Sale Reports


May 19, 2022 Carlisle Sale 13th-14th May 2022

Redrum Races to the Top at Carlisle

Judge: Jeremy Price
Junior Judge: Rory Milne

As the Spring sale season draws to a close, British Charolais once again returned to Carlisle for their annual Spring Show & Sale held by Harrison & Hetherington over the course of 13th-14th May 2022. The pre-sale show saw a wide range of superb animals on display, judged by Jeremy Price of the Oakchurch herd in Herefordshire and his junior judge Rory Milne from Morayshire. The sale began in earnest on the 14th May, with a total of 62 bulls and 5 heifers being sold. Bulls sold to an average price of £6487.98 with an 81% clearance, whilst females averaged £1743.

Elgin Redrum, Junior & Reserve Overall Champion, sold for 18,000gns

The top price of the day, at 18,000gns, went to the Junior and Reserve Overall Champion ELGIN REDRUM from the herd of R A Milne in Elgin, Morayshire. Redrum was sired by the ever-popular 14,000gns Westcarse Houdini, and his dam is Elgin JessieJ, a homebred daughter of former Royal Highland Show Reserve Champion Elgin Highroller. This exceptional 16-month-old will be journeying over to Hawick, Roxburghshire, where he will be introduced to the herd of winning bidder J Hepburn & Co.

Harestone Superior, Reserve Junior Champion, sold for 17,000gns

Following closely behind Redrum, at a final price of 17,000gns, was Reserve Junior Champion HARESTONE SUPERIOR from R & N Barclay in Insch, Aberdeenshire. At only 14 months old, Superior was amongst the youngest of the bulls on offer. He was sired by the 25,000gns Inverlochy Ferdie, and his dam is Harestone Brigitte – a daughter of Harestone Ronsard, who took the title of Supreme Champion at the Royal Highland Show in 2006. Winning the bid for this young lad was Kedzlie Farms Ltd. of Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Harestone Rolex, sold for 14,000gns

Reaching the next highest price of 14,000gns was 18-month-old HARESTONE ROLEX, also from the herd of R & N Barclay. Rolex was born to Alsnow Enchantress, a Blelack Roger daughter, and he was sired by Harestone Hercules. This class winner caught the eye of G & S Gilleard, who won the bid and will be taking him home to Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

Harestone RSTurbo, Intermediate Champion, sold for 13,000gns

The day’s Intermediate Champion HARESTONE RSTURBO was the next to sell, for a final price of 13,000gns. Also bred by R & N Barclay, RSTurbo combines some heavily sought-after French bloodlines – he was sired by the popular Major, and his dam is Bresiliene  – a daughter of Pinay. RSTurbo will be making the trip over to Northumberland, to the holding of winning bidder J E Woodman & Son.

Marwood Robocop, Reserve Senior Champion, sold for 11,000gns

Taking the next highest price of 11,000gns was Reserve Senior Champion MARWOOD ROBOCOP, an 18-month-old from the herd of R A & J Blyth of Hartlepool, County Durham. Robocop was sired by Balthayock Lineup, who sold for 16,000gns at Stirling in 2017, and his dam is Marwood Ingo – a homebred daughter of Marwood Flyer. Taking this strapping lad home is winning bidder W Milne of Strathdon, Aberdeenshire.

Dooley Rocket, Senior & Overall Champion, sold for 10,000gns

The hammer came down three times for the next highest price of 10,000gns, firstly for the day’s Overall and Senior Champion, DOOLEY ROCKET from D Thornley of Diseworth, Leicestershire. This impressive 19-month-old is a Wesley Forceful son, and his dam Dooley Molly goes back to Falleninch Hamzoraj. Rocket is sure to go on to perform well for his new owners A & S J Forbes of Ballindalloch, Banffshire.

Ellerton Razzmatazz, sold for 10,000gns

Also selling for 10,000gns was 17-month-old ELLERTON RAZZMATAZZ, bred by A Brown of Selby, North Yorkshire. This wasn’t Razzmatazz’s first taste of success; he had previously won the title of Charolais Champion at the Driffield Show. Razzmatazz has quite the profitable lineage behind him, having been sired by the 14,000gns Westcarse Houdini, and his dam (Ellerton Marigold) is a daughter of the 17,000gns Sandelford Harrison. Winning the bid this time was P L J S Howells, who will be taking Razzmatazz back to Llanybydder, Dyfed.

