It is good for Cowboy Rifle Silhouette. Recoil may beat you up in a 40 round match, worse in a 60 or 80 round match. A 357, 41, 44, or a 45 can be used in Pistol cartridge Cowboy Rifle and can still be used for Cowboy Rifle and Hunting.
Good Cowboy Rifle only rounds, which can be used for hunting, are 30-30, 35 rem, 38-55 and 45-70. Of these, I prefer the 30-30.