Snow and ice may have thinned the ranks of potential bidders at Thainstone on 28th February, but nevertheless 4 out of 7 Salers bulls were sold through the ring. The top price of 4000gns was for Reserve Champion Rigel Lancia Poll, a Rigel Tybalt son going back to Sagitaire and Casimir. Lancia was consigned by Terence & Jane Pye, Rigel Pedigree, Yarm and was purchased by Mr D Swanson, Thurso for breeding replacement heifers. The Champion, Rednock Leontes, a Rigel Verdun Poll son going back to Amazonien, sold for 2800gns to Mr R Littlejohn, Torphins. Leontes was consigned by Malcolm & Gill Pye, Redncok House, Port of Menteith.