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NFR Blog Day 9: Team ropers Turtle Powell, Dugan Kelly win Round 8


Courtesy photo/ Spin to Win Rodeo Magazine

Tuf Cooper competes earlier this week in tie-down roping at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. He finished in fourth place during Round 8 Thursday night with an 8:20 time.

Editor’s note: This blog is a compilation of posts from Chelsea Toy of "Spin to Win Rodeo Magazine" to the magazine's Facebook page.

Team ropers Turtle Powell and Dugan Kelly talk about their Round 8 win

(Posted Thursday, 9:04 p.m.)

We caught up with Turtle Powell and Dugan Kelly just now to talk about all they've both been through with the horses they rode in their Round-8 win tonight. Find out what they had to say.

Watch here:

Results from Thursday night's Round 8

(From several posts Thursday night)

Tie-down roping: Bradly Bynum wins $18,257.21 with a 7:20 time; Matt Shiozawa, comes in second with 7:30 and wins $14,429.09.

Team roping: Turtle Powell and Dugan Kelly win Round 8 with a 3.90 time.

Bareback riding: Kaycee Feild wins it with an 87.

Steer wrestling: KC Jones and Wade Sumpter split the round with a 3.4!

Saddle bronc: Tyrell Smith wins it, Cody DeMoss picks up another check and is still leading the average.

Barrel racing: Lindsay Sears gets her first round win of this year's Finals, Kaley Bass stays in the lead in the average, Mary Walker leaves all her barrels up!

Tuff Cooper talks about his upcoming runs

(Posted Thursday, 5:04 p.m.)

We talked to Tuff Cooper about his practice Thursday morning and what he needed to adjust to get back into the money:

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