Bloomfield Bunny Wins Fair Biggest Rabbit Title
August 20, 2017
“Whitey,” the rabbit owned by Kenneth Smalley of Bloomfield won first place in the Largest Rabbit competition, judged Friday at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.
“Whitey” tipped the scales at 17.4 pounds.
“Thanksgiving,” the entry owned by Dave Bellmann of Dubuque, earned second place at 17.2 pounds.
Bambi Thomas of Carlisle claimed third place with “Casey” who tipped the scales at 11.8 pounds.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Thrills, August 10-20, 2017. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.