Saddle bronc rider Sage Newman had a dream regular season earning a PRCA record $253,191.
Well, that definitely wasn’t a fluke.
Newman had an 89-point ride on Big Stone Rodeo Inc.’s Rubels to win Round 1.
“It’s great. There’s nothing better than this place here,” Newman said. “It makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up and it’s a lot of fun. You can’t beat it.”
With the target on his back as the world standings leader, Newman is keeping things in perspective.
“Oh, yeah for sure. There’s a lot of money to be won here and a lot of good guys behind me so I’m just going out there doing my job, let the chips fall where they may, and keep my steps simple,” Newman said. “I look up to all of these guys. Even though some of them are my same age, the group of talent here this year is unreal. There’s a lot of young guns coming up and it definitely lights a fire in your gut.”
Courtesy of the PRCA
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