British Blues sold to a 4800gns top in Newark last weekend, when the British Blue Society held their spring show and sale.

Trencrom Masta Class was the supreme champion and sale topper for EA and DA Ellis of St Ives. By Phenomene de Martinpre, out of the Bringlee Blackstar daughter Trencrom Ex Factor, this two-year-old sold to Lowesby Farms, Melton Mowbray.

The reserve Blue, Windmill Maximus from V and G Bowring, Nether Langwith, realised 4500gns. This two-year-old bull is a son of the 16,000gns Gass Iron Man, out of Tweeddale Dark Beauty. The buyer was BJ Key, Limpenhoe, Norwich.

Two Delhorn bulls from JA Hopkins, Highbridge, made 3800gns. The first being the first prizewinner, Delhorn Malcolm. By the Empire D'Ochain son, Tweedale Discovery, and out of Tweeddale Fussy, the successful bidder was AR Mason, Desborough, Kettering.

Also at the same money and bred by the same way was Malcolm's ET brother, Delhorn Monster, which was purchased by JR Grantham, Hogsthorpe, Skegness.

Top British Blue female at 3100gns was the 15-month-old heifer, Trencom Nobella from EA and DA Ellis. By Farouk De St Amand, this second prize winner is out of Trencrom Heather Belle and sold to S and RE Williamson, Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland.

Female and reserve supreme champion, Trencom Mercedes from the same vendor sold at 3000gns to J Drake, Thornton, Bradford. By Coolbanagher Ivor, this one is out of White Farm Aphroditise. Another from the same home, Trencom Molly Day, a Ballydangan Hectare daughter took the reserve female honours and also made 3000gns in a sale to J Feather, Hainworth Shaw, Keighley.

The open Spring sale of Limousin held the same day produced a top of 4000gns twice. Stephen Wilde's Ewdenvale Lovejoy sold to SP and L Mason, Weaverthorpe, Malton. This January 2015-born bull is by Euphrate and out of Ewdenvale Ember.

Second to hit that price was Fieldson Nick from JW and MC Fieldson of Gainsborough. This 17-month-old son of Fieldson Jammy, out of the Goldies Uppercrust daughter, Fieldson Charisma, was bought by PM Jarrom, Misterton, Lutterworth.

The same home produced the top priced Limousin female at 2000gns. This was paid by HG Sharman and Son of Colmworth, Bedfordshire, for Fieldson Nutella, a Goldies Jazz daughter out of Fieldson Candy.

Averages: British Blue – Six bulls, £3853.33; eight heifers, £2743.13; two cows with calves at foot, £2677.50. Limousin – Nine bulls, £3234.33; 23 served and maiden heifers, £1527.07.

Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington and Newark Livestock Market