Full Results: Royal Crown Team Roping 2022

Results from the $247,500-added Royal Crown Rope Horse Futurity in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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The Royal Crown Team Roping in Rock Springs, Wyoming, runs August 8 through 14, 2022, with the roping from August 8 through 10. It features team roping for both Royal Crown-eligible horses and others, as well as a 4-and-under, 6-and-under, 8-and-under and Intermediate and Limited divisions.

Full Schedule for the 2022 Royal Crown in Rock Springs, WYO

Monday, August 8, 2022

Royal Crown Zesterra 6-&-Under Open Heading

Rhen Richard One Smart Pistola
Rhen Richard and One Smart Pistola winning the Zesterra 6-&-Under Open Heading at the 2022 Royal Crown in Rock Springs, Wyoming. | Knippling Kustoms Photo

Rhen Richard and his home-raised One Smart Pistola topped the field in the Zesterra Royal Crown 6-&-Under Open Heading in Rock Springs, Wyoming’s Sweetwater Event Center Monday August 8, 2022. 

Richard won third in the first round on One Smart Pistola with a 122.95, worth $500. He also won the third round on her with a 121.62 worth $1,500. He and Denim got $4,720 for the average win, wi a score of 489.22. Full story here. | Full results here.

Royal Crown Zesterra Open 6-&-Under Heeling

Royal Crown Cole Davison The Notorious Spook
Royal Crown Cole Davison The Notorious Spook

Cole Davison and The Notorious Spook at the ProRodeos across Canada behind Tate Kirchenschlager, but Davison took a break with the 5-year-old to come across the border and win the Royal Crown Open 6-&-Under Heeling with a 488.86, worth $5,846.00. Full story here. | Full results here.

Intermediate Royal Crown Heading 8-&-Under

Tyler Schaffner on Inderman Ranches’ Starlight Oak 017—a Royal Crown Stallion himself and full brother to 2021 Royal Crown heading and heeling champion American Greed—won the Intermediate heading with a score of 475.27 worth $4,495.00 for the owners, $1,609.00 for the breeder JoAnn Parker and $1,609.00 for the stallion owners. Full results here.

Intermediate Royal Crown Heeling 8-&-Under

JD Gerard and This Mates Smart won $4,205 for their score of 481.29 on four head, plus another $1,522 for the owners of WR This Cats Smart and the same amount for breeders Wagonhound Land and Livestock. Full results.

Limited Royal Crown Heading 8-&-Under

Treston Brazile and Relentless Glory, bred by Treda LLC and owned by the Relentless Remuda, won the Limited Royal Crown Heading 8-&-Under with a score of 473.19, worth $2,800. The 5-year-old mare is by Metallic Cat and out of the Popular Resort Figure mare Z Oh Six, and this is her second Royal Crown title after winning the 6-&-Under Royal Crown in Waco. Full results here.

Limited Royal Crown Heeling 8-&-Under

Miles Baker and the BamaCat son RO Roll Tide Dually were 483.4 on four head to win second in the intermediate and first in the limited heeling, worth $2,800 for the limited win and $3,480 for the Intermediate. Full results.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Royal Crown 4-&-Under Heading

Tate Kirchenschlager
Tate Kirchenschlager and Meradas First Diver leaving the box to win the 2022 Royal Crown 4-&-Under Heading Futurity in Rock Springs in August 2022. | TRJ File Photo

Tate Kirchenschlager won the 2022 Royal Crown 4-&-Under Heading Futurity in Rock Springs, Wyoming, worth $9,300 for owners Lindsey and Brent Bartlett, plus $1,800 for breeders the Flag Ranch and $1,800 for owners of Royal Crown Sire First Prize Diver. Full story here. | Full results here.

Royal Crown 4-&-Under Heeling

Rhen Richard and CR Woody Be A Dual winning the Royal Crown’s 4-&-Under Heeling August 9, 2022, in Rock Springs, Wyoming. | Knippling Kustoms

Rhen Richard and CR Woody Be A Dual sealed the deal at high call to win the 2022 Royal Crown 4-&-Under Heeling, worth $8,700 for owner A&C Racing, plus $1,392.00 for the owners of Royal Crown Stallion Woody Be Tuff and $1,392.00 for the horse’s breeders at the Center Ranch.

Royal Crown 8-&-Under Heading

Britt Williams spins his short-round steer on Twist Of Style for Dakota Kirchenschlager to win the 8-&-Under Heading. | Knippling Kustoms Photo

With the help of Dakota Kirchenschlager, Montana’s Britt Williams won the 8-&-Under Heading on his home-raised 2017 gelding Twist Of Style, by Twist Of Colonel out of TCB Just My Style. For his efforts, he won $4,600 plus $1,200 for their own Royal Crown sire Twist of Colonel and $1,200 to Williams’ parents for raising the horse. They picked up another $500 for winning third in Round 3 and $750 for winning second in Round 1, too. Full results.

Royal Crown 8-&-Under Heeling

Andy Holcomb and Walkin The Dog winning the Royal Crown 8-&-Under Heeling behind Kaleb Driggers. | Knippling Kustoms Photography

Andy Holcomb rode Liz Hirdes’ Walkin The Dog to the Royal Crown 8-&-Under Heeling title, worth $4,500 to Hirdes plus $675 to breeders WR DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS LP and owners of Royal Crown Stallion War Bird Dog. Full Results.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Royal Crown 6-&-Under Heading

Rhen Richard and Chics Magic Corona
Rhen Richard and Chics Magic Corona notching their second Royal Crown win of 2022 with Jeremy Buhler heeling. | Knippling Kustoms

Rhen Richard picked up his third Royal Crown win of the week in Rock Springs, this time on Chics Magic Corona for $8,280 for A&C Racing plus $1,725 for the Flag Ranch and $1,725 for the owners of the late Royal Crown stallion FuryoftheWind.

Royal Crown 6-&-Under Heeling

J.D. Yates and Probably A Shiner owned by Mike VanEgdom. | Knippling Kustoms Photos

J.D. Yates battled back with his last bullet of the week to claim the Royal Crown 6-&-Under Heeling title on the buckskin stallion Probably A Shiner, owned and raised by client Mike VanEgdom. The win—which bested the field of top heelers like Cole Davison and Dakota Kirchenschlager, was worth $9,750 for the owner, plus $1,935 for the breeder and $1,935—all VanEgdom. Full results coming soon here.

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