Riders Making Strong Finish
High Prairie, Alberta - With High Prairie being the first of only two events remaining in the Bull Riders Canada Inc. Season IV schedule, the bull riders showed off and rode ten bulls to make the Season Leader race the closest in the Association’s history.
Chris Young, Bullsbrook, W. Australia was declared the event champion after scoring a solid 81 point ride in the first round and an 82.5 point effort in the second round. The Australian cowboy took home over $2600.00 dollars for his efforts and improved to seventh place in the BRC National Standings.
The first round victory went to Griffin Smeltzer, Claresholm, AB with an 82.5 score aboard Foley Bucking Bulls 3X ASAP Rocky.
Winning the second round with an 85 point ride on Thompson Rodeo’s 311 F.O.A.D. was Will Purcell, Merrijig, Australia. With the round victory, Purcell moved into second place in the BRC National Standings; 100 points behind current Season Leader Josh Birks, Coonamble, NSW, Australia.