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Weimaraners - week 9Updated : 23/02/2017

A NOTE from Eunice Jones, secretary of the Weimaraner Association regarding the Weimaraner of the year (WOTY) competition to be held on Sunday April 9 at Bestwood Lodge Hotel, Nottingham. She writes: “Invitations for this are being sent out by email by Steve Redman (chairman). If we do not have your email address then ...

Weimaraners - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

THE BREED Records Supplement (BRS) landed through the letter box for the period October to December 2016. Three litters registered this quarter with ‘colour not recognised by KC’. Two of the litters have mixed colours registered, in total there being 18 puppies we assume to be blues about 8 per cent of the total ...

Weimaraners - week 7Updated : 08/02/2017

IT WAS good to receive a variety of news of our breed doing well in a number of different disciplines. First of all from Ruth Burgess competing in the obedience world, where Lucy Locket of Hantzburg, owned and handled by Ruth, was awarded sixth place and an Award of Merit in the introductory class at Forest Oak Gloucestershi...

Weimaraners - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

SOME SAD news that Bill Wrixon, the husband of Jose died suddenly at home on Jan 28. He was a well known figure at the Weimaraner Club shows always on hand to help with setting up the ring. Together with Jose he had owned Weimaraners since the mid 1970s. We send our condolences to Jose and family at this sad time.  &nb...

Weimaraners - week 5Updated : 26/01/2017

SOME FIELD Trial news from Suzi Burton. At BWWGS all aged at Upton, Pyne Devon, judges Rita Howard and Tim Bennett awarded a CoM to Suzi’s Trubon Flysse Trevive and the following day at the Worcester Gundog open trial at Loddington Leicester she gained another CoM from judges Allan Hender and Mark Spearing. At the WCGB...

Weimaraners - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

FOUNDED in 1992, The North of England Weimaraner Society (NEWS) celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2017. The society will be holding two celebration shows with lots of specials for exhibitors and excellent prize money.      The championship show is returning to the Elsecar venue in April and the open sho...

Weimaraners - week 3Updated : 11/01/2017

BOSTON, the first championship show of 2017 was held with breed judge Julie George-Ainscough (Achouffe) drawing an entry of 74 dogs. DCC and BOB went to Christine Rayner and Susan Maskell’s Sh Ch Gunalt Academy of Raystans who was also shortlisted in the group under Jacqui Ward (Mianja). RDCC was Carol Ruddy’s Ne...

Weimaraners - week 2Updated : 05/01/2017

A SUMMARY of 2016 show awards for you courtesy of Claire Rodgers: Top Weimaraner went to Stephen and Patsy’s Sh Ch Gunalt Perception she is homebred and her breeding is Sh Ch G Overhear ex Sh Ch G Perceive and she gained her title at the National in May. She has been awarded nine CCs, six with BOB and went on to win tw...

Weimaraners - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

JOANNA Mclaine was at Carluke where Greyspirit Purdue took BOB and topped the gundog puppy group under breed and group judge Angus Macara and then went on to take RBPIS show under Janet Kirkwood.      Lynda Yewdall’s Gunalt Adorable from Ladwey won BPNSC and PG1 under Richard Gilbert and then wen...

Weimaraners - week 51Updated : 13/12/2016

THE FINAL championship show of 2016 saw us at the NEC Birmingham for LKA. Its unfortunate that this is still a docked and denied show and I found it rather a quiet day around some of the gundog rings. Our judge was Sandra Marshall (Lowerdon) who drew an entry of 79 dogs.      DCC went to Joanna Maclain...

Weimaraners - week 50Updated : 07/12/2016

LOTS OF good wins for the Weimaraners around the open shows over the weekend. At Maghull and Merseyside Christine Rayner and Susan Maskell’s Sh Ch Gunalt Academy of Raystans was BOB under breed judge Nicola Maddox (Owslpoint) and went on to win the group under Alan Norcross (Paynnor). At Otley Lynda Yewdall had a good ...

Weimaraners - week 49Updated : 01/12/2016

SOME NEWS from the field trial circuit. At the GLP open trial at Elveden, Norfolk judges Sheila Kuban and Mark Firmin awarded a CoM to Suzi Burton with her bitch, Trubon Trevive Flysse.      The following day Mike Ede and his dog, Silvershot’s Semper Fi for Kasmegs won the BWWGS novice trial at E...

Weimaraners - week 48Updated : 23/11/2016

SOME NEWS from around the open shows: first of all at the HPR Association at Stoneleigh Cheryl Hill’s Sh Ch Weipowa Hot to Hunt took BOB under Fiona Coward-Scholes and then went on to win BIS under Simon Luxmoore.      On the same day up in the North East at Houghton-le-Spring, Dave and Kath Robs...

Weimaraners - week 47Updated : 17/11/2016

THERE WAS recently a weekend of back to back shows for the Weimaraner folk up in Scotland. The Saturday saw us at GBAS with Terry Pearson (Lanspar) giving CCs in the breed for the first time and drawing an entry of 81 dogs.      DCC, his third and making a new show champion, went to Richard Bott and An...

Weimaraners - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

IT IS WITH great sadness I write of the untimely death of Ian Rodgers, the husband of North of England Weimaraner Society secretary, Claire Rodgers. Ian died after a short illness in York hospital on Nov 4.      Ian was often seen at the summer championship shows where he and Claire took in the shows a...

Weimaraners - week 45Updated : 03/11/2016

MIDLAND Counties was held with judge Claire Bainbridge (Nellarris) drawing an entry of 19 dogs without CCs. BD and BP was Leanne Holman’s Astrazone Invierno in Jenlius. BB and BOB was Mark Sayer and Debbie Wallwork’s Sh Ch Astrazone Avocet to Braefell.      RBB went to Chris Pearce and Davi...

Weimaraners - week 44Updated : 27/10/2016

SOME GOOD results for the Weimaraners in recent field trials. Adrian Morgan had a great day at Lothian and Borders Gundog Association where his four year old dog, Ignaheims Bolt to Parhelis took a first place under Godfrey Card and Kenny Hamilton. Bolt was the only Weimaraner running on the day.      A...

Weimaraners - week 43Updated : 20/10/2016

THE WEIMARANER Club of Great Britain held its open show at Steventon with judge Eve Robinson (Hollieseast) drawing an entry of 50 dogs making 70 entries. BD was Heather Passmore’s Weipowa Hot Beater who was also RBIS. BB and BIS was Tina Morris’ Sh Ch Kalimor Ruby. BP was the dog my Enryb Singles Party who also g...

Weimaraners - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

AT SOUTH Wales Aidine Howes (Medogold) was awarding CCs in the breed for the first time and she drew an entry of 44 dogs. DCC and also BOB was Karen Whitehead’s Sh Ch Gunalt De Ice at Stridview and RDCC went to Cheryl Hill’s Sh Ch Weipowa Hot To Hunt.      BCC was Stephen and Patsy Hollings...

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