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Photos: Saturday's Tucson rodeo action

  • Dusty Hausauer of Dickinson, N.D., took 64 points in Saturday's saddlebronc event.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comDusty Hausauer of Dickinson, N.D., took 64 points in Saturday's saddlebronc event.
  • Wyatt Thurston had an impressive ride on Night Latch, but sadly was unable to hold on for the full eight seconds.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comWyatt Thurston had an impressive ride on Night Latch, but sadly was unable to hold on for the full eight seconds.
  • Rachel Primm, earning a time of 18.21 seconds in Saturday's barrel racing event.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comRachel Primm, earning a time of 18.21 seconds in Saturday's barrel racing event.
  • Cliff Kirkpatrick, achieving a 12.4 second time in the tie-down roping event.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comCliff Kirkpatrick, achieving a 12.4 second time in the tie-down roping event.
  • Preparing for the beginning of Saturday's rodeo performance.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comPreparing for the beginning of Saturday's rodeo performance.
  • Annie Bathen returned to the arena this year to sing the national anthem.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comAnnie Bathen returned to the arena this year to sing the national anthem.
  • Zeke Thurston from Big Vally, Alb., took the best score in the saddlebronc event with 78 points.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comZeke Thurston from Big Vally, Alb., took the best score in the saddlebronc event with 78 points.
  • Cliff Kirkpatrick, taking a victory lap after his tie-down roping victory.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comCliff Kirkpatrick, taking a victory lap after his tie-down roping victory.
  • Clayton Tuchscherer from Las Cruces took the best time in the steer wrestling event, with a remarkable 4.6 seconds.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comClayton Tuchscherer from Las Cruces took the best time in the steer wrestling event, with a remarkable 4.6 seconds.
  • J.R. Verzain took the best score during Saturday's bareback riding event, earning a score of 81 points on Satin Sheets.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comJ.R. Verzain took the best score during Saturday's bareback riding event, earning a score of 81 points on Satin Sheets.
  • Victory lap for J.R. Verzain, who took Saturday's best score in the bareback event.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comVictory lap for J.R. Verzain, who took Saturday's best score in the bareback event.
  • Weston Garrett takes 63 points in the bareback event, riding Miss Daisey
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comWeston Garrett takes 63 points in the bareback event, riding Miss Daisey
  • Matt Bright earns 77 points on Lady Bird.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comMatt Bright earns 77 points on Lady Bird.
  • The Quadrille de Mujeres circling the rodeo arena during the national anthem.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comThe Quadrille de Mujeres circling the rodeo arena during the national anthem.
  • The Quadrille de Mujeres.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comThe Quadrille de Mujeres.
  • The Quadrille de Mujeres.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comThe Quadrille de Mujeres.
  • Pistol Robinson of Coolidge, Texas, earned the best score in the bull-riding event, scoring 86 points on a beast named Kiss The Sky.
    Joseph Oland/TucsonSentinel.comPistol Robinson of Coolidge, Texas, earned the best score in the bull-riding event, scoring 86 points on a beast named Kiss The Sky.

Saturday at the 90th Fiesta de los Vaqueros, cowboys and cowgirls put their horses and steers through their paces.

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