Tuesday 6 June 2023

It was another successful show for Solpoll 1 Trailblazer from L and L Bowen, Nelson, Glamorgan, at the Royal Bath and West where it won reserve interbreed, supreme and male champion following hot on the heels from its interbreed victory at Shropshire County Show.

Solpoll 1 Trailblazer from L and L Bowen

Purchased from Northern Ireland’s John and William McMordie at £10,000, it is a son of Solpoll 1 Promoter, which was imported from Canada as an embryo. Its dam is Solitude 1 Duchess bred by Andrew McMordie and goes back to the Duchess line at Dorepoll. Trailblazer also went on to stand interbreed champion pair with stablemate Bowendu 1 Ruby 2nd.

Midford 1 Whatyalookinat from Will Awan

Reserve supreme and reserve male champion was Midford 1 Whatyalookinat from Will Awan, Midford, Bath, as tapped out by judge Ryan Coates, Leicestershire. Born in March 2022, it is by Intelagri 1 Jaguar L, a Fisher 1 Jaguar J347 son and out of a Panmure 1 Henry daughter, Intelagri 1 Rosie. This young bull also won junior native interbreed bull.

The female championship was another title to head back over the Severn Bridge with the Bowen family as Bowendu 1 Ruby 2nd moved to the fore before also winning reserve native interbreed champion heifer. January-born, it is a daughter of the day’s supreme champion Solpoll 1 Trailblazer and out of Dendor 1 Ruby 23rd which was third place female of the year in both 2019 and 2017, having also taken the supreme championship at Shepton Mallet.

Hudley 1 Luna from Harriet Jackson, Gundleton, Hampshire stood reserve female champion. By AI sire Gouldingpoll 1 Stockman, it is out of Solpoll 1 Ferrari daughter, Hudley 1 Lucy.

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