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IGL Championship 2021 LIVE

The award winners

Posted at 01/12/2021 21:22

2021 Retriever Champion Gary Wood’s Millbuies Ghillie

Posted at 01/12/2021 15:34

The result

Posted at 01/12/2021 15:27

Waiting for the result

Posted at 01/12/2021 14:41

Trial over 13.23

Posted at 01/12/2021 13:25

The final drive

Posted at 01/12/2021 13:01

Final round

Posted at 01/12/2021 12:40

Dogs through to the final drive

Posted at 01/12/2021 12:38

Peter and Jane in line

Posted at 01/12/2021 11:58

Tony O’Hare picks a hare in front

Posted at 01/12/2021 11:26

The judges confer at end of round 5.

Posted at 01/12/2021 11:07

Ronnie Laughton picks in the 5th

Posted at 01/12/2021 11:06

Ronnnie Laughton’s dog FTCh Wytonruss Finnigan gains another eyewipe and returns at pace

Posted at 01/12/2021 11:01

Continuing as they were 37 tries on another bird and picks

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:47

38 tries behind 37. Judges now going to look

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:43

Competitors 25 and 35 come across from the left to try on the right

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:32

Jason Mayhew leaves the line having picked in the 5th

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:29

Competitors waiting while the other side of the line works

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:26

Will Delamore of Skinner’s

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:24

Laura Hill picks a hare in front

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:23

48

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:11

Ronnie Laughton 48 has a 2 dog eyewipe

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:10

No 10 tries behind 9

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:05

16 dogs through to round 5

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:05

Nathan Lathy completes round 3

Posted at 01/12/2021 10:00

No. 25

Posted at 01/12/2021 09:58

David Lisett waits for his dog to return with the bird

Posted at 01/12/2021 09:57

Liz Taylor picks

Posted at 01/12/2021 09:55

Alan Hammond happy with how the day is progressing.

Posted at 01/12/2021 09:55

Mel Brooks has picked a long retrieve across the line in the mustard

Posted at 01/12/2021 09:54

Judge Kevin Doughty

Posted at 01/12/2021 09:23

The guns

Posted at 01/12/2021 08:41

The judges

Posted at 01/12/2021 08:38

The start of day 3. Dogs through to the final day.

Posted at 01/12/2021 08:34

Dogs through to Day 3

Posted at 30/11/2021 15:42

End of day 2. Judges having a chat

Posted at 30/11/2021 14:40

Competitors wait while judges look for bird

Posted at 30/11/2021 14:13

Annette Clarke and Greig Patterson in line waiting for their 5th retrieve

Posted at 30/11/2021 13:26

Mike Tallamy & Leigh Jackson

Posted at 30/11/2021 12:44

Mike Tallamy completes round 3

Posted at 30/11/2021 12:34

Fraser Forbes eyewipes no 11

Posted at 30/11/2021 12:24

Kirsty Cousins has picked a bird shot some way off the end of the line

Posted at 30/11/2021 12:22

Fraser Forbes has picked a moving bird behind the line

Posted at 30/11/2021 12:21

Kate Opie doing a sterling job carrying game

Posted at 30/11/2021 12:16

Hard to see but the flags are there working hard for the trial

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:58

Kirsty Cousins & Laura Hill wait to go in for the 3rd round

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:55

Mel Books no 9 completes 2 retrieves in round 3. The first retriever being an eyewipe over no 6, Tim Brain.

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:49

Mel Brooks has completed her two 3rd round retrieves

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:47

Dogs required for 3rd round. No. 52 is still to have his 2nd round retrieve.

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:29

Former FT Sec Sandra Onens (l) and new FT Sec Mary Jane Opie (rt)

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:21

Judges confer at end of round 2

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:13

Ronnie Laughton has picked a long retrieve behind the line

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:11

No 48 Ronnie Laughton, looking relieved having picked a bird shot a long way behind the line.

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:11

Marlene Edvinsson picks down the line in the 2nd

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:06

Phil Highfield no 47 picks behind no 44

Posted at 30/11/2021 11:01

Jon Cardno has picked a smart retrieve in the 2nd

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:56

43 John Cardno completes round 2

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:51

Garry Wood has picked a smart mark in the 2nd

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:27

No 38 Nathan Lathy completes round 2

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:25

No 31 John Halstead leaves the line having completed round 2, accompanied in line with his dog’s owner The Duchess of Devonshire

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:23

Louie Robertson no 27 completes round 2

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:06

Clare Baker leaves the line having picked in the 2nd

Posted at 30/11/2021 10:06

No 18 Kevin Butler completes round 2

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:54

16 Kirsty Cousins completes round 2. Picks a live bird down in front of the line.

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:53

Mike Rollinson who is picking up for the trial

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:38

Aaron & the game cart

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:35

No 6 Tim Brain completes second round by eyewiping no 2

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:34

No. 14 picks in the 2nd

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:26

Mel Brooks picks the first bird of the day

Posted at 30/11/2021 09:06

Walking down to the start

Posted at 30/11/2021 08:52

Meeting day 2!

