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Caption only: Riding high at Days of ’47

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Above, Days of '47 royalty ride around the rodeo arena in the Delta Center Wednesday. Queen Tamara Quinton, middle, is flanked by first attendant Maren Robinson and second attendant Emily Aiken. At right, rodeo competitor Bobby Mote, of Redmond, Ore., hangs onto his horse as he rides bareback in Wednesday's competition. Utah team ropers Brian Winn and Brian Roundy have put together the best average time so far at the Days of '47 Rodeo, which ends Friday. See story on Page D3. Other Pioneer Day events include the Invitational Art Show at the Utah State Fairpark Grand Building, through Friday. Also Friday, the Deseret News/Granite Furniture Marathon begins at 5 a.m. and 10K begins at 6:15 a.m. Both end at Liberty Park, 600 East and 900 South. This year's races may be the most competitive ever. Contenders from the United States and abroad will be competing for prize money and possibly cash bonuses for setting course records. See story on Page D1. At 7 a.m., sunrise services begin at the Tabernacle on Temple Square, featuring musical selections and a speech by an LDS Church general authority. The Days of '47 Parade begins at 9 a.m. at South Temple and Main. For a list of the order of parade entries in the Days of '47 Parade, see Page A15; for a list of what's closed on Friday, a state holiday, see Page B1; and for lists of fireworks displays and parades throughout the state, see Page A16.