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ECHUCA PRO RODEO, VIC FEBRUARY 25 ENTRY DATES: February 16/17
HARVEYDALE RODEO, TAS FEBRUARY 26 ENTRY DATES: February 16/17
19 January, 2015

RODEO ACTION THIS WEEKEND AT WILMINGTON

Rodeo action this weekend at Wilmington (SA) and Harveydale (Tas)

 

LEE Kimber and Luke Hamilton will be two to watch in Australian Professional Rodeo Association rodeos in South Australia and Tasmania during the Australia Day long weekend.

Lee Kimber from Lockington in Victoria will be one of the favourites in timed events at Wilmington (SA) on Saturday, January 24, after winning a double at Carrieton (SA) during the Christmas Run.

He won the steer wrestling and rope and tie at Carrieton and backed up to win the steer wrestling at Tumbarumba in New South Wales.

While equally adept at all three timed events, Kimber is performing best in steer wrestling.

He started the year in sixth place on APRA standings and is set to move closer to the leader after his steer wrestling success over the holiday period.

Three brothers, David and Leslie Stacey, and Glen Kent will be the riders to beat in the saddle bronc at Wilmington on Saturday.

David scored 80 to win the saddle bronc at Carrieton from Glen Kent on 78 and Leslie on 77.

Two of the riders to watch in the barrel race will be South Australian star Renee Pearson and Cherie O’Donoghue who will make the trek from Lockington (Vic).

Luke Hamilton, of Stowport, Tasmania, was one of the riders to win two events on the Christmas Run in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

He is one of 90 nominations for the Harveydale Rodeo in Tasmania on Monday, Australia Day.

Hamilton won the steer wrestling at Yarrawonga (Vic) in a time of 4.4 seconds and the rope and tie at the 79th anniversary rodeo at Tumbarumba in 10.2 seconds.

Hamilton won the team roping at the Carrick Rodeo in Tasmania earlier this month in combination with Gary King and is the highest placed Tasmanian in APRA standings.

Both the Harveydale and Wilmington rodeos are for championship points in the APRA.

Winners at Carrick: Open: Saddle bronc Ty King; rope and tie Gary King; steer wrestling Damien Viney; team roping Gary King and Luke Hamilton; barrel race Jodie King, breakaway roping Ashleigh Good.

Junior: Barrel race Ty King; barrel race Denvah Mills; breakaway roping Kolt Ferguson.

Second division: Saddle bronc Ty King, bull ride Adam Clark; bareback Adam Clark.

APRA Program: January rodeos: January 17 Ulverstone (Tas); January 24 Wilmington (SA); January 26 Harveydale (Tas).

February rodeos: February 7 Peterborough (SA); February 7 Wagga Wagga (NSW); February 14 Ballarat (Vic); February 14 Ross (Tas); February 14 Hay (NSW); February 21 Narrandera (NSW); February 21 Whittlesea (Vic); February 28 Sale (Vic); February 28 Millmerran Show Rodeo; February 28 Powrana Bull Ride and Rodeo (Tas).

March rodeos: March 6 Kyabram (Vic); March 7 Merrijig (Vic); March 7 Gowrie Park (Tas); March 8 Chiltern (Vic); March 14 Clare (SA); March 21 Comet (Qld).

 

More information or requests for more photos to APRA on (07)4661 8183.



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