Two hundred of rodeo’s top-ranked barrel racers signed up to take the Fort Worth Stock Rodeo challenge in the historic Will Rogers Coliseum venue.
Get a sneak peak of some great moments at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo captured by prolific barrel racing photojournalist Kenneth Springer. Don’t miss full coverage from the NFR, which is featured in the January issue of Barrel Horse News!
The 10th Go round of the 2011 NFR belonged to Jane Melby and RC Back In Black, who posted a 13.71-second run to win her third go round of the NFR, but the night belonged to Lindsay Sears, whose second-place run of 13.75 seconds earned her both her second World Championship and her first NFR Average title.
Lisa Lockhart and An Oakie With Cash (“Louie”) earned their second win of the 2011 National Finals Rodeo in the 9th Go with a run of 13.79 seconds.
The Minnesota cowgirl earned her second go round win of the 2011 National Finals Rodeo aboard RC Back In Black (“Beauty”) with a run of 13.78 seconds.
Lindsay Sears and Sugar Moon Express (“Martha”) earned their second go round win of the 2011 National Finals Rodeo in the 7th Go.
Defending World Champion Sherry Cervi and MP Meter My Hay (“Stingray”) earned their first go round win, and their sixth consecutive paycheck, in the 6th Go round of the 2011 National Finals Rodeo.
Carlee Pierce and Rare Dillion set a new arena record en route to their second straight win in the 5th Go of the NFR.
Carlee Pierce earned her first NFR gold buckle with 13.81-second run aboard Rare Dillion (“Dillion”) to win the 4th Go round.