Grand Champion Steer Sells for $185,000 | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Grand Champion Steer Sells for $185,000

View Comments ()



    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.