It was a case of Blelack domination here in Stirling today as father and son team of Neil and Graeme Massie, Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, secured the junior and overall championship, as well as the intermediate and reserve overall championship under judge Brian Clark of the Duncanziemre herd.
Their overall champion was Blelack Bluey P348, an April 2014-born Blelack Evergreat H003 son out of the Blelack Egotist K531 daughter, Blelack Bluebird M875. This one carries an eye muscle area of +5.4 and a milk figure of +12.
Taking the reserve overall championship was his herd mate Blelack Everest P300, a Blelack Equity J127 son out of the Oakchurch Dominator G035 daughter Blelack Evora K392. This one was junior male champion at the Highland in June as well as native performance recorded bull. He has a milk figure of +20 and a Self Replacing Index of +42.
Running back in order, taking the senior championship earlier on in proceedings was Fraser Cormack at the halter of Haughton Levi P105 from Whittaker Farms. This January 2014-born Hallington Evo L333 son out of the former Highland Show female champion Haughton Laura L026, a Rawburn Elysium F547 daughter. This one was a class winner at the Summer National Show.
Reserve senior honours went to Rob Bishop with his winner from the second senior bull class in the form of Warrenho Eddie P505, a son of the 2009 Royal Show champion Warrenho Dalmigavie G237. This one is out of the Dalrene Cruz 11F daughter Gaston Wood Edwina C070 and was male champion at both Surrey County and South of England Show.
Standing reserve intermediate to the Massie family was Alan and Carol Armour and Sons with Woodvale Mr Atlantic P666. Born April 2014, this successful summer show bull is by Wedderlie Net Profit E916 and is out of the Woodvale Next Step H712 daughter Woodvale Miss Annie L246.
Meanwhile, the reserve junior championship went to the Trustees of the late Gordon Brooke with Linton Gilbertines Bold Ruler P855. This Royal Welsh champion is by Rawburn Black Hawk L261 and is out of the Rawburn Ravovo F517 daughter Linton Gilbertines Brittany K343.
In the female championship taking top spot in the one class of females was Mosston Muir Inga N340, a September 2013-born Ardrossan Admiral daughter out of a home bred Mosston Muir Elgin J232, while in reserve was James McMillan’s May 2014-born Dunesk Lady Iris P061, a Mosston Muir Mr Angus L288 daughter.
1, Whittaker Farms’ Haughton Levi P105, by Halgington Evo L333
2, Messrs W and D McLaren’s Netherton marvel P796, by The Moss Mr Eshton D409
3, Trustees of the late Gordon Brooke’s Linton Gilbertines Denzel P830, by Rawburn Black Hawk L261
4, Miss Caroline Orr’s Keirsbeath King Kong P530, by Duncanziemere Edwin J311
1, Messrs A E and C R Bishop’s Warrenho Eddie P505, by Warrenho Dalmigavie G237
2, Bryan Ronan’s Jerusalem Lord Hansard P289, by Rawburn Julio Eric L249
3, Messrs William R Baillie and Co’s Baillieston Lieutenant P948, by Netherallan Peter Pershore E052
4, Messrs G C Taylor (farms)’ Moncur Jason Eric P230, by Eastfield Foreman K158
1, Trustees of the late Gordon Brooke’s Linton Gilbertines Drago P848, by Rawburn Black Hawk L261
2, Tomas M c Rennie’s Mosston Muir Edwin P344, by Mosston Muir Mr Angus L288
3, K and M Howie’s Cairnton Panchaud P364, by Fordel Enniskillen H512
4, Jonathan and Lisa Doyle’s Drumhill Ernie P123, by Blelack Lord Handsome L739
1, Messrs N F Massie and Sons’ Blelack Everest P300, by Blelack Equity J127
2, Messrs A and C Armour and Sons’ Woodvale Mr Atlantic P666, by Wedderlie Net Profit E916
3, Messrs N F Massie and Sons’ Blelack Tommy P278, by Blelack Equity J127
4, Neil A Wattie’s Tonley El Diablo P031, by Blelack Evor H929
1, Messrs N F Massie’s Blelack Bluey P348, by Blelack Evergreat H003
2, Trustees of the late Gordon R Brooke’s Linton Gilbertines Bold Ruler P855, by Rawburn Black Hawk L261
3, Neil A Wattie’s Tonley Eskimo P053, by Blelack Prince Consort A286
4, Whittaker Farms’ Haughton Essoteric P110, by Halgington Evo L333
1, Martin McCornick’s McCornick Evicii P005, by Wedderlie Even Bonus J939
2, Robert McNeil’s Kincardine Castle Panther P033, by Netherton Figo
3, Thomas Rennie’s Mosston Muir Edwin P348, by Moisten Muir Mr Angus L288
4, Martin R McCornick Kick Off P034, by Wedderlie Even Bonus J939
Class 7 (females)
1, Thomas Rennie’s Mosston Muir Inga N340, by Ardrossan Admiral A2
2, James A McMillan’s Dunesk Lady Iris P061, by Moisten Muir Mr Angus L288
3, Mr and Mrs E MacGregor’s Raddery Elderflower P163, by Gallantry Ernest E840
4, James A McMillan’s Dunesk Emily P060, by Mosston Muir Mr Angus L288