Capitalizing on rare stumble by world No. 1 Jose Vitor Leme, Davis gained 39 points in the race for the 2021 PBR World Championship as he seeks his second gold buckle
FORT WORTH, Texas – Backed by the momentum of his home-state crowd, Texan Cooper Davis (Jasper, Texas) was dominant Saturday evening as action got underway for the second PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast Major of 2021, the Tractor Supply Co. Iron Cowboy, presented by Ariat, in Fort Worth, Texas. Delivering his ninth 90-point ride of the season, the 2016 PBR World Champion won Round 1 of the progressive-elimination event, keeping his hopes alive for winning the 2021 PBR World Championship.

Leme, Pacheco, Davis, Alves and World Top 30 Take to USS Lexington, September 4
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Teams for PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) second-annual Cowboys for a Cause on September 4 will feature the Top 30 bull riders in the world and six previous PBR World Champions.

Marking his historic 17th 90-point ride of the season, Leme’s 8-second effort aboard Show Me Homie also allowed him to further his stronghold on the world No. 1 rank
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Continuing his season for the ages in Nashville, Tennessee, Saturday evening, reigning PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Champion Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil) further etched his name in the league record books inside Bridgestone Arena. Delivering his 17th 90-point ride of 2021 to win Round 1 of the elite Unleash The Beast’s Ariat Music City Knockout, presented by Cooper Tires, Leme set a new league record for most 90-point rides registered by a rider in one season.

Wiener Neustadt, August 21—Provided by Marie Klimova/International Horse Press—Held in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, at Helmut and Dennis Schulz’s Western Training Center, Saturday closed the $83,000-added Austrian Reining Horse Association (ARHA) 4 and 3-year-old Futurity. With riders representing 12 countries (France, Italy, Poland, Israel, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Canada, the Netherlands, Hungary, Slovenia and Belgium), 236 horses made way to the functional and beautifully welcoming Austrian facility. Emotions, great rides, and a participant public filled he last day of competition which saw the last champions of 2021 crowned.

Gunnarickashay and Tishman top the $100,000 Platinum Performance Open Shoot Out

The action heated up on day three of The Run For A Million presented by Teton Ridge, with talented Open riders, cow horses and generous benefactors all on display. The day kicked off with the $100,000 Platinum Performance Open Shoot Out, which featured some of reining’s best horses. Twenty-one riders marked a 220 or above, but it was Gunnarickashay, piloted by Josh Tishman, who topped them all with a 228.5. Gunnarickashay collected $30,642 for owner Jody Puno, and Tishman qualified to compete in the Million Dollar Competition at the 2022 Run For A Million.

Rubys Radar and Zane Davis Take The Crown

The top 15 riders on the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Open rider eligibility list, based on a three-year average, were invited to compete in the $150,000 Teton Ridge Invitational Fence Work Challenge, consisting of rein and herd work. After an exciting evening, Rubys Radar and Zane Davis were crowned the Champions with their rein work score of 224.5 and fence work score of 229, which made for a total 453.5.

Wiener Neustadt, August 20—Provided by Marie Klimova/International Horse Press—After an exciting finish in the 4-year-old Non Pro Futurity Finals, it was time for the Open riders to take the stage at the H&D Schulz Quarter Horses and compete in the 4-year-old $2,000-added Level 2 and $1,000-added Level 1 Open Finals.

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