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Pacheco, Holmes Victorious in PBR BlueDEF Velocity Events

PUEBLO, Colo. – Kaique Pacheco (Slovak, Arkansas) and Neil Holmes (Houston, Texas) each covered their bulls last week at two separate Professional Bull Riders BlueDEF Velocity (BDVT) events in Michigan, earning the victories.

Pacheco started the week off by winning the Velocity event in Battle Creek, Michigan, on Jan. 22-23. He was one of two riders to cover both his bulls recording ride scores of 89, 77.50 and 88.50 over the two-day event. He had a total of 255.0 points and earned $6,800 along with 80 points towards the PBR world standings.

John Smith (Malta, Montana) finished in second place as the other rider to ride in all three rounds. He had ride scores of 82, 85 and 85.50 to finish with 252.5 points while earning $4,600 and 50 world points.

Riley Blankenship (Kildeer, North Dakota) was in third place with a total ride score of 170 as he took home $2,700 and earned 30 world points.Rubens Barbosa (Iaciara, Brazil) was in fourth place with a total ride score of 168.5 for a paycheck of $1,600 and 20 world points.

Skyler Sims (Peculiar, Missouri) finished in fifth place and earned 15 world points while Jay Miller (Liberty, South Carolina) was in sixth place with 10 world points.

In Detroit on Jan. 24, Holmes won the Detroit BDVT event with a score of 174.50 after rides of 87 and 87.50 points. He earned 80 points towards the PBR world standings while taking home $7,150.00.

Miller finished in second place just, narrowly missing out on first as he finished with 174 points with ride scores of 86 in Round 1 and 88 in Round 2. He earned 50 world points and $5,600.00.

Tyler Harr (Hazen, Arkansas) finished in third place after an 87.50-point ride score in Round 1, he earned 30 world points along with $3,300.00.

Wallace Oliveira (Goiania, Brazil) finished in fourth place, earning 20 world points Two riders tied for fifth place with Cooper Davis (Jasper, Texas) and Roscoe Jarboe (New Plymouth, Idaho) splitting the world points and the pay check. The two each walked away with $700.00 and earned 13 points towards the world standings, apiece.

The BDVT will be back in action on Jan. 31 in Salt Lake City at the Maverik Center. Holmes, Miller Harr along with Derek Kolbaba (Walla Walla, Washington) and Brant Atwood (Pampa, Texas) will be competing.

Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Series Event Results:

Jan. 21-22 at BlueDEF Velocity Tour in Battle Creek, Michigan

Final Results (Round 1-Round 2-Round 3 Total Points-Earnings-World Points)

1. Kaique Pacheco, 89-77.5-88.5-255.0-$6,800.00-80

2. John Smith, 82-85-85.5-252.5-$4,600.00-50

3. Riley Blankenship, 84-86-0-170.0-$2,700.00-30

4. Rubens Barbosa, 83.5-85-0-168.5-$1,600.00-20

5. Skyler Sims, 82-83.5-0-165.5-$840.00-15

6. Jay Miller, 85-83.5-0-165.0-$560.00-10

January 24 at BlueDEF Velocity Tour in Detroit, Michigan

Final Results (Round 1-Round 2-Total Points-Earnings-World Points)

1. Neil Holmes, 87-87.5-174.5-$7,150.00-80

2. Jay Miller, 86-88-174.00-$5,600.00-50

3. Tyler Harr, 87.5-0-87.5-$3,300.00-20

4. Wallace Oliveira, 86-0-86.00-$1,850.00-20

5. Cooper Davis, 85.5-0-85.5-$700.00-12.5

Roscoe Jarboe, 85.5-0-85.5-$700.00-12.5

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