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Roma and Bollon campdrafts done and dusted for another year
CAMPDRAFT: More than 200 competitors and 1600 head of cattle took to the ring at Bassett Park for the three-day Golden Hobbles Campdraft at the weekend.
Competitors came from near and far, including riders from central Queensland and northern New South Wales.
The program included thousands of dollars of prize money across a number of maiden, novice, juvenile, junior, open, ladies and encouragement drafts.
Golden Hobbles Campdraft president James McAuley said the weekend was a massive success.
“We had quality livestock and the competition was of a very high standard,” he said.
Hayley Knudsen won the junior draft. Shari Knudsen won the restricted open. Theresa Lawrence won the ladies final. Gavin Roberts won the open after he and Matt Durkin tied on 171 points. Sandy Stewart won the encouragement. Cameron Lee, William Goetsch and Jody Crozier won the bareback cut out.
The Bollon Campdraft was also held at the weekend with a range of junior draft winners and placegetters.
Campbell Shenfield was first, with Katie ONeil second, Charlotte Winks third, Sam Rollins fourth, Emily O’Neil fifth, and Matilda Fry and Riley ONeill placed equal sixth.
The highest cut-out went to Campbell Shenfield.
Encouragement awards went to Chloe Southern and Clinton O'Neill. Thanks to Luke Taylor Horse Chiropracting for his continued support of the Bollon Draft.
TOP RIGHT: George Reynolds riding Mississippi in one of the cut out events. The Junior Draft winner and placegetters at the Bollon Campdraft. Yasmin Vidler on Crystal Acres.