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Show Results

Wealdstone & Northolt Canine Society Open Show 19th June 2022

BRIDGET MEADS & DAZEE
Dazee was very pleased to merit 1st place in the quality A.V. Veteran Hound at Wealdstone (Ardingly) today.
We are most grateful to the judge Andreas Schemel.
ELAINE WARD & BIRDIE
Birdie had a super day.   She was 2nd in Open AVNSC Utility and Reserve Best of Breed.  (Thanks to the Judge, Andreas Schemel).  She was also shortlisted in the Reserve BOB Stakes.  Many thanks to both judges for their considerate handling of the dogs.  Thanks also to the show committee who worked so hard to put this show on.

RESULTS OF MATCH NIGHT 6th June 2022 – Judge Wendy Ratcliffe

We are very grateful to our Judge:  Wendy Ratcliffe for giving us such a good evening.  We had a great turn-out, so well done everyone.

Congratulations to all the winners.  Thanks to Bridget Meads for the great photographs.

BEST IN MATCH:   BERTHA (POINTER) WITH HER HANDLER LIZ STUCKLEY

BEST PUPPY
Billy (Cesky Terrier), Handled by Wendy Bishop
RESERVE BEST IN MATCH
Annie, (Border Terrier) Handled by Jo Hughes
BEST VETERAN
Disney (Whippet), Handled by Tracy Robinson

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Here are the results:

PUPPY:
1ST Billy (Cesky Terrier) – Handler, Wendy Bishop
2nd Edward (Miniature Poodle) – Handler, Marion Kong
3rd Jack (Border Terrier) – Handler, Jo Hughes
4th Finlay (Gordon Setter) – Handler, Ben Thorpe
5th Ichy (Japanese Akita) – Handler, Hassan Aktas
YEARLING:
1st Annie (Border Terrier) – Handler, Jo Hughes
2nd Finn (Finnish Spitz) – Handler, Daniel Barlev
3rd Kenny (Dandie Dinmont) – Handler, Tracey Kenyon
4th Kitsune (Japanese Akita) – Handler, Ingrida Daug
5th Scout (Bleu de Gascoigne) – Handler, Claire
JUNIOR HANDLING:
1st Luke, handling a Whippet
2nd Lois, handling a Whippet
3rd Sophie, Handling a Bleu de Gascoigne
ADULT HANDLING:
1st Liz Stuckley, Handling a Pointer
2nd Kate Popple, Handling a Whippet
3rd Wendy Bishop, Handling a Cesky Terrier
4th Nicky, Handling a Parson Russell Terrier
5th Tracey Kenyon, Handling a Dandie Dinmont
VETERAN:
1st Disney (Whippet) Handled by Tracy Robinson
2nd Dazee (Whippet) Handled by Bridget Meads
3rd Dream (Welsh Springer Spaniel) Handled by Janine Naunton
OPEN:
1ST Bertha (Pointer), Handled by Liz Stuckley
2nd Olly (Whippet), Handled by Bridget Meads
3rd Gigi (Whippet), Handled by Kate Popple
4th Freddie (Wire Dachshund), Handled by Pauline Langridge
5th Joey (Welsh Terrier), Handled by Megan Macwana

 

RESULTS OF MATCH NIGHT 2nd May 2022

We had a really good match on 2nd May and would like to offer our sincere thanks to Norman Bristow for his considerate handling of all of the dogs and for giving up his time for us.   Thank you Norman, we hope you will come again one day.

Best in Match – Bertha – owned and shown by Liz Stuckley (above)

Photos by Bridget Meads

Best Veteran in Match – Disney – owned and shown by Tracy Robinson (below)

 

 

RESULTS AS FOLLOWS:

PUPPY

1st. Hugo’s Japanese Akita (Ichi)
2nd. Marion Kong’s Miniature Poodle (Edward)
3rd. Ingrida’s Japanese Akita (Kitsune)
Puppy Class pictured below
YEARLING
1st. Stuart Laws’ Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier (Eska).
2nd. Tracey Kenyon’s Dandie Dinmont Terrier (Kenny)
ADULT HANDLING
1st. Liz with a Pointer
2nd. Kate with a Whippet
3rd. Tracey with a Dandie Dinmont Terrier
4th. Elaine with a Miniature Poodle
5th. Laura with a Miniature Wire Dachshund
More Adult Handling photos after the results
OPEN
1st. Liz Stuckey’s Pointer (Bertha)
2nd. Megan Macwana’s Welsh Terrier (Joey)
3rd. Laura Piper’s Miniature Wire Dachshund (William)
4th. Bridget Meads’ Whippet (Dazee)
5th. Elaine Ward’s Miniature Poodle (Birdie)
6th. Carolyn Woods’  Weimerana (Lyra)
7th. Bridget’s Whippet (Gigi) handled by Kate Popple.
VETERAN
1st. Tracy Robinson’s Whippet Disney
BEST IN MATCH
Bertha – Liz Stuckey’s Pointer
RES BEST IN MATCH & Best Puppy in Match
Ichi – Hugo’s Japanese Akita
Well done to everyone – it was a great evening.

