NCHA W ORLD CHAM PIONSHIP FUTURITY 2008 by linxiaoqin

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									NCHA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FUTURITY 2008
                                        S U N DAY, N OV E M B E R 23, 20 0 8           D a i l y C h a t t e r s p o n s o r e d b y We s t e r n B l o o d s t o c k

                                        AN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE NATIONAL CUTTING HORSE ASSOCIATION



                                                                                  Mecom Bay Roan
                                                                               rates 220 to take the day
                                                                                         Little Bow Peepto at 218.5




                                           TODAY’S SCHEDULE
                                            Beginning at 8:00 a.m.
                                              Open 1st go-round
                                             100 entries • 7 sets

                                         MONDAY’S SCHEDULE
                                            Beginning at 8:00 a.m.
                                              Open 1st go-round
                                             105 entries • 7 sets

                                         TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE
                                            Beginning at 8:00 a.m.
                                              Open 1st go-round
                                             105 entries • 7 sets

                                        WEDNESDAY’S SCHEDULE
                                            Beginning at 8:00 a.m.
                                              Open 1st go-round
                                             105 entries • 7 sets

                                        THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE                    Gary Gonsalves, right, rode Mecom Bay Roan, by Mecom Blue, to score 220 points for
                                            Beginning at 8:00 a.m.             owner Lannie Mecom, Brenham, Texas.
                                              Open 1st go-round
                                             105 entries • 7 sets



                                                                               T
                                                                                     hird Cutting and Boyd Rice                 cut some good cows and I couldn't
                                                                                     set the bar on the first day of            be happier. It's just a relief to get
                                                                                     Open competition with 218                  (the first ride) over with."
                                                                               points in the second bunch, while                     Gonsalves, who was the
                                                                               Ragtime CD Cat and Tim Smith                     second rider in the bunch, worked
                                                                               matched them in the third. But it                two cows and drove a third out, at
                                                       Shoppers note:
                                                                               was Mecom Bay Roan, with Gary                    the buzzer.
                                        The Western Mercantile in the
                                        Exhibit Hall opens for business        Gonsalves in the seventh bunch,                       "I didn't want to do anything
                                               daily at 9:00 am.               who cleared the bar with yester-                 stupid right there at the end,"
                                                                               day's high score of 220 points.                  said Gonsalves. "He did plenty for
                                                                                   "You have a good idea of what                them to see what he has."
                                        ATTENTION AMATEUR MEMBERS:             they should do, but you never                         Mecom Bay Roan seems to
                                         Amateur Meeting, Saturday, Dec. 13    know," said Gonsalves, who rides                 have a lot of the same finesse as
                                        11:00 - 1:00 pm South Texas Room -     the Mecom Blue-sired colt for his                his full sister Quintan Blue, reserve
                                             Amon Carter Exhibit Hall          breeder, Lannie Mecom, owner of                  champion of the 2004 NCHA
                                                                               Wichita Ranch, Brenham, TX. "We                                       Continued on page 2
Leaders from the first day of Open competition at the 2008 NCHA Open Futurity include, left to right: Eddie Flynn with 218.5 points on Little Bow Peepto, by
Peptoboonsmal, for Peter and Nora Stent; Tag Rice with 218 points aboard Crown Him Pistol, by Dual Rey, owned by Tooter Dorman; and Boyd Rice with 218
points riding Third Cutting, by Boonlight Dancer, owned by Carl and Shawnea Smith.

