Struxness sits in third after first round of NFR
December 10, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Steer wrestler J.D. Struxness has a lot of faith in the horse he's riding at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, and well he should.
"He worked good," Struxness said of Peso, a 14-year-old sorrel gelding he owns. "He remembered being back in the building. I feel like we got a pretty good start. He ran all the way through there and gave me a chance to make a good run at the end of the arena."
The Appleton, Minnesota, cowboy stopped the clock in 4.3 seconds, finishing Thursday's first round in a five-way tie for third place. He earned $7,531 and pushed his earnings to just shy o...