AQHA Pays out $60,000 in AQHA Side Pot at 2023 BBR World Finals

AQHA Pays out $60,000 in AQHA Side Pot at 2023 BBR World Finals

The top 10 winners from the BBR World Finals Short Go will be invited to compete at the 2023 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show.

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The American Quarter Horse Association recently announced a new direct-qualifying method for barrel racers to the 2023 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show, and the first of those qualifiers have been awarded.


The top 10 1D American Quarter Horses at the 2023 Better Barrel Races World Finals, held April 25-30 in Oklahoma City, have been invited to compete at the 2023 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show in November in Oklahoma City. Invitations are for the junior or senior classes, which are based on the age of the horse at the time of qualification.


AQHA congratulates the direct qualifiers:

  1. NNN Sixums Firewater, a 2014 palomino mare by Deep Sixum and out of Miss Doubtfire Flit, owned and ridden by Victoria Procter of Lampasas, Texas, and bred by Jeanette Nelson of Milledgeville, Georgia. Their time was 15.184.

  2. Firewater Cartel, a 2015 bay stallion by Firewater Frost and out of DNA Awesome Chrystal, owned and ridden by Kylee Scribner of Azle, Texas, and bred by Leroy Pritchard of Springtown, Texas. Their time was 15.202.

  3. Runnin With Wings, a 2016 sorrel gelding by JL Dash Ta Heaven and out of Nicki Nick Bar, owned and ridden by London Gorham of Cotulla, Texas, and bred by Jud Little of Ardmore, Oklahoma. Their time was 15.247.

  4. Slick Talking Lady, a 2017 black mare by Slick By Design and out of LS Luck Be A Lady, owned by Aftermath Performance Horses, LLC of Greenville, Texas; ridden by DaCota Monk of Point, Texas; and bred by Kenton May of Gainesville, Texas. Their time was 15.272.

  5. Zingzing Its Talent, a 2015 bay gelding by Prime Talent and out of Nick Bar Avenges, owned and ridden by Megan Swint of Dunnellon, Florida,  and bred by Copper Spring Ranch of Tularosa, New Mexico. Their time was 14.307.

  6. DDD Shawnestreknfame, a 2014 sorrel gelding by Steaking Ta Fame and out of Winn Shawnee Jet, owned by Paschal Ranch of Nome, Texas; ridden by McKinlee Paschal of Nome, Texas; and bred by Denis Winn of Tecumseh, Oklahoma. Their time was 15.348.

  7. Money On The Six, a 2014 sorrel gelding by Designer Red and out of Six Gators Too Go, owned by Andrew Harman of Hempstead, Texas; ridden by Gracen Harman of Hempstead, Texas; and bred by Thomas O’Neal of Choudrant, Louisiana. Their time was 15.381.

  8. Jettin to Docs Bar, a 2014 sorrel gelding by Rosey Joe Doc and out of Jettin In Rosebuds, owned by Tab and Amanda Young of Rosanky, Texas; ridden by Devin Young of Rosanky, Texas; and bred by Robert Glenn Walsh of West Point, Texas. Their time was 15.387.

  9. JL I Am Reddy, a 2017 bay gelding by JL Reddy To Charm and out of JL Seraphina, owned by Sissy Winn of Chapman Ranch, Texas; ridden by Mark Bugni of Shawnee, Oklahoma; and bred by Jill Lane Quarter Horses of Maricopa, Arizona. Their time was 15.412.

  10. LZK Dashus Rockstar, a 2008 bay gelding by Bulldashus and out of Hergone, owned and ridden by Shannon Lillard of Fargo, Oklahoma, and bred by Lazy K Ranch of Milton Freewater, Oregon. Their time was 15.425.


More than 600 AQHA members entered the AQHA side pots at the 2023 Better Barrel Races World Finals. With $8,000 added in the AQHA open incentive race, $2,000 added in the AQHA futurity incentive race and 75 percent paid back from entries, more than $60,000 was available to contestants.

AQHA Open Race Incentive First Go

  • 1D winner: London Gorham of Cotulla, Texas, on Cashin Chicks

    • Money Earned: $1,367

    • Time: 15.101

  • 2D winner: Devin Young of Rosanky, Texas, on Jettin To Docs Bar

    • Money Earned: $1,082

    • Time: 15.607

  • 3D winner: Cindy Mainusu of Cushing, Oklahoma, on BB Runnin On Time

    • Money Earned: $866

    • Time: 16.108

  • 4D winner: Jackie Van Petten of Meriden, Kansas, on Stan The San

    • Money Earned: $649

    • Time: 16.604

  • 5D winner: Becky Sickel of Killeen, Texas, on Kryptonite Flash

    • Money Earned: $433

    • Time: 17.101

View full first go results and payouts >

AQHA Open Race Incentive Second Go

  • 1D winner: Kylee Scribner of Azle, Texas, on Firewater Cartel

    • Money Earned: $1,298

    • Time: 15.354

  • 2D winner: LaRae Smith of Barnsdall, Oklahoma, on Siouxzee Q

    • Money Earned: $1,082

    • Time: 15.871

  • 3D winner: Cindy Jones of Amarillo, Texas, on Streakin N Famous

    • Money Earned: $775

    • Time: 16.356

  • 4D winner: Johnna Kimble of Clayton, New Mexico, on SC Pioneer Hayday

    • Money Earned: $649

    • Time: 16.864

  • 5D winner: Gloria Leopard of Purcell, Oklahoma, on Little Star O Heaven

    • Money Earned: $433

    • Time: 17.356

View full second go results and payouts >

AQHA Futurity Incentive Race

  • 1st: DaCota Monk of Point, Texas, on TNR Wannaseemycancan

    • Money Earned: $1,130

    • Average Time: 31.797

  • 2nd: Caroline Boucher of Aubrey, Texas, on HP Rollin

    • Money Earned: $848

    • Average Time 32.344

  • 3rd: Heidi Gunderson of Murdock Minnesota, on JD Jackson Kandyman

    • Money Earned: $565

    • Average Time: 32.451

  • 4th: Jamey Hunt of McAlpin, Florida, on Ever Eddie

    • Money Earned: $282

    • Average Time: 32.732

View full futurity results and payouts >

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