The female champion, a sole white May 2022 born heifer, Balgay Silky Blythesome, went on to secure the lead priced female at 4000gns for Balgay Farms. Brought out by farm manager and share farmer, Iain Wilkinson, Balgay, Inchture, Perth, she paraded three months in calf to Fearn Ribeye, which was bought privately. A daughter of Glenisla Macleod she is bred from Balgay Silky Blythesome, which goes back to Chapelton Braveheart. This one now travels to Shetland with J Dodge, Aith, Cunningburgh.

The same home sold the reserve champion in the form of the March 2022 born heifer, Balgay Crimson Tide, which later made 3000gns. By the same sire she is out of Balgay Crimson Tide and also sold three months in calf to the same bull. Final bidders here was A Polson, Westerloch, Wick, Caithness.

Balgay Greta Gigha also made 3000gns when selling to GE Tomlinson, Red Robin, Bromley. A daughter of Glenisla Macleod she is out of Balgay Greta Gigha.

Bill and Jane Landers, and son, Bobby, Cairnsmore, Bargaly, Newton Stewart, sold their best May 2022 born heifer, Cairnsmore Sophia Gabby for 3700gns. Selling free of the bull she is sired by Redhill Lord Thunder, which was purchased as a calf privately from Brenda Wear, and out of Cairnsmore Gabreilla Beyonce, which goes back to Chapelton Dauphin. Buying back some of her own genetics Brenda Wear, Hilltop, Butconbe, Bristol, took this heifer home.

Next best at 3600gns was Burllie Sheila from David and Mairi Wyllie, The Gill, Cummertrees, Annan. This roan 19-month-old heifer is the result of a mating between the sire, Cairnsmore Landmark and the dam, Gilven Sapphire Lily. Selling free of the bull this third prized heifer sold to L and G Glynis Guild, Back O Laight, New Cumnock.

Mountbenger Sally realised 3000gns for George Irving, Mountbenger, Yarrow, Selkirk. Placed fifth in the show she is scanned in calf to Dunsyre Patriach, being a daughter of Meonside Nosty and bred from the Chapelton Destiny sired-dam, Mountbenger Kirsty. The hammer fell to Stewart and Katherine Mcintosh, Borthwickshiels, Hawick.

Leading Awards

Bulls born between Jan 15 and Mar 12, 2022 – 1, senior and overall champion, G Stephen’s Glendual Sammy, by Fearn Godfather, 21,000gns to WJ and J Green, Corskie, Garmouth; 2, Major JPO Gibb’s Glenisla Sirrocco, by Bleaton Protest, 5500gns to JP Gray, Unthank, Whittingham, Alnwick; 3, A Vrona’ Langhams Sullivan, by Podehole Lionheart, 4500gns to Walker of Netherwood, Banknock; 4, Upsall Castle Farms’ Signature Of Upsall, by Mandalong of Upsall, 6000gns to T Walker, Newton of Mountblairy, Banff; 5, M and T Severn’s Highlee Samson, by Sandwick Noteabull, 3000gns to Klondyke Farms, Shancastle, Moniaive, Thornhill.

Bulls born between Mar 13 and 21, 2022 – 1 and reserve senior, LJ Townsend’s Coxhill Scout, by Meonside Nidavellir, 7000gns to MJ and J Mclaren, Fintalich, Muthill, Crieff; 2, A Clark and Sons’ Duncanziemere Samurai, by Meonhill Charlie Chaplin, 5800gns to I and D Goldie, Greenfield, Annan; 3, Major JPO Gibb’s Glenisla Samson, by Broughton Park Thunder, 9000gns to GW Smith, Drumsleed, Laurencekirk ; 4, GT Lintelo’s Mayfield Superstar, by Mayfield Maximus, 6800gns to J Lovegreen, Greenfield, Bishop Auckland; 5, C Macadie and sons’ Superb of Skaillhouse, by Podehole Rock Nebula, 4000gns to J Hardie, Alford.

Bulls born between Mar 22 and April 3, 2022 – 1, intermediate champion and overall reserve, N Hynd’s Westbroad Scotia, by Shawhill Leroy, 15,000gns to JW Frame, Little Galla, Wiston, Biggar; 2, reserve intermediate, A Clark and Sons’ Duncanziemere Saltire, by Glenisla Excalibur, 15,000gns to Glenrinnes Farms Ltd, Dufftown; 3, JH Wilson and J Dunning’s Runleymill Samson, by Millerston Milkybar Kid, 7000gns to R and K Williams, Ranna, Tarland; 4, Rattray Estates Ltd’s Rattray Storm, by Willingham Nautilus, 5000gns to Holystone estate, Farnham Park, Northumberland; 5, J Currie and Sons’ Miltonlockhart Shrek, by Coxhill Marksman, unsold.

