Last Friday, ABBI Australia held their 2019 SweetPro Australian Heritage event as well as their 2019 SweetPro National Finals.
The best young bulls in the country got their chance to strut their stuff on the big stage inside the AELEC arena at Tamworth.
2019 SweetPro Australia Heritage
The Champion of the 2019 SweetPro Australia Heritage was #830 Deadly Venom who is owned by Troy and Holly Keliher and Dittmann Bucking Bulls. The son of Drovers Dream from a Hillbilly Deluxe cow took the win following his 86-point trip.
#800 Ambush owned by Troy & Holly Keliher picked up the 2019 SweetPro Australian Heritage Reserve Champion buckle thanks to an 85-point performance. This bull is also out of a Hillbilly Deluxe cow and was sired by Kudo Child.
2019 SweetPro National Finals
Yearling National Finals
#777, a son of Iron Jacket put up 87.5 points to win the Yearling division for Wallace Bucking Bulls. The bull is out of the Wallace bred cow W167.
His penmate #412 filled the runner-up slot after he posted an 86.75-point trip for Wallace Bucking Bulls with #-516 from Dunne Bulls completing the Top-3 with 84.25 points.
The Tres Ríos Yearling Champion for 2019 was #-12 owned by Scott Maynes and Dunne Bucking Bulls, and the Reserve Champion was #E2 Slink E Malinki owned by JD Bucking Bulls.
Futurity National Finals
Taking home the top prize from Tamworth was #Y01 from Wallace Bucking Bulls who produced the highest mark of the day with an 88.25-point trip. The bull is sired by the great Little Yellow Jacket and is from the Wallace’s foundation cow #W01.
#610 Honey Badger from Andrew Swain, Mick Gimbert and TnR Bucking Bulls finished the event in second place with 87.25 points. Nicole Kasper’s #33X Wrangler’s Sinister Minister wound up in third place following his 86.25-point trip.
The year-end Tres Ríos Futurity Champion was #27 Pirate Patch owned by Running Gold Bucking Bulls, and the Reserve Champion was #610 Honey Badger owned by Andrew Swain, Mick Gimbert and TnR Bucking Bulls.
Ladies National Finals
#50 Sneaky Freaky won the Ladies division for Heidi Yates with an 87.50-point performance. The bull is a son of Freaky Force and is out of a Yates family-bred cow.
Filling the minor placings was the Jasmine Wallace owned pairing of #753 Mickey Mouse, who posted 87-points, and #77 who turned in an 86.50 point out.
The 2019 Tres Ríos Ladies Champion was #019 Bang On owned by Kristy Murphy and the Reserve Champion #59 Pure Western Happy Thoughts owned by Nicole Kasper.
Derby National Finals
First place in the 3-year-old event was taken out by #627 Ranga from Troy and Holly Keliher and Dittmann Bucking Bulls. This bull was sired by Hillbilly Deluxe and is also out of a Hillbilly deluxe cow. He was marked 85.25 points for his trip.
#X11 Midnight Hour finished runner-up for Scott Maynes after he posted an 84.25 point out. Holding down the third place was #F624 A Force from Stuart Timm with a score of 83.50 points.
Finishing the year as the Tres Rios Derby Champion, was #X11 Midnight Hour owned by Maynes Bucking Bulls and the Reserve Champion was #415 Twisted X Disturbia owned by Nicole Kasper.