On the week of October 24-28, 2023, $1,020,000 will be paid to barrel racers in Memphis, Tennessee, at the 2023 Ruby Buckle East Race.
All week long, BarrelRacing.com will be on location and bringing you timely updates, videos, interviews and results across our social media channels and this page.
Ruby Buckle East Results
Wednesday, October 25
Futurity Round 1
The first day of action inside the Agricenter Showplace Arena kicked off with a win from Louisiana man, Dustin Angelle and Mias Famous N Heaven, a 2019 mare by JL Dash Ta Heaven and out of French Mirage x Frenchmans Guy with a 15.069-second run. The pair earned $8,000 for owners Debra and Randy Boyd, $1,000 for the Boyds as the breeders and $1,000 for stallion JL Dash Ta Heaven.
Second overall went to Missouri’s Emma Charleston and TFour Slicks On Fire, a 2018 gelding by Slick By Design and out of This Blondes On Fire, by Fire Water Flit. Charleston earned $5,600 for her parents, Patricia and Kevin Charleston, $700 for Four Taylors Ranch LLC as the breeder, and $700 for stallion Slick By Design.
In the .75-second split second division, Packin Some Carrizzo and Aubrey Grace Logan tied with Brandi Schnitkey and Berry Unforgettable for the first-place bragging rights.
Packin Some Carrizzo is a 2018 mare by Carrizzo and out of Shanias Two Sixes by Packin Sixes. Aubrey Grace earned Timothy Logan $4,800 for the win as the owner, Frank Moore $600 as the breeder and stallion Carrizzo $600.
Berry Unforgettable is a 2018 gelding by Mulberry Fame and out of Unforgettable Copy by Conclusives Copy. Schnitkey won owner Sheri LechLeidner $4,800 for the victory and another $600 as the breeder, plus $600 for stallion Mulberry Fame.
Derby Round 1
Kassie Mowry didn’t just win the first round of the Ruby Buckle Derby, she put on a show with her 14.774-second run turned in aboard Force The Goodbye. “Jarvis,” is a 2018 gelding by The Goodbye Lane and out of VF Forcit First by Burrs First Down. The win earned owner Michael Boone $5,100, breeders Janelle & Jason Blubaugh $638 and stallion The Goodbye Lane $638.
In second place, Cheyenne Wimberley showed up Fast Flingin Dash. “Blue Duck,” is a 2017 gelding by A Streak Of Fling and out of Wimberley’s great mare, Dash Ta Suz, by Dash Ta Fame. Blue Duck earned $3,400 for owner, Steve Hurlbert, $425 for Hurlbert as the breeder and $425 for stallion A Streak of Fling.
Thursday, October 26
Futurity Round 2 and aggregate
The second day of the Ruby Buckle futurity got salty in Memphis, with Jamey Hunt and Ever Eddie, a 2018 gelding by Eddie Stinson and out of Curiosity Corners x Silver Lucky Buck and bred by Victory Farms. His 14.908 in the second round earned owners Tiany Schuster and Edwin Cameron $8,000 for the round win, along with $1,000 for Victory Farms and $1,000 for Eddie Stinson.
Combined with Hunt’s 15.215 in the first round, his aggregate time of 30.123 seconds on two was also good enough to clinch the aggregate victory. This paid $17,000 for Schuster and Cameron and $2,000 each for Victory Farms and Eddie Stinson.
Pete Oen and RP Tres Hombres were hot on Hunt’s heels in the aggregate race. Oen and the 2019 gelding by Tres Fortunes and out of Dashin Julene by Dash Ta Fame were 30.139 on two runs, earning $11,900 for owners Rachel & Roger Primm, $1,400 for the Primms as the breeders and $1,400 for Tres Fortunes. Oen also placed fourth in the second round with his 14.965 and seventh in the first round of competition. Click here for a full payout breakdown.
Derby Round 2 and Aggregate
The second round of the Ruby Buckle East derby brought the week’s fastest times so far. First place honors went to Carlee Otero and Blingolena with an impressive 14.684-second run. Blingolena is a 2018 gelding by Blazin Jetolena and out of Dash of Bling by Dash Ta Fame. Besides bragging rights, Otero earned $5,100 for herself as the owner, $638 for breeders, Busby Quarter Horses and $838 for Blazin Jetolena.
On her heels was Brandon Cullins and MJ Segers Fast Lane, the 2017 mare that has terrorized the derby circuit in 2023. “Seger,” is a daughter of The Goodbye Lane and out of SKS Running Faucet by Diamond Faucet. Not only was their 14.768 good enough for second in the round, it earned Cullins the aggregate win on two runs when combined with his fourth-place 15.037 from Round 1. His 29.805 on two was worth $10,200 for owners Grant & Rayel Little, $1,275 for breeders Mark & Linda Jarvis and $1,275 for The Goodbye Lane. Click here for full payout breakdown.
Ruby Buckle Schedule
Friday, October 27
8 a.m. Youth/Open Exhibitions
12 p.m. Youth Round 1
30 minute break
Open 4D Round 1
Saturday, October 27
8 a.m. Youth Round 2
(reverse order of Round 1)
30 minute break
Open 4D Round 2
(reverse order of Round 1)
How to watch the 2023 Ruby Buckle East Race
The 2023 Ruby Buckle East Race is livestreamed by 321 Action Video. You can watch it live here.
Ruby Buckle East Race Draws
Ruby Buckle East Race Payout
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