Cole Rothwell, Dallas, Tex., was the clear winner with 221 points aboard Khaleesi Cat on Saturday, in the NCHA Derby Limited Non-Pro Finals. Lica Pinkston, Alice, Tex., claimed reserve with 217.5 points riding Stylish Top Brow, while Barney Mac Smith, Maryneal, Tex., scored 215 points to place third on Catillac Smooth.
Cole Rothwell, the NCHA earner of $400,242, won the 2004 NCHA Super Stakes Classic Amateur championship riding Little Lady Stylish LTE $34,089. Khaleesi Cat LTE $56,381, by Jazarell Cat, carried Rothwell as the sixth-place finalist in the NCHA Futurity Non-Pro and a finalist in the Limited Non-Pro. The pair also won the 2017 Cattlemen’s Derby Limited Non-Pro and placed as reserve champion in the Non-Pro division of that event. Khaleesi Cat’s second dam, Bambi Freckles LTE $102,104, won the 2001 NCHA Classic Challenge Non-Pro Championship.