Advanced Test winner and Best Performance of the Day
at the Show Spaniels Field Day - Tina Smith and Isfryn Ghost Swift
The runner up Top Gundog 2003 removed the ‘Sh’ from her title at the annual Show Spaniel’s Field Day last Saturday to become Ch Highclare Energizer writes Christine McDonald. Pipit also won second in the Advanced test for her breeder/owner/handler Gill Tully.
A few days earlier, she had come back to the ring after her first litter to win her 27th CC. The only other spaniel to gain a Show Gundog Working Certificate (SGWC) this year was her litter brother Tina Smith’s Highclare Fully Charged at Isfryn, who was Best Qualifier, and sired the winner of the Advanced Test - Tina’s homebred Isfryn Ghost Swift, who won the prestigious Warner-Hill Challenge Trophy for Best Performance of the Day.
Welsh Springers dominated the awards this year, with the only two SGWC’s awarded, 1st – 4th in the Advanced Test and Best Novice - Rhian Lewis’ Moorash Titian Lady.
Other results were:
Novice Bitch Test
1. Moorash Titian Lady - Rhian Lewis (WSS)
2. Fiergen Silver Trinket at Julita - Julie Revill (WSS)
3. Tryhard Rio De Janero - Sue Long and Malcolm Leeming (ESS)
4. Tryhard Enchanting Tri - Sue Long and Malcolm Leeming (ESS)
Novice Dog Test
1. Fenaybrook From a Distance - Pat Guy (ESS)
2. Canovan Viking Flagship JW - Julie Grant (ESS)
3. Sh Ch Belcrum Another Angus - Bill Ironside (Clumber)
Advanced Cold Game Test
1. Isfryn Ghost Swift - Tina Smith (WSS)
2. Sh Ch Highclare Energizer - Gill Tully (WSS)
3. Northey Sun on the Sea - Christine McDonald (WSS)
4. Highclare Fully Charged at Isfryn - Tina Smith (WSS)
Show Gundog Working Certificate
Highclare Fully Charged at Isfryn - Tina Smith (WSS)
Sh Ch Highclare Energizer - Gill Tully (WSS)
Best Performance of the Day and Gun's Choice: Isfryn Ghost Swift - Tina Smith (WSS)
Best Performance in the Show Gundog Working Test: Highclare Fully Charged at Isfryn - Tina Smith (WSS)
Best Overall Novice: Moorash Titian Lady - Rhian Lewis (WSS)
Report and more photos in Gundog Gossip very soon!