Balmoral Show 2013: Dairy Individual Breed Championship

Dairy Shorthorn

Champion: Iain McLean’s Marleycote Princess. She is bred by GG Baynes and son and is sired by Marleycote Rampage and out of Marleycote Princess.

Reserve: George Booth’s Beechview BS Whitehall, sired by Beechview Stwodamshof and out of Beechview tiny 3rd.



Champion: John Hunter’s champion Ayrshire Ardmore Orphan 95, who was shown by his son Michael. She is sired by Morwick Sand Ranger and out of Ardmore Orphan.

The Ayrshire champion was John Hunter's Ardmore Orphan

The Ayrshire champion was John Hunter’s Ardmore Orphan

Reserve: John Suffern’s Ravenhill Fergie 20, from Crumlin. Classifies VG86 this three-year-old is sired by Twellow Admiral Glen and is out of Ravenhill Fergie.



Champion: Quilly Farms’ Sahara Goldwyn Ambrosia. This four-year-old is by Braedale Goldwyn and out of Smiddiehill Toystory Ambrosia. She was bought as a maiden heifer from Sahara Holsteins, for 5,100gns.

Reserve: S and J McCormick’s Hilltara Zenith Echo, classified Ex93. She is sired by Ocean-View Zenith and is out of H Champion Echo.

Dairy interbreed winner, Quilly Farms' Sahara Goldwyn Ambrosia

Dairy interbreed winner, Quilly Farms’ Sahara Goldwyn Ambrosia




Clandeboye Estate, from Bangor, Co Down, scooped the double, winning breed champion and reserve.

In first place was their four-year-old cow in milk Clandeboye Sultan Mabel, sired by SHF Centurion and out of clandeboye LS Mabel.

Jersey champion was Clandeyboye Paramount Brunette

Jersey champion was Clandeyboye Paramount Brunette

In reserve was the three-year-old cow in milk Clandeboye Paramount Brunette, sired by Rock Ella Paramount and out of Bluegrass Counts Brunette.