The 114th annual Calgary Bull Sale is happening this week at Stampede Park.

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Organizers say 144 bulls will be making their way into the sales ring on Thursday.

The sale is seen as a benchmark event on the Prairies and participants are optimistic the buying prices will be high this year.

The average bull sold for $5,700 at the 2012 Calgary Bull Sale — the highest price in over a decade.