Ms Baby Cakes stakes her claim







Author: NCHA

Ms Baby Cakes, ridden by Lloyd Cox. Hart Photography.

Sunday, November 18
Ms Baby Cakes, ridden by Lloyd Cox for owner and breeder Barker Ranch, marked 222 on Sunday as the first round of Open competition at the 2018 North Texas Chevy Dealers NCHA Futurity, presented by Great American Insurance continued in Fort Worth, Texas.

It was the top score of the day, and second best overall to Fracker Brown’s 223 the day before. Sunday’s second high score, 219, was posted by Crown That Cat in the last set of the day. Four horses, Maggic Mike, The Kwack Shack, Bet Some Memories 15, and Pepsi Boon, all marked 218.5 for Sunday’s third highest score.

Ms Baby Cakes is by Metallic Cat out of Special Nu Baby, the 2015 NCHA World Champion and 2016 NCHA Horse of the Year for Gary and Shannon Barker of Madill, Oklahoma. Special Nu Baby earned $481,197, and has produced earners of $266,000 including Smooth Nu Cat ($193,816), which Gary Barker rode to win the Unlimited Amateur championship at the NCHA Super Stakes Classic last spring.

Special Nu Baby’s dam, Nu I Wood, is an NCHA Hall of Fame Horse, and winner of the NCHA Derby and Super Stakes Classic.

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