WINDSOR SAW Pointers gain a new dog CC record holder last weekend.
Diane and Jordyn O’Neil’s homebred Sh Ch Chesterhope Thrill of T’Chase (Imp NZ), known as Noah, was sired by Chesterhope Hazardous Game out of NZ/Aust/USA, Grand Champion Chesterhope State of T’Art.
Noah arrived in the UK in August 2016 at nearly five months old. During his early career he won numerous Best Puppy awards, including Crufts 2017. He won his first Res CC at WELKS in 2017 from Junior and then his title from Junior.
His total CCs now number 30 from individual judges, the previous record holder, Sh Ch Kiswahili Martin at Kanix, had 29 with a repeat cc won at Crufts.
He won his first CC at National Gundog 2017 from Doreen Smillie-Gray and was the CC winner at Crufts 2018. He was Top Pointer 2017, 18 and is the current 2019 leader.
As well as going BIS at the Gundog Societ of Wales 2017 Noah was Res BIS at Boston this year and has seven Gundog Group 1s and numerous other Group placings.
His youngest offspring are still juniors but he already has two CC winning offspring and Res CC winners in the UK, as well as Junior Champions in Hungary.
He is shown by John Thirlwell and lives at the ferndel kennels.