Laughs with JR

The Short Score: JR Gonzalez
Get to know 20-year-old Resistol Rookie of the Year contender JR Gonzalez on a new episode of The Short Score.
JR Gonzalez heeling a steer for Bubba Buckaloo in Sidney, Iowa, in 2023.
JR Gonzalez heeling one for Bubba Buckaloo to be in the money in Sidney, Iowa. | Avid Visual Imagery

With $38,440.31 won in the Resistol Rookie of the Year race on the heel side, JR Gonzalez is No. 5 on the heel side with the top spot within reach.

The 20-year-old heels for 2018 NFR header Bubba Buckaloo, and on this episode of The Short Score, Gonzalez visits with Lillian Kent, Jr. Western Digital Content Producer for BarrelRacing.com, The Team Roping Journal and The Breakaway Roping Journal, to talk about the year he’s having, his partnership with Buckaloo and his special equine counterpart, ASAP.

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