barrel racing

noun
|Updated on: 18 May 2018

Definition of barrel racing

: a rodeo event for women in which a mounted rider makes a series of sharp turns around three barrels in a cloverleaf pattern

barrel race

noun

barrel racer

noun

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1947

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