Amateur Results From 2017 Cotton Stakes
Author: Mark Michels
Cameron Thompson and his sister Jordan who loped This Isa Third celebrated after their win in the 5/6YO Unlimited Classic Finals collecting the biggest check of the day in the Amateur Divisions at the Cotton Stakes.
The 2017 Cotton Stakes is in the books and it was another great show thanks to the typical “Southern Hospitality” of show producer Robert Charles Brown and all the staff. Here are all the Final Amateur results:
4YO $50K Amateur Derby Results:
Champion: Katherine Goodfried scoring a 219.5 on Metallic Fox (Metallic Cat x Daintys Playgirl) owned by Gary Goodfried. Katherine collected the winner's check for $1,500 along with the Champions Bronc Halter. She also finished 3rd on the Twin Sister Trouble N Roan collecting an additional $1,100. She had trusty sidekick "Bear" with her to collect their awards.
Reserve Champion & Senior Champion: Rick French scoring a 216.5 on Hissy Boon (Boon Too Suen x Hissy Cat) owned by French Trucking Inc. Rick collected the second place check for $1,300 along with another $588 for the Senior Division.
4YO Unlimited Amateur Derby Results:
Champion: -Denise Seiz & Time For A Smoothie (Smooth As A Cat x One Secret Desire) owned by Charlie & Denise Seiz scored a 221 for the win collecting the $3,500 Champions check. Denise & her loper Tallen Halliday were all smiles during the awards afterwards.
Reserve Champion: - Barney Mac Smith collected the Reserve Champions check for $3,162 aboard his horse Catillac Smooth (Smooth As A Cat x CDS Masterpiece)
Senior Champion: - Gary Barker and Metallic Specialty (Metallic Cat) owned by Barker Ranch Cutting Horses LLC. were the Senior Champions collecting $823.20
5/6YO Unlimited Amateur Classic Results:
Champion: - Cameron Thompson scored a 222.5 giving him a half point victory aboard This Isa Third (Third Cutting x Cat Fancy This) owned by Maben & Julie Thompson collecting a $4,000 paycheck. Cameron celebrated with his sister Jordan who was also his loper today.
Reserve & Senior Champion: - Gary Barker and Smooth Nu Cat (Smooth As A Cat x Speciasl Nu Baby) scored a 222 to claim the Reserve Championship worth $3,500 along with the winners check in the Senior division which paid an additional $1,013.32
5/6YO $50K Amateur Results:
Champion: -Laura Wilson and her mare Little Swiss Desire (Desires Little Rex x Little Swiss Desire) scored a 219 for the win collecting the champions check for $2,100
Reserve Champion: - Ryan Smith was second on Reys CD 11 (Dual Rey x Sweet Little CD) collecting $1,800 for their second place finish. The awards ceremony afterward was a true family affair!
Senior Champion: - Steven Marcello was the Senior Champion aboard Im Countin Cards (Im Countin Checks) collecting $829.08 in the Senior division along with an additional $1,084 for his 4th place finish scoring a 213 in the finals.