Champions Challenge 2016-Little Races Her Way to Champions Challenge Victory



Benette Little

Ric Andersen

By Ann Bleiker

Benette Little captured the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots barrel racing title in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Feb. 28. Little of Ardmore, Okla., was riding for Team Las Vegas and stopped the clock in 17.90 seconds to outrun Jana Bean with a 17.94. Little added $3,944 to her 2016 earnings, while Bean picked up $3,016.

Scottsdale WCC results: 1. Benette Little, 17.90 seconds, $3,944; 2. Jana Bean, 17.94, $3,016; 3. Megan Swint, 18.05, $2,204; 4. Carley Richardson, 18.08, $1,508; 5. Deb Guelly, 18.11, $928.