Cracker at Nenagh delivers a €5,000 Record price for the Venue.

Two Freetown Hotspur sons exhibited by Roscommon man Padraig McGrath, Elphin topped the Irish Hereford Society’s final spring sale of the season at Nenagh today.

Kye Hulk 706 with purchaser James Thompson, owner Padraig McGrath and James Thompson Junior.€5,000
Kye Hulk 706 with purchaser James Thompson, owner Padraig McGrath and James Thompson Junior.€5,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kye Hulk 706 out of a Churchill Storm daughter Kye Sorcha 4th set a new record at Nenagh when Hereford breeder James Thompson, ‘Ballyraggan’, Rathvilly, Carlow made the final bid of €5,000 to secure the yearling bull as a herd sire.

Kye Hotspur 708 with owner Padraig McGrath and purchaser Michael Conroy. €4,300
Kye Hotspur 708 with owner Padraig McGrath and purchaser Michael Conroy. €4,300

The day’s second highest price also went to the same stable when Mr McGrath’s Kye Hotspur 708 this time out of Kye Sheila 603 a Bowmont Storm A584 daughter sold to Strokestown breeder Michael Conroy on a bid of €4,300.

Other principal prices included Sandra Bogan’s Millbawn Atticus a Mawarra Sentimental son at €3,000 to Con Howard, Ballymackey, Nenagh and Rory Farrell’s Ballinveney Rambo a Ballinveney Nigel son to Cornelius McCarthy, Skibbereen at a further €3,000.

Millbawn Atticus with breeder Sandra Bogan with Society President John Neenan and Tom Brennan, Judge
Millbawn Atticus with breeder Sandra Bogan with Society President John Neenan and Tom Brennan, Judge 
Ballinveney Rambo with owner Rory Farrell and sons with Society President John Neenan and Tom Brennan, Judge.
Ballinveney Rambo with owner Rory Farrell and sons with Society President John Neenan and Tom Brennan, Judge.

 

The Champion shown by Society President John Neenan unfortunately failed to reach his reserve and was withdrawn.

Show Champion Tullaha Morgan with Owner Society President John Neenan, Tom Brennan Judge and Tommy Creegan.
Show Champion Tullaha Morgan with Owner Society President John Neenan, Tom Brennan Judge and Tommy Creegan.

There was an excellent clearance of 85% with a sale averaged €2,850

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