Cory Solomon Makes it 10 NFRs Since 2011 as he Looks for Fourth Straight Top 5 Finish

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He sits No. 8 in the PRCA World Standings and Cory Solomon is headed back to the Thomas & Mack to make his 10th appearance at the National Finals Rodeo in December.

He collected a total of $129,106 in the regular season and looks to continue and impressive stretch in Las Vegas that has seen him finish in the Top 5 in the NFR Average three consecutive years.


Puyallup Cinch Playoffs (Washington), $10,588

An aggregate time of 17.9 seconds locked Solomon into the No. 2 spot to advance into the Semifinals in Puyallup. Solomon stopped the clock at 7.8 seconds in the Semifinals to continue on to the Short-Go where he finished out behind Riley Webb at No. 2 with a run of 7.9 seconds to cinch a check for a total of $10,588.

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, $9,500

Solomon advanced out of Bracket 2 in San Antonio with $4,500 after winning Round 2 and splitting Round 3 with Shad Mayfield. In the Semifinals, he claimed a check for an additional $5,000 after grabbing the top spot with a run of 7.8 seconds. It was his best finish at any Texas Swing Rodeo.


Cinch Playoffs Governors Cup (South Dakota), 7.3 seconds

Solomon turned in a 7.3-second run in Sioux Falls to claim second place in Round 1 of the Cinch Playoffs Governor’s Cup. Haven Meged matched Solomon’s time to split No. 2 as they each secured a check for $6,250. Overall, he made $8,750 in the season’s final event.

New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo, 7.4 seconds

A 7.4-second run in Albuquerque secured Solomon the No. 2 spot at the New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo in mid-September. It paid $3,772 and he was second to Trevor Hale’s 7.2 .


Clark County Fair and Rodeo (Nevada), 17.5 Seconds on Two

Solomon accumulated $7,773 at the Clark County Fair and Rodeo after cinching checks in Rounds 1 and 2 to finish out at No. 1 in the Average with 17.5 second on two head. He finished more than a second ahead of the rest of the field.

World’s Oldest Rodeo (Arizona), 18.3 Seconds on Two

An aggregate time of 18.3 seconds on two head locked Solomon into the No. 1 spot at the legendary World’s Oldest Rodeo in Prescott, AZ. Solomon kicked off Round 1 with a run of 8.6 seconds to set himself up for success as he collected a check for just over $7,500.