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Rodeo Results

John AndersonAugust 4, 2023

Fast times and high scores from the Thursday, August 3 performance of the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo, Abilene, Kansas.


Bareback riding

1. Ty Blessing, Eudora, Kan. 71.5 points on Andrews Rodeo Co.’s Red Bone; no other qualified rides.


Steer wrestling

1. Olin Hannum, Malad, Idaho 4.7 seconds; 2. (tie) Hoyt Kraeger, Weeping Water, Neb. and Mitch Hutto, D’Hanis, Texas 4.8 each; 4. Stetson Jorgenson, Blackfoot, Idaho 5.3.


Breakaway roping

1. Ashley Goforth, Azle, Texas 1.8 seconds; 2. (tie) Rheagan Cotton, Fairfield, Texas and Alex Loiselle, Decatur, Texas 2.2 each; 4. Mollie Bassett, Vinita, Okla. 4.1.


Saddle bronc riding

1. Creighton Curley, Allentown, Ariz. 80 points on Andrews Rodeo Co.’s Remington; 2. Jacob Benham, Dodge City, Kan. 78.5; no other qualified rides.


Tie-down roping

1. Jax Clegg, Coweta, Okla. 9.1 seconds; 2. Tom Crouse, Gallatin, Mo. 10.1; 3. Sam Van Buskirk, Ringling, Okla. 10.7; no other qualified rides.


Team roping

1. Braden Pirrung, Hartford, S.D./Jade Nelson, Midland, S.D. 4.4 seconds; 2. Bubba Buckaloo, Kingston, Okla./JR Gonzalez, Maypearl, Texas 9.4; 3. Andrew Ward, Edmond, Okla./Buddy Hawkins, II, Stephenville, Texas 10.5; no other qualified runs.


Barrel racing

1. Rainey Skelton, Llano, Texas 17.12 seconds; 2. Victoria Procter, Ledbetter, Texas 17.51; 3. Erica Heckman, Ft Hancock, Texas 17.60; 4. Chelsea Bartlett, Williamston, S.C. 17.88.


Bull riding

1. Cody Teel, Kountze, Texas 84.5 points on Andrews Rodeo Co.’s No. 017


The final performance of the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo presented by Holm Automotive and Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers of Salina takes place on Fri., August 4.

Following the rodeo that night, the Kyle Killgore band will perform.


Rodeo tickets are $13 for adults and $7 for children ages 4-10. They can be purchased online at WildBillHickokRodeo.com and at the gate. For more information on the rodeo, visit the website.








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