Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo: Bracket 7

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There is one bracket left of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo before we see contestants battle it out in the Wildcard and go toe-to-toe in the Semifinals, it is Bracket 7.

BAREBACK RIDING

National Finals bareback rider Cole Franks will meet up with Sankey Pro Rodeo and Phenom Genetics’ MLW’s Irish Eyes for the first time. This will be the NFR bucking horse’s first out of the 2023 season. Another big match up coming is Clayton Biglow and Sankey’s Bronc Riding Nation.

Cole Goodine
Gauge McBride
Dean Thompson
Dantan Bertsch
Mike Solberg
Cole Franks
R.C. Landingham
Clayton Biglow

STEER WRESTLING

It is another loaded round of steer wrestling. Reigning FWSSR Champion Tristan Martin is up while Will Lummus, Dakota Eldridge and Rowdy Parrott will also be gunning for the two spots at the top of the leaderboard.

Talon Roseland
John Dick
Rowdy Parrott
Stan Branco
Dakota Eldridge
Will Lummus
Bridger Anderson
Justin Schaffer
Ryan Lewis
Tristan Martin

TEAM ROPING

The young gun and the veteran and also fan favorite duo, Tanner Tomlinson and Patrick Smith, had no luck at Dickies Arena in 2022. But they found their stride and went on to end their season with an NFR qualification. Will they have better luck at Fort Worth this time?

Quinn KeslerMax Kuttler
Kaleb DriggersJr. Nogueira
Tanner TomlinsonPatrick Smith
Wyatt MugliDaniel Reed
Curry KirchnerAustin Rogers
Coy RahlmanJohnathon Torres
Riley MinorBrady Minor
Garrett RogersJustin Davis

SADDLE BRONC RIDING

In the saddle bronc riding, it is Stetson and Statler Wright who will have all eyes on them. Stetson has drawn Sankey’s Overserved and Rafter G’s Orange crush. Dawson Hay went for 88.5 points on Orange Crush earlier this week. Statler’s match ups are Rafter G’s Glitter Gulch and Texan.

Parker Kempfer
Leon Fountain
Garrett Uptain
Cole Elshere
Stetson Wright
CoBurn Bradshaw
AllenBoore
Statler Wright
Reginald Lecourt

TIE-DOWN ROPING

Shad Mayfield and Riley Webb are among the tie-down ropers in Bracket 7. Mayfield ended this rodeo No. 3 in the Finals last year and Webb is hoping to make it to that Final round after falling just short of it in 2022.

Deroyce Jackson
Chance Oftedahl
Matthew Shiozawa
Shad Mayfield
Riley Webb
Cooper Martin
Clayton Smith
Jake Pratt

BREAKAWAY ROPING

Breakaway’s 2022 Resistol Rookie of the Year, Josie Conner is back in Fort Worth for another go while Sarah Morrissey, Jill Tanner and Peggy Garman are all capable of making sub 2-second runs to cinch their spots in the Semifinals.

Josie Conner
Peggy Garman
Macy Young
Hali Williams
Whitney Thurmond
Jill Tanner
Joey Williams
Sarah Morrisey

BARREL RACING

Barrel racer Jimmie Smith-Tew is coming off of an unexpected yet amazing win at the National Western. She got that win on a horse that is normally her outdoor horse. Will we see Nicki run into Dickies Arena? The National Western Champions will be up against the arena record holder, Wenda Johnson. Johnson broke the record twice last year, it is safe to say that Mac loves Fort Worth.

Emma Charleston
Jimmie Smith-Tew
Jordan Driver
Sarah Waguespack
Wenda Johnson
Cassidy Champlin
Jackie Ganter
Margo Crowther
Suzanne Brooks

BULL RIDING

It should be a big bracket of bull riding. Stetson Wright, Ky Hamilton, Trey Kimzey, Brady Portenier are just a few of the cowboys you will see out. Among the bulls in racket 7 are Rafter G’s Gold Chain Cowboy, Thor and Yeti’s Big Poison on Monday. Tuesday will bring us the likes of Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Pendleton Punchline and J Bar J’s Muscle Car Magic and Apollo 12.

Colby Demo
Stetson Wright
Trey Kimzey
Maverick Potter
Trevor Reiste
Tyler Bingham
Brady Portenier
Jestyn Woodward
Koby Radley
Riggin Shippy
Ky Hamilton
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