Despite fears last week that the Great Yorkshire Show would be cancelled, true Yorkshire determination showed that the ‘show would go on’. And on it did, with record livestock entries (there were nearly 3000 sheep on the showground) and by the looks of yesterday, record attendance on the second day of the event.

Soon to be a TV star as well as a regular show stopper, the Crawford Brothers’ Limousin bull, Sauvignon took the coveted Interbreed beef title.

Commenting on the win, Raymond disclosed to Taking Stock that after an appearance at the Royal Welsh in a couple of weeks time, Sauvignon would return to Northern Ireland to feature in a BBC/UTV documentary.

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Placed reserve was the outstanding Charolais bull of Dermot Small, shown by David Cormack and heading for the Royal Welsh Show for another head to head with Sauvignon.

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Results

Beef

Interbreed Crawford Brothers’ Limousin bull Sauvignon; res, D Small’s Charolais bull Cretlavane Albert

Beef Shorthorn
M A Holmes’ bull Holmeere Alastair; res, J L Dunlop’s Tarrant Yucca

Lincoln Red
H M Needler’s bull Walmer Jenson; res, H M Needler’s cow Walmer Lobelia F2

Aberdeen Angus T Rennie’s cow Mosston Muir Jennifer Erica; res, T Rennie’s bull Warrenho Emperor D140

Hereford B Ellis’ cow Leo’s Pride 1 Chance; res, P T English’s heifer Churchlands Estate 1 Leslie BT1

Galloway
J and S Ross’ cow Doon Of Urr Nerys 42nd; res, J and S Ross’ heifer Daisy 308 of Romesbeoch

Belted Galloway
M Arbib’s bull Howemill Indigo; res, J E Taylor’s cow Tobergill Heidi

Highland K Logan’s cow Ban Iarla Morag 3rd of Munlochy; res, J Price Edwards’ bull Robbies 2nd of Hellifield

South Devon W H D Scott’s cow Grove Willowherb 34; res, J P Harrison’s bull Brafferton Starbuster 9

Longhorn D and A Blockley’s heifer Southfield Gypsy; res, J Close and Son’s cow Linton Dwynwen

Dexter K Darnbrook’s cow Plane Tree Cassandra; res, J F Kemp’s bull Breoch Sultan

Charolais
D Small’s bull Cretlavane Albert; res, C H and G A McDowell’s heifer Thrunton Agatha

Simmental J H and V G Wood’s cow Pope Nellys Princess; res, Boddington Estates’ bull Sterling Rochester

Limousin Crawford Brothers’ bull Sauvignon; resSmiths of Bloxham’s cow Ardlea Tammy

Blonde
I C and S D Archer’s cow Marstonmill Penelope Pitstop; res, K Jackson’s bull Stubbswalden Van Gogh

Belgian Blue C R Raine and Son’s heifer Ridge Dean Another Bluey; res, R A Wheelwright’s bull Ballygrange Vinney

Salers Rigel Pedigree’s heifer Rigel Mithril; res, S and R Hallos’ heifer Beeston Hall Nerissa

Commercial Beef Farm Tech UK’s Limousin X Belgian Blue X Limousin steer; res, B E Williams’ Limousin X Limousin X Belgian Blues heifer