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BARABOO - Twelve bovine beauties graced the shavings at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on Aug. 11 to compete for first place in the 32nd Annual Wisconsin Holstein Futurity.

Judging this event was Ryan Weigel of Platteville. In this nontraditional show, the animals are entered three years prior to the show and only the best of the entries compete for the coveted title.

This year the title was captured by Dorsland Twinkle P-Red-ET, owned by Emma, Sara, Wyatt and Claire Dorshorst and shown by Emma Dorshorst of Marshfield. The Dorshorst family received $1,500, sponsored by Compeer Financial. Twinkle was also first place bred and owned and first place junior.

Following in second was Heatherstone Brighton owned by Heatherston Enterprises Inc. and shown by Chelsea Holschbach of Baraboo. The Holschbach's won a $750 prize from International Protein Sires. Brighton was also named Best Udder of the show which was sponsored by NorthStar Cooperative and East Central Select Sires. 

Third place was sponsored by Agropur and the $500 prize went to Milgene Just A Game-ET, owned by the Hildebrandt family of Hustisford. 

Exhibitors gave up their white pants and boots for a night of ball gowns and tuxedos to compete for best dressed awards during the event. 

Brett Hildebrandt of Hustisford, received the Best Dressed Male award and $75 from Indianhead Holsteins. The Best Dressed Female went to Ariona Hildebrandt of Hustisford, along with $75 sponsored by Scenic-Edge Holsteins. The Best Dressed Junior went to Jessica Telfer of Fort Atkinson, along with $75 sponsored by the Barron County Junior Holsteins.

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