There was a buzz in the ring as the May 2010-born Emslie’s Frenchman (lot 169) came forward, with many purchasers  determined to take him home and bidding eventually reaching 37,000 gns. The Wilodge Vantastic son was offered with the opportunity of the vendor retaining a half-share in the bull if they wished. Buyer was from the USA and semen is to be collected for export.