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2016 Galloway National Show - Dumfries and Lockerbie Show
With one of the largest show of Galloways forward for a National Show in recent years and the 11th Galloway World Congress in attendance, Dumfries and Lockerbie Show promised to be a cracking event and it did not disappoint. With the sun shining on the exception quality of cattle and the packed ringside, the whole day showcased the very best of what the Galloway breed has to offer and with an additional 250 delegates from 15 different countries, the ringside had an air of excitement which might never by repeated.
Lifting the overall championship award was the male champion Blackcraig Sid, this massive bull from John, Ann and Iain Finlay, Blackcraig, Corsock, Castle Douglas is an 2010 born Blackcraig Nimrod son and out of FinMac Libby N195, which was an ET import with Willie MacLean and goes back to Australian blood lines. Blackcraig Sid was overall Champion at the 2016 Royal Highland Show.
Reserve overall and junior champion was the very stylish heifer Lady Silverbell 11th of Gall-way from David and Rosemarie Cornthwaite, Balgray Hill, Lockerbie, this September 2014 was purchased from Dennis and Margaret Gall in a private deal when Dennis decided to retire. Silverbell is by Lochnagar of Gall-way who only fathered 6 calves and out of the famous Silverbell family which goes back to the Corrie herd.
The reserve male was Coldplay of Fingland who stood second to Blackcraig Sid in the old bull class was exhibited by Klondyke Farms Ltd, Shancastle, Moniaive, Thornhill, Dumfries, this 5 year old bull was bred by Jimmy Wallace at Fingland, Dalry and is by Kirkmabreck Monarch and out of Lady Polka of Fingland. Coldplay was purchased in the private deal from Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Kilnstown, Bewcastle, Carlisle who retain a half share.
Troloss Jackie from Troloss Farms Ltd, Elvanfoot, Biggar was reserve female champion, this two year old heifer was expertly shown by stockman Joe Cockburn, is by the 12000gns Blackcraig Rasputin – who’s sons have sold at up to 9200gns and out of Troloss Gypsy, which goes back to one of the foundation Whitehill cows. Jackie stood female and reserve overall champion at the 2016 Royal Highland Show.
The second place heifer to the junior and female champion lifted the reserve junior award – Michael McCornick’s, Barquhill Dusty H747 took the blue and white rosette, this 23 month old bred at Barquhill, Newton Stewart was following on to her sire Blackcraig Sid’s winnings ways.
To end this fabulous day, Blackcraig Sid was awarded the Champion of Champions, a deserving winner over the other 13 beef breeds.
Congratulations to Beth Harvey, 100 Buchanan Street, Balfron, Glasgow who received 1st place in the young handlers competition kindly sponsored by John and Margaret Maxwell, Jaw, Fintry, Glasgow, this was a very tough competition as there were 7 contestants in total.
BULL BORN BEFORE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014
1st J & A Finlay, Blackcraig, Corsock – Blackcraig Sid, 11/09/10, sire Blackcraig Nimrod, dam Finmac Libby N195
2nd Klondyke Farms Ltd, Shancastle, Moniaive, Thornhill – Coldplay of Fingland, 12/04/11, sire Kirkmabreck Monarch, dam Lady Polka of Fingland
3rd J & S Ross, Romesbeoch, Shawhead, Dumfries – Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh, 11/10/11, sire Blackcraig Quest, dam Nerys Patricia of Nether Cleugh
4th D & R Cornthwaite, Balgray Hill, Lockerbie – Ballavair Black Magic, 06/05/12, sire Klondyke Powerplay dam Lochdochart Patsy N527
BULL BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014
1st Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke Yak, 10/09/14, sire Klondyke Solution, dam Klondyke Classy
2nd Kilnstown Farms Ltd, Kilnstown, Bewcastle, Carlisle – Welling of Kilnstown,12/04/15, sire Coldpay of Fingland, dam Marina 67th of Kilnstown
3rd D & R Cornthwaite – Leo of Balgray, 05/03/15, sire Ballavair Blackmagic, dam Barlaes Grace.
4th Peter Hunter Blair, Nether Cleugh, Dalry, Castle Douglas - Wyoming of Nether Cleugh, 17/04/15, sire Blackcraig Tom Tom, dam Nerys Quintanna of Nether Cleugh.
