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Balmoral Show Results Day 1, 2016 - Sheep, cattle and horses

A round-up of the big winners on the first day of the 2016 Balmoral Show.

SHEEP

Hampshire Down

RAM, born on or before 1st December 2015. To be shorn bare on or after 1st January 2016

1st Fletcher J & A, Comber

2nd McGrath, Tony, Dungannon

3rd McGrath, Tony, Dungannon

EWE, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016. To be shorn bare on or after 1st April 2016

1st McCarthy, Mr Kevin, Comber

2nd McGrath, Tony, Dungannon

3rd McFadden, Mrs Victoria,  Banbridge

SHEARLING EWE, shorn bare on or after 1st January 2016

1st Fletcher J & A , Comber

2nd McCarthy, Mr Kevin ,Comber

3rd  Fletcher J & A ,Comber

RAM LAMB, untrimmed, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st McGrath, Tony, Dungannon

2nd McFadden, Mrs Victoria,  Banbridge

3rd  McCarthy, Mr Kevin ,Comber

RAM LAMB, trimmed, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st McFadden, Mrs Victoria,  Banbridge

2nd Fletcher J & A, Comber

3rd  McFadden, Mrs Victoria,  Banbridge

 

Texel

RAM, two-shear and upwards.

1st Aiken, Corbett & Cromie,  Dromore

2nd O’Connor, Mr Paul, Seaforde

3rd  Casement, Ben, Downpatrick

SHEARLING RAM

1st O’Connor, Mr Paul, Seaforde

2nd Ferris, Mr Stewart,Dromore

3rd  McConville, Mr Martin,  Rathfriland

EWE, two-shear and upwards, rearing of having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Gault, Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

2nd Robinson T & B , Ballymena

3rd  Gault, Mr Jack, Newtownabbey

SHEARLING EWE

1st Gault, Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey 2nd O’Connor, Mr Paul, Seaforde

3rd Gault, Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

RAM LAMB, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock No

1st Herdman, Mr James, Dromore

2nd Boyd, Mr Peter, Ballyclare

3rd Gault, Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

EWE LAMB, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st O’Connor, Mr Paul, Seaforde

2nd Tumelty, Mr Gareth, Downpatrick

3rd O’Connor, Mr Paul, Seaforde

CHAMPION PRIZES, £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Texel sheep. Presented by ABP Food Group

SP Aiken, Corbett & Cromie  Dromore

Res Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

IRISH TEXEL SHEEP SOCIETY PERPETUAL CHALLENGE TROPHY for the best sheep of opposite sex to the Champion. Presented by the Irish Texel Sheep Society

SP Gault, Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

Res Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

PERPETUAL CHALLENGE TROPHY & ROSETTE for the best Texel sheep. Reserve rosette. Presented by the Texel Sheep Society

SP Aiken, Corbett & Cromie,  Dromore 

Res Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

ENGRAVED CRYSTAL GOBLET &

£50 for the best Texel sheep. Presented by the NI Texel Sheep Breeders’ Club

SP Aiken, Corbett & Cromie,  Dromore 

Res Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

ENGRAVED CRYSTAL GOBLET for the Reserve Texel Champion. Presented by the Northern Ireland Sheep Breeders Club

SP Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

Res Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

SPECIAL PRIZE, £25 for the best ram lamb provided it is not the champion, in which case the award will go to the Reserve Champion. Presented by the NI Texel Sheep Breeders’ Club

SP Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

Res Gault,Mr Alastair, Newtownabbey

SPECIAL PRIZE, £25 for the best

ram lamb provided it is not the champion, in which case the award will go to the Reserve Champion. Presented by the NI Texel Sheep Breeders’ Club

SP Herdman, Mr James, Dromore

Res  Boyd, Mr Peter, Ballyclare

 

Beltex

RAM, two-shear and upwards

1st Burleigh, Mr Matthew  Enniskillen

2nd Brown, Mr David, Newry

3rd  Harbinson, Mr John, Limavady

SHEARLING RAM

1st Brown, Mr David, Newry

2nd Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

3rd  McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

EWE, two-shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

2nd Barnes Colin A, Dungannon

3rd Harbinson, Mr John, Limavady

SHEARLING EWE

1st Burleigh, Mr Matthew, Enniskillen

2nd Brown, Mr David, Newry

3rd Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

RAM LAMB

1st McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

2nd Harbinson, Mr John, Limavady

3rd  McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

EWE LAMB

1st Brown, Mr David, Newry

2nd McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

3rd McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

ROSETTES for the best group of three Beltex sheep, the property of one exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible. No more than one sheep for any class. Presented by the Beltex Sheep Society

SP Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

Res Brown, Mr David, Newry

ROSETTES for the best pair of Beltex lambs born in 2016, entered in the classes for which they are eligible. Lambs must be the property of and bred by the exhibitor. Presented by the Beltex Sheep Society.

