Garngour Vintage is Sire of the Year 2015
Alan Clark - Garngour, receiving the Sire of the year trophy
from Henry Gamble, Society Chairman
The 2015 First Year Sire of the Year is Garngour Vintage, bred by the Clark family, purchased by Albert and George Howie, Knock, in conjunction with the Knox family, Haddo, and Sandy Lee, Fordafourie, at Lanark last year.
His three high selling sons at National Sales in 2015 were Knock Will-I-am from the Howie’s which sold for 70,000gns at Lanark to Charlie Boden, Fordafourie Welcome which sold at 1500gns at Lanark and Haddo Winner from the Knox family which made 500gns, again at Lanark.
This left Garngour Vintage, who carries an index of 307, with an overall average for his three highest selling sons from individual dams of 24,000gns.
Taking second place was Cornmore Velvet Jacket bred by John Leitch and sold for 85,000gns at Lanark last year. And third spot this year went to Procters Ventura. Bred by Procters Farm and purchased for 4000gns in 2014 by David Houghton for the Tophill flock in partnership with Charlie Boden.
Garngour Vintage - CJN1403170