John Elliott and family, Newtownstewart enjoyed one of their best Balmoral Shows to date when their home bred young cow “Drumlegagh Elise” was tapped out breed champion by judge Alan Howatson, Wigtownshire.

Champ Elise web

The success didn’t end there for the Elliott team when their imported French stock bull “Gladiateur” was placed Reserve Champion making it a clean sweep for the Drumlegagh herd.

Rsv Chp Gladiateur web

The Junior Championship was “Lisnamaul Hannah” from Patrick Maginn, Downpatrick. This smart yearling heifer is sired by Seawell Fitzpatrick and out of a home bred cow.

Jun Champ Hannah Web

Robert Millar, Larne stood top of the line in the two year old heifer class with his imported heifer “Idole”. This was the largest class in the Salers section of the judging.

For the second year in a row the breed put forward a strong team for the Interbreed Group of 3 Championship, and repeated their 2014 position of Runner Up.

Team of Three Web

Show results

Cow, in calf or with calf at foot

1st           J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                   Drumlegagh Elise

2nd          G McCall, Armagh                                            Babette

Heifer, born on or before 31 Dec 2013

1st           R Millar, Larne                                                   Idole

2nd          R Millar, Larne                                                   Inka

3rd           J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                   Drumlegagh Galaxy

4th           J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                  Drumlegagh Felda

Heifer, born on or after 1 January 2014

1st           P Maginn, Downpatrick                                 Lisnamaul Hannah

2nd          G McCall, Armagh                                            Carrick View Jasmin

3rd           S Connell, Rathfriland                                     Joviale

4th           R Millar, Larne                                                   Jiji

Bull, up to 2 years old on the day of the show

1st           J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                  Drumlegagh Granville

2nd          J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                 Drumlegagh Hanson

3rd           G McCall, Armagh                                            Carrick View Jager Bomb

 

Bull, over 2 years old on the day of then show

1st           J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                                Gladiatuer

2nd          P Maginn, Downpatrick                                 Seawell Fitzpatrick

3rd           G McCall, Armagh                                            Monanaleen Lolly

4th           E Gregg, Ballymena                                         Ballybollen Igo

 

Pair of Animals

1st           J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart

2nd          R Millar, Larne

3rd           S Connell, Rathfriland

 

Junior Breed Champion

P Maginn, Downpatrick                                 Lisnamaul Hannah

Reserve Junior Breed Champion

J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                  Drumlegagh Hanson

 

Champion Salers (and best home bred Salers)

J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                                Drumlegagh Elise

Reserve Champion Salers

J & E A Elliott, Newtownstewart                                Gladiateur

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