Northern Zone Open Rider: Peter Myles riding Toomba Pinta at ACA National Finals Greenvale. Picture: Sharon Atkinson Photography
This year has certainly been no exception in what appears to be a never-ending tussle for first place of the Ariat Champion Open Rider Title between Ben Hall and Comiskey Brothers, Pete and Steve.
Border Zone Open Rider: Mark Wonka riding Invincable Acres at Pittsworth Campdraft. Picture: Ray Abraham photography
There have been plenty of first and second places for Hall this year and it's this consistency that has ensured is current spot in first position.
Northern: Alan Davison on Mermaid. Picture: Red Zephyr Photography
Ben has a comfortable lead of 463.22 points in front of Pete Comiskey in second place.
South East Zone Open Rider: Joel Hill riding Tiny at Nanango Campdraft. Picture: Framed Forever Fotos.
Steve Comiskey is where we left him in third place with the points climbing and if his recent form is anything to go by, we could see a real contest for the top position.
Northern Zone: Ben Stanger riding Rosay. Picture: Hannah Hacon
Will Durkin remains in fourth place followed by Rohan Marks with 1047.73 and 1001.91 points respectively.
Central Zone Open Rider: Berry Shann. Picture: Cassie Jessup Photography
Article and photos courtesy of Australian Community Media and the Queensland Country Life