Wyoming Contingent Continues to Earn $$$ at the NFR
Four rounds are in the books at the national finals rodeo in las vegas. In the saddle bronc. Former Sheridan college cowboy Zeke Thurston now has the lead in the world standings after an 83.5 last night. So that placed him 2nd in the round and earned him 15,653.81. So he first in the world standings and 3rd in the average of the NFR. Brody Cress out of Hillsdale near Cheyenne placed 4th in the saddle bronc for the 3rd consecutive night and added $11,000 to his wallet. He had an 81.5 so he is 6th in the world standings and 2nd in the average.
In the tie-down roping, former Eastern Wyoming college cowboy Riley Pruitt made some money last night with a 7 and 7. He hit the pay window for 20, 730, 77. So he is 9th the world standings and 11th in the average. In the bareback, former Central Wyoming College cowboy Ty Breuer had an 87 last night so that places him 3rd in the round and a check for $13,326.92 Breuer is 10 in the average and 12th in the world standings. In the team roping,
Ty Blasingame who has been calling Casper home lately with a no time and that’s 3 straight nights with a no time. He is 11th in the world and 13th in the world standings in the header portion of the event. The 5th round of the NFR will be tonight from the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas