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NCHA Championship Futurity for 3-year-old horses which have not been shown.
NCHA Super Stakes divisions for 4-year-old and 5-/6-year-old horses sired by subscribed stallions.
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NCHA Summer Spectacular presented by Great American Insurance. Divisions for 4-year-old and 5-/6-year-old horses.
NCHA World Championship Finals. Fifteen Entries are taken in both the Open and Non-Pro Championship classes, based on the Top Standings from each class.
Eastern National Championships presented by The 6666 Ranch. Contestants in NCHA's affiliate or area standings are eligible to compete in the 12 approved Championship classes.
Western National Championships presented by The 6666 Ranch. Contestants in NCHA's affiliate or area standings are eligible to compete in the 12 approved Championship classes.
In addition, NCHA organizes NCHA Weekend during which shows are held for all 25 NCHA Regions in the USA and Canada.
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Arbuckle Open Go Rounds
Andy Sherrerd spot-on with 225 points; NCHA Futurity champion All Spice prevails
Andy Sherrerd, riding C Spot Betty for Mark Gardiner, Ashland, Kan., scored 225 points for a definitive win in the Arbuckle Mountain 5/6 Open $200,000 2-Year Rollback go-round. Twelve riders with scores of 218 or higher, from a field of 45 entries, qualified for the finals, to be held on February 26. Troy Riddle, on Boot Scootin Skeet, earned 221 points, the second-highest score, while Steve Oehlhof was third with 220.5 on Miaia.
Andy Sherrerd and 6-year-old C Spot Betty LTE $43,736, by C Spot Cut, were 2020 Open 5/6- year-old finalists in the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity, as well as the Cattlemen’s Derby. Sherrerd, the NCHA Hall of Fame earner of $1.1 million, was a co-reserve champion of the 2016 Arbuckle Mountain Open Limited riding Dualcious LTE $56,199, sired by Halreycious and owned by Randall Bass.
C Spot Betty is the first money earner out of Bet On The Cat, by Bet On Me 495, and Bet On The Cat is a half-sister to Divas On Time LTE $179,620, by One Time Pepto.
Six-year-old Boot Scootin Skeet, by Kit Kat Sugar, was bred and owned by Troy Riddle’s father, Terry Riddle, who passed away earlier this year. Troy Riddle, the NCHA earner of $568,943, showed Boot Scootin Skeet as a finalist in the 2020 Arbuckle Mountain 5/6 Open Limited Classic and in the 2019 Non-Pro Plus The Open 4-Year-Old Open.
Steve Oehlhof, the NCHA Hall of Fame earner of over $1.7 million, shows Miaia LTE $13,683 for Charles Burger, Chatsworth, Ga. Bred by Jose Sigala, 5-year-old Miaia was Open reserve champion last year at the The Non-Pro Plus with Chris Hanson. Sired by Cat Belue, Miaia is out of Uno Tassa Mia by Smart Little Uno, producer of 18 earners of over $682,410
Steve Oehlhof also earned 219 points in the $200,000 go-round riding the 6-year-old Dual Rey daughter Silver Rey Queen, for Chantee Freeman, Quinlan, Tex., and tied four other riders, with 218.5 points, aboard Metallic Cat gelding LBR Chic LTE $10,172, also owned by Charles Burger.
On Wednesday, February 24, NCHA Futurity Open champion All Spice, sired by Once In A Blu Boon and owned by Hill/Holmes Partnership, Glen Rose, Tex., scored 221.5 points under Adan Banuelos, in the second go-round of the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity, for a cumulative of 446 points, to top 25 qualifiers headed to the finals, on Thursday, February 25. All Spice and Banuelos had also won the first go-round with 224.5 points.
Owned by Billy Wolf, sired by Once In A Blu Boon, and shown by Austin Shepard, Fancy Deville claimed the second-highest cumulative, with a pair of 222-point scores, for a total 444 points. And Chaty Catty, owned by James and Nadine Payne, Overbrook, Okla., scored 221.5 points under James on Wednesday to the realize third-highest cumulative score of 442.5 points going into the finals.
The Arbuckle Mountain Futurity continues through Sunday, February 28.
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