Lanark Texel championship won by top index lamb

championship honours in the pre-sale show here at Lanark have gone to the highest indexed ram lamb in the sale, the winner of the recorded ram lamb class from Campbell family.

This was Cowal Saltire, a Knock Reebok son out of a dam by Millar’s Only One and had the highest EBV in the catalogue at 428.

Taking the reserve overall championship was the winner of the first class of the day, Frank Griffiths’ shearling ewe, a Teiglum Pledge daughter from his Tushingham flock. This one is out of a dam by Tushingham Mainstream and had been reserve champion at Cheshire Show earlier in the year.

Reserve male was Robbie Wilson’s Milnmark Snoopy Dog, the open ram lamb class winner by Mossknowe Pudsey and out of a dam by Douganhill Navahoe. He had previously been second at the Royal Highland Show.

Reserve female was the second prize shearling ewe from Peter Woof ‘s Stainton flock.This was by Fachell on Approval and out of a dam by Cambwell Mountain.

The shearling tup class was won by the Parkhouse flock of A Barr with Parkhouse Rooster, a Deveronvale Oddie son out of a dam by Baltier King.

In second was Gordon Gray with Ettrick Rocket Man, a Mitchellhill Paparazzi son out of a Hewer Hill Mr Big daughter. Third spot in this class was taken by Llyfni Rascal from H G and I E Williams, this one is a son of Kelso Picasso and is out of a Glenside Likeable daughter.

The first of the ram class classes, the novice class was won by Richard Wood, Kingledores, with Kingledores Scaramouche, a Glenside Ring A Ding son out of a Kiltariff Osprey daughter.

Following on in second place was Sarah Ferguson with her lamb Sadiebean Sparky, a Glenside Rocket I son out of a dam by Straidarran Obama, meanwhile, third place here was won by Kempies Sudoku from Eryl Williams. This is a Castlecairn Presentation son out of a dam by Humeston Midas.

Second place in the open ram lamb class was won by Arkle flock of the Wilkinson family, with their lamb Arkle South Pacific. This is a Cambwell Rob Roy son out of a dam by Newton Field King Pin. Third in this class was Strathbogie Stud from James Innes and Sons. He’s a son of Glenside Razzle Dazzle and out of a Hexel Lexus-sired dam.

And in the recorded ram lamb class second spot was taken by the Procters flock with Procters Sovereign, a Haddo Ringleader son out of an Ettrick McCoist dam, he has an index of 316. Third place went to Clark Farms with Teiglum Spitfire, a Clinterty Romeo son out of a Knock Oregano daughter with an index of 296.

In the group of three Robbie Wilson’s Milnbank team took top spot, with the Strathbogie trio from the Wilkisnsons in second and the outfit from the Drapers’ Claybury flock in third.

Selling begins here shortly in the shearling ewes, so stay tuned for news from the sale ring….