Strangers band together to win 7 Class – Team Cattle Penning title at Calgary Stampede

CALGARY (CALGARY STAMPEDE) — Niki and Louie Saggione had a hunch that Robert Delude, Ryan Jones and Robb Hanshaw would work well together as teammates.

Their intuition was right as the trio wound up winning the 7 Class – Team Cattle Penning competition at the Calgary Stampede on Monday at the Nutrien Western Event Centre.

“Each of them have their strong points and Niki placed them together because of that,” explained Louie Saggione, who has twice been part of teams who have won cattle penning events at the Calgary Stampede himself (the Open Class in 2007 and the 7 Class in 2017). “I’ve won here before and watching them win was just as good,” he added.

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