National Finals Rodeo: 6th place keeps Jesse Wright in 1st place in saddle bronc

By KEITH FREEMAN

Published: Friday, Dec. 14 2012 11:39 p.m. MST

Nemias Ayala, left, and Mailen Gonzales practice stripping and making hotel room beds in a guest room attendant class at the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Las Vegas. The academy is funded through a trust created by culinary and bartenders unions as well as management from 26 properties on the Las Vegas Strip. Nevada has become an increasingly Democratic state. And the Culinary Union's track record gives a dispirited labor movement some hope even as it continues to hemorrhage workers and reels from the signature of a right-to-work law in Michigan this week. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Associated Press

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — Jesse Wright of Milford, Utah, was sixth in saddle bronc with a 75.5 on Cimmaron Jack, and remained first in the world standings with $209,218. Wright also tops the NFR saddle bronc earnings race with $76,121, and is second overall behind Walker.

In bareback, defending champion Kaycee Feild of Payson, Utah, remained atop the standings and NFR aggregate standings despite failing to finish in the top six.

In tie-down roping, Bradley Bynum of Sterling City, Texas, tied for first with Clint Robinson of Spanish Fork, Utah, at 6.9.

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