Bred by John Evans, of Caersws, Acorn was sired by Doonally New out of a Gaer-bred dam, one of the foundation cows
in the 15-cow herd.
A Doonally New daughter and out of a Givendale bred dam, one of the foundation cows
in their four-year-old herd, Athena was led to victory by the couple's 12-year-old son, David.
It was Ian's father, Tom, who was among the first to introduce Charolais to north Cumbria 35 years ago when he invested in a couple of foundation cows
from Lamberhurst and Sway.
The Pennies, Glyn and Elizabeth and their sons, Chris and Nigel, established their Sarkley herd based at Llandyssil, near Montgomery in the Welsh borders, back in 1985 with foundation cows
from the noted Lamberhurst herd.
Exhibiting at the show for only the second time, Mr and Mrs Evans won the overall championship with Treebridge Estella C052, by the Orkney-bred Skaill Duplo W19, and out of one of their Tofts-bred foundation cows