Sweet Win for
Sweet win for Stevie Rey VonMarch 8th, 2018
Stevie Rey Von LTE $370,096, winner of the 2015 NCHA Futurity, scored 228 points under Beau Galyean to win the Cattlemen’s 5/6 Classic Open for new owners, Alvin and Becky Fults, Amarillo, Tex. Miss Stylish Katz, shown by Adan Banuelos for Lone Oak Performance Horses, scored 221 points for the reserve championship, while HR Cats Starlight, ridden by Tarin Rice for E.J. Huntley, posted 220 points for third.
Six-year-old Stevie Rey Von, by Metallic Cat, was purchased in February by Alvin and Becky Fults, Amarillo, Tex. The Fults’s owned Metallic Cat, 2008 NCHA Futurity champion and NCHA Horse of the Year under Beau Galyean and an all-time leading sire of earners of more than $16 million. In September 2017, Fultz Ranch sold Metallic Cat for an undisclosed amount to Bobby Patton’s Rocking P Ranch, Fort Worth, Tex. Stevie Rey Von is Metallic Cat’s third-highest money earner and first NCHA Futurity champion.
Miss Stylish Katz LTE $93,892, a 5-year-old High Brow Cat daughter, out of Miss Stylish Pepto LTE $216,005, placed fifth with Banuelos in the 2017 NCHA Super Stakes, and won the 2018 Arbuckle Mountain 5/6 Classic and reserve in the Cattlemens 5/6 Classic with Banuelos, as well.
HR Cats Starlight LTE $157,229, a 5-year-old gelding sired by High Brow Cat, and a leading 4-year-old money earner with Rice, was reserve champion of the 2017 Breeders Invitational and claimed the win in the 2017 Brazos Bash 4-Year-Old Open. He also won the 2017 Cattlemen’s 4-Year-Old Non-Pro championship with E.J. Huntley and the 2018 Abilene Spectacular 5/6 Classic Amateur with Christina Huntley.