NFR Round 2 Barrel Racing Preview

Get the abbreviated notes before the second round of NFR barrel racing kicks off.
Jordon Briggs nad Rollo
Jordon Briggs and Rollo at thee 2022 NFR. Jamie Arviso Photo.

Here’s what is in store for the second round of the National Finals Rodeo in the barrel racing on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023 for NFR Round 2.

The Horses

Here’s the horses getting the call for NFR Round 2 and the running order:

Click here for registered names and more information on each horse.

1Emily BeiselLiza
2Taycie MatthewsBud
3Lisa LockhartLevee
4Kassie MowryWill
5Wenda JohnsonMo
6Jessica RoutierMissy
7Summer KoselApollo
8Ilyssa RileyThriller
9Sissy WinnScoop
10Stevi HillmanSandi
11Hailey KinselSister
12Sue SmithHef
13Paige JonesBazinga
14Brittany Pozzi TonozziBenny
15Jordon BriggsRollo

First Round Results

Here’s how things stacked up on the first night of competition

1. Sissy Winn, Chapman, Texas, 13.71 seconds, $30,706

2. Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, Lampasas, Texas, 13.75, $24,268

3. Kassie Mowry, Dublin, Texas, 13.90, $18,325

4. Paige Jones, Wayne, Okla., 13.97, $12,877

5. Jessica Routier, Buffalo, S.D., 14.05, $7,924

6. Jordon Briggs, Tolar, Texas, 14.10, $4,953

7. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D., 14.16

8. Sue Smith, Blackfoot, Idaho, 14.17

9. Wenda Johnson, Pawhuska, Okla., 18.65

10. (tie) Ilyssa Riley, Hico, Texas, 18.87 Stevi Hillman, Granbury, Texas, 18.87

12. Taycie Matthews, Wynne, Ark., 18.98

13. Summer Kosel, Glenham, S.D., 19.12

14. Hailey Kinsel, Cotulla, Texas, 19.18

15. Emily Beisel, Weatherford, Okla., 23.83

The preparation

Unofficial world standings after Round 1

*including $10,000 NFR qualifier payment*

Starting PositionUpdatedStarting MoneyNameRound 1 earningsUpdated Earnings
11$270,563.42Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi$24,267.97$304,830.97
22$160,824.20Jordon Briggs$4,952.65$175,777.05
33$158,752.41Emily Beisel$168,752.41
64$133,802.17Kassie Mowry$18,324.97$162,127.14
45$144,161.40Taycie Matthews$154,161.40
116$109,022.49Sissy Winn$30,706.41$149,728.90
57$134,591.65Lisa Lockhart$144,591.65
88$118,973.21Jessica Routier$7,924.23$136,897.44
79$120,505.57Wenda Johnson$130,505.57
1510$102,968.22Paige Jones$12,876.88$125,845.10
911$115,681.61Summer Kosel$125,681.61
1012$111,473.37Ilyssa Riley$121,473.37
1213$109,015.44Stevi Hillman$119,015.44
1314$105,775.77Hailey Kinsel$115,775.77
1415$105,643.94Sue Smith$115,643.94

Stay tuned for full results, stories and The Money Barrel episodes following Rounds 2-10.

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