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Lance Cooper Dominates 2018 Super Stakes Ltd Non Pro Derby

April 23rd, 2018 by Simone Cobb

You could say Lance Cooper was a star of the 2018 Super Stakes after winning two titles in less than a week and making a third final. Lance dominated the Ltd Non Pro Derby Championship on Zen And Tonic with an impressive 224!

The 17-year-old told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he just loves showing that mare! Reserve Champ was awarded to Alexa Dahl with a 218.5 on Playsomethingsmooth.

 


Megan Miller and Chad Bushaw Tie for First in 2018 Super Stakes Non Pro Derby

April 23rd, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

It was an exciting Non Pro Derby final that saw Megan Miller and Chad Bushaw share the title at the 2018 Super Stakes. Chad marked a 222 on Bittersweet in the first set, a score matched by Megan on Carolena Reyn in the second set. Chad told CHTO”s Simone Cobb he’s hopeful of winning the Triple Crown after also taking out the Non Pro Futurity title on the same horse. Meanwhile Megan told Simone she was proud to win in the Will Rogers on a horse she raised.


Kobie Wood Victorious In 2018 Super Stakes Derby Championship

April 23rd, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

An emotional Kobie Wood thanked his wife, loper and turnback team with much gratitude, showing the mark of the man, after taking out the Derby Championship at the 2018 Super Stakes. A crowd favorite, Kobie rode Cool N Hot to dominate with a 227, well ahead of the field by 4 and half points. Beau Galyean won Reserve on Rollz Royce with a 222.5 Kobie told CHTO’s Simone Cobb, it took him 40 years to win the Derby title and did it on a horse he bred by Hottish.


Lance Cooper Dominates 2018 Super Stakes Ltd Open Derby Final

April 17th, 2018 by Simone Cobb

At just 17 years old, Lance Cooper has dominated the Limited Open Derby Final at the 2018 Super Stakes. Lance rode Zen And Tonic to mark a 223 first out in the final to win by 6 points! He told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he was thrilled to win his second major title, after the successful pair tied for first in the Limited Non Pro Futurity last December. Garrett Hampton earned Reserve Champ title on Merlott, scoring a 217.


Steve Anderson Triumphant In 2018 Super Stakes Non Pro Classic

April 13th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

It was the best shot of adrenalin Steve Anderson has experienced in his 22 years of cutting when he won the Non Pro Classic Championship at the 2018 Super Stakes. Steve rode Littlemak to mark an impressive 224, a half point in front of Reserve Champion Alexa Stent who rode Bowmerang.


Langston Patillo and Jim Vangilder Share 2018 Super Stakes Amateur Classic Title

April 12th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

It was two for the title in the Amateur Classic Final at the 2018 Super Stakes in Fort Worth. Jim Vangilder and Langston Patillo both marked a 221 to share the championship on Smooth Sailing Cat and Dualin Smooth Legacy respectively. Both riders spoke to CHTO’s Simone Cobb in this interview. Langston started out saying he was proud of himself for making at least 3 finals. Meanwhile, Jim said he was happy to win after a nine year break from the sport. Langston also placed third on High Stylin CD with a 219.


Rocky Davis Wins 2018 Super Stakes Unlimited Amateur Derby

April 12th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

Rocky Davis is on track to becoming a triple crown champion after dominating the Unlimited Amateur Derby at the 2018 Super Stakes. Rocky and Redneck Creyzy laid down a 222 to win with a lead of 5 points. It’s the same event the pair took out at the 2017 Futurity. The Canadian competitor told CHTO’s Simone Cobb, he’s excited to come back for the Summer Spectacular to try. Traci Shehady is the Unlimited Amateur Derby Reserve Champion with a 217 on You Cant Buy Love.


Nelson Vivas Takes Out 2018 Super Stakes Amateur Derby Title

April 11th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

It was a dream come true for Nelson Vivas who claimed victory in the 2018 Super Stakes Amateur Derby Championship. Nelson, who’s only been cutting for 3 years, rode Futurity Champion Playboy is Smooth to mark a 216 to win. He told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he’s only had 3 rides on his horse and immediately gelled with him. Reserve Champion, John Rockey secured his spot with a 214.5 on Dureyngo Kid.


