As the Bull Riders Only professional bull-riding tour makes its annual stop Saturday night in the Delta Center at 7:30, three-time world PRCA bull-riding champion Tuff Hedeman is the top seed with $20,275 earned on this circuit this year. The BRO circuit is separate from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys' Association.

Hedeman was PRCA world champion in 1986, 1989 and 1991. He is from Bowie, Texas. He has ridden 90 percent of the bulls on the circuit.Second on the Bull Riders Only circuit in money earnings coming into the Salt Lake stop is Jim Sharp of Kermit, Texas, a two-time PRCA event champion. He has won $14,000 through the first three rounds of the 13-stop tour. Salt Lake is the seventh stop.

The 1993 BRO series will pay a total of $286,000 in prize money, concluding with the $50,000 world championship Nov. 20 in Long Beach, Calif.

Terry West ($12,100), Richard Rule ($11,800) and Dan Wolfe ($11,200) round out the top five money winners in BRO.

In the BRO format, there are three rounds of competition. The first round pits riders seeded 11th through 30th. The top eight from the first round join riders seeded one through 10 in the second round, and the top 10 scores from round two make the finals.