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CLN on Scene: WNFR 2019 Day Nine Review

This is it folks…the review before the performance that will make or break some contestants. Some of the athletes performing are pretty solid in the standings making it clear who will take home the title. You can catch below our thoughts on who is going to taking home the win in each event. Make sure to follow us on your favorite social media platform for all the behind the scenes action.

Events Around Town

Junior World Finals

Today is the last day that you can all the little cowboys and cowgirls over at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Over 700 young contestants have competed all week for their chance at the all around title. The competition will heat up this year as there will be an all-around prize of a new trailer by You can go see the champions of tomorrow by going to for the qualifier, schedule, and producer information.

Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championship Finals

Today is the last day you can catch our friends over at Bullfighters Only. The remaining bracket of bullfighters are duking it out today at 2pm for their shot at being the 2019 Bullfighting Champion. Only one athlete can be crowned the 2019 BFO World Champion and claim his share of over $150,000 in prize money.

WNFR Round 9 Winners

Congratulations to all of the Round Winners for the ninth night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo!

Bareback Riding: Jake Brown

This is Jake’s first round win here at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. He scored 89.5 points on Blessed Assurance by J Bar J. This puts Jake 11 in the overall world standings. As far as who is going to win it all tonight, we are pretty sure that Clayton Biglow has this year in the bag. Let us know what you think!

Steer Wrestling: Ty Erickson

Even though this is his first-round win, Ty is still sitting number one in the world standings. With only about 20K between him and J.D. Struxness, it could be anyone’s game tonight. This is one prediction that we aren’t sure about!

Team Roping: Kaleb Driggers & Junior Noguiera

This is Kaleb and Junior’s second round win so far at the NFR which puts Kaleb in the number 2 spot and Junior in the number spot in the World standings. Once again, this is such a tight race, there is only about a 10K difference in the top three in the world and one win (or loss) could change it all.

Tie-Down Roping: Marty Yates

As of right now, Marty is third in the World Standings, but with only a few thousand dollars between him and the number spot, anyone could win it. We are going to throw Shane Hanchey’s name in the hat to take it all home. He has had a pretty consistent performance and we can see him swooping back in for the 10th performance here at the NFR and winning it all.

Saddle Bronc: Zeke Thurston

With a score of 91 on Vold Rodeo’s horse, Sun Glow. Zeke has solidified his place in the number one spot. Zeke is going to be your Saddle Bronc Rider of the Year, just wait!

Barrel Racing: Stevi Hillman

This will be the first round win for Stevi with a time of 13.53.

Bull Riding: Boudreaux Campbell

Boudreaux was able to snag a 91 on Goofy by Bar T Rodeo. This is Boudreaux’s second round win here at the WNFR, which puts him number two in the world. This is one event where the winner is clear even before the last bull bucks. Sage Kimzey has another Bull Rider of the Year in his pocket after tonight.

A huge congratulations to all the winners from last night’s performance, we can’t wait to see what everyone brings to the table for the final night here at the WNFR. See y’all there!

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Hi everyone! I'm Krysta Paffrath, I am a proud Arizona native who has a passion for everything business and rodeo. I am beyond thrilled to be the Editor in Chief for Cowboy Lifestyle Network. With my background in digital marketing and rodeo, this was a natural fit for me to join the team. My adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit has guided me to work in many places like the WYO Quarter Horse Ranch in Thermopolis, Wyoming, a working cattle ranch in Seligman, Arizona, and many places in between. I am passionate about preserving the western way of life and working with different brands and rodeos to make that happen. If you're looking for a write-up, please shoot me an email at Learn more about me at Looking forward to hearing from you!

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