The first of the Haltcliffe heifers on offer today has gone at 5000gns. Haltcliffe Duet (lot 40), is a Spetember 2008 heifer by Cloughhead Umpire out of a Sympa daughter Haltcliffe Blossom. She is full sister to the 16,000gns Haltcliffe Chieftan and the 7500gns Haltcliffe Dick. She heads across the water to Northern Ireland.
Then came the big money heifer, Haltcliffe Dainsi and my own preference in the catalogue (lot 44). By Wilodge Vantastic out of the Nenuphur daughter Haltcliffe Ainsi who goes back to Dauphin and is a daughter of Lavande, who is Sympa’s grand dam. She sold for the day’s top price of 21,000gns to Netherhall Farms.
Just after that Haltcliffe Dulcie (lot 45) has gone at 6500gns to Northern Ireland. This one is by Sympa out of Halcliffe Venice who is full sister to haltcliffe Vermount and is the first female to be sold from the great Renoncile family.
Lot 46, Haltcliffe Debutant has just followed at 5500gns. By Roundhill Cramses, out of a Sympa daughter Haltcliffe Ullapool, who is the dam of the 6ooogns Haltcliffe Brigadier. She sold to Messrs Simcock.
Haltcliffe Delia (lot 49), a November 2008 heifer by Cloughhead Umpire out of Haltcliffe Apple was knocked down at 5500gns to Messrs Roberts. Apple is a full sister to the 14,000gns Haltcliffe Volvo and the 7000gns Haltcliffe Daimler.