The top prize at the recent Kilmarnock Foal Show, in Ayr Market, was awarded to Ronnie Black, Newton of Collessie, Ladybank, Fife, for his class-winning senior colt foal.

Reserve supreme was John Adamson, Easter Glentore, Airdrie, with his leading senior filly foal.

The weather was fine enough for the judging to go ahead outdoors, with the placings being done by John Henderson, Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, and Drew Simpson, Mosside, Ballymoney, both Northern Ireland. The umpire. Robbie Morton, Stobilee, Cleghorn, Lanark, was not called up as umpire, but judged the best shown foal which was from Miss Charlotte Young, Hall Stud, by Ayr.

LEADING awards:

Brood mare – 1, Mrs B. Jackson and A Craig, Boat Clydesdales, Thankerton, Biggar.

Two-year-old – 1 and senior champion, Eric Johnstone, 50 Highfield Circle, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire; 2, Charlotte Young, Hall Stud, by Ayr.

Yearling filly – 1 and reserve senior, Scott Greenhill, Leuchars Lodge, Fife; 2, Jen Spiers, 29 Sportsfield Road, Hamilton; 3, A and E Campbell, Netherwood Cottage, Kilmacolm

Senior colt foal – 1, Ronnie Black, Newton of Collessie, Ladybank, Fife; 2, Eric Johnstone; 3, Marshall and Halliday, Hermitage, Hollee, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie.

Junior colt foal – 1, Miss Charlotte Young; 2, Bob Hamilton, Dillars, Lesmahagow.

Senior filly foal – 1, John Adamson, Easter Glentore, Airdrie; 2, Jim Greenhill, Upper Tulloes, Forfar, Angus; 3, Mrs B Jackson and A Craig.

Junior filly foal – 1, Ronnie Black; 2, A Johnstone, Tannachie, Stonehaven; 3, Miss Charlotte Young.

Confined foal – 1, D McGill, Newark Kennels, Alloway, Ayr.

Group of three foals by same sire – 1, Bob Hamilton (Dillars Ollie).

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