Dougie Murray away to the races at Perth

Published: August 31, 2008
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Perth, Scotland – August 10, 2008 – Douglas Murray of Cupar, Scotland, won all of the light music events and Allan Russell of Kelty, Scotland, took the Piobaireachd at the Perth Highland Games, which moved to a new venue after the traditional South Inch location was swamped due to flooding. The Perth Race Course proved a popular venue with bands and soloists. Weather was warm and sunny with the occasional brief down pours.

Open Piobaireachd
1st Allan Russell
2nd Andrew Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick
3rd Martin Kessler, Germany
4th Fiona Manson, Glasgow
5th John-Angus Smith, London
Judges: Ian Duncan, Norman Mathieson

CPA B&C-Grade Piobaireachd
1st David Wilton
2nd Cameron Drummond
3rd Faye Henderson, Kirriemuir, Scotland
4th Lyric Todkill, Houston
5th Matt Panteleoni, St. Louis
Judges: Malcolm McRae, Jack Taylor

March
1st Douglas Murray
2nd Allan Russell
3rd William Geddes
4th Cameron Drummond
5th Xavier Boderiou, Brittany

Strathspey & Reel
1st Douglas Murray
2nd Allan Russell
3rd Cameron Drummond
4th William Geddes
5th Andrea Boyd, Glasgow

Jig
1st Douglas Murray
2nd Allan Russell
3rd John Angus Smith
4th William Geddes, Edinburgh
5th Gordon Conn, Calgary

All light music events were judged by Ronnie McShannon and Walter Cowan.

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