Cody Nance takes Round 1 of World Finals

Cody Nance rides Roy for 89 points in Round 1 of the World Finals. Photo by Andy Watson / BullStockMedia.com.

Highlights

  • Cody Nance won Round 1 of the Built Ford Tough World Finals with an 89-point ride on Roy.
  • No. 2 J.B. Mauney placed second with an 88.75-point effort on Train Robber.
  • Guilherme Marchi rounds out the Top three with an 87.5-point ride on Lights Out.

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LAS VEGAS ― Cody Nance took Round 1 of the Built Ford Tough World Finals when he conquered Roy for 89 points Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Nance entered the night seventh in the world standings.

No. 2 ranked rider J.B. Mauney picked up an 88.75-point ride on Train Robber to finish in second place after one night of competition.

Once again, Mauney gained ground on Silvano Alves after the No. 1 rider rode All Shook Up for 73.75 points and decided to turn down his re-ride option.

Guilherme Marchi, who entered the night fifth in the world standings, was next in line with a strong 87.5-point ride on Lights Out.

2010 World Champion Renato Nunes demonstrated his veteran poise with an 87.25-point effort on C Note to take fourth place and Markus Mariluch finished fifth in the event average.

PHOTO GALLERY: Check out more photos from the 2013 World Finals HERE

Thirteen riders made the 8-second whistle on a night where the best bull riders in the world took on the top 3 and 4-year-old ABBI Classic bulls.

Round 2 of the 2013 World Finals begins tomorrow at 6 p.m. PT at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series
Built Ford Tough World Finals
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas
Event Leaders (Round 1-Event points)

1. Cody Nance, 89-89.00 points.
2. J. B. Mauney, 88.75-88.75 points.
3. Guilherme Marchi, 87.5-87.50 points.
4. Renato Nunes, 87.25-87.25 points.
5. Markus Mariluch, 87-87.00 points.
6. Eduardo Aparecido, 86.75-86.75 points.
7. Ryan Dirteater, 86.25-86.25 points.
8. L.J. Jenkins, 86-86.00 points.
9. Ty Pozzobon, 85.5-85.50 points.
10. Claudio Crisostomo, 83.25-83.25 points.
11. Shane Proctor, 81.25-81.25 points.
12. Matt Triplett, 80.25-80.25 points.
13. Silvano Alves, 73.75-73.75 points.
Alex Aparecido Marcilio, 0-0.00 points.
Austin Meier, 0-0.00 points.
Ben Jones, 0-0.00 points.
Billy Robinson, 0-0.00 points.
Brant Atwood, 0-0.00 points.
Brendon Clark, 0-0.00 points.
Chase Outlaw, 0-0.00 points.
Chris Lowe, 0-0.00 points.
Douglas Duncan, 0-0.00 points.
Edevaldo Ferreira, 0-0.00 points.
Emilio Resende, 0-0.00 points.
Fabiano Vieira, 0-0.00 points.
Gustavo Pedrero, 0-0.00 points.
Joao Ricardo Vieira, 0-0.00 points.
Jordan Hupp, 0-0.00 points.
Jory Markiss, 0-0.00 points.
Kody Lostroh, 0-0.00 points.
Lachlan Richardson, 0-0.00 points.
Luke Snyder, 0-0.00 points.

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