Scooter Kat was firing on all cylinders in the NRCHA Derby finals, winning all three events to take the Open Championship with Justin Wright. • Photo by Primo Morales.

“Once-in-a-Lifetime” Horse Scooter Kat Cruises to NRCHA Derby Win

Scooter Kat won the NRCHA Derby with a powerful performance, leading all three rounds in the finals to take the title in Scottsdale, Arizona.

First Champions Crowned at NRCHA Derby; Finalists Determined

Finalists have been determined at the 2019 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby, presented by Cats Picasso. After three events, Scooter Kat (Kit Kat Sugar x Scooters Daisy Dukes x Dual Smart Rey) and Santa Maria, California, professional Justin Wright led the Derby Open preliminary composite with 664.5 (222.5 herd/ 220 rein/ 222 cow). The bubbles for […]

Déjà Vu in Vegas

The last time Justin Wright and Eric Freitas showed horses in Las Vegas, they both returned to California with a win. For Wright, topping the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes field riding Freitas’ Scooter Kat felt eerily familiar; however, winning an NRCHA premier event was even more special for this longtime trainer-owner […]