Archive for September, 2017

UTC’s “How Bout It” Wins UBBI Derby World Championship

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Just like every season, this year’s UBBI Derby Finals proved to be exciting and

Mark Willet accepting the UBBI Derby World Championship buckle on behalf of Mike Sellers’ bull #411 How Bout It. Photo by Dugger

aclose one! There were 24 derby bulls battling it out for bragging rights of not only the UBBI World Champion, but also the UBBI National Finals Champion. Sellers Bucking Bulls/UTC’s #411 How Bout It came into the finals event #1 in the race for the world title, just ahead of bull #B135 Big Red of Nathan Wolfe & Terry Coleman. After the dust settled, How Bout It split 2/3/4th place with a score of 86.25 points and earned $4,640 and unfortunately Big Red did not place or earn any finals money.

How Bout It placed 3rd at the UBBI National Finals and picked up a check for $4,640 and added that to his regular season earning of $7,407 for a total of $12,047 to win the Derby

#411 How Bout It winning the UBBI Derby World Championship. Photo by Dugger

World Championship. How Bout It also picked up the $2,500 World Champion bonus and won $10,080 at the 2017 Black Gold Derby for a grand total of $24,862 in UBBI earnings!

Denny McCoy’s bull #Tc4441 Wyliewood

Bull #Tc4441 Wyliewood Blue wins UBBI National Finals championship. Photo by Dugger

Blue scored 87.5 points to win the Finals and earned $7,200 and finished as the Reserve World Champion by only $838. Wyliewood Blue also picked up the $2,500 Finals Champion bonus for a total haul of $9,700 in UBBI National Finals money!

Other Top 5 finishers at this year’s UBBI National Finals include:  2/3/4th place ~ #406 After Party Blues (Winston Loe/Melton Bull Co) 86.25 pts – $4,640 and UTC#411 How Bout It (Sellers Bucking Bulls/UTC) 86.25 pts – $4,640 and Tc#442 Blue Crush (McCoy Ranches) 86.25 pts – $4,640.

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UBBI Classic World Champion Race Was a Tight One

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Nadine Ivy Phillips (center) wins UBBI Classic World Championship with #IV37 Astro. Photo by Dugger

This year’s race for the UBBI Classic World Championship was a close one! But more interesting, close friends were competing side by side for the title. When all was said and done, it was NIP Ranch (Nadine Ivy Phillips) / Melton Bull Company’s #IV37 Astro who outdistanced the pack by only $735. Nadine Ivy Phillips is no stranger to the bucking bull business. Her late father, Bradford Ivy was rodeo stock contractor, who had several bulls

Classic Finals champion Denny McCoy. Photo by Dugger

chosen to perform at the National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas! Her bull #IV37 Astro, a son of Asteroid, was hauled to several events by her closest and toughest competitor, Cory Melton (Melton Bull Co). Melton Bull Co’s #324A Heartaches & Grease led the Classic standings most of the season and finished 3rd overall just $747 behing the champ.

Top 10 Classic winners. Photo by Dugger

This year’s UBBI National Finals Classic championship went to bull #Tc302 Opus, from Denny McCoy, who pocketed $7,200 for the win and a $2,500 Finals Champion bonus. The win moved Opus from literally no where in the Classic standings ($862) all the way to the Reserve World Champion. Finishing in 4th place in the UBBI World Standing was bull #220 Yela Wolf from New Star Pro Rodeo who saw limited outs due to injuries.

The Top 5 from this year’s Classic finals were: 1st place ~ #Tc302 Opus (McCoy Ranches) 87.75 pts – $7,200;  2nd place ~ #511T Stretch (Larry Barker/Flying S Bucking Bulls) 87.25 pts – $5,400;  3rd place ~ #220 Yela Wolf (New Star Pro Rodeo) 86.5 pts – $3,600;  4/5/6th place ~ #312 Relentless (Cord McCoy/Joe & Nina Webb) 86 pts – $600 and #398-3 Paityne’s Nightmare (Twisted H Cattle Co) 86 pts – $600 and #757 Wacker Kat (Wild Cactus Ranch) 86 pts – $600.

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Dyna Min’s Wired to Hook Wins UBBI World Championship

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

#22Z Dyna Min’s Wired to Hook winning the UBBI Futurity World Championship. Photo by Dugger

The 2017 UBBI National Finals Futurity proved that when you peak at the right time, anything can happen! And that’s exactly the case with bull #22Z Dyna Min’s Wired to Hook from Bar 3D Bucking Bulls/Jaynes Gang. Dyna Min’s Wired to Hook is an own son of Meat Hook, PBR superstar bucking bull, and proves that genetics matter. Dyna Min’s Wired to Hook was just outside the top 30 in the UBBI

Kay Jaynes accepting the UBBI Futurity World Champion buckle on behalf of Bar 3D Bucking Bulls and the Jaynes Gang. Photo by Dugger

Futurity standings, but put together a stellar 88.25 point outing to win the UBBI National Finals championship and earned $7,920. Together with his $1,287 in regular season earnings, totaled $9,207 to move to the top of the list and also win the UBBI Futurity World Championship! By winning the Finals event, Dyna Min’s Wired to Hook also was awarded a $2,500 Finals Champion bonus and a $2,500 World Champion’s bonus for a grand total $12,920 for 6 seconds work!

Top 10 Futurity at UBBI National Finals. Photo by Dugger

Other Top 10 finishers at this year’s UBBI National Finals futurity competition include: 2nd place ~ #415 Way Cool (Gochman Family); 3/4th place ~ Page 86C Marty (Tomlin/Allen/Mills/Jaynes Gang) and #51 Red Clad Armour (3J Bucking Bulls); 5/6th place ~ #521 Bowie Daze (Cord McCoy/Brent & Margo Hazen) and #500 I’m Legit Too (Lance Bloyd/Cord & Sara McCoy); 7/8th place ~ #M539 Getting Jiggy (Gary & Laurie Fortier) and #25 Cracker Jack (Shining P Bucking Bulls); 9/10/11th ~ #02 Psycho (Dale Tieman) and #560 Straight Fire (Davis/Tieman) and #500 Highly Contagious (Cord McCoy/K-C/Webb)

The Top 10 finishers from the UBBI National Finals were awarded a Tres Rios Silver Champion buckle!

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