Lloyd Victorious in Toronto

By: Kacie Albert
June 24, 2017

Justin Lloyd won his first PBR Canada event of the season in Toronto. Photo: Covy Moore / PBR Canada.

TORONTO – Justin Lloyd (Tisdale, Saskatchewan) won the PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) first-ever event in Toronto with an 86-point ride on Otis (Mike Miller Bucking Bulls) during the PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour event Saturday night inside Ricoh Coliseum.

The 29-year-old’s winning ride occurred during the first round, and it tied his high-marked ride of the season. The finish comes after Lloyd placed second in Ottawa during the PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour’s second event of the year.

Lloyd earned $5,810.55 and 450 points toward the Canadian National Standings. He is now ranked fourth in the PBR Canada standings and is just 520.83 points behind the No.1 position.

Lloyd also earned 80 points toward the world standings, lifting him from No. 60 to No. 45. Even more important, Lloyd is only 72.91 points behind No. 35 J.W. Harris and a bid on the prestigious Built Ford Tough Series.

Tyler Harr (Hazen, Arkansas) earned his third second-place finish of the year after riding Last One Standing (Cornwell Bucking Bulls) for 85 points in Round 1. The finish earned him $4,389.67, 200 Canadian points and 50 points toward the world standings.

Finishing third was Lachlan Richardson (Gresford, Australia). The 24-year-old rode Wild Mexican (Rafter P) for 84 points in Round 1. He picked up $2,968.80, 150 Canadian points and 30 world points.

Eli Byler (Nashville, Ohio) logged the highest-finish of his PBR career with his fourth-place effort. Byler made 8 seconds aboard True Grit (Mike Miller Bucking Bulls) in Round 1 for 82.5 points. Byler earned $2,164.95 and 100 points toward the Canadian National Standings.

Rounding out the Top 5 was Marcos Antonio da Gloria (Central de Minas, Brazil). Gloria rode Wrongful Termination (Cornwell Bucking Bulls) for 81.5 points in Round 1. The finish earned the Brazilian $1,435.38 and 75 Canadian points.

No qualified rides were logged in the championship round.

PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour now heads west, making its next stop in Calgary and the Agrium Western Events Centre on Sept. 23.

Professional Bull Riders
Toronto Monster Energy Tour
(Round 1-Round 2-Event Aggregate-Event Points) 

1. Justin Lloyd, 86-0-86.00-450 Points – $5,810.55
2. Tyler Harr, 85-0-85.00-200 Points – $4,389.67
3. Lachlan Richardson, 84-0-84.00-150 Points – $2,968.80
4. Eli Byler, 82.5-0-82.50-100 Points- $2,164.95
5. Marcos Antonio da Gloria, 81.5-0-81.50-75 Points – $1,435.38
Matt Triplett  [1], 0-0-0.00
Matt Triplett  [2], 0-0-0.00
Dakota Buttar, 0-0-0.00
Reese Cates, 0-0-0.00
Fraser Babbington, 0-0-0.00
Josh Faircloth, 0-0-0.00
Zane Lambert, 0-0-0.00
Cody Casper, 0-0-0.00
Brock Radford, 0-0-0.00
Michael Lane, 0-0-0.00
Thor Hoefer II  [1], 0-0-0.00
Thor Hoefer II  [2], 0-0-0.00
Tanner Byrne  [1], 0-0-0.00
Tanner Byrne  [2], 0-0-0.00
Cole Young, 0-0-0.00
Jake Gardner, 0-0-0.00
Nick Goncalves, 0-0-0.00
Dusty McMullen, 0-0-0.00
Juliano Antonio Da Silva, 0-0-0.00

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