Friday Wright Wins Big at the Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge








Fort Worth, Texas (March 6, 2010) –  Saturday night proved to be a success for Friday Wright, who scored 91.5 in the final ride of the night to take the CBR Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. 

“I knew all I needed to do was stay on,” said Wright, who rode Cude Energy to win the event. “He’s the most rider friendly bull. I felt like if I rode him and just stayed on, I’d definitely win.”

Wright was the leader in the long go with a score of 89.5 and picked Cude Energy, the infamous Cude Energy Services bull.

Cude Energy has reputation for winning. Neil Holmes won on Cude Energy at the CBR event in Nashville. Owner of Cude Energy, Benny Cude, was proud to say Cude Energy was named bull of the event and won the Hy O Silver Spurs.

Team Reagan took home $22,500 for winning the Bucking Bulls Challenge.

Cody White moved to the lead in the Mahindra Tractors $10,000 Texas Swing Series with 173 points at this weekends event. The next Texas Swing Event will be in Del Rio, Texas on May 1st.

For the results from tonight’s event log on to

CBR Horizon Series will continue in Fort Worth on March 12th. The CINCH CBR Tour will head to the South Point Hotel and Casino for the Tuff Hedeman Vegas Shootout on March 26th.

The night ended at the Tuff Hedeman Championship Challenge with Stoney LaRue live in concert.

About CBR:

Led by bull riding icon, Tuff Hedeman, Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) hosts a nationwide, televised, professional bull riding tour. The Cinch CBR Tour presented by Mahindra Tractors is a live two hour adrenaline rush, which also airs primetime on Great American Country (GAC), and CBR broadcasts are seen by over 5 million viewers annually.  Combined with its subsidiary tour, the CBR Horizon Series, the CINCH CBR Tour presented by Mahindra Tractors will visit over 70 venues throughout the United States with over 200,000 fans in live attendance this year. CBR is home of THE REAL COWBOY SPORT and the best bull riders and bulls in the world. We are committed to the riders, the fans, corporate sponsors, and all those involved in the professional bull riding industry.  CBR lives by the words Strength, Stamina, Integrity and Speed.  For more information on CBR, please visit or call us at 817.626.BULL (2855).