Inglewood Show Campdraft action started Friday morning bright and early with a record number of nominations for all drafts. Drafters travelled from near and far.
The Maiden draft with 191 competitors being judged by Robert Hannah, 1st Shane Corbould on “Tiny” scoring 171, 2nd Kim Daley on “Frost” scoring 170, 3rd Ben Cameron on “Kamara Rustler” scoring 168, 4th Terry Dwan on ‘Tregan” scoring 167, 5th Tanya Bellingham on “Supa Chick” scoring 161, 6th Jim Daley on “Image” scoring 108, 7th Kevin Boyce on “Black Magic”, Anthony Cash on “Lena” and Greg Stewart on ” Lincoln” all scoring a 106. Highest Cut Out score of 21 was won by Richard Pfingst on “Montecito”. Encouragement rider was Chris Rickert. Cattle supplied by Bill Nicols.
The Wilshire & Co Open draft followed, with 146 competitors being judged by Matt McCormack with winners 1st Kimberley Sammon on “Electric Oak” with a score 173, 2nd Jess Sammon on “Lara” of 172 and also sister Kimberley Sammon on” Who’s Divine” 172, 4th Jess Sammon on “Pistol Packing Lena” on 171, 5th Tony MacFarlene on “Jay Bar Bank” scoring 170, 6th Ivan Ardrey rinding “Honey Muffin” scoring 167, 7th Errol Cooper on “Barrister” scoring 166 and 8th Jim Daley on “Flute” scoring 165. Highest Cut Out score of 23 was won by Kimberley Sammon. Cattle supplied by Charles and Margaret Munro.
The Junior Draft had good nominations of 16 with a very excited local girl Atlanta Bynon winning first place on Stella scoring 83, 2nd Kate Southern on “Supreme” scoring 79, 3rd Jorjah Williamson on “Bow” scoring 70 and 4th Billy Goetsch on “Spooke” scoring 20.0
The Juvenile Draft also had great nominations of 30 competitors, 1st Courtney Roberts on “Erin Little Bon” on 86, 2nd John Hayward on “Gatton UQ Mystique” scoring 81, 3rd Abbey Keen on “Harbor Lights” scoring 77, 4th Jack Southern on “Delightful Oak”, Courtney Roberts on “Holly” and Daniel Ward on “Mistletoe” all scored a 22, and 7th Jack Southern on “Flame” and Abbey Keen on “Creeper” both scoring a 21. Cattle were supplied by Gary Waters of “Artunga”. Robert Hannah judged both the Junior and Juvenile Drafts.
Saturday morning after a light shower of rain and a couple of truckloads of water, the grounds were ready to get underway with the Novice, with 203 competitors ready and waiting for another day of drafting.
1st Errol Cooper on “Mistletoe” scoring 172, 2nd Glen Sorensen on “Alibo” and Darryl Hayward on “Quest” both scoring a 171, 4th Glen Sorensen on “Chasbo” scoring 170, 5th Claudia Streng on “Cherry” scoring 166, 6th Richard Pfingst on “Montecito” scoring 154 and 7th Shane Corbould on “Dream” and Steven Wells on “Hope” both scoring 108. Highest Cut out score was Aaron Williams on “Regret” scoring 23. Cattle were supplied by Southern Downs Grazing.
JIM GOODRICH PERPETUAL TROPHY:
This trophy was awarded to the rider of the highest score of the first rounds in each of Maiden, Novice and Open Campdrafts.
Best aggregate total was declared the winner.
A trophy was awarded for retention by “The Goodrich Family” and the winner was Shane Corbould.
Awarded to the Lady competitor with the highest score in any one round of the Campdraft including the finals with Kimberley Sammon the winner.
Awarded to the Highest Placed Local Competitor in the Maiden Campdraft, highest in the First Round (if no Local in the Final) or highest in the Final. The winner was Anthony Cash.
The Campdraft Steward and Administrator for the Campdraft were very pleased with the large number of nominations received. A few late cancellations meant that all riders on the waiting list got to draft. A total of 640 runs for the two days.
We have been extremely happy by the amount of positive feedback received from entrants, particularly on the smooth transitions between events and quality of the cattle provided. Campdrafting cannot take place without the continued generosity of our sponsors and cattle donors.
A special ‘THANK YOU’ must go to all our sponsors, cattle donors, cattle carters and ALL the helpers who worked so tirelessly to ensure that our Campdraft was such a success.
Hope to see you again next year.
Winners and Placegetters of the Junior Draft
IMAGES: RAY ABRAHAM