Monikie ploughing competition

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DENFIND Farm, Monikie, was the location for a ploughing competition last weekend.

On Sunday, 56 entries and one pair of horses competed in glorious sunshine. Results were: trailing ploughs – 1, G. Mutch, Abernethy; 2, R. Smart, Leven; 3, A. Sangster, Auchterarder.

10” Class A – 1, J. Sievright, Miegle; 2, J. Edgar, Glenclova; 3, C. McDonald, Inchture; 5, J. Baillie, Eassie.

10” Class B – 1, R. Grieve, Fife; 2, D. Veitch, Scotlandwell; 3, P. Arnot, Friockheim; 4, B. Butchart, Eassie; 5, J. Fleming, Kirriemuir.

12” - 1, A. West, Fourdon; 2, J. Loudon, Kinross; 3, B. Blyth, Fife; 4, J. Rodger, St Andrews; 5, E. Anderson, Newbigging.

Best vintage tractor – C. McDonald, Brechin.

Highland Society award for most points for ploughing – R. Grieve, Fife.

A presentation of trophies will be made at the supper dance in Monikie Hall on Saturday, February 25, 2012. For more details contact Gordon Robertson on 01382 350752.

l Pictured is Ian Robertson of Monikie on a Dexta tractor, behind is Fred Aitken of Arbroath.