THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL AUTUMN SALE OF
British Blues sell to a top price of 6,600gns at Carlisle
Friday 2nd October 2020
British Blues sold to a top of 6,600gns at the Border British Blue Club's 31st Annual Autumn Show & Sale at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 2nd October 2020.
Top call came for, Blue Stone Noel (lot 21), a powerful, nearly all black, 2 year old son by Tenace De La Praule and out of Blue Stone Heiress. Noel was consigned by T Dylan Rees, Llwynihirion, Crymych and was knocked down for 6,600gns to M Stevenson, Balcamie Farm, Girvan, Ayrshire.
Next in the price ratings on 6,200gns, was Border club enthusiasts H & S Maudsley, Littlebank Bungalow, Settle with Littlebank Ned ET,(lot 18) a July 2018 born son from the Farouk De St Amand & Littlebank Kimberley flush. Signing the cheque was RH & M Boyren, Hill Park Farm, Ulverson. Messrs Maudsley also win the Border British Blue Club Trophy for the highest price animal owned by a member of the Border Club.
Also hitting the high spots was GL Morgan, The Cider Mill, Tillington with Almeley Nut Cracker, (lot 19) an August 2018 son of Pinnacle Hero and out of Almeley Goldilocks. He was knocked down for 6,000gns to A & F Baillie, Low Glasnick Farm, Newton Stewart.
Also from the same home was Almeley Novak ET, (lot 16) a 28 month old bull from the Almeley Arlequin and Rosemount Faith flush. Ned found his new home with DC Rees & Son, Pencrug Farm, Brecon, Powys at 5,800gns
Leading the ladies was Pendle Ola ET (lot 25) who was bred & exhibited by AM & E Hartley, Pendle Valley Farm, Nelson. Ola is from the Dafydd d’Ochain and Pendle E By Gum flush. This sweet blue and white Januay 2019 born heifer was snapped up by J Crowther, Making Farm, Sowerby Bridge.
9 Bulls £5518.33
1 Females £2625.00
T Dylan Rees Lot 21 “Blue Stone Noel” 6600gns to M Stevenson, Balcamie Farm, Dailly, Girvan, Ayrshire
H & S Maudsley Lot 18 “Littlebank Ned ET” 6200gns to RH & M Boyren, Hill Park Farm, Colton, Ulverston, Cumbria
GL Morgan Lot 19 “Almeley Nut-Cracker” 6000gns to A & F Baillie, Low Glasnick Farm, Kirkcowan, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire.
GL Morgan Lot 16 “Almeley Novak ET” 5800gns to DC Rees & Son, Pencrug Farm, Cradoc Road, Brecon, Powys
A & CS Comrie Lot 20 “Stonebyres Nevis” 5200gns to AT Dixon, Chirdon, Tarset, Hexham, Northumberland
AM & E Hartley Lot 25 “Pendle Ola ET” 2500gns to J Crowther, Making Place Farm, Soyland, Sowerby Bridge, W Yorkshire