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Pointers - week 26Updated : 21/06/2017

THERE were two new CC winners at Border Union where Julie Best (Bestina) had an entry of 59/74. BOB was Glynis Marsh’s homebred two-year-old liver and white Ratchda’s Rock Thrush (Glynis’ Ch Billsborough’s Bright Moon ex R’s Rosefinch). Rock Thrush’s previous big win was the RCC at Crufts ...

Pointers - week 25Updated : 15/06/2017

CAROL Isherwood (Symitry) judged at Three Counties with a super entry of 122. Peter McGilp’s Sh Ch Ridanflight Ruby Tuesday at Forthbourne (bred by Steve Rose, by Aus/NZ Gr Ch/Sh Ch Robwyn Dreams Are Free at R ex R Rodzynka) won her ninth CC and BOB. She was shortlisted in the group.      DCC, his ...

Pointers - week 24Updated : 08/06/2017

BOB AT Southern Counties, under Erica Parsons (Pipeaway) from an entry of 80/110, was Peter McGilp’s Sh Ch Ridanflight Ruby Tuesday at Forthbourne. This was her eighth CC. Bred by Steve Rose, she is by Sh Ch/Aus/NZ Gr Ch Robwyn Dreams Are Free at R ex R Rodzynka and is two-and-a-half years of age. She also won G4 under...

Pointers - week 23Updated : 01/06/2017

BOB AT Bath under Keith Young and winning his first CC was Kari Wilberg’s homebred Kanix Mario, handled by Heather Bennett.  He won two BP awards in 2016. He is from an AI mating of Sh Ch/NZ/Aus Ch Chesterhope Let’s Be Serious at K ex Sh Ch Lokmadi Martina at K.       Another new on...

Pointers - week 22Updated : 26/05/2017

SKC HAD an entry of 76/80 for Barrie Welham (Barryann), a rise on the previous year and following the trend of a slight rise in entries over the past few championship shows. Liz Stuckey’s Sh Ch Medogold Coralie of Pendan won her seventh CC and took BOB and made the shortlist in the group. Jayne Harrison’s Sh Ch M...

Pointers - week 21Updated : 18/05/2017

AMANDA Brooksmith and Kyle Adams’ Sh Ch Medogold Kiss N’ Tell won RBIS at South of England Gundog Club recently and Lynda Adams’ Millpoint Simply Smashing won his final points for his JW by winning BP under Ms A Scutcher, PG1 under Mrs Dale Elliot and RBPIS under Ric Beall at the West Country Dog Club. &nb...

Pointers - week 20Updated : 11/05/2017

WHAT AN amazing day Jayne Harrison had at the National under Carol Coode, who had an entry of 103/105. Millpoint did the double by winning DCC and BOB with Sh Ch Millpoint Heat Wave and BCC, her first, with M Hopes N’ Dreams. Jayne also bred the RDCC winner, Aidine Howes’ Sh Ch M Babe Magnet at Medogold.  &...

Pointers - week 19Updated : 05/05/2017

THERE was a great entry of 146/186 at WELKS for Barbara Cherry (Shanandi). BCC, her first, and BOB was Steve Rose’s homebred Ridanflight Rhianna (Aus/NZ Gr Ch/Sh Ch Robwyn Dreams Are Free at R ex Sh Ch R Rangiora). Her sire, Ryan, came to Steve from Paul Robinson’s kennel in New Zealand and was owned in partnersh...

Pointers - week 18Updated : 27/04/2017

DCC, HIS second, and BIS at the PC championship show was Annette and Amelia Siddle’s Wilchrimane C’Mon Norbert (Sh Ch Joneva Diamond In The Rough ex Sh Ch W Ice Crystal). BCC and RBIS was Tammy Baker and Issy Baker-Roullier’s Desfrisa Flirtini, bred by Tammy, by Sh Ch Millpoint Babe Magnet at Medogold ex Mo...

