Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo Grand Champion Steer earns over $200,000

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo ended Saturday with a champion steer that brought in $240,000.

As reported by NBC DFW, he 2017 grand champion steer was named Rocco, who is a 1,388-pound European crossbred.

“He’s got a presence about him, too, like ‘oh, there’s Rocco!'” said his owner, 15-year-old Mikala Grady. Grady is a ninth grader at Grandview High School.

Rocco’s bid originally started at $25,000. Grady said Rocco’s profits will go toward her college tuition.

“I want to go to A&M and attend veterinary medicine school there,” Grady said.