2017 West Texas Futurity Open Champion
Reyzurbetsonthiscat has won the Classic open at “the Ike” with Craig Thompson aboard. Bet Sheza Marka was also a finalist in the Classic Open and won the Classic Novice Open.
Barnwell Ramsey on marking a 222 for a 4.5-point win in the Rios of
Mercedes Amateur finals Tuesday at the Jerry's Chevrolet NCHA Futurity
presented by Great American Insurance. He rode Reyzurbetsonthiscat, a
Bet Hesa Cat gelding bred by Linda Holsey. The gelding is out of Ariel
Rey, a mare Kathy Daughn rode to win the West Texas Futurity, and an
earner of $99,000. Ariel Rey's babies include Melodys Pepto ($135,000)
and Jay Moss Cougar ($120,000).
Ramsey has been a finalist seven times at the Super Stakes and NCHA Summer Spectacular, but this was his first NCHA Futurity finals. He's also a semi-finalist in Wednesday's Unlimited Amateur.