Beyond the weekend, some of the pinnacle riders on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association circuit were in California to compete in rodeos in Ramona, Hayward, and Redding.
One of them was two-time National Finals qualifier Bill Tutor of Huntsville, who clinched the bareback using title in Ramona with a rating of 81 aboard a bronc named Coconut Roll, that’s owned with the aid of Western Rodeos.
Tutor, who earned $1,852 on the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association show, is ranked 9th in the PRCA’s 2019 bareback driving international identify race with $42,330 in normal season earnings, according to
A tutor is on tempo to earn his 0.33 consecutive journey to the December Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. To qualify, he ought to finish in the top 15 within the bareback riding global standings whilst the ordinary season concludes on Sept. 30.
Taylor Santos, a former Sam Houston State competitor, completed within the cash in tie-down roping on the three California rodeos. Santos clinched the identity in Redding ($four,293 in income), finished 5th in Ramona ($601), and fifth in Hayward ($626).
After all that, Santos, who is from Creston, Calif., is ranked 10th in the PRCA’s tie-down, roping global standings with $37,561. He is trying to earn his first National Finals berth.
Santos clinched the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association tie-down roping name on the 2014 College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., as a freshman at Cal Poly State-San Luis Obispo. He also transferred to Sam Houston State and competed for SHSU on Casper’s 2016 College National Finals.
At the Redding Rodeo, 4-time Wrangler NFR qualifier Richmond Champion of The Woodlands clinched the bareback using name with an 88 aboard the bucking horse, Hombre, owned with the aid of Big Stone Rodeo Inc.
Champion earned $five,224. He’s ranked fourth within the PRCA’s 2019 bareback driving world name race with $71,681 in regular-season profits.
Champion became well-known while he clinched the bareback using identify and earned $1.1 million in prize money at the RFD-TV’s The American at AT&T Stadium in Arlington in 2014. He additionally has qualified for the PRCA’s National Finals in Las Vegas in 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018.
Jackie Ganter, a former National Finals qualifier from Abilene, clinched the barrel racing identify at the Redding Rodeo with a time of 17.Sixty-three seconds and earned $three,768. She’s ranked 19th in the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association seasoned rodeo barrel racing world standings with $29,216.
The Redding Rodeo supplied competition $163,775, and it was the best paying rodeo of the past weekend at the PRCA/WPRA circuit.
Other global magnificence competitions saddled up for 3 smaller Texas rodeos remaining weekend in Jacksonville, Vernon, and Killeen.
At the Santa Rosa Roundup Rodeo in Vernon (May 15-18), 2015, global champion Jacobs Crawley, who is from Boerne, clinched the saddle bronc using identify with an 85 aboard Rapid Rewards is owned with the aid of the Beutler & Son Rodeo Co. His brother, Sterling Crawley, a 5-time National Finals qualifier who lives within the Huntsville place, finished second with an 81.
Former NFR qualifier Stevi Hillman of Weatherford clinched the barrel racing name at the Vernon rodeo with a 17.22. She is ranked tenth in the WPRA seasoned rodeo barrel racing world standings with $40,687.
Barrel racer Dona Kay Rule of Minco, Okla., finished within the cash at Jacksonville, Vernon, and Killeen. At the May sixteen-18 Tops In Texas Rodeo in Jacksonville, Rule clinched the title with a sixteen. Ninety-eight. The rule also finished 2d on the Vernon rodeo with a 17.23, only a centesimal of a 2nd at the back of Stevi Hillman. Additionally, the rule came in fourth at Rodeo Killeen (May 16-18 in Killeen) with a 17.12, and Hillman came in fifth with a 17.15. The rule is ranked ninth within the WPRA pro rodeo barrel racing international standings with $ forty-one 604.
On the Professional Bull Riders circuit, Jose Vitor Leme of Decatur clinched the identity on the Ty Murray Invitational final weekend in Albuquerque, N.M., and earned $39,202. The May 17-19 display turned into a forestall at the Unleash The Beast, the PBR’s pinnacle tier tour.
Chase Outlaw completed second in the identified race and earned $20,265. Joao Ricardo Vieira, some other Brazilian who lives inside the Decatur vicinity, came in 1/3 and pocketed $12,282.
After clinching the title, Leme is ranked No. 1 in the global identify race with 3,451.66 points. Outlaw is ranked No. 2 with 2,962. Five and Vieira are No. Three with 2,590.
Windy Ryon Roping
The famend Windy Ryon Memorial Roping is scheduled for May 24-26, in Fort Worth. For the first time, organizers will start characteristic PRCA steer roping. The prize cash profits will count in the direction of the PRCA global standings.
Two-time world tie-down roping champion Caleb Smidt and 6-time National Finals qualifier Timber Moore will compete against every other inside the featured suit roping on Saturday, May 25.