Terry Hall riding HAZELWOOD CONMAN.
The Quipolly Equine Centre Stallion Shoot Out Event was held over three rounds with round 1 & round 2 being outdoor campdrafts and round 3 being an indoor cut out.
Round 1 was awarded to Terry Hall on “Hazelwood Conman” after scoring 91 points.
Round 2 was awarded to Terry again, but this time he shared the honours with Nigel Kable on “Chevin Ivory” both scoring 91 points. Simply exceptional displays of campdrafting were witnessed.
The third and final round an indoor cut out was taken out by Michael Wilson from Gunnedah NSW riding is resident ASH sire “Soda Justice”.
Terry Hall claimed the overall prize winners cheque sponsored by Quipolly Equine Centre and Codie Law placed 2nd on the eldest son of Hazelwood Conman, which is Codie’s resident sire standing at Yarrawa Park Stock Horses in Glen Innes NSW known as “Kneipps Conray.”
Cattle for the stallion shootout event were supplied by Cascade Poll Herefords of Currabubula NSW.
Many thanks to the team of Quipolly Equine Centre for their continued support of our event.
Michael Hiscock riding LUCKENOUGH HORIZION owned by the Maffra Syndicate.
29 competitors qualified to make the final of the 2012 Landmark Classic Campdraft it was standing room only beside the camp yard and the rain actually stopped for this final feature $70,000 event to be held. For a while it looked as if Evan & Kim Acton were going to take out the double crown as Troy Clarke rode their other mare “Soda Cristal” to hold top position for quite a while during the final, but it was Michael Hiscock riding “Luckenough Horizon,” for the Maffra Syndicate who took all the glory. “Horizon” is sired by Pechey Stud Tradition from Luckenough Joanne.
Mr. Peter Cookson from Dirranbandi QLD claimed the $5,000 vendor bonus as he was the vendor of the winning horse. He sold this mare at the Landmark Classic Sale in 2009.
A special thank you must be extended to Angus Barrett Saddlery for his continued support of the Classic Concept, all Classic finalists received specially made spur straps and Angus also supplied $500.00 to the winners of the cut outs in the Classic, Masters and Open Campdrafts.
All major event winners also received a pallet of feed sponsored by Omega Feeds.
The $5,000 gelding incentive was awarded to Bryony Puddicombe’s young gelding “Yulgilbar With Roys Style” ridden to overall 5th place in the 2012 Landmark Classic by campdraft icon Pete Comiskey. This gelding was sired by Peptos Stylish Oak (Imp) from Yulgilbar Our Miss Roy.
Deborah Thorn was all smiles as she rode “Commanche Hikki,” a Commanche Shorty daughter to win the $1,000 Highest Scoring Lady Rider Award sponsored by Sue Jones & The Australian Campdraft Magazine. Many thanks to Sue for all her support.
Troy Clarke riding HAMPDEN ROSA.
The Landmark Masters Campdraft was a showcase of open age horses purchased from the Landmark Classic Sale held in 2011. Finalists competitors competed for the $5,000.00 prize winners cheque it was Mr. Troy Clarke from Narrabri NSW who rode “Hampden Rosa, sired by Warrenbri Omega from a Blue Moon Mystic mare named Hampden Grey Mist to victory, this mare is proudly owned by Evan & Kim Acton of Julia Creek QLD.
Nigel Kable riding CHEVIN IVORY.
The Hereford Breeders Open Campdraft kept everyone on the edge of their seats as spectators witnessed some amazing runs. The ever consistent and exceptional combination of Nigel Kable and “Chevin Ivory” came out victorious to claim the $10,000 prize winners cheque. Nigel also backed it up and took out 2nd place as well on Ivory’s full brother “Chevin Levi,” to bank another $3,000.00 dollars.