Tuesday 28 June 2022
Sky High 1 Miss Allure from Boomer Birch, Graham Brindley and Nick Griffiths, Staffordshire stood supreme, grand female and junior female champion at the Royal Three Counties Show, with the line ups sorted by experienced judge Steve Edwards, Leicestershire.
Born in February 2021, Miss Allure won supreme champion in the National Pedigree Calf Show held at the English Winter Fair and was also junior champion at Stars of the Future. Also having travelled south on the summer show scene, this heifer won female champion and interbreed native heifer at the Royal Bath and West. By Dendor 1 Kohinoor, it is a son of Danish-imported SMH Euro 30E and out of Dendor 1 Jennefer 15th, the two times Hereford female of the year which is a daughter of Solpoll 1 Gilbert, the three times UK sire of the year.
Taking a clean sweep in the male championship was RA Bradstock and partners, Tarrington, Herefordshire who the reserve supreme position and male championships with Free Town Vaughan. Another February 2021 born animal, it is by Moyclare Quinlan and out of Free Town Plum 109th.
Standing next to its stable mate in the male championship and having won the September to November 2020 bull class was Free Town Versatile. Another Quinlan son, this bull was out of Free Town Perkin, which again carries generations of Bradstock breeding.
In the reserve female spot was Thornysure 1 Vixen from M and C Shaw, Ilmington, Warwickshire. A daughter of Kinglee 1 Pure Gold, it is out of a home-bred dam, by Fisher 1 Monarch. Born in December 2020, its female line goes back to Hermitage breeding.
Senior female champion was picked out as Newtoncroft 1 Dora 416 from Newtoncroft Farms, Newton Harcourt, Leicestershire. Born in March 2020, it is by Solpoll 1 Hollywood and out of Hawkesbury 1 Dora, which goes back to Costhorpe breeding.
The reserve senior female champion rosette went in the direction of Rempstone 1 Fashion N584 from M Ludgate, Thame, Oxfordshire. By Solpoll 1 Nobility, it is out of Kinglee 1 Fashion 304, which again goes back to Costhorpe breeding.
Buckenhill 1 Trans Am from M Gray and L Crowther, Bromyard, Herefordshire was judged senior male champion. January 2020-born and a Cornriggs 1 Knightrider son, it is out of the Anxiety line at Buckenhill.
Reserve senior male champion, Porton House 1 Meridian from L and L Powell, Hengoed, Glamorgan. The first bull to sell from the Porton House herd in 2022, it is a Gouldingpoll 1 Moonshine son and out of the won of the best cows at Porton House, Dendor 1 Lilac Wine 28th.
Away from the championships, Bosbury 1 Vanderpool BN from Sarah Hawkins, Bosbury, Herefordshire won the March to April 2021 born bull class. Out of Bosa 1 Elke, it is by Barwise 1 Nabucco, which is a grandson of Remittal Online 122L.
The junior heifer class was won by Porton House 1 Jane 2nd from P Moyle and V Weller. May 2021 born, it is by Dendor 1 Sherlock.
In the pairs class, Rempstone 1 Fashion N584 and Agri Expo 2021 supreme champion Rempstone 1 Curly N604 teamed up to take the red ticket.