Balzac, AB: The Third Annual Friend Futurity took place this afternoon at the Girletz Rodeo Ranch. It’s an event that helps to promote the bulls of the sport of rodeo as well as see the future bucking stars of our world.
Here are how things went down.
This bull from Ken McGinnis & KS Livestockwas the first one that we really saw buck hard. “051” Checked in at an 81.625
Allen Girletz’s sons Brody & Garrett – Trick for Kicks had their bull score a solid 83
Kelley Armstrong had a good set of bulls out today. Here was his top one with an 83.250
Cheap Skate Ranch’s bull owned by Larry Randal scores an 83.5
Allen Girletz’s bull here just missed winning the event by 1/8th of a point!
The afternoon’s Champion was this Flying High Rodeo Co. Bull “091” which scored 84.875 points.
Top 5 with Payout
- Flying High Rodeo Co “091” – 84.875 points – $3,700
- Allen Girletz Bull – 84.75 points – $2,900
- Cheap Skate Ranch – Larry Randal – 83.5 $2,200
- Kelly Armstrong – 83.25 points $1,400
- Trick for Kicks – Brody & Garrett Girletz – 83 points $700
Jennifer, Cash & Russel Friend would like to thank everyone for being a part of this years event. They look forward to next year’s event as well.
I had a chance to catch up with Russel after the event:
That’s it this year for another successful Friend Futurity. We look forward to seeing you there next year for an even bigger and better event!
On another note, please remember to vote for Katy Lucas & I to be the Calgary Stampede’s Ultimate Interns. Here is the link once again!
In case you missed it today as well, I was able to catch up with Tim Ellis on his daily Ram Rodeo Report. We talked about even more reasons why you should vote for us!
See you all soon!