The first set of calves, roped in Round 1 Dec. 8, 2023, of the 2023 NFR make their second appearance in Round 4. The first pen of calves was the medium-sized pen, and the fastest run was John Douch’s 7.7 on calf 77.
Here’s how they were in Round 1 and who has them tonight.
Kincade Henry: 54
Tuf Cooper had calf 54 in Round 1. He was 8.8 on him and one out of the money. He ran a little hard and was down when Cooper got to him, but he handled easy.
Cory Solomon: 21
Shad Mayfield had this calf in Round 1. He was 10 seconds on him, and he ran harder. He looked like he was a lighter, taller calf, and he handled well. Mayfield mistrung him, costing him time in the run.
Caleb Smidt: 40
Brushton Minton had calf 40 in the first round. Minton was a 19.8 with his second loop after balling his rope up on the back of the calf’s head. The calf was medium and ran a half step left.
Westyn Hughes: 16
Kincade Henry had this calf in the first round and was 12.1 on him. He was a medium/medium + calf and looked to lean away.
Ty Harris: 57
Beau Cooper had calf 57 in Round 1 but was a no-time. Beau used two loops on him. The calf runs medium but lets off quite a bit in the run. For Cooper, he looked to run on the end of the rope.
Haven Meged: 18
Westyn Hughes tied for third and fourth in the first round with an 8.4 on calf 18. He runs a little and backs around good.
Shad Mayfield: 32
Ty Harris had calf 32 and tied for third and fourth in the first round with an 8.4, despite being off the barrier a tick. He ran medium and was weaker on the ground. Looked easy on the end of the rope and took the tie well.
Shane Hanchey: 70 *Money calf
John Douch won the first round on this calf with a 7.7. He was a on the softer side of medium in his run. He was a good calf but did squat a little on the end of the rope.
Riley Webb: 34
Blane Cox was second in the round on calf 34 with a 7.9. He was on the slower end of medium and took a half step left, but he was great on the ground.
Tuf Cooper: 64
Caleb Smidt was 16.8 on this calf in the first round with two loops. He ran a little harder and looked to strain his legs once on the ground.
Hunter Herrin: 66
Cory Solomon tied for fifth and sixth in the first round on this calf with an 8.7. On the softer side of medium in his run. Looked to be fatter and pushed in the tie.
John Douch: 9
Riley Webb tied for fifth and sixth in the first round on calf 9 with an 8.7. Webb was off the barrier, and the calf was medium. He was pretty fresh on the ground and kicked in the flank but was still overall good.
Brushton Minton: 31
Hunter Herrin was 9.2 on calf 31 in Round 1. Ran medium +, but on the ground he appeared good. t
Beau Cooper: 13
Calf 13 was an extra from Round 1. The initial notes have him down as ok.
Blane Cox: 52
Haven Meged was 8.8 on this calf in the first round. He ran medium and a touch to the left. Meged misflanked him, but the calf was overall good on the ground.