Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association series final results

What a wild night at the Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association Friday Night Lights finals on Aug. 26 at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre in Queen Creek. We started out with a storm and it quit just in time to let the games begin.

Barrel racer Amanda Radford riding Firewater Fooler won the 1D division with a time of 16.269. Ms. Radford won $137, a side pot of $100 and the series win of the Usher brand “Maverick” barrel saddle. The Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association continues to compete during its Friday Night Lights every Friday in September at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre. Spectator admission is free. (Special to the Independent/Ric Andersen Photography)

Barrel racer Amanda Radford riding Firewater Fooler won the 1D division with a time of 16.269. Ms. Radford won $137, a side pot of $100 and the series win of the Usher brand “Maverick” barrel saddle. The Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association continues to compete during its Friday Night Lights every Friday in September at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre. Spectator admission is free. (Special to the Independent/Ric Andersen Photography)

We gave out $5,000 worth in saddles and buckles, $750 in side pot winnings and over $1,400 in prize money. A huge congratulations to Amanda Radford and her horse, Firewater Fooler, for their 1D win with a time of 16.269, winning $137, a side pot of $100 and a series win of the Usher brand “Maverick” barrel saddle.

Our 2D champion was Hailey Portonova and her horse, with a time of 16.797. Right behind them were 3D champion Taylor Starkey and Royal with a time of 17.288, and 4D champion Rannyn Shuman and Precious Amy.

In the youth class our 1D youth champion was Cassie Miller on Buck with a time of 16.300, 2D youth champion Sage Dauer on Yae Wah and 3D youth champion Rannyn Shuman and Precious Amy. Our 4D youth champion went to Faith Williamson on Star. Our PeeWee champion was Miss Ellie Escapule on Foxy Roxy.

Once again we want to give a huge thank you to our sponsors for helping make this series happen. They are: Harris Dental, Desert Mountain Equine—Scott Meyer DVM, Bausch Beyond Riding, Usher Brand Saddlery, QCBRA, Bill Post Farrier Service, Jim Wales Hay Co., Walking S Ranch, TechMix, Equistride Therapy—Rene Noriega, Dos Cowgirls Tack Store, Julie Tate Solutions Real Estate and Crazy Horse Saddle Shop.
Feel free to ask us any questions on how the points were calculated, what the series fee went to, etc. We are an open book and will gladly show you. Our contact information is on our Facebook page (QCBRA) and our website: www.qcbra.com.

We know you have many races to choose from and thank you for running with us. We look forward to seeing you at the Rerun “Buckles or Bucks” Series that started Friday, Sept. 9, and continues Friday nights at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road in Queen Creek.

Here are the results from the Aug. 26 finals:

Pee Wee jackpot Race Sponsored by Crazy Horse Saddle Shop

Paying to eight placings. Jackpot total: $48.50. Rider count: 7.
1D Time=19.647, Placings=5, Pool=$ 48.50

1D placings
First:: 19.647 $13 Ellie Escapule on Foxy Roxy
Second: 20.078 $10 Rylee Shuman on Fancy
Third: 20.404 $9 DosCowgirls prize McKenna Mullen on Cayy
Fourth: 23.617 $7 DosCowgirls Prize Tori Asquith on Sparky
Fifth: 90.650 $5 DosCowgirls Prize Tripp Teague on Thunder Pants
N/T 425.273 Morea LeCarre on Ollie
N/T 429.777 Tyra Starkey on Boo

Series finalists:
Rannyn Shuman: Crazy Horse Saddle Shop bucket of goodies and saddle stand
Ellie Escapule: Crazy Horse Saddle Shop bucket of goodies and saddle stand
Rylee Shuman: Crazy Horse Saddle Shop bucket of goodies
Morea LeCarre: Crazy Horse Saddle Shop bucket of goodies
Tyra Starkey: Crazy Horse Saddle Shop bucket of goodies

QCBRA jackpot in youth

Buckle sponsors: Walking S Ranch — Jim Wales, Rene Noriega
Prizes sponsored by: Dos Cowgirls
Paying to one place, Jackpot total: $315. Rider count = 15
1D Time=16.300, Placings=4, Pool=$94.50
2D Time=16.800, Placings=4, Pool=$85.05
3D Time=17.300, Placings=1, Pool=$72.45
4D Time=18.300, Placings=3, Pool = $63
Not Placed=3

1D placings
First: 16.300 $95 Cassie Miller on Buck
Second: 16.690 Taylor Starkey on MPS Blue Valentine
Third: 16.740 Halter Tori Wilson on Rebel
Fourth: 16.797 Hailey Portonova on Rowdy

2D placings
First: 17.016 $85 Sage Dauer on Yae Wah
Second: 17.218 Horn Bag Taylor Trapp on Nike
Third: 17.225 Taylor Starkey on Peppazan
Fourth: 17.288 Taylor Starkey on Royal

3D placings
First: 18.293 $72 Rannyn Shuman on Precious Amy

4D placings
First: 18.595 $63 Brush, Faith Williamson on Star
Second: 18.700 Presley Coffey on Harley
Third: 20.431 Sweat scraper Jami Whiltbank on Gamble
N/T 417.361 Purse hanger Angelina Pavicevic on Harley
N/T 888.888 Bell boots Cheyenne Barnett on Dee
N/T 888.888 Lead rope Yasineen Mufti on Ozzie

