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News 2017

Midland English Springer Spaniel Champ Show

Lovely day at the MESSS Championship Show.

Took Chaos, Storm, Flame and Queenie

Our judge was Celia Woodbridge (Crackerjanne)

All were well placed in all the classes, but the star of the day was 'Storm' (Meadowdale Storm Trooper), winning the Puppy dog class,


going on to win Best Puppy Dog and at the end of the day

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Driffield Champ Show

I was not able to go to Driffield show this year, but Lavinia and Meadow (Meadowdale Jedi of Hanknight - sister to our Storm) had a fabulous day.

At only 9 months old, she won Best Bitch (beating some lovely bitches) Reserve Best of Breed and Best Puppy In Breed

Thrilled for Lavinia, Geoff and Meadow

ESSC Champ Show

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Richmond Champ Show

What a Fabulous day at Richmond Championship Show, Sunday 10th September 2017

Only taking Flame and Storm under breed specialist Teresa Dunston (Seaspring)

Storm won his puppy class and went onto be declared 'Best Puppy In Breed'

We then stayed for the puppy group, and thrilled to say Storm was placed 2nd in the group

Flame also place a very nice 3rd in her class

Leeds Champ Show

A lovely day at Leeds Championship Show on 21st July 2017.

Taking with me Chaos, Flame and Storm

Chaos and Flame, both well placed in their classes, but the star of the day was Storm

Storm won a full Minor Puppy Dog class, then went onto win 'Best Puppy In Breed'

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Blackpool Champ Show

Saturday 24th June 2017, up at 2.30am to drive to Blackpool Championship Show!

The weather was cold and windy, but it did stay dry all day, so we were able to be judged outside.

Only took Chaos and Flame today.

Chaos won the Open dog class, and then went on to win the DCC in the challenge - thrilled, going onto win 'Best Opposite Sex'

Flame won a 3rd place in Limit bitch

Thank you to our judge, breed specialist Bob Nicholson (Lochindorb)

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Birmingham National Champ Show

Friday 5th May 2017, a very early start for me, Chaos and Flame.

Our judge for today was breed specialist Mrs Kay Woodward (Wadeson)

Please that Chaos was 2nd in a strong Open dog class, then called back into the ring to win the RDCC

Thrilled with that

Flame was in Limit bitch, the biggest class of the day, delighted to win a 2nd place


ESS Club of Scotland Champ Show

A lovely day at the ESS Club of Scotland championship Show on Saturday 25th March 2017

Chaos delighted us by winning the RDCC

Flame won a nice Limit bitch class

The star of the day was Arthur (Sh Ch Meadowdale Alabama Slammer of Acregate ShCM) winning = Best Veteran In Show. Well done to Arthur and Jennie



9th March 2017 - Crufts

A rather strange one for me, as showing 'Wilma' the Welsh Terrier for the first time at Crufts

Delighted when she was declared 'Best Puppy Bitch'

returned again on gundog day, just to watch, congratulations to everyone on their wins

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Southern ESS Champ Show

Today I was off to the Southern ESS Champ Show, which had a lovely entry of 148 dogs, for our breed specialist judge - Mr John Lillie (Freeway)

Chaos was in a super class full of quality dogs. Delighted when he won, and in the challenge taking top spot to win the DCC

Next up was Flame in Limit bitch, a large class, pleased with her 2nd place

During the lunch break, there were the 'specials', for awards gained in 2016. Proud to be able to collect our 'Top Brood Bitch' award for the 3rd time with Meadowdale Gin Sling (mum to Chaos and Riot)

I was also presented with the runner up best critique for 2016

At the end of a very long day, Chaos had to challenge the bitch CC winner. Chaos was awarded 'Reserve Best In Show'


Manchester Champ Show

A lovely first show of the year for the springers.

Sunday 22nd January 2017, I take Chaos and Flame to Manchester Championship show, under gundog specialist Becky Johnson (Downstream)

A fabulous day, Chaos was 2nd in a lovely Open Dog class, and goes onto win the RDCC

Flame is in a huge Limit Bitch class, which she wins

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