Bulls born between April 4 and 22, 2022 – 1, LJ Townsend’s Coxhill Sultan, by Meonside Nidavellir, 10,000gns to Cannon Hall Farms Ltd, Barnsley; 2, GL Riby’s Stonehills Sloane Square, by Glenisla Nobleman, unsold; 3, LJ Townsend’s Coxhill Spartacus, by Crooked Post Tobias 11,000gns to Whissendine Farms Ltd, Syston; 4, D and T Bradley Farmer’s Meonside Simba, by Willingham Kensington, 5500gns to Exmoor Forest Farms, Cornham, Somerset; 5, D Welsh’s Westbroad Seamus, by Shawhill Leroy, 5000gns to J Mitchell and Co, Rumbletonrig, Greenlaw, Duns.

Bulls born between April 22 and May 3, 2022 – 1, Upsall Castle Farms’ Squadron Leader of Upsall, by Nelson of Upsall, 10,500gns to D and M Wyllie, The Gill, Cummertrees, Annan; 2, S and G Hunt’s Sowerbyparks Superstar, by Sowerbyparks Magnus, 4800gns to A and C Farms, Langham Lodge, Rutland; 3, A Haigh’s Willingham Spitfire, by Willingham Lieutenant, 20,000gns to M Cormack, Tambour Manor, Canterbury; 4, D and T Bradley Farmer’s Meonside Snowman, by Crooked Post Tobias, 6500gns to C Addison and Co, Chapelpark, Ellon; 5, SG Mair and Sons’ Muiresk Stormzy, by Alvie Galaxy, 7500gns to Mountquhanie Farms, Cupar, Fife.

Bulls born between May 4 and June 2, 2022 – 1 and junior champion, Upsall castle Farms’ Sovereign of Upsall, by Nelson of Upsall, 11,000gns to Leazes Farm, Mayfield, Wolsingham and J Biggar, Chapelton, Castle Douglas; 2 and reserve junior, A Haigh’s Willingham Salamander, by Willingham Lieutenant, 12,000gns to JF Irving and son, Mount Benger, Yarrow and DJ Steen, Coxhill, Moffat; 3, D and T Bradley Farmers’ Meonside Salvador, by Elliot Salute, 6000gns to Thistledown Cowford Farms, Bankfoot; 4, D and T Bradley Farmers' Meonside Shamrock, by Meonside King Kong, 6000gns to FR Crew, Gall Farm, Lockerbie; 5, B Landers’ Cairnsmore Superstar, by Chapelton Nearco, 4000gns to W and M Hebron, Fall Top, Bradford.

Bulls born after June 3, 2022 – 1, D and M Wylie’s Burllie Saltire, by Napoleon of Upsall, 10,000gns to Laga Farms, Orkney; 2, B Landers’ Cairnsmore Spaceman, by Redhill Lord Thunder, 9000gns to D Soutar, Alyth; 3, A Haigh’s Willingham Salazar, by Willingham Lieutenant, 5500gns to G Mackellar, Ardacheranmor, Colintraive; 4, T and I Walling’s Crichton Snoop Dogg, by Coxhill Panther, 7500gns to AE and AJ Thornber, Calf Hey, Halifax; 5, F Davidson’s Forgie Starburst, by Coxhill Luke, 4200gns to GT and S Coghill, Orkney.

Heifers born between Feb 16 and May 13, 2022 – 1 and female champion, Balgay Farms’ Balgay Silky Blythesome, by Glenisla Macleod, 4000gns to J Dodge, Aith, Shetland; 2, and reserve female, Balgay Farms’ Balgay Crimson Tide, by Glenisla Macleod, 3000gns to A Polson, Westerloch, Wick, Caithness; 3, Balgray Farm’s Balgay Greta Gigha, by Glenisla Macleod, 3000gns to GE Tomlison, Red Robin, Bromley; 4, D Welsh’s Westbroad Rosette Suzie, by Shawhill Leroy, 2700gns to A Polson, Westerloch, Caithness; 5, JF Irving and Son’s Mountbenger Sally, by Meonside Nosty, 3000gns to R and M Mcintosh, Borthwickshiels, Hawick.

Heifers born after May 14, 2022 – 1, T and I Walling’s Crichton Patsy 1307, by Balgay Kinship, 1650gns to WJ and J Green, Corkie, Moray-shire; 2, T and I Walling’s Crichton Ballerina, by Balgay Kinship, 1700gns to G Caldwell, Drumbeg, Girvan; 3, D and M Wyllie’s Burllie Sheila, by Cairnsmore Landmark, 3600gns to L and G Glynis Guild, Back o Laight, New Cumnock; 4, T and I Walling’s Crichton Patsy 1355, by Coshill Panther, 1700gns to RW Wyllie and Co, Ladyurd, West Linton; 5, B Landers’ Cairnsmore Stacey Tulip, by Cairnsmore Poser, 1600gns to A Tibbenham and son, Weybread Hall, Diss.

Group of three – Coxhill.

Pairs – Willingham.