McCowan family sweep the board at St Boswells Show.
The Newtown St Boswells and District Farmers Show took place at St Boswells Auction Mart on Saturday 23rd July, when a good crowd enjoyed a wide variety of classes.
The supreme of the show judged by Mr & Mrs Peter Elliot went to the hunter champion, Tredragon, an eight year old gelding by Tower Of Magic, owned and ridden by Gillian McCowan.
Reserve supreme was Martha McCowan’s Welsh mare, Rosedale Just Josie, who stood overall in the Ridden Pony Section, and was ridden by Gillian’s granddaughter, Jessica.
Stuart Campbell from Leicestershire judged the Ridden Hunters and his reserve was the winner of the four and five year old class, Remember Rossmore.
Tommy Brash placed the In Hand Hunters and chose the winner of the foal class as his Champion, a home bred filly by Bordergrove Hawaii out of Broadstone Love Affair. Reserve was Vicky Laub’s, Royal Scott.
Clive Storey on the prolific winner, Masquerade, were champion in the Coloured classes.
Overall in the Pony section was the Welsh A mare, Stonedge Sweetpea, owned by Sally Athey from Bonchester Bridge.
Amy Ralston took the triclour in the working hunter pony classes aboard Curravordy Builders Blue with Tina Edgar’s Ardagh Bobby in reserve.
Katy McDonald on Tinkerbell took the ridden in the Veteran classes and the in hand class went to Minsterley Katrin
The Retrained Racehorse Challenge, went to Sarah Fenwick’s My Humbel Bee while Diane Payne on Dotty’s Brother headed the Retrained Racehorses Show class, which is a qualifier for the Royal Highland Show.
Champion in the Sheep Section went to a pair of Suffolk gimmers from Smailhom Mains, with a pair of Cross Bred gimmers from Philiphaugh in reserve. The winner of the young handler's was Ryan Jamieson with Lewis Runciman runner up - both of them qualify for the Regional Championships, which are held at Peebles show.
Champion in the Dog Show was the terrier, Smurf, shown by Sarah Finlayson.
Results > Supreme Champion (Judge: Mr & Mrs Peter Elliot, Jedburgh ) Tredragon, Mr & Mrs A McCowan, Reserve Supreme, Rosedale Just Josie, Mrs M McCowan.
In Hand Hunters (Judge: Mr T Brash, Linlithgow) Champion - Bordergrove Hathaway, Bordergrove Stud Reserve - Royal Scott, Miss V Laub
Brood Mare - 1 Broadstone Love Affair Bordergrove Stud
Foal - 1 Bordergrove Hathaway Bordergrove Stud
Yearling - 1 Kariba Mrs J Agnew 2 Harley Quinn’s Limit Mrs J Roxburgh-Lowrie 3 Bordergrove Holland Bordergrove Stud
Two year old - 1 Royal Scott Miss V Laub 2 Bordergrove Holly Springs Bordergrove Stud 3 Laighlands Allt A Chruinn Dr V Hankinson
Three year old - 1 Bordergrove Helsinki Bordergrove Stud 2 Irango Miss T Mactaggart 3 Craighill Royal Joker Miss K Lowthian
Ridden Hunters (Judge: Mr S Campbell, Leicestershire) Champion - Tredragon - Reserve – Remember Rossmore Mr T Brash
Four or Five Year Old - 1 Remember Rossmore 2 Danno Miss N Stewart 3 Zak Mr C Storey
Novice Working Hunter - 1 Shanbally Hilfiger Mrs D Edgar 2 Jumping For Joy Miss J Friell 3 Blakemans Law Miss S Finlayson
BHS Scotland Working Hunter Qualifier - 1 Masquerade Mr C Storey 2 Nicozetto Miss R Shiell 3 Roscoe Miss L Todd
Ridden Hunter - 1 Tredragon 2 Silver Dream Spirit Mr J Wilson 3 Major Moylaw Miss R Robson
Overall Hunter - Tredragon Reserve Overall Hunter - Remember Rossmore
Dressage P14 (2006) (Judge: Mrs A Millar, Jedburgh) 1 Gemstonze Little Poppet Miss L Graham 2 Diamond Pippin Miss L Botterell 3 Mightavago Miss K Redfearn
N28 (2008) (Judge: Mrs A Millar, Jedburgh) 1 Moonlight Fantasy Mrs S Muir 2 Made In Time Miss A Firth 3 Epic Diamond Miss F Thomas
Ridden Pony Classes (Judge: Mr A Kidd, Glencarse) Champion - Rosedale Just Josie, Mrs M McCowan Reserve – Hollyoake Othello Miss E Brown
Not exceeding 138 cms 1 Holyoake Othello Miss E Brown 2 Tinkerbell Miss K McDonald 3 Millview Grey Miss A Edgar
Not exceeding 148 cms 1 Skellorn Manhattan Miss M McCrindle 2 Curravordy Builders Blue Miss A Ralston 3 Benaughlin Lady Miss A Edgar
Leading Rein 1 Rosedale Just Josie Miss J McCowan 2 Stonedge Sweetpea Mrs S Athey 3 Waitwith Walwyn Miss A Cregan
