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Cutting Events

Sweet Baby Marie Wins Again

SweetBabyMarie MMiller 102716Sweet Baby Marie & Matt Miller • Photo by Kelsey PecsekAfter a stellar futurity season, Sweet Baby Marie and Matt Miller wrapped up the year with a victory at the Southern Cutting Futurity in Jackson, Mississippi. In a tight race, they edged their competition by a half-point for the Futurity Open Championship.

Kual Lil Wendy Clinches Derby Open Victory

KualLilWendy AShepard 102516Kual Lil Wendy & Austin Shepard • Photo by Kelsey PecsekAs the fall limited-age event season winds down, horses in Jackson, Mississippi, at the Southern Cutting Futurity are making their final efforts to add money to their 2016 records. In the Oct. 25 Derby Open finals, Kual Lil Wendy and Austin Shepard proved worthy of the lion’s share of the purse.

Final Champions Crowned at PCCHA Futurity

AutumnRey BMartin HHarrel102016Bonnie Martin & Autumn ReyThe final day of the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity wrapped up with the Derby Unlimited Amateur finals, and it was Bonnie Martin and Autumn Rey that walked away with the Championship.

Bill Lacy Takes PCCHA Futurity Non-Pro Title

ThisBlondsNotEasy BLacy HHarrel102016Bill Lacy & This Blonds Not EasyThe Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity continued on Oct. 15 with the Futurity Non-Pro finals, where eight horse-and-rider combinations competed for the title. Bill Lacy piloted This Blonds Not Easy to top honors and collected a check for $10,000.

Amandas CD, Cromed Out Cat Tie for Derby Open Win

14241440 10157505186395599 341713083023728775 oAmandas CD (pictured) and Cromed Out Cat tied for the Derby Open title at the PCCHA Futurity. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom The Open Derby finals at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity were jam-packed with excitement, and two horse-and-rider combinations tied for the win. Geoffrey Sheehan piloted Cromed Out Cat to a 223 in the first set, then Matt Miller and Amandas CD matched their score.

Reyzin & Rapp Win Congress

Reyzin PRappReyzin & Phil Rapp, pictured at The Cattlemen's • Photo by Mirus StudioIn the final installment of the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting this year, Reyzin carried Equi-Stat Elite $9 Million Rider Phil Rapp to an Open win at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio.

Metallic Rebel Takes Stakes Open title in Las Vegas

WTF03 MetallicRebel BGalyean 16SSMetallic Rebel & Beau Galyean • Photo by Suzanne SylvesterMetallic Rebel is having a year for the books. He just keeps racking up titles, and he added another championship to his résumé when he and Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider claimed the Stakes Open Championship at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity.