Cattlemen's Open Classic
Rollz Royce wins Cattlemen’s Classic
Six-year-old Rollz Royce LTE $280,700, a leading money earner in 2018 and 2019, claimed his second 2020 championship, on Wednesday, March 4, with a 226-point win in the Cattlemen’s Open Classic. It was the seventh major title for the Dual Smart Rey son trained and shown by Beau Galyean, for Tom Guinn, Philadelphia, Miss. Out of the unshown High Brow Cat daughter, Show Biz Kitty, Rollz Royce is a half-brother to 5-year-old Badboonarising LTE $284,580, reserve champion of the 2018 NCHA Open Futurity.
Lady Metallic LTE $39,049, shown by Grant Setnicka for Thomas Peterson, Seattle, Wash., claimed the reserve championship with 221.5 points. The 5-year-old Metallic Cat daughter came into the finals with the high cumulative go-round score of 443 points. Bred by Drummond Land & Cattle, Lady Metallic is out of a full sister to Moms Stylish Babe, dam of the earners of over $1.3 million, including Moms Stylish Player $408,233.
Cool N Hot LTE $364,489, the 2018 NCHA Open Horse of the Year, bred and owned by Paula Wood and shown by Kobie Wood, scored 220.5 points for third place. The Hottish-sired son won three major 2018 Open events with Kobie, including the NCHA Super Stakes. He has also claimed four major Non-Pro wins for Paula, including the 2019 and 2020 Abilene Spectacular. Out of Donas Cool Cat LTE $315,104, Cool N Hot is a half-brother to Donas Suen Boon LTE $425,911, Paula Wood’s 2012 NCHA Futurity Non-Pro champion.