The Arfon Working Gundog Club held their Open AV Retriever Trial at Checkley Wood Shoot by kind permission of Mr Ivor Beavis. The judges were Mr John Yarwood, Mrs Lynn Mitchell, Mrs Victoria Stanley and Mr Phillip Smithies.
The weather started off a bit dull but, as the day went on, the clouds cleared and we finished in sunshine.
I would like to thank our hosts, the judges, the guns and the helpers who volunteered to carry the game etc. and the competitors. Finally thanks to our sponsors CSJ Specialist Canine Feeds for providing gifts for the award winners.
Winner – IntFTCH Skovagers Six Mile Woodcock a Lab Bitch Owner/Handler Miss Louise Munchaus Adsboel
Second – FTCH Lowtrrey Klay of Ticefield a Lab Dog Owner/Handler Keith Broomfield
Third – Brocklebank Vital -a Lab Dog Owner/Handler Miss Amy Collier
Fourth – Brockahghs Forba a Lab Dog Owner/Handler Jim Collins
The Arfon Working Gundog Club held a 14 dog Novice A.V.Retriever Stake at Bryn Y Pys, Overton on Dee, Wrexhan by kind permission of the Rosselli Family and Head Keeper Mr Tom Painter. I would like to thank the judges for giving up their time and also to the guns, our team of helpers, our hosts, the competitors and all who organised a very successful day.
Our judges were Mr Keith Bellamy, Mrs Victoria Stanley, Mr Gary Collier and Mr Gareth Lewis.
I would like to congratulate our winner who, on her way to victory, achieved a multi dog eye wipe, also congratulations to the other award winners.
Winner – Minstead Boa Vista Lab B owned and handled by Judith White
Second – Kynigos Majic Midnight Lab D Owner Handler – Paul Edmunds
Third – Risbtbrow Bertie Lab D Owner Handler – Chris Kettle
Judge Mrs Jan Janes VIS Clunie’s Golden Retriever Warrentor maple Moon RBVIS Newman’s Hungarian Wire Haired Visla Lanokk Violeska
Judge Mrs Jan Janes BPIS Leeming’s Golden Retriever Kadaka Kalypso at Iscadu. RBPIS McCabe’s Spaniel (Cocker) Zheridons Zephranthos at Grandtully. 3rd BPIS Coleman, Irish Setter Camaling Rose Royal 4th BPIG Stone’s Kideoan Mark Time for Merrem
Judge Mrs Jan Janes BIS Pike’s Irish Setter Redclyst Boris RBIS Henderson’s Gordon Setter When I Was Your Man Black Lofty 3rd BIS Attwood’s Welsh Springer Spaniel IR SH CH Kylowen Drym ShCM ShCEx 4th BIS Osman’s Pointer Fleurfield Firethorn at Marissolo ShCEx