Donnie Gay thinks the bull riders were more aggressive in Reno and by the time they got to Lexington, they looked tired and nicked up. And that makes all the difference in the world (and in the wallet).
Nobody accuses bull riders of not having nerve. But sometimes you've got to let patience prevail. Are you listening, Steve Woolsey? Luckily, Woolsey, who returned too soon from a head injury, bounced out of his funk in Clovis, Calif.
There's nothing like winning and putting some money in your pocket. But what some of the younger guys need to realize quickly is that it doesn't last as long as you might think and the energy company could care less how sweet victory tastes.