- 2018/06/17 – UGS Area Finals
UGS Open Finals on Sunday 17th June 2018 at Pheasantry, Hurst Green by kind permission of Chris and Sue Ellis
Judges: Helena Sully and Di Stevens
Today was our turn to run the UGS Open Area Finals at the Pheasantry. Hurst Green.
We ran the test on some super ground with special thanks to Chris & Sue Ellis who were the perfect hosts. The judges today were Helena Sully and Di Stevens who both did a great job choosing today’s winners.
Thank you also to our fantastic team of helpers who came forward to throw and put out dummies, cook and help keep the day running smoothly.
I might be a bit bias but a superb team win for Kent and East Sussex with fantastic scores. A lovely competitive atmosphere with a lot of friendly banter between the teams throughout the day. The awards were presented by Phil Askew who came along to support The Utility Gundog Society.
Results: Kent and East Sussex Winning Team
Marianne Copp with Pointhill Peregrine Sophie Mills with Turnerbrook Princess Verona Clatworthy with Wellrose Rayman Andy Parkin with Greenbriar Ruble of Beaconoak Top Dog The award for the top dog went to Wellrose Rayman
Who scored 99 out of a possible 100 and made difficult tests look easy.
Judges Choice Greenbriar Ruble of Beaconoak
- 2018/06/10 – Open and Novice Water Test
Open and Novice Water Test on Sunday 10th June 2018 at 500 Acre Wood, Nr Hartfield
by kind permission of Mr Tony Russell
Judges: Tony Russell, Jane Tydeman, Mel Brooks, Kim Jinks
Great day, great turnout, challenging tests set by our fantastic judges. Tony Russell, Kim Jinks,Mel Brooks and Jane Tydeman. We had 23 dogs running in the Novice and 20 in the Open. A beautiful location, perfect for the weather.
There was an exciting run off between Vanessa Gilham and Vanessa Gilham for 3rd and 4th in the Open which was a lovely end to the tests.
Many thanks to all who entered, the most amazing helpers, sterwards, dummy throwers, cake makers, bacon butty cook and everyone’s support and help for Jo and myself. Your support was truly appreciated.
1st Gold Silver Ann Of Higgscroft Mick Higgs 2nd Famfish Calais Colin Coley 3rd Fletchingly Annraidh Vanessa Gilham 4th Threevalleys Dawn Approach Of Fletchingly Vanessa Gilham CoM Orlando Tara Lauren Wright CoM Flintsfield Forever Friend Mandy Smith
1st Higgscroft Firestar Barbara L.M.Pettet 2nd Brockaghs Eanna Susan Cooper 3rd Great Cobwood Montgomery Samantha Kirkham 4th Pointhill Perigrine Marianne Copp CoM Mitforton Neon Mike Crutchley
- 2018/04/22 – Open Working Test
Open Working Test on Sunday 22nd April 2018 at Northall Farm, Fletching
Judges: Joy Venturi Rose, Nikki Stranks, Louie Robertson, John Barnes
1st Pointhill Perigrine Marianne Copp 2nd Turnerbrook Princess Sophie Mills 3rd Woodlandway Quail Beth Rayner 4th Lendown Willow Pauline Tiplady CoM Helnorall Magnum Rob Smallman CoM Willrose Rayman Verona Clatworthy CoM Greenbriar Ruble of Beaconoak Andy Parkin