Wednesday 17 November 2021
Grifford 1 Princess from Nick Griffiths, Penkridge, Staffordshire was selected as senior and senior female champion at the Stars of the Future held at United Auctions, Stirling. September 2020-born, it is a Normanton 1 Laertes son, and out of Coley 1 Clara 315, a daughter of Blakelaw 1 Calzaghe.
Judging was Panmure Herefords’ Audrey Anderson, who commented on the high quality of calves forward.
Leading the junior section was March 2021-born Moralee 1 Valuabull RK V19 from Tom and Di Harrison, Mickley, Northumberland. March 2021-born and having already taken the grand male title at Agri Expo, it is by Moralee 1 Rebel Kicks KS R12 which did so well on this year’s summer show scene. Its dam is the Harrisons’ ‘original Pippa’, Coley 1 Pippa 356, which won the Royal Highland Show in 2017.
Saltire 1 Vinnie from Willie and Pauline Wason, Kinglassie, Fife took the reserve senior and senior male champion titles. Born in October 2020, it also did well at Agri Expo, being named reserve senior male champion. Another Laertes son, it is out of Baldinnie 1 Cathy 40th, which is a Baldinnie 1 Orient daughter.
Sky High 1 Miss Allure from Nick Griffiths and Boomer Birch and Graham Brindley took the reserve junior and junior female champion. Out of Dendor 1 Jennefer 15th and by Dendor 1 Kohinoor, a SMH Euro 30E son, it is February 2020-born.
From Strathaven-based Gavin Dunbar, February 2020-born Drumboy 1 Vindicator 1103 won the reserve junior male champion accolade. Home-bred, it is by AI sire Fabb 1 Northern Star, and out of the Danish -bred Moeskaer Kashmir 1655.
Another from the Harrisons’ stable, this time Moralee 1 Mink RK V24, won the reserve junior female champion title. Out of Romany 1 Mink DL L24, it is again by Moralee 1 Rebel Kicks KS R12.