In Hand Ponies (Judge: Mr A Kidd, Glencarse) Champion - Pocahontas Mrs A Finch Reserve - Cayberry Mickey Mouse
Show Hunter Pony Any Age In Hand 1 Pocahontas 2 Cayberry Mickey Mouse
Mountain & Moorland (Judge: Mr A Kidd, Glencarse)
Champion - Struan of Inverdarroch Mrs C Redpath Reserve - Stonedge Sweetpea Mrs S Athey
Large M & M Four Year Old & Over In Hand 1 Wellbrow Dodger Miss L Younger 2 Copshawholm Mexican Joe Mrs S Dickson 3 Isgoed Little Eva Mrs F Blackie
Small M & M Four Year Old & Over In Hand 1 Stonedge Sweetpea Mrs S Athey 2 Kerloch Rupert Mr J Watson 3 Browtop Toby Mrs L Moffat
Yearling, Two Year Old & Three Year Old In Hand 1 Jedhart Sir Uno Mr J Watson 2 Iona of Creag Dhubh Mrs G Scott 3 Kirtle Tourmaline Mrs E Adam
Large Ridden M & M 1 Struan of Inverdarroch Mrs C Redpath 2 Skellorn Manhattan Miss M McCrindle 3 Wellbrow Norman Miss L Younger
Small Ridden M & M 1 Holyoake Othello Miss E Brown 2 Annie Miss E Lang 3 Waitwith Walwyn Miss E Cregan
Overall Pony Champion - Stonedge Sweetpea Mrs S Athey Reserve Overall Champion – 1 Rosedale Just Josie Miss J McCowan
Coloured Classes (Judge: Mr T Brash, Linlithgow) Champion - Masquerade Mr C Storey Reserve – Clonfin Cudos Miss K Redfearn
Coloured Horse or Pony In Hand Four year old and over 1 Lancashire Lass Miss M Childs 2 Shradoo Star Miss S Gray 3 Dryfesdale Elderberry Mrs L Bruce
Coloured Horse or Pony In Hand Yearling, Two Year Old & Three Year Old 1 Ross Mrs A Robertson 2 Tilly The Filly Mr P Neilson 3 Gypsy Star of Colislynn Mrs C Redpath
Coloured Pony Under Saddle - 1 Ballyskeagh Buster Mrs K Beattie 2 Kentchurch Sandpiper Mrs L Ker
Coloured Horse Under Saddle - 1 Masquerade Mr C Storey 2 Clonfin Cudos Miss K Redfearn 3 Annvale Joy Miss C Haliburton
Veteran Classes(Judge: Mr T Brash, Linlithgow)
Veteran Horse or Pony 16 Years & Over In Hand 1 Minsterly Katrin Miss A Graham 2 Bicton Lotus Evans Mrs L Bruce 3 K J Mardi Gras Miss K Hill
Veteran Horse or Pony 16 Years & Over Under Saddle 1 Tinkerbell Miss K McDonald 2 Annie Miss E Lang 3 Millview Grey Miss A Edgar
Working Hunter Ponies (Judges: Mrs S Stebbing, Bedale & Mrs S Whitnery, Ripon ) Champion - Curravordy Builders Blue Amy Ralston Reserve – Ardagh Bobby Katy McFadyen
Exceeding 153 cms - 1 Touchwood Miss S Martin 2 Pandora Miss D McCallum 3 Ballysax Cotterstown Miss J Fairbairn
Not exceeding 153 cms - 1 Ardagh Bobby Katy McFadyen 2 Humbug Miss M Todd 3 Eryns Og Miss K Edgar
Not exceeding 143 cms - 1 Curravordy Builders Blue Miss A Ralston 2 Glenford Little Jack Miss V Edgar 3 Whos Zigzag Miss D Scott-Watson
Not exceeding 133 cms - 1 Taboo V Miss E Scott-Watson 2 Another Adventure Miss V Edgar 3 Llanarw Dafydd Mrs K Mactaggart
Show Jumping 12.2 & under 1 Lindisfarne Shamrock Emma Scott-Watson 2 Llanarw Dafydd Mrs K Mactaggart 3 Another Adventure
13.2 & under 1 Taboo V Emma Scott-Watson 2 Whos Zigzag Daisy Scott-Watson 3 Kentchurch Sandpiper Helen Ker
14.2 & under 1 Newsham Herbert Becky Forster 2 Curravordy Builders Blue Amy Ralston 3 Milton Star Katie Edgar
Over 14.2 1 Ballysax Cotterstown Miss J Fairbairn 2 Rocky Mrs K Mactaggart 3 Diamond Pippin Miss L Botterell
Novice 1 Talylynn Anwen Miss J Fairbairn 2 Buff Alison Henry 3 Pandora Daisy McCallum
Retrained Racehorse Challenge
( Judges: Mrs J Hunter, Rosewell & Mr A McDonald, Arbroath)
1 My Humbel Bee Mrs S Fenwick 2 Nicozetto Miss R Shiell 3 Page One Two Nine Mr J Wilson
Retraining of Racehorses Ridden Show Class Mrs J Hunter, Rosewell & Mr A McDonald, Arbroath)
1 Dotty’s Brother Ms D Payne2 Moonlight Fantasy Mrs S Muir 3 The Rustlin Rhino Miss R Robson
Sheep (Judge: Mr W Allen, Humbleheugh, Alnwick)
Champion – Smailholm Mains Reserve - Philiphaugh
Best Pair of Ewe Lambs - Pure Breeds - 1 Skelfhil 2 Philiphaugh 3 Muircleugh
Best Pair of Ewe Lambs - Cross Breeds - 1 Greenend 2 Smailholm Mains 3 Rachelfield
Best Pair of Gimmers - Pure Breeds - 1 Smailholm Mains 2 Sydenham 3 Skelfhill
Best Pair of Gimmers - Cross Breeds - 1 Philiphaugh 2 Greenend 3 S Skelfhill
Young Handlers - 1 Ryan Jamieson 2 Lewis Runciman 3 Angus Weir