2024 Grand Champion steer ‘Leadfoot’ auctions for six-figures at Fort Worth Stock Show

The Fort Worth Stock Show’s 2024 Grand Champion steer sold at auction Saturday morning for an impressive $340,000.

Higginbotham & Associates, the Fort Worth-based insurance and financial broker group, had the winning bid on “Leadfoot,” a European cross breed steer belonging to 17-year-old Ellie Bezner of Dalhart in Dallam County.

This is the second year in a row that Higginbotham claimed a Grand Champion steer at the auction. In 2023, the company paid a whopping $440,000 for “Snoop Dog,” shown by Sadie Wampler of Canyon.

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