Auglaize County grand champion sells for $225,000
By William Kincaid
COLUMBUS - An Auglaize County teen and her steer named Cruiser shattered a record at the Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions livestock auction on Sunday afternoon at the WCOL Celeste Center.
Ryleigh Egbert's Grand Champion Market Beef went for $225,000, smashing the previous record of $140,000 set in 2011. In fact, the whopping sale amount for Cruiser represents the highest bid on any animal ever since the Sale of Champions began in 1968, according to the Ohio State Fair. [More