Goldies Roddy, sold for 10,000gns

The final bull to sell for 10,000gns was GOLDIES RODDY, from the herd of H Goldie in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire. Roddy was sired by Elrick Officer, a stock sire for the Goldies herd noted for short gestation and easy calving. His dam, Goldies Libby, is a daughter of the popular Blelack Digger. Roddy will be joining the Balmyle herd in Meigle, Perthshire, under the care of winning bidder W P Bruce Ltd.

Gretnahouse Rooftop, sold for 9,500gns

Reaching the next highest price of 9,500gns was GRETNAHOUSE ROOFTOP, a 20-month-old from the herd of L Houston in Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. Rooftop was born to Gretnahouse Oluthera, a daughter of the 17,000gns Balthayock Gladiator, and he was sired by the easy-calving Wesley Equinox. Rooftop caught the eye of J C Hobday & Son, who won the bid and will be taking him home to Hawick, Roxburghshire.

Balmyle Reunion, sold for 9,000gns

Two bulls managed to secure the next highest price of 9,000gns, the first of which was BALMYLE REUNION from W P Bruce Ltd. of Meigle, Perthshire. This charming 18-month-old was sired by Balmyle Jasper, a trait leader in gestation length and growth EBVs, and his dam Balmyle Gemma is a daughter of the 30,000gns Dingle Hofmeister. Taking Reunion home is winning bidder C Leslie & Sons of Duftown, Murray.

Brailes Samson, sold for 9,000gns

Also selling for 9,000gns was 15-month-old BRAILES SAMSON from Brailes Livestock in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire. This young lad had certainly been one to watch, having won Junior Champion at the Stars of the Future Calf Show and Interbreed Champion at Livescot 2021. Samson was sired by the 14,000gns Westcarse Houdini, and his dam is Bassett Orange, a daughter of Whitecliffe Lacroix. P S Thomas won the bid and will be taking Samson home to Caernarfon, Gwynedd.

Another from R & N Barclay, HARESTONE ROYALJAKE, took the next highest price of 8,000gns. This 16-month-old is out of Harestone Hyacinth, a Balthayock Domino daughter, and he was sired by Goldies Oasis who reached the top price of 23,000gns at Stirling in 2019. RoyalJake will soon be heading over to Dalry, Ayrshire, under the care of winning bidders R & M Wilson.

Firhills Rory, sold for 7,500gns

Finally, a trio of bulls sold for the next highest price of 7,500gns. The first of these was 17-month-old FIRHILLS RORY, bred by D Muirhead of Arbroath, Angus. Rory’s sire is the exceptionally easy calving Glenericht Mecca, and his dam Ugie Erin goes back to the 28,000gns Farleycopse Turbo. Rory will be making the journey to Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, where he will be introduced to the hers of winning bidder Douganhill Farms.

Whitecliffe Rolex, sold for 7,500gns

Next to reach 7,500gns was WHITECLIFFE ROLEX, a strapping young 17-month-old from the herd of M & J Hayhurst in Malton, North Yorkshire. Rolex’s dam, Whitecliffe Josey, is a daughter of the renowned Blelack Digger, and his sire is the equally-popular Wesley Equinox. Rolex has quite the journey ahead of him as he travels down to Betws-y-Coed, Gwynedd, courtesy of winning bidders H C & I Roberts.

Solwayfirth Rudy, Reserve Intermediate Champion, sold for 7,500gns

Finally, also selling for 7,500gns, was the day’s Reserve Intermediate Champion, SOLWAYFIRTH RUDY from the herd of I & D Goldie of Annan, Dumfriesshire. Rudy was sired by the 11,500gns Glenericht Majestic, and his dam is Solwayfirth Heather – a Solwayfirth Bandit daughter. Rudy caught the attention of winning bidder W S L Muir, who will be taking him on the long trip back to his herd in Stromness, Orkney.


