The 2015 Breeder’s Invitational (BI), which spanned more than two weeks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, came to a close Saturday, May 23, after a competitive Derby Open finals. Equi-Stat Elite $7 Million Dollar rider Lloyd Cox and Smooth Talkin Style rose to the top of the 25-horse finals with a 225 to take the Championship.
Cox, of Marietta, Oklahoma, and Smooth Talkin Style (Smooth As A Cat x Stylish Play Lena x Docs Stylish Oak) earned a check worth $71,064. The stallion’s lifetime earnings now total $274,293, according to Equi-Stat. Cox and the horse were also Open Co-Champions at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes in April.