DESPITE the wet conditions over the past few months, Teviothead Show was able to go ahead on Saturday, September 20, and included sheep and industrial sections.
Although the day started off a bit misty, the sun came out in the afternoon and visitors were entertained by the Hawick Scout Fellowship Pipe Band and also enjoyed watching the dog show, terrier racing and children's races. The trophy winners were as follows:
Wisp Cup for best breeding sheep in show, S. J. Anderson. Wm. Murray Farmcare Prize of most points in any one section, S. J. Anderson. Whitehaugh Perpetual Challenge Cup of best Cheviot sheep in show, S. J. Anderson. T. Fleming Perpetual Challenge Cup for best Cheviot sheep - opposite sex to champion, S. J. Anderson. Sam Barker Perpetual Challenge Cup for Cheviot ewe and own ewe lamb, W. Douglas. Whitchesters Perpetual Trophy for champion north country cheviot, J. and T. Hamilton. Thomson, Roddick and Laurie Cup for best Cheviot mule in show, R. Anderson. Birkie Quaich for best sheep of any other breed, A. Smith. Q. Mitchell Perpetual Challenge Cup for best Blackface sheep in show, W. Nixon. Upper Teviotdale Pastoral Society Challenge Cup for best Blackface sheep - opposite sex to champion, R. and M. McIntosh. Q. Mitchell Perpetual Challenge Cup for best Blackface group in show, W. Nixon. Danny Beattie Memorial Trophy for best Blackface ewe and own ewe lamb, W. Nixon. Ross Weir Perpetual Challenge Cup for best pen of prime lambs, W. Fleming.
Teviotdale Lodge Perpetual Rosebowl for most points in industrial section, J. Forster. Perpetual Challenge Cup for most points in baking section, M. Ballantyne. Silver tray for best exhibit in baking section, L. Howieson. Perpetual Challenge Cup for most points in preserves section, J. Forster. Special prize for best exhibit in preserves section, J. Little. Perpetual Challenge Cup for most points in needlework section, joint winners M. Henderson and L. Miller. Special prize for best exhibit in needlework section, H. Gray. Briggs Family Quaich for most points in handicraft/photography section, J. Little. Jan Little Trophy for best photograph in section, J. Little.
Mr and Mrs S. Fleming Challenge Cup for best overall exhibit - age 4-7 years, H. Grieve. Mr and Mrs S. Fleming Challenge Cup for best overall exhibit, age 8-12 years, V. Ballantyne. Commonside Quaich for best exhibit, age 13-16 years, M. Gray. Special prize for most points overall in junior section, M. Gray.
J. Tullie Perpetual Challenge for most points in stick section, P. Roskell. Newmill Country Inn Challenge Cup for best stick in show, P. Roskell. Special prize for best exhibit - entry to Scottish champion of champions, P. Roskell.
Teinside Lodge Trophy for most points in vegetable section, W. Wilson. Special prize for best exhibit in vegetable section, W. Wilson.
Casper Challenge Cup for winner of terrier racing, Wisp (owned by K. Duncan). Rob Kyle Trophy for best Border Terrier in show, Sunny (I. Bandeen). Wilma Elliot Shield for best dog in show - any other breed, Paddy (K. Duncan).