Dinner Bell Derby

The Dinner Bell Derby is one of the most loved events during Nebraska’s Big Rodeo.

The Dinner Bell Derby began as a race to see which colt actually got its dinner first.  

The winner of the Dinner Bell Derby is the first colt to cross the finish line and get to its waiting mamma on the other end. 

This event is open to colts that have not yet been weaned from their mother.  If you think you have a fast baby and would like to enter them, go to our rodeo information page and download the Dinner Bell Derby entry form and return it.

The derby is open to colts of either sex, and we’ve even had pony colts and donkey colts in the past!

Everyone loves to watch the babies run during Nebraska’s Big Rodeo!

Brought to you by Thoene Farm Service, Inc.

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