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Blake Kruger














Smart and Shiney


Smart Star Cat


Donttellmybanker AKA Cole was born in 2019 and stand 14.2 hands tall. Cole is a trained cutting horse that has won just over $1,200 in NCHA earnings and a little more in the club cuttings. He has also been used outside on the ranch to gather cows. He's by a good sire named Smart And Shiney that has won just over $110,000 and out of a daughter of High Brow Cat. I have taken Cole down the trail, through the river and back to the arena without missing a beat. I have had all levels of riders ride Cole and he has taken care of them. He has a wonderful personality that makes him a joy to be around. He love attention from everyone he meets. He is very very broke but is also very patient with his riders. He is a standout wherever he goes. He is as black as the night and has some white socks behind. He is very smooth when working a cow. Cole is very gentle on and off the ground with all different levels of horse people. He's a horse you can show on Saturday and trail ride on Sunday. No matter if you are wanting a horse to just enjoy at home or maybe someday work some cows he will fit the bill.
Cole is located in Hugo Minnesota just north of Minneapolis and about 30 minutes from the airport. Call Blake Kruger at 651-666-0080 to set up a time to come try Cole.
PERFORMANCE RECORD: NCHA earner of $1,218.
By SMART AND SHINEY (2003). $110,457 and 102 AQHA points: top 10 NRBC Open Derby; top 10 NRHA Open Derby; finalist in the NRHA Open Futurity; NRBC Derby Open Preliminaries Co-Champion; Cowboy Capi tal Classic Open Derby Champion; AQHA Superior Reining. Sire of 102 money-earners, including DESIGNED WITH SHINE ($116,683: NRHA Levels 3 & 2 Non-Pro Reserve World Champion), SHINEY WORKBOOTS ($116,286: Congress Levels 4 & 3 Non-Pro Reining Stakes’ Champion). 1st dam
SMART STAR CAT, by High Brow Cat. NCHA $27,130: 3rd, NCHA Finals $3,000 Novice; finalist, Cotton Stakes Open Cutting Derby. Dam of 3 foals, 1 performer--
Donttellmybanker (g. by Smart And Shiney). Reference.
2nd dam
Smart Star Lady, by Smart Little Lena. $2,069 & 9 AQHA Cutting & Working Cow Horse points: Coors Cowtown Cutting Senior Youth Champion. Dam of-- FRECKLES SMART MAN (Freckles Playboy). NCHA $27,693: West Point CHA 4-Year-Old Open Co-Champion; Mid South CHA Open Derby Champion. Dancin By Boonlight (Boonligt Dancer). NCHA & ACHA money-earner. Star Galaxy Lady (Gallo Del Cielo). NCHA money-earner.
3rd dam
Jessie’s Star Lady, by Martin’s Jessie. NCHA $4,311 & 5 AQHA Cutting points: An NCHA Leading Dam. Dam of 5 money-earners, $412,921, including-- LYNX STAR LADY (Doc’s Lynx). $405,497: NCHA Open Futurity Co-Reserve Champion; NCHA Non-Pro Breeders Cutting Champion; split 6th, NCHA Open Superstakes; Bonanza Open Cutting Derby Champion. Dam of-- SWINGIN STAR LADY. $114,387: Augusta Cutting 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Futu rity Champion; top 10, NCHA Non-Pro Derby. Dam of SWINGIN STAR PEPTO ($205,835), METALLICS STAR ($125,108), IC THE SWINGIN LADY ($69,736).
SPOOKS STARMAN. $30,975: 7th, NRCHA Open Futurity; SWST RCHA Open Derby Champion.
Genuine Starlady (Genuine Doc). NCHA $3,205: NCHA Certificate of Ability.

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