Dubuque Rabbit Wins Fair Title
August 17, 2018
“Big Grey” the rabbit owned by Dave Bellmann of Dubuque won first place in the Largest Rabbit competition, judged Friday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
“Big Grey” tipped the scale at 16.05 lbs
Jamie Hora from Tipton took second and third place with her two rabbits “Penny” weighing 14.85 lbs and “Sandy” weighing 14.4 lbs.
Six rabbits were entered.
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 Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.