Bangalow 2015 Showgirl winner Meaghan Davis and fellow competitors Jaymee Banks, Mikayla Savins, Stephanie Dengate and Meg Mitchell join 2014 Showgirl Amrita Singh (centre) at the show on Saturday.
Bangalow 2015 Showgirl winner Meaghan Davis and fellow competitors Jaymee Banks, Mikayla Savins, Stephanie Dengate and Meg Mitchell join 2014 Showgirl Amrita Singh (centre) at the show on Saturday. Rodney Stevens

In a show of support Bangalow performs

SIZZLING temperatures didn't stop thousands of spectators and entrants from enjoying the 116th Bangalow Show on Saturday.

Bangalow Show Society secretary Karen Ryan said visitors had flocked to the show despite temperatures in the region nearing 40 degrees.

Trudi Fitzgerald and Shorty Brown of Kidz Klub Australia.
Trudi Fitzgerald and Shorty Brown of Kidz Klub Australia.

"This year was a great show and, despite the heat, it was a great success.

"The stockman ironman was one of the highlights in the ring, the crowd loved it.

"Also the belt, buckle and boot and the musical chairs done with horses proved popular," she said.

Five beauties stunned the crowds in the traditional Showgirl contest with Bangalow's 22-year-old Meg Mitchell taking the title from Jaymee Banks, 18.

All day Viv's Farm animal's exhibit attracted the crowds.

The Bangalow Poultry Club's exhibit drew 350 entries from around the region including some birds that were raised by children.

Alex Sullivan leads AMS Cooper for the cattle judging.
Alex Sullivan leads AMS Cooper for the cattle judging.

Ring steward Peter Mortimore said there had been about 200 entries across all three rings.

"The standard was particularly high, with some really well turned out horses," he said.

"The heat didn't affect the horses, they generally deal with it pretty well but it did affect some of the riders."

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