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Katrina Goodship

Katrina judged her first NACC Stock Show.

A serious Katrina again.

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Best in Show

Jane Phillipson's Silver sow 'Honeysuckle'

BIS R/up

Simon Neesam's boar was Best Lemon and R/up BIS.

He was also BIS at Egton Agricultural Show later in the year.

Best Golden

Olive Atkinson's boar.

Best Cinnamon

Tartuffe Stud's boar.


Best Silver Adult

Winner of the Vic Bailey memorial cup, was Malcolm Atkinson's sow.

The Club Stand contained a great deal of useful information on cavy-keeping and exhibiting in general...

...and on Agoutis in particular.


Whilst the NACC AGM was taking place at Wyevern, news came through that one of our Junior members, Hannah Salisbury of CAC Cavies had won her first Best in Show - with her Silver Agouti Boar 'Rowan'. Well done, Hannah!

'Rowan'

Photo:
Hannah Salisbury


Best In Show

Pete Holdaway's 5-8 Silver sow, 'Rapture'.

Best Adult & Best N/Self in the Yorkshire classes

Cherrone Stud's Adult Golden boar.


Best In Show any age

Di-L-Emma Stud's Cinnamon adult boar.

ISS SS BIS Jane Phillipson's Silver


Ted Williamson's Silver sow, "Platnum" won Best in Show at both shows. Judges: Roger Couchman and Pete Hudson. (photo: Ted Williiamson)


Steve Davies' Golden sow was best u/5 Non-self. Agoutis were also runners-up best adult and best 5-8 Non-self. A very consistent performance from the breed in the face of strong competition at one of the most prestigious shows of the year.

Photo:
Tony O'Neill


Best in Show

Pete Holdaway's u/5 Silver sow 'Ribble' was BIS.

Judges: Melanie Mayoh, Derek Pike and Bernard Wiles.

Steve Davies' Silver boar was best adult Agouti.


Judge:
Steve Davies


Photo:
Lyndon Nowell

Best in Show

Pete Holdaway's Silver boar 'Ratzinger'. 

Photo:
Lyndon Nowell

Best in Show line-up: BIS Pete Holdaway's Silver boar; 2nd Simon Neesam's Lemon boar 'Drill Sergeant'; 3rd Jane Phillipson's Silver sow 'Maisy'.  (photo: Lyndon Nowell)


                            

Allan Trigg judged Best in Show at this 40th anniversary show. This is the BIS line-up with Simon Neesam's Lemon boar 'Yeats' runner-up behind Nikki Matthews' Alpaca.

Congratulations, Simon! A great day for the breed. Nikki told our reporter that she started with Agoutis herself - where did it all go wrong, Nikki? (photo: Lyndon Nowell) 

Simon's winning Lemon. This cavy was also best adult in the support classes of the NACC YSS. (photo: Lyndon Nowell)


Best in Show

Pete Holdaway's Adult Silver boar 'Rutherford'. Judges: Ros Lockwood, Melanie Mayoh and David Oulton.

Photo:
Lyndon Nowell


Judge - Mr A J O'Neill (Redditch, Worcestershire) who, in one of his more serious moments, and without the aid of a safety net, bravely attempts the Gammie Squint. (photo: Lyndon Nowell)

The first three Best in Show were all Silvers. BIS - Pete Holdaway's 5-8 boar  Ratzinger', 2nd Mary Jaffa's adult boar 'Jingle Bells', 3rd Pete's adult boar 'Raptor' 

(photo: Lyndon Nowell)                             

The smart new NACC rosettes.

Photo:
Lyndon Nowell

Best Golden

Steve Davies' young adult boar.

Best Solid

Optimist Stud's Cinnamon.

Photo:
Lyndon Nowell

Best in Show in the Wiltshire classes (judge - Diane Nunn) was Jane Phillipson's adult Silver boar 'Archie', rounding off another great day for the breed.

Photo:
Lyndon Nowell


This show saw Melanie Arnold win her first Best Juvenile with her Golden Agouti boar. Judge: Nikki Matthews.

Photo:
Bere Belly Cavies


Emma Whitcombe judged her first NACC Stock Show

Best in Show and Runner-up were Pete Holdaway's 5-8 and adult Silver boars "Ratzinger" and "Raptor".

Pete Holdaway's 5-8 boar, BIS at the third successive NACC Stock Show.

Optimist Stud's Silver sow was best Solid out of a strong entry.

A Solid belly.