LINDSAY — Simon Lalande has another champion in his Quebec barn.
The owner of Ferme Blondin in St-Placide Que. has a keen eye for investing in great show cows and Mystique Goldwyn Boreale didn’t disappoint, being tapped as grand champion by judge Carl Phoenix of Cannington at the Ontario Summer Holstein Show in Lindsay on July 24.
Here are the results.
Grand champion: Mystique Goldwyn Boreale, bred by Simon Lalande and Kim Côté of Ferme Blondin, St-Placide, Que. and Nadine Lalande and François Paiement of Ferme Mystique, Mirabel, Que.; owned by Ferme Blondin
Reserve: Keylas Sid Roxanna, bred by Douglas Winger, Cayuga, Ont.; owned by Ari Ekstein of Quality Farms Inc., Woodbridge, Ont., Glen Beckett of Beckridge Holsteins, Keswick, Ont., and Francesco Burtola of Abriber Societa Agricola SRL, Piacenza, Italy
Honourable mention: Kingsway Goldwyn Abba Dabba, bred by Gord, Pauline, Morgan, Emma, and Ethan McMillan of Kingsway Farms, Hastings, Ont., Jason Mell, Merrill, Wis., and Gerald Coughlin of Trent Valley Holsteins, Peterborough, Ont.; owned by Chelsea and Caitlyn Abbott, Enosburg, Vt.
Premier breeder: Kingsway Farms