Lino Wins PBR BlueDEF Tour Event in Oakland

By: Brynna Waters
January 10, 2016

Lindomar Lino was victorious in Oakland. Photo by Jay Bransfield.

Lindomar Lino was victorious in Oakland. Photo by Jay Bransfield.

OAKLAND, Calif. – Lindomar Lino captured the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) BlueDEF Tour (BDT) event victory Saturday night with a total score of 169 points inside Oracle Arena.

Lino went 2-for-2 and earned a total of $4,900 after riding Maesbro (Four Star Rodeo) for 83 points in Round 1 and Snowed In (Flying C Livestock/Cindy Rosser) for 86 points in the championship round.

This is Lino’s first event victory of the 2016 BlueDEF season. With the win, Lino earned 80 points toward the 2016 PBR World standings.

Winners of each BDT event in 2016 also will be guaranteed a minimum of one opportunity to compete at a Built Ford Tough Series regular season event in an attempt to win enough points to rank among the Top 35 bull riders in the world and earn a spot on the elite tour. With the win at Oakland, Lino qualifies to compete in the Sacramento, California, BFTS event on Feb. 5-6.

In second place was Corey Granger with a total score of 167.5 points, while Beau Willis (163 points), Tristan Mise (86.5 points), and Paulo Lima (85.5 points) rounded out the Top 5.

With the second-place finish, Granger earned 50 points toward the PBR world standings. Willis earned 30 points, and Mise earned 20 points. Lima earned 15 points with his fifth-place finish

Black Out (Thomas Bert) won the honor of high-marked bull on Saturday. Black Out (Thomas Bert) was ridden by Marco Eguchi in the first round for a 44.5-point score.

The BlueDEF Tour heads to Reno, Nevada, next week. The event will take place at Lawlor Events Center on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. PT.

The overall winner of the BDT season will be the rider who earns the most world points at the BDT level. He will receive $50,000 and qualify to compete at the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals.

Professional Bull Riders BlueDEF Tour Event Results:
Jan. 9- Oakland, California

Final Results (Round 1-Round 2-Total Ride Score-Earnings)

1. Lindomar Lino, 83.0-86.0-169.0 points-$4,900.00
2. Corey Granger, 83.0-84.5-167.5 points-$3,500.00
3. Beau Willis, 83.5-79.5-163.0 points-$2,100.00
4. Tristan Mize, 86.5-0.0-86.5 points-$1,400.00
5. Paulo Lima, 85.5-0-85.5 points-$840.00

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