A Dead Heat On Night One of the 2014 BRC Finals

Bull Riders Canada Inc.
October 10th, 2014
Media Contact: Ted Stovin – tedstovin@gmail.com
For Immediate Release

A Dead Heat On Night One of the 2014 BRC Finals

LLOYDMINSTER, Saskatchewan — On what was an exciting night of Bull Riding at the 2014 Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals Presented by The Patchwork Group, the standings remain nearly the same going into the final day of the season.

However with only 800 possible points remaining in the race for the 2014 title, only two men remain with a shot at the title.

In the opening round, season leader Cole Young was unsuccessful in making the 8-second whistle on his bull while number two, Brian Hervey, won the round with a huge 89 on Heaven’s Basement from Vold Rodeo.

 

Young answered in the Fox Drilling Grudge Match with the night’s best 89.5 on Whiskey Throttle from Eno Bucking Bulls and an extra $1,000 in his pocket.

 

Hervey trails Young by 745 points with a possible 800 points remaining between round two, the championship round and aggregate. A twist remains that Hervey currently leads the aggregate as Young’s Grudge Match score only counts for his bonus points which are already in the standings.

 

The third highest score on the evening and scond best in the Fox Drilling Grudge Match worth $1,000 was Tim Lipsett’s 88 on 2014 BRC Bull of the Year, Blue Crush from Vold Rodeo.

 

Landon Lockhart of Manitoba, new to the scene here in Alberta, took the second best score in the round. Lockhart’s 87.5 on E.W.’s Bonnes from Ellie Skori earned him just over $900.

Ashton Arychuk and Tyler Pankewitz tied for third and fourth in the long go with their matching 84’s on Battle Scars and Strong Foundation respectively for $463 each.

 

Video by Kaylee Mohl.

Official Results from Night One of the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals presented by The Patchwork Group on October 10th, 2014.

Long Go: 1. Brian Hervey on Vold Rodeo’s Heaven’s Basement, 89 points, $1,235.00; 2. Landon Lockhart, 87.5, $926.25; 3. (tie) Tyler Pankewitz and Ashton Arychuk, 84, $463.13 each; 5. Logan Biever, 83.5; 6. Kim Forbes, 82; 7. Jerret Nash, 81; 8. Ben Turner, 78; no other qualified rides.

Grudge Match: 1. Cole Young on Eno Bucking Bulls’ Whiskey Throttle, 89.5 points, $1,000.00; 2.Tim Lipsett, 88, $1,000.00; no other qualified rides.

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Brian Hervey rides Vold Rodeo’s Heaven’s Basement to 89 points in round one of the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals presented by The Patchwork Group on October 10th, 2014. Photo by Bryan Myers.

 

BRC Inc. 2014 Standings up to and including round one from Lloydminster, SK on October 10th, 2014

Place Contestant Hometown Money Won Points Earned
1st Cole Young Alder Flats, AB $16,448.00 2905
2nd Brian Hervey Brant, AB $12,819.00 2150
3rd Logan Biever Claresholm, AB $10,287.00 1930
4th Chris Hansen Caroline, AB $8,974.00 1910
5th Tim Lipsett Lumsden, SK $8,792.00 1905
6th Ken Siemens Fort St. John, BC $11,665.00 1575
7th Josh Birks Coonamble, NSW, Australia $12,823.00 1485
8th Cody Moore Vernon, BC $12,958.00 1440
9th Cody Coverchuk Meadow Lake, SK $12,665.50 1350
10th Cawl Braithwaite Bluffton, AB $9,072.00 1140
11th Edgar Durazo Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico $9,121.00 1115
12th Tyler Pankewitz Ponoka, AB $9,305.13 1100
13th Ben Turner Kurow, New Zealand $6,265.00 950
14th Miles Pennington Stettler, AB $6,304.50 780
15th Kyle Primeau Gwynne, AB $2,602.00 770
16th Wacey Finkbeiner Ponoka, AB $1,900.00 720
17th Shay Marks Sunnybrook, AB $4,297.00 695
18th Matt O’Flynn Quesnel, BC $1,619.00 675
19th Rosendo Ramirez Hidalgo, Mexico $4,617.00 610
20th Kyle Loudon Springsure, Australia $3,372.00 550
21st Ashton Arychuk Morinville, AB $773.13 540
22nd Dan Hansen Airdrie, AB $1,962.00 535
23rd Landon Lockhart Brandon, MB $2,237.25 525
24th Kim Forbes Calgary, AB $2,612.00 495
25th Jacob Stahl Clive, AB $1,330.00 410

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Tim Lipsett rides Vold Rodeo’s Blue Crush to an 88 point score in the Fox Drilling Grudge Match on night one of the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals presented by The Patchwork Group in Lloydminster, SK on October 10th, 2014. Photo by Bryan Myers.

The Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals II presented by The Patchwork Group in the Alberta Building of the Lloydminster Exhibition in Lloydminster, SK concludes on Saturday October 11th starting at 7:00pm.

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Tim Lipsett celebrates after riding Vold Rodeo’s Blue Crush to a score of 88 points in the Fox Drilling Grudge Match on night one of the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals presented by The Patchwork Group in Lloydminster, SK on October 10th, 2014. Photo by Bryan Myers.

 

 

About Bull Riders Canada Inc: Bull Riders Canada Inc. (BRC), founded in 2013 has the goal of becoming the largest public, Canadian-owned and operated bull riding company in Canada. In 2014 the BRC sanctioned 32 events across four Canadian Provinces concluding with the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals II presented by The Patchwork Group in Lloydminster, SK featuring $20,000 in prize money on October 10th and 11th. You can follow the BRC throughout the season on FacebookTwitter and also on YouTube. For more information visit BullRidersCanada.com

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