Gary Barker Clinches 2018 Super Stakes Unltd Amateur Classic

April 11th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

After more than two decades of cutting, Gary Barker enjoyed the sweet success of taking out the Unlimited Amateur Classic at the 2018 Super Stakes. Gary rode Smooth Nu Cat and marked a 224 in a competitive final that saw half a point difference between first, and second and second and third. He told CHTO’s Simone Cobb it was doubly satisfying because he won on a horse he bred. Jacob Taurel makes Reserve Champion with a 223.5 on Little Jewels Olena.


Chelsea Tatum Claims 2018 Super Stakes Ltd Non Pro Classic Title

April 11th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

Chelsea Tatum laid down an exciting run to claim victory in the 2018 Limited Non Pro Classic Final. She rode Bobs Smart Rey to mark an impressive 225, some 3 points ahead of the field. Chelsea told CHTO’s Simone Cobb she has great chemistry with her horse and has high hopes for the Non Pro Classic. Langston Pattillo was the Reserve Champion on High Stylin CD, scoring 222.


Brent Erickson Claims 2018 Super Stakes Ltd Classic Championship

April 5th, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

Brent Erickson enjoyed the rarefied feeling of winning in the esteemed Will Rogers arena when he took out the 2018 Ltd Open Classic final. The Reserve Champion was Eric Magby on One Sneaky Bluegrass.


Beau Galyean Wins Second Super Stakes Classic

April 2nd, 2018 by Duncan Steele-Park

It was back to back titles for Beau Galyean when he took out the 2018 NCHA Super Stakes Classic Final in Fort Worth. Beau rode 2015 Futurity Champion, Stevie Rey Von and marked a massive 231 to beat Adan Banuelos sitting on a 226. Beau, who won the same event last year, told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he’s only been training the stud for the past month, after Alvin and Becky Fults purchased him.


Tatum Rice Victorious in 2017 Super Stakes Open, Making History

April 16th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

Tatum Rice made history last night when he won the 2017 NCHA Super Stakes open final.

All three generations of the Rice family have now won at least one major title in the famed Will Rogers coliseum. You could easily say the Rices are cutting’s most successful family in the sport.

Tatum rode Hashtags and marked a 220 that couldn’t be beaten.

Tatum told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he had a good feeling coming into the final.

Tatum took home just over $74,ooo for the win, taking his lifetime earnings to more than $1.43-million.

It was a close contest with Clay Johnson clinching Reserve just half a point behind on Melting Snow. James Payne came in third with Hot Revolver on a 219.


Lindy Ashlock Crowned 2017 Super Stakes Non Pro Champion

April 16th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

Lindy Ashlock notched up the top score of the Derby to claim the Non Pro Championship at the 2017 NCHA Super Stakes.

Lindy rode In Reyverse and marked a 222 in the second set to take home just under $40,000.

She told CHTO’s Simone Cobb that the cows made it a tough event overall but she was thrilled with the result.

It was a busy day for Lindy, who after winning the Non Pro, spent the the next two hours preparing her husband’s horse for the Open final.

Lindy has now won more than $1.3-million in lifetime earnings. In Reyverse, a Dual Rey out of Havanna Lights, is now at around $56,000.

Reserve champion went to Brandon Westfall on Laguna Girl by marking 220.5 and Mary Ann Rapp clinched third with Molokai, scoring 219.


Holly Francois Finishes On Top at 2017 NCHA Super Stakes Ltd Non Pro

April 15th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

Holly Francois was elated to win her first major title in the Will Rogers when she took out the limited Non Pro Final at the 2017 NCHA Super Stakes.

Holly, from Murchison, Tx, rode Smart Dual Kat and marked a 217.5, more than 2 points ahead of the field.

Holly, who is married to professional trainer Lee Francois, won more than $11,000, taking her lifetime earnings to $132,000.

She told CHTO’s Simone Cobb she only just purchased the horse before the event and also made the Non Pro finals on it.

Dual Smart Kat is a Dual Smart Rey out of Puddykat.

Becky Galyean on Smooth Little Linda won Reserve with a 215 and Charles Israel came third aboard Twisted Metal marking 213.5.


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