World Champs

Sage Kimzey has made bull riding on the PRCA tour his own personal playground. At just 25 years old, he’s qualified for six Wrangler National Finals Rodeo – each of the last six years. And each time, he’s walked out of the Thomas & Mack Center with the gold buckle as the world champion. On […]

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Stetson

Stetson Wright set very high goals for his rookie year on the PRCA tour. He didn’t want just one gold buckle, he wanted three – the all-around, bull riding and saddle bronc riding. But if he could only have one piece of hardware, well, it would be the one he marched out with Saturday night […]

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Gold Card

Dilton Emerson has probably forgotten more about the rich history of rodeo than most of us could ever know in the first place. But the 83-year-old still remembers a heckuva lot about it, too. Emerson is among the oldest members of the Gold Card club, reserved for trailblazers in the rodeo world age 50 and […]

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Cowboy Corral

For 35 years, those fortunate enough to have tickets to any night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo know that it’s a great scene from the seats at the Thomas & Mack Center. But rodeo veterans also know you don’t have to wait until 6:45 p.m. each night to get the party started. The Cowboy […]

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Rowdy

When it comes to rodeo, roughstock riders understand they put their health and well being on the line every time they nod their heads in the chute. But they’re not alone in facing some of the inherent dangers of the sport. In fact, some of the more overlooked personnel are in equal or greater danger […]

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The Brothers Kimzey

It’s been said that blood is thicker than water. The Brothers Kimzey can certainly attest to that. Both Sage and Trey qualified for the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the first time bull riding brothers have made it to Vegas together since 1990, when Philip and David Fournier finished 11th and 12th, respectively, in the […]

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NFR Betting

You never need an excuse to go to the South Point Hotel & Casino. But the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo certainly provides plenty of good ones. The viewing parties, the nightly go-round buckle presentation and live concert in the South Point Showroom, the World Series of Team Roping going on in the Equestrian Center. And […]

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