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A Smooth Guy sires San Diego Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion: DIAMOND CENTER

PRCA Photo by Roseanna Sales Photography

Fresh off the National Finals Rodeo just a month ago, Sue Smith and Diamond Center, “Hef,” electrified Petco Park through each round to earn the overall event championship in the Final Four Round on Sunday, Jan. 14 with a 14.96-second run that earned the duo $20,000 for the win. Thanks to Smith’s efforts in the Second Round and Round of Eight, her event earnings came to a totaled $24,875.

Final Results:

  • Round 1: 15.35

  • Round 2: 15.17 3rd, ($875)

  • Eight-Man: 14.96 1st ($4,000)

  • Four-Man: 1st Overall ($20,000)


For additional information on breeding, contact Royal Vista Ranch Farm Manager—Laura Erickson—at (405) 449-7575.

Story and images courtesy of Barrel


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