The British Blue sale at Carlisle got off to a flying start with a bid of 7,700gns for lot 4. October 2009 born bull Strathbogie Elliott is by Nether Hall Buster and out of Strathbogie Britney and was put forward by J C Innes and Sons.
Second best was Lot 2, bull Rathylon Dave selling for 6,800gns. This is a entry from Malcolm Telfer and Helen Claxton and is by Empire D’Ochain and out of Rathlyon U-Beauty.
Then at 6,000gns was the male champion, Lot 3, Seaclan Duke. This one is by Empire D’Ochain and out of Bringlee Baroness – a Sady x Baron daughter. Duke won second prize at the National show in Tullamore.
Springfield Freddy (Lot 7) from A J and D A Wilkinson was then secured for 6,000gns. This June-2010 born Blak Du Baty D’Eprave son is out of Springfield Astra.
Next best was in along the females, with a bid of 3,500gns for Rathlyon Dinah put forward by Malcolm Telfer and Helen Claxton. She is a Heros Du Peroy daughter out of Bringlee Baroness – a full sister to Bringlee Blackstar and Solway View Dynamite.