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Worcester Sale – 4th May 2019
Judging the Worcester pre-sale show was Mr Rob Hewlett, Boddington, Cheltenham.
Topping the male trade on the day at 8,400gns was LOPEMEDE IDAHO 17 (PP), bred by J Rixon Ltd, Thame. A KLITGARDENS EMIL (PP) son, out of a LOPEMEDE KEMPTON 2ND daughter, this sale-only bull was purchased by Mr Patmore, Saffron Waldon (Norman)
Second top price, selling for 6,800 gns was CWARRE IDAHO 17, bred by Richard James Cummings, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthen. This DENIZES COLUMBO 11 son out of a CELTIC NICOLA daughter, was purchased by CM Mercer, Leominster (Bowley)
Third and fourth highest prices came from the same stable, both bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth. TR11 5QB. Third was BOSAHAN ILIAD 17. A SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 son out of a STERLING JOSIE’S NOONTIME daughter, he was sold for 4500 gns and was purchased by PL Heard, Okehampton.
Fourth was BOSAHAN INFINITY 17 (P), a HEATHBROW FREDDIE STAR 14 (P) son out of a BOSAHAN ALESHA daughter, he sold for 4,300 gns to CM Mercer, Leominster (Bowley)
Next, and selling for 4,200 gns was STORERSMITH INFRARED 17, bred by R & L Storer-Smith, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. A WOODHALL FERRARI 14 son out of a SCARTHINGWELL VANITY daughter, he was purchased by Mr R Davies, Penlanlwyd, Llangammarch.
Topping the Female trade at 3,400 gns was RAVENSDALE OLIVE 16TH, bred by Mr MKD Hind, Wadhurst, Essex. Sired by HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 and out of a RAVENSDALE OLIVE (P) daughter, she was purchased by Mr B Harding, Denham, Buckinghamshire (Hallway).
Second top price female was the pre-show Female and Overall Champion, MIDHOPE IMPRESSIVE, bred by Mr WJ Hollingsworth, Midhopestones, Sheffield. Sired by WOODHALL EVERHART 13, and out of a MIDHOPE THELMA 2ND daughter, she sold for 3,200 gns to C Fovargue, Coalville, Leicestershire (Edroda)
Bulls met an 85% clearance, with 16 bulls selling to average £4010