Judging has been going well this afternoon at the National Suffolk Show and Sale at Shrewsbury and I’ve got a spy handily placed bringing me updates, so here are the results so far for those of you, like me, unable to get there this year.

Winning the single ram lamb class was Jimmy Douglas, Cairness, with his first lamb in the catalogue 33H:11:026. This is a Baileys Bacchus son out of a dam by Cairness Renovator which is sister to the dam of last year’s Shrewsbury champion.

Second in this class was Myfyr Evans with a Baileys Brigadier son out of a dam by Thurston Calzaghe. This one is Myfyr’s first in the catalogue, A12: 11:068 and goes back to a 6500gns Baileys ewe.

Third in this classs was George Stuart, Birness, with a Rhaeadr Flash Harry son out of dam by Castlewellan Crackshot. He is 1W:11:040 and goes back to Crosemanor Delboy.

In the recorded ram lamb class the winner was Willie Tait, Burnview, with T86:11:070, a Forkins Ferrari II son out a dam by Burnview Beamer which has grossed sons to 24,000gns so far. He has an index of 2.97.

Second to him was a Stockton Stardust son from Charles Procter, Conveth, with an index of 2.44, this one DYH:11:038 is out of a dam by Strathisla Schumacher.

Third place in this class went to Roger and Michael Weaver, Perrinpit, with a son of homebred sire Perrinpit Lancelot, P50:11:059. He is out of a dam by Cairnton Champion and has an index of 2.81.

The shearling ram class saw Charles Harding and family take the top spot, with first place going to a Cairness Impact son, 239:N90. This one is out of a Perrinpit Pinacle daughter and has an index of 2.21.

Second to him was one from Sarah Hogarth. This was A12: N118, a ram bred by Myfyr Evans and sired by Baileys Brigadier the Second. He is out of a dam by Thurston Calzaghe.

Championship results to follow in due course…..