One of the most admired lots in the market this week, Millgate Clinker from the Loughran family has just stirred the trade in a remarkable frenzy late in the sale with a 30,000gns bid from Robert Graham for this Nenuphar son with a breeding value of +28.

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Out of Millgate Tango, Clinker was subject to a fierce bidding war which saw at least four different herds attempt to secure him for their cows, but in the end no once could match Mr Graham’s spending power and he heads away to Stirling to the Grahams herd.