Brace of 5000gns Bids Lead Newark British Blue Day
Saturday 17th March 2018
A pair of 5000gns bids led the trade at Saturday’s British Blue sale at Newark, with this top paid twice for bulls.
First to go at this level was Trencrom Lord of the Dance from Gail Ellis, Cornwall. This May 2016-born Bavan Empire son is out of Trencrom Go Go Girl, an Almeley DJ daughter. This largely black bull sold to A and S Baillie, Kirkcowan, Newtonstewart.
Second at this level was Kevin Watret’s Solway View Limited Edition, a Gitan Du P’Tit Mayeur son out of Broomfield Vivien, a Baron Du Bois Bauloye daughter. This one found a new home with I R Appleton, Elwick, Hartlepool.
Then at 4500gns was the very first bull of the day, Witham Bank Javelin from W Laight. This 2014-born senior bull is by Lennie Van Het Caloenhof is out of Witham Bank Ebony, a Janvier 8515 De Warichet daughter and was bought by C Stancombe and Son, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.
Three then sold at 4000gns, with the first of these being another from Gail Ellis, Trencrom Lord Gill. Sired by Strawberry Field Hokowase, this one is out of the New Close Colonel daughter Trencrom Gillyflower and was knocked down to H J Brooks and Son, Hertford.
Another from the same home then took the same bid, with this being Trencrom Lux, another Bavan Empire son is out of Trencrom Firecracker, an Empire D’Ochain daughter. He was the pick of Roger and Tom Elliot, Kislingbury, Northamptonshire.
And the final 4000gns call came for Bear Dale Logan, a Henlli Wishmaster son from S Pilkington. She is out of Almeley Flora, a Rosario daughter and sold to Gail Ellis for the Trencrom herd, Cornwall.
Gail Ellis led the female trade too, taking 4000gns for Trencrom Ladybird, a Strawberry Field Hokowase daughter out of Trencrom Hot Shot, a Boherard Cantona daughter. Taking her home was Ben Sharpe, Essex.
Then at 3500gns was Kevin Watret’s Solway View Lottie, an ET bred Colos Van Daisel daughter out of Broomfield Vivien, a Baron Du Bois Bauloye daughter. This one heads to Bishopton, Stockton on Tees, with J L Marks.
Following that came three at 3000gns, with the first of these being Trencrom La Di Dah from Gail Ellis. This Pinnacle Fists daughter out of Trencrom Gaelic, a New Close Colonel daughter. She sold to previous buyer Ben Sharpe.
The same buyer then paid the same money for Trencrom Lady L, a Strawberry Field Hokowase daughter out of Trencrom Galway, another by New Close Colonel.
And the final 3000gns call came for Hooton Lilac from the Seels family. This Norbreck Fireman daughter is out of Hooton Eucalyptus, a Hooton Bonanza daughter. She was bought by G L Potter, Stratford Upon Avon.
Also this day, saw the Baldwin family’s commercial suckler herd, consisting of mainly Limousin cows, with British Blue calves at foot. These topped at £3,000 – 32 selling to average £2210.93.
172 Commercial heifers sold to average £980.58 and 140 commercial steers averaged £1028.71
Averages; 12 British Blue bulls £4005.83, 19 British Blue heifers £2674.21
The North East Club organised a show of the pedigree
Judge: Mr. W Seels
1ST – WITHAN BANK JAVELIN (LENNIE VAN HET CALOENHOF)
1ST – KERSEY KINGFISHER - (BALLYGRANGE ALEX)
2ND – KERSEY KUDOS (BALLYGRANGE ALEX)
1ST – CROFTENDS LENOX (IMPERIAL DE L'ECLUSE)
2ND – TRENCROM LUX (BAVAN EMPIRE ET)
3RD – FEATHERSTONE LOFTY (COLOS VAN DAISEL)
1ST – BEAR DALE LAERTES (HENLLI WISHMASTER ET)
2ND – KERSEY LEGEND (MOUNTJOY UTOPIA)
3RD - WINDMILL LAMBRETTA (BRINGLEE WALDO)
4TH – BEAR DALE LOGAN (HENLLI WISHMASTER ET)
1ST – SOLWAY VIEW LIMITED EDITION (GITAN DU PTI'T MAYEUR)
2ND - TRENCROM LORD OF THE DANCE (BAVAN EMPIRE ET)
3RD – DRIFT LUCOZADE (TAMHORN FORMIDABLE)
4TH – DRIFT LUCKY (COLOS VAN DAISEL)
CHAMPION BULL – SOLWAY VIEW LIMITED EDITION (GITAN DU PTI'T MAYEUR)
RESERVE BULL - BEAR DALE LAERTES (HENLLI WISHMASTER ET)
1ST – BLACK N BLUE LADY LLOYD (JIOSCO DE FOCANT)
2ND - BRANTSIDE KITTY (CROMWELL FENDT)
3RD – TRENCROM LA DI DAH (PINNACLE FISTS)
4TH – TRENCROM LADY L (STRAWBERRY FIELD HOKOWASE)
1ST – SOLWAY VIEW LOTTIE (COLOS VAN DAISEL)
2ND – SHELTWOOD LADY GA GA (GAMIN DES 3 FRONTIERES)
3RD – QUINBURY LAVENDER (CHALFORD MANOR IRONMAN)
4TH – TRENCROM LADYBIRD (STRAWBERRY FIELD HOKOWASE)
CHAMPION FEMALE – BLACK N BLUE LADY LLOYD (JIOSCO DE FOCANT)
RESERVE FEMALE - SOLWAY VIEW LOTTIE (COLOS VAN DAISEL)
Auctioneers: Newark Livestock Sales