Peter Fager is generally new to ProRodeo. The Peculiar, Mo., steer grappler purchased his PRCA card in March and presently he has first expert rodeo win.
Fager timed the quickest steer wrestling time (May 23-29) at the Will Rogers Stampede in Claremore, Okla., May 29 with a 3.8-second run. It is the quickest run of his PRCA profession. The time procured him the success and a payday worth $2,357.
“I think it came down to drawing great and having an extraordinary arrangement of ponies to contend on,” said Fager, 24. “I’m riding a pony named Paycheck, Justin Morehouse possesses him, it’s his bulldogging horse.”
The triumph moved Fager up to tenth in the running for the Resistol Rookie of the Year grant. He said the success gives him a certainty support headed into a vital stretch of the ProRodeo season.
“It feels quite a bit better and certainly provides you with an increase in certainty going into the remainder of the late spring,” he said. “You only sort of feed off each run as you go and you gain from what you did the last run. Then, at that point, when you make a decent run it’s more straightforward to simply keep the ball rolling.”
He accepts there could have been no more excellent time than now to buy his PRCA card, with his sights set on rodeoing however much he can throughout the late spring months.
“The folks I was rodeoing with all had their cards and it can get you into a few better rodeos,” Fager said. “At the present time, making the circuit finals is presumably at the first spot on the list for me this season. We will be placed up each end of the week we can.”
The following, are the other top times and rides for the seven day stretch of May 23-29.
Charge Tutor had the most elevated scored without any protection ride of the week. He set up a 89.5-point ride on Pickett Pro Rodeo’s Faded Night at the Hood County Stampede in Granbury, Texas, May 28.
Brett Buss and Denim Ross timed the quickest group roping time this previous week. The team halted the clock in 3.8 seconds at the Grande Prairie Stompede in Grande Prairie, Alberta, May 27.
Sage Newman had the top seat bronc ride of the week. He went for 91 focuses on Burch Rodeo’s Lunatic From Hell at Fallon County Xtreme Broncs, May 27.
Cody McCartney and Macon Murphy tied for the quickest secure roping time. Both cowpokes had 7.9-second runs at the Old Fort Days Rodeo in Fort Smith, Ark., May 29.
TiAda Gray set up the fastest breakaway roping run for this present week. She halted the clock in 1.9 seconds at the Atoka (Okla.) Breakaway Roping, May 27.
LaRae Smith timed the quickest barrel dashing run of the week. She had a 15.84-second time at the Atoka (Okla.) Pro Rodeo, May 27.
Riley Barg had the most elevated scored bull ride of the week. He had a 91-point ride on Outlawkbuckers Ritchie Bro Positively Bangin at the Northern Most Xtreme Bull Riding in America in Palmer, Alaska, May 28.
Corey Ross had the fastest cow roping time. He timed a 16.5-second time at the Atoka (Okla.) Pro Rodeo, May 27.