Border British Blue Club Open Calf Show
The Border British Blue Club staged their twenty-first annual open calf show on Friday 24th January 2020 at Borderway Mart, Carlisle when nearly all of the 21 catalogued entries were forward for judging. This was made up of 9 males and 12 females all UK born pedigree registered calves born on or after 1st January 2019.
The club would like to thank Harrison and Hetherington Ltd for the catalogue and the premises; Massey Bros. (Feeds) for the Perpetual Shield awarded to the champion calf and Norbreck Genetics for the Perpetual Shield for the winner of the young handler class. Capontree Veterinary Centre for sponsoring the prize money.
The Judge Rhys Millichap, Rhymil Herd had the very difficult task of judging the calves.
The male championship was awarded to Henry Jewitt with Sunnybank Orlando ET a February 2019 son of the Bedgebury Kent & Meadowrig Ladana ET flush.
Dean Saunders, took the reserve male championship with Maidenlands Orion ET a March 2019 son of the Boherard Hurricane ET and Ilse VD Jorchrishoeve flush.
Kevin Watret took the female and overall championship with Solway View Oki Doki ET a March 2019 daughter of the Empire D’Ochain & Solway View Elegance ET flush.
The reserve female & reserve overall championship was awarded to Charlotte Alford with Foxhill Olala ET a March 2019 calf from the Affute Du Ry Ossogne & Rhymil Kylie ET flush.
14 year old Joe Pattinson clinched the Norbreck Perpetual Trophy for the third time.
Class prize winners were as follows: -
Class 1) male born between 01.01.19 and 20.02.19:
1st, & Male Champion Sunnybank Orlando ET (Henry Jewitt);
2nd Sunnybank Oclipse ET (Henry Jewitt);
3rd Blackstane Outlaw (K Blackwood & D Davidson);
4th Top Side Outlander ET (Ross & Elaine Pattinson);
Class 2) male born between 01.03.19 and 31.07.19:
1st & Reserve Male Champion Maidenlands Orion ET (Dean Saunders);
2nd Solway View Odin ET (Kevin Watret);
3rd Top Side Our Boy (Ross & Elaine Pattinson);
4th Top Side Olly (Ross & Elaine Pattinson).
Class 3) female born between 01.01.19 and 20.02.19:
1st Sunnybank One In A Million ET (Henry Jewitt);
2nd Croftends Our Lass ET (JE Bellas & Son);
3rd Abington Oreo (Ian McGarva);
4th Croftends Orchid ET (JE Bellas & Son);
Class 4) female born between 01.03.19 and 30.11.19:
1st Female & Overall Champion Solway View Oki Doki ET (Kevin Watret);
2nd Reserve Female & Reserve Overall Champion Foxhill Olala ET (Charlotte Alford);
3rd Oak Tree Ooh La La (JH Pedley);
4th Croftends Oreo (JE Bellas & Son)
Class 5 Young Handler (aged 21 and under):
1st Joe Pattinson aged 14 leading Kinkry Hill Oreo.
Class 6 Progeny Group (2 animals by the same sire but out of different dams):
Generously Sponsored by:
Capontree Veterinary Centre