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Barrel racers to run for $41,000 added at the 2023 APHA World Show—PLUS world championships & other all-breed money-earning opportunities

Barrel racers know it pays big to ride a Paint, and the 2023 APHA World Show is no exception. Added money worth $41,000 is up for grabs at the Fort Worth, Texas, event—headlined by the popular Paint Barrel Racing Incentive Program Barrel Racing Sweepstakes.

APHA barrel racing events (world championships and PBRIP Sweepstakes) take place July 7-8, with an all-breed barrel race produced by Wild West Promotions on July 9.

No qualifying required!

Barrel Racing: Total Added Money $41,000

APHA Added-Money Barrel Racing Events

  • PBRIP Open & SPB Barrel Racing Sweepstakes
    • $30,000 added + $5,000 Texas-Bred Incentive*
    • Open to Regular Registry and Solid Paint-Bred horses
    • Plus, $5,000 PBRIP 4- & 5-Year-Old Futurity sidepot
  • $1,000 PBRIP sidepot offered in Barrel Racing 18 & Under world championship class

Sponsored by APHA & Texas Paint Horse Breeders Association

*Texas-Bred Incentive paid to the Top 10 fastest times of horses foaled in Texas

All-Breed Barrel Race

Produced by Wild West Promotions

  • Sunday, July 9
  • Paid out nearly $20,000 in 2022

We’ve also got 10 world championship barrel racing classes on the schedule for Junior Horses, Senior Horses, Solid Paint-Bred, Amateurs, Amateur Solid Paint-Bred, Novice Amateurs, Youth (13 & Under and 18 & Under), Novice Youth, and Youth Solid Paint-Bred. Plus world championships in pole bending and stake race, too. All Youth world championship classes also pay out up to four scholarships worth $1,275 total in every Youth world championship class. More than $1.4 million in cash and prizes will be awarded throughout the 2023 APHA World Championship Show.

More info: apha.com/worldshow


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The American Paint Horse Association is the world’s second-largest international equine breed association, registering more than a million horses in 59 nations and territories since it was founded in 1962. APHA promotes, preserves and provides meaningful experiences with Paint Horses.