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10
Dec

Tie-down Roping win has Trevor Brazile leading All-Around

Photograph by Tom Donoghue

LAS VEGAS – Before the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo began, 23-time world champion Trevor Brazile announced he would be cutting his rodeo count down, not planning on going full time on the road any more.  This, the 60th edition of the Wrangler NFR would likely be his last. At 42 years old, he’s looking forward to spending more time with family.  But Sunday night, Dec. 9, in front of 16,917 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Brazile looked as young as ever, stopping the clock in 6.8 seconds to win tie-down roping. Even more significant, Brazile took over the lead in the coveted All-Around Cowboy competition from his brother-in-law Tuf Cooper. Read more »

8
Dec

CORT SCHEER SETS SADDLE BRONC RECORD WITH 92pt RIDE ON LARRY CULPEPPER

Photo by Tom Donoghue

LAS VEGAS – Two days ago, before the 60th edition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo opened, saddle bronc rider Cort Scheer was sitting in ninth place and ready to make his first Finals appearance since 2015.  Over the next two days, Scheer has won back-to-back rounds, posted a round record, won $62,462 and climbed all the way to third in the 2018 PRCA | RAM World Standings. Read more »

7
Dec

JUSTIN RUMFORD WINS TWICE AT PRCA AWARDS BANQUET

LAS VEGAS – Justin Rumford was twice as happy as the rest of the winners at the PRCA’s annual awards banquet after winning the 2018 Coors Man in the Can award and the Clown of the Year award at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa’s Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas, Dec. 5. Read more »