The Scots might not be here in there usual numbers at Smithfield, but the quality of their offering is as ever second to none and proving this was the heifer champion from Alistair and Liz Vance, Dumfries.

Their leader here was the Limousin cross Divine Diva which weighed in at 479kg and was bred by the Scott family of Thirwell Castle.

Standing reserve to the Vance’s was Phil Sellers with British Blue cross Limited Edition, bred by Brian Griffiths this one weighed 608kg on the day.