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Silent auction raises money for Utah rodeo star injured in bull riding accident

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Posted at 11:42 PM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 01:54:35-05

TREMONTON, Utah — A silent auction was held Saturday for Tyler Bingham, a Utah cowboy who was seriously injured last month in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

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The fundraiser was held at the Box Elder County Fairgrounds in Tremonton. There were 141 items auctioned off, and it brought in $13,173. The total also includes direct donations to the Bingham family.

The items that brought in the most were the shadow boxes of rodeo gear from Stetson Wright and Sage Kimzey.

Kimzey is a six-time world champion bull rider, and Wright is the 2019 and 2020 all-around champion and 2020 bull riding champion.

Sage Kimzey's shadow box that was auctioned off for Tyler Bingham's benefit auction
Stetson Wright's shadow box that was auctioned off for Tyler Bingham's fundraiser