The Stirling May Sale was held on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2016 and the pre-sale show was judged by Mr Dafydd Jones of Maesllymystyn, Foel, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0NX.
Topping the day's trade was the Overall Champion Aultmore Franco, bred by W M Patterson & Son, Upper Forgie, Aultmore, Keith, Moray, AB5 6QT. This Grangewood Brandon son out of a Whitemire King Kong daughter was sold for 7800gns to W J & J Green of Corkie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN.
Second top price at 7200gns was Corskie Freddo, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Popes Laird daughter was purchased by John Meikle, Kirkton of Lundie, Lundie, Dundee, DD2 5NW.
Next top price was Aultmore Fearless who sold for 6500gns. He was also bred by W M Patterson & Son, Upper Forgie, Aultmore, Keith, Moray, AB5 6QT. Another son of Grangewood Brandon and out of a Glenturk Rolex daughter, he was purchased by Mr D Hyslop, Clydeside Farm, Lamington, Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ML12 6HS.
Selling at 6000gns was the Reserve Champion Islavale Fusilier, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A Delfur Casanova son out of a Glenturk Premier daughter, he was purchased by Atholl Estates, Per Mr G Campbell, Balachallan, Ballinluig, Perthshire, PH9 0NN.
Next, selling at 5800gns was Islavale Fantastic, also bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Curaheen Bandit son out of a Curaheen Vobster daughter was purchased by J & J Marshall, Daleigh, Advie, Grantown on Spey, Morayshire, PH26 3LP.
Selling for 5500gns was Corskie Field, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of an Omorga Volvo daughter was purchased by Mr Pearson, Manor Farm, Belencowe, Penrith, CA11 0DB.
Also selling for 5500gns was Drumsleed Fletch, bred by Mr G W Smith of Drumsleed, Fordoun, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, AB30 1SL. A Grangewood William son out of a Brooklyn Jonti daughter, he was purchased by R & D Farquhar, Tewel Farm, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, AB39 3UN.
Selling for 5000gns was Team Fresco, bred by R J Macgregor of Kirkton of Mailler, Craigend, Perth, Perth & Kinross, PH2 0ST. This Boswell Cracker son out of a Cleenagh Jack daughter was purchased by Luss Estate Company, Arnburn,Arden, Alexandria, Dumbartonshire G83 8RH.
33 Bulls sold to an average of £4192 - 67% clearance.