San Angelo Rodeo: Finals


Multiple rounds of slack and ten performances have led up to this night. The Top 12 in each event have qualified for the Finals at San Angelo Rodeo and champions will be crowned when it is all said and done.


World No. 1 Leighton Berry has matched up with Championship Pro Rodeo’s Cajun Queen, the National Finals bucking horse that carried Trenton Montero to an 84.5 in Fort Worth. Long Round winner and rookie Luke Thrash has drawn fellow J Bar J NFR horse, Dirty Jacket, who will have his first out since the NFR.

Jacek FrostWorth The Whiskey
Richmond ChampionGood Time Charlie
Bronc MarriottNew Scarlett
Shane O’ConnellVegas Confused
Orin LarsenStraight Jacket
Leighton BerryCajun Queen
Cole ReinerFreckled At Night
Jess PopeDelta Hawk
Clayton BiglowShady Nights
Andy GingerichFreckled Frog
Luke ThrashDirty Jacket


Tyler Pearson’s consistency snuck him into the Top 12 with an 8.9 on two head. He will set the pace in the Finals only to be followed by tough competition. Ty Erickson’s 8.1 on two leads the average while Cody Devers, Will Lummus and Eli Lord are tied for second.

Tyler Pearson
Mason Couch
Paul Melvin
Cash Robb
Jacob Talley
Talon Roseland
Jay Williamson
Jesse Brown
Eli Lord
Cody Devers
Will Lummus
Ty Erickson


Chad Masters and Trey Yates have been on fire in San Angelo with a 5.1 and 4.2 and they will carry that momentum into the Finals. Andrew Ward and Buddy Hawkins are another duo that has had great success during the Texas Swing that can be expected to continue that success tonight.

Chris FrancisCade Passig
McCray ProfiliMcCoy Profili
Tanner JamesJason Johe
Garrett TonozziCorey Hendrick
Jake Cooper ClayKollin VonAhn
Jaxon TuckerWyatt Cox
Tyler MagnusMax Kuttler
Chad MastersTrey Yates
Andrew WardBuddy Hawkins
Ty ArnoldKaden Profili
Tanner GreenCaleb Lee Green
JC YeahquoLJ Yeahquo


Wyatt Casper has drawn J Bar J’s In The Lu while Jacobs Crawley has Pete Carr Pro Rodeo’s River Ghost. Casper and In The Lu went for 87 points in San Antonio last year while Crawley will go toe-to-toe with the NFR bronc for the first time.

Jacobs CrawleyRiver’s Ghost
Statler WrightDirty Roots
Ryder WrightHeaven On Earth
Tanner ButnerTickles Pink
Cash WilsonPainted Bunny
Ben AndersenWatch the Night
Sage NewmanTony Hawk
Ian McGivneyPow Wow Nights
Wyatt CasperIn The Lu
Brody CressFire Freckles
Dawson HaySecret Agent


It is a set of hometown brothers that could take San Angelo by storm in the Finals. NFR calf roper Ty Harris and rookie Joel Harris have both tasted success in the Long Round and had the crowd on their feet when they did it.

Joel Harris
Kyle Lucas
Ty Harris
Westyn Hughes
Chase Webster
Cody Waldrop
Hayden Ford
Brush Minton
Trevor Hale
Michael Otero
JT Adamson
Justin Smith


Kassie Mowry and her horse, Will, laid down the fastest run of the rodeo in last night’s performance with a 14.04 while Shelley Morgan and her horse, Kiss, flew through the pattern during their performance.

Shelley Morgan
Taycie Matthews
Timber Allenbrand
Ilyssa Riley
Lindsay Sears
Summmer Kosel
Kelly Allen
Hailey Kinsel
Kassie Mowry
Jimmie Smith-Tew
Emily Beisel
Dona Kay Rule


Rookie Deklan Garland tied for the Long Round win and his matchup in the Finals is Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Pendleton Punchline, who is unridden in 2023. Trey Benton III also tied to win the Long Round and his Short Go draw is Donie Flash, is also unridden.

Cody TeelMidnight Rider
Sage KimzeyPegasus
Colton KellyBayou Bengal
Coy PollmeierSmokin Again
Colby DemoTwilight Zone
Ernie Courson Jr.Midnight Special
JC MortensenQuick Wick
Jestyn WoodwardJustified
Koby RadleyTime Bomb
Josh FrostOklahoma Smoke Show
Trey Benton IIIDonie Flash
Deklan GarlandPendleton Punchline