5th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke Yesman, 29/9/14, sire Kirkstead Taurus, dam Klondyke Etana
6th Michael McCornick, Barquhill, Newton Stewart – Barquhill Barney, 15/09/14, sire Blackcraig Titan, dam Balckcraig Moss Ross T426
7th J & S Ross – Penninghame Windward, 14/10/2014, sire Kirkmabreck Upstart, dam Penninghame Rhapsody
8th Troloss Farms, Troloss, Elvanfoot, Biggar, Lanarkshire – Troloss Kasbian, 21/03/15, sire Blackcraig Dec, dam Troloss Guinevere
COW IN CALF OR IN MILK BORN BEFORE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2012
1st J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Noreen S379, 09/11/10, sire Finmac Norseman, dam Blackcraig Noreen N190
2nd J & S Ross – Beauty 1185 of Romesbeoch, 11/09/10, sire Kirkmabreck Nimrod, dam Beauty C704 of Romesbeoch
3rd Michael McCornick – Blackcraig Moss Ross, sire Finmac Norseman, dam Blackcraig Moss Rose P276
4th Klondyke Farms Ltd- Klondyke Elite, 27/05/09, sire Holsten Ed N54, dam Klondyke Velocity.
COW IN CALF OR IN MILK BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST SEPTEMBER 2012 AND BEFORE 31ST SEPTEMBER 2013
1st J & S Ross – Beauty C1437 of Romesbeoch, 15/09/2012, sire Kirkmabreck Nimrod, dam Beauty C548 of Romesbeoch
1st Peter Hunter Blair – Foxglove Violet of Nether Cleugh, 12/09/13, sire Blackcraig Tom Tom, dam Foxglove Primular of Nether Cleugh
2nd J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Moss Rose V495, 14/0/13, sire Blackcraig Rasputin, dam Blackcraig Moss Rose R338
3rd Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondhyke Illusion, 02/10/13, sire Klondyke Solution, dam Klondyke Yazmine
4th J & S Ross – Moira of Romesbeoch
5th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke Instep, 27/09/13, sire Klondyke Solution, dam Klondyke Breezy.
HEIFER IN CALF OR IN MILK BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST JANUARY 2014 AND BEFORE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014
1ST Troloss Farms – Troloss Jackie, 06/03/14, sire Blackcraig Rasputin, dam Troloss Gypsy
2nd Troloss Farms – Troloss Jess, 21/02/14, sire Blackcraig Rasputin, dam Troloss Gem
3rd J & S Ross – Winifred of Romesbeoch
HEIFER BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST SEPTEMBER 2014 AND BEFORE 1ST JANUARY 2015
1st D & R Cornthwaite – Lady Silverbell 11th of Gall-way, 27/09/14 sire Lochnagar of Gall-way, dam Lady Silverbell 7th of Gall-way
2nd Michael McCornick – Barquhill Dusty H747, 06/09/14, sire Blackcraig Sid, dam Blackcraig Dusty
3rd J & S Ross – Nerys 1668 of Romesbeoch
4th J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Libby W542, 01/09/14, sire Blackcraig Sid, dam Finmac Libby S401
5th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke June, 29/09/14, sire Kirkstead Taurus, dam Klondyke Fawn
6th Peter Hunter Blair – Countess Winnie of Nether Cleugh, 07/10/14, sire Blackcraig Tom Tom, dam Countess Patsy of Nether Cleugh
7th J & S Ross
8th Andrew Hunter Blair – Penninghame Winsome, 03/10/2014, sire Kirkmabreck Upstart, dam Penninghame Quiz
9th Shona McKinnel, Garrarie, Whithorn, Newton Stewart – Garrarie Bonnie Lass, 29/11/14, sire Barquill Charlie, dam Crailloch Gentian.
