Shay Marks Takes Night One Victory at #BRCFinals

2015 BRC Finals Champion, Cody Coverchuk rises Hollywood  Rebel and score an 83.  Photos by Jack Vanstone, Legendary Photoworks

For Immediate Release

October 21,2016

Written by Terry Middleditch, Rational Media rationalmedia@shaw.ca

Wrangler Bull Rider Canada Finals

 

Night One of the Wrangler Bull Riders Canada Finals saw Shay Marks from Sunnybrook, Ab thrill a packed arena at the Lloyminster Exhibition Association with a sizzlin’ score of 84.5 on Foley Bucking Bulls’ Fired Up Freddy winning $896.70 and 200 Finals Points.

Second best on the night was a great ride by Tim Lipsett of Lumsden, Sk riding Hells Bells from Wilson Rodeo, scoring an 83 winning $672.53 and picking up 180 Finals Points.

Third Place went to 2015 BRC Finals Champion, Cody Coverchuk from Meadow Lake, Sk with an 82 score, good for a night one pay check of $448.35 and 160 Finals Points riding Hollywood Rebel from Muddy View Bucking Bulls.

Lane Cork of Quesnel, BC took fourth place riding Poppin’ Tags from Rafter KO/Johnson Bucking Bulls for a score of 81.5 banking $224.17 and 140 Finals Points.

Season Leader Will Purcell stays on updated standing after night one with $14,540.00 won & 2980 Points Earned.

A Crowd Favourite was the Canadian Global Grudge Match which pitted the 2016 Season Top Five Ranked Bull Riders Against Five of the Rankest Bulls from BRC Stock Contractors. The Bulls and Their Owners took the bragging rights & all the money bucking off all five bull riders.

Saturday, October 22nd at 7:00PM you will see another Long Round of competition where once again, the Top 30 Bull Riders have another chance to make a qualified ride. Following this second and final Long Round, the Top 8 Bull Riders who had the best scores over the two days will compete in the Short Round on another – even more rank – Bull.

This is where Champions will be decided.

There will be buckles awarded to the BRC Season Leader, BRC Finals Event Champion, BRC National Champion, BRC Bull of the Finals and BRC Bull of the Year!

Tickets are available at the Lloydminster Exhibition Box Office, Lammles Cornerstone Lloydminster & lloydex.com