Ashley Nelson and Jud Little’s outstanding stallion, JL Dash Ta Heaven, laid waste to the Oklahoma Fairgrounds Coliseum pattern with a run of 14.881 seconds. The time beat reserve champions, and Barn 6 arena record holders, Kelsey Deal and Dialaroosterforcash by a quarter of a second.
Add Waddell and Wrapit N Snapit DC earned the 2D championship with a run of 15.391 seconds, while Dude Penrod and Silks Midnight Song claimed the 3D title with a time of 15.900 seconds. Luigis Jet carried Dyana Jantzen to the 4D win with a run of 16.381 seconds, and Valerie Barnard and Imma Beggar Bandit raced to the 5D championship with a time of 16.887 seconds.
In Barn 6, Dana Askins and Flits Magnificent topped the 1D standings in the Empty Pockets Race, which was open to all who missed out on qualifying for the Open Finals, with a run of 15.415 seconds. Sassie Jae Thompson won the 2D title aboard Dwiezel, Jody McKay and Cash claimed the 3D win, Tamela Dighero and Zans Jackeyed Flash took the 4D title, and My Tee Firewater carried Zoe McQueen to the 5D championship.
To get complete coverage of the 2011 BBR World Finals, be sure to check out the June issue of Barrel Horse News.