High Brow Cat Daughter Takes John Deere Open

Elite Cat, a six-year-old daughter of High Brow Cat, took home the win for owner Jerry Durant of Weatherford, Texas, July 20 in the John Deere Open finals at the National Cutting Horse Association’s (NCHA) Summer Spectacular.

Shown by native Australian Grant Simon, the mare scored a 222 to win $2,757. Bred by Durant, the mare is out of Little Swiss Miss by Haidas Little Pep. According to an NCHA release, Elite Cat is a full sister to Swiss Cat, a mare that produced $165,000 earner and NCHA Derby and Classic Challenge finalist Swiss Cat Pepto, as well as Little Swiss Desire, the mare that Ken Sitton rode to the Limited Non-Pro championship at the NCHA Super Stakes Classic last spring. Little Swiss Miss was an earner of $23,068 with producer earnings for more than $170,000.

To learn more about High Brow Cat, visit his website at highbrowcat.com or contact breeding manager Christina Kirby at 940.748.2610.