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Cody Wright


Events: Saddle Bronc Riding
Born: 4/1/1977 Toquerville, Utah
Joined PRCA: 1998
PRCA Career Earnings: $2,542,344.00
World Titles Won: 2 (2008, 2010)
WNFR Qualifications: 13 (2003-14, 2016)
Current Residence: Milford, Utah

2016 world standings place: 6th
2016 WNFR standings place: T-5th
2016 WNFR earnings: $121,481
2016 earnings: $196,927
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (2010)
Tour Finale titles: 1
    Winter: 2005
Tour Finale qualifications: 18
    Winter: 2004-05
    Summer: 2002-04, 2006
    Championship: 2003-14
RNCFR titles: 1 (AA 2007)
RNCFR qualifications: 8 (2002, 2006-07, 2009-12, 2014)
Education: College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls)

Professional
2017 Highlights

• Won the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah)
• Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Spanish Fork, Utah)
• Won the Elk City (Okla.) Rodeo Of Champions
• Won the That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo
Career Highlights

• 2016: Won Round 8 and Round 10, and placed in six rounds to tie for fifth place at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Helldorado Days Rodeo (Las Vegas, Nev.), the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo, the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of 76 Rodeo, the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo, the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo, the Young Living PRCA Rodeo (Mona, Utah), the Cattlemen's Days (Gunnison, Colo.), the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo (Grace, Idaho), the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) and the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo
• 2015: Won the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas); the Amarillo (Texas) Tri-State Fair and Rodeo; the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup (Riverton, Wyo.); the Oregon Trail Rodeo (Hastings, Neb.); the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.) and the Rose City Roundup (Tyler, Texas). Co-champion at the St. George (Utah) Lions Dixie Roundup; the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.); the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo and the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo. Finished 20th in the world standings with $53,769
• 2014: Placed in two rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo before suffering a dislocated left shoulder in Round 7. Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Rapid City, S.D.); the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Kennewick, Wash.); the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas); the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (Montgomery, Ala.); the Texas Stampede (Allen); the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas); the ABC ProRodeo (Lubbock, Texas); Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.); the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.); the Matagorda County Fair & Rodeo (Bay City, Texas) and the St. George (Utah) Lions Dixie Roundup. Co-champion at the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.); the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.) and the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity Pro Rodeo. Finished ninth in the world standings with $130,394
• 2013: Won Round 9 of the Wrangler NFR with an 81-point ride on The Cervi Brothers Rodeo's Vitalix Sacred Sacrifice, Round 10 with an 85-point ride on Stace Smith Pro Rodeos' Resistol's Top Hat and placed in three other rounds; finished third in the world standings with $191,504. Won the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede; the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo; the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo; the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo; the National Western Stock Show Rodeo (Denver, Colo.); the Ram Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Heber City, Utah); the West of the Pecos (Texas) Rodeo; the Las Vegas (Nev.) Elks Helldorado Days; the Sand Hills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah); the Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah); the Gooding (Idaho) ProRodeo and the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho). Co-champion at the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.); the Texas Stampede Rodeo (Allen, Texas); the Norco (Calif.) Mounted Posse Rodeo; the Othello (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo • 2012: Placed in seven rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo en route to finishing second in the average standings and moving from fifth to third in the final world standings with $203,661. Won the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup; the Home of Champions Rodeo (Red Lodge, Mont.); the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Las Vegas (Nev.) Helldorado Days and the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah). Co-champion at the World's Oldest Rodeo (Prescott, Ariz.); the Red Bluff (Calif.) Round-Up and the Eugene (Ore.) ProRodeo
• 2011: Won Round 10 of the Wrangler NFR with an 87.5-point ride on Flying 5 Rodeo's Spring Planting and placed in five other rounds, finishing fourth in the world standings with $214,142. Won the Ram Wilderness Circuit Finals Rodeo (Ogden, Utah); the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days; the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup; the Fort Worth (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo; the All-American ProRodeo Finals (Waco, Texas); the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Dillon (Mont.) Jaycee Rodeo; the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah); the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas); Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.); the Lehi (Utah) Round-up; the Sanders County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Plains, Mont.); Sheriff's PRCA Rodeo (San Bernardino, Calif.); the Davis County PRCA Rodeo (Farmington, Utah); the White Sulphur Springs (Mont.) Labor Day Rodeo; the Desertview ProRodeo (Castle Dale, Utah); the Industry (Calif.) Hills Charity ProRodeo. Co-champion at California Rodeo Salinas (Calif.); the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City, Utah); the Walla Walla (Wash.) Frontier Days and the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas)
