well done Alex!.. Youre for Pot Black not pot roast! by oulgundog


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LOl I shot this for my C&G some umpteen years ago, at Lurgan,Co. Armagh agricultural show. This young lassie had just won her class and was overjoyed at with her prize bovine pet.
Shot in t-max 100 on my old Minolta x-300 and printed up on a very high quality Paper who’s name escapes me at the moment .. so it’ll have to join the list of other names that have gone over the wall as well! I can’t find the bl**dy neg so I just scanned it in on a little hp jobby!

*PS I have been asked to explain the title by a few people.. well!…A very famous Snooker player came from Northern Ireland and was World Champion twice. His name was Alex Higgins… one hell (raiser)of character and still is, although not in the best of health at the moment. About twenty or thirty years ago BBC television ran a Snooker tournament called ‘Pot Black’ in which Alex played in many times. 147 is the highest natural break or score in Snooker … the cows number. So make the connections …‘Well Done Alex.. Your’e for Pot Black Not Pot Roast’!

Please don’t ask me to explain what a pot roast is!!!*

Updated 25/7/2010…
A sad footnote here, in that Alex Higgins died yesterday after a long battle from throat cancer. He was 61. R.I.P Alex




agricultural, armagh, black, bovine, cattle, cows, lassie, lurgan, pot, snooker


  • ragman
    ragmanover 4 years ago

  • Thank you raggy, much appreciated!

    – oulgundog

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Awesome capture!!! :D :D

    Please consider putting this into the new Even-Toed Ungulates group.
    Alpacas, Llamas, Camels, Pigs, Deer, Antelope, Hippos, Giraffes, Sheep, Goats and Cattle

  • Thank you Cee.. now I know what an ‘Even -Toed Ungulate’ is!lol

    – oulgundog

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Even-Toed Ungulates group.

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Diane

  • LOL Thank’s Cee much appreciated!!

    – oulgundog

  • cdcantrell
    cdcantrellover 4 years ago

    This is a fantastic shot.

  • Thank you Craig.. much appreciated.

    – oulgundog

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 4 years ago

    Congrats you’ve been featured in Celtic Realm

    Fino & Tina

  • Wow! thank you martina, very unexpected!’

    – oulgundog

  • weecoughimages
    weecoughimagesalmost 4 years ago

    Nice shot. ( shame about the Hurricane ) .. Wee Cough

  • Thanks oul han.. yeah Higgy has been potted i’m afraid.. end of an era.. used to be glued to the tv everytime he played.

    – oulgundog

  • Loree McComb
    Loree McCombover 3 years ago

    awhhhh how sweet

  • Thank you Loree!

    – oulgundog

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you Rene!

    – oulgundog

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