Neville and Nicholas Raine from
Their black and white bull Bluegrass Famous took the event’s reserve male championship under judge Nigel Pritchard from Herefordshire and went on to lead the bidding at 10,000gns selling to Messrs Fleming, Kelso. Famous is by Heros du Peroy and out of the successful show cow Bluegrass Centrefold.
Danny and Jane Wylie, who are dispersing their Tamhorn herd next month, stood supreme champion with Tamhorn Goliath who sold for 8200gns. This blue-roan son of Ballygrange Alex was bought by J Hartley, Much Wenlock,
Mel and Diane Lucas from Antrim had a successful trip when their Lukeroyal Gladiator, a mainly black son of Lukeroyal Battleaxe, made 8000gns to K A Brown and Sons,
More cash came the way of the Tamhorn herd when Tamhorn Gibson, by Tamhorn Sumo, realised 7000gns to B R Fawcett, Leyburn,
Three females reached 5000gns. Solway View Foxy Lady from Maulcastle Farming Company in south west
Also at 5000gns was Willnant Gina from Adrian Williams. This maiden heifer is by Mountjoy Utopia and out of the 2008 Royal Welsh champion Lukeroyal Bimbo. She had been flushed once and produced five Grade A embryos. She took the female title on the day and sold to James Alexander,
Averages: 18 bulls £4643 and eight maiden heifers £3077.
(Harrison and Hetherington).