PRCA Bull Riding Standings Update, Sept. 6: Rookie T Parker Jumps Into Top 10, Stetson Wright Extends Lead
There have been some big changes in the PRCA Bull Riding World Standings as we head into the final three weeks of the regular season. The man at the top remains the same, however. Stetson Wright had a big weekend in Ellensburg to extend his lead over Josh Frost who is the new No. 2 man in the world, who had a pretty good weekend himself.
Speaking of good weekends in Ellensburg, T Parker took home over $30,000 to go from No. 18 in the standings to No. 9.
Here is a look at the current Top 20 as we near the end of the regular season.
No. 1 Stetson Wright, $263,374
Stetson Wright showed why he’s on top of the standings over the weekend. Wright had four rides of 86 points or higher between Walla Walla Frontier Days (Washington) and the Ellensburg Rodeo (Washington). At Ellensburg, Wright placed third in the Average after rides of 88 points and 86 points. He also took the Ellensburg Xtreme Bulls event with a 91-point ride and an 87.5-point ride. In total, Wright earned over $30,000 on the weekend and now leads Josh Frost by $53,000.
No. 2 Josh Frost, $210,753
Frost got further away from Stetson Wright, but also jumped Ky Hamilton to take over the second spot. Frost was 90 on Bouchon of Sankey Pro Rodeo & Phenom Genetics to win the Magic Valley Stampede and 88.5 on Brookman’s Mojo Risin to win Walla Walla as part of a weekend in which he rode five bulls and won over $15,000.
No. 9 T Parker, $132,423
Parker needed a big weekend to get inside Yop top 15 and that is exactly what happened in Ellensburg. Parker, who entered Ellensburg No. 18 in the PRCA World Standings had the biggest weekend of his young career. He began the weekend with a second-place finish at the Xtreme Bulls with an 87.5-point ride and an 89-point ride. Parker followed that up with a win at the Ellensburg Rodeo after going 176 on two head. Parker earned over $30,000 to make the jump inside the Top 10 and take over the No. 1 spot in the Resistol Rookie race.
Standings current as of prorodeo.com on September, 6, 2023 at 3:45 PM EST.