Barrel Racer Lisa Lockhart Locks in 16th Career NFR

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Lisa Lockhart 2021 NFR_1280


Lisa Lockhart is a fan favorite veteran National Finals Rodeo barrel racer. In her 15 years of going to the NFR, she has won two Average titles and heads into her 16th appearance ranked No. 14 in the World.

After surpassing the $3 million earnings mark in 2022, her year was full of traveling and wins across the country including California, Montana, Washington, South Dakota and more. With Rosa, Cutter and now Levee in her trailer, Lockhart is locked and loaded in horsepower.

Here is a look back at highlights of her 2022 season.


Greeley Stampede, $11,829

In Colorado, Lockhart placed third in two rounds of the Stampede and won the Second Round with a time of 16.28 seconds. Overall, she finished second in the Average with a time of 49.43 seconds on three.


Red Bluff Roundup, 17.18 seconds

It was the Second Round of the Red Bluff Roundup when Lockhart stopped the clock at 17.18 seconds. This earned her a second place finish in the round before she would go on to finish fourth in the Average.

Sheridan WYO Rodeo, 17.35 seconds

In her neighboring state of Wyoming, Lockhart would place fourth. With a time of 17.35 she added over $4,000 to her regular season earnings after she wrapped up Cowboy Christmas.


Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo, 17.51 seconds

In Kalispell, Montana, Lockhart would cinch the win with a time of 17.51 seconds. This would add over $2,500 to her earnings and continue to help her climb the standings as she went into the final month of the season.

Ellensburg Rodeo, 51.72 on Three

In Ellensburg, Lockhart placed in all three rounds and the Average. Her fastest time came in the Final Round but she set the bar in Round 2 with a 17.26 second run to end up fourth. In total, Lockhart would leave Ellensburg with over $6,500. Ellensburg was Lockhart’s marquee win in the month of September, which saw her pull a check on 18-of-22 runs to cap her frantic charge for another trip to Las Vegas.