 

MATCH NIGHT – MONDAY 4th APRIL 2022

We were very lucky to have Debbie Reed as our match judge this month.  Despite Covid keeping some members at home, we had a smashing evening.  Thank you Debbie and we really hope you will come and judge for us again some time.

 

Puppy:

1st Marion’s Miniature Poodle (Edward)

2nd Ingrida’s Japanese Akita (Kitsune)

Yearling:

1st  Tracy’s Dandie Dinmont Terrier (Kenny)

2nd Janine’s Welsh Springer Spaniel (Breeze)

3rd Elaine’s Miniature Poodle (Birdie)

4th Claire’s Xoloitzcuintle (Nugget)

Handling:

1st Laura

2nd Jenny

3rd Carolyn

Reserve Kate

VHC Pauline

Open:

1st Pauline’s Wirehaired Dachshund (Freddie)

2nd Jenny’s Rhodesian Ridgeback (Flossie)

3rd Laura’s Miniature Wirehaired Dachshund (William)

Reserve:  Kate handling Whippet (Gigi)

VHC Janine’s Welsh Springer Spaniel (Storm).

  Best in Match:   Kenny (Dandie Dinmont Terrier)     

 

Best Puppy in Match:   Edward (Miniature Poodle)                       Reserve Best in Match:  Freddie (Wirehaired Dachshund)  

OUR FIRST MATCH SINCE LOCKDOWN

We are delighted to report that our first match since lockdown, held on Monday 7th March 2022, was a resounding success.

Our lovely judge (Maria Williams) was wonderful with all the dogs and everyone had a really enjoyable evening.

Thank you to Maria for giving up her time to come and judge for us and thank you to everyone who took part.  Well done to all the winners.

RESULTS:

PUPPY:

1ST Toula (Large Munsterlander) handled by Les

YEARLING:

1ST Kenny (Dandie Dinmont Terrier) handled by Tracey

2ND Breeze (Welsh Springer Spaniel) handled by Janine

3RD Truffle (Parson Russell Terrier) handled by Nicky

4TH Nugget (Xoloitzcuintli) handled by Claire

ADULT HANDLING

1ST Carolyn with a Welsh Springer Spaniel

2ND Kate with a Whippet

3RD Tracey with a Dandie Dinmont Terrier

4TH Jennie with a Rhodesian Ridgeback

5TH Janine with a Welsh Springer Spaniel

OPEN:

1ST Lyla (Bichon Frise) handled by Michelle

2ND William (Miniature Wirehaired Dachshund) handled by Laura

3RD Flossie (Rhodesian Ridgeback) handled by Jennie

4TH Dream (Welsh Springer Spaniel) handled by Carolyn

Joint 5TH  Dazee (Whippet) handled by Bridget and Gigi (Whippet) handled by Kate

BEST IN MATCH – LYLA (BICHON FRISE)

RESERVE BEST IN MATCH – KENNY (DANDIE DINMONT TERRIER)

BEST PUPPY IN MATCH – TOULA (LARGE MUNSTERLANDER)

Miniature Poodle Club 40th Anniversary Championship Show 31st July 2021 (Held over from 2020)

Elaine & Terry Ward’s Miniature Poodle (Birdie) Pipparel Quite in Luv was 2nd in Junior under Judge:  Angie Harry-Griffiths.

Southern Counties Canine Championship Show

Michelle Quinn’s Bull Terrier Betsy did well at this show where she was:

1st in special beginners bitch
Best special beginners bull terrier
4th in the group, special beginners terrier
Also although not breed, they did well at an agility training weekend and small competition with 3rd in beginners agility, 4th in beginners rally.

 

Bournemouth Canine Association Championship Show 2021

Shoreham Ringcraft were very well represented at Bournemouth.

Fiona Grayer’s Radajasa’s Henri Fiocca At Delgray (Henri) – German Spitz Klein was 1st Limit Dog under Judge: Zena Thorn-Andrews, then went of to win the Dog Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed, at his first ever show!!   Huge congratulations to Fiona and Henri.

Peter & Nemo’s Afghan Hound (Ark) Sayadena Northern Lights was placed 2nd in Limit Dog under Judge:  Frank Kane

Photo below:

 

Tracey Kenyon’s Dandie Dinmont Terrier (Kenny) Ceilmear Close Encounter was placed 1st Junior D/B and 2nd Puppy D/B under        Judge:  Miss S Rolland

Elaine & Terry Ward’s Miniature Poodle (Birdie) Pipparel Quite in Luv was placed 2nd in Junior Bitch (beaten only by the Bitch CC winner) under Judge:  Michael Coad

Sadly no photographs of Birdie this time.

