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Worcester Sale report – 28th September 2019
Topping the male trade on the day at 3,800gns was GRANGEWOOD JUMBO 18, bred by Mr & Mrs AS & YA Leedham, Pickering. A GRANGEWOOD DAMASCUS 12 son, out of a GRETNA HOUSE SUPERSONIC’S daughter. Purchased by D Evans & Son, Anglesey
Second top price, selling for 3,150gns was BLACKFRIAR JACKPOT 18, bred by Greyhound Estates Ltd, Weedon Road, Northamptonshire. A NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 EX 92 son, out of a CELTIC ROCK daughter.
Purchased by Henry Bigwood, Brean, Somerset. (Seabreeze)
Leading the Female trade at 2,050gns was DINTON VERITY 8, an in-calf heifer, bred by Miss S V Francis, Mere, Warminster. A SNEUMGAARD IMPERATOR (PP) son, out of a KEELDRUM CLIO 11 (P) daughter. Purchased by M/S M Johnson & B A Foster, Hanch, Staffordshire. (Hanch)
S R & J L Eales T/A W R Eales & Son, Leicester, secured the second top price female of the day, with their in-calf heifer PEATLING IDA, a son of STORERSMITH EINSTEIN 13, out of a CHYANHAL WELLINGTON daughter. Purchased by DANIEL & JODIE JONES, NR BUXTON, Derbyshire. (Jones)
Bulls averaged at £3648.75
Cows & calves averaged at £1330.87
In-calf heifers averaged at £1364.04
Maiden heifers averaged at £1283.10