Yarrawonga remains invincible on Ekka Santa stage

Ekka 2019: Santa Gertrudis results


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With grand champion Santa Gertrudis bull Yarrawonga Invictus are Larissa Bilston, Farmalogic, Elders stud stock representative Michael Smith, judge Matt Welsh, handler Logan Manwaring, trophy donors Scott and Wendy Ferguson, plus Andrew and Addison Bassingthwaighte, Yarrawonga.

With grand champion Santa Gertrudis bull Yarrawonga Invictus are Larissa Bilston, Farmalogic, Elders stud stock representative Michael Smith, judge Matt Welsh, handler Logan Manwaring, trophy donors Scott and Wendy Ferguson, plus Andrew and Addison Bassingthwaighte, Yarrawonga.

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Its name means it's unconquerable and so it was for Yarrawonga Invictus on the Ekka stage when the junior champion bull claimed the grand champion ribbon for the Santa Gertrudis breed at the end of a long day's judging on Thursday.

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Breed: Santa Gertrudis

Judge: Matt Welsh, Huntington Charbrays, Taroom

No. of exhibits: 154

Junior champion bull: Yarrawonga Invictus (P), D&AD Bassingthwaighte & Co, Wallumbilla

Reserve junior champion bull: Diamond H Valuer V159 (P), HR CD SR Hatton, Nobby

Junior champion female: Yarrawonga Indigo (P), D & AD Bassingthwaighte & Co

Reserve junior champion female: Rosehill Peaches, John and Rosemaree McCarthy, Clifton

Senior champion bull: Canowindra Reality R87 (P), Jason and Joanne Wolff, Emerald

Reserve senior champion bull: Yugilbar Nashville N026 (P) (AI), Yugilbar Pastoral Co, Baryulgil NSW

Senior champion female: Yarrawonga Gigi, D & AD Bassingthwaighte & Co

Reserve senior champion female: Yugilbar Nightingale N055 (P) (AI), Yugilbar Pastoral Co

Grand champion bull: Yarrawonga Invictus

Grand champion female: Yarrawonga Gigi

Grand champion Santa Gertrudis cow Yarrawonga Gigi and her calf with stud principal Andrew Bassingthwaighte, Wallumbilla and handlers Leyton Rodrigues and Tim Hartshorn.

Grand champion Santa Gertrudis cow Yarrawonga Gigi and her calf with stud principal Andrew Bassingthwaighte, Wallumbilla and handlers Leyton Rodrigues and Tim Hartshorn.

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