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News October - December 2013

Gundog Breeds of Scotland

2013 11 09 - GBOS rcc

Well what a weekend. Set off on Friday 8th November on the long journey to Edinburgh.

Taking with me, Banjo, Chaos, Casper and Kaitlyn

Casper was first up in Junior Dog, pleased when he won the class, next was his dad Chaos, he was in Limit, and was placed 2nd (behind the CC winner), and Banjo was 2nd in Open,

The star of the day was Casper who was awarded the RCC, a lovely day for our young Black Tri boy.

Kaitlyn also had a lovely day winning the Minor Puppy Bitch class.

Midland English Springer Spaniel Championship Show

Sunday 3rd November 2013, I head up to Doncaster with Lesly McCourt and her 2 girls to show at the Midland ESS Championship Show. Under Breed Specialist Mr Ray Smith (Melverly)

Chaos was first up, and so pleased when he won a lovely Limit Dog Class, straight after was Banjo in the Open Class, again delighted when he won the class. Lesley very kindly handled Banjo for me in the Dog Challenge, whilst I had Chaos. OMG so thrilled when Chaos was awarded the CC, and Banjo the RCC.

Kaitlyn won a couple of respectable 2nd's and Lesley's girls both went well and were placed.

The Super Star was Chaos, who went onto win 'BEST IN SHOW' how wonderful is that. Above a couple of poor quality photos of the day!

Click on a photo to enlarge

2013 03 31 - arthur winning class

Midland Counties Championship Show

Well what a day Jennie and Arthur had at Midland Counties! (Sh Ch Meadowdale Alabama Slammer At Acregate ShCM)

We had no CC's on offer today, but Jenny and Arthur won Best of Breed, so representing our breed in the big group ring

So delighted to hear that Arthur won Group 2 in a strong group under Chris Bexton

A HUGE well done for us here at Meadowdale

Gundog of Wales Championship Show

Wednesday 16th October 2013, another long trip, this time to Malvern.

But we had 2 shows on the same day, first was Gundog of Wales Championship Show, judged by Mrs Patsy Hollings. Then The ESS Club of Wales Open Show judged by Lucy Adoo.

At the Championship Show, Casper was first up and he was 3rd in Junior, but later on delighted me by winning the Junior Stakes under judge Mrs Pam Blay

Chaos was 2nd in Limit, and Banjo won Open,
But the little star of the day at her very first ever show was Kaitlyn she won a lovely class in Minor Puppy Bitch.

Only showed Casper and Kaitlyn at the Open Show, Casper was 3rd, but again Kaitlyn won Minor Puppy Bitch - photo right of Kaitlyn on the day

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South Wales Championship Show

Friday 11th October 2013, I head off to Buith Wells in Wales for the South Wales Championship Show. Taking with me, Banjo, Chaos and Casper

Our judge today was, breed specialist- Mrs Christine Savell (Patranella)

Casper was first up, and pleased with his second place in Junior dog. Chaos was 3rd in Limit. But the star of the day was Banjo, delighted when he won the Open dog class, and going onto win the Dog CC, his 5th

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Results for Sunday 6th October 2013

Dog Green Star, CACIB, BOB
Sh Ch & Ir Sh Ch Meadowdale Banjo JW ShCM

Reserve DGS, RCACIB
Meadowdale Chaos JW ShCM

Bitch Green Star, CACIB
Ir Sh Ch Calvdale Carte Blanch

Reserve BGS, RCACIB
Woodspa Eucalyptus JW Ir Jun Ch

The Green Star winners shown left
(click to enlarge)

Luckily judging was finished reasonably early, so Lesley and I head off to take the dogs for a good run and to see some of Dublin, before our ferry home that evening.

We head off to Malahide Castle Park, they have great fun charging about, as they all get on so well.

Below are a few pics of our outing