Keenan Hayes Captures Rodeo Austin Title on Beutler & Son Rodeo’s Black Kat

Keenan Hayes made a big ride on National Finals bucking horse, Black Kat, of Beutler and Son Rodeo’s that would cinch him the Rodeo Austin win. Hayes now sits No. 2 in the World Standings with $83,203 to his name.

“I knew he was a really, really good horse, sucker’s about old as I am so just don’t mess him up, he’s going to do what he’s supposed to. So it worked out,” Hayes said about his game plan going into the Finals.

Hayes had a record setting year on his permit in 2022 and he is shaping up to have a phenomenal rookie year as he leads the Resistol Rookie Standings by almost $48,000. With the Rodeo Austin win cinched, Hayes heads into the final Texas Swing rodeo riding a wave of momentum as San Angelo is coming up next.