Pointers - week 17Updated : 21/04/2017

THE SPRING trials on partridge and pheasant have continued this week. The judges at the Kennel Club novice/all aged and open stakes were Meryl Asbury and Bill Connolly. There were no awards in the novice stake. Gun’s choice was Howard Kirby’s English Setter bitch Upperwood La Vitesse of Mullenscote. There were al...

Pointers - week 16Updated : 13/04/2017

THE PC championship show will be held at Newark so I thought I would take a look back at past winners from the decades. From ‘The Pointer Club – A Pictorial History’ come the results from 1967 when the club’s championship show was held at Baginton, Coventry where the judge was Lola MacDonald Daly, aut...

Pointers - week 15Updated : 06/04/2017

THE RESULTS from the Scottish Gundog Association’s open stake appeared in last week’s notes. Thanks to Susan Stone for the results of the puppy and novice stakes. The judges were Mr A Law and Doug Collins. There were no awards in the puppy stake. The novice stake was won by Shaun McCormack’s Pointer dog, Er...

Pointers - week 14Updated : 30/03/2017

IT WAS a glorious morning to drive up into the Scottish Borders for the PC of Scotland’s open show. This was held at Coulter Village Hall, Coulter, near Biggar. There was an entry of 64 dogs for the judge, Jackie Radcliffe (Sniperay). BB and BIS was Peter McGilp’s Sh Ch Ridanflight Ruby Tuesday at Forthbourne (Sh...

Pointers - week 13Updated : 24/03/2017

THE SPC recent open show at Chieveley was judged by Bill Bunce (Adurni). BIS was Tereza Watkins and Jill Davies’ black and white, Sh Ch Hurwyn Law N’ Order (Halo) who was bred by Sue Wilkinson. He is by Shanandi Madrigal ex H Dixie Chick. BB and RBIS was Amanda Brooksmith’s Sh Ch Medogold Kiss N’ Tell...

Pointers - week 12Updated : 16/03/2017

BCC and BOB at Crufts under Gordon Pimblett (Hilldon/Pennine) was Sharron and Sam Dyer’s homebred liver and white, Sh Ch Sharnphilly Juici Cuture, back in the ring after time out for a litter. Juicy now has 39 CCs and what a memorable one this one will be, taking Juicy into the group and being shortlisted. Juicy is by ...

Pointers - week 11Updated : 09/03/2017

THERE was a lot of activity the weekend before Crufts with everyone getting a bit of last minute practise with their dogs. It was also the Gundog Breed Association of Scotland’s top dog event, judged by Frank Whyte, at which Peter McGilp’s Sh Ch Ridanflight Ruby Tuesday at Forthbourne won the top spot.  &nb...

Pointers - week 10Updated : 03/03/2017

AS IS NOW traditional, I shall take a look at past Crufts winners as we approach this year’s show. Fifty years ago the judge was Violet Yates (Seedhill). Her BOB was a dog called Mortondale Acteon, owned by Mrs Haygard. I have not managed to find the parentage of this dog but from ‘Pointers Past and Present&rsquo...

Pointers - week 9Updated : 22/02/2017

THERE have been some impressive recent open show successes for Pointers. Karen Tregaskis emailed to let me know of a win she had earlier in the month with Moenfair Spicewood Summer. She took BOB under Mark Boswell and G4 under Tim Harrison at Rugby.      I also had an email to let me know that Julie Best...

Pointers - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

THE SOUTHERN PC’s special event Pointer of the Year 2016 and Pointer Puppy of the Year 2016, was a very enjoyable day. It was a chance to catch up with friends, with the usual keen observation from the ringside and lovely buffet lunch. The three mystery judges were Anne Lowe (Lowsmoor), Angela Morgan (Quensha) and Ron ...

Pointers - week 7Updated : 09/02/2017

THE ENTRY for Crufts is 108 dogs, 114 bitches making 222 for our judge Gordon Pimblett (Hilldon). We have an 8.30am start.      Sharnphilly Secretariat finished his JW at Merseyside Gundog under Sami Bull at the weekend. He is owned by Sharron and Sam Dyer and Matthew Oddie.     &nbs...

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