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Teenage rodeo stars saddle up for Tamworth competition, dreaming of US circuit

Remember the names Bailey Searle, Sophie Edmonds and Lacey Besant. There's a good chance you'll be seeing a lot more of them as potential stars of the global rodeo scene.

Bailey, a 15-year-old cowboy from Willow Tree, New South Wales, has his sights on becoming the next Ky Hamilton, a Queensland export and the world's best bull rider.

Just like Hamilton, the 2023 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Bull Riding World Champion, Bailey dreams of attending college in the United States and conquering the international rodeo circuit.

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Article written by: Lara Webster and Cara Jeffery

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