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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.   

Leading Awards

                                     Champion                                            Reserve
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.