哈希标签and Tatum Rice had nothing to prove as they walked to the herd for the final time in the stallion's career at the 2018 National 亚博在线登入Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals in Fort Worth,德克萨斯州。
他们赢了很多钱，从乔治亚州到加利福尼亚州参加冠军赛或预备赛，racking up wins in both limited-age events and the lucrative Mercuria/NCHA World Series of 亚博在线登入Cutting.The blue roan stallion owned by Hashtag Ventures LP,威瑟福Texas,earned so much money during the course of the year,he had the Open World Championship in the bag before the World Finals even started.
But that didn't stop them from putting on a show during 亚博在线登入cutting's 2018 finale at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.他们在每一轮比赛和第四轮和最后一轮比赛中，他们以231分结束了金属猫的事业，winning the go and securing the the World Finals Show Reserve Championship.
“这就像一本故事书，结束了一个伟大的职业生涯，带着那分和那次奔跑，and the crowd was so into it," said Rice,an Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider.
He said the performance at Will Rogers — a phenomenal round at the end of a big year — seemed to sum up what the stallion was all about.
“如果有一个词来形容他，这可能是毅力，because I didn't miss very many checks showing him this year — period — in all sorts of differ- ent situations," he said."And,to go through the World Finals and even though we didn't win every round or anything,但很明显我们在每一个地方，but to just keep chipping away at it and have that big run on the very last night,that's just kind of him,我想.”
They took the World title with $134,960 earned at 50 shows,在预备队冠军之前不要阻止贝利文（双雷X不要看两次X眉毛高的猫53746美元。
Rice said it was in Idaho that哈希标签展示了一些特别的东西。牡马，由吉姆·霍沃斯培育，of South West City,Missouri,entered the show on the heels of a particularly challenging event at the West Texas Futurity,他参加周末班的比赛，limited-age events and the Mercuria.
The horse freshened up during a layover in Wyoming,然后，赖斯认为是他迄今为止最好的表演之一in the Series stop in Idaho,where he also won the Classic/Challenge Open.
“这场比赛的独特之处在于，我们在梅库里亚决赛中取得了第一名，我们的比分是233，太疯狂了，真的？because it was just that good of a run,他说。
哈希标签finished the year — and,Rice说，his career — with an Equi-Stat record of $473,635.他是大坝的主要收入者，Dual Rey Tag (by Dual Rey),as well as his sire.
“他刚拿到整个包裹。这不是你经常发现的东西，”赖斯说，who rode the stallion the last half of the year in a borrowed custom bit that was made for his grandfather,cutter A.D.芦苇。“他有头牛，力量，心，速度……还有，it's easy for him to do his job.他是个天生的人。”
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