The Heartland Regional Junior Limousin Show was June 9 in Spencer, Iowa. Rod Ogren, Marcus, Iowa, evaluated 120 head for exhibitors from Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Austen Etherton, Dawson, Ill., led the grand champion owned female. MAGS Sheila is a Jan. 16, 2006, daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon and was the Division 4 champion.
RGMA Sable 691S was the reserve grand champion owned female for Zach Greiman, Garner, Iowa. The Feb. 19, 2006, daughter of RGMA Night Rider 73N was the Division 4 reserve champion.
Etherton also led EF Cash Me Out 601R from Division 4 to grand champion honors in the bred-and-owned female show. She is a Sept. 1, 2005, daughter of EXLR New Generation 071M.
Jordan Straight, Logan, Iowa, had the reserve grand champion bred-and-owned female in SL Dream Walkin, a Jan. 15, 2006, daughter of GPFF Blaque Rulon. She first won Division 3.
Straight also earned grand champion honors in the bred-and-owned bull show with the Division 3 winner. SL Thunder Struck is a Jan. 17, 2006, son of GPFF Blaque Rulon.
The reserve grand champion bred-and-owned bull was the Division 2 winner, LISS Slate 612S. Alissa Johnson, Ashton, Iowa, owns the April 14, 2006, son of COLE Magnum 15M.
Corinne Harrison, Minier, Ill., led the grand champion in the Lim Flex® female show. EXLR Scotch Cap 191S is an Oct. 2, 2006, daughter of LESF Asphalt 9N out of EXLR Scotch Cap 1005N.
NOLZ Selia 359S was reserve grand champion Lim-Flex female for Kaley Nolz, Mitchell, S.D. She is an April 9, 2006, daughter of RLOL 70J out of NOLZ Miss Belle 059N.
Nicole Lindsey, Spirit Lake, Iowa, was the winner in the steer show with her 1,180-pound, halfblood son of Heavens Landmine. The reserve grand champion steer title went to the 1,245-pound, purebred son of GPFF Blaque Rulon that Morgan Ratliff, Westphalia, Kan., showed.
In the showmanship contests, Nick Paulsen of Treynor, Iowa, worked his way to the top of the Junior Division. Kristopher Meyer, Witt, Ill., claimed highest honors in the Intermediate Division. Amanda Lindsey, Spirit Lake, Iowa, won the title of champion senior showman.
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