Stockyards Championship Rodeo
March 24 & 25
This past Saturday night was the finals for the monthly bull riding series at the Stockyards Championship Rodeo and Daniel Keeping from Stephenville walked away with $2,000 for his 75-point ride on Double R Rodeo Company’s Wipeout. Ednei Caminhas, the 2002 PBR World Champion won $300 for winning Friday night’s bull riding with 80.75 points on T-Rex.
Tie-down ropers had a great weekend with several sub-nine second runs. Kadrion Richards from Venus kicked things off Friday night with the first run of the weekend and stopped the clock in 8.82 seconds to win $407.96. Saturday night Trenton Smith from Bigfoot turned in an even quicker 7.99 effort to take the win, worth $495.38.
Breakaway ropers had it a little tougher with only one qualified run Friday night and that was Kacey Clark from Hobbs, N.M. winning with a 12.55, that included a plus-ten for a broken barrier. The win paid her $233.12. Saturday night the runs got a lot quicker and Brooke Jordan from Covington won $349.68 with a 2.27.
Chase Tryan from Helena, Mont., had the biggest payday of the weekend winning $1,137.58 in the team roping. Tryan heeled for Aron May to win Saturday night with a 4.97, earning each man $709.46. Tryan placed second Friday night teamed up with Cody Tew and third with Anthony Lucia. Cody Tew and Colton Brittain won Friday night with a 5.69, worth $428.12 per man.
Kaitlyn Prentice from Bokchito, Okla., cashed in competing in the barrel racing, winning Saturdaynight with a 14.10 and placing second Friday night with a 14.39. Her weekend take was $711.02. Shaylee Hindman from Weatherford won Friday night with a 13.81, worth $407.96.
There were no qualified rides in the saddle bronc riding, which means $112.80 in added money for this Saturday night.
To enter the Stockyards Championship Rodeo, text 254-371-7343 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Each night is a separate rodeo and Saturday night is sanctioned by the International Professional Rodeo Association and the United Professional Rodeo Association. Rodeo action gets underway at 8 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. The Pawnee Bill Wild West Show is every Saturday at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. The Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding that will be taking place in Historic Cowtown Coliseum April 8. For more information on all of the Cowtown Coliseum events visit www.StockyardsRodeo.com.
We want to thank some of our great sponsors who make the Stockyards Championship Rodeo possible every Friday and Saturday, such as Law offices of Resistol, Stetson and Roger Williams Chrysler–Dodge–Jeep in Weatherford