Topping the Simmental trade at Stirling today was an 8800gns call for Innerwick Butcher (lot 96). This Castlegate Titan son is out of Innerwick Louise, an Innerwick Grenadier daughter and sold with a TSI of +61 and an SRI of +65.
Close behind that was the day’s pre-sale champion Islavale Boris (lot 114). This Woodhall Walker son sold at 8500gns and is out of Islavale Nutkin, an Islavale Joseph daughter. He carries a TSI of +65 and an SRI of +62.
Next best at 7500gns was another from the same home, Islavale Buzz (lot 105). He is by Glenturk Premier and out of Islavale Topaz, an Islavale Marvel daughter and has a TSI of +64 and an SRI of +76.
Following that came two bids at 7000gns, with the first made for Islavale Bismark (lot 107). This Kilbride Farm Newry son is out of Islavale Morag, a Skerrington Kestral daughter. He has a TSI of +64 and an SRI of +69.
The second to make 7000gns was the reserve overall champion from this morning Islavale Bruce (lot 112). By Woodhall Walker he is out of Islavale Vanilla, a Fole Nevada daughter and has a TSI of +71 and and SRI of +69.
And making 6800gns was Corskie Bentos (lot 111). Sired by Corskie Valiant 2 he is out of Corskie Speckle, a Strathisla Nuggat daughter and has a TSI of +66 and an SRI of +70.
Another from Stuart Stronach then made 6500gns, with this being Islavale Balu (lot 113), a Darsham Lucky Strike son out of Islavale Rita, a Skerrington Kestral daughte This one has a TSI of +83 and an SRI of +71.
Selling at 6200gns was another from the Greens, Corskie Bruno. Again by homebred Valiant 2 he is out of Corskie Treasure, a Ballinlare Farm Nightrider daughter and has a TSI of +52 and an SRI of +64.
Average; 36 bulls £4433 (United Auctions).