News January - June 2009

Newmarket 2 day Open Show

20th June 2009, I head off with Harvey and Ginny to Ely, for the Newmarket 2 day Open Show. Ginny wins 'Best Puppy in Breed'
and Harvey wins 'Best of Breed'.

In the Gundog Group, Harvey takes the top spot, and then wins 'Best in Show' for day 2. He then goes onto win 'Reserve Best in Show' overall.

Ginny also does well, by winning Puppy Group 3

Southern Counties

On the 5th June 2009, Harvey, Ginny and I head off to Southern Counties Championship Show.

Ginny delighted us, at her very first show by winning 'Best Puppy Bitch' (photo right)

Harvey Had a lovely win in the 'Open Stakes' by coming second

And his son Arthur (Meadowdale Alabama Slammer - Ginny's brother), won 2nd in the 'Puppy Dog Stakes', in a huge class - well done Jenny and Arthur.

Harvey was in Limit, I was delight when he was placed 1st in this strong class.

Going back into the Dog challenge, Harvey was awarded the DCC and onto win BOB, he was also shortlisted in the Gundog Group - what a super win

Evie (Meadowdale Margarita at Ketsby) won Minor Puppy bitch and was again awarded 'Best Puppy BItch' then having to compete against Arthur for 'Best Puppy' Evie winning this encounter

Finally Rosie won a 2nd place in Open bitch, another lovely placing.


WELKS Championship Show

On 26th April 2009, Harvey and Fay went to WELKS Championship Show.

What a wonderful day we had. Harvey won the Yearling class, and went onto win the RCC

Fay was in Open bitch, which she won, and she also went onto win the RCC

Harvey's daughter was being shown at a Championship Show for the first time (Meadowdale Margarita at Ketsby), and won a 2nd place in the Minor Puppy Bitch class (photo below) - well done Evie.


Southern English Springer Spaniel Championship Show

On the 21st February 2009, Harvey, Rosie and I went off to the Southern ESS Championship Show.

Harvey won the 'Yearling' Class, and Rosie delighted us by winning a 3rd place in 'Open', and gaining her stud book number.

Harvey was also presented with the prestigous 'Jean Taylor' special award of 'Runner up Top Puppy' for 2008 in the UK

Isle of Ely - Open Show

On the 7th February 2009, I travelled to the 'Isle of Ely' Open show. Our judge was Geoff Cunliffe (Fallenleaf). Rosie (Meadowdale Rosemary) won the Post Graduate class and Harvey won the Open class. Rosie shone through to win BOB.

In the group ring our judge was Ernie Lockett (Fayemm) and he awarded Rosie 'Gundog Group 3'

Boston Championship Show