JACKPOT RANCH
4802 Old Agnes Rd. 
Weatherford, TX 76088

We are located in Weatherford, TX, about 30 minutes west of Fort Worth.

For more information:

jackpotranch1@aol.com

Fax: (817) 598-1694

Owner -
Terry Green

Trainer
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Matt Budge
(281) 795-7405

Ranch Manager
Betsy Budge
(817) 304-3855
Matt Budge, 2010 Mid Year Cutting Stats Leading Rider!

Mr Playinstylish and Matt Budge claim championship at Battle in the Saddle!
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ARC Ruby Playgunia

2013 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo- NCHA Cutting & Mercuria Cutting
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Jackpot Ranch horses and riders were everywhere at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo! ARC Ruby Playgunia (Playgun x Ruby Bagonia x Playboys Ruby) and Matt Budge ignited a 229 score to win the National Cutting Horse Association Mercuria World Series of Cutting Open Finals Feb. 25. Budge and the 7-year-old mare continued their Houston hot streak by claiming first place in the AQHA Senior Cutting with a 224. Matt also piloted Play On Lizzy (Lizzys Gotta Player x Stylish Susieque x Docs Stylish Oak) to a 219.5 for 3rd place and finished 4th on Lizzalistic (Lizzys Gotta Player x Moms Stylish Lady X Docs Stylish Oak).

Jackpot Ranch owner Terry Green teamed up with ARC Ruby Playgunia to grab the NCHA $15,000 Novice Non-Pro win, and he qualified Lizzalistic for the $5,000 Novice Non-Pro finals!

2012 PCCHA Futurity
Jackpot Ranch would like to congratulate Matt and Chuck Roven for their success at the 2012 PCCHA Futurity. Matt made the 5/6 Open finals on Chuck's horse Cat Mom Do, which also carried Chuck to the top 10 in the Amateur finals! Matt also made the Futurity Open finals on Jackpot's Moms Gotta Babe and the Roven's 3-year-old, Unotriton.

9.21.12 Cotton Stakes
The Rovens continued that successful street onto the Cotton Stakes in Monroe, La., recently. Stephanie made the 3-year-old Non-Pro finals on Uno Tinton and Chuck made the Amateur finals! In the Open, Matt finished 4th on Moms Gotta Babe with a 216.

8.20.12 West Texas Futurity
Congrats to Reata Cutting Horses LLC for a great show at the 2012 West Texas Futurity. April WON the 5/6 Non-Pro on Cat Mom Do with a 220! Her win was followed by Chuck winning the 7up class on Mucho Macho Mecom. Matt also made the Open finals on Cat Mom Do and placed 5th in the 3-Year-Old finals on Uno Triton.

2012 NCHA Summer Spectacular
Congrats to Terry and Matt on a good finish at the 2012 NCHA Summer Spectacular! Terry made the Limited Non-Pro Finals on ARC Ruby Playgunia AND Lizzalistic!
Matt came back on ARC Ruby Playgunia in the Open finals to mark a 218 and finish in the top 10. The crew is now headed to Amarillo for the West Texas Futurity. Click the link for show info. http://www.westtexasfuturity.com/id5.html

6.1.12 Breeder's Invitational Sends Matt Budge Over $1 Million Mark!
We are super pleased to announce that Matt recently reached a great milestone in his career. After making two finals at the B.I., he reached more than $1 million in earnings as a rider. This a great accomplishment that is only obtainable through hard work and a superior commitment to his career and the industry. Congratulations Matt! Also congrats to the owners of those finalist horses at the B.I.! Cat Mom Do, owned by Reata Cutting Horses LLC., made the 5/6 finals with Matt as well as the Special 5 finals. Jackpot's Card Trick also made the Wild Card Derby round. And we must mention how wonderful Taylor did at the Kid's Cutting. She put on a great performance with a little help from Dad!

3.15.12 Cattlemen's Derby Finalists
Jackpot's Card Trick made the 4-Year-Old Open finals with Matt at the 2012 Cattlemen's Derby & Classic in Graham, Texas, recently! We would also like to congratulate Chuck Roven on making the 5/6 Amateur finals on Peptolistic, a Jackpot-trained horse!

3.1.12 Terry Finalist at Houston
Non-Pro finals at the Houston Livestock Show on Play On Lizzy AND to Stephanie Haymes Roven 3rd in the Non-Pro on Im Catman! Matt also picked up the Junior AQHA Cutting title on Jackpot's Lizzalistic with a 221.5 and made the Open finals on the ARC Ruby Playguniaking the $15K Non-Pro finals at the Houston Livestock Show on Play On Lizzy AND to Stephanie Haymongrats

2.20.12 Matt 3X Open Finalist at Bonanza Cutting
Jackpot had a great show at this year's Bonanza, filling three slots in the Open 5/6, one in the Open 4-Year-Old AND another in the 5/6 Amateur! Matt advanced on Jackpot's ARC Ruby Playgunia, Reata Cutting Horses' Cat Mom Do and John Kratzer's My Lizzy Babe to take home three checks from the 5/6 pot. He also advanced to the finals in the 4-Year-Old on Card Trick, another talented oung horse stemming from Jackpot Ranch! Also, congratulations to Chuck Roven for making the 5/6 Amateur finals on Peptolistic!

