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Canadian Dakota Buttar in contention after second day of Stampede's bull riding

07/04/2015 08:43 EDT | Updated 07/04/2016 05:59 EDT
CALGARY - Canada's Dakota Buttar and Brazil's Joao Ricardo Vieira tied for the best bull riding score on Saturday at the Calgary Stampede.

Buttar, of Kindersley, Sask., and Vieira both scored 88.00 in their second performances.

Mike Lee of the United States was third after scoring an 87.50 and leads the overall standings. Buttar is second and Vieira third.

American Tanner Aus recorded the best score in the second bareback performance with an 86.50. Clint Laye of Cadogan, Alta., is first overall.

Tanner Milan, K.C. Jones and Kyle Irwin all scored 4.2 in the steer wrestling. Milan, of Cochrane, Alta., leads the standings.

Rusty Wright and Cody DeMoss, both of the U.S., scored 87.50 in the saddle bronc. DeMoss leads all riders.

American Marty Yates managed the lowest score in the tie down roping with a 6.8 while New Zealand's Carmel Wright had a 17.72 in the ladies barrel racing.

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