Rodeo Austin: Performance 1

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Rodeo Austin kicks off with a bang. Some of the hottest young guns and some of the toughest veterans will get things rolling.


Bill Tutor is a veteran bareback riding gearing up for a rematch with Beutler & Son Rodeo’s South Suds. He has been on this horse twice before, the most recent ride being in 2020. Up-and-comer Waylon Bourgeois has drawn Beutler’s Gray Goose. This horse only has two outs this season, one in Odessa and one in Tucson.

Waylon BourgeoisGray Goose
Bill TutorSouth Suds
Pascal IsabelleHollywood Hills
Daniel JonesNutrena’s Rustler
Chett DeitzEmpty Pockets


Your No. 18 steer wrestler in the World, Trell Etbauer, and No. 11, Cameron Morman, are coming to Austin in need of redemption after a no time took both cowboys out of the running for the title in 2022.

Billy Boldon
Sterling Lambert
Cameron Morman
Trell Etbauer
Olin Ellsworth
Justin Kipp
Shayde Etherton


Veteran team ropers Jake Orman and Brye Crites were just out of the money in 2022 in Round 1 by a tenth of a second before catching a leg in the Finals to add a five second penalty to their time. This year, can they make it all come together?

Coleman ThomasMarshall Green
Korbin RiceJacob South
Reno StoebnerWhit Kitchens
Shay CarrollEvan Arnold
Jake OrmanBrye Crites
Joshua TorresDylin Ahlstrom
Wyatt BrayJoshua Patton
Cory SmothersZane Pratt
Manny EgusquizaJoseph Harrison


Spencer Wright has his work cut out for him as he has drawn Nutrena’s Full Deck of Beutler’s & Sons’ a horse that has bucked in the saddle bronc as far back as 2012 and has only met up with a Wright one time before. Jack Bentz is an Oregon bronc rider who drew Pop A Top, a horse that is unridden so far in 2023.

Clint FranksRegulator
Jake WatsonNight Latch
Jake BurwashHammer Stone
Spencer WrightNutrena’s Full Deck
Stuart WrightShow Stealer
Creighton CurleyFortune Hunter
Jesse KruseGame Changer
Jack BentzPop A Top


Nebraska’s Riley Pruitt picked up a check in 2022 after an 8.2-second run that would prove to be his fastest run of the rodeo. He is up against fellow Nebraska cowboy Riley Wakefield and young gun Tom Crouse.

Riley Wakefield
Tom Crouse
Dillon Hahnkamp
Britton Bedke
Brayden Roe
Blane Cox
Riley Pruitt
Cash Hooper


Kricket Gintner is fresh off a go-round win at RodeoHouston where she is moving on to the Semifinals. Her horse Jax has never ran at Austin but her mother, Tammy, took to social media to say that this will be a bucket list run for Gintner and her equine partner.

Taycie Matthews
Austyn Tobey
Kricket Gintner
Kylee Scribner
Leslie Smalygo
Michelle Darling
Bryanna Lehrmann
Molly Pritchard


Jeff Askey has been on a hot streak winning San Antonio and his Super Series of RodeoHouston. His bull in Austin is Black Mamba. This bull had only two qualified rides in 2022, one of which, came at Rodeo Austin.

JC MortensenBandito Bug
Garrett WallChain Smoker
Taylor TovesGreeley Hat Works Viper
Laramie MosleySlim Jim
Jeff AskeyBlack Mamba
Jordan SpearsTrans Am
Seth GreenFake Friend
Robbie TaylorRecord Rack’s Coupe De Ville