Sunday Apr 25 2010 comments Wild West Stampede By: Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalChildren ages 4-8 were able to get into the action in the Mutton Bustin' competition Saturday and Sunday. Six-year-old Kayleigh Barker of Gold Run was first out of the chute. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalWyatt Anderson wore a patriotic themed shirt for the competition. Anderson is a six-year-old triplet and along with his two brothers West and Will competed in the Mutton Bustin'. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalFour-year-old Kayden Todd of Wheatland comes out of the chute as Dad grabs a photo. Todd also won the best dressed award. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe California Cowgirls Drill Team participated in the Wild West Stampede opening ceremony Saturday. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJustin Riley Vosgrau of Valley Springs, Ca. on Holy Ghost in the Bull Riding event. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSean Santucci of Prineville, OR was a competitor in the Steer Wrestling competition on Saturday. Steer Wrestling was one of the many rodeo events presented at the Gold Country Fairgrounds as the Auburn Wild West Stampede Rodeo rolled into town for the weekend. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalVeteran rodeo clown Donny Landis kept the crowd entertained Saturday with his rodeo antics. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSaddle Bronc rider Jason Runfola of Cottonwood Ca. on 12 O'clock Rock. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAnthony Bell of Kamas Utah was leading the Saddle Bronc Riding competition on Saturday. On Quinn River Bello scored 83 points.