Tammy Ochs and Return Ofthe Chicado, a 2013 gelding by Chicados Cash and out of Less Return by Dashing Investment, topped RFD-TV’s The American Buy-Back Round with a 13.391. Photo by Kenneth Springer

March 2, 2021 — Fort Worth, Texas — Tammy Ochs and Return Ofthe Chicado topped RFD-TV’s The American Buy-Back Round with a 13.391, the second-fastest time of the event inside Cowtown Coliseum thus far, to earn a qualification to The American Semifinals performances and a chance to qualify for RFD-TV’s The American at AT&T Stadium.

Only three from the 159 entered in the Buy-Back round were awarded qualifications to the Semifinals performances. Cayla Small and Slick N Black earned second place in the Buy-Back with a time of 13.498 and advanced to the performances, while Kassie Mowry and Epic Guy finished off the top three with a time of 13.500 to also earn a berth to the performance rounds.



  1. Tammy Ochs, Grovertown, IN, Return ofthe Chicado, 13.391, $1,000 *advances to Semifinals performances
  2. Cayla Small, Wilson, OK, Slick N Black, 13.498, $1,000 *advances to Semifinals performances
  3. Kassie Mowry, Dublin, TX, Epic Guy, 13.500, $1,000 *advances to Semifinals performances
  4. Claire Sechelski, Hempstead, TX, Gypsy Rose Cat, 13.593 
  5. Lakken Bice, Killdeer, ND, Pepinics French Gal, 13.604  
  6. London Gorham, Cotulla, TX, Cashin Chicks, 13.606 
  7. Skylar Eisinger, River Falls, WI, All Bugged Up, 13.608 
  8. Ashley Schafer, Millsap, TX, Our Bobby McGee, 13.616 
  9. Shae Franklin, Orange, TX, Go Daddi, 13.623 
  10. Kim Schulze, Larkspur, CO, The Goodbye Bars, 13.635 

The American Semifinals Buy-Back Round full results

The American Semifinals Slack Round Top 30 results

The American Semifinals Slack Round full results


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

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