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Hailey Kinsel sets Arena Record in Barrel Racing in Round 3 of 2017 National Finals Rodeo

Holy Hailey!!! 

ON FIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
After Kassie Mowry came in on Firewatermakemehappy and SMOKED a set to break the arena record with a 13.36….here came Hailey and DM Sissy Hayday and turned everything upside down!
Hailey said after she turned the second barrel she new something was different! 
“Sister was a little different than normal tonight,” Kinsel said. “She felt a little bit more focused than ever. I felt like she was going to do something good. I mean, I didn’t know it was going to be that good. She smoked the first barrel and then she smoked the second, and I sat up and rode my third good, so I can take a little credit there, but I let her work and I don’t know what else to say. This is one night I sure won’t forget.”
Hailey is such a wonderful sport and forever humble, she immediately made sure to give credit to Kassie and the ground crew.

 “I can’t downplay what Kassie did,” Kinsel said. “That was a smoking run. We know from record books that it was an awesome run. … I mean, Ivy Conrado ran a 13.59 and any other night that might win the round. So, smoking runs by everybody. Hats off to the ground crew. They help us out a lot.” (courtesy of the PRCA)

We interviewed Hailey before she left for Vegas, click here to read!

This round will definitely go down in the record books. It was great to  see Stevi pull out the big bay horse and have a great run. Ivy had a flawless run on JLo. It was beautiful!
Can’t forget the round 2 winner, Amber and Paige. They were right up there again tonight. I swear, her mare, Paige is just a warrior. She really is amazing!!
Bring on Round 4!! 
Here is the round in case you missed it:
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1. Hailey Kinsel, 13.11 seconds (new arena record), $26,231; 2. Kassie Mowry, 13.36, $20,731; 3. Amberleigh Moore, 13.57, $15,654; 4. Ivy Conrado, 13.59, $11,000; 5. Nellie Miller, 13.66, $6,769; 6. Lisa Lockhart, 13.67, $4,231;7. Taci Bettis, 13.68; 8. Kathy Grimes, 13.70; 9. Stevi Hillman, 13.84; 10. Tiany Schuster, 14.20; 11. Kellie Collier, 14.58; 12. Tillar Murray, 18.76; 13. Sydni Blanchard, 18.90; 14. Kimmie Wall, 18.95; 15. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, 19.18.
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