24 July 2021 – EC Novice Sugar Beet Test

Results of the Novice Sugar Beet Working Test held on Saturday 24 July 2021 by kind permission of Loose Hall Farms Ltd with land for parking provided by Peter Rushbrook.

Judges: Mike Skipper and Brian Chesser

1st  Sarah Bond, Tullysedge Crofters Gold
2nd David Wall, Stauntonvale Cheetah of Cockle Creek
3rd Trevear Constantine of Mearecastle, Adam Snare
4th Roy Tomlinson, Lananaker’s Xavi
Com: Sam Morley Riches, Stauntonvale Margay of Rushbrigg (Best Marking Dog)
Com: John Bowtell, Tagabea Ashes to Ashes


The proceeds from this event came to £1300 are to be split between St Elizabeth’s Hospice and The British Lung Foundation in memory of Kevin Easey and Ivor Reynolds in recognition of their help over the years. Thank you to all those who contributed.

Thanks go to the land owners, judges and helpers, as well as all those who gave donations. Also thanks to our sponsors, Skinners and Dog and Field.

27 June 2021 – KES Novice and Puppy Test

UGS KES held the novice and puppy test on 27 June 2021.

Wounderful day! Challenging Tests! Thanks to Chris and Sue Ellis allowing us to use this fabulous ground. Huge thanks to the judges. Very challenging tests set.

Judges: Louie Robertson, Jane Fenner, David Breech, James Bailey and Bill Gardiner.

Novice

1st Sarah Hawkins, Nevilldown Jelly Bean
2nd Sophie Taylor, Starspring Solo
3rd Penny Heath, Fletchingly Tulla
4th Jennifer Thomas, Gwidigada Ivy
COM Jacqueline Mason, Lovatnoir Raven

Puppy

1st Mell Brooks Anningtonbay Enchilada
2nd Mell Brooks, Anningtonbay Ellellicious

Huge thanks to our lovely tossers and bangers, as we always say we really really couldn’t do this without you. Ian our lovely vice chair and Covid Officer. Huge thanks to behind the scenes Bren and Lesley. Thank you for lovely pics Charlotte Hammick.

26 June 2021 – EC Open Qualifier

Results of Open Qualifier held at Stutton by kind permission of Henry and Sarah Strutt.

Judges: Richard Beckerleg and Keith Bedford.

1st Peter Abbs, Howeparks Stardtruck at Scarningvale.
2nd Jim Collins, FTCH Brockaghs Forba
3rd Keith Foster, Overthwarts Bilton.
4th Stewart North, Northglen Crumble
Com: Sam Morley Riches, Stauntonvale Hot Toddy of Rushbrigg
Com: Glynis Hillier, Lannakers Quest of Tofts
Com: Jim Crooks, Brindlebay Mika.

Our thanks go to our hosts, judges, helpers and our sponsors Skinners and Dog and Field.

12 June 2021 – HBB Novice & Special Puppy Working Test

UGS HBB held a Novice Working Test in the morning and Special Puppy working Test in the afternoon today on Saturday 12th June by kind permission of The Buxton Family.

Judges: Colin Pelham, Jim Colins and Jennifer Thomas.

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.

Congratulations to all those in the awards!

Novice

Novice 1st place – Samantha Kirkham with Flaxenfox Stormgoose Of Wallers Haven
2nd place – Sarah Hawkins with Nevilldown Jelly Bean
3rd place – Ali Cecere with Lakedown Haslam
4th place – Jonathan Desmarais with Brockaghs Hanluan
COM – Andrew Cooper with Chaysehollow Black Magic

Special Puppy

1st place – Anthony Peters with Atikonak Bullrush
2nd place – Jacqui Crew with Tullysedge Fever Pitch
3rd place – Alan Ward with Diglake Karusa Of Rowansbourne
4th place – Andrew Wright with Wadesmill Rosesdale
COM – Claire McLaughlin with Zandawns Thistle Bank

23 May 2021 – HBB Open Qualifier Results

UGS HBB held an Open Qualifier on Sunday 23rd May 2021 at Cuffley by kind permission of Mr Dave Thomas.

Judges: Phil Allen (A0003), Jim Gale (A0044) and Barbara Kuen (A2579).

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.

Awards:
1st place – Lesley Crompton with Catcombe Cygnet
2nd place – Andrew Wright with Wadesmill Kite
3rd place – Jim Collins with FtCh Brockaghs Forba
4th place – David Sworder with Mistybrook Ebony
COM – Pete Whelan – Etomanni Apache

Congratulations to all those in the awards!
1st – 4th qualify for the UGS Area Finals team event at Woodhall Park, Hertford in August.

23 May 2021 – SWSH Open Qualifier & Intermediate Test Results

UGS Surrey, West Sussex and Hamps Branch Open Qualifier& Intermediate WT held at Frithfold Farm, Northchapel by kind permission of Mr Peter Locke on 23.5.21.

Judges: Robert Worrall, Kate Bollen, Louie Robertson

Open:
1st Hilly Hoar with Mitforton Orchid at Kirbyhall awarded the Curtis Cup.
2nd Sue Jordan with Tullysedge Incas Gold awarded the UGS Open Cup.
3rd Jacqui Crew with Hanans Kertis
4th Beth Morgan with Abney Affinity
Sue Jordan with Tullysedge Incas Gold was also awarded the Tally Cup for the highest placed non-Lab in the awards.
Intermediate:
1st Penny Morris with Beetle of Buckmotts
2nd Nicola Grainge with Barweston Nimbus
3rd Jacqueline Mason-Sime with Lovatnoir Raven
4th Karen Handley with Peterspond Squirrel