                                                                                                             Today’s Action, continued from page 1
                                                  You say it’s                                               Futurity under Roger Wagner and a top
                                                 your birthday!                                              10 all-time NCHA money earner with
                                                                                                             $609,000.
                                                     These NCHA members                                          "He can really move his front end
                                               are celebrating their birthday today.                         free and easy," said Gonsalves, refer-
 Terry Albert .......................... Dublin, VA    Chico Levy ................................ Canada
                                                                                                             ring to the style that was Quintan Blue's
                                                                                                             hallmark.
 Jim Armstrong ............... Grants Pass, OR         Marlene Lewis ............... Sierra Vista, AZ
                                                                                                                 Mecom Bay Roan is the third per-
 Dudley Caraway ........... Weatherford, TX            Matt Martin ........................Perryton, TX      former out of 12-year-old Quiolena, by
 Ronald G Baccus .............. Hearldton, OK          Linda Maxedon ............ Germantown, KY             CD Olena (4-year-old Quiocattin, by
 Mike Blackley ............. Mooringsport, LA          Sammi Jo Mccoid..................Buffalo, SD          Cattin, has earned $7,000), but the bay
 Thomas Borell ............Poughkeepsie, NY            Hannah Miller ...................... Bogart, GA       roan colt has three full siblings con-
 R C Bridges .........................Quinlan, TX      Jose Macario Perez ...........New York, NY
                                                                                                             signed to the NCHA Futurity Sales (Lots:
                                                                                                             3146, 6082 and 7081), which begin on
 David Broumley ..................... Iredell, TX      Garrett Peterson ..................... Minot, ND
                                                                                                             December 9. His full sister, Quintan Blue,
 Erin P Brown .................. Myersville, MD        Christy Philips ........................Taylor, TX    has a yearling colt sired by High Brow
 Rolinda Click .................. Fort Worth, TX       James V Pickett ....................Dublin, OH        Cat that will also sell (Lot 3145).
 Debra Cole ............................... Olpe, KS   William Pipkin Jr ...................Waldo, AR            Wichita Ranch bred and owns
 Michael A Coronado ........ Las Vegas, NV             Michele Puryear.............. Byromville, GA          Mecom Blue, a son of Haidas Little Pep
 Holly Crenwelge ....... Fredericksburg, TX            Melissa Sachtleben....... Chappell Hill, TX
                                                                                                             out of all-time leading producer Royal
                                                                                                             Blue Boon. Mecom Blue is also sire of
 Jeff Decker ..................... Lovington, NM       Carrie Schueler ................. Louisville, KY
                                                                                                             2004 NCHA Co-Horse of the Year Laredo
 Judy Deshautelle ............. Marksville, LA         Smiley Shawcroft ................. La Jara, CO        Blue, champion of the 2003 NCHA Non-
 H J (Sonny) Elfert .............. Ardmore, OK         Dru Sloop ........................ West Linn, OR      Pro Futurity for Scott Ferguson.
 Melyssa Elliott ....................Paducah, TX       Lisa Starr............................. Grafton, NE
 Anne Fackrell .................. Cedar City, UT       Brad Stepp..........................Boulder, WY                    Little Bow Peepto
 Eddie Fergerson ................. Anahuac, TX         Susan Stewart ........................ Bowie, TX
                                                                                                                 Little Bow Peepto and Eddie Flynn
                                                                                                             worked late in the seventh bunch to post
 Libbie Leigh Goldberg ........ Ossining, NY           R Fisher Strom ..................... Trenton, SC
                                                                                                             the day's second highest mark - 218.5
 Sara Goodell .......................... Celina, TX    Robert J Vishinsky ........ Penns Grove, NJ           points.
 Leslie L Graor ................ Las Cruces, NM        Amy Weiss ................Newfoundland, NJ                "She's been a terrific little mare
 Sandy Haskins .................. Clements, CA         Kelly White ........................Amarillo, TX      all year and just a joy to train," said
 Susanne Haug ......................... Germany        Fieldon Williams Jr .... New Plymouth, ID             Flynn, who was a finalist in last year's
 Doug Hodges .......................Bellville, TX
                                                                                                             Futurity (7th) riding Little Bow Peepto's
                                                                                                             half-sister, Stylish Little Bow, by Docs
More Open leaders, include, left to right: Tim Smith with 218 points riding Ragtime CD Cat, by High Brow Cat, for Sally Nakasawa; Mary Ann Rapp with 217 points
on her own horse Amanda Starlena, by Smart Little Lena; and Phil Rapp with 217 aboard Dont Look Twice, by High Brow Cat, owned by Waco Bend Ranch.

Stylish Oak, owned by Alexa Stent.                         "He kind of looks like and works                 him and he did a great job."
Stent's parents, Peter and Nora Stent,                like one you would hope to get when                       Third Cutting is the third foal out
own Little Bow Peepto, a Peptoboonsmal                you bred that mare to Dual Rey," Rice                 of the Smart Little Lena daughter Crab
daughter.                                             added. "He spreads out like she did, but              Grass. Spooks Bluestem, by Grays Star-
     "She gives you an excellent feel,                he's a lot more sensitive. She was kind               light out of Crab Grass is the earner
when you're riding her, and she has a                 of fierce and raw."                                   of over $50,000. Four-year-old Funny
bright look about her on a cow," said                      Today, Rice shows Lena On Rey, by                Grass, a full brother to Third Cutting, is
Flynn. "She stops hard and is very                    Dual Rey, for Bill and Lisa Hefley in the             the earner of $7,000.
smooth with her moves, and smart on                   fourth set.                                               Rice won the 2008 NCHA Derby for
a cow," he added. "That's hard to find                                                                      Barry Syra on Peptos Stylish Sue, who
in a three-year-old."                                               Ragtime CD Cat                          he also showed as a finalist at last year's
     Little Bow Peepto is out of the Smart            Tim Smith showed Ragtime CD Cat                       Futurity (11th).
Little Lena daughter Bowmans Little                   for Sally Nakasawa of Yuma, AZ, who
Jewel, who in addition to Stylish Little              purchased the High Brow Cat daughter,                             Dont Look Twice
Bow, winner of more than $150,000, has                out of Ragtime CD, by CD Olena, from                  Phil and Mary Ann Rapp put up match-
also produced Bowmans Cat ($146,000)                  Wagonhound Land and Livestock.                        ing scores of 217 points on Dont Look
and Zacks Little Bowman ($115,581).                        "You never know what will happen                 Twice and Amanda Starlena, respec-
     Two 5-year-old full sisters to Bow-              here, but I've been pretty proud of her               tively. Both mares were bred by the
mans Little Jewel will be offered during              all year," said Smith, who was a final-               Rapps, who rank among cutting’s all-
the NCHA Futurity Sales (Lots: 4223 and               ist in last year's Futurity (13th) on Star            time leading breeders.
4226).                                                Above for Kyle Manion. "The first cow                     High Brow Cat daughter Dont Think
                                                      was a little gentle, but the second one               Twice, owned by Waco Bend Ranch, is
             Crown Him Pistol                         was really good. It sparked her up. She's             fourth generation Rapp breeding, out of
    One other horse, in addition to Third             better when she's moving."                            Tapt Twice, earner of $280,000, who is
Cutting with Boyd Rice and Ragtime CD                      Ragtime CD Cat is a half-sister to               out of Tap O Lena. one of cutting’s all-
Cat under Tim Smith, scored 218. Crown                Raggedy Old Dually, by Dual Pep, earner               time top earners with over $450,000.
Him Pistol, by Dual Rey, is the first foal            of $26,000. Smith rode her dam to earn                    Amanda Starlight, by Smart Little
out of NCHA Triple Crown champion                     more than $115,000.                                   Lena, is out of Amanda Stargun, who
and Horse of the Year Chiquita Pistol,                                                                      Mary Ann rode as champion of the 2003
who won the 2002 NCHA Futurity with                                  Third Cutting                          NCHA Super Stakes Classic.
Tag Rice. Rice was aboard Crown Him                   Boyd Rice rode Third Cutting, by
Pistol for breeder Tooter Dorman, as the              Boonlight Dancer, for Carl Smith, who
12th rider in the eighth and last bunch               purchased the colt for $46,000, at the
of the day.                                           October 16th Polo Ranch Dispersal in
                                                                                                              “Propaganda is the use of magic
    "He's a super nice little horse, and              Marietta, OK.                                           by those who no longer believe in
he's smart and he tries hard," said Rice.                  "He'd been hunting a horse for me                    it against those who still do.”
"But there will never be anything to me               all year that he thought could be a con-                           W.H. Auden
that will compare to her.                             tender," said Rice. "James Payne trained
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              FUTURITY SALES 2008

