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Jamey Hunt & Gripe Gut score almost $6K with 2022 Better Barrel Racing World Finals Paint Barrel Incentive

Photo by Traci Davenport Photography


Better Barrel Races partnered with APHA to offer the first ever Paint Barrel Race Incentive at the BBR World Finals, April 19-24 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paint barrel racers from 10 states ran at the PBRIP sidepot—with $1,000 in added money and 86 entries, the PBRIP sidepot had a payout of over $4,000.

1D Winner: Jamey Hunt & Gripe Gut

Jamey Hunt form McAlpin, Florida, ran the fastest time in the Open Qualifying Race and the fastest time in the PBRIP Sidepot, banking a total check worth $5,984.00. Gripe Gut is a 2014 sorrel solid gelding by Jungle Jet and out of Redneck Gal, owned by Ashley Hunt of McAlpine.


  • 2D Winner: Erin Corley on JL High Roller – $401
  • 3D Winner: Sheri Eckerman on The Halo Effect – $321
  • 4D Winner: Joan Morgan on Starlight Remedy – $240
  • 5D Winner: Kira Anthony on Painted by Traffic – $160


Full PBRIP Results

More PBRIP added money will on the line at the 2023 Better Barrel Races World Finals in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

PBRIP Questions? Want to find out more about these Paint only barrel-racing incentives? Contact Carly Peercy at 817-222-6444 or cpeercy@apha.com.



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