2023 Results

Herdwick Sheep classes

1 Best Mouth Male: J. Bland (National Trust Trophy); 2 Best Aged Ram: J. Bland (Joe Bland Memorial Cup); 3 Best 2 Shear ram: P.Edmondson/ J.Loan; 4 Best Shearling Ram: J.Bland; 5 Best Ram Lamb: R.Wilkinson; 6 Best Group of Rams: J.Bland; 7 Best Mouth Female: P.Edmondson/J.Loan (Keith Rowland Rose Bowl); 8 Best Aged Ewe (to show milk): J Bland; 9 Best 2 Shear Ewe (not showing more than 6 broad teeth): J. Bland; 10 Best Shearling Gimmer (not showing more than 2 broad teeth): A. Harrison; 11 Best Gimmer Lamb: A. Harrison; 12 Best Group Females: J.Bland (Tant Benson Memorial Cup); 13 Best Group of 8: J. Bland (Robert Edmondson Builder Cup); 14 Best Group of 5 Gimmer Hogs: P.Edmondson/J.Loan; 15 Best Ram Lamb & Gimmer Lamb: A. Nicholson (Tom Robinson Memorial Cup); 16 Best Coated Sheep: D.Simpson; 17 Three Ewes showing best natural colour: J.Bland (Kathleen Weir Memorial Cup); 18 Best Group of Five 2 Shear Ewes: J. Bland (Watendlath Cup); 19 Best Male & Female bred by exhibitor: J. Bland (Tyson Memorial Cup); 20 Best Registered Male, 6 shear and over: D.Simpson (J Richardson Memorial Cup); 21 Champion Herdwick: J. Bland with a Ewe (National Trust Trophy); 22 Best Opposite Sex (Tup): P.Edmondson/J.Loan (Geoff Edmondson Memorial Cup); 23 Best Horned Tup: P. Edmondson/J.Loan (Ben Richardson Trophy); 24 Best Male or Female not to have won a prize on the day: S.Richardson;
25 Most Points scored by single exhibitor in classes 2 to 5 and 8 to 11 inclusive: J. Bland (Fine Designs Cup + Tankard)

Borrowdale Sheep

Best Sheep Bred and Owned by a Borrowdale Farmer: 1st J Bland (Noble Bland Cup); 2nd P Edmondson/J.Loan.

Young Handlers Class: Stanley Rawling (Stephen Relph Memorial Cup)

Working Shepherd’s Dogs & All Comers classes

Best Rough Haired Dog: 1st Jason Loan; Best Rough Haired Bitch: 1st Jason Loan; Best Smooth Haired Dog: 1st Andrew Harrison; Best Smoothed Haired Bitch: Nathan Bland; Best Puppy: Champion: Andrew Harrison (Scafell Hotel Cup)

Working Sticks

1st Stanley Rawling

Dale Head Fell Race

Senior Male: 1st, Harry Benson, Keswick A.C. (50:32) Grant Horsburgh Memorial Cup 2 nd, Mathew Atkinson, Keswick AC (50:47); 3rd Alistair Thornton, Howgill Harriers (52:28)
Senior Female: 1st Chloe Lumsdon, Keswick AC (68:58) Johnstone & Barrington Challenge Trophy; 2nd Sarah Andrew, Glossopdale Harriers (69:34); 3rd Kerry MacInnes, Westerlands CCC.

Veteran 40 Men,1 st Simon Netherway, Keswick AC (55:53); Veteran 40 Ladies,1st Sarah Andrew, Glossopdale Harriers (69:34); Veteran 50 Men, 1st Michael Fanning, Borrowdale Fell Runners (58:01); Veteran 60 Men, 1st Tim Raffle, Altringham (68:43); Veteran 60& 70 Ladies, 1st Lesley Malarkey, Keswick AC (92:49)