2018 WNFR: Day 1 Recap
December 7, 2018
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday. Round 1 was pretty eventful, and the All Around race, in particular, held some surprises, as leaders Trevor Brazile and Tuf Cooper both had a bit of an off night.
On last night’s inaugural edition of “Rodeo Las Vegas,” veteran bareback rider J.R. Vezain recounted the catastrophic back injury he suffered on September 22 of this year, while competing on Rodeo Company’s Brazos Bash at the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo.
Here is a summary look at the first day's results:
|Steer Wrestling||Tyler Waguespack||3.60|
|Team Roping (Headers)||Kaleb Driggers||4.20|
|Team Roping (Heelers)||Junior Nogueira||4.20|
|Saddle Bronc||Cort Scheer||86.5|
|Tie-Down Roping||Caleb Smidt||7.60|
|Barrel Racing||Hailey Kinsel||13.51|
|Bull Riding||Trey Benton III||88.50|
|All Around||Tuf Cooper|
|Steer Wrestling||Curtis Cassidy|
|Team Roping (Headers)||Kaleb Driggers|
|Team Roping (Heelers)||Junior Nogueira|
|Saddle Bronc||Jacobs Crawley|
|Tie-Down Roping||Shane Hanchey|
|Steer Roping||Scott Snedecor|
|Bull Riding||Sage Steele Kimzey|
For a comprehensive list of results, winners, and standings, please visit prorodeo.com.