150th RUAS Balmoral Show REPORT

 

Solpoll 1 Starlet P2 supreme Champion owned and bred by J&W McMordie

It was ladies day at the 150th Anniversary Royal Ulster Show, judge Jen Jones from the Dendor Herd found both her Supreme Champion and Reserve from the Intermediate Class in the Female Section.
Solpoll 1 Starlet P2 from John & William McMordie took the championship. This excellent incalf daughter of the hugely successful Panmure 1 Henry was on her show debut and is the 3rd Henry daughter to lift the Balmoral Supreme title in the last 4 years.

Reserve Champion Barnburn 1 Priscilla owned and Bred by Greer Watson

Reserve Champion went to Bertie & Greer Watson with Barnburn 1 Priscilla. Sired by former National Show Champion Pinmoor 1 Kingsley her full sister was Reserve Female Champion at last years show. Not finished there the Watsons also won a strong Senior Heifer class with the incalf Barnburn 1 Nolana, sired by Panmure 1 Henry.

Male Champion Panmure 1 Monster owned by the Haire Family

Champion male went to last years supreme Champion Panmure 1 Monster owned by JE,RI & W Haire of Dundrod, weighing in at circa 1400kgs he was head and shoulders above the competition.

The Haire family weren’t happy with the one win and took the Cow and calf class with Dorepoll 1 Classic Kim, a fine example of cow with calf at foot.

Junior Champion Kinglee 1 Oyster Girl owned by Gerry and Ethan Small

The biggest class on the day was won by Gerry and Ethan Small with their yearling Heifer Kinglee 1 Oyster Girl. This well grown classy female was a real head turner and one to watch out for in the future. She then went onto win Junior Champion on the day.

Solpoll 1 Playboy class winner

Solpoll 1 Playboy took the Junior Bull Class, a heifers calf going back to breed record price female Stella C16. Not to be outdone his herd mate Solpoll 1 Perfection took the Native & Reserve Overall Beef Interbreed Performance Class the next day for the McMordies, both were sons of Panmure 1 Henry.

James Grahams group of three winners

Richmount 1 Peppermint owned and bred by James Graham won the intermediate bull class, not to finish there he went onto win reserve male champion and in the winning group of three owned by the Portadown Breeder.

Class results

Supreme Champion
Solpoll 1 Starlet P2. J&W McMordie

Reserve Supreme Champion
Barnburn 1 Priscilla. Greer Watson

Female Champion
Solpoll 1 Starlet P2. J&W McMordie

Reserve Female Champion
Barnburn 1 Priscilla. Greer Watson

Male Champion
Panmure 1 Monster. JE, RI & W Haire

Reserve Male Champion
Richmount 1 Peppermint. James Graham

Junior Champion
Kinglee 1 Oyster Girl 561 Gerry & Ethan Small

Reserve Junior Champion
Richmount 1 Poppy. James Graham

Class 583 Cow or Heifer born before 31/12/15 in calf or calf at foot
1st Dorepoll 1 553 Classic Kim. JE,RI & W Haire
2nd Richmount 1 Laura. James Graham
3rd Hockley Poll 1 Amelia. Ruth Leader

Class 584 Heifer born 1/1/16 – 30/6/16 in calf or calf at foot.
1st Barnburn 1 Nolana. Greer Watson
2nd Solpoll 1 Starlet N23. J&W McMordie
3rd Richmount 1 Nola. James Graham
4th Hawkesbury 1 Veronica. Stephen Cherry

Class 585 Heifer born 1/7/16 – 31/12/16
1st Solpoll 1 Starlet P2. J&W McMordie
2nd Barnburn 1 Priscilla. Greer Watson
3rd Woodvale 1 Journey. A&A Armour
4th Baltymore Thora 496. Coote Geelan

Class 586 Heifer born on or after 1/1/17
1st Kinglee 1 Oyster Girl 561. Gerry & Ethan Small
2nd Richmount 1 Poppy. James Graham
3rd Solpoll 1 Starlet P9. J&W McMordie
4th Dorepoll 1 Sally. JE,RI & W Haire

Class 587 Bull born prior 1/4/16
1st Panmure 1 Monster. JE,RI & W Haire
2nd Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite. Ciaran Kerr

Class 588 Bull born 1/1/16 – 31/12/16
1st Richmount 1 Peppermint. James Graham
2nd Lusky 1 Pharoh. John Gill
3rd Lusky Premier. John Gill
4th Kinnego 1 Pharaoh. Ciaran Kerr

Class 589 Bull born after 1/1/17
1st Solpoll 1 Playboy. J&W McMoride
2nd Ballypallady 1 Pride. Stephen Cherry
3rd Solpoll 1 Perfection. J&W McMordie
4th Lusky 1 Prodigy. John Gill

Group of Three animals
1st James Graham
2nd J&W McMordie
3rd John Gill

Judge Jen Jones

 

Author: Editor Hereford

herefordni.co.uk

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