1.9.12 Jackpot Takes Home Abiline 5/6 Win!
It's the start of a new year and Jackpot is at it with guns blazing! We've got one show under our belts already another win! Big congrats to Matt for winning the 5/6-Year-Old Open at the Abilene Spectacular on Jackpot's ARC Ruby Playgunia! They marked a 222 and took home a $14,000-payoff! Matt also made the 5/6 finals on Cat Mom Do and the 4-Year-Old finals on Card Trick!

11.1.11 Matt Wins at PCCHA Futurity!
Congratulations to Matt for claiming the 5/6 Open on Im Catman at the 2011 PCCHA Futurity! They marked a 224 to best a field of some other outstanding horses and riders! We would also like to congratulate Tim Smith for his Derby win in Paso on My Lizzy Babe, owned by John Kratzer. My Lizzy Babe was started at Jackpot and has gone on to have great success under Tim's guidance! Good luck to Tim and John in the future with this great mare!

***FUTURITY TIME***
It's that time of year again! Jackpot will once again host an owner's suite at the 2011 NCHA Futurity. The suite is located on the upper level of the Will Rogers Coliseum. Please feel free to stop in for a cold beverage and take a load off. We are excited about our 3-year-old's this year and also have some great prospects for next year. Let us know if you're in the market for a talented 2-year-old!

10.10.11 Waurika Fall Roundup
A 221.5 on Jackpot's ARC Ruby Playgunia earned Matt the 5/6 Open Championship at the Waurika Fall Roundup. The pair's win followed a score of 226 in the 2nd go! Matt also made the 5/6 finals on Play On Lizzy and the 4-Year-Old finals on Cat Mom Do, owned by Reata Cutting Horses. Also on the list of finalists at the show was Betsy Budge and Mates Pretty Lockett in the 5/6 Non-Pro. Congrats Matt and Betsy on a great show!

10.2.11 Brazos Bash

Congrats to Matt for making the 5/6 finals on Sweet Barbie Doll, owned by Paul & Jackie Fehrenbach, and Jackpot's Play On Lizzy at the 2011 Brazos Bash!

Congrats!
Owners Tim & Melissa Drummond and Paul & Jackie Fehrenbach! Paul and Jackie's mare Sweet Barbie Doll made the Open Classic finals at the Cotton Stakes and placed fifth with a 220! The Drummond's horse Cat Mom Do also made another finals with Matt and is closing in on $40,000 in earnings as a 4-year-old!
These talented ponies, as well as several others, will hit the Brazos Bash next in Weatherford. Visit http://brazosbash.com/ for more info on the event.

Congrats!
Matt Cat Mom Do, Tim & Melissa Drummond Derby Finals
Fifth Classic 220, Sweet Barbie Doll Paul and Jackie Fehrenbach


8.20.11 West Texas Futurity
This year's West Texas Futurity placed Matt on the Open finals roster once again! A 222 on Jackpot's ARC Ruby Playgunia put them sixth in the 5/6-Year-Old competition! Matt also made the 5/6 finals on Sweet Barbie Doll, owned by Paul & Jackie Fehrenbach. Next on the ranch's agenda will be the Cotton Stakes Classic in Monroe, La., held Sept. 12- 18. Then it's Snaffle Bit Futurity time for Gusti Buerger, followed by the Brazos Bash in October!

8.1.11 NCHA Summer Spectacular
Congrats to Matt for making the Open 5/6 finals on ARC Ruby Playgunia, owned by Jackpot Ranch! The team will be heading out to Amarillo next for the West Texas Futurity. If you're in the market for a great 2-year-old, contact the ranch! We've got some really nice ones on the roster this year.

Congratulations to Matt - 2011 Word's Greatest Horseman Shootout winner!
Matt and Mr Playingstylish, owned by Kit and Charlie Moncrief, competed in cutting, roping and fencework to top the average and earn a paid entry into next year's World's Greatest Horseman competition. We like to offer a special thanks to the Moncriefs for allowing Matt to ride this amazing horse, as well as the Rice family for all of their help and support. Winning this event was a major goal of Matt's and he is very appreciative of everyone who has helped him reach it! Matt also made the Open finals on Play On Lizzy, owned by Jackpot, and cut to a 220.5! The NCHA Summer Spectacular begins July 12 in Fort Worth and runs through July 30. Good luck to all of the competitors!

