Saskatoon, SK: Brant Atwood leads after round of the PBR Canadian Finals with an 88.5 point score on the Girletz Bull Forget Me Not. Ty Elliot finished the night in second to pick up just over $2,600 for his 87.5 point effort on the Fyson/Davidson Bull Vertigo. Third place went to Kyle Lozier with an 87 on Morton’s Iron Man. Tying for fourth and fifth were PBR Built Ford Tough Series mainstays, Canadian Ty Pozzobon and Douglas Duncan with matching 86.5 point scores.
This is how it all went down in Round One.
Ty Patten started it off with a re-match on Ellie Skori’s Smoke Ring.
Kyle Lozier went not long after on James Morton’s Iron Man and put out a huge effort to take the early lead.
Tyler Pankewitz got a solid ride on the Prescott Bull Norman.
Tanner Byrne spurred his way to an 84.5 on Josh & Tammy Berezay’s About to Blow.
Tanner’s travelling partner, Ty Pozzobon did that much better than him, moving into second at the time with an 86.5 on the Fyson Davidson Bull Whisky Hangover.
One of the top bulls of the night was Curtis Sawyer’s Remington Country, throwing off Stetson Lawrence in the process.
Texas brought us Brant Atwood to the PBR Canadian Finals. The Girletz Family brought us Forget Me Not. The two teamed up for an 88.5 and the round win.
Ty Elliot is a new Dad as of the last two weeks or so. That may or may not have made his night that much better when he moved his way into the lead at the time with this 87.5 on the Fyson/Davidson Bull Veritgo.
Virginia’s Billy Robinson made himself a ride on the Girletz great, First Nation Sensation.
Douglas Duncan got himself in the money with an 86.5 on the Lazy R Bull China White.
The Italian Stallion, Sevi Torturo, made a solid 85 point ride on the Vold Bull Turn Me Down once I was able to get the gate open.
Zane Lambert still had a shot at the Canadian Title if he would’ve been able to win a bunch here in Saskatoon. He may or may not have came up short by coming down from Darrel Callan’s High Five.
Aaron Roy may have sealed the deal on his Third Canadian Championship by staying on the PBR Canada Stock Contractor of the Year’s Little Bit of Sugar.
As a re-ride, Mike Lee took on the Girletz’s Diego. It didn’t quite turn out how he wanted it to. especially at the end!
Round One Results
- Brant Atwood 88.5 on GRS63 Forget Me Not. $3,570.00
- Ty Elliot 87.5 on FDU2 Vertigo. $2,677.50
- Kyle Lozier 87 on KM50 Iron Man. $1,785.00
- (4/5 Tie) Douglas Duncan 86.5 on LZYR737 China White. $446.25
- (4/5 Tie) Pozzobon 86.5 on FD625 Whisky Hangover. $446.25
- Aaron Roy 86 on WV533 Little Bit of Sugar
- Timmy Vaughn 85 on LZYR602 Jonah The Whale
- (8/9 Tie) Billy Robinson 84.5 on GRS625 First Nation Sensation
- (8/9 Tie) Sevi Torturo 84.5 on WV33 Turn Me Down
- (10/11/12 Tie)Tanner Byrne 84 on 2BIT703 About to Blow
- (10/11/12 Tie) Ty Patten 84 on SKRi10 Smoke Ring
- (10/11/12 Tie) Tyler Pankewitz 84 on PB822 Norman
Boulet Boots Ride Off
Ty Elliot went first on the Bull of the Year here in the PBR Canada, Wrangler’s Jackson James.
Brant Atwood picked first and took the Two Bit Bucker, Bucking Fantastic. He was sure looking forward to the matchup but the little black got the best of him.
With both coming down early, the $2,500 will be carried over to next year’s finals.
At the end of the night, this is what Brant had to say.
Tomorrow there will be another Long Go with all 35 riders. The top 12 will be taken to the Championship Round.
Saturday night’s bull riding will start at 7:30pm.
Coming to you from the PBR Canadian Finals in Saskatoon, SK for Everything Cowboy and Two Bit Bucking Bulls, I’m Ted Stovin.