Michelle Quinn’s Bull Terrier (Betsy) had a good day at Bournemouth too.

Junior Handling Under 11s, 2nd place
YKC junior handling under 11s, 3rd place
Bull terrier bitch special beginners -1st
Post graduate bitch, 2nd

Well done Michelle, Amelia & Betsy.   Photos below:

 

 

North Western Poodle Club – June 21st 2019

Elaine & Terry Ward’s Miniature Poodle (Oscar) Pipparel The Look of Luv, 1st in Open Dog and DCC and BIS at the above show in June 2019.

Huge thanks to Judges, Sue Baker and Diane Smith for thinking so highly of our boy and to Karen Laws for handling and preparing him on the day.

CRUFTS 2020 – SHOREHAM RINGCRAFT PHOTOS, REPORTS & RESULTS

Our Members have had some superb results from Crufts 2020 – I’m sure I speak for the rest of the Committee when I say how proud we are of all of them.

Heres a photo of Some of the Club’s Representatives at Crufts, with their well deserved Rosettes.

We’re proud of them all

Therapy Dogs Nationwide

Bridget Meads who is a member of Shoreham Ringcraft Committee and a long term member of the Club has made us especially proud with Dazee (Rockanor Silver Saphire at Jasbri), her beautiful Whippet.  They not only competed in the breed classes but also attended Crufts as representatives of Therapy Dogs Nationwide.

Bridget reports:  “Crufts 2020 was an unbelievable experience for Dazee & me.   As well as qualifying to strut our stuff on the famous green carpet, we had the honour of being awarded the ‘Bonnie Burns Memorial Trophy’ by Therapy Dogs Nationwide! It is for her work with children under the ‘Paws & Read’ scheme which encourages reluctant readers & those needing a tad of TLC as well as helping the scared or phobic kiddies. We had no idea that we had even been suggested for this prestigious award and are gob-smacked 🥰 

“I was stunned at Crufts as I had absolutely no idea we were up for an award!   Dazee is a very calm little whippet when she dons her Therapy uniform & has evolved a niche in working with children.   Her presence encourages reluctant readers to try to read, because, as Dazee can’t read she won’t hear a story unless they do 😉.   They also enjoy explaining the pictures to her & she remains patient & non-judgemental if they struggle.   She is also good if a kiddie is upset & calms them in the incredible way only dogs can.  Recently she has been working with a child who WAS dog phobic, but is now willing to try to interact.   Dazee has lead school assemblies & astounds the staff with her ability to achieve silence & full attention from the children.   On these occasions we also guide the youngsters as to how to treat animals kindly & what to do if a dog frightens you.
At Crufts the KC officer who is in charge of the School Reading program, presented us with our trophy on the Therapy Dogs Nationwide stand!   We hold this for the year as it is awarded annually to the team who have had the most success working with children.
The whippet fraternity decided that this far exceeds BOB as she has beaten at 600+ dogs! A couple suggested she equals Best in Show 😂. She has definitely put whippets in a good light!”

Ria Twilley with Whisper and Forrest (English Springer Spaniels

Ria and Whisper had a fabulous day at Crufts with Whisper taking 2nd place in a lovely puppy class.  (pictured below left & right)

Ria and Forrest also did well with a VHC in Veteran Dog (pictured below centre) 

Janine Naunton and Bow

Janine and Bow did wonderfully well by winning their Post Graduate Bitch class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Seamarks, Nemo and Ark

Ark was placed 2nd in Post Graduate Dog in a large class – here’s Ark pictured below with his rosette.

Karen & Robin Sandells had a lovely day at Crufts with their two Boston Terriers, William & Lincoln.

William won his Veteran Class and Lincoln was 2nd in a lovely Post Graduate Dog class.   

 

Claire Burgess & Oscar the Border Terrier had a great day too.

Oscar was placed 3rd in a good sized yearling dog class

(Claire & Oscar pictured above with their Rosette)

Jo Hughes & her Border Terrier, Kitty were placed 3rd in a Yearling Bitch class of 13!   

I’ve been unable to download their photos, so I am hoping they will send me some.

Dr Andreas Schemmel who is one of our members, has sent me a lovely photograph of him, having judged his own breed at Crufts, Japanese Chins.  Disappointingly, I am currently unable to download his photograph.   Hopefully I will be able to remedy that.

If anyone else has any photos or stories or results from their day at Crufts, please pass them on and I will gladly publish them.