Quater Horse News
The first final at the West Texas Futurity wrapped up last night, and it was Metallic Rebel that took top honors in the 4-Year-Old Open. With Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Beau Galyean in the saddle, Thomas Guinn’s red roan stallion marked a 229 to claim his third championship of the year.
The win was worth $14,500, boosting Metallic Rebel’s (Metallic Cat x Sweet Abra x Abrakadabracre) Equi-Stat record to more than $167,000. In February, he won the 4-Year-Old Open at The Ike Derby and Classic, then was victorious again in June at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Core Balance Derby and Classic/Challenge, where he and Galyean picked up the Derby Open title and a $25,000 check for the Metallic Cat Incentive.16