Tro­phy Stall do­nates tro­phies for to­day’s Rodeo event

Stabroek News Sunday - - SPORT -

Get ready to rodeo.

Many of the na­tion’s top cow­boys will com­pete for top hon­ors in the an­nual Ris­ing Sun Rodeo to­day at the Ris­ing Sun Turf Club.

The event, which is a sta­ple on the turf’s cal­en­dar, will see per­for­mances start­ing at 11:00hrs

Events in­clude: Wild Cow Milk­ing, Calf Rop­ing, Steer Rop­ing, Bare Back Bronco, Bull Rid­ing and Sad­dle Bronco. There is also a cat­e­gory for the Best Dressed Va­quero.

Once again Va­que­ros (cow­boys) are ex­pected from overseas in­clud­ing Brazil, Suri­name and Venezuela to match skills with the lo­cals.

Lo­cals are ex­pected from the In­te­rior lo­ca­tions of Guyana in­clud­ing Lethem and other parts of the Rupu­nuni Sa­van­nahs. While closer to home, cow­boys from the West Coast Ber­bice, the Coren­tyne and Ber­bice River will also be in ac­tion.

Yes­ter­day, Ramesh Su­nich and other rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Tro­phy Stall pre­sented the tro­phies to the or­ga­niz­ers of the event in the pres­ence of some of the per­form­ers. Banks DIH Lim­ited, Jumbo Jet Auto Sales, B.M Soat Auto Sales and the Abary Cat­tle Ranch are among the no­table spon­sors of the event.

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