Month: November 30, 2011

Home - November 2011

One day to go

In 24 hours, I will be situated in the Thomas & Mack Center preparing for the first round of the 2011 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Today I secured my credentials and got the low down on the new media room, which is expanded considerably from recent years. Tonight is when the award winners are named[...]
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Welcome to the NFR

The festivities for the 2011 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo have commenced, with the PRCA convention and other activities in Las Vegas. Tuesday night featured the annual Welcome Reception, where the contestants were given their back numbers, stock of goodies, then introduced to the throng of fans. It’s a great way to kick-start all the great[...]
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Vegas bound

Today’s travel day, and I’m looking forward to my trip. I’ve got a lot of great things planned over the next two weeks, but I wanted to find out what you wanted? I’m not sure I can get to everything, but what would you like to read about during this year’s NFR? I will be[...]
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MGM Deuces Night

6-year-old bay/paint mare Bareback Riding SIRE: Night Jacket DAM: Night Line 2010 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Jason Havens scored 86 points in the fifth go-round, finishing in a tie for second place. Kelly Timberman won the 10th go-round with an 88.5. This year Kaycee Field scored 90 points to split the final-round victory at the[...]
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Real Deal

12-year-old brown gelding Bareback Riding SIRE: Rag Top DAM: Real 2010 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Wes Stevenson scored 76 points during the third round. 2009 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Ryan Gray was bucked off in the third go-round. Clint Cannon split the eighth-round victory with an 84.5-point ride. This year World champion Kelly Timberman posted[...]
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River Boat Annie

11-year-old roan mare Bareback Riding SIRE: Cadillac Jack DAM: Tan Line 2010 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Steven Dent scored 84 points in the second round to finish in fifth place. 2009 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Royce Ford scored 84 points to finish in a tie for fourth place in the second round. Steven Peebles’ 83.5[...]
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Dirty Jacket

7-year-old bay gelding Bareback Riding SIRE: Night Jacket DAM: Dirty 2010 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Dusty LaValley scored 81 points and failed to place during the fifth round. 2009 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo D.V. Fennell scored an 86.5 to finish in a tie for third place in the 10th round. This year Matt Bright scored[...]
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