Youth series final side pot: $200 (1/2 sec. splits)

1D 16.690 $50 Taylor Starkey/Boo
2D 17.218 $50 Taylor Trapp/Nike
3D (no one fell in the 3D)
4D 18.700 $50 Presley Coffey/Harley

Buckle series winners:
1D Anna Hasper/Poker: Buckle sponsored by Walking S Ranch
2D Taylor Starkey/Lilly: Buckle sponsored by Jim Wales Hay Co.
3D Presley Coffey/Harley: Buckle sponsored by Rene Noriega EquiStride
4D Cheyenne Barnett/Dee: Buckle sponsored by a Walking S Ranch

QCBRA jackpot in open
Race sponsored by: Harris Dental—Scott Meyer DVM
Bausch Beyond Riding/Usher Brand
Paying to 3 placings, Jackpot total-$1,064. Rider count-38
1D Time=16.269, Placings=9, Pool=$319.20
2D Time=16.769, Placings=13, Pool=$287.28
3D Time=17.269, Placings=9, Pool=$244.72
4D Time=18.269, Placings=5, Pool=$212.80

1D placings
First: 16.269 $137 Amanda Radford on Firewater Fooler
Second: 16.300 $105 Cassie Miller on Buck
Third: 16.398 $77 Clara Ness on Kats Charmed Ta Fame
Fourth: 16.498 Brush, April Jensen on Dry ‘N’ Mighty
Fifth: 16.563 Jennifer Herzog on King
Sixth: 16.619 Skye Johnson on Lilly
Seventh: 16.675 Sara Lord on Smoke
Eighth: 16.690 Taylor Starkey on MPS Blue Valentine
Ninth: 16.766 DosCowgirl prize, Charlene Jackson Etnire on Lucky

2D placings
First: 16.797 $124 Hailey Portonova on Rowdy
Second: 16.819 $ 95 Sage Dauer on Yae Wah
Third: 16.943 $ 69 Kenna Radford on Dollar
Fourth: 16.947 DosCowgirls prize, Rhonda Clouse on Scooter
Fifth: 16.969 DosCowgirl prize, Tanya Graeb on Josey
Sixth: 16.970 Stacey Padilla on Junior
Seventh: 16.992 Kelly Trapp on Chance
Eighth: 17.004 Elisa Rose on Tina
Ninth: 17.028 Nikala Teague on Dash Johnny Cash
10th 17.116 Brittany Ruiz on Shorty
11th 17.120 Jill Starkey on jws cuteasa button
12th 17.219 Angelina Pavicevic on Harley
13th 17.225 Taylor Starkey on Peppazan

3D placings
First: 17.288 $105 Taylor Starkey on Royal
Second: 17.453 $81 Presley Coffey on Harley
Third: 17.459 $59 Andi Clerc on Muffin
Fourth: 17.670 Leather conditioner, Tara Seaton on Harley
Fifth: 17.693 Tessa Smith on Jack
Sixth: 17.857 Stephanie Cochrun on Melody
Seventh: 18.002 Jaden Clerc on Hustler
Eighth: 18.007 Kris Partridge on Jackpot
Ninth: 18.191 DosCowgirl prize Caitlin Wortman on Ditto

4D placings
First: 18.293 $92 Rannyn Shuman on Precious Amy
Second: 18.569 $70 Georgia Garden/Mac
Third: 18.774 $51 Stacy Portonova/BlackJack
Fourth: 19.079 Techmix hoof, Faith Williamson/Star
Fifth: 22.180 DosCowgirl prize, Cristyn Kinney/Storm
N/T 416.748 Jacqueline Nichols/Mr. Dancing Fame
N/T 416.847 Amy Brochu /RJ

Open series final side pot: $600 (1/2 sec. splits)
1D 16.269 $100 Amanda Radford/Firewater Fooler
16.498 $50 April Jensen/Dry ‘N’ Mighty
2D 16.797 $100 Hailey Portonova/Rowdy
16.819 $50 Sage Dauer/Yae Wah
3D 17.288 $100 Taylor Starkey/Royal
17.453 $50 Presley Coffey/Harley
4D 17.825 $100 Taylor Starkey/Lilly
17.857 $50 Stephanie Cochrun/Melody

Usher Brand Saddle Series Winners
1D Amanda Radford/Firewater Fooler: Usher Brand/Harris Dental
2D April Jensen/Dry ‘N’ Mighty: Usher Brand/Desert Mtn. Equine Scott Meyer
3D Stephanie Cochrun/Melody: Usher Brand/QCBRA/Bill Post
4D Stacy Portonova/Blackjack: Usher Brand/Bausch Beyond Riding/ QCBRA

Editor’s note: Jill Starkey is a co-founder of the Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association. The September ReRun series for buckles or bucks takes place Fridays throughout September at Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre, 20464 E. Riggs Road in Queen Creek. For more information, visit the Queen Creek Barrel Racing Association page on Facebook.

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