St Gregory's College shines in Shorthorn line up

Royal Canberra Cattle Show: St Gregory's Shorthorn success

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SUPREME: STG Ripple exhibited by St Gregory's College and led by year 10 student Macs Rubain, with judge Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn, associate judge Emily Polsen, Grace Valley Livestock, Yass, and sponsor Ben Lawrence, International Animal Health, Sydney

SUPREME: STG Ripple exhibited by St Gregory's College and led by year 10 student Macs Rubain, with judge Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn, associate judge Emily Polsen, Grace Valley Livestock, Yass, and sponsor Ben Lawrence, International Animal Health, Sydney

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All the Shorthorn results and photos from Royal Canberra Cattle Show.

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SCHOOLS were the feature of the Shorthorn judging at the Royal Canberra Cattle Show today, with St Gregory's College taking home supreme exhibit.

The rising 12-month-old heifer that won junior and grand champion female before succeeding in her quest for supreme was STG Ripple, a daughter of Futurity Kokoda out of STG Hannah.

Judge Renae Keith of Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn, said she admired the "capacity and depth" of the high-class heifer who had "great udder development and feet and legs".

Senior champion female was Murrumburrah Nancy exhibited by Murrumburrah High School, Harden.

She was a three-year-old cow by Spry's Primrose Buddy J17 and out of Murrumburrah Frizzle K1 that showed with rising three-month-old bull calf at foot, Murrumburrah Rocky.

SENIOR FEMALE: Murrumburrah High School students April Drew and Vanessa Stone parade Murrumburrah Nancy to take the senior champion sash. Pictured with judges Emily Polsen, Grace Valley Livestock, Yass, and Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn.

SENIOR FEMALE: Murrumburrah High School students April Drew and Vanessa Stone parade Murrumburrah Nancy to take the senior champion sash. Pictured with judges Emily Polsen, Grace Valley Livestock, Yass, and Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn.

Reserve junior champion female also came from St Gregory's College. She was STG Ruby, another rising 12-month-old heifer that was by Spry's Primrose out of STG Montana.

Judge: Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn and Emily Polsen (associate), Grace Valley Livestock, Yass

No. of exhibits: 3

Junior champion female: STG Ripple, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills

Reserve junior champion female: STG Ruby, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills

JUNIOR CHAMPION: STG Ripple exhibited by St Gregory's College and led by year 10 student Macs Rubain, with judge Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn.

JUNIOR CHAMPION: STG Ripple exhibited by St Gregory's College and led by year 10 student Macs Rubain, with judge Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn.

Senior champion female: Murrumburrah Nancy, Murrumburrah High School, Harden

Grand champion female: STG Ripple, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills

Supreme exhibit: STG Ripple, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills

Full report in next week's The Land newspaper.

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