Hamilton Show’s 71st outing a great success

THE 71st Hamilton Show on Saturday, March 2, was a great day enjoyed in pleasant weather. The following photo gallery is presented by New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News as a proud multi-year sponsor of the event. 

1. Hamilton Agricultural Show Society president Angus Denholm welcomes showgowers to the Derwent Valley.
2. The show was officially opened by Mark Shelton MHA, Speaker of the House of Assembly and Member for Lyons.
3. Yvonne Miller receives the Hall of Home Industries “Best in Show” award from Mark Shelton MHA.
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7. Show Society president Angus Denholm, left, with Mark Shelton MHA.
8. Greyhound adoption program representatives Montanna Ward, left, Taylah Hall and Susan Gittus with Fox, Jack and Brent.
9. Hamilton Show Society life member Tony Bradfield.
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12. John Shoobridge OAM judging the working sheepdog trials.
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14. Brian Fish during his working bullock display.
15. Brian Fish working his bullocks.
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18. Onlookers at the main arena.
19. Sheep waiting to be shorn.
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22. Rita Richards with her prize-winning dahlia.
23. Inside the Hall of Home Industries.
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28. Fun on the teacups ride.
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32. Signing-up for the clay target shooting.
33. Chainsaw carver Eddie Freeman.
34. Brian Mitchell MHR, Federal Member for Lyons, addressing the campdrafting fraternity.
35. Participants gathered for the official opening of the campdrafting competition.
36. Russell Fowler from Bothwell farm Bendeveron, of ABC-TV’s Muster Dogs fame.
37. ABC-TV Muster Dogs star Molly,
38. Russell Fowler addressing the show crowd.
39. Russell Fowler and sheepdog Molly mustering sheep.
40. Russell Fowler and Molly mustering sheep.
41. Russell Fowler and Molly concluding their performance.
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45. Show society life member Bernard Brain doing a lunchtime lap of the grounds.

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