Aberdeen and Northern Marts Spring Sale – 27th February 2019 – Sale report
Judging the Aberdeen and Northern Mart spring sale at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, was Bob Adams from Newhouse Glamis, Forfar, Angus.
Topping the trade on the day at 6,000 gns was lot 57, TILLYEVE INVINCIBLE 17, bred by Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Udny, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6SJ. A WOODHALL ELLISON 13 son out of a CURAHEEN APOSTLE daughter, he was purchased by Mr G D Wilson, Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
The pre-sale champion, lot 51, sold for the second-highest price on the day of 5,500 gns. ISLAVALE IVAN 17, was bred by WS Stronach, Berryleys Farm, Grange, Keith, Banffshire, AB55 6LN. This ISLAVALE FRONTIER 14 son out of a CHESTERMANN VARNEY daughter was purchased by Messrs R & J Francis, Insch, Aberdeenshire.
Next, at 5,200 gns was lot number 50, GLENLOSSIE ICEMAN 17, bred by M/S AD SUTHERLAND & SONS, Connachie, Ellas, Elgin, Moray, IV30 8TS. This OMORGA DENMAN 12 son out of a SAMARK THOR daughter was purchased by DM McCallum, Culbokie, Dingwall.
Lot 58, TILLYEVE INFINITY 17, bred by Messrs C & M Bruce, Tillyeve, Udny, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 6SJ reached a selling price of 4,200 gns. Another WOODHALL ELLISON 13 son, and out of a KILBRIDE FARM VERNON daughter, sold to D Petrie & Son, Ballogie, Aboyne.