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Great Yorkshire Show 10th, 11th, & 12th July, 2018  

Judge:   Mr J Jordan, Moortown Gate  Chagford, Devon

There were plenty of celebrations for  Jim and Selina Ross,  son Doug, daughter Carolyne and grandson Logan from Romesbeoch, Shawhead, Dumfries  at the recent Great Yorkshire show which was also celebrating its 160th show, as they brought home their 19th  Galloway breed championship, male champion and junior champion from this popular show which attracts many  visitors from both north and south of the border.     Lifting the championship rosette was their seven year old Nerys 1306 of Romesbeoch  who famous Nerys mother won  many championship, including the Royal Highland Show, Great Yorkshire show and National shows.  Nerys 1306 is a Kirkmabreck Nimrod daughter and was shown with bull calf foot by Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh.  Turbo Tam also received the red, white and blue rosette for male champion, this 2012 born bull is by Blackcraig Quest.  The red rosettes continued for the Ross Family as they received junior champion for Nerys 1921 of Romebeoch, this 21 month old heifer is by Penninghame Winward which was purchased  at the Penninghame dispersal.  

The reserve female Harveys Zsa Zsa was from the Harvey Team, George and daughter, Sophie and Beth.   This homebred 2015 born heifer is by the  Blackcraig Kodiak and out of Ben Lomond Vimto she was purchased privately from Duncan Maxwell to show and their only Galloway cow.  

The reserve male was the Scottish bred bull Troloss Legend -  this February 2016 born bull is by Blackcraig Dec and out of  Troloss Inka and was purchased at the Castle Douglas  Society Sale in February by Sussex based Jason and Sarah Wareham of Little Tottingworth Farm, Broadoak for 8000gns. Legend had been male champion at the recent Royal Highland Show.  

A very special thanks to David, Debs, Emma and Will for organizing the “Galloway Bar as every year   we are very well looked after in our home from home  and it is a great place to meet new and old friends. 

Leading Awards

The Cholmondeley Perpetual Trophy for Galloway Champion
: J & S Ross -Nerys 1306 of Romesbeoch

Yorkshire Agricultural Society Cash Prize for Champion: J & S Ross - Nerys 1306 of Romesbeoch

Slitheroford Perpetual Trophy for Group of Three Animals owned and bred by exhibitor:
J & S Ross

Pair of Animals by the same sire: Heath and Gagg – Emmas Own Princess and Ravenfield Sapphire – sire Fergal of Upper Buckna

Galloway Junior Champion: J & S Ross - Nerys 1921 of Romesbeoch  

Champion Male: J & S Ross – Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh

Class Placings

Bull any age

1st - J & S Ross, Romesbeoch, Shawhead, Dumfries – Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh, 11/10/11, sire Blakcraig Quest                                                                                              
2nd -  J & S Wareham,  Little Tottingworth Farm, Broadoak - Troloss Legend 4/02/16 sire Blackcraig Dec

Cow any age

1st - J & S Ross - Nerys 1306 of Romesbeoch 28/09/11 sire Kirkmabreck Nimrod

Heifer, born on or between 1st September 2015 and 31st August, 2016.

1st - Harvey Cattle, 100 Buchanan Street, Balfron, Glasgow – Harveys Zsa Zsa 11/09/15 sire Blackcraig Kodiac.
2nd - J & S Wareham  -  Lady Silverbell 12th of Gall-way, 30/09/16 sire Lochnagar of Gall-way
3rd - J & S RossDaisy 18550 of Romesbeoch  15/05/16 sire Holsten Oder Z149
4th - Heath & Gagg, Heathersgill, Field Lane, Wroot – Emmas Own Princess 14/04/16 sire Fergal of Upper Buckna

Heifer, born on after 1st September 2016

1st - J & S RossNerys 1921 of Romesbeoch, 27/10/16 sire Penninghame Winward
2nd - Heath and GaggRavenfields Sapphire 08/01/17 sire Fergal of Upper Buckna


Group of Three Animals

1st - J & S Ross

Pair of animals by the same sire

1st - Heath & Gagg