A run of solid prices has met a short run of quality bulls here. Selling away at 4000gns was Balmaud Eagle, bred by W and G Strachan, but forward from Messrs Bruce, Logie. This is a Maerdy Amontillado son out of Balmaud Victoria and has a TSI of +29 and an SRI of +32.

Immediately after came a stronger sale for Derrykirk Edward (lot 249) from L Richardson and Sons. This is a Lyonsdemesne Tzar out of Clonchambers Tammy, a Newlook daughter. Bred by Benedict Mulrennan, he went at 5500gns.

Then making 4000gns again was Elrick Empire from Michael Massie. This is by Coolnaslee Adversary and out of Elrick Vain, a Pedr Tennessee daughter. He has a TSI of +26 and an SRI of +27.

Another 4000gns bid met the first of the day from John Jeffrey, Kersknowe Earl, this is by Glenbridge Andrew and out of Kersknowe Venus, a Kersknowe Topmodel daughter and has a TSI of +26 and an SRI of +31.