LAS VEGAS (AP) — Saddle bronc rider Jake Wright took over the season standings lead from his brother, Cody, during round seven of the National Finals Rodeo on Wednesday.
Jake Wright of Milford, Utah, won the round with an 84.5 on Special Time and took over first place in the standings with $156,905 and in event earnings with $68,810. He is third in the aggregate standings with 491.5 points for six rides.
Wright's brother and previous standings leader, two-time world champion Cody Wright, also of Milford, tied for fourth with a 79.5 on Get Smart and is now second with $154,244.
A third Wright brother, Jesse, is fifth in the standings with $132,388.
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