Jim and Patricia Goldie celebrated a string of success at the Stars of the Future Calf Show, held at United Auctions, Stirling, on 15th November, under judge Hector Mcaskill. Leading the way in the senior championship and on her first show outing was Newbiemains Elegance. This one is by Blackford Albatross, sire of the Goldie family’s 8000gns Leading Ladies heifer. She’s out of Monaduff Red Ruby.
Reserve to her following through from the senior heifer championship was Anne MacPherson at the halter of Blackford Echo. This one was calf champion at Turriff Show and is a Curlieu Knight daughter out of Blackford Allegro, herself a former Stars of the Future champion.
In the senior male championship it was the Goldie family again at the top, this time with Newbiemains Eddie Rocket, another by Albatross out of Rathlee Vixen. This one will head to Stirling in February. Reserve to him was Hugh Brunton with Crudie Enzo, an Islavale Brilliant son, born September 2013 out of Delfur Weigela B31.
The Goldie’s then celebrated further success in the junior championship and standing top for them was Newbiemains Fancy Pants, a Kilbride Farm Rainman daughter out of Innerwick Charlotte.
Then in reserve to her was Gary Patterson’s Drumpark Rosebud 3rd, a Banwy Wonderboy daughter out of Skerrington Rosebud 58th. Rainman has previously sired bulls to a top of 10,000gns and has bred three National Junior Female champions.
In the junior males the overall champion came from Michael Durno in the form of Auchorachan Facebook, a Rabawn Caesar King son out of Auchorachan Autumn, while in reserve was William Young’s Skerrington Franklyn, a son of the former Highland Show champion Sowenna Aristocract and out of Skerrington Rhona 32nd, winner of the first class of senior bulls.
In the young handlers classes, top spot in the junior class was Daffyd Gwynne, Robbie Wills stood second and in third was Frank Gwyne. In the senior class, Emma McAllister won the class and then in the interbreed young handlers class, Daffyd Gwynne was second overall.
Bulls born 8th July to 2nd September 2013
1st J Goldie’s Newbiemains Eddie Rocket, by Blackford Albatross
2nd D Durno’s Auchorachan Edward, by Innerwick Boris
3rd C Inglis’ Greencap Eclipse, by Slievenagh Wyaatt
Bulls born 3rd September to 23rd September 2013
1st H Brunton’s Crudie Enzo, by Islavale Brilliant
2nd H Brunton’s Crudie Eric, by Islavale Brilliant
3rd N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Elliot, by Kilbride Farm Wick
Heifers born 13th August to 2nd October 2013
1st W MacPherson’s Blackford Echo, by Curlieu Knight
2nd A Wilson’s Cairnview Rea 2nd, by Bruchag Awesome
3rd K McCaig’s St Trinians Electra, by Auroch Ace
Heifers born 3rd October to 14th December 2013
1st J Goldie’s Newbiemains Elegance, by Blackford Albatross
2nd R McCulloch’s Overhill House Eclipse, by Hoeness
3rd F McGowan’s Dirnanean Girlie 13th, by Curaheen Tyson
Bulls born 4th January to 8th March 2014
1st W Young’s Skerrington Franklyn, by Sowenna Aristocrat
Bulls born 9th March to 3rd May 2014
1st D Durno’s Auchorachan Facebook, by Rabawn Casear King
2nd R McAllister’s Bruchag Flagship, by Teviot Challenger
Heifers born 2nd January to 3rd March 2014
1st J Goldie’s Newbiemains Fancy Pants, by Kilbride Farm Rainman
2nd R McCulloch’s Overhill House Fanta, by Blackford Ben Mhor
3rd C Inglis’ Greencap Fearn, by Kilbride Farm Chieftain
Heifers born 4th March to 10th April 2014
1st W Patterson’s Drumpark Rosebud 3rd, by Banwy Wonderboy
2nd A Ivory’s Strathisla Foxy’s Mira, by Dellfield Brigadier
3rd A Wilson’s Cairnview Sonia 3rd, by Bruchag Awesome