2022 Panty Raid Futurity Champion Leslie Willis on The Money Barrel Podcast

S2 E19 of The Money Barrel Podcast comes to you live from The Panty Raid Futurity in Springfield, Ohio, with 3-time BFA Super Stakes Champion Leslie Willis.
Leslie Willis turns a barrel on Im gunnin For Ya

Leslie Willis is hot off a win at The Panty Raid Futurity in Springfield, Ohio. She topped both rounds of the BFA 4-Year-Old Futurity aboard Im Gunnin For Ya, the horse that she won $100,000 on at the BFA $uper $takes in December, to celebrate his first full weekend back to work after a break, which she talks about in this episode of The Money Barrel.

Brett Monroe was hot on Willis’ heels at The Panty Raid, finishing both second and third in the aggregate and placing in both rounds of The Panty Raid Futurity.

Results-Panty Raid Futurity

  1. Leslie Willis on Im Gunnin For Ya, aggregate of 15.676 seconds on two, worth $1,510
  2. Brett Monroe on Pac Man Fame, aggregate of 15.753 seconds on two, worth $1,282
  3. Brett Monroe on Blingolena, aggregate of 15.786 seconds on two, worth $1,080
  4. Chris Coffey on JH FireWater Honor, aggregate of 15.787 seconds on two, worth $795
  5. Stefanie Duke on Hes So Epic, aggregate of 15.943 seconds on two, worth $580

Full results can be found here.

Leslie Willis is famed for riding quarter horses off the racetrack. She explains why running bloodlines work best for her training style. She also dives into some of the pairings that have given her success, such as the magic combination of FuryOfTheWind and Tres Seis. She even discusses her first serious futurity horse, an appaloosa gelding. Willis discusses her roots in pleasure, roping, and goat tying, and how she became to establish Flying W Ranch with her husband, Jason.