Pre-Entries will open up on the Monday before the race and will close at noon the Friday before. The pre-draw along with the exhibition pages will be posted by 6:00cst on the Friday before the race. (unless otherwise noted on race flyer)
If you pre-enter you are responsible for your fees. The only exception is if you draw-out before the pre-entries are posted. Failure to pay fees will result in being put on the fine list for your entry fees.
Pre-entries must be paid by 30 minutes before your first exhibition or by the time the books close the day of the race (whichever comes first).
For payments we will accept cash, check, PayPal (Friends and Family), Venmo or credit cards (3% fee).
Any returned checks will have a $35 NSF fee applied to the payment and will go on the fine list immediately.
Beginners Class – There is no age limit for this class but you should be at a Walk, Trot or Slow Lope only. Cannot run in the 4D - 1 second splits
Free For All Exhibitions – If time allows these exhibitions will take place before the regular exhibitions. There will be no running order and you have to be taken during the allotted time slot. Any unused exhibitions will be fortified and there will be no refunds.
Regular Exhibitions – There is a 60-second time limit for each exhibition and they will be run in order signed up for. If you miss your exhibition it cannot be rolled and will not be refunded.
On-Stake Exhibitions – We will be offering a limited number of on-stake exhibitions and there will be a 45-second time limit. We will be dragging after every 5.
All Exhibitions – If you go over your time-limit there will be a $10 fine for every 20 seconds that you go over.
Open 4D Payout will be progressive with ½, ½, 1 Second splits.
Barrel Bingo Sidepot – This is a unique sidepot in which the barrel penaly does not count towards your time. **Example…The fastest time of the race wins the open and wins the barrel bingo sidepot. The fastest time of the race hits a barrel, then they would win the barrel bingo sidepot but would receive a no-time in the open** This will be a 4D Payout with ½, ½, 1 Second splits.
You will not be allowed to circle a barrel during the Open Race. If a barrel is circled you will receive a $50 fine.
All other Sidepots – These will be a 3D Format (3/4 Second Splits).
4D Payout will be 100% of the added money plus the payback stated on the event flyer. The D split will be 35% to the 1D, 30% to the 2D, 20% to the 3D, and 15% to the 4D.
4D Payout Chart
3D Payout will be 100% of the added money plus the payback stated on the event flyer. The D split will be 50% to the 1D, 30% to the 2D, and 20% to the 3D.
All fines must be paid by the end of the event, any fines unpaid will go on the fine list which will be posted on our website and Facebook page. Fines must be paid before you are allowed to enter the next race. We reserve the right to deduct any unpaid fines from pending winnings.
All winnings will be paid out by either check, Venmo, PayPal or ACH transfer.
All checks will be void after 30 days and replacement checks will have a $10.00 charge associated with them.
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ANY ENTRY FOR ANY REASON. Inappropriate behavior by contestants or spectators may require us to ask you to leave the grounds (if this happens there will be no refunds).
No switching of draw positions. HORSE MUST RUN IN POSITION DRAWN! Horse and rider changes will be noted on official’s sheet. If a horse runs out of order or in the wrong position it will be grounds for DQ.
All reruns will be the decisions of the Arena Director. Rerun will be on fresh drag. Arena Director’s decisions are FINAL. In the case of a timer malfunction rider will be offered a re-run. PRIOR PENALTIES WILL APPLY. If rider chooses to run again, any penalties made during re-run WILL apply to official time.
Failure to answer 3 gate calls will result in Official’s scratch. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS RULE WILL RESULT IN OFFICIALS SCRATCH.
NO schooling horses in arena – excessive whipping, jerking, etc will not be tolerated and may result in a $50 fine. Anyone caught using an electronic shocking device will be disqualified and banned.
ALL DOGS MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ANY TIME.
We reserve the right to change or add new rules at anytime.
There are no membership or award fees to be included in consideration of year-end awards.
There are no minimum amount of races needed to qualify for end-year awards.
There are no maximum amount of races included in year-end points, all points will count towards year-end awards.
Points will be awarded to the Rider/Horse combination in each D.
10 points will be awarded to each D. 10 points will be awarded to the first place and 10th place will be awarded 1 point.
Each Rider/Horse combination will only be eligible for one year-end award in the highest placing. Example: If you finished third in the 1D and second in the 2D you would receive your award in the 2D.
Any point ties will be decided by money earned.
Awards and amount of awards are still to be determined. At a minimum we will be giving out awards to at least the top two places of each D in the Open and at leat three award in the age-sidepots.