Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo: Wildcard

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All seven brackets of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo are complete, and we are moving on to the Wildcard Round. These cowboys and cowgirls have one more chance to snag their spot in the Semifinals. With two spots left, the game is on in every event.


The bareback riding brings us the No. 20 ranked cowboy in the world, Bodee Lammers, who matched up with Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s Pretty Woman who R.C. Landingham rode for 87 points at the 2022 National Finals Rodeo.

Ben Kramer
Ty Fast Taypotat
Trenten Montero
Jacob Raine
Kade Sonnier
Bodee Lammers
Gauge McBride
Will Lowe


The steer wrestling is stacked with tough competition. NFR cowboys J.D. Struxness, Tanner Brunner and Timmy Sparing are out while young guns Tucker Allen and Kyler Dick will be gunning for the top 2 spots to move on.

Timmy Sparing
Cody Harmon
Tucker Allen
Taz Olson
Ty Allred
Kyler Dick
J.D. Struxness
Tanner Brunner


The tough competition carries over to the breakaway roping as well. World Champions Jackie Crawford and Sawyer Gilbert are among the eight ladies that will back in the box along with 2022 Wildcard Winner Tacy Webb.

Sawyer Gilbert
Tacy Webb
Jackie Crawford
Jacey Fortier
Laramie Johnson
Jill Tanner
Shai Schaefer
Erin Johnson


Saddle bronc riding has some big names on both sides of the draw. South Dakota’s Cash Wilson will go toe-to-toe with Toma Jo of Pete Carr Pro Rodeo for the first time. Also out with be NFR saddle bronc riders Brody Cress, Cort Scheer and Kole Ashbacher.

Cash Wilson
Brody Cress
Cort Scheer
Jake Clark
Kole Ashbacher
Traylin Martin
Parker Fleet
Parker Kempfer


Tuf Cooper, John Douch, Cory Solomon and Haven Meged make up half the field of tie-down ropers in the Wildcard Round. It will take sharp scoring, smooth roping and fast hands to make the top 2 in this round.

Tom Crouse
Haven Meged
Glenn Jackson
Cory Solomon
Zack Jongbloed
Chance Oftedahl
John Douch
Tuf Case Cooper


Canadians are taking over the team roping. The Graham brothers, Dawson and Dillon, are hoping to bring big momentum to get into the Semifinals with their goal being the NFR at the end of the year.

Ty ArnoldKaden Michael Profili
Dawson GrahamDillon Graham
Clay SmithJake Long
Payden EmmettLucas Falconer
Kolton SchmidtJake Minor
Rhen RichardJeremy Buhler
Cash DutySid Sporer
Kaleb DriggersJunior Nogueira


Some of rodeo’s fastest barrel racers will be running down the alley looking for a top 2 finish. Stevi Hillman and Kassie Mowry have jockied some of the best horses in the industry. The horsepower that they could bring is what to watch for.

Jackie Ganter
Molly Otto
Shannon McReynolds
Stevi Hillman
Kassie Mowry
BryAnna Haluptzok
Rainey Skelton
Margo Crowther


Ky Hamilton will meet up with Rafter G Rodeo’s Swanky who is unridden. Hamilton was the first cowboy to make the eight seconds on his Round 1 bull, it is something the Australian is accustomed to doing. Trey Holston’s matchup is MMW Coriolis Effect who is one for one this season after bucking off Colton Kelley at the Fort Worth Xtreme Bulls.

Tyler Ray Taylor
Jake Gardner
Dalan Duncan
Blaine Beaty
Jace Trosclair
Trey Holston
Jordan Hansen
Ky John Hamilton

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