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Seen on Scene: At the Bikini Barrel Race

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Shelby Olson, left, on her quarter horse Cinders, and her mother, Samantha Olson, atop Blacky, prepare for early runs at the fourth annual Bikini Barrel Race.


Kianna Montuori, left, and Jasmine Ujifusa warme up their quarterhorses, Scar and Cash, respectively, before finishing in the top four of their respective divisions at the fourth annual Bikini Barrel Race in the arena at Boulder City Horseman’s Association on Saturday.

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Katelynn Eddy, who has been riding horses for more than a decade and barrel racing for the past two, warms up her 15-year-old quarter horse Easy before competing in the fourth annual Bikini Barrel Race on Saturday.

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Presley Pearce, 7, of Las Vegas rides Turbo around the corral before finishing second in the youth bracket at the fourth annual Bikini Barrel Race at the Boulder City Horseman’s Association arena on Saturday.

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Ten-year-old Lillian Pheiffer, left, enjoys watching other riders with Stepfanie Simons before preparing for her own turn at the fourth annual Bikini Barrel Race.

Brittany Pistorio, left, and Taylor Hix, both of Boulder City, came out to the arena at Boulder City Horseman’s Association to enjoy the 4th annual bikini barrel race Saturday. Hunter Terry/Boulder City Review

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