— FORT WORTH – Area cutting horse competitor Jaylee Hall, of Weatherford, was a big winner in Fort Worth during the NCHA Supers Stakes.
A freshman at Weatherford High School, Hall’s American quarter horse Mae C Grey scored a 219.5 in the Super Stakes Classic Unlimited Amateur Finals to earn the championship and a paycheck for $3,843. Hall, 15, and Mae C Grey, by Dulces Smart Lena and out of Berry Special Peppy, also earned a Gist Silversmith championship buckle, a Sean Ryon saddle and a bridle from Dennis Moreland.
The NCHA Super Stakes and Super Stakes Classic features nearly 2,000 4-, 5- and 6-year-old cutting horses competing for a purse of more than $3.25 million in cash and prizes. The competition runs through Saturday and includes the Best of the West Shopping Spectacular, featuring upscale western lifestyle products, tack and equipment.
Tickets can be purchased and more information is available at nchacutting.com.