- 24 January 2023 – UGS Novice AV Spaniel Stake
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:-
- 3 January 2023 – UGS Open AV Spaniel (ex Cocker) Stake
The UGS held our Open AV Spaniel (except Cocker) trial at Shotesham Park, Norfolk by the very kind permission of the Bailey family. Our judges for the day were Gerry Meehan and Steve Lewis. Head keeper Mark Watson run the line superbly with his team of helpers and made sure we were into game all day.
After a two dog run off for first place the awards were:-
A special congratulation goes to Peter Avery with his young dog who gained 2nd in its first ever trial. Peter stepped in to run the youngster after a competitor failed to show that morning.
- 2 December 2022 – UGS Novice Cocker Spaniel Stake
The UGS held their Novice Cocker trial today at Butterfields Farm, Latchingdon, Essex by very kind permission of LE Carr & Sons.
Henry Carr was our Stewart of the Beat and captained the team of guns, who shot superbly. The dogs had to work hard for the birds but sufficient was found for completion of the trial.
The trial was judged by James Luxford and Ray Clarke and they awarded first place to:- Uncleby Matilda, owned & handled by Mark Page.
No other awards were given.
- 8 December 2022 – UGS Open Cocker Spaniel Stake
The UGS held our Open Cocker trial today at Audley End by the very kind permission of Mrs Louise Newman and the Audley End Estate.
We were in the very capable hands of head Keeper Geoff Garrod while his son Justin, run the line. The dogs had to work hard to find game and a mixed bag of Pheasant and Hare was shot. We saw a high standard of dog work but number of the dogs fell by the wayside, leave 5 dogs at the end.
Our Judges for the day where Guy Stubbings and Paul Seaman.
After a 2 dog run off for first place the results were:-
- 25 Jan 2022 – Novice AV Spaniel Trial
Novice AV Spaniel Stake held at Shotesham Park, Norfolk
Judges: Martin Deacon & Dave Gosling