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Collies, Smooth - week 17Updated : 21/04/2017

PLENTY of news from the shows to record this week: Marianne Benton went to Chertsey, held at the Berks. College of Agriculture, Maidenhead where Amy Kinsey was judging, and Alopex Marionette of Oakestelle (Piper) won BOB then went on to G2 from Tony Iley (Ileyda Roughs).      The following day Marianne w...

Collies, Smooth - week 16Updated : 13/04/2017

I NOW HAVE the correct results for the WECS open show thanks to Sheila Beeney. Plaisance Blue Belle won BB, BOB and RBIS for Jean Sweeney and Richard and Jo Denton’s junior dog Brackenhaye Fields Of Gold won BD and RBOB.      Delia Moores’ new baby Manordeifi Bow Regard won BP Smooth and RBD....

Collies, Smooth - week 15Updated : 06/04/2017

I HEARD from Kate Giddings the other day telling me that the Smooth Collie Obreedience Team has been reformed, and that they had just won their first heat which was held at the NSDTR Club’s Rally and Obedience Event at Solihull Riding Centre with judge Jenny Butters. There were ten teams of different breeds entered, wi...

Collies, Smooth - week 14Updated : 30/03/2017

OUR SMOOTH Collie ambassador Petra, otherwise known as Trevor and Birgit Hayward’s tricolour bitch Ch Clingstones Hot Shot at Foxearth has hit the headlines once again. At Scottish Breeds she won the BCC, her 19th in a good entry of 22, went on to BOB and then, under Valerie Foss she won BIS.      ...

Collies, Smooth - week 13Updated : 23/03/2017

THE SCC of GB held its annual breed seminar at the Calf Heath Hall, Wolverhampton with Beverley White, Penny Sewell and Tony Foulston as the assessors.      The seminar began with the detailed introduction to the breed Standard, then the hands on and mentoring session took place and finally the eight can...

Collies, Smooth - week 12Updated : 16/03/2017

AT CRUFTS Beverley White drew an entry of 60 Smooths with only eight absent, this number including seven overseas visitors. BCC and BOB was Trevor and Birgit Hayward’s Ch Clingstone’s Hot Shot at Foxearth (Petra) winning her 18th CC.      This just rounded off a lovely if quite exhausting wee...

Collies, Smooth - week 11Updated : 10/03/2017

THE BCC held its championship show with Mr C P Fricke judging the Smooths with an entry of 46. BCC and BOB was Trevor and Birgit Hayward’s Ch Clingstone’s Hot Shot at Foxearth and she went on to take BIS from judge Jeff Luscott, an exact repeat of last year’s BCC result.      RBCC went ...

Collies, Smooth - week 10Updated : 02/03/2017

THE KENNEL Club Breed Records Supplement for the final quarter of 2016 gives us a Smooth Collie registration figure of 18 – one blue merle dog and two bitches, five sable and white dogs and two bitches and five tricolour dogs with two bitches, together with one of a KC unrecognised colour produced from a litter sired b...

Collies, Smooth - week 9Updated : 23/02/2017

THE LATEST Kennel Club Journal gives us the names of two CC judges for this year: at the London CC Smooth Collies will be judged by Eleanor Kitchen with Penny Sewell doing BIS, and the London and Provincial CC has invited me to judge the Smooths and Stephen Clark will do BIS.      At the Yorkshire CC ope...

Collies, Smooth - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

MY APOLOGIES to Ann French for omitting her RCC result at Manchester with Ch Foxearth Flock Master for Breckamore, bringing his total, according to my records, to 14 CCs and nine RCCs. Sheldon has not really been campaigned much this year making way for several promising youngsters who Ann has brought out.    ...

Collies, Smooth - week 5Updated : 27/01/2017

WHAT A wonderful two days for Birgit and Trevor Hayward at Manchester. BCC and BOB under Delia Moores with Ch Clingstone’s Hot Shot at Foxearth (Petra), then winning the pastoral group which was judged by John Ritchie, and on returning the next day, Petra took BOSIS from Martin Freeman. Bred by Miss Asikainen in Finlan...

Collies, Smooth - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

SHEILA Beeney’s 11-month-old tricolour bitch Ginnie (Brackenhaye When We Dance) had a lovely day at the Taunton open show where she took AVNSC pastoral puppy and then won the puppy group under Jenny Whitfield.      She is by Alopex Matt Finnish ex Ch Kevranna Theras Enate Echo and was bred by Richa...

Collies, Smooth - week 3Updated : 12/01/2017

THE FUNERAL service for Brian Trundley was held at Alford Crematorium – a goodish way north of Boston in Lincolnshire on Jan 10 and the small chapel was packed with some seventy or more relatives, friends, neighbours and dog folk. One of Brian’s favourite Smooths Herbie, sat quietly beside Brenda at the front pew...

Collies, Smooth - week 1Updated : 29/12/2016

THE FUNERAL service for Brian Trundley, who sadly died just five days before Christmas, is to be held on Tuesday Jan at Alford Crematorium, Lincs LN13 9LH at 1pm. No flowers please, but donations can be made either to Collie Rescue or to the St Barnabas Nurses, email enquiries@stbarnabashospice.co.uk or 01522 540300. &nbs...

Collies, Smooth - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

I AM VERY sad to learn from Brenda Trundley that her husband Brian lost his fight against cancer and died peacefully on the morning of Tuesday Dec 20 at home surrounded by his family and his dogs. Our condolences to Brenda and all the family.     Brian House judged the entry of 40 Smooths at LKA. A very goo...

Collies, Smooth - week 50Updated : 09/12/2016

THE BRITISH CC held its open show at the usual Overseal venue with Alan Staniland (Tashadon Roughs) judging the Smooths. Marianne Benton’s Alopex Marionette of Oakestelle won BB, BOB and went on to take RBIS and BVIS – what a lovely Christmas present for them both. On top of all that, her Rough Keira won RBB. ...

Collies, Smooth - week 49Updated : 01/12/2016

THE LONDON and Provincial CC held a champ show at the Ditton Community Centre, Kent, where Smooths had seven classes without CCs judged by Marion Sargent (Tegwani) and secretary Di Collino very kindly sent me a marked catalogue.      There was an entry of ten Smooths with three absent and Amy Peacock&r...

Collies, Smooth - week 48Updated : 25/11/2016

ROS MACDONALD, excellent secretary of West of England CS, has written to say that she is sadly having to step down due to health and family commitments, and the committee is having some difficulty in finding a replacement for her, so have suggested that we might be able to attract someone suitable, through this column. &n...

Collies, Smooth - week 47Updated : 18/11/2016

I WAS REALLY sorry to hear from Delia Moores that she had lost her lovely tricolour boy, the homebred Manordeifi Shadow Chaser at the early age of seven, after several years of poor health. He was by Ch Sandcastle’s True Topic (one of Tatu’s early offspring) ex the blue merle M Silver Dawn.    &...

Collies, Smooth - week 46Updated : 10/11/2016

WHAT A lovely day Marianne Benton and Venus (Oakestelle Venus De Milo) had at the East Kent open show at the Lockmeadow Market, Maidstone. They won BNSC pastoral under Lynne Church plus the pastoral group, and then Venus went on to win her very first BIS at this level, although she has had several reserves in the past. She i...

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