6.22.11 Matt Open Finalist at Non-Pro!
The Non-Pro aged event has wrapped up in Oklahoma City where Matt was a 2X Open finalist in the 5/6-Year-Old division! He cut to a 218.5 on ARC Ruby Playgunia, owned by Jackpot Ranch, for a 4th place finish. A 216 on Sweet Barbie Doll also picked up a top 10 finish for owners Paul & Jackie Fehrenbach! Also, congrats to Juan Godniez who placed 2nd in the $2,000 Limit Rider finals on Chulas Merada!

Next stop will be The Battle in the Saddle where Matt will be competing for a slot in the World's Greatest Horseman competition. The event includes reining, roping, cutting and fence work, all on one horse in ONE bridle!

And last, but not least, we would like to welcome our newest sponsor 5Star Equine Products. Check out their saddle pads!

6.10.11 Jackpot Ranch Adds Working Cow & Rope Horse to Training Operation!
While the cutting horse industry has recently taken an enjoyable break from the show pen, there have still been plenty of activities going on around the Jackpot Ranch! We are excited to announce a new branch in our training program, which will cater to working cow and rope horses! Our assistant trainer, Gusti Buerger, will be heading up this portion of the training operation and will be here to assist anyone interested in getting involved. With the recent construction of our new, state-of-the art roping pen, we're ready to hit the ground....roping! Also in the news is Horn Frog, owned by Terry Green and Mike Rutherford, who recently won at Churchill Downs in the #6 race! Congratulations guys!
On the show schedule is The Non-Pro in Oklahoma City, June 14-21, and the Battle in the Saddle for Matt, July 5-9. We also have a great crop of 2-year-old cutting horses this year, so feel free to call the ranch or email us for more info. Good luck and safe travels to everyone getting back on the road!

4.18.11 Congratulations to Matt - 3X Super Stakes Open finalist!
In the Open 5/6, Jackpot's Play On Lizzy and Reata Cutting Horses' Im Catman advanced to the finals with Matt. A trip to the 4-Year-Old finals followed on Cat Mom Do, owned by Tim & Melissa Drummond. Congrats to all of the owners and thank you to everyone who came out and supported the ranch! Next up is the Breeder’s Invitational in Tulsa, Okla.

2011 Cattleman's Classic
Congrats to Erika Black, owner of SCR Smart Little Pep, who finished 4th with Matt in the Classic Open finals at the 2011 Cattleman's Classic !

2.28.11 Bonanza Cutting
Matt and Cat Mom Do, owned by Tim Drummond, recently made the 4-Year-Old Finals at the Bonanza Cutting in Glen Rose, Texas, and finished in the top 6!

1.13.11 Abilene Spectacular
Matt & Cat Mom Do filled the No.2 hole in the Novice Horse class and finished in the top 15 in the 4-Year-Old Open Finals!

12.27.10 Jackpot Ranch gears up for 2011!
It's hard to believe that another year has come and gone here at Jackpot Ranch! The crew is already headed out the first show of the year, the Abilene Spectacular, and we're excited to get our customers and 4-year-olds in the show pen. In recapping on 2010, we feel very blessed to have had such success. Matt finished off 2010 with annual earnings of $300,497, for his best year yet! To date, Matt has lifetime winnings to just over $800,000! Matt was a finalist at nine events in 2010, which included a 4X finalist finish in Abilene, the Bonanza, and the PCCHA Futurity. He brought home five finalist checks at the NCHA Super Stakes, three from the Breeder's Invitational and two from the NCHA Summer Spectacular! Top finishes included a Reserve Championship in the Open Derby on Im Catman, owned by Reata Cutting Horses, at the Super Stakes, as well as the Stallion Incentive and a win in the Gelding division. The two earned more than $150,000 from the Super Stakes alone! Matt also finished third at the Bonanza on Jackpot's own ARC Ruby Playgunia, and in the top 10 on Im Catman at the B.I.
Adding to the success here at Jackpot was owner Terry Green who made the Amateur finals at the Bonanza, The Cattlemen's Derby, the Summer Spectacular and The Brazos Bash!


We would like to thank everyone who has helped make this program one of the best in the industry, from our loyal customers, dedicated employees and fellow trainers to all of the trusted industry professionals that help keep our horses performing at their best. We tip our hats to a stellar year and look forward to many more to come!

11.3.10 PCCHA Futurity
Matt went three for three in Paso Robles at the 2010 PCCHA Futurity! He made the finals on Pretty Smart Pepper in the 5/6, Im Catman in the 4-Year-Old AND TRSs Little Freckle in the 3-Year-Old! Congratulations to the owners of these great horses and all of the finalists in Paso! We had a great time, but now it's back to the "Futurity Grind" as we get geared up for Fort Worth!

