PERFORMANCE RECORD: NCHA earner of $39,914; NCHA Certificate of Ability and 2.5 AQHA points. In 2016: NCHA Area 11 $2,000 Limited Rider Co-Champion; in 2017: split 6th San Antonio NCHA $50,000 Amateur class; NCHA Area 11 $50,000 Amateur Reserve Champion; AQHA World Amateur Cutting Level 2 qualifier; in 2018: 5th NCHA Finals $50,000 Amateur; NCHA Area 11 $50,000 Amateur Champion; NCHA Top 10 $50,000 Amateur; in AQHA competition: 2.5 cutting (Level 3) points in amateur competition.
NOTES: This is a big, stout, gentle gelding that is easy to get along with, easy to prepare and simple to tune. He is an attractive, stylish mover with a big stop and impressive show record having won many regional, area and circuit awards. He has also been used in every aspect of ranch work. In training with Kyle Hooper.
SIRE: SMOOTH AS A CAT (1999). $501,874: NCHA Horse of the Year. A 2018 & 2019 RGP Top 5 Leading Sire of Cutting Money-Earners; 2019 AQHA Top 5 Leading Sire of Cowboy Events Point-Earners; an RGP Top 10 All-Time Sire of Cutting Money-Earners. Sire of 1,161 money-earners, $28,626,010, and earners of 4,782 AQHA points, including SMOOTH TALKIN STYLE ($305,284: NCHA Horse of the Year), LHR SMOOTH JAMIE MAY ($259,491: NCHA Horse of the Year), GQ SMOOTH ($32,889 and 87.5 AQHA points: AQHA World Champion Open Team Penning Horse twice), LIGHTNING SMOOTH CAT ($7,856 and 62.5 AQHA points: AQHA World Versatility Ranch Horse Senior Ranch Riding Division Open Champion), CASAS DUAL CAT ($6,972 and 73 AQHA points: AQHA World Team Penning Open Champion), SMOOTH ASA ZEE ($619,415: NCHA Non-Pro World Champion; NCHA Hall of Fame), AROSESUCHACLATTER ($324,707: 5th NCHA Open Futurity), SHORT N SMOOTH ($300,304: split 4th NCHA Open Super Stakes).
DAM: SMART JESSE QUIXOTE (1992). $3,211: money-earner Nevada Spectacular Cutting 4-Year-Old Derby Amateur; Nevada Spectacular Cutting 4-Year-Old Limited Open Derby Champion; Nevada Spectacular Cutting 4-Year-Old Derby Limited Non-Pro Champion; finalist Red Bluff Winter Cutting 5/6-Year-Old Open. Dam of 14 AQHA foals, 4 money-earners, including SMOOTH LENAS CAT (Above), DUAL SMART O LENA ($36,044 and 15.5 AQHA points: finalist in the Memphis Cutting 4-Year-Old Open Futurity, Kansas CHA Open Derby Co-Reserve Champion; top 10 NCHA Eastern Nationals $50,000 Amateur), REDNECK DUALLY ($3,946, AQHA point-earner: Brazos Valley Cutting January Classic Non-Pro Co-Reserve Champion), GENUINE JESSIE (NCHA money-earner). Half-sister to ESPECIALS QUIXOTE ($262,846: Gold and Silver Cutting 4-Year-Old Open Reserve Champion), HICKORY JESS ($27,399: Gold Coast Winter Cutting 4-Year-Old Open Derby Champion), LOST QUIXOTE ($25,390: 3rd Augusta 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Futurity), HICKORYS MISS JESSE (NCHA Certificate of Ability), MISS SPECIAL QUIXOTE (top 10 South Dakota Open Cutting Futurity). A daughter of SMART LITTLE LENA, $743,275: NCHA Triple Crown. An RGP Top 5 All-Time Leading Sire of Cutting Money-Earners; an RGP Top 25 All-Time Sire of RCH Money-Earners. Sire of 1,470 money-earners, $42,768,737, and earners of 10,558 AQHA points.