• 2010: Placed in eight of 10 rounds en route to winning the Wrangler NFR average title and his second world championship in three years with $247,579. Won Rounds 2, 3 and 6 and closed out a very tight competition with Wade Sundell by riding PRCA Saddle Bronc Horse of the Year Painted Valley of the Harry Vold Rodeo string  for 87 points and second place in Round 10. Won the 100th Pendleton (Ore.) Round-Up; the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo, which included a 90-point ride on Flying 5 Rodeo's Spring Planting, the 2009 horse of the year, in the finals; the Lions Dixie Round-Up (St. George, Utah) with a 91-point ride on Bar T Rodeo's Fancy Pants; the Days of '47 Rodeo (Salt Lake City); the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.); the Box Elder County Fair and Golden Spike Rodeo (Tremonton, Utah) and the Fort Herriman (Utah) Memorial PRCA Rodeo with a 90-point ride on Bar T Rodeo's Son of Sadie; co-champion at the New Mexico Stampede (Rio Rancho, N.M.) • 2009: Won Round 3 of the Wrangler NFR with an 86.5-point ride on Sankey Rodeo's Surprise Party and placed in four other rounds to finish third in the NFR average standings and move from 14th place to sixth in the final world standing with $146,991. Won the Redding (Calif.) Rodeo; Rodeo de Santa Fe (N.M.); the Big Wind Round Up (Riverton, Wyo.) and the Fort Herriman Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Herriman, Utah); co-champion at the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo
• 2008: Won Round 4 of the Wrangler NFR with an 88.5-point ride on Flying Five Rodeo's Sun Dance, Round 7 with an 88.5-point ride on Bar T Rodeo's Round Robin and Round 9 with an 85-point ride on Frontier Rodeo's Wild Bill on his way to claiming his first world championship ($247,416). Won Rodeo Austin (Texas); the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo (Odessa, Texas); the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede; the Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.); the War Bonnet Roundup (Idaho Falls, Idaho); the Days of the Old West Rodeo (Delta, Utah); the Mountain Valley Stampede (Heber City, Utah); The Showdown Rodeo (Palmdale, Calif.); the Santa Maria (Calif.) Elks Club Rodeo; the Lehi (Utah) Round-Up; the Sisters (Ore.) Rodeo and the Lions' Dixie Roundup (St. George, Utah); co-champion at the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.). Led all competitors in earnings over the Fourth of July week (Cowboy Christmas) with $24,288. Finished first in the Wilderness Circuit year-end standings for the fourth time
• 2007: Won the Red Bluff (Calif.) Roundup; the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo; the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede; the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo (Joseph, Ore.); the Western Montana Fair and Rodeo (Missoula) and the Oklahoma State Fair Championship Rodeo (Oklahoma City). Co-champion at the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show and Rodeo and the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days Rodeo. Runner-up at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho), winning two rounds en route to earning an event-best $15,755. Finished fourth in the world standings with $180,221
• 2006: Placed in four of 10 rounds at the Wrangler NFR, winning the sixth round with an 89 on Bar T Rodeo’s Fire Fly. Won the NILE Pro Rodeo (Billings, Mont.); the Oklahoma State Fair (Oklahoma City); That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo; the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Stampede; the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah); the Deseret Peak PRCA Stampede (Tooele, Utah); the Rowell Ranch Rodeo (Hayward, Calif.) and Los Fresnos (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo (Waco); the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho) and the Chief Joseph Days Rodeo (Joseph, Ore.). Won the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and average titles at the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo; tied for the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round at the Puyallup (Wash.) Rodeo; the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days and the Reno (Nev.) Rodeo; finished season fifth in the world standings with $155,834
• 2005: Finished second in the average race at the Wrangler NFR, placing in six of 10 rounds and fourth in the world standings with $147,257. Broke his left leg at the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede over the Fourth of July week when Sankey Rodeo’s Long Shot stepped on him while trying to regain its footing. Won the Lehi (Utah) Round-Up; the Old Fort Days (Fort Smith, Ark.); the Southwestern International Livestock Show and Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Oakdale (Calif.) Saddle Club Rodeo; the Winter Tour Finale (Reno, Nev.) and the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round and average titles at the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo
• 2004: Finished 12th in the world with $93,658 and was 10th in the Wrangler NFR average, picking up $18,591. Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo; the Lehi (Utah) Round-up and the Desert Thunder Pro Rodeo (Tucson, Ariz.); co-champion at the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.). Won the Tour Round and average titles at the Puyallup (Wash.) Rodeo
• 2003: Won the St. Paul (Ore.) Rodeo; the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup and the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.). Won Round 3 of the Wrangler NFR with an 88-point ride on Bar T Rodeo’s Robin Hood, Round 10 with a 91.5-point ride on Burch Rodeo’s Mullin Hill, and was co-winner in Round 7 with an 85.5-point ride on Classic Pro Rodeos’ Slick Willy. Finished third in the world standings with $179,085
• 2002: Won the Southwestern International Livestock Show and Rodeo (El Paso, Texas) and the Calgary (Alberta) Stampede. Broke his leg during the New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo (Albuquerque); finished 16th in the world with $52,851
• 2001: Wilderness Circuit year-end champion; won the Grand National Rodeo (San Francisco) and the Eugene (Ore.) Pro Rodeo
• 2000: Won year-end all-around title in the Wilderness Circuit
 
Amateur
College National Finals Rodeo saddle bronc riding runner-up, 2001

Personal
5-8, 145...Wife, ShaRee; sons, Rusty, Ryder, Stetson and Statler; daughter, Lily Jo…Cody is the eldest of seven brothers (Calvin, Alex, Jake, Jesse, Spencer and Stuart). All but the youngest brother, Stuart, are PRCA saddle bronc competitors. Jesse qualified for the last five Wrangler NFRs and won the 2012 world championship; his twin brother Jake made his NFR debut in 2012 and Spencer, the 2012 PRCA Saddle Bronc Riding Rookie of the Year, joined the club in 2014 when he qualified for his first WNFR ... Jesse won the 2007 Utah high school saddle bronc title and Jake, who finished fourth in the state finals, won the national high school championship...Spencer won the 2008 National High School championship, with Jesse 10th....Cody's world championship 2008 season was tracked by documentary filmmakers from Southern Utah University and Born To Ride premiered in Cedar City, Utah in April 2009
 
 
 
 
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