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Weimaraners - week 17Updated : 19/04/2017

SOME WORKING news from Suzi Burton to say that her bitch Trubon Flysse Trevive was graded ‘good’ at the grouse pointing test held by the North of Scotland Gundog Association. It was run at the Corriegarth Estate, Gorthleck, Inverness-shire and judges were Anne Johnson and Robin Hall.      Gra...

Weimaraners - week 16Updated : 12/04/2017

THE NORTH of England Weimaraner Society (NEWS) held its 25th anniversary show at Elsecar Heritage Centre. The show was very well attended by both exhibitors and spectators and the judge, Carolyn Alston (Flimmoric), drew an entry of 105 dogs. Everyone had a good catch up and thoroughly enjoyed the day with prosecco and annive...

Weimaraners - week 15Updated : 05/04/2017

FOR THOSE of you attending either Bath or Border Union, please note that two of the Weimaraner Clubs are holding their open shows after the judging of our ch show breed classes. The WA will be at Bath with judge Anthony Allen (Allenie) and the WC of Scotland at Kelso with judge Lorna Adamo (Zakro).      ...

Weimaraners - week 14Updated : 30/03/2017

SOME NEWS from around the open shows. First of all down South at Guildford where Joanna Braine took BOB and G1 under Ed Casey. On the same day up in Scotland at West Lothian Joanna Mclaine and Richard Dickson took G1 and went on to win BIS with Sh Ch Greyspirit Missy Sippi. Their older girl, Sh Ch/Ir Sh Ch G Liberty was awar...

Weimaraners - week 13Updated : 23/03/2017

SOME NEWS from around the open shows. First of all from Ruth and Dale Burgess who write: “At the Isle of Wight Gundog Club Gunalt Rock Out with Hantzburg won BOB under Fran Harper and went on to take BIS3 under Richard Stafford.” Ruth won Best Adult Handler under Kerry Roberts.      Dana McDo...

Weimaraners - week 12Updated : 15/03/2017

WELL THAT is Crufts done and dusted for another year. It was good to catch up with folk and it was very busy around the Weimaraner benches. The ring had a good atmosphere with plenty of spectators for our judge Mary Brennan (Amtrak) who drew an entry of 149 dogs.      DCC and BOB was Karen Whitehead&rsqu...

Weimaraners - week 11Updated : 08/03/2017

PLENTY of action around the open shows the weekend before Crufts – a pre-Crufts run for most as some very good entries at the shows.      At Ashton-in-Makerfield under breed and group judge Clair Sharp, Christine Rayner and Susan Maskell’s Sh Ch Gunalt Academy at Raystans took BOB and G1. He ...

Weimaraners - week 10Updated : 01/03/2017

A NOTE form Claire Rodgers, secretary of North of England WS, to say anyone wishing to update or apply for the NEWS judging list, send in your completed questionnaire to the secretary no later than March 31. Please remember to include copies of your certificates. If you require any further information, email at clairerodgers...

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...

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