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Class results announced for National Hereford Show

Following the submission of 200 photographic entries across 14 classes, sorted by three international judges, the class winners of the National Hereford Show are finally here. We take a look at the red rosette winners from Europe’s largest show of Herefords this year.

The first ticket victor to be announced from the online National Hereford Show was the winner of the most senior cow class, Balleen Pansy 668 from Mark Moore, Co Tyrone. Bred by Ireland’s Tom Brennan, it is October 2011-born.

The winner of the second section of this class was Pulham Dowager 2nd from Norfolk-based PRJ and LR Vincent with home-bred February 2015-born Pulham Dowager 2nd.

The same breeders were responsible for the winner of the September 2014 to August 2017-born heifer class, with Pulham Pansy 15th.

Long-time National Hereford Show supporters EL Lewis and son, Herefordshire went on to win the September to December 2018 heifer class with September 2018-born Haven Dowager 188th.

The Lewis family also produced the first place female in the January to March 2019 born class with Haven Skylark 10th. In the second half of the same class, Highhedges Blossom 21-19 from SA Cowle, Buckinghamshire stood first place.

Haven Dowager 192nd exhibited by J Lawrence, and bred by EL Lewis and son, won the September to December 2019 class. It was a September 2019-born female.

AG Cork, Staffordshire was responsible for the winner of the second half of the same class with the May 2020-born Hayestone Wyandot T135.

Winner of the most senior bull class was Haven Lamborghini from EL Lewis and son which won the senior male championship at last year’s show at Tenbury Wellsa.

Irish-bred Shiloh-Farm Elite, shown by PRJ and LR Vincent was named winner of the January 2017 to August 2018 bull class.

From another true home of the breed, Free Town Solomon from RA Bradstock and partners, Herefordshire was successful in the September to December 2018-born bull class.

Another from Mark Moore, but this time home-bred, Annaghbeg Gladiator won the January to August 2019-born bull class.

Continuing the success for the Vincent stud was nine-month Pulham Tampa which won the first half of the bull calf class. Twilight Riddick from Devon based AG, LE and AA Gifford won the second part of the same class at 11 weeks old.

There is now one week to vote for your male and female champions, which will be announced on Saturday 8 August. You can do so by visiting the National Hereford Club website.