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Old Friends Win #9.5, $55K at BFI Week

Old Friends Win #9.5, $55K at BFI Week

A team of New Mexico natives won the #9.5 Over 40 roping on March 16 at Wrangler BFI Week presented by Yeti to split $54,500. Anchored by the 44th Annual Bob Feist Invitational for professionals on March 14, BFI Week includes eight affiliated amateur ropings and was held because of pandemic restrictions for the second time in Guthrie, Oklahoma’s Lazy E Arena.  Andreas Sanchez, a 43-year-old air traffic controller who grew up in New Mexico but lives now in Boyd, Texas, and his old friend Lee Knox, a rancher from Costilla, made $27,250 per man for roping four steers in ...Read More
McGowan and Seiler Win #10.5 for $70K

McGowan and Seiler Win #10.5 for $70K

In just its second year as part of Wrangler BFI Week presented by Yeti, the #10.5 Over 40 roping on March 16 paid a couple of grandfathers a healthy $70,000 cash plus saddles, buckles, and a host of other prizes. The team of Darwin McGowan and Scott Seiler made a business-like run of 8.86 seconds on a good steer at the fourth callback position and watched as the top three callbacks missed. “We’ve never won a dime together!” marveled Seiler, a peanut farmer and 6 heeler from Ocala, Florida, who met McGowan through Jerry Bailey. He and Bailey also placed ...Read More
Missouri Ropers Take Home $135k in #11.5 at BFI Week

Missouri Ropers Take Home $135k in #11.5 at BFI Week

Two pairs of Missouri teams won the four-head aggregate and three-head consolation aggregate in the #11.5 Businessman’s Roping on March 15 at Wrangler BFI Week, presented by Yeti, to rake in $134,500 collectively.  BFI Photo by Performance Horse Photography Anchored by the 44th Annual Bob Feist Invitational for professionals on March 14, BFI Week includes eight affiliated amateur ropings and was held because of pandemic restrictions for the second time in Guthrie, Oklahoma’s Lazy E Arena. The #11.5, in its 26th year of affiliation with the BFI, paid 12 places in the main roping and four in the “consolation.” Chris ...Read More
Complete Results From The 2021 BFI Week 9.5 Over 40 Roping

Complete Results From The 2021 BFI Week 9.5 Over 40 Roping

First Round: 1. Randy Cross and Jasper Winn, 7.67 seconds, $3,500; 2. Ricky Schultz and Mike Booth, 8.07 seconds, $3,000; 3. Jimmy Garcia and Monte Anderson, 8.08 seconds, $2,500. Second Round: 1. Richard Nolen and Doug Miller, 6.87 seconds, $3,500; 2. Richard Nolen and Doug Miller, 7.05 seconds, $3,000; 3. John Johnson and JW Baucom, 7.40 seconds, $2,500. Aggregate: 1. Andreas Sanchez and Lee Knox, 40.29 seconds, $54,500; 2. Kent Latta and Mike Goad, 43.84 seconds, $39,000; 3. Lynn Dale Toon and Richard Hughes, 46.64 seconds, $29,000; 4. Jerry Bailey and Trenton Tucker, 47.43 seconds, $22,000; 5. Dale Detten and ...Read More
Husband-and-Wife Team Repeats to Win $134k Cash

Husband-and-Wife Team Repeats to Win $134k Cash

For the second straight year, former world champion bull rider Mike White and his wife, Hannah, of DeKalb, Texas, roped their way to a six-figure win in the #12.5 Oil Field Showdown on Monday at Wrangler BFI Week presented by Yeti in Guthrie, Oklahoma.  Anchored by the 44th Annual Bob Feist Invitational for professionals on March 14, the five-day event includes eight affiliated amateur ropings and was held because of pandemic restrictions for the second time in Guthrie’s Lazy E Arena.  Back-to-back wins for the White family. BFI Photo by Performance Horse Photography Last year, the Whites won the #12.5 ...Read More
Complete Results From The 2021 BFI Week 10.5 Over 40 Roping

