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Castleknowe Matchmaker BKL06075
sire: Blacktown Linesman WWB05084
g. sire: Geordie Kipper 006616
dam: Castleknowe BKL03005 sire of dam: Stonefieldhill Grand Champion BAS00076

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‘the lean mean muscle machine’ - Irish record holder, purchased jointly with Anglezarke for 30,000gns and breeding true to type in both flocks.

He sired the 1st prize ewe lamb at The Great Yorkshire Show 2007 (his only offspring shown). Matchmaker rams sold at the Scottish National Sale Lanark 2007 to 9,000 for Anglezarke Nimrod and 5,000gns for Hull House Nijinski.

This resulted in Matchmaker being awarded Best Stock Ram in the 2008 North West Texel Breeders Flock Competition. Matchmaker is within the top 5% of the Signet performance index and is the most widely used ram of his generation.

In 2009 he sired Cowal Powerhouse which sold for 8,000gns at the Scottish National Sale Lanark.

More Matchmaker progeny can be seen below:

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Hull House Moo - sired by Matchmaker
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Cowal gimmer sired by Matchmaker which sold for 13,000gns.
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Ewe lamb purchased jointly by Mr G Ruggeri and Messrs McCaffrey for 1400gns at the September Sapphires sale 2008.
She is dam of Gyrhos Predator - 1st prize ram lamb at The Royal Welsh Show 2009 and sold for 10,000gns.
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Matchmaker pictured as a two year old in 2008