The January 2014 born bull Loosebeare Iain from E W Quick & Sons of Loosebeare Manor, Zeal Monachorum, Crediton, Devon  won the Supreme Championship at the Society’s Autumn Show & Sale of Bulls held at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 17th October 2014.

The Champion bull is by the Wilodge Vantastic son, Loosebeare Fantastic and is entirely home bred being out of the cow Loosebeare Elite.   Loosebeare Iain has been shown at Royal Cornwall, Mid Devon and Oakhampton winning Breed and Interbreed Champion every time.  Placing the Champion was the Judge Joan Gilliland of the Ballyrobin Herd, Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Loosebeare Iain Supreme Champion Presentation Carlisle October 2014
Loosebeare Iain Supreme Champion Presentation Carlisle October 2014

The Reserve Overall Champion was also the Junior Champion in the shape of Maraiscote Idol from Ian Nimmo.   The May 2013 born bull is by the herd’s prolific stock sire Goldies Comet and is out of Maraiscote Bop.   Maraiscote Idol came to the sale with a strong show record having been Junior Male Champion and Reserve Overall Male Champion at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show.

140 bulls are forward for sale tomorrow morning from 10.30 a.m., Saturday 18th October.  Ringside comments suggested that this was one of the strongest shows of bulls seen forward at an October Sale for some time, with plenty of choice to fit every market.

  • Senior Male Champion : Loosebeare Iain from E W Quick & Son
  • Reserve Senior Champion : Culnagechan Ibrox from Derek Hume
  • Intermediate Champion : Procters Illusion from Procters Farm
  • Reserve Intermediate Champion : Rahony Ifiah from Howard McFarland
  • Junior Male Champion : Maraiscote Idol from Ian Nimmo
  • Reserve Junior Male : Ampertaine Invader from James McKay