A top price 10,000gns was reached twice at the Blue British Society show and sale at Carlisle.
Firstly, for Brennand Nugget, a January 2018-born son of Tweeddale Ebony out of Brennand Icandy consigned by J.C. Walker and Son, Dunsop Bridge. It sold to Messrs Carr, Hexham.
At the same money was the male and supreme champion, Auchenlay Nimrod from R. and M. Paterson, Dunblane. May 2018-born and by Sandyvale Jagerbomb out of Auchenlay Hope, it had been male and reserve overall champion at the Royal Highland Show last year and went to an undisclosed buyer.
Auchenleck Estates, Stirling, then paid 9,000gns for the reserve male champion, Stonebyres Navigator, a February 2018-born son of Kelowna Jimbo consigned by A. and C.S. Comrie, Stonebyres.
Next at 8,000gns was second prize winner, Top Side Noah from Ross and Elaine Pattinson, Brampton. By Naby Golddust, it was knocked down to Messrs Hyslop and Sons, Biggar.
Another bull from the same home, January 2018-born, Top Side Nik Nak by Top Side Joey then sold for 7,500gns to Messrs Hall, Buxton.
Topping the female trade at 4,500gns was the section and reserve supreme champion, Foxhill Olala, a March 2019-born white heifer consigned by Charlotte Alford, Cullompton. The ET daughter of Affute Du Ry Ossogne and Rhymil Kylie, a prolific show winner, sold to Messrs Gill, Keswick.
Making 4,000gns was the reserve female champion, October 2018-born Pendle Nice Ice Baby, a Heros Du Peroy daughter from A.M. and E. Hartley, Nelson. The buyer was Messrs Hunter, Annan.
Averages - 25 bulls, £5,006.40;13 maiden heifers, £2,600.77; 2 cows served and/or suckling, £2,677.50.
Auctioneers: Harrison and Hetherington.