Monday 17 July 2023
Coley 1 Vincent from Liam Jackson-Carr was tapped out by Ireland’s Matthew Goulding as supreme and male champion at the Great Yorkshire Show having also won the senior bull class. Recently purchased by Liam Jackson-Carr of JC Herefords, Carle Coates, Sheffield, it was bred by Heather Whittaker, Halifax. Having stood supreme at the Royal Highland this year, it was male champion at Northumberland County Show and in 2021, reserve supreme and junior bull champion at the Great Yorkshire and reserve junior male champion at Moreton.
Coley 1 Vincent from L Jackson-CarrSpartan 1 Oyster Gem SP166 from SC and GL Hartwright, Abingdon, Oxfordshire was reserve supreme, junior and female champion and also took the red ticket in the 2021 heifer class. Already a well-known animal this year, it won its class at the Royal Three Counties. This October 2021-born female also stood among the interbreed group success at the Royal Norfolk. Sired by the UK sire of the year Solpoll 1 Perfection, its dam is from the Cleland Oyster Gem line.
In the Blythewood native pairs, Oyster Gem coupled up with Kinglsand 1 Wolf to take the championship. The junior team also went on to take the reserve title, while the senior group of four stood fourth. All in all, the breed the enjoyed a fruitful week at Harrogate.
Reserve female champion was selected as Bowendu 1 Ruby 2nd from L and L Bowen, Nelson, Glamorgan having also won its class. January 2022-born, it is a daughter of Solpoll 1 Trailblazer and out of Dendor 1 Ruby 23rd which was third place female of the year in both 2019 and 2017. A previous Christmas calf show junior champion, it also took reserve supreme champion at the 2019 Royal Cornwall Show, supreme at the Royal Bath and West, Devon County and Pembroke Show.
March 2022-born Kingsland 1 Wolf from S and H O’Kane, Adfa, Powys was shown by Keadyview Livestock and was selected as reserve male champion as well as reserve junior champion. A son of the 2018 Royal Welsh champion Gouldingpoll 1 Moonshine, it is out of Kingsland 1 Lily 1st which is from the Lily line at Dendor.
It was April 2022-born Auckvale 1 Wodonga 2204W from W and R Kemp and sons, Bishop Auckland, Co Durham which led the junior bull class. By stock bull Dendor 1 Muttley, it is out of Auckvale Lively 1389L which traces back to the Westwood Lively line, bred by RT Davies and co.
On to the females and Moralee 1 Kylie KS S3 from T and D Harrison, Mickley, Northumberland led the cow class. The 2019 Christmas calf show champion, this October 2018-born female is by previous sire of the year SMH King Size 87K and out of the Harrisons’ original Kylie.
From the same stable, Moralee Curly CI288 moved to the fore in the junior heifer class. By Parkhill Pompeii, a son of the Australian sire Yarram Pompeii V055, it was purchased as a heifer from W and R Kemp and sons in the 2020 Designer Genes sale where it sold for a European horned female record of 10,000gns. The prolific Curly line at Auckvale goes back to Border’s Curlys, which originated from the historic Wenlock herd.
The pairs was won by J Hodge, Berwick-upon-Tweed while the group of three class saw success for SC and GL Hartwright.