The ground was fast at Georgia National Fairgrounds Arena on Saturday, April 9, and the barrel racers assembled to run in the Champion of Champions Open Slot Race and the second round of the Run for the Bucks Open took full advantage.
The World Barrel Racing Challenge got underway in Perry, Ga., Friday, April 8, with the running of the first round of the Run for the Bucks Futurity and the qualifying round for the inaugural World Barrel Racing Challenge.
Oklahoma cowgirl Tana Renick and XV Wild Child earned the 2011 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo barrel racing championship with a run of 15.30 seconds in the short go championship round. The duo reached the short go by posting a run of 15.32 seconds in the semi-final round.
Nancy Hunter and Flit N Fizz (“Fuzz”) posted the top time of the first performance of the second go round at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo Saturday, April 2, with a run of 15.31 seconds. The Wilderness Circuit champion outran Great Lakes’ Bobbie Jo Bohlman by a mere one hundredth of a second.
Tana Renick and XV Wild Child (“Teddy”) won the second performance of the first go round at the Dodne National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City Friday night with a run of 15.26 seconds. Their time was just two hundredths of a second slower than the 15.24 posted by Lisa Lockhart and An Oakie With Cash in Thursday night’s first performance.
Lisa Lockhart and An Oakie With Cash (“Louie”) won the first round of the 2011 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City, Okla., with a time of 15.24 seconds, more than a quarter of a second faster than their nearest competitors.
Cody Bauserman and Coronafromthegetgo earned the Futurity Average championship at the 2011 Lance Graves Pro Classic in Kinder, La., Sunday, Feb. 13, with a time of 28.659 seconds, just 35 thousandths of a second ahead of reserve champions Brittany Pozzi and Steele Magnolias.
Angela Gilliam and Guys Famous Girl posted a run of 14.316 seconds to claim the $100,000 Slot Race championship at the Lance Graves Pro Classic Saturday. Gilliam and Gus Famous Girl edged reserve champions Kelly Bowser and U Bug Me Frenchman by nine hundredths of a second to earn the victory.