$300,000 Bonus Paid Out to Top Riders of 2009

Fort Worth, Texas (November 5, 2009)
The 2009 CBR season has come to a close but some exciting results were revealed today. The CBR structured a year end $300,000 bonus payout based on the final standings of the 2009 CBR Tour presented by Mahindra Tractors. The bonus money was awarded to the top fifteen riders after the final event of year in Kansas City this past weekend.

Hugo Pedrero, the newly crowned 2009 CBR World Champion, claimed the top prize of $100,000. Jarrod Craig who came in a close second to Pedrero takes home $55,000, followed by Chad Castillo and his cash award of $35,000. The remaining 12 riders were paid out as follows:

JW Harris ~ $25,000
Ardie Maier ~ $19,000
Jonathan Brown  ~ $15,000
Willis Trosclair ~ $12,000
Chad Loving ~ $10,000
Pistol Robinson ~ $8,000
Clayton Baethge ~ $6,000
Casey Bowman  ~ $5,000
Kenny Westrope ~ $4,000
Tag Elliot ~ $3,000
John Jacobs ~ $2,000
Cole Echols ~ $1,000

The 2010 season is already underway-South Dakota native, Ardie Maier is currently in the top spot. Points from both the Horizon Series and the nationally televised 2010 Tour presented by Mahindra go towards a year-end total.  Stay up to date on all the CBR events and standings by logging onto

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Led by bull riding icon, Tuff Hedeman, Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) is a nationwide professional bull riding tour which airs primetime every week on both GAC and RFD-TV with over 14 million viewers each year and logging over 300 hours of television annually since 2004.  Every CBR Tour features a two hour show and an adrenaline rush with more than 20 events and over 100,000 fans in live attendance. CBR is home of the REAL COWBOY SPORT and the best bull riders and bulls in the world. We are committed to the riders, the fans, the sponsors, and all those involved in the professional bull riding industry and we live by the words Strength, Stamina, Integrity and Speed.  For more information on CBR, please visit or call us at 817.626.BULL.