Carlisle Charolais top at 7,000gns for the reserve male champion

The overall reserve male champion Thrunton Highclass, from J HC Campbell and Sons, Alnwick, Northumberland, drew a top price of 7,000gns, when Charolais bulls went under the hammer at Carlisle.


This Newhouse Bigal son was born in March 2012 and is out of the Burradon Talisman daughter Thrunton Bombshell. He sold to JH Strawhorn, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire.


Next best 6,000gns was the overall male champion Bassett Hallmark, from J Atkinson, Malton, North Yorkshire. Sired by Harestone Domino he is out of the Thrunton Troubadore dam Bassett Doodle. He sold to PR Sawyer and Son, Goodmanham, York.


At the same money was the Burradon Talisman son Eoinrua Harty, bred by K McKenna and from Andrew Ewing, Annan, Dumfriesshire.

Out of the Derryharney Outstanding daughter Ratoary Amarillo he headed home with Messrs Evans and Corfield, Ludlow, Shropshire.


Then at 5,400gns was the fourth prize Lochend Apache son Dreva Hasslehoff, from J Warnock and Sons, Biggar, Lanarkshire.

This one if out of a homebred dam and was bought by AC Austin, New Abbey, Dumfries.


Topping the female section at 4,600gns was Gretnahouse Geigg from Alastair Houston,

Sired by Blelack Digger she is out of the Derryharney Outstanding dam Gretnahouse Eigg and has a TSI of +67 and an SRI of +63.

She sold to J Preece and Sons, Cheltenham, having run with Wesley Eqinox earlier this summer.


At the same money was RE and KM Jackson’s Seaville Gina, which sold to A McCormick and Co, Lochfoot, Dumfries.

Sired by the Mowbraypark Torpedo son Newhouse Bigal she is out of the Balthayock Marius daughter Seaville Abbie and was served to Alwent Goldbar in July.


Averages: 18 bulls, £4007.50; Two females, £2262.5-; One served heifer, £4830; Two maiden heifers, £2887.50.


(Harrison and Hetherington).