Rodeo success for Warwick trio
THREE Warwick Cowboys won prize money at the Narrabri Rodeo on Saturday to fine tune their form for the most famous rodeo in the nation - Warwick.
A week of campdrafting at the Warwick Rodeo starts on Monday with rough and timed events starting on October 26.
Warwick rider Johnny Osborne was first and second in team roping.
He joined with Moree cowboy Troy Caban to win in a time of 6.05 seconds and was second in combination with Tamworth rider Jeff Miller in 7.0.
Brock Mulhall calls Warwick home and was victorious in the bareback bronc ride with 78, four ahead of Gunnedah star Wade Clifford.
Warwick saddle bronc rider Mark Collins scored 73 to finish third in his event behind veteran Tamworth rider Kerry Wellington.
In the open bull ride, Warwick cowboy Scott Glasby was equal third with a score of 76, four points behind winner Toby Collins, of Victoria.
Crows Nest rider Stuart Mcguire-Spalding won the rope and tie and will compete in Warwick, a rodeo where his late grandfather Jim Mcguire was a crowd favourite.
New South Wales barrel racer Leslie Moore continued an outstanding season with victory in the barrel race and will be one of the favourites for her event in Warwick.