A change in line up to host the Young Handlers on the Friday night at Stars of The Future aims to encourage more youngsters to take part and improve the atmosphere for them.

To be staged at Stirling Auction Market on Saturday November 13, the mains show event this year has 363 entries from 155 exhibitors. The main judging on the Saturday is to commence at 8.30am.

On Friday night, November 12, young handlers will begin at 7.30pm with entries taken until the day for juniors – 11 to 14 years of age – and seniors – 15 to 18 years of age.


Young handlers – Susan Johnstone, Ballindalloch, Grantown-on-Spey.

Aberdeen-Angus (60) – David Johnstone Ballindalloch Grantown-on-Spey.

Beef Shorthorns (26) – Jonty Bellas, Croft Ends, Appleby.

British Blues (29) – Jonty Bellas, Croft Ends, Appleby.

Charolais (39) – Allen Drysdale, Middle Drimmie, Blairgowrie.

Commercials (64) – Andrew Anderson, Mayne, Elgin.

Herefords (19) – Audrey Anderson, Easter Knox, Arbirlot, By Arbroath.

Highlands (54) – Stuart McKay, Duiletter, Glenstrae, Dalmally.

Limousins (64) – John Duncan, Dyke Farm Cottage, Milton of Campsie, Glasgow.

Simmentals (49) – Laura Beattie, Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers.

Native and continental individual inter-breed championship – John Morton, Gretna.

Native and continental pairs championship and Joe Watson Memorial pairs – Robert McNee Overfinlarg, Tealing, Dundee.

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