Complete Results From The 2021 BFI Week 10.5 Over 40 Roping

First Round: 1. Lonnie Cox and Justin Crist, 7.76 seconds, $3,500; 2. Mark Collins and Randy McEntire, 7.80 seconds, $3,000; 3. Jeremy Olsen and Alan Chappell, 7.85 seconds, $2,500. Second Round: 1. Mike Shaw and David Ferrell, 6.63 seconds, $3,500; 2. B Rad Lands and Robert Dean, 7.75 seconds, $3,000; 3. Steve Taylor and Russell Hild, 7.83 seconds, $2,500. Short Round: 1. Bill Farmer and Todd Mathews, 7.24 seconds, $3,500; 2. Criquett Scott and Blane Chapman, 8.06 seconds, $3,000; 3. Darwin McGowan and Scott Seiler, 8.86 seconds, $2,500. Aggregate: 1. Darwin McGowan and Scott Seiler, 44.46 seconds, $70,000; 2. Tammy ...Read More
Complete Results From The 2021 BFI Week 11.5 Businessman’s Roping

Complete Results From The 2021 BFI Week 11.5 Businessman’s Roping

First Round: 1. Chris Pomeroy and Cody Stutenkemper, 6.41 seconds, $5,000; 2. Ryan Leatherwood and Terry Leatherwood, 7.47 seconds, $3,500; 3. Keith Heritage and Ryan Hood, 7.64 seconds, $1,500. Second Round: 1. Skyler Moore and Marc Fenton, 6.37 seconds, $5,000; 2. Chris Pomeroy and Cody Stutenkemper, 6.93 seconds, $3,500; 3. Nathan Walker and William Evans, 7.62 seconds, $1,500. Third Round: 1. Mark Gordon and Jim Huff, 6.9 seconds, $5,000; 2. Skyler Moore and Marc Fenton, 6.37 seconds, $3,500; 3. Mark Calagna and Justin Saulters, 7.2 seconds, $1,500. Short Round: 1. Brother Campbell and Chad Ramer, 11.01 seconds, $5,000; 2. Jerry ...Read More
Complete results from the 2021 BFI Week 12.5 Oil Field Showdown

Complete results from the 2021 BFI Week 12.5 Oil Field Showdown

First Round: 1. Hannah White and Mike White, 6.48 seconds, $4,000; 2. Connor McNenny and Dakota Callicoat, 7.09 seconds, $3,000; 3. Mike Woolven and Darrell Tatum, 7.11 seconds, $2,500. Second Round: 1. Luke Miller and Tom Miller, 5.9 seconds, $4,000; 2. Taylor Mitchell and Danny Zuniga, 6.22 seconds, $3,000; 3. Heath Crofford and Cody Baker, 6.59 seconds, $2,500. Short Round: 1. Clark Holder and Jase Holder, 12.59 seconds, $4,000; 2. Lincoln Lewis and Samuel Luchsinger, 12.76 seconds, $3,000; 3. Mel Coleman and Larry Harris, 13.35 seconds, $2,500 Aggregate: 1. Hannah White and Mike White, 34.67 seconds, $130,000; 2. Dusty Breedlove ...Read More
Egusquiza and Koontz split $154K at first-ever spring BFI

Egusquiza and Koontz split $154K at first-ever spring BFI

Fans watched the greatest jackpot team roper in history extend his record of wins at the world’s richest pro roping Sunday night in Oklahoma. Kory Koontz, 49, of Stephenville, Texas, clinched victory at the Wrangler Bob Feist Invitational (BFI) presented by Yeti for the record third time, riding a horse he raised and nursed back to health after a horrific auto accident a year ago. Exactly 25 years after Koontz won back-to-back BFI titles with Rube Woolsey and Matt Tyler, he and Manny Egusquiza Jr. roped six steers in 46.48 seconds to earn the first-place check worth $150,000 plus epic ...Read More
Complete Results From The 2021 Bob Feist Invitational

Complete Results From The 2021 Bob Feist Invitational

First Round: 1. Jr Dees and Gralyn Elkins, 6.54 seconds, $8,000; 2. Riley Minor and Brady Minor, 6.61, $6,000; 3. Cory Clark and Wyatt Cox, 6.84, $4,000; 4. Quinn Kesler and Caleb Hendrix, 6.96, $2,000. Second Round: 1. Levi Simpson and Tyler Worley, 6.41 seconds, $8,000; 2. Justin Lovell and Tyler McKnight, 6.55, $6,000; 3. Briar Teague and Jessen James, 6.59, $4,000; 4. Rhen Richard and Jeremy Buhler, 6.61, $2,000. Third Round: 1. Levi Simpson and Tyler Worley, 5.53 seconds, $8,000; 2. Cory Kidd and Ben Gambrell, 6.32, $6,000; 3. Colby Lovell and Paul Eaves, 6.38, $4,000; 4 (tie). Nick ...Read More