Grand Champion Steer Sells for $185,000

By Elvira Sakmari
|  Saturday, Feb 5, 2011  |  Updated 9:40 PM CDT
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Teddy the grand champion steer at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo sold to Happy Davis Foundation for $185,000.

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The final day of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo brought a big pay day for the grand champion steer.

Teddy, the 1,333 pound European crossbred steer raised by Landry Barton of O'Donnell, sold for $185,000 during the Sale of Champions on Saturday.

Happy Davis Foundation bought the steer. The group bought the 2009 grand champion.

Seventeen-year-old Barton said he would save the money for college, he plans to go to West Texas or Texas Tech University.

The 2010 grand champion steer sold for a record $210,000.

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