Ross Draper with his Best Exhibit Red Poll bull, presented by Alan Couch and judge Georgia Laurie. Picture by Clare Adcock.
Ross Draper of Red Cactus Red Poll Stud, took home the grand champion female and grand champion bull. Ross was also rewarded with the Cowlishaw trophy for most successful Red Poll exhibitor.
Champions: Junior and grand female: Red Cactus Trado, Ross Draper, Red Cactus Stud, Arthurs Creek VIC. Reserve: Lagoona Miss Phoebe, Lagoona Red Poll Stud, Armidale.
Senior and reserve grand female: Stormley Queen-Bee, S. Storm and Sons, Stormley Red Poll, Barham. Res: Red Cactus Docsa, Ross Draper, Red Cactus Stud, Arthurs Creek VIC.
Junior and grand bull, and best exhibit: Red Cactus Simba, Ross Draper, Red Cactus Stud, Arthurs Creek VIC. Res: Lagoona Nevada, Lagoona Red Poll Stud, Armidale.
Senior and reserve grand bull: Omega 3 Sunil, Nicholas and Prudence Lee, Omega 3 Red Polls, Quirindi. Res: Lagoona Once In A While, Tony and Lyn Duncan, Sky View Pastoral, Mt Sturt.
Judge: Georgia Laurie, Knowla Livestock, Gloucester
(Thanks to The Land for this photo see: https://www.theland.com.au/story/8151497/red-cactus-claims-red-poll-breed-judging/
Stanthorpe Show 2023 First time exhibiting at this interbreed show and extremely happy with results.
In the British ring we came away with
Lagoona Once In Awhile - Junior and Grand Champion Bull
Lagoona Once in Awhile also achieved excellent results in Guyra winning Champion Junior and Grand Champion Bull, 3rd in the interbreed. In Armidale winning Grand Champion Senior Bull and Glen Innes with Junior and Grand Champion Bull.
Congratulations to Tony & Lyn Duncan and with thanks to the Light Family and PLC Armidale.
Glenleigh Titian - Reserve Junior Champion Bull
Glenleigh Tammy - Reserve Junior Champion Heifer
Kookabookra Suzette - Reserve Senior Cow
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