NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – While Madison Square Garden is welcoming the Professional Bull Riders competition again this weekend, and this year there’s a special trophy.
Artist Arturo Di Modica, who designed Wall Street’s famous charging bull statue, designed a miniature version for this year’s bull riding competition.
He showed off his new creation Friday morning accompanied by some professional bull riders, and of course the original
The event literally kicks off Friday night with the Monster Energy Buck-Off where the top 35 bull riders in the world compete.
Last year’s bull riding champion earned $1.4 million, and riders can actually earn nothing if they don’t perform.
For more information about attending this year’s event, see the PBR.com website.