Little Jackson Cat scored 221 points as champion of the NCHA Western Nationals Open Finals. The win represented the third in three days for rider Mike Wood, who also showed Hesa Belle Cat to win the $5,000 Novice Finals and Peeptos Cat to win the $25,000 Novice Finals.
Metallic Cash Flo, shown by Brett Davis, and Cornrey, under Scott Amos, placed second and third, respectively, with 219 and 217.5 points.
Joseph Boyd Scores 219 For $2,000 Limited Rider Win
Joseph Boyd, Scottsdale, Ariz., showed Bless Chu Mate LTE $58,332, owned by Gerald Dorros, of Scottsdale, to win the NCHA Western Nationals $2,000 Limited Rider Finals. Boyd also tied for third with 216 points on Cyndi Cat, owned by Dorros.
Rachel Floyd, Booker, Tex., scored 218 points for reserve aboard Rey Bans, while Tylor Todd, Rexford, Kan., scored 216 points on his own horse, Cat Xcellent, to tie Joseph Boyd for third.
Greeson Claims $50,000 Amateur Title
Misty Greeson, Bartlesville, Okla., scored 222 points on Lil Maddy Rey, by Dual Smart Rey, to win the NCHA Western Nationals $50,000 Amateur championship.
Colette Benson, Lac La Biche, Alberta, was reserve champion with 219 points on Candy Girl, by That Sly Cat, while Duce Barlow placed third with 218 points on Mr Connerey, by Dual Rey.
Peeptos Cat Wins $25,000 Novice Championship
Peeptos Cat scored 221.5 points to win the $25,000 Novice championship under Mike Wood, who also showed reserve champion Little Jackson Cat, with a score of 221.
Gettin Hott In Here placed third with 219 points under Ryan Moore.
Hesa Bella Cat Delivers 226-Point Win In $5,000 Novice
Mike Wood, who showed Peeptos Cat and Little Jackson Cat as champion and reserve champion, respectively, in NCHA Western Nationals $25,000 Novice Finals, scored another one-two punch in NCHA Western Nationals $5,000 Novice Finals, with 226 points on Hesa Belle Cat and 223 points on Dos Cats.
Jaira Mckeown Owned $15,000 Amateur Championship With 219 Points
Jaira McKeown, Minden, Nev., won the NCHA Western Nationals $15,000 Amateur Finals with a definitive 219 points on Metallic Whisper. Laine Jenlink, Cherokee, Okla., scored 217 for the reserve championship on Dangerous Cat, while Samantha Cajka, Lincoln, Neb., placed third with 213.5 points riding CR Spoonful of Lucy.