DES MOINES, Iowa ― Canadian bull rider Zane Lambert rode Prince Albert (Dakota Rodeo/Chad Berger/Dallas Schott) for 87.25 points to win Round 1 of the Professional Bull Riders Des Moines Invitational, presented by Cooper Tires, at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday.
Lambert was one of only nine riders to successfully cover their bulls in Round 1. Kody Lostroh placed second by riding Spitball (New Frontier Rodeo) for 86.75 points. Douglas Duncan is currently in third with 85.75 points atop Cashin In (Gene Owen Bucking Bulls) and Renato Nunes sits in fourth after earning 85.50 points on Josey Wales (New Frontier Rodeo).
Ryan Dirteater rounds out the Top 5 after his 85-point ride on Looks The Part (5G Farms Bucking Bulls).
Markus Mariluch, current No. 1 bull rider in the PBR world standingsGuilherme Marchi and Fabiano Vieira are tied for sixth with 84 points onSuper Cella (Dakota Rodeo/Chad Berger/Clay Struve), Texas Red (New Frontier Rodeo) and Amos Moses (Dakota Rodeo/Chad Berger/Clay Struve/White), respectively.
Round 2 and the Built Ford Tough Championship Round of the Des Moines Invitational, presented by Cooper Tires, will take place Sunday, April 27, at 2:50 p.m. CBS Sports Network will air all the action Sunday, April 28, at 4 p.m. ET.
The BFTS is televised every week on CBS, CBS Sports Network and networks around the world. BFTS telecasts are produced for the PBR under a multi-year agreement with David Neal Productions, a Los Angeles-based production company led by 34-time Emmy® Award winner and Peabody Award winner David Neal, who serves as executive producer.
Des Moines is the 16th stop of 27 on the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series schedule. The season kicked off Jan. 3-5 at Madison Square Garden in New York and will conclude at the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals in Las Vegas on Oct. 22-26, when the 2014 PBR World Champion, the bull rider who earns the most points during the 2014 season, will receive the coveted World Championship belt buckle and $1 million bonus.
Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series
Des Moines Invitational
Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa
Event Leaders (Round 1-Event Points)
1. Zane Lambert, 87.25-87.25 points.
2. Kody Lostroh, 86.75-86.75 points.
3. Douglas Duncan, 85.75-85.75 points.
4. Renato Nunes, 85.5-85.50 points.
5. Ryan Dirteater, 85-85.00 points.
6. Fabiano Vieira, 84-84.00 points.
(tie). Guilherme Marchi, 84-84.00 points.
(tie). Markus Mariluch, 84-84.00 points.
9. Billy Robinson, 82.25-82.25 points.
Austin Meier, 0-0.00 points.
Brady Sims, 0-0.00 points.
Claudio Crisostomo, 0-0.00 points.
Cody Nance, 0-0.00 points.
Eduardo Aparecido, 0-0.00 points.
Emilio Resende, 0-0.00 points.
Gage Gay, 0-0.00 points.
Guytin Tsosie, 0-0.00 points.
Harve Stewart, 0-0.00 points.
J. B. Mauney, 0-0.00 points.
J.W. Harris, 0-0.00 points.
Joao Ricardo Vieira, 0-0.00 points.
Jordan Hupp, 0-0.00 points.
Justin Granger, 0-0.00 points.
Kasey Hayes, 0-0.00 points.
L.J. Jenkins, 0-0.00 points.
Marco Eguchi, 0-0.00 points.
Matt Triplett, 0-0.00 points.
Mike Lee, 0-0.00 points.
Pistol Robinson, 0-0.00 points.
Sean Willingham, 0-0.00 points.
Silvano Alves, 0-0.00 points.
Stormy Wing, 0-0.00 points.
Tanner Byrne, 0-0.00 points.
Ty Pozzobon, 0-0.00 points.
Valdiron de Oliveira, 0-0.00 points.
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