Taking the champion Shorthorn championship was Donald Biggar with Chapelton Exemplar (lot 358) by Chapelton Typhoon and out of Chapelton Nettle 214. This one is full brother to the 15,000gns beast selling last year. Mr Biggar who farms 75 Beef Shorthorn cows in Castle Douglas has won the championship title for five out of the six years. This year he has six bulls entered.


In reserve is Neil Massie and Sons’ Blelack Hildalgo (lot 367) by Loch Awe Saxon S098 and out of Blelack Helen.