Amberleigh Moore of Salem, Oregon, won the third round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a time of 13.59 aboard CP Dark Moon.

December 8, 2018 — Las Vegas, Nevada — Moore rode CP Dark Moon to victory in the third round of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a 13.59. “Paige” is a 9-year-old mare by Darkelly and out of SRQH New Highs by On A High and has had a solid showing in the Thomas and Mack Center arena. The duo put it all together in Round Three to pick up the win.

“Paige was really lit up tonightI had something that spooked her prior to the run, and I just used that energy and let her go with it and she ran really hard tonight and felt amazing,” Moore said. 

Moore holds onto her lead in the aggregate with a time of 40.91 on three runs and moved from fifth in the world standings to third. First-time NFR qualifier Jessica Routier picked up second in the round with a time of 13.62 aboard Fiery Miss West, which puts her fifth in the aggregate with a time of 41.55 on three runs and moves her from xx in the world standings to seventh. Hailey Kinsel and DM Sissy Hayday hold onto their lead in the world standings with $249,392, as well as sit second in the aggregate with a time of 41.15 on three runs. Reigning world champion Nellie Miller and her reigning world champion partner Rafter W Minnie Reba (KS Cash N Fame x Espuela Roan x Blue Light Ike) sit in the No. 2 position in the world standings with $167,826. 

Round Three:

1. Amberleigh Moore, CP Dark Moon, 13.59, $26,231
2. Jessica Routier, Fiery Miss West, 13.62, $20,731
3/4. Stevi Hillman, Slick By Design, 13.67, $13,327
3/4. Hailey Kinsel, DM Sissy Hayday, 13.67, $13,327
5. Kylie Weast, Hell On The Red, 13.70, $6,769
6. Ivy Conrado, KN Fans Gift Of Fame, 13.74, $4,231
7. Tammy Fischer, LK Sheba Hayday, 13.86
8. Carman Pozzobon, Ripn Lady, 13.87
9. Jessie Telford, Famous Cool Whip, 13.88
10. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, Yeah Hes Fieren, 13.92
11. Nellie Miller, Rafter W Minnie Reba, 14.05
12. Kelly Bruner, Fabulous Zone, 14.31
13. Lisa Lockhart, Rosas Cantina CC, 18.66 *
14. Taci Bettis, Bogie Is A Smash, 18.83 *
15. Tracy Nowlin, DJG Madison, 23.84 **
* denotes penalty

 Aggregate on Three Runs:

1. Amberleigh Moore, 40.91
2. Hailey Kinsel, 41.15
3. Kylie Weast, 41.26
4. Ivy Conrado, 41.40
5. Jessica Routier, 41.55
6. Jessie Telford, 41.57
7. Nellie Miller, 41.90
8. Carman Pozzobon, 41.92
9. Tammy Fischer, 41.98
10. Stevi Hillman, 46.59
11. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, 46.72
12. Lisa Lockhart, 51.16
13. Tracy Nowlin, 51.41
14. Taci Bettis, 51.43
15. Kelly Bruner, Suzytresseis, 42.97 on two runs
* denotes penalty in one or more rounds

 World Standings:

1. Hailey Kinsel, $242,392.13
2. Nellie Miller, $167,825.96
3. Amberleigh Moore, $166,818.94
4. Lisa Lockhart, $159,745.96
5. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, $147,266.54
6. Kylie Weast, $138,368.85
7. Jessica Routier, $133,665.77
8. Stevi Hillman, $133,558.77
9. Ivy Conrado, $128,270.09
10. Tracy Nowlin, $116,149.64
11. Taci Bettis, $113,691.98
12. Jessie Telford, $107,226.56
13. Tammy Fischer, $101,276.75
14.  Kelly Bruner, $100,515.39
15. Carman Pozzobon, $96,946.59

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Kailey Sullins is managing editor of Barrel Horse News, and an avid barrel racer and breakaway roper. Email comments or questions to [email protected]

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