SP McAllister, Miss Elizabeth  Ballymena 

Res Harbinson, Mr John ,Limavady

ROSETTES for the male Champion and Reserve male Champion. Presented by the Beltex Sheep Society

SP Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

Res McAllister, Miss Elizabeth,  Ballymena

ROSETTES for the female Champion and Reserve female Champion.

Presented by the Beltex Sheep Society

SP Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

Res Brown, Mr David, Newry

CHAMPION PRIZES £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Beltex sheep. Presented by ABP Food Group

SP Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

Res Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP for the best home bred sheep. Presented by Mr Brendan Arthurs

SP Burleigh, Mr Matthew,  Enniskillen

Res Brown, Mr David, Newry

Zwartbles

RAM, any age

1st Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

2nd Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

3rd Donald, Mr Ian, Omagh

EWE, two years old and upwards, having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

2nd  Donald, Mr Ian, Omagh

3rd Campbell, Liam, Carnlough

SHEARLING EWE

1st Campbell, Liam, Carnlough

2nd Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

3rd Dorman, Mr Melvyn, Ballynahinch

RAM LAMB, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor

1st Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

2nd Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

3rd Smyth J & S,Newtownstewart

EWE LAMB, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor.

1st Cromie C & D, Ballynahinch

2nd Cromie C & D, Ballynahinch

3rd Smyth J & S, Newtownstewart

VIRBAC UK LIMITED CUP & ROSETTE for the best pair of Zwartble lambs born in 2016, entered in the classes for which they are eligible. Lambs must be the property of and bred by the exhibitor. Presented by Miss Carol Harrison & rosette presented by the Zwartble Sheep Society

SP  Cromie C & D, Ballynahinch

Res Cromie C & D, Ballynahinch

CUP & ROSETTE for the best group three Zwartble sheep, one of which must be a male, the property of the exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible. No more than one sheep from any class. Presented by Judy Maxwell & rosette presented by the Zwartble Sheep Society

SP  Cromie C & D, Ballynahinch

Res Megarrell, Mrs Rachel,  Londonderry

MAGORAN PERPETUAL CUP for

the Champion Zwartble sheep presented by the Zwartble Sheep Society.

SP   Campbell, Liam, Carnlough

Res Cromie C & D, Ballynahinch

 

Ile De France

RAM, two shear and upwards

1st  Garveway Ile De France,   Augher

2nd  Adamson, Edward,

Carrickfergus

3rd Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

SHEARLING RAM

1st Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

2nd Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

3rd  Annett, Mr Melvyn, Kilkeel

EWE, two-shear and upwards, shorn, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

2nd  Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

3rd  Adamson, Edward, Carrickfergus

SHEARLING EWE, shorn

1st Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

2nd Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

3rd  Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

RAM LAMB, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

2nd Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

3rd  Adamson, Edward, Carrickfergus

EWE LAMB, born on or after 1st December 2015, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Adamson, Edward, Carrickfergus

2nd  Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

3rd  Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

CHAMPION PRIZES, £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Ile de France sheep. Presented by the Society

SP Adamson, Edward, Carrickfergus

Res Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP & £10 for the best Ile de France sheep. Presented by the NI lle de France Sheep Breeders’ Club

SP Adamson, Edward,

Carrickfergus

Res Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP  for the reserve best Ile de France sheep. Presented by the NI Ile de France sheep Breeders’ Club

SP Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera

Res Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

PERPETUAL CHALLENGE PLATE and £5 for the best of opposite sex to the Champion. Presented by the NI Ile de France sheep Breeders’ Club

SP Milligan, Mr Rodger, Maghera 

Res Garveway Ile De France,  Augher

 

Suffolk

RAM, two-shear and upwards

1st  Tait S & W, Omagh

2nd Sufferin, Mr Stephen,  Maghera

3rd  Lamont, Mr Philip, Ballymena

SHEARLING RAM

1stTait S & W, Omagh 

2nd Robinson, Mr Alfred J,  Downpatrick

3rd Watson R C & J C, Ballymena 

EWE, presented shorn, two shear and upwards, rearing or having reared a lamb in 2016

1st Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown  2nd Donrho Livestock, Ballymena

