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9
Dec

WNFR 2015 Brazile captures 23rd world championship

Photo by Tom Donoghue
LAS VEGAS – Trevor Brazile won his 23rd world championship tonight, and he did it in style.

The Decatur, Texas, cowboy clinched the 13th gold all-around buckle of his career when he won the tie-down roping in Round 6 with a 6.6-second run at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER.

The lightning bolt of a run broke the previous Round 6 record of 6.9 seconds, and was just one-tenth of a second off the arena record time of 6.5 seconds set by Cody Ohl in 2003.

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7
Dec

WNFR 2015 Feild and Peebles in bareback riding battle

Photo by Tom Donoghue
LAS VEGAS – Kaycee Feild had watched Steven Peebles close in on his lead in the world bareback riding standings the last two nights, and when Peebles put up another big ride tonight, Feild responded.

During Round 4 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER Peebles posted an 84-point ride on Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Scarlet Belle on the second-to-last ride of the night, taking the go-round lead. Feild was the last rider out, and had to come up with a solid score – he did, also posting an 84 on J Bar J’s Pass the Hat.

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6
Dec

Two out of three for Tsinigine and Motes

Photo by Tom Donoghue

LAS VEGAS – Aaron Tsinigine and Ryan Motes didn’t get to rope together in Las Vegas last year. Now, they’re making up for lost time in a big way.
The pair won their second round in three nights during Round 3 action at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER with a 4.0-second time.
In 2014, Tsinigine and Motes didn’t start roping together until the spring, and as a result, Tsinigine roped with seven-time World Champion Team Roper and ProRodeo Hall of Famer Clay O’Brien Cooper at the WNFR. Read more »

4
Dec

Brazile sets first-round record

Photo by Tom Donoghue

LAS VEGAS – The 2015 edition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER got off to a historical start.
Trevor Brazile, the 22-time world champion, won the tie-down roping with a 6.8-second run – the fastest Round 1 time in WNFR history.
“That’s sweet, I had no idea,” Brazile said of setting the record. Read more »

1
Oct

Lovell and Lucero make the most of final weekend

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – With one week remaining in the PRCA regular season, veteran team ropers Colby Lovell and Martin Lucero were on the outside looking in at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

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