Bonner Bolton and Cody Atwood Win Big Over the Weekend

Fort Worth, TX (November 21, 2010)- The 2011 CBR Horizon Series was in full effect this past weekend, and the riders and bulls put on a great show in Carthage, TX, and Springtown, TX.  The Carthage event took place Saturday afternoon, and 2007 CBR World Champion Bonner Bolton was the big winner.  The Texas bull rider rode both his bulls and finished with 177.5 points to pick up the victory.  Trevor Kastner, an Oklahoma bull rider, went 2-for-2 and finished second with 172.5 points.  Kenny Westrope was the only other rider to cover both his bulls, and he finished third with 168 points.  Ryan Shanklin finished fourth, while Cody Atwood rounded out the top five.

Speaking of Cody Atwood, his weekend got even better at the 2010 CBR Colt Munden Invitational in Springtown.  In front of a great crowd yesterday, Atwood covered both his bulls and won the event with 175.5 points.  His Championship Round ride aboard Wompus was good for 89 points and the victory.  He left with the winner's check and a new Colt 45 pistol.  Bonner Bolton capped off his solid weekend by going 2-for-2 and finishing in a tie for second with Pistol Robinson.  Robinson rode popular bull Luca Brazzi in the Championship Round for 89 points.  Clayton Foltyn finished fourth with 172.5 points, while Douglas Duncan rounded out the top five with 172 points.

Ednei Caminhas finished in the top 10 in both events this past weekend, and his consistent performance moved him to the top of the season standings.  Bolton and Atwood both had outstanding weekends as well, and they are now second and third, respectively.  Chandler Bownds is holding steady in fourth, while Kenny Westrope rounds out the top five in the season standings.

The CBR Horizon Series will now shift its attention to Stephenville, TX, next Saturday night.  The event will be held at the 4C's arena, and the start time will be 7:30PM Central Time.  Keep checking for news, updates, previews, key match-ups, etc.  Also, please visit the Championship Bull Riding Facebook or Twitter page if you haven't already.

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