Three nights are now in the book from the 2013 National Finals Rodeo from Las Vegas. Round Three was full of several riders tying for top spots in their respective events, many separated by only tenths of a second or just a half point.
Here are the results for Round 3 of the 2013 National Finals Rodeo.
Anthem performed by: Rylee Werth, Youth Contest Winner (Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo)
Bareback Riding (full results)
Steven Peebles took home a First Place check for the second consecutive night, riding ‘Cool Water’ for a score of 85.5, adding $18,629.81.
Austin Foss rode ‘Shanas Delight’ to post a Second Place finish for two straight nights after scoring an 84.5, putting $14,723.56 in his pocket.
Bobby Mote rode ‘Make Up Face’ for a score of 81.5 earning him Third Place and a check for $11,117.79.
Steer Wrestling (full results)
Luke Branquinho took First Place with a blazing time of 3.6, and added $18,629.81 to his earnings.
Four contestants tied for Second Place with matching times of 3.8, just two-tenths of a second behind Luke Branquinho: Jule Hazen, Casey Martin, Wade Sumpter and Hunter Cure all took checks for $9,615.38.
Matt Reeves posted a time of 3.9 to take Sixth Place and a check for $3,004.81.
Team Roping (full results - Header, Heeler)
Three team roping teams posted times of 4.2 to tie for First Place and took checks for $14,823.72:
Bandon Beers & Jim Ross Cooper; Riley Minor & Brady Minor, and Drew A. Horner & Buddy Hawkins II.
Trevor Brazille and Patrick Smith took Fourth Place with their time of 4.3, earning them $7,812.50.
Saddle Bronc - (full results)
Wade Sundell scored an 86 riding ‘Big Muddy’ to take First Place and the check for $18,629.81.
Second Place went to Tyler Corrington after riding ‘Cool Runnings’ for a score of 85.5 earning Tyler $14,723.56.
Isaac Diaz posted a score of 84 to take Third Place with his ride on ‘Sundance’ to take home $11,117.79.
Tie-Down Roping - (full results)
Cody Ohl took home the First Place check for $18,629.81 after posting a time of 6.7.
Shane Hanchey took Second Place with his time of 6.9 earning him $14,723.56.
Third Place went to Clif Cooper after he posted a time of 7.3, adding $11,117.79 to his earnings.
Barrel Racing - (full results)
Round 3 went to Taylor Jacob after she posted a time of 13.65, earning her a First Place check for $18,629.81.
Christy Loflin and Kaley Bass posted times of 13.83 to tie for Second Place and giving them each $12,920.67.
Sherry Cervi, who won both Rounds 1 and 2, tied for Fourth Place with Lisa Lockhart with times of 13.87, earning both riders $6,310.09.
Mary Walker rounded out the top six with her Sixth Place finish time of 13.94 to earn a check of $3,004.81.
Bull Riding - (full results)
Cody Campbell led the pack after his score of 90 points on ‘Magic’ earning him the First Place check of $18,629.81.
J.W. Harris, ranked first in the World Standings, rode ‘Total Bull Big Bopper’ for Second Place score of 88.5, earning him $14,723.56.
Cooper Davis scored an 85.5 on ‘Kitty Shack’ to take Third Place and pocket $11,117.79.
Cody Teel took Fourth Place after riding ‘Rustler’s Paradise’ for a score of 82.5, earning him a check for $7,812.50.
Crown Royal Riders Recap
For the second straight night, Crown Royal Rider Steve Woolsey was not able to make a qualifying ride. There is plenty of time left for Steve to qualify – and Crown Royal will donate $1000 every time he can post a qualifying ride, so check back tomorrow and see what Round 4 has in store!
Click here for results from Round 2.