                      SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
                                                                  Followed by
                                                       ST. NICKS PINES, LLC DISPERSAL
                                                                  Followed by
           SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
 9:00 am NCHA MID-FUTURITY SALE SESSION I              PART 2 OF GASPARILLA INN, INC
                 Watt Arena                                    CONSIGNMENT
                                                              John Justin Arena
            SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7
    9:00 am PART 1 OF GASPARILLA INN, INC                 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11
               CONSIGNMENT                      9:00 am PREFERRED BREEDERS SALE SESSION 4
                  Followed by                              Broadcast Live on RFD-TV
                                                             John Justin Sale Arena
     NCHA MID-FUTURITY SALE SESSION 2
12:00 Noon BUFFALO RANCH PRODUCTION SALE                    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12
                 Followed by                           8:30 am HORSEMEN FOR CHRIST
  NCHA MID-FUTURITY SALE SESSION 2, cont.                STALLION SERVICE AUCTION
               Watt Arena                                        Followed by
                                                            Auction of 2009 Seasons,
                                                     Lifetime Breedings & Syndicate Shares
                                                                John Justin Arena
            TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9                 9:00 am PREFERRED BREEDERS SALE SESSION 5
9:00 am SELECT SEASONED CUTTING HORSE SALE                 Broadcast Live on RFD-TV
                  Watt Arena                                 John Justin Sale Arena

     4:00 pm PLAINSCAPITAL BANK PARTY
        Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres & Music
                 Everyone Invited
                                                          SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13
             John Justin Sale Arena
5:00 pm NCHA DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD              SUPER STALLION WEEKEND DAY 1
         Presented to Colonel Don Green             A 2-Day Display of Cutting’s Finest Sires
                  Followed by                           7:30 am CUTTER’S BREAKFAST
                                                                Everyone Invited
     PREFERRED BREEDERS SALE SESSION 1
                                                        SPONSORED BY XTO ENERGY
WESTERN BLOODSTOCK INVITATIONAL YEARLING SALE
          Broadcast Live on RFD-TV
                                                       9:00 am NCHA FUTURITY SALE OF
            John Justin Sale Arena
                                                  2-YEAR-OLDS BY SELECT SIRES SESSION 1
                                                                 Watt Arena
         WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10
          9:00 am THE OXBOW EVENT                          SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14
     A Production Sale at the NCHA Futurity
           Broadcast Live on RFD-TV                   SUPER STALLION WEEKEND DAY 2
                  Followed by                       A 2-Day Display of Cutting’s Finest Sires
                                                        7:30 am CUTTER’S BREAKFAST
   PREFERRED BREEDERS SALE SESSION 2                            Everyone Invited
        NEW SIRE SPOTLIGHT SALE                 SPONSORED BY WEATHERFORD NATIONAL BANK
         Broadcast Live on RFD-TV
               Followed by                             9:00 am NCHA FUTURITY SALE OF
                                                  2-YEAR-OLDS BY SELECT SIRES SESSION 2
   PREFERRED BREEDERS SALE SESSION 3
                                                                 Watt Arena
         Broadcast Live on RFD-TV




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