Female Athlete of the Week: Summer Kosel and Apollo Break 26-Year-Old Record at Cheyenne Frontier Days


The barrel racing record at the Cheyenne Frontier Days was standing for 26 years until Summer Kosel and her eight-year-old gelding, Apollo, broke it during slack by just one-hundredth of a second.

Kristie Peterson and Bozo set the record with a 17.03 in 1996 and Kosel stopped the clock at 17.02 to make history at the iconic Daddy of ‘em all.

The run was the fastest of the Qualifying Round in Cheyenne. She earned a payday of more than $5,000 and is now inside the Top 50 of the WPRA World Standings.

Afterward, she took to social media to express her gratitude.


Roughstock Athlete Of The Week: Saddle Bronc Rider Tanner Butner Moves Into The Top 15 After a Big Win In Salinas

Coy Pollmeier takes the Bull Riding Title in Sikeston with an 88-point ride on Rawhide!
Tristan Martin’s success in the northwest continues as he takes home the title in Hermiston, Oregon with a time of 7.0 on two head.
Saddle bronc rider Wade Sundell finally drew Womanizer and he made the eight seconds count. He got the win in Sikeston, Missouri.
Wyatt Denny started off the final performance of the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo with a bang on Saturday night.

Jennifer Kalafatic took the round in Thursday’s performance and entered the top three overall at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo after stopping the clock at 17.26 seconds.
Braden Richardson took the lead in Hermiston after an 88.5-point ride on Corey and Lange Rodeo’s new bull Gold Rush.
Trey Holston had a rematch with a Cervi bull that put him on top of the leaderboard after night No. 2 in Sikeston.
Mary Brooks and her horse, Bandit, stop the clock and change the leader board in Missouri last night and she caught up with Katy Lucas.
Team ropers Coy Rahlmann and Douglas Rich drew a steer they knew they could win it on and they went straight to the lead of Round 2, and the rodeo, in Missouri.
Riley Duval is giving it his all the last few weeks of the season and in Sikeston, he will be adding to his season earnings. He currently leads the two head average.