Best in Show

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2022 Melbourne Royal Show, and congratulations to everyone who won a coveted Melbourne Royal blue ribbon. From livestock and their handlers to show horses and their champion riders, poultry and their fanciers and the championship dogs and their owners to the makers and creators of the most intricate creations of the art, craft and cookery competition along with the strength and skill of the woodchoppers.


  • Garryowen Equestrienne Turnout Winner: Ebonie Lee

  • Noel Mason Perpetual Trophy: Dulverton ridden by Paige Douglas

  • Alistair Irving Memorial Trophy: Combaning Downs Elect - Combaning Stockhorses & Darcy Schliebs

  • Doug Findlay Memorial Trophy: Valmont Rosetta – Cox Family

  • R & J Galloway Clydesdale Challenge Cup: Willice Park Clifford

  • Allan Marriot Perpetual Trophy: Pride, Prince, Philip And Peta – A.T. Marriott & Family

  • George Adams Tattersall Perpetual Trophy: Warrawee Impresareeo – Elizabeth Krog

  • K.G Luke Perpetual Cup: Quantador (Ger) (Ai) ridden by Arielle Stella

  • Louis Epstein Perpetual Trophy: Royal Oak Foreign Affairs ridden by Sabrina Gilmour

  • Providence Cup: Verdict By Direction (Ai) – Melissa Gillie


  • Interbreed Champion Ram: Finley High School
  • Interbreed Championship Ewe: Ellingerrin Border Leicester Stud
  • Beef Cattle Charolais CC23S Supreme Exhibit: Rangan Ronan R40 (P)
  • Beef Cattle Australian Lowline AL36S Supreme Exhibit: Rotherwood Precious Girl (RC)
  • Beef Cattle Red Angus Classic RA32S Supreme Exhibit: Bolton Girls Naughty or Nice
  • Beef Cattle Simmental SI22S Supreme Exhibit: Maverick Red Star
  • Beef Cattle Bickleys Transport Supreme Beef Breed Exhibit: Maverick Red Star (Simmental)\
  • Beef Carcase CAR4S Grand Champion Carcase: Finley High School


  • Alpaca Supreme Champion: Precision Alpaca Group


  • Supreme Champion in Show: TJ & DM Dent - Black Rosecomb Cockerel
  • Reserve Supreme Champion in Show: Ducknuts Waterfowl - White Young Muscovy Duck
  • Grand Champion Pair or Trio in Show: Mr Michael & Mrs Kathy Holmes - Bantam Duck Pair
  • Reserve Grand Champion Pair or Trio in Show: Gunter Krohn - Bantam Softfeather Heavy Sussex Trio
  • Schools Poultry Competition:
    • Primary school winner - St Anne’s Primary School Sunbury
    • Secondary school winner - Woodleigh School


  • Dogs Best in Show: Samoyed, exhibited by Ying (Helen) Chen
  • Best Puppy in Show: Taejaan Rolling In The Deep(Ai) - Whippet

  • Best Baby Puppy in Show: Lambda All A Buzz - Boxer


  • Golden Axe Winner: Glen Gillam

Art Craft & Cookery

  • Best in Show Photography: Michelle Baker
  • Best in Show Art: Elizabeth Moore Golding
  • Best in Show Preserves: Steven Bebend
  • Best in Show Decorated Cakes: Jo-Anne Failla
  • Best in Show Confectionary: Rosemary Keogh
  • Best in Show Cookery: Anne-Marie Primmer
  • Best in Show Junior Cookery: Mya Singh
  • Best in Show Craft: Wayne Nicholls

Youth in Agriculture

  • 2022 Victorian Rural Ambassador: Alexandra Pattinson from Foster and District Agricultural Show in Gippsland
  • The Melbourne Royal Rising Star Award: Tess Runting & Abbie Hanks
  • The Melbourne Royal Emerging Leader in Agriculture Victoria Award: Matt Cooney

Visit our website to see the full results.