Leading trade so far for the Simmental females is the overall champion Thursford Treble 31st, a daughter of Blair Rory from Dennis Mitchell, Fakenham, Norfolk. Buyer here was on the telephone.

The reserve champion Sterling Ritzy’s Anastcia from Boddington Estates has just sold at 3600gns. She is by Corrick Kentucky Kid and is out of a Dovefields Gallant daughter.

The next in the money was Stephanie Birch with Silver Birch Atomic Kitten. By Pasturefields Va Va Voom, she is out of a Gretna House Supersonic daughter and sold for 3000gns.