Over $30,000 raised in Support of Canadian Mental Health Calgary
CALGARY, Alberta – On Wednesday night, Dakota Buttar (Kindersley, Saskatchewan) won the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Canada Touring Pro Division’s (TPD) Ranchman’s PBR Bullbustin’ in support of the Canadian Mental Health Calgary presented by Victory Lab, his first event victory of the season.
Through private donations, the 50/50 and event Calcutta, over $30,000 was raised in support of Canadian Mental Health Canada.
Buttar, the No. 13 man in the PBR World Standings, rode Southern Trespass (Outlaw Buckers Rodeo Crop.) in Round 1 and then added his second career 90-point effort on Brahma Boots Chrome (Outlaw Bucker Rodeo Corp.) in the Championship Round.
The top Canadian in those world standings now trails No. 12 Fabiano Vieira (Pérola, Paraná, Brazil) by 27.5 points, earning 60 world points and $4,972.50 in the process.
Stormy Wing (Dalhart, Texas) and Matt Triplett (Columbia Falls, Montana) split the second spot overall ten minutes south of downtown Calgary. Wing rode Wired Wrong (Outlaw Buckers Rodeo Crop.) for 84 points in Round 1 and added a season-best 88.5 points on Blue Monkey (Girletz Rodeo Stock) in the Championship Round. The 2-for-2 performance earned Wing $2,907 and 25 world points for his best finish of the 2018 season so far.
Triplett scored 85.5 points on Whiskey Muscles (Vold Rodeo) in Round 1 and then took another Vold bull, Black Bath to the 8-second whistle for 87 points. In three consecutive days, the Montana man has tallied $6,377.48 riding a collective 5-of-6 picking up 55 world points in the process. When the world standings are tallied he is expected to rank in the No. 39 position.
Fourth on the night was Day 1 event winner Lachlan Richardson (Gresford, New South Wales, Australia). In Round 1 he rode to a round-best 86.5-point effort on Baja Midnight (Vold Rodeo) but was bucked off Kalit Karma (Vold Rodeo) in the Championship Round.
Richardson claimed $1,989 and 15 world points.
Rounding out the Top 5 on Wednesday were Koal Livingston (Burleston, Texas) and Tim Lipsett (Lumsden, Saskatchewan). Livingston rode 2 Trouble (Vold Rodeo) in Round 1 for 84.5 points and was bucked off Get It Poppin’ (Vold Rodeo) in the Champinoship Round. Lipsett matched OLS Tubs Sweat & Regret (Outlaw Buckers Rodeo Corp.) for 84.5 points in Round 1 and was bucked off Wicked Dreams (Vold Rodeo) in the Championship Round.
Livingston and Lipsett take home $765.00 and 7.5 world points each.
Strong Arm (Vold Rodeo) was the high-marked bull of the event, scoring 45.5-points for his 3.86-second buck off Logan Biever in the Championship Round.
PBR Canada Touring Pro Division action continues on Thursday July 5th in Calgary at the Sunbelt Rentals Ranchman’s PBR BullBustin’ in support of the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre, presented by Alstar. Action gets underway at 7:00 p.m. MT and is being broadcasted live on RidePass.
Ranchman’s PBR Bullbustin’ in support of the Canadian Mental Health Calgary presented by Victory Lab – Calgary, Alberta – July 4th, 2018
PBR Canada Touring Pro Division Event Results
Event Leaders (Round 1-Round 2-Aggr. Score-Total Points-Money Earned-World Points)
1. Dakota Buttar, 84.5-90-174.5-$4,972.50-60
2. Stormy Wing, 84-88.5-172.5-$2,907.00-25
2. Matt Triplett, 85.5-87-172.5-$3,366.00-25
4. Lachlan Richardson, 86.5-0-86.5-$1,989.00-15
5. Koal Livingston, 84.5-0-84.5-$765.00-7.5
5. Tim Lipsett, 84.5-0-84.5-$765.00-7.5
7. Lachlan Slade, 82-0-82-$321.30-0
8. Logan Biever, 80.5-0-80.5-$107.10
8. Tanner Byrne, 80.5-0-80.5-$107.10
10. Cody Coverchuk, 79.5-0-79.5-$0-0
10. Casey Kirwan, 79.5-0-79.5-$0-0
10. Marcos Gloria, 79.5-0-79.5-$0-0
13. Daylon Swearingen, 76.5-0-76.5-$0-0