Show Results:

Class 1 – BULL, born on or between 18 May & 12 September 2020
1st – G W Turner – Brampton Rudolph – s. Anside Nightrider
2nd – J Jeffrey – Kersknowe Robust – s. Balmyle Navarone
3rd – L Houston – Gretnahouse Rooftop – s. Wesley Equinox
4th – C Curry – Burradon Ramrod – s. Clenagh Lyle
5th – L Houston – Gretnahouse Reacher – s. Westcarse Houdini

Class 2 – BULL, born on or between 17 September & 28 October 2020
1st – D Thornley – Dooley Rocket – s. Wesley Forceful
2nd – R A & J Blyth – Marwood Robocop – s. Balthayock Lineup
3rd – H Goldie – Goldies Record – s. Elrick Officer
4th – G J & G Billington – Myerhouse Ranger – s. Myerhouse Maverick
5th – J H C Campbell & Sons – Thrunton Russel – s. Maerdy Jerusalem

Class 3 – BULL, born on or between 30 October & 5 November 2020
1st – R & N Barlcay – Harestone Rolex – s. Harestone Hercules
2nd – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Roland – s. Wesley Equinox
3rd – W P Bruce Ltd. – Balmyle Reunion – s. Balmyle Jasper
4th – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Rebus – s. Wesley Equinox
5th – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Robbie – s. Blelack Digger

Class 4 – BULL, born on or between 7 & 19 November 2020
1st – R & N Barlcay – Harestone RSTurbo – s. Major
2nd – W S Oates – Ravensworth Rock – s. Dingle Hofmeister
3rd – J Watson & Co. – Tweeddale Razzmatazz – s. Goldies Jasper
4th – I & D Goldie – Solwayfirth Redrum – s. Glenericht Majestic
5th – Caylers Charolais – Caylers Roman – s. Rosanna Jupiter

Class 5 – BULL, born on or between 19 November & 3 December 2020
1st – Caylers Charolais – Caylers Rolex – s. Elgin Nailer
2nd – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Roman – s. Clenagh Lyle
3rd – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Remington – s. Brampton Nacodar
4th – G J & G Billington – Myerhouse Rambo – s. Fairway Bruce
5th – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Rolex – s. Wesley Equinox

Class 6 – BULL, born on or between 11 & 17 December 2020
1st – I & D Goldie – Solwayfirth Rudy – s. Glenericht Majestic
2nd – H Goldie – Goldies Roddy – s. Elrick Officer
3rd – J Watson & Co. – Tweeddale Rastus – s. Marwood Intrepid
4th – Jack Nicoll Farms Ltd. – Mornity Rambo – s. Caylers Noah
5th – J Watson & Co. – Tweeddale Ravanelli – s. Fleurieu Napoleon

Class 7 – BULL, born on or between 18 December 2020 & 1 January 2021
1st – R A Milne – Elgin Redrum – s. Westcarse Houdini
2nd – H Goldie – Goldies Ricky – s. Elrick Officer
3rd – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Rolo – s. Allanfauld Neptune
4th – L Houston – Gretnahouse Simon – s. Westcarse Jimmy
5th – I & D Goldie – Solwayfirth Rossi – s. Glenericht Majestic

Class 8 – BULL, born on or between 3 January & 22 February 2021
1st – Brailes Livestock – Brailes Samson – s. Westcarse Houdini
2nd – Caylers Charolais – Caylers Samson – s. Elgin Nailer
3rd – D A & S M Miller – Crookdake Sterling – s. Sportsmans Linesman
4th – M & J Hayhurst – Whitecliffe Sheldon – s. Goldies Eddy
5th – H Goldie – Goldies Sebastien – s. Elrick Officer

Class 9 – BULL, born on or between 26 February & 11 April 2021
1st – R & N Barclay – Harestone Superior – s. Inverlochy Ferdie
2nd – K J Thomas – Moelfre Sonnybill – s. Thrunton Nugget
3rd – W P Bruce Ltd. – Balmyle Supreme – s. Balmyle Jasper
4th – Caylers Charolais – Caylers Simba – s. Elgin Nailer
5th – S Gilleard – Gilleard Smokey – s. Tophill Oscar

Class 10 – HEIFER, born on or before 8 March 2021
1st – Brailes Livestock – Brailes Spice – s. Westcarse Houdini

Senior Championship – Overall best bull from Classes 1-3
Champion – D Thornley – Dooley Rocket – s. Wesley Forceful
Reserve – R A & J Blyth – Marwood Robocop – s. Balthayock Lineup

Intermediate Championship – Overall best bull from Classes 4-6
Champion – R & N Barlcay – Harestone RSTurbo – s. Major
Reserve – I & D Goldie – Solwayfirth Rudy – s. Glenericht Majestic

Junior Championship – Overall best bull from Classes 7-9
Champion – R A Milne – Elgin Redrum – s. Westcarse Houdini
Reserve – R & N Barclay – Harestone Superior – s. Inverlochy Ferdie

