The first of the senior bulls have been judged with the winner of the first class needing no introduction. The spies in Carlisle are saying Ballygrange Alex is looking incredibly well (lot 2). By Woodview Solo he is out of Ballygrange Roxy. With an impressive show record, he is now being offered for sale due to him coming back on his daughters. Standing second to him was another past show bull Clougher Wonderboy from Messrs Page Bros (lot 1). Bred by Zara Chestnutt, this March 2004 bull is by Affute Du Ry Ossogne out of Zara’s great show cow Reinbeck Opticia.
The second of the senior bull classes was won by A and J nairn with Clashnoir Chieftan (lot 6), a June 2007-born son of Inexes De La Croix de Mer out of Carafe ET 7099 De La Cleuzier, while second went to Dieu De Boulogne (lot 8) from E and A Fox. this one is by Dartagnan Du Castillon out of Gerante De Boulogne.
The third class was headed by Andrew Kay with Gass Cheggars (lot 13), a Gitan son out of Oxcroft Alice, while second went to A and E Deverall with Arcanna Dynamite (lot 20), by Empire out of Arcanna Vida.