2023 Runnin WJ Barrel Race 
   June 9th, 10th, 11th

Friday Open starts 9am.
Saturday Open starts 8:am.
Sunday Open starts 8:am.

*Exhibitions start Tuesday June 6th 3 pm-9pm and are available Wednesday 9:30am-9pmand Thursday 9:30-6:30pm, sign up at the entry table inside the arena. $5 each cash.

"Parking will be inside facility fencing behind gates. Day parkers Do Not have to park in outside parking area."

KK Run for Vegas is Thursday night (it is a separate race so we do not do entries for that on this website).  Thursday at 7 pm we will be hosting KK  RUN FOR VEGAS FOR YOUTH. Please look at for online entry for

NOTE: Race days are Thursday 7pm KK Run for Vegas,
OPEN 4D Races are Friday $1000 Added, Saturday $5000 Added and Sunday $5000 Added.

 Incentive are  youth (cutoff is 12 years) adult (13-59) and GGs (60+) and each sidepot has $200 added per race.
Online entry link will be available soon on the pre-entry form page. We are BBR and Ark Elite pending. 

The 2023 schedule is available on the schedule tab.  

Future Fortunes will have a $50,ooo Added Regional Finals Inc. included for our Saturday $5000 Added Race. 

 When the draw is posted, click on the draw page and scroll thru each day and your Incentives to make sure your name is listed. If not please send Patti Moore a text message to 903-244-2306. 
      Stall and RV information will be given to you at the back gate (coggins check station) when you come in if you have pre-paid for them. If you have not pre-paid please check in at the Stall/RV office and the girls will give your information at that time after payment. Cash and credit card are available thru the Stall/RV office for your fees over the weekend.
    See you all soon.


A little History:

The Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race is an annual divisional race that benefits the Runnin WJ Therapeutic Riding Center.  The race takes place in Texarkana, AR, at the Four States Fairgrounds in an air-conditioned coliseum, surrounded by a covered warm-up arena, covered stall area and plenty of RV hookups.

HOST HOTEL; Holiday Inn Express 870-216-0083 or  Comfort Suites 870-216-8084   be sure mention  Runnin WJ Barrel Race for your discount.

Please see the Runnin WJ Ranch website for more information on this organization:

The 1st Annual Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race took place in New Boston, TX, in 2008 with $3,000 Added and approximately 200 entries on one day. 

The move to Texarkana, AR, in 2009 for the 2nd Annual Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race proved to be a success. The ground was excellent and the times got faster each day! 

2023 marks the 16th year for The Runnin WJ Benefit Barrel Race.

Thursday at 7 pm we will be hosting KK  RUN FOR VEGAS FOR YOUTH. Please look at for online entry for


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