The early futurities are offering a preview of what may be to come later this year in the race for the top of the freshman cutting sire rankings with two high-profile stallions recently getting winners.
Time is running out to bid on a 2019 breeding to Metallic Rebel that will benefit a cutting industry family who battled cancer. The auction closes at midnight tonight (Thursday, Jan. 31).
Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Beau Galyean is branching out with a new venture, Beau Galyean Stallion Services. His opening roster will consist of 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year Metallic Rebel and multiple limited-age Open champion Rollz Royce.
Metallic Rebel. The name speaks for itself. He is a force in the cutting pen that can seldom be beat. At the Southern Cutting Futurity, he added a couple major accomplishments to his list of accolades – National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year and a career record score.
Metallic Rebel continued to steamroll through the 5/6-year-old division with the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association [PCCHA] Futurity Classic/Challenge Open Championship, but he had to outdo two full siblings in order to make it happen.
In a Classic/Challenge Open finals stacked with talent, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular saw tons of action July 22 in Fort Worth, Texas. Ichis My Choice topped the competition in a powerful run that had the arena filled with excitement.