Worcester Sale Report 5th May 2018

The Annual Society Sale was held on Saturday 5th May and the pre-sale show was judged by Craig Hollingsworth of Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopestones, Sheffield S36 4GW.

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Topping the day’s trade at 5000gns was the polled Wroxall Happy Chappy 16 by the popular Wroxall-Cocker-Leeky Soup 11, bred by C H Evans & Son of Abbey Farm, Wroxall, Warwick, Warwickshire.  Out of a Wroxall Tracer daughter he was purchased by Mr C M Mercer of No 1 Unit, Bowley Court Farms, Hope-Under-Dinmore, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0PL.

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Next, at 3700gns was Storersmith Heart-Throb 16, bred by Mr & Mrs R & L Storer Smith, Spath House, Ashbourne Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 5AP. A Lisglass Barnabus 10 son and out of a Hockenhull Red Rum daughter he was purchased by L E Humphreys & Sons, Ashurst Court, Chart Sutton, Maidstone, Kent ME17 3ER.

Selling for 3600gns was Alchester Heartbreaker 16 bred by Mr J Shouler of Elm Tree Farm, Wendlebury, Bicester Oxfordshire OX25 2QA. This Skerrington Addition 09 son out of a Corskie Wham daughter was purchased by Trustees of Portman Farm, Wilmaston Farm, Peterchurch, Herefordshire HR2 0SJ.

Selling at 3500gns was Lopemede Head Hunter 16, bred by J Rixon Ltd, Lopemede Farm, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3SH. A Lopemede Dictator 12 son out of a daughter of the imported homozygous polled bull Hestehaven Fenrik, he was sold to Messrs R I Davies, Penlanlwyd, Cefn Gorwydd, Llangamarch Wells, Powys LD4 4DP.

Next, at 3100gns was Hemingford Harris 16, bred by Mr J A Griffin & Mrs S Arkley, 54 Common Lane, Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 9AW. A Corskie Dreamer 12 son out of a Starline Wizzkid daughter, he was purchased by Mr G M & Mrs S J Reed, Well Farm, Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon EX16 8HQ.

Also selling at 3100gns was Station House Horatio 16, bred by E & J Ford, 80 Fabis Close, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9SN. A Grangewood Dempsey 12 son out of a Camus Brandy daughter, he was sold to Annabel Baylis, Purshall Hall, Purshull Green Lane, Elmbridge, Droitwich,Worcestershire WR9 0NJ.

Selling for 2900gns was the Male Champion Cwarre Hanukkah 16, bred by Richard James Cumming, Blaencwarre, Hermon, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen SA33 6SS. By Kilbride Farm Comber 11, who fetched 20,000gns at Stirling October 2012 and out of a Denizes Columbo daughter, he was sold to A W Francis of Furze Down Farm, Okehampton, Devon EX20 1SG.

Next at 2800gns was Bosahan Hamlet 16, bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds, The Farmhouse, Bosahan Farm,Constantine, Falmouth, TR11 5QB. A Skerrington Armada 09 son, out of a Camus Brandy daughter, he was purchased by BV & DT Whiteman, Warstone Farm, Illey, Halesowen, West Midlands B62 0HJ.

Selling for 2600gns was Cwarre Hagrid 16, bred by Richard James Cumming, Blaencwarre, Hermon, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen SA33 6SS. A Denizes Exclusive 13 son, out of a Kilbride Farm Newry daughter, he was sold to C C Harris, Maund Cottage, Maund Bryan, Bodenham, Hereford HR1 3JB.

The Top Price female, selling for 3600gns was the Overall & Female Champion Gwili Gwenan with her heifer calf at foot Gwili Jenny, bred by Mr M K Beynon, Gwalyrhwch Farm, Llanedi, Pontarddulais, Swansea SA4 0YT. Daughter of Auchorachan Wizard who sold for 21,000gns at Perth 2010 and out of a Clonagh World Class daughter she was purchased by D J Cleland (Partner), Glebe Farm, Dinedor, Hereford HR2 6LQ.

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Next top price female and selling for 2400gns was Bosahan Hollie Flirty, bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds of The Farmhouse, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth TR11 5QB. A Heathbrow Freddie Star 14 daughter out of a Skerrington Armada 09 daughter, she was purchased by Halomark Ltd, Collstar Farm, Malthouse Lane, Llantarnam, Cwmbran, Torfaen, Monmouthshire NP44 3EE.

Averages:

15 Bulls @ £3,097.50

1 Cow with Calf @ £3,780.00

4 Senior Heifers @ £1,779.75

6 Junior Heifers @ £1780.23

10 Lopemede Heifers @ £1,580.25

Draft Entries

5 Chegwidden In Calf Cows @ £1,543.50

10 Lopemede Maiden Heifers @ £1,400.70

11 Lambclose Maiden Heifers @ £982.22