The UGS Eastern Counties branch held their open qualifier test at Stutton on Saturday 16 March. The judges were Keith Bedford Richard Beckerleg and Kelvin Smith.

They were 34 dogs. The first test was a double blind judging was Keith Bedford. Test 2 was a mark and a blind with the blind taken first. Test 3 was judged by Kelvin Smith with two straight marks.

For the afternoon test, any dog caring a zero was dropped. Keith and Richard judged a walkup in the cover strip sending across the line. On the second afternoon test Kelvin was asking the handlers to send across waters for a long swim for a straight mark.


1st – Arthur Cook with Charmpark Fisher
2nd – Sharon Dingle with Bellspaddle Jock
3rd – Anthony Peters with Atikonak BullRush
4th – Jim Collins with FtCh Brockhaghs Forba
COM – Josephine Van Dussen with Drakeshead Ellis
COM – Cullem Raywood with Pinfeathers Excalibur

The UGS Eastern Counties would like to say a big thank you to the helpers and our sponsors Skinner’s dog food and Dog & Field