NEW YORK ― Riding Slippery Devil
(Wolf Creek Cattle Company/B-T Bucking Bulls) for 88.25 points in
front of 13,075 fans on Friday, Stormy Wing is the
leader after Round 1 of the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford
Tough Series Monster Energy Invitational at Madison Square
CBS Sports Network will broadcast Round 2 at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 5, and Round 3 and the Built Ford Tough Championship Round at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 6.
Round 2 will begin at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are
available at Ticketmaster.com, and by
telephone at (800) 745-3000. Round 3 and the Built Ford Tough
Championship Round will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Each of the 35
riders will ride on Saturday and Sunday. Following Round 3 on
Sunday, up to 15 riders will advance to the Built Ford Tough
Billy Robinson is in second place after riding Mud Wasp (Teague Bucking Bulls, LLC) for 87 points, while 2009 World Champion Kody Lostroh is in third place with 86.75 points and two-time defending World Champion Silvano Alves is in fourth place with 86.50 points.
The BFTS is televised every week on CBS, CBS Sports Network and networks around the world. BFTS telecasts are produced for the PBR under a multi-year agreement with David Neal Productions, a Los Angeles-based production company led by 34-time Emmy® Award winner and Peabody Award winner David Neal, who serves as executive producer.
The PBR is celebrating 20 years of competition in 2013. PBR broadcasts reach more than half a billion households in 50 nations and territories around the world, and more thanr 2.5 million fans attend PBR events each year. PBR has awarded more than $120 million dollars in prize money over 20 years of competition, including a $1 million dollar bonus to the PBR World Champion each year.
New York is the first of first of 26 stops in 18 states that the Built Ford Tough Series will make. The season will conclude at the Built Ford Tough World Finals in Las Vegas on Oct. 24-28, 2012. The PBR World Champion will receive the coveted Championship buckle and a $1 million bonus and a new pickup truck from Ford, which is also title sponsor of the Built Ford Tough Series.
Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series
Monster Energy Invitational
Madison Square Garden in New York
Event Leaders (Round 1-Total Points)
1. Stormy Wing, 88.25-88.25 points.
2. Billy Robinson, 87-87 points.
3. Kody Lostroh, 86.75-86.75 points.
4. Silvano Alves, 86.5-86.50 points.
5. Chase Outlaw, 86.25-86.25 points.
6. J.B. Mauney, 86-86 points.
Renato Nunes, 86-86 points.
8. Jordan Hupp, 85.75-85.75 points.
9. Cody Nance, 85.5-85.50 points.
Robson Palermo, 85.5-85.50 points.
11. Markus Mariluch, 83.25-83.25 points.
Ty Pozzobon, 83.25-83.25 points.
13. Luke Snyder, 82.25-82.25 points.
14. Ryan Dirteater, 77.25-77.25 points.
Aaron Roy, 0-0 points.
Agnaldo Cardozo, 0-0 points.
Austin Meier, 0-0 points.
Ben Jones, 0-0 points.
Brendon Clark, 0-0 points.
Caleb Sanderson, 0-0 points.
Cody Johnson, 0-0 points.
Dakota Beck, 0-0 points.
Davi Henrique, 0-0 points.
Douglas Duncan, 0-0 points.
Edevaldo Ferreira, 0-0 points.
Emilio Resende, 0-0 points.
Fabiano Vieira, 0-0 points.
Guilherme Marchi, 0-0 points.
Harve Stewart, 0-0 points.
Jory Markiss, 0-0 points.
L.J. Jenkins, 0-0 points.
Lachlan Richardson, 0-0 points.
Mike Lee, 0-0 points.
Nathan Schaper, 0-0 points.
Paulo Lima, 0-0 points.
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