Small Pen: 2023 NFR Round 3 Calf Report
What to expect from the calves in Round 3 of the 2023 NFR.
Tuf Cooper pulling his slack on a calf in Round 2 of the 2023 NFR.
Tuf Cooper in Round 2 of the 2023 NFR. | Photo by Jamie Arviso

Round 3 of the tie-down roping at the 2023 NFR will see the smallest of the three sets of calves. The small pen is comparable to the TV pen in the roughtstock, meaning a guy can show out on majority of the calves in this pen. Here’s the draw and notes on each calf for Round 3.

Beau Cooper: 49


Blane Cox: 20

Not great to flank but good to tie.

Kincade Henry: 27

Tries the tie.

Cory Solomon: 35

Very good.

Caleb Smidt: 30

Okay, came up the rope.

Westyn Hughes: 75


Ty Harris: 36

Okay, pushed a little.

Shane Hanchey: 7

Very good.

Haven Meged: 71

Ran a little, but good to tie.

Shad Mayfield: 55


Riley Webb: 74


Tuf Cooper: 45

Okay but pulled a leg.

Hunter Herrin: 38

Okay but pulled a little.

John Douch: 59

Okay but squatted a little.

Brushton Minton: 51

Good but strained a tad.