An enthusiastic crowd of bidders, owners, and spectators, watched as 48 yearlings sold for an average of $91,548 (80% of the offering compared to 75% sold in 2022).
Seventeen riders qualify to compete for the $1 million top prize, including more women than ever before. Meanwhile, the “Run for a Million” has expanded to also encompass cutting and reined cow horse, which test riders’ ability to work with cattle.
Fappani has attended the NRCHA Western Derby in 2022 and '23, but has been waiting to try his hand at the futurity.
Kittennish was already ahead in the race for Horse of the Year and Shepard wanted to make the most of the final shows in the season.
Both riders won $14,500 for the co-championship title. Adan Banuelos and Kenneth Platt also tied for third/fourth place with scores of 220.5.
When Hottish Metal and Adan Banuelos walk into a finals herd, it’s pedal to the metal for the entire two minutes and 30 seconds they’re in the pen, whether the […]
The word Sanctus translates to “holy” in Latin. In cutting, it has become synonymous with “win.”
The Special 5 returned to the Breeder's Invitational in a big way in 2021, with horses sired by eligible stallions competing for an additional $340,000 in added money.
Todd Quirk has Reystylin Smooth to thank for a lot of his career highlights, and now he has the gelding to thank for a major win at the Kit Kat Sugar NCHA Super Stakes.
Reigning NCHA Futurity Open Champion All Spice and trainer Adan Banuelos are back in the winner's circle, taking the 4-Year-Old Open at The Cattlemen's in a display of style and talent that had one of her owners seeing shades of a cutting great.