Open Barrel Race at Ford Youth World

Open Barrel Race at Ford Youth World

Enter the open 5D barrel race during the Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.

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The open barrel race held in conjunction with the Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show returns in 2019. A $3,000-added open 5D barrel race, open to anyone, is scheduled for 7 p.m. on August 8 in Barn 8 at State Fair Park.

Produced by Tri-K Barrel Race Inc., the race will include a $2,500-added open 5D race, a $500-added AQHA side pot and a variety of AQHA-approved classes, including senior, junior, youth, amateur and Select amateur barrel racing. The race is pending approval by AQHA, Better Barrel Races, the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Association.

Pre-enter online at or by midnight on August 2. Mailed entries must be postmarked by July 27. You can find the schedule, entry and additional information at

To be eligible for the AQHA side pot, a rider must be entered in the open 5D and be a current AQHA member riding a registered American Quarter Horse. Riders do not have to be entered in Ford Youth World classes to be eligible for the side pot. If you don't have an AQHA membership or you need to renew, an AQHA representative will be on site to help you.

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