Female Championship – Overall best heifer from Class 10
Champion – Brailes Livestock – Brailes Spice – s. Westcarse Houdini

Overall Championship – Overall best bull from Classes 1-9
Champion – D Thornley – Dooley Rocket – s. Wesley Forceful
Reserve – R A Milne – Elgin Redrum – s. Westcarse Houdini


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May 14, 2018 Neptune amongst the stars at Carlisle

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May 8, 2018 Dungannon Charolais sell to 4,500gns

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March 17, 2018 Charolais continue the upward trend at Dungannon

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March 1, 2018 £2,000 increase on Charolais average at Aberdeen

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February 21, 2018 Charolais lead the Spring trade

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February 9, 2018 Charolais sell to 5,800gns at Welshpool

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November 18, 2017 Mountain Tops Carlisle Charolais

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November 11, 2017 Charolais averages and clearance rates continue to rise

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November 4, 2017 Dungannon 3 November 2017

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October 23, 2017 Demand for Charolais increases dramatically at Stirling

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October 14, 2017 Faith in Charolais sees record breaking prices

The Sedgemoor ring was filled to bursting for the dispersal of the Balbithan Charolais cattle and emotional goodbye to one of the breeds most renowned herds, on Thursday 12 October.…


September 18, 2017 Tutbury Charolais Disperse at Welshpool

Wednesday 13 September sadly saw the dispersal of the Tutbury Charolais herd from Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, due to a change in farming policy. The herd was established by JD Leavesley just…


September 1, 2017 Balbithan Dispersal Sale Thursday 12 October 2017

The dispersal sale of the Balbithan Charolais Herd on behalf of Mr & Mrs a White will take place at Sedgemoor Livestock Market on Thursday 12 October at 1pm 28…


August 21, 2017 Lockton Charolais Disperse at Carlisle

Friday 18 August sadly saw the dispersal of the Lockton Charolais herd from Pickering, North Yorkshire, at Borderway Mart. The herd was established by Robert Smith QC in the mid…


August 9, 2017 Lockton Herd Dispersal Sale

Lockton Charolais Disperse at Carlisle Friday 18 August sadly saw the dispersal of the Lockton Charolais herd from Pickering, North Yorkshire, at Borderway Mart. The herd was established by Robert…


August 9, 2017 Tutbury Herd Dispersal Sale

The dispersal sale of the Tutbury herd of JD Leavesley will take place at Welshpool on Wednesday 13 September at 5pm. For more information please contact Welshpool Livestock Sales on…


May 12, 2017 Carlisle Charolais Clear 82%

Charolais bulls met a ready trade with strong commercial interest bolstering bull averages to £5158.13, an increase on last year of £151 with five more sold. Bidding peaked at 12,000gns,…


May 1, 2017 Dungannon purchasers Marvel at the Charolais

Charolais bulls met with a ready trade in Dungannon on Monday 1 May, topping at 5,200gns with a clearance rate of 93%, up 17% on the year for 2 more…


April 30, 2017 Charolais clearance rates and averages up at Stirling

A combination of pedigree and commercial interest saw a solid trade of Charolais bulls at Stirling on Monday 1 May where 32 bulls sold to a top price of 8,500gns…


April 30, 2017 Charolais Math adds up to the top price at Welshpool

The ring was packed to the brim for the Charolais sale at Welshpool on Saturday April 29 driven by the Charolais success in the store ring here on Tuesday. Bulls…


April 12, 2017 Champion is a Legend

A small but high-quality offering of Charolais bulls saw a high of 3,500gns at the South West Charolais Association’s annual sale at Holsworthy on Wednesday 12th April, where bulls averaged…


April 11, 2017 British Genetics Dominate the Irish Sale Trade

Buyers at this year’s Irish Charolais Cattle Society Premier show and sale in Elphin, on the 25 March were looking to purchase bulls with British linage giving high euro star…


March 3, 2017 Lumberjack axes the competition at Dungannon

There was a steady trade for Charolais at the Northern Ireland Charolais Club sale held in Dungannon on Friday 3 March where the 33 bulls sold topped at 4,900gns with…


March 1, 2017 Charolais set the pace at Aberdeen

Charolais topped the bull sales at the Royal Northern Agricultural Society Spring Show on Wednesday 1 March 2017. Where 21 Charolais bulls sold to a top price of 8,000gns and…