10.12.10 Chisholm Trail Fall Roundup
Our 3-year-olds did great at the Chisholm Trail show! TRS Little Freckles, owned by RCJ Land & Cattle, earned second in the Futurity with Matt! Also Bobs Chica Lena, owned by Paul & Jackie Fehrenbach, picked up a fourth place finish in the Futurity! Matt also made the Open 5/6 finals on four - Oh Stylish Lizzy and SDP Tapt Dancing, both also owned by the Fehrenbachs, and Chulas Merada and Play On Lizzy, owned by Jackpot Ranch. In the Non-Pro, Tim Drummond secured a spot in the 4-Year-Old Finals on Lizzy Lil Playgirl. Congrats to everyone and thank you to all of our customers that allow us to ride this great horses!

10.1.10 Brazos Bash 2010
Congratulations to Terry Green for making the Amateur Derby finals on Chulas Merada and Matt for guiding Im Catman to another Open finals finish! Also, way to go Paul Fehrenbach who made the Amateur finals on Oh Stylish Lizzy!

9.15.10 On the Racetrack!
Congratulations to Terry and Mike Rutherford on their recent success at the racetrack! Their mare, High Quail, won a 1-mile allowance race Thursday at Hoosier Park. The 4-year-old daughter of the 2000 Horse of the Year and Hall of Famer Tiznow is conditioned by Bret Calhoun and was broken and trained in Aiken by Legacy Stable's Ron Stevens. Out of 12 starts, she's had three firsts, two seconds and three third place finishes for $112,315 in race earnings!

Matt Budge and Im Catman lead Equi-Stat's Mid-Year Cutting Stats!
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8.1.10 NCHA Summer Spectacular 2010
Congratulations to Matt and Stephanie Haymes Rovan for their success on Im Catman at the NCHA Summer Spectacular. Matt made the Open finals on him following Stephanie’s Non-Pro semi-finals finish!

In the Classic/Challenge, Matt also made the Open finals on Pretty Smart Pepper, owned by Heard Land & Cattle. Last, but not least, Terry brought two horses back to the Classic/Challenge Amateur finals – Play On Lizzy AND Chulas Merada who carried him to a fourth place finish!

Congratulations to all of the owners and competitors and a big congrats to our buddies at Hanson Cutting Horses for taking home the Open Derby win.

Breeder's Invitational 2010
Congratulations to Matt, a 2X Open finalist at the Breeder’s Invitational! Matt made the Open Derby finals on Im Catman, owned by Reata Cutting Horses, and marked a 216 for a top 10 finish and $17,370. He picked up another $10,975 in the class aboard Smart Stylish Date, a horse owned by Joel Carson that also carried Matt to the $10K finals at the B.I. for a total of more than $31,000 won by Matt at the Breeder’s Invitational!

Three titles for Matt Budge at the 2010 NCHA Super Stakes!
The 2010 NCHA Super Stakes has come to a close and Jackpot Ranch couldn’t be more proud of Matt and the success he and his clients’ horses experienced at the event!

Matt and Im Catman, owned by Reata Cutting Horses, posted a career best for the gelding! They marked a 221.5 in the Open 4-Year-Old finals to win Reserve AND the Novice class. They also won the Gelding class with a 223.5 for a total of  $119,477 winnings from the show. Congrats to Matt and owners of this great horse!
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Matt also got two Jackpot Ranch-owned horses back to the Open 5/6-Year-Old finals, Chulas Merada and Play On Lizzy, to top out Jackpot’s winnings at $16,134.

In the Non-Pro, Tim Drummond and Lizzys Playgirl advanced to the semifinals after two solid runs in the go-rounds.

Bonanza Cutting Feb 2010
Terry made the Amateur finals on TWO horses, Chulas Merada, who he finished third on, and Play on Lizzy! Filling the No.3 hole at the Bonanza Cutting was Matt and ARC Ruby Playgunia in the 4-Year-Old Open finals. Matt also made the finals on Lizzys Gotta Babe, owned by Tim and Melissa Drummond, and Paul and Jackie Fehrenbach's SDP Tapt Dancing and Oh Stylish Lizzy.
Congratulations to Josh Townsend for making the Open finals on Pettys Lil Lizzy and Catarose, owned by Thomas Bergman.

2.1.10 Tunica Futurity & Classic
Congrats to Open finalists- Matt and SDP Tapt Dancing and Josh Townsend on Pettys Lil Lizzy and Catarose, horses recently purchased by Thomas Bergman of Germany!

1.2.10 Abilene Spectacular
Im Catman, owned by Reata Cutting Horses, made his first Open finals with Matt! Also on the roster of Open finalists under Matt's guidance were SDP Tapt Dancing and Pettys Lil Lizzy.