Kaycee Field in Lead at National Finals Rodeo

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Kaycee Feild won the eighth round of the National Finals Rodeo on Thursday night with an 87-point ride on Kate's Hot Sister to increase his lead in the bareback season standings.

Field, from Payson, Utah, also leads the event aggregate standings with two rounds left.

The defending world champion Feild has earned $222,475 this season. Will Lowe of Canyon, Texas, who placed second with an 85 on Three B's, remained second with $182,283.

In the NFR aggregate standings, Feild has 672 points for eight rides. He has cashed a check by finishing among the top six in every round except the seventh, and leads all bareback riders with $80,636 in the NFR.