Cattlemen's 4 YO Open
Sanctus wins Cattlemen’s 4-Year-Old Open
Sanctus and Rodrigo Taboga, winners of the Abilene Spectacular Open Limited, scored 223 points on Thursday, March 5, to win the 2020 Cattlemen’s Open Derby. Tweezin My Brow with Lloyd Cox, and Twice In Santiago under Adan Banuelos, tied with 222 points to split second and third.
Owned by Scott Durham, Fort Worth, Tex., and bred by Isidro Sigala, Sanctus is sired by High Brow Cat and out of the Dual Rey daughter Sofie Rey LTE $148,557, who carried Sigala as reserve champion of the 2010 Cattlemen’s Amateur Derby. Sanctus is also a full brother to Sofies Choice Cat LTE $59,575, the 2018 NCHA Futurity Amateur reserve champion under Tom Williams.
Rodrigo Taboga, the NCHA earner of $277,536, won the 2019 NCHA Futurity Open Limited riding Sugar Smak LTE $50,197, owned by Bridget Trenary and sired by Kit Kat Sugar.
Tweezin My Brow LTE $52,914, owned by Kathleen Moore, Madill, Okla., won the 2019 Non-Pro championships of the PCCHA Futurity and the West Texas Futurity with Ty Moore. The High Brow Cat daughter and Moore also placed third in the Non-Pro finals of the Arbuckle Mountain Derby, where Lloyd Cox showed Tweezin My Brow as a finalist in the Open. Cox had also shown her to place third in the finals of the PCCHA Futurity.
Bred by Glenn and Debbie Drake, out of Miss Stylish Pepto LTE $216,005, by Peptoboonsmal, Tweezin My Brow is a full sister to Cat Atat Cat LTE $242,665 and Miss Stylish Katz LTE $101,748.
This is the third reserve champion title for Twice In Santiago LTE $185,929, owned and bred by Double Dove Ranch, Fort Worth, Tex. The Once In A Blu Boon daughter also claimed the reserve championship of the NCHA Open Futurity, as well as of the Arbuckle Mountain Derby under Adan Banuelos. Out of Twice As Reycy LTE $194,141, by Dual Rey, Twice In Santiago is a half-sister to Pedel To The Metall LTE $253,154, by Metallic Cat, and Reycy Moon LTE $209,363, by Cats Moonshine.
Cara Brewer and Metallic Rabbit win Classic Open Limited
Cara Brewer scored 223 points on her 5-year-old homebred Metallic Cat daughter, Metallic Rabbit LTE $29,671, to win the 2020 Cattlemens Open Limited. Neil Roger, riding 6-year-old Metallic Jack LTE $150,781 for the Metallic Cat gelding’s breeders Lach and Jan Perks, earned reserve in the five-horse finals with 220 points. Brewer also scored 217 points on 5-year-old Our Little Hottie LTE $24,413, sired by Hottish and owned by Pete and Carol Woods, Blanchard, Okla., to tie for third with Armando Costa Neto and Bill Oreylly LTE $29,612. Sired by Dual Rey and bred by Filipe Barbosa, 6-year-old Bill Oreylly is owned by Fazenda Barrinha Ranch Weatherford, Tex.
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