Keystone Hereford Champions Named
Purple Reign Cattle Co., Toulon, Ill., bred the top female and bull at the 2009 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) in Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 2. Chan Phillips, Mays Lick, Ky., judged the 179-head show and said he was impressed with the depth of quality in each class.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Purple Reign Cattle Co., Toulon, Ill., bred the top female and bull at the 2009 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) in Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 2. Chan Phillips, Mays Lick, Ky., judged the 179-head show and said he was impressed with the depth of quality in each class.
Purple CMCC Nastia 9U was slapped overall champion female after winning the junior yearling heifer division. Nastia, a Feb. 2008 daughter of LaGrand Reload 80P ET, was bred by Purple Reign Cattle Co. and is owned by Dennis Hartman, Jerseyville, Ill. Phillips followed with the champion intermediate heifer as reserve overall. Showtime Karlie 867 is a May 2008 daughter of Ramsey’s Firewall and was shown by Hunter Hamilton, Heltonville, Ind. Karlie was bred by Showtime Cattle Co., Greenfield, Ind.
A Purple Reign-bred bull won the bull show as well. Purple MB Womanizer 14U ET, is a March 2008 son of CH Enuff Prophet 2913. Womanizer is co-owned by Purple Reign and Hansmeier & Son Inc., Bristol, S.D. Reserve champion overall bull was SPF 262S Wildcat Willie 01W. Wildcat Willie, bred and owned by Spring Pond Farm II, Branchport, N.Y., was the champion junior bull calf and is sired by KJ 068J Manhattan 262S.
In the cow-calf show, STAR 19R Carlene 137T ET was chosen champion. She is by SB 122L Git-R-Done 19R ET and showed with a March heifer calf at side. The pair was bred by Star Lake Cattle Ranch, Skiatook, Okla., and is co-owned with Andre Howe, Wagontown, Pa. NS Lady R 646 was named reserve champion cow, with a February bull calf at side. Lady, by Blair-Athol 20 The Rock ET 19M, was bred by Stockdale Hereford Farm, Dayton, Pa., and is owned by Oak Ledge Farm, Belmont, N.H.
Four L Hereford Farm, Atwood, Tenn., was awarded first-place get of sire and named premier exhibitor. Showtime Cattle Co. won the premier breeder banner and Oak Ledge Farm won the best six head award.
To view complete results of the 2009 Keystone International Hereford Show visit
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Additional division results
Spring calf champion heifer: Purple Reign Cattle Co. with Purple Dirty Diana 18V by LaGrand Reload 80P ET.
Reserve spring calf champion heifer: Showtime Cattle Co. with Showtime Crystal 919 ET by UPS Odyssey 1ET.
Junior calf champion heifer: Showtime Cattle Co. with Showtime Sheza Star 910 ET by BR Moler ET.
Reserve junior calf champion heifer: Oak Ledge Farm, Belmont, N.H., with KEB Guinevere Online 122LWET by Remitall Online 122L.
Fall calf champion heifer: Kyle Lemmon, Manchester, Md., with KLL Sandy 07U ET by BR DM Channing ET.
Reserve fall calf champion heifer: Nigel Howe, Wagontown, Pa., with STAR Modus Operendi 528U ET, by LaGrand Reload 80P ET.
Reserve intermediate champion heifer: Marben Farm, Sharon, Conn., with Marben’s Barbaro by HCC Legacy S01 ET.
Spring yearling champion heifer: Karey Howes, Taneytown, Md., with BL Anne Oakley by BR DM Channing ET.
Reserve spring yearling champion heifer: Caitlin Decker, Vincent, Ohio, with Circle D 29F Payback 108ET by CS Boomer 29F.
Reserve junior yearling champion heifer: R&T Acres, Frederick, Md., with RTA Diana 80U by STAR Bright Future 533P ET.
Senior yearling champion heifer: Oak Ledge Farm with KEB OSuzanna Odyssey 1ETT by UPS Odyssey 1ET.
Reserve senior yearling champion heifer: Chase Billing, Greendell, N.J., with JJD Cashmere 832T ET by HF 4L Beyond 36N.
Reserve spring calf champion bull: Oak Ledge Farm with KEB Enid E Deal 609W by H Easy Deal 609 ET.
Reserve junior calf champion bull: Oak Ledge Farm with KEB Erec E Deal 609W by H Easy
Fall calf champion bull: Four L Hereford Farm with Four L 279R Jon 8080U ET by GH Rambo 279R.
Reserve fall calf champion bull: Four L Hereford Farm with Four L 279R Sisler 8081U ET by GH Rambo 279R.
Reserve intermediate champion bull: Rylee Stockdale with RS Apocalypto 151U ET by STAR 67J Eclipse 135S.
Reserve yearling champion bull: Oak Ledge Farm with KEB Harrison Hard Rock 5073U by SR CG Hard Rock 5073.
Senior champion bull: Hart Hereford Farm, Jackson, Tenn., Stan Foster, Paragould, Ark., and Four L Hereford Farm with Four L Odyssey 7059T by UPS Odyssey 1ET.
Reserve senior champion bull: Elliot Davis Budney and Skye Sabra Budney, Lebanon, Conn., with 4WF Valedictorian 41T ET by STAR Bright Future 533P ET.