On Thursday July 18, 2019 Shorthorn enthusiast exhibited at the California State Fair open show. The Open Shorthorn Show was judged by Brent Murphy of Houstonia, MO. Murphy evaluated 33 purebred females and 15 purebred bulls.
Grand Champion Bull honor went to GSC Gold Label 2585, owned by Greg Cardey of Turlock, CA.
JSF Polaris 201F was named Reserve Grand Champion Bull, owned by Sadie Faith Plummer of Herald, CA.
Grand Champion Female was awarded to KRLE Myrtle Bo Juliet 814 ET, owned by Aaron Kerlee of Denair, CA.
Reserve Grand Champion Female was B/F Pretty Girl 8053, owned by Matt & Stacey Bigelow of O’Neals, CA.
Other Champions include:
Open Purebred Female Show Divisions:
Spring Heifer Calf Champion
- Sunny Day FB Countess 4G, Alpha & Sherri Gipe, Merced, CA.
Spring Heifer Calf Reserve Champion
- LC Augusta Pat 3280, Don Cardey, Turlock, CA.
Junior Heifer Calf Champion
- LC Funny Face 3192, Don Cardey.
Junior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion
- LC Funny Face 3197, Don Cardy.
Senior Heifer Calf Champion
- B/F Pretty Girl 8053, Matt & Stacey Bigelow.
Senior Heifer Calf Reserve Champion
- B/F Cherokee Lady 8121, Matt & Stacey Bigelow.
Intermediate Champion Female
- KRLE Myrtle Bo Juliet 814 ET, Aaron Kerlee.
Reserve Intermediate Champion Female
- LC Catherine 2883, Don Cardey.
Junior Champion Female
- Sunny Day Homestead Foxxy 20F, Dennis Pluth, Clearlake Oaks, CA.
Reserve Junior Champion Female
- Sunny Day FB Suzy 8F, Timothy Whitfield, Merced, CA.
Senior Champion Female
- B/F Mary 7042, Matt & Stacey Bigelow.
Reserve Senior Champion Female
- AFR Shannon BB F05, Albiani Shorthorns, Elk Grove, CA.
Cow/Calf Pair Champion
- JP-JP Bar SULL Wild Rose, Juston Plummer, Herald, CA.
Reserve Champion Cow/Calf Pair
- Sunny Day GT Countess 18D, Alpha & Sherri Gipe.
Open Purebred Bull Show Divisions:
Spring Bull Calf Champion
- GSC Gold Label 3283, Greg Cardey.
Spring Bull Calf Reserve Champion
- JT Jake Sensation 192, Jared Tanaka, Vacaville, CA.
Junior Bull Calf Champion
- LC Studer 3219, Don Cardey.
Junior Bull Calf Reserve Champion
- JT Studer 3189, JT Ranch, Turlock, CA.
Senior Bull Calf Champion
- JT Studer 2987, JT Ranch.
Senior Bull Calf Reserve Champion
- GSC Studer 3041, Greg Cardey.
Intermediate Champion Bull
- GSC Studer 2946, Greg Cardey.
Reserve Intermediate Champion Bull
- LC Studer 2869, Don Cardey.
Junior Champion Bull
- JSF Polaris 201F, Sadie Faith Plummer.
Reserve Junior Champion Bull
- LC Gold Label 2685, Don Cardey.
Senior Champion Bull
- GSC Gold Label 2585, Greg Cardey.
Reserve Senior Champion Bull
- LC Studer 2563, Don Cardey.