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Held at Burstow Park Farm , Surrey by kind permission of Jim and Nina Nicholson.
Judges: Jane Carnaghan , Louie Robertson, David Breach, Alister House
A new ground for this club, which provided some interesting and challenging tests. We had perfect condition of sun and temperature, lots of lovely helpers and our catering corps of Pru and Brenda. Many thanks to all who helped and took part.
Intermediate 1st Welige Lady Sybil of Wight – Bryony Hamilton- the Scheindubh Shield 2nd Elertown Blazer of Sussex Sharp. Novice 1st Rossclyde Highland Grouse at Leospring – Chris Rose – The Swallow Cup 2nd Mitforton Teal – Micheal Crutchley 3rd Aquariva Hera of Fayence – Debbie Lusty 4th Bill’s Hazel of Cacklebury – Bill Gardiner
The results of the Special Puppy, Novice and Veteran Gundog Working Test held at Town House Farm, Hadleigh on Saturday 13th May by kind permission of Cliff and Julie Clackson.
Special Puppy 1st Blaze Beck Aurora, S Harris 2nd Primrose Girl Shine, P Buckenham 3rd Pinfeathers Frodo, Nick Barker 4th Astraglen Frazir, G Silvey CoM Reine De Hatines, A England Novice 1st Hullabaloo Thunder, Vince Thorby (also Best Looking Dog in the Awards winner) 2nd Bakers Lad Robin, Linda Gray 3rd Saxthorpe Lady, Peter Hurst 4th Naught Land Popcorn, Andy Ince CoM Kentwone Opal Luster, Arthur Cook CoM Arminghall Teal, S Wells Veteran 1st Pandapaws Arron Star, Sarah Bond 2nd Brockaghs Fianait, Mike Lawrence
Please see details of Utility Gundog Society Herts, Beds & Bucks AV Retriever Field Trial Schedule for 2023/24
We have two confirmed trials currently (see below), with a 3
rd being planned.
16 Dog AV All Aged Retriever Trial; Tuesday 12
thSeptember 2023 at Cuffley, Herts. Judges Andrew Wright, Liz Taylor, Sharon Coby and James Brindley
16 Dog AV Novice Retriever Trial: Thursday 26
thOctober 2023 at Ampton Estate. Judges Steve Polley, Julia Reed, Craig Jackson and Stewart North
All entries accepted via FTMS and post by closing dates. Schedule to be listed on FTMS and Website shortly. Schedules will be posted or emailed only on request via
Good luck in the current working test season and I look forward to seeing you during the shooting season.
Retriever Field Trial Secretary Gill Davies
UGS HBB held our Open Qualifier on Saturday 11th March 2023 at Easneye Estate, Ware by kind permission of The Buxton Family.
Judges: Barry Taylor (A1633), Chris Marshall (B3232), Liz Taylor (B3536) and Sue Berman (NP3094).
We were very kindly sponsored by Skinner’s Field and Trial and Sporting Saint.
A big thank you to the landowner, judges and helpers for all your hard work and for a great day.
1st place – Lesley Crompton with Hanwoodgold Breeze 2nd place – Anthony Peters with Atikonak Bullrush 3rd place – Steve Coxell with Brockaghs Ilan 4th place – Lanesie Gould with Elkshead Skye Of Heatherbound COM – Glynis Hillier with Lannakers Quest Of Tofts
Congratulations to all those in the awards!
1st – 4th qualify for the UGS Area Finals team event.
Below are the results from the Eastern Counties Open Qualifier, held on the Sutton Shoot by kind permission of James Foskett and Richard Beckerleg.
1st Bellspaddle Jock, Sharon Dingle 2nd FtCh Brockaghs Forba, Jim Collins 3rd Pinfeathers Excalibur, Callum Raywood (Youngest dog in the awards) 4th Luisenga Eagle of Oakshot, V Thorby CoM Atikonak Bullrush, Anthony Peters and Stauntonvale Tic Bean, Sam Morley Riches
The spread put out to mark the centenary…
Special thanks to our sponsors.
The UGS held our final trial of the season the Novice AV Spaniel trial at Shotesham Park, Norfolk by the very kind permission of the Bailey family. Our judges for the day were Alan Hopkins-Young and Marion Emery. Head keeper Mark Watson run the line superbly with his team of helpers and made sure we were into game all day. The winning dog ran an outstanding trial, finishing by taking an exceptional running Pheasant on its second run.
The results are:-
(L to R: Peter Avery, Ray Clarke, Mark Reader, Debbie Robertson, Marion Emery (judge), Paul Seaman & Alan Hopkins Young.) 1st Pixiefen Penny, handled by Paul Seaman 2nd Athena Ivy, handled by Debbie Robertson 3rd Purlodge Hot Love Holly, handled by Ray Clark 4th Deepfleet Jagger, handled by Peter Avery. CoM’s to : Shallowoak West Frazier, handled by Mike Reader Cudannsa Taransay, Handled by Daniel Plumb Skronedale Yew of Dudalen, handled by Mark Page.