HEIFER BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST SPETEMBER 2015
1st Troloss Farms – Sensation 1st of Troloss, 21/03/15, sire Blackcraig Dec, dam Ben Lomond Keepsake
2nd Troloss Farms - Sapphire 1st of Troloss, 05/02/14, sire Troloss Impeccable, dam Troloss Bell
3rd D & R Cornthwaite – Liberty Bell of Balgray,12/01/15, sire Lochnagar of Gall-way,dam Lady Silverbell 9th of Gall-way
4th J & S Ross – Beauty of Romesbeoch
5th Troloss Farms – Mercedes 1st of Troloss, 17/02/15, sire Troloss Impeccable, dam Troloss Charm
BULL CALF BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST SEPTEMBER 2015
1st J & S Ross
2nd J & A Finlay
3rd J & A Finlay
4th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke Zeppelin, 22/09/15, sire Holsten Oder Y77, dam Klondyke Favourite
5th J & S Ross
6th J & S Ross
7th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke Zodiak, 06/09/15, sire Holsten Oder Y77, dam Klondyke Elite
8th J & A Finlay
9th Kilnstown Farms Ltd – 03/09/15, sire Coldplay of Fingland, dam Doreen 31st of Kilnstown
10th Michael McCornick – Barquhill Bombay, 10/11/15, sire Barquhill Dominator, dam Blackcraig Moss Rose T426
HEIFER CALF BORN ON OR AFTER 1ST SEPTEMBER 2015
1st J & A Finlay
2nd J & S Ross – Beauty of Romesbeoch
3rd J & S Ross – Bertha of Romesbeoch
4th J & A Finlay
5th George Harvey, 100 Buchanan Street, Balfron, Glasgow – Harveys Zsa Zsa 11/09/15, sire Blackcraig Kodiac, dam Ben Lomond Vimto
6th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Klondyke Kaz, 07/09/15, Sire Holsten Oder Y77, dam Kondyke Cookie
7th Shona McKinnel – Garrarie Miss Molly 21/012/15, sire Invincible of Balgray, dam Garrarie Maggie May
8th Calum Cook, Glendoune, Girvan – Glendoune Bluebell, 19/12/15, sire Kirkmabreck Upstart, dam Penninghame Jasmine
SINGLE STEER to be led
1st Klondyke Farms Ltd
2nd Jennifer Hyslop, Balluskie, Barrhill, Girvan – Mummy’s Boy, sire Coldplay of Fingland
3rd Rena Paterson, Low Three Mark, Stoneykirk, Stranraer – Supersonic, 20/04/15, sire Coldplay of Fingland
4th Kilnstown Farms Ltd – 01/04/15, sire Coldplay of Fingland, dam Marina 61st of Kilnstown
5th Alastair Paterson, Low Three Mark, Stoneykirk, Stranraer – Super Ally, 04/09/14, sire Buccleuch Adonis
PAIR OF ANIMALS to be drawn from the above classes.
1st Troloss Farms – Troloss Jess & Jackie
2nd J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Sid & Blackcraig Noreen S379
3rd J & S Ross – Beauty 1185 of Romesbeoch & Beauty 1437 of Romesbeoch
4th Klondyke Farms Ltd – Coldplay of Fingland & Klondyke Zodiak
5th D & R Cornthwaite
6th A & R Paterson
Junior Champion – D & R Cornthwaite – Lady Silverbell 11th of Gall-way
Reserve Junior Champion – Michael McCornick = Barquhill Dusty H747
Male Champion – J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Sid
Reserve Male Champion – Klondyke Farms Ltd – Coldplay of Fingland
Female Champion – D & R Cornthwaite – Lady Silverbell 11th of Gall-way
Reserve Female Champion – Troloss Frams – Troloss Jackie
Overall Champion – J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Sid
Reserve Overall Champion – D & R Cornthwaite – Lady Silverbell 11th of Gall-way
Dumfries Show Trophies
Union Challenge Cup For Best Galloway Won by J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Sid
Lockerbie Agricultural Society Challenge Cup for Best Group of two animals Won by Troloss Farms
The Bell-Irving Silver Perpetual Challenge Cup to be award to the Best Galloway from the old Lockerbie Show Area – D & R Cornthwaite, Balgray Hill, Lockerbie
Starlyne/Macmin Minerals Ltd Vouchers for the most points won by J & A Finlay, reserve J & S Ross.
National Show Trophies
Championship Animal - Perpetual trophy kindly presented by the Family of the late Frank Hunter Blair won by J & A Finlay – Blackcraig Sid
Pair of animals (led) – Perpetual trophy presented by Mr John McIlwraith, Canada won by Troloss Farms Ltd
Young Handlers Trophy presented by Mr & Mrs Maxwell, Jaw, Drymen won by Beth Harvey, 100 Buchanan Street, Balfron, Glasgow.