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Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — July 21, 2018 — When contestants enter the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, they have goals and dreams of doing well, winning a prestigious buckle and earning a chunk of the lucrative purse.

Nellie Miller, last years CFD barrel racing champion, made the long all night haul from Calgary to Cheyenne, to compete in the first round. The all-nighter was definitely worth it, securing her first place spot in the first round to on her way to defending last years title. Nellie is once again piloting her trusty WPRA horse of the year, Sister.

Currently in round 2 Jessica Stolzenberer of Wellington, CO. leads the pack and average with an aggregate time of 36.37 seconds.

Barrel Racing (first round winners) 1, Nellie Miller, Cottonwood, Ca., 17.54 seconds, $6,669. 2, Katelyn Scott, Odessa, Texas, 17.67, $5,716. 3, Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D., $4,763. 4, Jackie Ganter, Abilene, Texas, 17.73, $4,128. 5, (tie) Kylie Weast, Comanche, Okla., and Ivy Conrado, Hudson, Co., $,2858 each. 7, Britanny Pozzi Tonozzi, Victoria, Texas, 17.83, $1,905. 8, Katie Pascoe, Morro Bay, Ca., 17.89, $1,270. 9, Jennifer Barrett, Buhl, Idaho, 17.91, $953. 10, (tie) Sissy Winn, Chapman Ranch, Texas, and Angie Meadors, Blanchard, Okla., 17.92, $318 each.

(second round leaders) 1, Jessica Stolzenberger, Wellington, Co., 17.86 seconds. 2, Rainy Pratt, Stephenville, Texas, 18.12. 3, Tillar Murray, Fort Worth, Texas, 18.13. 4, Carol Ruggieri, Pueblo, Co., 18.14. 5, Holly Wright, Gruver, Texas, 18.17. 6, CJ Vondette, Rifle, Co., 18.24.

(overall leaders) 1, Stolzenberger, 36.37 seconds. 2, Pratt, 36.60. 3, Vondette, 36.61. 4, Ruggieri, 36.63. 5, Murray, 36.67. 6, Wright, 36.70.