It’s a whole week of rodeo in Texas with Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, which kicked off March 3rd, and RFD-TV’s The American, to be held this weekend on March 7th and 8th. Last night, Kricket Gintner of Eau Claire, WI, nabbed the top spot in barrel racing with a 14.65, taking home $3,000 at Rodeo Houston.
In second place was Teri Bangart of Olympia, WA, with a 14.9, earning $2,000.
Shelley Morgan of Eustace, TX, and Ericka Nelson of Century, FL, tied for third with 14.96, both taking home $875.
Here are the other five cowgirls that rode their hearts out last night:
5. Emily Miller (15.25)
6. Ivy Conrado-Saebens (15.41)
7. Carly Taylor (15.42)
8. Cheyenne Wimberley (19.91)
Tonight, Rodeo Houston will celebrate Armed Forces Appreciation Day.
It’s already a thrilling race for #1, and the rodeo just started! See the full results from Round 1 here.