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Sire Shootout title awarded to KBV Penfold

By Lucy Kinbacher, The Land

A Simmental sire has made up for his absence in the show ring this year and claimed the $5,000 supreme bull title of the Sire Shootout on Thursday night.

It was a tough-tussle for the final podium spot between two European bulls before judge David Bondfield awarded the overall title to the oldest bull in the competition who caught his eye for his impressive dimensions.

Clay Gully Pentagon, rounded out the top six.

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Caption: GDL’s Harvey Weyman-Jones with KBV stud principals Stephen Lean and Martin Rowlands and the Sire Shootout Champion, KBV Penfold, who received $5,000 for his win. Photo; Jane Lowe.

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