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Stock show sees largest opening day ever

The National Western Stock Show announced its largest opening day attendance in Stock Show history with 50,654 fans. The number beats the former Stock Show record of 47,207 set last year.

The opening day event line-up included three rodeo performances, the second annual BBQ competition and an extra long list of events and activities included with a grounds admission ticket.

"What a tremendous show of support by the Denver Metro community and Stock Show fans throughout the region on this, the 110th opening day of Stock Show," said Paul Andrews, President & CEO of the National Western Stock Show. "We invite everyone out to help us celebrate the history and tradition of Stock Show and look forward to continuing the excitement over the next 15 days."

The 2016 National Western Stock Show will continue through January 24. For more information and tickets visit nationalwestern.com or call 1-866-464-2626.

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