Females in the Beef Shorthorn section soared to a 15,000gns high, marking a new female breed record price for John Elliot, Kelso.
Leading the way was Elliot Miss Lea 825, a June-2018 born heifer by Sull Cyclone. Out of Crawfdown Miss Lea, it was sold due in March to Elliot Conundrum. The buyers were G. Price, Llanilar, Aberystwyth.
Next at 7,800gns and topping the consignment from Major J.P.O. Gibb, Blairgowrie, was the July-2019 born maiden heifer Glenisla Desiree N461. The Millerston Jamboree daughter was knocked down to A. and C. Farms, Rutland.
Selling at 6,800gns was another from the same home, April-2019 born Glenisla Desiree N454. By Chapelton Glen Clova, the buyers were Gates Farming, Coldoverton.
Another from Mr Elliot, Elliot Pure Class, sold for 6,500gns. An April-2020 born heifer by Elliot Royal Flush, which is the first son of Agri Expo champion, Elliot Echo, it sold to Francis Baird, Gloucestershire.
Another two heifers from the Glenisla draft sold for 6,000gns. Both Jamboree daughters, the first was Glenisla Sally Broadhooks N404, and the second, Glenisla Waterloo Naomi N432. Both were bought by A. and C. Farms.
52 females, £3543.75 (54 females, £2,440 in 2019).