Posted at: 12/09/2012 1:07 PM
By: The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - National Finals Rodeo rookie Mary Walker stayed perfect through three rounds, topping the barrel racing field with a 13.69-second run Saturday night.
The 53-year-old Walker leads all NFR competitors with earnings of $54,772 in the 10-round rodeo, and is second in the season standings with $182,064.
Standings leader Brittany Pozzi of Victoria, Texas, shut out when she failed to place in the top six in the round, has earned $186,568.
Kelli Tolbert of Hooper, Utah, finished second in 13.73. Defending world champion Lindsay Sears of Nanton, Alberta, was third in 13.76, and is third in the standings with $156,492.
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