Highlights from Stock Show

Day 16: Sunday, January 21

Attendance: 35,072, All of show: 705,574

2018 Pro Rodeo Champions:
Bareback Riding – Caleb Bennett, Tremonton, Utah, 256.5 points, $9,764
Steer Wrestling – Tyler Pearson, Louisville, Miss., 11.6, $10,331
Team Roping – Aaron Tsinigine, Tuba City, Ariz., and
Kyle Lockett, Visalia, Calif., 11.6 seconds, $7,125
Saddle Bronc Riding – Zeke Thurston, Big Valley, Alberta, 255.5 points, $10,934
Tie-Down Roping – Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La., 23.0 seconds. $10,583
Barrel Racing – Christine Laughlin, Pueblo, Colo., 46.24 seconds, $8,756
Bull Riding – Chase Dougherty, Canby, Ore., 252.5 points, $8,262

Day 15: Saturday, January 20

Attendance: 66,613

Pro Rodeo Leaderboard (on 2):
Bareback: Caleb Bennett, Tremonton, Utah, 172
Steer Wrestling: Taz Olson, Prairie City, S.D., 8.0
Team Roping: Lightning Aguilera, Athens, Texas, and Brady Norman, Springer, Okla., 10.1
Saddle Bronc: Zeke Thurston, 170
Tie-down Roping: Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La., 15.6
Barrel Racing: Kylie Weast, Comanche, Okla., 30.70
Bull Riding: Ty Wallace, Collbran, Colo., 173.5

Day 14: Friday, January 19

Attendance: 44,865

Highlights: Auction of Junior Livestock Champions:
Grand Champion Steer: $140,000 – new record
Reserve Grand Champion Goat: $31,000 – new record
Top Eight Animals: $434,000

Day 13: Thursday, January 18

Attendance:   43,765 – Record Day!

Junior Market Steer:
Grand Champion: Lillie Skiles, Hereford, TX (2x Grand Champion winner)
Reserve Grand Champion: Tommy Glover, Savannah, MO

Day 12: Wednesday, January 17

Attendance: 40,288

Junior Market Hog:
Grand Champion: Payton Rodgers of Savannah, MO
Reserve Grand Champion: Weston Lackey of Haskell, TX

Day 11: Tuesday, January 16

Attendance: 34,537

Extreme Dogs Highlights:
Sara & Hero from America’s Got Talent

Military Appreciation Night presented by RE/MAX:
Tribute to Vietnam Veterans for their service, Welcomed home active duty men and women who just returned from deployment.

Day 10: Monday, January 15

Attendance: 45,373

Winner of Collegiate Meat Judging Contest:
Kansas State University

MLK Jr. Rodeo Winners:
Bull Doggin’ – Tory Johnson, 5.6.
Bareback Ridin’ – Lamontre Hosley, 72 points
Ladies Steer Undecoratin’ – (tie) Meagan Byrd and Dayna Carter, 2.2 seconds
Calf Ropin’ – Chris Rolling, 7.9 seconds
Ladies Barrel Racin’ – Savannah Roberts, 16.12
Bull Ridin;  – no qualified rides.

Day 9: Sunday, January 14

Attendance: 56,956

Junior Market Lamb
Grand Champion: Makensie Goggin of McLoud , OK
Reserve Grand Champion: Bailee Amstutz of Richwood, OH

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