As the second round of the NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro wrapped up on Wed..April 15, Sheridan Clark came back again with a strong run on DB Little Cat to top the composite scores. The two cut to a 220 in the first go-round and came back in the second with a 219 to secure a 439-point aggregate score heading into Thursday’s semi-finals, which presented a four-point lead over the competition.
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Trailing by half a point, Stacie McDavid of Fort Worth cut to a 218.5 during the second go-round on Dmac Magician. The pair posted a 216.5 to have the second highest composite score of a 435.
Dmac Magician was bred by the Marvine Ranch and purchased by the McDavids as a 2-year old. The High Brow Cat gelding is out of Dualin Blue and came to the 2015 Lucas Oil/NCHA Super Stakes with $16,000 earnings. He was shown by the McDavid’s resident trainer, Clint Allen, at the 2014 NCHA Futurity where the two advanced to the Open semi-finals. McDavid, who boasts a record of $700,000 in lifetime earnings also made the Non-Pro Classic finals on Starz N Boon, where she placed 5th.
It took a composite score of 425.5 points to advance to the Non-Pro semi-finals, which will take place on Thurs., April 16.