Wes Ashlock from took out the first final of the 2016 NCHA Super Stakes with a convincing win in the John Deere Classic at Fort Worth.
Wes rode Metallics Star and marked a 221, two and half points in front of second place to take home $4,108 in prize money. The win takes Wes’s earning to date to more than $216,000.
Metallics Star was owned by John and Jana Thacker. The horse has now won more than $50,000.
It’s a double take for Wes, who won the very same event just two years ago on Amafoxy Cat (also owned by the Thackers). He spoke with CHTO’s Simone Cobb about his win.
Todd Gann placed second on Hevvy Metal, with an 218.5, just a half point in front of third place getter, Andrew Coates aboard Miss Martini Boon.