January 2014-born and home-bred by Westfrogwell Stockbroker 270 and out of Beiliau Dinah 10 it was a winner at the show last year, but on its first outing this season. Mr Trumper keeps 25 Saddlebacks at the family farm near Abergavenny which also runs 1200 ewes and 250 head of cattle.
Judge, Julian Collings, Launceston, Cornwall, awarded the reserve supreme and reserve female rosette to Gwynys Model 661, a July 2012-born Welsh sow by Braemor Imperial. It is owned and bred by Huw and Ela Roberts, Pwllheli, who, after taking all the championship awards in the breed section, were also reserve supreme male with Gwynys Victor 1262, a July 2014-boar by Braemor Vicor 2.
The male championship went to last year’s inter-breed winners, the Nicholas and Jones’ families for Crown Farm Meats, Raglan, Monmouthshire, with their July 2014-born Landrace boar, Sunrise Kola 3315, which counts the modern breed championship at Royal Three Counties amongst its many wins this year.
Interbreed (J. Collings, Launceston) sup. and fem., M.G.W. Trumper, Beiliau Silver Wings (Saddleback); res. and res. fem., H. D. and E.M. Roberts, Gwynys Model 661; male, Crown Farm Meats, Sunrise Kola 3315; res. male, H.D. and E. M. Roberts, Gwynys Victor 1262.
Welsh (A. P. Rose, Chard) sup. and fem., H. D. and E. M. Roberts, Gwynys Model 661; res. and res. fem., H. D. and E. M. Roberts, Gwynys Model 1363; male, H. D. and E. M. Roberts, Gwynys Victor 1262; res. male, H. D. and E. M. Roberts, Gwynys Victor 1477.
Tamworth (A. P. Rose, Chard) sup. and fem., L. Shankland, Shutevale Princess 810; res. and res. fem., B. Warren, Court Bleddyn Jacqueline 56E; male, S. Nicholas, Fairybank Dreamboy 3; res. male, L. Shankland, Tudful Yorkshireman 367.
British Saddleback (A. P. Rose, Chard) sup. and fem., M. G. W. Trumper, Beiliau Dinah 19th; res. and male, A. Phillips, Chapel Golden Arrow 2; res. male, D. and L. Perkins, Gwyndy Grand Duke 3; res. fem., M. G. W. Trumper, Beiliau Silver Wings 69th.
Any other traditional breed (A. P. Rose, Chard) sup. and fem., M. Smith, Cosscoombe Primrose 6; res. and res. fem., C. Impey, Fairoaks Mermaid 22nd; male, M. Smith, Cosscombe Gerald 9; res. male, C. Impey, Fairoaks Noma Abel 12th.
Any other modern breed (A. P. Rose, Chard) sup. and male, Crown Farm Meats, Sunrise Kola; res. and fem., Hideaway Farm Meats Ltd, Maddaford Maple 28; res. male, G. L. and J. E. Owens and sons, Lletty Hamster; res. fem., C. Taylor, Hideaway Maple 299.