Arkansas bull rider claims second victory of 2018 season and second in as many weeks.
CLUNY, Alberta – Chase Outlaw (Hamburg, Arkansas) won the PBR Canada Touring Pro Division’s Cluny Lions Charity Bullarama on Monday night.
Outlaw rode Ripped at the Seams (Vold Rodeo/ Rafter G Cattle Co.) in Round 1 for a second-best 84.5 points. In the Championship Round he faced Throwing Shade (Flying High Rodeo Co.) for another score of 84.5 points.
For his effort, the 26-year-old bull rider earned $4,281.88 CAD and 60 world points. Entering Cluny, Outlaw ranked No. 114 in the PBR’s World Standings but is expected to now move up to No. 83. Cluny marks Outlaw’s second win in the five events he’s competed at thus far in 2018 after recovering from reconstructive shoulder surgery.
To top off the night in Cluny, which is located an hour Southeast of Calgary, Outlaw would give his trophy buckle to a young fan. This is Outlaw’s first win on Canadian soil since earning two in the 2017 season.
Second in Cluny went to Velva, North Dakota’s Zac Peterson, the only other bull rider going 2-for-2 on Monday night. Peterson rode Weed & Whiskey (Two Bit Bucking Bulls) in Round 1 for 83.5 points. In the Championship Round Peterson rode Pozzy Time (Wild Hoggs Bucking Bulls) for 84 points.
Peterson takes home 30 world points and $3,176.87 CAD.
Koal Livingston (Burleston, Texas) won Round 1 in Cluny with a score of 85 points on Done Talkin’ (Eno Bucking Bulls) but was bucked off The Silence (Vold Rodeo) in the Championship Round.
Livingston earned $1,284.56 CAD and 20 world points.
Rounding out the top six were a trio of athletes all with matching 83.5-point scores. They were: Matt Triplett (Columbia Falls, Montana); Thor Hoefer (Priest Falls, Idaho) and Claresholm, Alberta’s Logan Biever. Triplett put up his score on Hillbilly Heaven from event hosts Slim and Heather Wilson of Wilson Rodeo. Hoefer, a last-minute alternate rode Aussie Rules (Wild Hoggs Bucking Bulls) and Biever tamed A$AP Rocky (Foley Bucking Bulls) on his first entry.
Each earned $639.98 and 10 world points. Biever also added $128.92 from a split of seventh on a second entry.
A total of 13 qualified rides were made in Round 1 of competition.
Happy Camper (Two Bit Bucking Bulls) and The Silence were the high-marked bulls of the event, scoring 44.5-points each in their respective outs against Ron Hunt (Nanton, Alberta) and Koal Livingston.
PBR Canada’s Touring Pro Division continues from Tuesday July 3rd to Thursday July 5th in Calgary at the Ranchman’s PBR Bullbustin’. Action gets underway at 7:00 p.m. MT nightly.
Cluny Lions Charity Bullarama – July 2nd, 2018
PBR Canada Touring Pro Division Event Results
Name, Round 1-Round 2-Aggr. Score-Total Points-Money Earned-World Points
1. Chase Outlaw, 84.5-84.5-169-$4,281.88-60
2. Zac Peterson, 83.5-84-167.5-$3,176.87-30
3. Koal Livingston, 85-0-85-$1,284.56-20
4T. Matt Triplett, 83.5-0-83.5-$639.98-10
4T. Logan Biever, 83.5-0-83.5-$639.98-10
4T. Thor Hoefer, 83.5-0-83.5-$639.98-10
7T. Logan Biever 2, 83-0-83-$128.92
7T. Ron Hunt, 83-0-83-$128.92
7T. Daylon Swearingen, 83-0-83-$128.92
10T. Lachlan Richardon, 82.5-0-82.5
10T. Aaron Roy, 82.5-0-82.5
12. Justin Lloyd, 81-0-81
13. Edgar Durazo, 79.5-0-79.5