Reysin Kittens and Metallic Mania, shown by Grant Setnicka and Adan Banuelos, respectively, tied with 222.5 points to become co-champions of the 2019 PCCHA Futurity Open Classic-Challenge on Sunday, October 6, at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center in Las Vegas.
Somethingtobelievein scored 221 points to place third under Brett McGlothlin.
Reysin Kittens, sired by Dual Rey and owned by Bitterroot Ranch, Las Vegas, and Metallic Mania, sired by Metallic Cat and owned by SMF Cutting Horses LLC, Aspen, Colo., each earned $11,000, while Somethingtobelievein, sired by Hydrive Cat and owned by Brett and Jody McGlothlin, collected $8,750.
Bred by Frank and Bonnie Martin, Las Vegas, Nev., out of Kittens, by High Brow Cat, Reysin Kittens has earned 78 checks in limited age events during his career, under Grant Setnicka and Jaime Snider in Open and Bonnie Martin in Non-Pro competition.
Warlock Locks Down Title
Warlock, shown by Beau Galyean for owner and breeder Fults Ranch, Amarillo, Tex., scored 225 points to win the 2019 PCCHA Open 4-Year-Old Stakes.
Metallics MVP, owned by Billy Wolf, Whitesboro, Tex., and also shown by Galyean, scored 222 points to claim the reserve championship, while Slooow Ride, owned by Pat Taylor, and Sueper Trouper, owned by J Five Horse Ranch, tied for third with 220 points shown by Lloyd Cox and Grant Setnicka, respectively.
A Star Is Borne Three-Peat
A Star Is Borne, shown by Michael Cooper for Belle Terre Ranch, Corinth, Miss., scored 226 points as the first horse to work in the PCCHA 3-Year-Old Futurity and never looked back. It was the third championship win from three 3-year-old limited age finals for A Star Is Borne, sired by Boon Too Suen and bred by Rose Valley Ranch.
Lourdes, owned and shown by Beau Galyean, Amarillo, Tex., scored 220 points for reserve, while Tweezin My Brow, with Lloyd Cox for Kathleen Moore, placed third with 218.5 points.
It’s a Rapp in the PCCHA Derby Non-Pro Finals
Ryan Rapp, Weatherford, Tex., rode Hows Your Memorey, by High Brow CD, to win the PCCHA 4-Year-Old Derby Non-Pro championship and with 222 points. Cody Hedlund, Lipan, Tex., claimed reserve with 217 points aboard Wood Ya Teles, by Woody Be Tuff, and Jennifer Foland placed third with 216 points on Hiss N Vinegar, by Dual Smart Rey. Rapp’s win was worth $9,000, while Hedlund claimed $7,000, and Foland earned $5,894.