Countdown to Finale in Kansas City

Fort Worth, Texas (September 24, 2009)
The 2009 CBR Tour presented by Mahindra has only one event left, The Cinch CBR West Texas Showdown presented by Frontier Dodge. Scheduled for October 17, 2009 in Lubbock, Texas, this last-call event will determine the invitation list to the upcoming Carter Energy Tuff Hedeman CBR Tour Finale Presented by American Royal in Kansas City October 30 and November 1. Competition will be intense as the CBR riders pull out all the stops to make their way to the financially lucrative tour finale.

The Top 40 riders will compete in the 2009 CBR Tour Finale. The top rider in the CBR standings at the end of Tour Finale will win the CBR World Championship crown, and a  $100,000 bonus. The top fifteen riders at year end will share a $300,000 bonus.. Here are the top five riders in the CBR Standings to date.

#1 Jarrod Craig - Score 1317.50          
Jarrod Craig hails from Hillsboro, Texas and leads the pack. He is 16 for 25 rides and is one of the most consistent riders on the CBR Tour. He has held the number one spot in the standings for most of the 2009 season. Between CBR events, he has been chasing the top 15 PRCA riders for an invitation to National Finals Rodeo, which he has qualified for twice. Jarrod won the Waggin Train Tuff Hedeman Summer Chute Out event in Lakeland this past summer with a top score of 172. When asked about his thoughts going into Lubbock, and possibly Kansas City in the top position, he says,