3rd  Robinson, Mr Alfred J,  Downpatrick

SHEARLING EWE

1st Taylor, Mr Dennis, Coleraine

2nd Sufferin, Mr Stephen,  Maghera

3rd Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

RAM LAMB, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

2nd Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

3rd  Watson R C & J C, Ballymena

EWE LAMB, born in 2016, bred by exhibitor. Lamb must bear flock no

1st Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

2nd  Kennedy, Phillip, Armagh

3rd  Robinson, Mr Alfred J,  Downpatrick

THE SUFFOLK PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP for the best ram lamb registered in the flock book. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society

SP Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

SPECIAL PRIZE, £100 for the best group of three sheep, the property of the exhibitor, bred in NI and exhibited by a member of the branch. [1st Group, £40; 2nd Group, £30; 3rd Group, £20; 4th Group, £10]. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society, NI Branch

SP Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

S ROSETTE for the best pair of Suffolk lambs, either sex, entered in the classes for which they are eligible. Lambs must be the property of and bred by the exhibitor. Points will be awarded towards the Chestnutt Animal Feeds Cup. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society, NI Branch

SP Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

Res Kennedy, Phillip, Armagh

ROSETTES for the male Champion and Reserve male Champion. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society

SP Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

ROSETTES for the female Champion and Reserve female Champion. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society

SP Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Taylor, Mr Dennis, Coleraine

CHAMPION PRIZES, £50 and £25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion Suffolk sheep. Presented by ABP Food Group

SP Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Taylor, Mr Dennis, Coleraine

THE NI SUFFOLK BREEDERS’ PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP for the best sheep bred and exhibited by a member of that branch. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society, NI Branch

SP  Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Taylor, Mr Dennis, Coleraine

SPECIAL PRIZE, £15 and ROSETTE for the best sheep of opposite sex to the Champion, bred and exhibited by a member of that branch. Presented by the Suffolk Sheep Society, NI Branch

SP  Beacom, Mr G C, Fivemiletown

Res Priestley, Mr Mark, Downpatrick

 

Limousin

HEIFER, born on or after 1st April 2015

1st Diamond, Mr Michael  Garvagh

2nd McFarland, Mr Howard  Omagh

3rd  Clyde, Mr Robert, Templepatrick

HEIFER, born on or between 1st January and 31st March 2015

1st Rainey J & P, Kilrea

2nd McDonald, Mr Oliver  Middletown

3rd  Bailey, Mr Tom,Dunboyne

HEIFER, in calf or maiden, born on or between 1st July and 31st December 2014

1st Small, Mr Dermot, Kilkeel

2nd McParland, Mr James  Newry

3rd Clyde, Mr Robert, Templepatrick

SPECIAL PRIZES, £80 and TANKARD  for the Champion junior heifer born on or after 1st January 2015. 1st, £50; 2nd, £30. Presented by the NI Limousin Club through John Thompson & Sons Limited

SP Rainey J & P, Kilrea

Res Diamond, Mr Michael  Garvagh

 

Aberdeen Angus

COW, born on or before 31st December 2012, in calf or having produced a calf during the 12 months prior to the opening day of the Show

1st Porter, Mr James, Lisburn 

2nd Matchett, S & S, Portadown

3rd Colville, Mr Iain, Belfast

 

British Blue

COW, in calf or in milk, born on or before 30th September 2013. Calf at foot should not exceed the age of 10 months on day of show

1st Martin J & S, Newtownards

2nd  Alexander, Mr James,  Randalstown

3rd McKnight, Mr Colin, Newry

HEIFER, born on or after 1st October 2013 and on or before 30th September 2014

1st McGuinness, Mr Oliver,  Eglinton

2nd  Martin J & S, Newtownards

HEIFER, born on or after 1st October 2014

1st  O’Brien, Mr Sean

2nd Small, Mr Dermot, Kilkeel

3rd Dorman, Mr H D, Dungannon

BULL, born on or after 1st October 2014

1st  Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

2nd Dougherty, Mr Basil, Newtownards

3rd Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

PAIR OF ANIMALS, bona fide the property of one exhibitor and entered in the classes for which they are eligible.

1st Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

2nd  Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

CHAMPION PRIZES, £100 and £50 for the Champion and Reserve Champion British Blue. Presented by the Society

SP Martin J & S, Newtownards 

Res McGuinness, Mr Oliver,  Eglinton

JUNIOR BREED CHAMPION, £30 & £20 for the Champion and Reserve male or female animals born on or after 1st January 2015. Only 1st and 2nd Prize winners forward. Rosettes to be worn. Presented by the Society

SP O’Brien, Mr Sean

Res Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

THE HERDBOOK CUP for the best animal in the young bull class. Presented by the Parent Society

SP Ervine, Mr William James  Belfast

Res Dougherty, Mr Basil, Newtownards

THE NORDEN LABORATORIES SALVER for the best British Blue female. Presented by the NI British Blue Club