February 20, 2017 Lord Leads the Charolais Trade at Stirling

Charolais bulls met a solid commercial trade in Stirling on Tuesday 21 February at the breed’s official spring sale. Bidding peaked at 25,000gns, nine lots traded at five figure sums…


February 9, 2017 Welshpool Charolais sell to 5,500gns

Charolais bulls met a strong commercial demand at Welshpool on Thursday 9 February, topping at 5,500gns with 18 bulls selling at an average of £3675 – up £225 on the…


November 18, 2016 Carlisle Charolais peak at 6,000gns

Charolais bulls sold to a top of 6,000gns in Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 18 November at the breed society’s sale. Leader at 6,000gns was the reserve male champion, Vexour…


November 11, 2016 Increased Demand for Charolais in Welshpool

More Charolais bulls were sold for a higher average price in Welshpool on Thursday 10th November than at the corresponding sale in the previous year. At the end of the…


November 10, 2016 Welshpool 10th November 2016 – Show Results

Judge: Harvey Wood, Aldbrough, Hull Supreme Champion Gerwyn Jones – Graiggoch Lad ET – s. Barnsford Ferny Reserve Supreme Champion Waldencourt Charolais – Waldencourt Legacy – s. Esperanto Class One…


November 7, 2016 Dungannon Charolais sell to 5,100gns

Charolais cattle sold to a top price of 5,100gns at the Northern Ireland Charolais Club sale held in Dungannon on Friday 4th November. There were 27 bulls sold to an…


October 20, 2016 Linford Leads the Lots at Stirling

Show Results Blelack Charolais sell to a top of 30,000gns at the Stirling Autumn Sale Charolais bulls were in demand at Stirling on Wednesday 19 October at the breed’s official…


October 19, 2016 Blelack Charolais sell to a top of 30,000gns at the Stirling Autumn Sale

Charolais females sold to a packed ringside in Stirling on Tuesday 18 October at the breed’s official autumn sale. With the eagerly anticipated dispersal of the Massie family’s Blelack herd…


October 18, 2016 Stirling Sale 18th & 19th October 2016

Show Results Junior Champion David & Nick Walter – Balthayock Loyalist – s. Maerdy Grenadier Reserve Junior Champion Harold Stubbs & Alan Burleigh – Derryharney Leebee – s. Corrie Alan…


June 13, 2016 Charolais at Ballymena

A small offering of Charolais bulls saw a high of 3,100gns at the Northern Ireland club show and sale at Ballymena on Friday 10 June. Topping the sale at 3,100gns…


May 16, 2016 Charolais judge goes for the Jugular at Carlisle

Charolais met a strong commercial demand with 67 bulls selling to an average of £5,007 and peaking at 14,000gns at the Carlisle Spring Charolais sale on Saturday 14 May. Commenting…


May 13, 2016 Carlisle 13 & 14 May 2016

Show Results Judge: Gareth Roberts, Llangadfan, Powys Class One – Bull born on or between 9 January & 13 May 2014 1st – Barons Cross Charolais Stud – Charbron Joviality…


May 10, 2016 Martland Charolais herd dispersal peaked at 3,700gns

Females sold to a top price of 3,700gns and the 24 cow and calf lots averaged £2,254. Bulls reached 3,500gns with 8 lots averaging £2,783 at the 2006 established Martland…


May 3, 2016 Jetset sets the pace at Stirling

Demand was high for Charolais bulls in Stirling on Monday 2 May. Bidding peaked at 9,000gns and 31 lots sold to an average of £4275. Leading the bids at 9,000gns…


May 3, 2016 Waterview Jupiter takes the top spot at Dungannon

Charolais bulls met with a ready trade in Dungannon on Monday 2nd May, topping at 4,300gns with 24 bulls selling at a clearance rate of 77% and a bull average…


May 3, 2016 Charolais to 9,000gns at Welshpool

Charolais bulls met with strong demand at Welshpool on Saturday 30th April, with 31 bulls selling to a top price of 9,000gns and an average of £4176 with an overall…


April 14, 2016 Much Improved Charolais Sale at Holsworthy

A small but high-quality offering of Charolais bulls saw a high of 4,400gns at the South West Charolais Association’s annual sale at Holsworthy on Wednesday 13th April, where bulls averaged…


March 4, 2016 Jack takes Top Spot at Dungannon 4 March 2016

Charolais cattle met with a ready trade in Dungannon on Friday 4 March topping at 4,800gns with 46 lots selling at a clearance rate of 82% and a bull average…