•5/20/13Gladewater, TX- Mis-print of E/C date. To enter you must call the WPRA office only (not Procom) and enter by Wednesday, 5/22 before 11:00 AM MT.
•5/16/13MEDFORD, WI 6/7 - 6/8/13
rodeo, slack changed to June 8 8:00am. •5/16/13POWELL BUTTE, OR 5/21/13
co-approved barrel race, approved.
AZ 7/3 - 7/5/13 rodeo, slack will be: July
2 8:00am; July 5 8:00am. •5/8/13
Agenda for the
5/14 Board of Directors meeting has been posted .read
more •5/8/13LICKING, MO 5/30/2013
- 6/1/2013 rodeo, co-approved with Southeastern
REDDING, CA 5/15/2013
- 5/17/2013 rodeo, slack is Tuesday May 14 8:00pm.
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12/4/10By the time Kelli
Tolbert sprinted into the Thomas & Mack Center
arena, great times had already been posted.
Tolbert beat them all.
The Hooper, Utah, cowgirl and RF Firefly posted
a 13.68-second run, the fastest so far, to win the
second go-round of the Wrangler National Finals
Rodeo, which featured seven runs in less than 14
"After I hit the third barrel (Thursday night),
I guess I decided I had to change some things up,"
said Tolbert, the 2009 WPRA Barrel Racing Rookie
of the Year who is making her first trip to the
Wrangler NFR. "I was more aggressive coming
in the alley, and I was more aggressive getting
her to that first barrel."
It worked wonders.
Tana Poppino of Big Cabin, Okla., was the first
cowgirl to post a sub-14-second run; her 13.79 settled
for fourth-place. While Tolbert was the fastest,
there were plenty of others with blazing times:
Jill Moody of Letcher, S.D., 13.71; Lisa Lockhart
of Oelrichs, S.D., 13.74; Lindsay Sears of Nanton,
Alberta, 13.81; Sherry Cervi of Marana, Ariz., 13.93;
Christina Richman, Glendora, Calif., 13.95.
"It didn't really feel any different tonight
than it did last night, but I think I rode her better
For Tolbert, she earned her first Wrangler NFR paycheck,
and getting the top prize comes with plenty of benefits,
like earning the go-round buckle.
"That buckle is a big deal," she said.
"It's a memorial that is something you'll have
forever, but the money will be gone before you know
But she's still got Cleo, her 7-year-old sorrel
mare out of Dots Scooterette by PESI stallion Smoke
"She's a dirty, naughty mare," Tolbert
said. "I love her; I adore her, but she bites
me and kicks at me. She's just letting me know she's
the alpha mare.
"As long as she's sound and willing, I'm going
to ride that little freight train as long as I can."
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