Barrel Racing Semifinalists Announced for The American

By Laura Rodgers

After 50 competitors challenged each other today, 20 barrel racers are moving on to the Semifinals at Mesquite Arena this weekend for an exemption spot at RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER, on March 2, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Among the barrel horse racers who will be competing this weekend are leaders Robyn Herring and Firewaterontherocks. Herring said that “Happy” was really revved up for the event.

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Eleven-Time World Champion Charmayne James Comes Out of Retirement to Compete for Biggest Payout in Western Sports History

Eleven-time World Champion, Charmayne James, has accepted an exemption invitation and will come out of retirement to compete in the barrel racing event during RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER, on March 2, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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This Week's Winner of the Omega Alpha Horsecity.com/Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest

Congratulations to Bernt Nelson, who is studying agricultural economics at North Dakota State University! His photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Horsecity.com/Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Bernt submitted this caption: "Ashley Ann Anderson is the girl in the photo and that is her pride and joy barrel horse Lilly. We met in college and we are moving down to Ames, Iowa, where Ashley will be attending Veterinary school. Her father is also a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. This is from a rodeo we both participated near my hometown. My cousin, who is an artist, is working on a patriotic-themed portrait of this photo.”

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32nd Annual Martha Josey Jr. World Top Gun Shootout 4D Barrel Race LIVE Webcast

Be sure to check out the FREE LIVE webcast of the 32nd Annual Martha Josey Jr. World Top Gun Shootout 4D Barrel Race from May 10-12 here http://barrelhorsenews.com/bhn-webcast. Read more for the event schedule.

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Diamonds & Dirt Barrel Horse Classic

Two-time world champion barrel racer Brittany Pozzi is a busy woman. And last March, she had an especially hectic day. She competed in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo finals – then hopped on a plane to make it to the first Diamonds & Dirt Barrel Horse Classic in nearby College Station.

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Handicapped with Heart: One-eyed barrel racing horse

Brittney Barr’s horse may be handicapped, but a rodeo fan would never know it in the arena. The Ada, Oklahoma cowgirl’s horse has only one eye, but it doesn’t affect his work.

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BFA World Championships crown the best of the best

Oklahoma City would've been a prime stop for a bettin' man during the BFA's World Championship Barrel Futurity. Although there were many favorites sporting high credentials going into the event, ...Oklahoma City would've been a prime stop for a bettin' man during the BFA's World Championship Barrel Futurity. Although there were many favorites sporting high credentials going into the event, ...

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Wonder Woman of Barrel Racing

She's got the "zoom, zoom, zoom" speed that takes your breath away. And the neat, tight turns around the barrels. And a soft hand with a horse that makes little girls on ponies want to grow up and be just like her.She's got the "zoom, zoom, zoom" speed that takes your breath away. And the neat, tight turns around the barrels. And a soft hand with a horse that makes little girls on ponies want to grow up and be just like her.

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BFA's World Championship title winners

Oklahoma City would've been a prime stop for a bettin' man during the BFA's World Championship Barrel Futurity. Although there were many favorites sporting high credentials going into the event, SR Red Ryder's record made the 5-year-old gelding ...Oklahoma City would've been a prime stop for a bettin' man during the BFA's World Championship Barrel Futurity. Although there were many favorites sporting high credentials going into the event, SR Red Ryder's record made the 5-year-old gelding ...

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Barrel Futurities of America pays out $33,000 In bonuses

The barrel racing organization know as Barrel Futurities of America developed a new program during the 2002 season through which its top point earning members would be eligible to receive bonus ...The barrel racing organization know as Barrel Futurities of America developed a new program during the 2002 season through which its top point earning members would be eligible to receive bonus ...

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