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Stars of the Future ’18

Some lovely youngstock were on show at the Stars of the Future event at UA’s Stirling Market.

In the inter-breeds, the senior continental section was won by John Christie’s 14-month-old Charolais bull, Westcarse Nimrod, with reserve going to Andrew Gammie’s 14-month-old Limousin bull, Westpit Nashville. The junior continentals were led by Aileen Ritchie’s eight-month-old Limousin bull, Ritchies Oracle, with Charlotte Alford’s 10-month-old British Blue heifer, Foxhill Nadiya, standing reserve.

The native senior inter-breed winner was Richard and Carol Rettie’s 13-month-old Aberdeen-Angus heifer, Retties Pam T420, which stood ahead of HM The Queen’s Highland bull, Prionnsa Dubh 2nd of Balmoral. Leading the junior natives was David Raeburn’s 10-month-old Angus heifer, Tulloes Pride, while Rattray Estate’s eight-month-old Beef Shorthorn heifer, Rattray Maddie, stood reserve.

The Joe Watson Memorial Trophy was won by a pair of Charolais heifers from the McMurrich family, Formakin Opal and Formakin Octopusy.

Below are pictures of the leading prizewinners, in catalogue order of breeds. To view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales section.


Senior Champion, John Christie’s 14-month-old bull Westcarse Nimrod

Reserve Senior, Harestone Natalie, a 15-month-old heifer

Junior Champion, the 10-month-old bull, Bassett Online

Reserve Junior, McMurrich Partnership’s nine-month-old heifer, Formakin Opal


Senior Champion, the 12-month-old bull, Harvey Bros 1 Rupert

Reserve Senior, the 12-month-old heifer, St Clements Wells Dawn 5th

Junior Champion, the 10-month-old heifer, Romany 1 Lucy R47

Reserve Junior, the eight-month-old heifer, Drumboy 1 Rosie 944.

British Blue

Senior Champion, the 13-month-old bull, Maidenlands Marvel

Reserve Senior, the 13-month-old heifer, Maidenlands Marbella

Junior Champion, the 10-month-old heifer, Foxhill Nadiya

Reserve Junior, the eight-month-old bull, Abington Nitro


Senior Champion, the 13-month-old heifer, Islavale Cassie

Reserve Senior, the 16-month-old bull, Newbiemains Interceptor

Junior Champion, the 10-month-old bull, Kennox Juggernaut

Reserve Junior, the five-month-old heifer, Ashland Lucy Jezebel


Senior Champion, the 13-month-old heifer, Retties Pam T420

Reserve Senior, the 15-month-old bull, Kingholm Real Deal T195

Junior Champion, the 10-month-old heifer, Tulloes Pride

Reserve Junior, (lot 159) the seven-month-old bull, Galcantray Duke U155


Senior Champion, the 14-month-old bull, Westpit Nashville

Reserve Senior, 14-month-old heifer, Grahams Nicki

Junior Champion, the eight-month-old heifer, Ritchies Oracle

Reserve Junior, the nine-month-old heifer, Springsett Orchid


Senior Champion was HM The Queen’s 21-month-old bull Prionnsa Dubh 2nd of Balmoral, shown here in the Native Senior inter-breed championship, where he was placed reserve

Junior Champion, the nine-month-old heifer, Zsofia 2nd of Richmondhill

Beef Shorthorn

Senior Champion, the 16-month-old heifer, Ballyvaddy Tessa L863

Junior Champion, the eight-month-old heifer Rattray Maddie

Reserve Junior, the seven-month-old bull, Millerston Man O War

The Joe Watson memorial pairs competition was won by the Charolais pair of Formakin Opal and Formakin Octopussy from Robin McMurrich. Reserve were Jack Ramsay’s Shothorn pair of Millerston Man O War and Millerston Gretta Mandy

Overall Young Handler Champion was Emma Smith, with Frank Gwynn taking the reserve prize

To view the full selection of photographs taken, see our Photo Sales section.




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