Jordan Jo Fabrizio makes history at the 123rd Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo, becoming the first Cheyenne Frontier Days Breakaway Champion.
There have been many exciting things going on this year and although barrel racing is my main focus, the breakaway roping has been one of my highlights.
Nellie Miller of Cottonwood, California, became the first barrel racer since Kristie Peterson in 1998 to successfully defend her CFD championship. The 2017 world champion, who is currently ranked second in the 2019 standings, won $20,697 dollars in Frontier Park, making her the highest money winner of the rodeo.
Shali Lord and Freckles Ta Fame win performance eight at Cheyenne Frontier Days, as the field is now set for the final round July 28.
Lisa Lockhart and Jackie Crawford outpace the competition in the barrels and breakaway thus far at the Days of ’47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo.
The historic addition of breakaway roping and a new arena record at the 2019 Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo is just one highlight from the action-packed qualifying rounds.
Check out a results update from the first round of competition at the International Finals Youth Rodeo, which began July 7 and will run through July 12 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. You’ll also get a fun look into IFYR competitor Mikayla Joh Almond’s experience and she competes for championship honors and enjoys the memories made.