Welsh Springer Spaniel
At Leeds Age Gjetnes from Norway judged awarding CCs in the breed for the first time.
for the DCC Catriona Clarke’s Sh Ch Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock Shcex with
the RDCC going to Steven Oliver’s Glenbrows Royal Dragon.
His BCC was a 3rd and crowning one for the Ritchie family’s Sarabande Eternity At Slapestones (Ai) who was later also BOB.
Catriona had a good day with her Crimicar She’s Electrick With Tigerrock being awarded RBCC & BP.
Jane & Craig Sutherland’s Ch Julita Rezanella Of Jacranella was BV and Tracey Bennett’s Helgen Romeo The Lover BSB.
There were numerous WSSs gaining places in Stakes classes which took some doing and exhibitors had to listen out for announcements as the NEWSSC held a party following the main judging before also holding an Open show.
Angela Chandler entered a team of 4 Chanangels, for
the first time, in the Kennel Club Breeders’ Competition under Tom Mather only
to win the Gundog section.
In the Leeds City Puppy Dog Stakes Mrs R Parry awarded Sharon Barkley’s Chanangel Mr Whodat At Cherryheath a 5th place, Mr B Croft awarded 1st place to Angela’s Sh Ch Chanangel Sticky Wicket JW Sh.CM in the Veteran Stakes and
Julia Mccann’s Slapestones Tidal Force was 2nd in the PAT Stakes under Albert Wight .
Back to the party where there was a fabulous spread, much donated by exhibitors on the day.
Liz Harper was the judge for the NEWSSC Open Show being held in conjunction with Leeds Ch Sh.
She awarded BD to Jane Grahams Sh Ch Taimere’s Twister Round Nyliram Jw Sh.Cm, RBD to John & Heather Riley’s Ferndel Peanut Butter At Ravensworth JW, BPD to Sharon Barkley’s Chanangel Mr Whodat At Cherryheath and BVD to Sharon Barkley’s Sh Ch Cherryheath’s Mr Mischief JW ShCM.
In bitches the Morgan & Schofield combination’s Cwsscwn De Ja Vu was BB, Jane & Craig Sutherland’s Jacranella Serenade RBB , BPB was Catriona Clarke & Mrs Sherlock ‘s Crimicar She’s Electrick With Tigerrock with Mandy Thomas’ ShCh Bowdonia Moment To Shine BVB.
winners were BIS Twister, BP She’s Electrick & BV Moment To Shine.
The following weekend also saw two shows, this time on consecutive days in different locations.
We start at Paignton where Keith Young awarded the DCC & BOB to Jane Grahams Sh Ch Taimere’s Twister Round Nyliram Jw Sh.Cm with
Jan Rees’ Hudolus Rhys Henllys At Typica Shcm being awarded the RDCC.
In bitches Morgan & Schofield combination’s Cwsscwn De Ja Vu was on a roll winning the BCC with the RBCC going to Mandy Thomas & Helen Upton’s Sh Ch Bowdonia Seraphina Jw Sh.Cm being handled by Helen’s mum.
Jane had a good day being awarded BP to Nyliram Let’s Twist Again, BSB was Judy Yacoub’s Laithmoor’s Red Grenadine.
Mr T Mervyn-Evans was the judge for several stakes classes and selected Sharon Barkley’s Chanangel Mr Whodat At Cherryheath as the winner of the Puppy Dog Stakes.
In the Champion Stakes under Mr T Mervyn-Evans Mandy Thomas’ Sh Ch Bowdonia Anastasia Jw Sh.Cm was 3rd and Ann Worth & Meghan Riese-Bassel’s Am Gr Ch Sarabande Sweet Nothings (Ai) Re (Imp) 4th with Jane Lilley giving Tina Smith’s Isfryn Peeping Tom Jw 3rd in the GC Stakes.
On to Sunday where Hazel Leary had an excellent entry at National Gundog in Malvern.
Her DCC was a 3rd & crowning one for Jane Howarth’s Quensha You’ve Got A Friend At Arkview Shcm
whilst Jane Graham’s Sh Ch Taimere’s Twister Round Nyliram Jw Shcm was awarded the RDCC and Sharon Barkley’s Chanangel Mr Whodat At Cherryheath BPD.
In bitches it was litter sisters who triumphed with Ann Worth & Meghan Riese-Bassel’s Am Gr Ch Sarabande Sweet Nothings (Ai) Re (Imp) being awarded the BCC and Ritchie family’s Sarabande Eternity At Slapestones the RBCC with Julie Revill & Di Monday’s Julita Ryveeta BPB
BSB was another for Judy Yacoub’s Laithmoor’s Red Grenadine.
BOB went to You’ve Got A Friend and BPIB Ryveeta who Tom Graham later awarded RBPIS/Puppy Group2.
Once again the breed did well in a variety of Stakes classes: Pat Butler-Holley awarded 3rd place in the Puppy Dog Stakes to Sharon Barkley’s Chanangel Mr Whodat At Cherryheath whilst in the GC Stakes Gordon Talbot awarded 3rd to Tori Ellis & Emily Pilkington’s Shannara Total Eclipse Shcm and 4th in the Yearling Stakes to Thelma Ritchie & Louise Butler’s Slapestones Diamond Mine Jw.