Great Yorkshire Show 2018

It was a tremendous show of Wensleydales at the 2018 160th Great Yorkshire Show with 9 exhibitors including from the newly formed Carlton Towers, Beaumont FLock. It is great to see new faces joining in and other young flocks growing and expanding.

Well done to Pete and Nicki Hodkinson at the Great Yorkshire today taking Female and Overall Champion with a Hogg in Wool gimmer after a strong show of Wensleydales today. Judged by Mrs Barbara Metcalfe the results were as follows;

Aged Ram
1st J Pennell 2nd E Sherwin 3rd M Elliott
Shearling Ram
1st J Pennell 2nd M Elliott 3rd E Sherwin
Ram Lamb
1st M Elliott 2nd L Beaton 3rd J Pennell

Hogg in Wool
1st P Hodkinson 2nd E Sherwin 3rd E Sherwin
Shearling Ewe
1st E Sherwin 2nd J Pennell 3rd M Elliott
Gimmer Lamb
1st L Beaton 2nd H Collinge 3rd J Pennell

Male Champion; J Pennell (Aged Ram)
Reserve Male; M Elliott (Ram Lamb)
Female Champion; P Hodkinson (Hogg in Wool)
Reserve Female; E Sherwin (Shearling Ewe)

Overall Champion; P Hodkinson (Hogg in wool)
Reserve Champion; J Pennell (Aged Ram)

Congratulations also must go to Laura Beaton who won a very strong RBST Young Handlers class with her Wensleydale Lamb and Ernie Sherwin whose Hogg in Wool won not only the Longwool Wool of the Hoof section but took the Overall Wool on the Hoof Championship! A great few days for the breed.

Melissa Peakman kindly took a wonderful album of photographs which can be viewed here 

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