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Castle Douglas 2011 Spring Show
It was a clean sweep for Dennis and Margaret Gall, Boquan Home Farm, Kippen, Stirling in the bull championships, as they received both male champion and reserve awards.
Their much talked about bull Highland Monarch of Gall-way won the two year old and overall male champion, this February 2009 born Septimus of Tweedshaws’ son and out of the famous Silverbell 12th of Corrie family was a firm favourite with the busy ringside. Silverbell 12th has an impressive history, a previous Highland Show champion, she has bred a Highland Show champion and a son was champion two year old bull at the spring show last year. The junior champion and reserve male champion, Highland Laddie of Gall-way is also a Septimus son, but this time out of Silverbell 3rd, is a year younger than his half brother.
In the Female lines, it was the Finlay Family, Blackcraig, Corsock who received the red, white and blue ticket for Blackcraig Hilda Q297, this October 2008 born Finmac Norseman daughter is out of Wellhill Hilda 254th. The Reserve Female was from Messrs RA McClymont & Son, Kirkstead, Yarrow, Kirkstead Evergreen S5 is a Penninghame Major daughter and out of Blarcreen Evergreen.
2year old Champion Highland Monarch of Gall-way W Wallace & Son, Harry Redknap of Fingland
Senior Champion J & A Finlay, Blackcraig Runrig AK McConchie, Penninghame Rambo
Junior Champion Highland Laddie of Gall-way D & M Gall, Highland Fling of Gall-way
Best Pair of Bulls D & M Gall AK McConchie
Female Champion J & A Finlay, Blackcraig Hilda RA McClymont & Son, Kirkstead Evergreen S5
Group of 3 females RA McClymont & Son, Kirkstead J & S Ross, Romesbeoch.