A flying trade for Blackface rams at Lanark saw a new record price of £100,000 for a shearling which coupled with a further 14 five-figure sales bolstered averages to a £3125.73 centre high for 241.

The two-day sale which concludes tomorrow with ram lambs, was led by the pen leader from Alastair and David MacArthur, Nunnerie, Elvanfoot, purchased by Iain Campbell, Glenrath, Peebles. Brought out by Derek Brown and Craig Thornborrow, this cracker is a son of a £6000 Elmscleugh bought at Dalmally and out of a show ewe by the home-bred Dynamo.

Second top price was £38,000 paid for the No 1 from Jimmy and Donald MacGregor, Dyke, Milton of Campsie. A son of a £24,000 Elmscleugh bought some 10 years ago, out of a ewe by a son of the home-bred Travis ram, he was knocked down to John Marshall, Gosland, Broughton, Biggar; Willie and Billy Graham, Craigdarroch, Sanquhar; John and Richard Wood, Kingledores, Tweedsmuir and Matthew Hamilton and son Matthew, South Cobbinshaw.

Two lots sold for £20,000 including a shearling from Andrew Provan and son Andrew, Parkhall, purchased by the Hamilton brothers, Aitkengall, Dunbar; Burncastle Farming, Lauder, managed by Alan Rogerson and Billy and Andrew Renwick, Blackhouse, Yarrow. Alan Rogerson also helped bring in the same money for the best from Mrs Obie Sharp, Longcroft, Lauder, which sold to Hartside Farms and Archie and John MacGregor, Allanfauld, Kilsyth.

Other top sellers included:

Aitkengall - £16,000 to Parkhall and Hartside

Midlock - £16,000 to Waterlands and Lurg; £14,000 to Williamhope, Burncastle Farming and Blackhouse; £12,000 to Blackcraig, Glen Gatehouse and Nunnerie

Allanfauld - £14,000 to Tinnis; £10,000 to Craigdarroch.

Craigdarroch - £13,000 to Normangill

Dyke - £13,000 to Hartside, Aikengall and Allanfauld

Dryhope - £13,000 to Wester Crosswoodhill

Harestone - £12,000 to Midlock

Nunnerie - £12,000 to Drannandow Farm

Kirkstead - £10,000 to Dunruchan