2006 Stock Contractor of the Year Teague
to sell bucking stock
won the 2012 Jim Shoulders Award.
PUEBLO, Colo. ? Thomas L. Teague, owner of Salem National Leasing and Teague Bucking Bulls, LLC., announced today that after 15 years as a Professional Bull Riders stock contractor he will leave the business of raising bucking bulls.
In Fort Worth, Texas on June 3 at Will Rogers Coliseum, Teague
, who was voted PBR Stock Contractor of the Year in 2006 as a part of Page & Teague Bucking Bulls
, will hold a dispersal sale of his
2-, 3- and 4-year-old bucking bulls.
co-owned the only three-time World Champion Bull (2002-2004) in PBR history, Little Yellow Jacket, whose likeness is replicated in bronze outside of the PBR's
headquarters in Pueblo, Colo.
also co-owned the 2006 World Champion Bull Mossy Oak Mudslinger and 2005 World Champion Bull Big Bucks, as well as raised two-time World Champion Bull (2008, 2010) Bones.
"I've had a great run," said Teague
Teague was instrumental in helping the PBR secure its television rights in 2001 and helped establish the American Bucking Bull, Inc. (ABBI), the leading bucking cattle DNA registry in the world.
presently owns and will continue to own stock in the ABBI
"This sport has seen incredible growth and I am very confident it will see even more growth in the future.
The PBR bull riders and stock contractors deserve to be treated like world class professional athletes and I'll do whatever I can to help them make it.
Teague's initial sale in June will be followed up in September 2014 with a mature cow and calf sale.
In the spring of 2015 Teague
will hold a heifer sale and set a date to sell his
remaining 2013 bull calves.
is a world class stock contractor, businessman and the PBR's biggest supporter.