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Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

LIZ BRANSCOMBE (Flatcoat Health Co-Ordinator) has asked me to bring to your attention that Jane Alexander will be offering patellar screening at the FCRS championship show to be held at the Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LZ on Sunday April 2. Appointments should be made in advance by contacting Liz ...

Retrievers, Flatcoated - week 7Updated : 08/02/2017

THE CRUFTS entry figures have now been published. There are 400 Flatcoats entered – 175 dogs and 225 bitches. Only Labradors and Golden Retrievers have a higher entry. I will be very interested to see what percentage of that entry comes in from overseas. This of course won’t be known until we see the catalogue. ...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

WONDERFUL news from Ray and Lyn Strudwick. At City of Cambridge open show their Burpham Million Love Songs gained the last point he needed for his JW in great style by winning not just BP and BOB but also PG3 under Lesley Trow.      Suzi Tagg is also enjoying a great run of success with her puppy bitch, ...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 5Updated : 27/01/2017

FLATCOATS were judged by Martyn Rees at Manchester. It turned out to be a memorable day for Allie Broome (known to her friends as Ali B) as she handled both the dog and bitch CC winners. DCC, his second, and BOB went to Mary and Ian Trotter’s Downstream Friar Tuck and RDCC went to Alex and Alison Laird’s Seaheart...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

SPECTACULAR news to start the notes off and that is that the breed has two new full champions. Thank you to Di Ewings for sending me a list of the Flatcoats who successfully gained their Show Working Gundog Certificate at the ECGRC qualifying day held recently. The two new champions are Viv Bowen’s Ch Candiliz Black Ad...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 3Updated : 12/01/2017

THE CHAMPIONSHIP shows of 2017 kicked off with Jane Jones (Benvellyn) officiating at Boston. DCC, his 15th, was Roy and Rosemary Douglas’ Sh Ch Greenbayhill Black Tuxedo with RDCC to Wendy Blain’s Rotherfield First Request.      BCC, her third, and BOB was Glynis Williams and Susan Goodwin...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 2Updated : 05/01/2017

I HAVE very little to report on this week. No open show results have been forthcoming. Do remember the entries for Crufts online close on Jan 23 and this is one of the few shows that do not extend their entries!       We now have almost a complete list of judges for this year. They are as follows ...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 1Updated : 29/12/2016

BY THE time these notes reach you Boston will be taking place. Jane Jones (Benvellyn) has attracted a wonderful entry of 137 dogs making 166 entries. Hopefully this upward trend will continue throughout the year.      Not much in the way of open show news has come through although there are several ope...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

SO THE dust has settled on 2016 and with very little to report on I thought I would provide a review of the new title holders for the year. A total of 11. First to be crowned was Kathryn Armstrong’s Almanza Final Impact. He gained his title at WELKS under Syliva Bunting having previously won CCs under Jacquie Ward (Bla...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 51Updated : 14/12/2016

Congratulations to Liz Branscombe, FCRS Health Co-Ordinator, who has been declared the Breed Health Co-Ordinator of the Year by the Kennel Club. This is a fantastic achievement for our breed and of course Liz and her team who work very hard on our behalf. Liz took over the role last year from Val Jones who of course took ove...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 50Updated : 08/12/2016

THE SOUTHERN FCRC held its open show with an entry of 75 dogs for the judge Sharon Henesey (Wrensmead). BD and BIS was Louise Jones’ Blacktoft American Smooth at Braemist and RBD and RBIS Michael and Maria Bell’s Rotherfield Black Illusion.      BB was Pam Lynott’s Avening Lovely Lad...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 49Updated : 01/12/2016

A CORRECTION to my notes of Nov 25. I mentioned that one of the parties at GBAS was hosted by Sandra Stevenson to celebrate Steelriver Sun Kissed winning her JW. It was in fact a joint party hosted by her and Lyn and Ray Strudwick who were celebrating Sh Ch Downstream Fair And Square gaining his title at South Wales. My apol...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 48Updated : 24/11/2016

BRIAN Broadbent, membership secretary of the FCRS, has asked me to convey the following: “Message to all FCRS members – have you received your year book? If you have not received your 2016 year book, you may be one of the 14 members who have recently moved home but not let the membership secretary know your new a...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 47Updated : 17/11/2016

GBAS SAW Roger Millbank judging. Another new Sh Ch was crowned. This time the bitch, Bitcon En Suisse with Madison owned by Laura Keight and Victoria Goldberg. Her first CC came at the FCR Club of Scotland this year (Jim Richardson) and her second at Gundog Society of Wales (Anne Webster). All her CCs have been with BOB.&nbs...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

NEFRA championship show attracted a wonderful entry of 203 Flatcoats for judges Dr Ruth Barbour (dogs) and Louise Jones (bitches). DCC, his fourth, and BIS was Kelly Holland’s Brightmoor Caught In The Act at Flatcharm. RDCC was Lyn Strudwick’s Sh Ch Downstream Fair And Square at Burpham.    &nbs...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 45Updated : 03/11/2016

MIDLAND Counties saw one of the year’s biggest entries for Rosalie Brady (Bordercot) to assess. DCC, his first, was Liz Nicholls’ Llantrussa Eton Mess with Lineover. RDCC was Christin Price’s Whizzbang We Will Rock You at Llantrussa.       BCC, also her first, and BOB was Annette...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 44Updated : 27/10/2016

THE FLATCOATED Retriever Society has, at recent meetings, discussed the fact that there is a great deal of items within the breed of historic interest to its members and the Flatcoat world in general and have as a result decided to have a ‘central archive’ where such items can be held for their safe keeping and t...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 43Updated : 20/10/2016

THE FLAT-COATED Retriever Club of Scotland were the hosts for the Joint Flat-coated Retriever championship show. Val Orme was appointed for dogs and Gemma Jacobs for bitches.       DCC, his third, was Kelly Holland’s Brightmoor Caught In The Act at Flatcharm. His previous two CCs came from R...

Retrievers, Flat-coated - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

SOUTH Wales saw an entry of 94 for breed specialist Maureen Millbank. DCC, his third, and BOB was Lyn Strudwick’s Downstream Fair And Square for Burpham. His previous CCs were won under Dawn Warrington and Pam Blay. RDCC was Alex and Alison Laird’s Sh Ch Branchalwood Tamdhu of Daicheil.     ...

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