Hailey Kinsel Shatters Arena Record to Win Round Three of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Hailey Kinsel of Cotulla, Texas, won the third round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with an arena-record shattering 13.11 aboard DM Sissy Hayday.

By Blanche Schaefer

December 9, 2017 -- Las Vegas, Nevada -- Hailey Kinsel rode DM Sissy Hayday to victory in the third round of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with an arena record 13.11. "Sister" is a 2011 mare by PC Frenchmans Hayday

KinselRound3 Hubbell webHailey Kinsel and DM Sissy Hayday crushed the Thomas & Mack Center arena record with a 13.11 to win Round Three of the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Photo by Hubbell Rodeo Photography and out of Royal Sissy Irish by Royal Shake Em. Kassie Mowry and Firewatermakemehappy ("Junior") placed second with a 13.36, which broke Taylor Jacob's and Amberleigh Moore's previous record of 13.37, until Kinsel entered the arena two riders after Mowry. With the round win, Kinsel stays at sixth in the world standings with $166, 245.

Kinsel holds onto her No. 1 position in the aggregate race with a time of 40.45 on three runs. Nellie Miller and Rafter W Minnie Reba, also dubbed "Sister," sit second with a 41.04 on three.

Tiany Schuster keeps her lead in the world standings with $260,378 in total earnings.
 Stevi Hillman sits second with $195,952.

Watch Hailey's interview from her Round Three win here: "Hailey Kinsel Wins Round Three"

Round Three:
1, Hailey Kinsel, 13.11, 13.54, $26,231
2, Kassie Mowry, 13.36, $20,731
3, Amberleigh Moore, 13.57, $15,654
4, Ivy Conrado, 13.59, $11,000
5, Nellie Miller, 13.66, $6,769
6, Lisa Lockhart, 13.67, $4,231
7, Taci Bettis, 13.68
8, Kathy Grimes, 13.70
9, Stevi Hillman, 13.84
10, Tiany Schuster, 14.20
11, Kellie Collier, 14.58
12, Tillar Murray, 18.76 *
13, Sydni Blanchard, 18.90 *
14, Kimmie Wall, 18.95 *
15, Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, 19.18*
* denotes penalty

Aggregate on Three Runs:
1, Hailey Kinsel, 40.45
2, Nellie Miller, 41.04
3, Ivy Conrado, 41.38
4, Kathy Grimes, 41.45
5, Lisa Lockhart, 41.61
6, Tiany Schuster, 42.37
7, Kellie Collier, 42.54
8, Amberleigh Moore, 46.06
9, Kassie Mowry, 46.28
10, Tillar Murray, 46.55
11, Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, 46.79
12, Sydni Blanchard, 46.88
13, Kimmie Wall, 52.16
14, Stevi Hillman, 56.19
15, Taci Bettis, 27.55 on two runs*
* denotes penalty

World Standings:
1, Tiany Schuster, $260,378
2, Stevi Hillman, $195,953
3, Nellie Miller, $184,537
4, Amberleigh Moore, $172,691
5, Kassie Mowry, $166,624
6, Hailey Kinsel, $166,245
7, Kathy Grimes, $132,785
8, Brittany Pozzi Tonozzi, $123,660
9, Lisa Lockhart, $110,685
10, Sydni Blanchard, $108,131
11, Taci Bettis, $107,023
12, Ivy Conrado, $103,412
13, Tillar Murray, $102,789
14, Kellie Collier, $97,569
15, Kimmie Wall, $86,294

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