Stirling May Sale - sale report

The Stirling May Sale was held on Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2017 and the pre-sale show was judged by Mr Andrew Clarke of 19 Breaghey Road, Tynan. County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

Topping the day's trade at 7400gns was the Overall Champion Corskie Glenfiddich, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Kilbride Farm Tarrant daughter was sold to Mr Pearson of Manor Farm, Belencowe, Penrith, CA11 0DB.

Second top price at 7200gns was the Corskie Global, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Bel Dhu Capercaillie son out of a Dirnanean Bradley daughter was purchased by J S Fraser of Tore Mains Farm, Tore, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire IV6 7SA.

Also selling at 7200gns was Islavale Guardian bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. An Islavale Denzil son out of a Darsham Lucky Strike daughter he was purchased by A Sharp & Sons of Farmton, Tough, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8HU.

Next, selling for 6200gns was the Reserve Overall Champion Islavale Gameboy also bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Delfur Casanova son out of a Glenturk Premier daughter was purchased by Aitken Bros Of Riccarton Farm, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 6PH.

Also selling for 6200gns was Islavale Guru, again bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Curaheen Bandit daughter, he was purchased by Aucheneck Estates, Farm Office, Killearn, by Glasgow G63 9QN.

Again at 6200gns was Corskie Gel, bred by W J & J Green of Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN. This Dirnanean Bradley son out of a Corskie Valiant 2nd daughter was purchased by John Meikle of Kirkton of Lundie, Lundie, Dundee DD2 5NW.

Also selling for 6200gns was Benhar Gunner, bred by Robert & Hazel McNee of Over Finlarg Farm, Tealing, Dundee, DD4 0QE. This Auchorachan Winger son out of a Dirnanean Telstar 1 daughter was purchased by Stewart Farms of Balglass, Lennoxtown, Glasgow, G65 7LG.

Next selling for 6000gns was Woodhall Glen, bred by Mr H Macaskill of Woodhall Farm, Innerwick, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1SH. This Curaheen Commanche son out of a Raceview All-Star daughter was purchased by A Lindsay & Co of Culnaightrie, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, Kircudbrightshire, DG7 1RE.

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Also selling for 6000gns was Team Glenearn bred by Mr R J Macgregor of Kirkton Of Mailler, Craigend, Perth, Perth & Kinross PH2 0ST. This Auchorachan Winger son out of a Tilbrook Noble daughter was purchased by K Russell of Crouse farm, Wigtown, Wigtownshire, DG8 9BE.

Again at 6000gns was Islavale Gruff, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. A Delfur Casanova son out of a Woodhall Walker daughter, he was purchased by A Nicholson of Relugas Mains Farm, Dunphail, by Forres, Moray IV36 2QL.

Selling for 5800gns was Islavale G Whizz, bred by Mr W S Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This Woodhall Walker son out of a Darsham Lucky Strike daughter was purchased by Easter Tulloch Ltd of Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire AB30 1JA

37 Bulls sold to an average of £4467 - 90% clearance.