Church Preen Riddick, a 20-month-old bull from Andrew Owen, Church Preen, Shropshire not only won the supreme overall championship but also the Breedplan recorded class at the National Horned Hereford Show.

The event staged at Tunbury Wells Show was led by a son of Haven Koala, a sire owned in a half share with EL Lewis and Son, Herefordshire which in turn was inter-breed champion at Kington Show in 2014. Riddick's dam, Model J035 is by Hermitage Commando and is a former champion at the Royal Welsh Show. Riddick was placed third at the 2018 National Calf Show and second at the Royal Three Counties, Royal Welsh and Shropshire County shows, this year.

The reserve male, HighHedges Synergist from SA Cowle, Quainton, Buckinghamshire, stepped up to win the runner-up trophy. Born in November 2018, this bull calf is by Free Town Martyr, a Mara Humorous son and is out of Baldingham Curly 124, bred by AG Wright.

Leading the females and taking the section championship was Kye Holly 818 from Phil Martindale, Bolton, Lancashire. This heifer was bred by the McGrath family, Co Roscommon, Ireland and is by Free Town Hotspur, a bull jointly owned between the McGrath family and JJ and C Farrell, out of Kye Sorcha 3.

Church Preen Lindy Loo S087 was reserve female. Born in September 2018, she is by Church Preen Nanook, another Haven Koala son. The heifer was second at Burwarton and is out of Church Preen Lindy Loo K041, a Church Preen Galileo daughter.

In the young handlers, Flora Amery collected the Dendor Memorial show stick competing in the senior class. Will Awan topped the intermediate section, while Beth Vincent took first place in the under 14 years category.