The Victorian Clydesdale Horse Society
Victorian Clydesdale Horse Society
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R & J Galloway Clydesdale Challenge Cup
The perpetual trophy is offered for competition annually at the Royal Melbourne Show and will be awarded to the best entire, two years old or over. The trophy may not be won twice by the same animal. The trophy will be held by the RASV and the names of the owner and the winning exhibit will be engraved on the trophy. The winner will be presented with a commemorative award annually.
The trophy is supported by the Estate of the late R & J Galloway. Bob and James Galloway conducted the Hillend Stud at Majorca. Their most successfull exhibit was Hillend Cressina. Notable imports were Glorium Prince, Glorium Patricia and Craigie Starlight from Scotland.
Doug Findlay Memorial Trophy
Best 2 year old Colt bred by Exhibitor
Doug Findlay bred and exhibited at the Royal Melbourne Show under the Monaltrie prefix for many years. In 1989 he became the inaugural secretary of the Commonwealth Clydesdale Horse Society Victorian Branch – a position held until his passing in 1996.
2017 Not Awarded
Led Clydesdale Entires Royal Melbourne Show
Pat Arnold Memorial Trophy
Awarded to the highest placed Exhibit bred by Exhibitor in the Clydesdale Colt, 1 Year Old class. The trophy will be held by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria. The perpetual Trophy supported by AT Marriott & Family
Caplen Memorial Trophy
Awarded to the Best Clydesdale Female 2 Years old and over. The trophy may not be won twice by the same animal.
2017 Aarunga Gai
Led Clydesdales Females Royal Melbourne Show
A.T Marriott & Family
Corrie Rodda Memorial Trophy
Awarded to the highest placed Exhibit bred by Exhibitor in Clydesdale Filly, 2 Year Old class. The class is to be won three times before being awarded to the Exhibitor. Trophy supported by the CCHS Victorian Branch Corrie Rodda conducted the 'Fairview Stud' at Warracknabeal until World War II. Successful Exhibitor at the Royal Melbourne Show and imported 'Orange Blossom', 'Wells Mascal' and 'Liston Duke' from Scotland. Supported by the CCHS Victorian Branch
S.E Jorgensen Novice Clydesdale Exhibitor
Awarded for the Best Male or Female, any age, owned by an Exhibitor who has not previously won a first prize in a Clydesdale Class at any Capital City Royal Show. Entry is free.
2016 No Entries
Led Clydesdale Novice Horse & Exhibitor Royal Melbourne Show
Allan Marriott Memorial Best Harness Exhibit
Allan Marriott was a market gardener in Bentleigh, Melbourne, with his origins in working Clydesdale horses and a long term and successful exhibitor of Harness Clydesdales. He first showed Harness Clydesdales at the Royal Melbourne Show under the name T.R Marriott and Sons after the war in 1946. His focus was always on top quality geldings for his four horse team, only exhibiting the best he could buy, and taking great pride in their performance. He was also the founder of Aarunga Clydesdale Stud, now represented by Murroka and Aarunga who keep on his tradition. The perpetual trophy is Supported by A.T. Marriott & Family and Murroka Stud.
The Mary and Harry Beer Memorial Trophy
Mary & Harry Beer were Royal Melbourne Show exhibitors from the early 1960s. They keenly supported the Mare Driven in Long Reins class with Harry competing with several of his mares over the years. They also encouraged several juniors to participate in the Junior Driven class with Beereega mares.
2015 Kilfane Summer
Harness Clydesdales Long Reining Mare Class Royal Melbourne Show
Denzildon Junior Trophy
The Denzildon Trophy is awarded to the best handler from the Junior Presentation classes. The trophy will be held by the CCHS. The names of the handler each year will be engraved on to the trophy. Supporters, Doug and Desiree Stewart have conducted the Denzildon Stud at Bendigo. They have been most successful in all types of Heavy Harness at the Royal Melbourne Show.
2017 Mark Marriott
Junior Clydesdale Events Royal Melbourne Show
Wee Willie Junior Handler, under 18
Wee Willie Junior Handler, under 18 Year. William Matheson (Wee Willie) from Scotland judged Clydesdales at the Royal Melbourne Show five times and worked on Australia's largest Clydesdale Stud's in the early 1900's. His daughter Mrs W Pate founded Donside Stud in the 1940's and exhibited successfully at the Royal Melbourne Show until her death in 1980. Supported by the Ronzio Family.