SP Martin J & S, Newtownards

Res McKnight, Mr Colin, Newry

THE NORDEN LABORATORIES SALVER for the best British Blue male. Presented by the NI British Blue Club

SP Ervine, Mr William James  Belfast

Res Dougherty, Mr Basil, Newtownards

THOMPSON PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP & TANKARD for the best animals in the young heifer class. Presented by the NI British Blue Club, through John Thompson & Sons Limited

SP O’Brien, Mr Sean

Res Small, Mr Dermot, Kilkeel

IAM AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY CUP for the best animal in the senior heifer class. Presented by the NI British Blue Club, through IAM Agricultural Machinery Ltd

SP McGuinness, Mr Oliver  Eglinton

Res Martin J & S, Newtownards

THE HUNTER KANE & SON CUP for the best senior cow. Presented by the NI British Blue Club, through Hunter Kane & Son

SP Martin J & S, Newtownards

Res Alexander, Mr James,  Randalstown

SHIELD for the best pair of animals in Class 607. Presented by the NI British Blue Club, through Balanced Feeds Limited

SP Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

THE ERVINE PERPETUAL CUP for the best pair of animals in class 607. Presented by the NI British Blue Club

SP Ervine, Mr William James,  Belfast

 

Horses

Hunters

MARE or GELDING, 4 years old, capable of carrying over 14st [89kg]

1st Tierney, Mrs Daphne

2nd Ormedilla, Miss Victoria  Ballynahinch

3rd  Cairnduff, Mrs Lynn,Newtownards

MARE or GELDING, 4 years old, capable of carrying 12st 7lb [80kg] and not exceeding 14st [89kg]

1st Casey, Mrs Sonya, Oldtown

2nd Tierney, Mrs Daphne

3rd Elpaso Equissage, Castlewellan

 

Brood Mares

BROOD MARE, [lightweight], thoroughbred and non thoroughbred entered in their respective stud book, certified to foal in 2016 or with foal at foot. All foals to be led

1st Wafer, Mr Patrick, Carnew

2nd  Wexford Horse Transport, Enniscorthy

3rd  Roche, Mr John Foulksmills

HUNTER BROOD MARE

(medium to heavyweight) to produce high class hunters, non thoroughbred entered in the Irish horse register and not in the draft section, certified to foal in 2016 or with foal at foot. All foals to be led

1st Roche, Mr John, Foulksmills

2nd Rountree, Alison and William  Cootehill

Colt Foal. Progeny of mare in Class 14 & 15. All foals to be led. [no entry fee]

1st Howard, Paula, Ballynahinch

2nd Roche, Mr John, Foulksmills

3rd  Rountree, Alison and William  Cootehill

Filly foal. Progeny or mare in class 14 & 15. All foals to be led [no entry fee]

1st  Wexford Horse Transport, Enniscorthy

2nd Wafer, Mr Patrick, Carnew

3rd  Rountree, Alison and William,  Cootehill

REGISTERED IRISH DRAUGHT MARE, certified to foal in 2016 or with foal at foot. All foals to be led

1st  Sloyan, Mr Seamus, Castlerea

2nd Kee, Charmaine, Letterkenny

3rd  Molloy, Mr Daniel, Athlone

Pure bred colt or filly in class

18. All foals to be led [no entry fee].

1st   Molloy, Mr Daniel, Athlone

2nd Maguire, Miss Joanne,  Moate

3rd  Sloyan, Mr Seamus, Castlerea

Half bred colt or filly in class 18. All foals to be led [no entry fee]

1st   Sweeney, Mr Gerard,  Letterkenny

CHAMPION PRIZES, £100 and £50 for the Champion and Reserve Champion non- thoroughbred Brood Mare. Presented by the Society

SP Wafer, Mr Patrick, Carnew

Res Wexford Horse Transport , Enniscorthy 

 

THE EDITH HARRIS PERPETUAL CHALLENGE TROPHY for the

best non-thoroughbred Brood Mare. Presented by Mr F G

Harris, Ballygowan, in memory of his wife

SP Wafer, Mr Patrick, Carnew

Res Wexford Horse Transport , Enniscorthy 

CHAMPION PRIZES, £50 and

£25 for the Champion and Reserve Champion registered Irish draught mare. Presented by the Society

SP Sloyan, Mr Seamus, Castlerea

Res Wexford Horse Transport , Enniscorthy 

 

IRISH DRAUGHT HORSE

SOCIETY PERPETUAL SILVER CUP for the best registered

Irish Draught Brood Mare. Presented by the Irish Draught Society [NI]

1st Sloyan, Mr Seamus, Castlerea

2nd Kee, Charmaine, Letterkenny

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