IGL Championship winner 2006, Mr Andrew Wright with Mr M Wright’s Ftch Marcus May Be of Wadesmill

2006 Championship Report

Held at Ampton Shoot at Livermere Hall, Great Livermere, Suffolk with appreciative thanks to Peter & Elsie Hammond.


1st F.T.Ch. Marcus May Be of Wadesmill. Handler: Mr. Andrew Wright
Owner: Mr M J Wright
2nd F.T.Ch. Lettermore Loyal of Aithness Handler/Owner: Mr McLean
3rd F.T.Ch. Greenbriar Viper Of Drakeshead Handler/Owner: Mrs S Halstead
4th F.T.Ch. Tweedshot Maximus of Blackharn Handler/Owner: Mr A V Parnell

Diploma of Merit Garronpoint Little Dove Ms A Clarke
Diploma of Merit F.T.Ch. Ropehall Star Dr G J C Davies

2006 Championship – Summary Report

A record 53 dogs qualified with with 50 taking to the field.
After 3 exciting days, the last stage was a duck drive at the lakeside. Six dogs had qualified, all coping extremely well, entering the water boldly they all successfully completed their retrieves. All six contenders were awarded a place as above.

With a superb 10 A grades for his 10 retrieves, the overall winner of the 2006 IGL Retriever Championship was five-year-old F.T.Ch. Marcus May Be of Wadesmill, the first golden retriever to win since 1982. Owned by Max Wright from Hertfordshire and handled by his son Andrew.