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The 2020 Kit Kat Sugar NCHA Super Stakes will have the distinction of being the first of the association's Triple Crown events to use the leveling system. Last year, Phil Hanson and Hiss N Vinegar won the NCHA Super Stakes Open Championship. • Photo by Video West Productions.

NCHA Super Stakes to be First Leveled Triple Crown Event

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) will offer its first leveled Triple Crown event this year.

More Major NCHA Events Trying Leveling This Year

At least three major limited-age cuttings plan to offer leveled classes this year. Officials hope testing the leveling system proposed during last year’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Convention will give insight into how well the class-restructuring system works.
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Olena Shes Metallic Tops 3-Year-Old Intermediate Open

When Olena Shes Metallic, a daughter of Equi-Stat Elite $21 Million Sire Metallic Cat, and Walt Erwin entered the arena from the second draw, the crowd erupted in cat-calls. The cheers grew louder as the duo put the moves on their cattle, earning the Cotton Stakes 3-Year-Old Intermediate Open title in a nine-horse field. “It was good! We cut three really […]