Keyshawn Whitehorse is the front-runner for the Professional Bull Riders Rookie of the Year award. He’s 14th in the world standings.
The PBR is back in Las Vegas for its major event, Last Cowboy Standing, at which the top 40 bull riders in the world battle to collect standings points and a first-place prize of $100,000.
Brazilian bull rider Kaique Pacheco was the only competitor at the Professional Bull Riders’ major to successfully ride two bulls on Saturday. He won $100,000 and 625 points in the standings by taking home the title.
Stormy Wing of Dalhart, Texas, won the first round of the Professional Bull Riders major Last Cowboy Standing on Friday night at Las Vegas Village, recording a score of 87.25 on Captain Jack.
PBR bullfighters Frank Newsom, Cody Webster and Seth “Shorty” Gorham spent their Friday preparing for Day One of the PBR major Last Cowboy Standing doing radio interviews, video shoots and guessing which Eagles song is playing.
Bull rider Matt Triplett, tied for seventh in the PBR world standings, gets advice, praise and criticism every week from his father, Pat, a former bull rider turned stock contractor.
The Professional Bull Riding major will take place Friday and Saturday as part of the rodeo, which runs Thursday through Sunday at Las Vegas Village.