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Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 8Updated : 14/02/2017

I HAVE recently been informed that just before Christmas last year, Andy Stewart sadly died. He bred and exhibited Smooths under the Druvon prefix. It was in the early 1980s that he became a member of the SFTA.      Mr Stewart lived in Belfast and occasionally he would travel over to the mainland to exhi...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 6Updated : 01/02/2017

IT WAS reported in last week’s DOG WORLD that at Manchester, the overall winner of the Pup of the Year heat was won by Mrs J Thornton and Mr R Bebbington’s Miss Dior du Manoir Saint Adrien. This was judged by Stuart Plane and there was an overall entry of 395 over the four days.      Miss Dio...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 5Updated : 26/01/2017

DOCTOR Ian Gabriel awarded the first set of CCs for 2017, this being Manchester. Smooths were second in the ring after Wires and there was an entry of 29, seven of which were absent.      DCC, his seventh, was Mrs P Broom and Mrs M Crouch’s Ch Oaxaca Del Boy with Roxway (Ch/Fr Ch Graindebeaute du M...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 3Updated : 11/01/2017

DATES for your show diary: Birmingham FTC open show March 19 where Mrs J Vickers is down to judge; The SFTA limit show and AGM will be held on Saturday April 15, the judge for the limit show will be Michelle Baker; the championship show is of course combined with the Expo 2 weekend Saturday Aug 5; The FTC of Wales has its op...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 2Updated : 04/01/2017

THE CHAMPIONSHIP show season is off to a start with Boston. Smooths now have classes there and the scheduled judge is Joe Ashe. Of course our first set of CCs are awarded at Manchester, where Dr Ian Gabriel is judging. To date the entries have not yet been released for this show.      The following Smo...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

THE LAST championship show of 2016 was of course LKA. Since moving to different halls within the complex, a couple years ago, the layout has improved immensely. There are no CCs on offer however judge Gladys Mcshane did attract an entry of 22, of which five were absent.      BB and BOB was Mrs M and Mr...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 50Updated : 07/12/2016

EVONNE Hannar (Borovale) judged the SFTA open show, which was held at its usual venue Weedon Village Hall. Richard Mullan, Roger Bebbington, Jenny Thornton, Malcolm Murray and myself were there promptly at 8.30am to set the show up, as well as to make it look festive.      There was a very good entry o...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 49Updated : 01/12/2016

BIRMINGHAM FTC is the last in a long line of regional breed clubs still surviving. Its recent championship show was held at Shenstone Village Hall, which is situated in the south Staffordshire area. Manuela Weiss (De La Rosa) made the journey from Germany to judge. She was awarding CCs in Smooths for the first time. It must ...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 47Updated : 16/11/2016

I AM IN debited to Trisha Broom for emailing me the main results from the FTC of Scotland. The show was held in the Town Hall at Lockerbie and judging the breed for the first time with CCs was Geoff Corish.      DCC, his sixth, and BOB went to Ch Oaxaca Del Boy with Roxway (Ch /Fr Ch Grainde Beaute Du ...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

AN EMAIL from Sarah Goodley informs me that her Glendraterra Glad Rags attended East Kent where under breed judge Bill Gray, she won BP and BOB, then later in both the adult and puppy terrier groups she was awarded G3 from Edward Allen.      Mr M Sanders is now listed as the judge for Leeds 2017, this ...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 45Updated : 03/11/2016

BINGLEY Hall, Stafford was the usual venue for the Midland Counties. Smooths do not have any classes scheduled, however they did feature among the winners in the NSC terrier classes which were judged by Albert Wight. Mr and Mrs A Brookes’ Zetamaz Black On Track won the post graduate class. Glendraterra Black Eyed Pea o...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 43Updated : 20/10/2016

RECENTLY Dog World has published the current leaders in the top dog, sire and dam listings, the results take into account the results up to include Belfast weekend.       DW/Arden Grange current top Smooth is Ch Oaxaca Del Boy with Roxway owned by Mrs P Broom and breeder Mrs M Crouch. He is by Ch/...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

RECENTLY the SFTA held a breed specific seminar. Jenny Thornton would like to thank everyone who volunteered their Smooths (without which we couldn’t hold such an event) and of course anyone who helped out throughout the day.      I will give a very brief outline of the day. Jenny started the day...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 41Updated : 06/10/2016

IN THE October edition of the KC Journal, three more judges names have been published. Border Union 2017 has Mr A Small officiating and the National 2018 Mr H Ogden. This will be a first time appointment for Mr Ogden. He is of course a very successful breeder and exhibitor of the Beauview Griffons. He awards CCs in several o...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 40Updated : 29/09/2016

I CANNOT give a detailed report on The Fox Terrier Club of Wales show as I didn’t attend. The only results I know of were printed in Dog World. Dr C Mohrke judged and awarded Best Smooth and later RBIS to Mrs S Morris’ Sanamaris Step Lively (Frenchfox Gandalf ex S Spill The Beans). BD was Darlaur Dakota (Ch/Am Ch...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 39Updated : 21/09/2016

DARLINGTON is one of the few general championship shows which tends to classify most breeds whether CCs are on offer or not, in 2019 Darlington’s status is elevated to being one of the chosen shows where there will be CCs on offer for all breeds with championship show status, so therefore Smooths will have gained anoth...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 38Updated : 15/09/2016

RICHMOND was held in its now established home of Loseley Park, near Guildford. The weather as predicted was rather unsettled with on/off showers. Smooths were second in the ring after Airedales. Cherry Davies (Mosvalley) had an entry of 29 with six exhibits being absent.          &n...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 36Updated : 01/09/2016

LOOKING at the results website for SKC and also an email from Bobby Templeton, Smooths featured quite well in the NSC classes, judged by Moray Armstrong. RBD was Templeton’s Nisyros Stormbound at Humeston and RBB was N Out Of Control. N Zarkana at Humeston was BP and later PG2. The judge for the puppy terrier group was...

Fox Terriers, Smooth - week 35Updated : 24/08/2016

WKC WAS judged by the well-known all-rounder Frank Kane, he was awarding CCs for the third time, there was an entry of 43 with nine absent and judging took place in the exhibition halls due to the showery weather conditions. However, as the day progressed it was rather pleasant outside.      DCC, his ...

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