Posted at 30/11/2021 08:22

Hosts Peter, Charlie & Sam Rushbrook of Box Tree Game Supplies who are also shooting for the Championship

Posted at 29/11/2021 16:28

End of day 1!!

Posted at 29/11/2021 15:02

Dogs through to 2nd round

Posted at 29/11/2021 14:33

No 52 has picked behind two dogs

Posted at 29/11/2021 13:50

The judges confer

Posted at 29/11/2021 13:31

Mike Rolland picks in the first round

Posted at 29/11/2021 12:04

Gary Wood has picked behind 3 dogs

Posted at 29/11/2021 12:03

Declan Boyle & Kieron Cory in line for their first round

Posted at 29/11/2021 11:35

Judge Kevin Doughty with David Lisett & Amy Collier

Posted at 29/11/2021 11:30

Lee Hartis pleased to have completed the first round

Posted at 29/11/2021 11:28

Keith Bedford, Sandra Onens & Phil Parkins

Posted at 29/11/2021 11:13

Steward of the Beat Alan Hammond

Posted at 29/11/2021 11:08

Louie Robertson takes the bird

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:53

Mike Tallamy has picked 2!!

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:46

Pieter Vivijs takes the bird

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:31

Sam Drysdale & 2019 defending Champion Declan Boyle

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:29

Jayne Coley & Leigh Jackson

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:16

White flag Fiona Joint & Jayne Coley

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:13

A sea of mustard and fodder raddish

Posted at 29/11/2021 10:02

Liz Taylor pleased to pick

Posted at 29/11/2021 09:52

Judge Jamie Bettinson

Posted at 29/11/2021 09:45

Judge Garry Ford on the left

Posted at 29/11/2021 09:35

The Galleries

Posted at 29/11/2021 09:32

No 8 out looking for a bird

Posted at 29/11/2021 09:27

Gun Phil Parkins & judge Mark Demaine

Posted at 29/11/2021 08:59

The line

Posted at 29/11/2021 08:49

About to start. 08.46

Posted at 29/11/2021 08:47

Day 1, The Meet

Posted at 29/11/2021 08:20

Diplomas of Merit:Nathan Laffy’s Think Twice Zero to Hero (and Guns’ Choice)Lee Hartis’s FTCh Troddenmills Full Throttle of Leacaz Lady C Carter’s FTCh Asterix Aguzannis of Chatsworth handled by John Halsted Louie Robertson’s Mitforton OnourMark Demaine’s Burrendale Fergie of CaytonfellDavid Field’s FTCh Artistryn Ulrich

Posted at 27/11/2019 17:11

4th Mike Jones’s Ffynongain Buzzard of Wauniago

Posted at 27/11/2019 17:04

3rd Matty Lambdon’s IR FTCh Tamrose Aragon

Posted at 27/11/2019 17:03

IGL Retriever Champion 2019 Declan Boyle’s Int FTCh Miller McDuff

Posted at 27/11/2019 16:52

2nd Ms Wendy Glue’s FTCh Tanyrhallt Blue Bloods handled by Jamie Bettinson

Posted at 27/11/2019 16:37

1st Declan Boyle’s Int. FTCh Miller McDuff

Posted at 27/11/2019 16:35

Nearly there...……..

Posted at 27/11/2019 16:04

Making the final decision

Posted at 27/11/2019 15:13

Louie Robertson takes the bird

Posted at 27/11/2019 15:00

John Halsted about to take the bird

Posted at 27/11/2019 14:58

Jamie Bettinson retrieves at the water

Posted at 27/11/2019 14:36

Matty Lambden retrieves a duck

Posted at 27/11/2019 14:28

Waiting.........

Posted at 27/11/2019 14:17

The final drive

Posted at 27/11/2019 14:15

Scene at the final drive

Posted at 27/11/2019 14:13

Dogs required for final round:3, 6, 9, 42, 44, 52, 54, 60, 61 & 64

Posted at 27/11/2019 13:56

View on the hill

Posted at 27/11/2019 13:49

Going to the final round.....

Posted at 27/11/2019 13:47

Judges confer before final round.

Posted at 27/11/2019 13:33

Centre of the line

Posted at 27/11/2019 13:31

Mark Demaine picks behind Clare Baker

Posted at 27/11/2019 13:17

Judge Damien Newman

Posted at 27/11/2019 12:45

Nathan Laffy picks in the 6th

Posted at 27/11/2019 12:43

Dave Field picks last retrieve of the 5th. Over 200m, hunted & persevered to pick

Posted at 27/11/2019 12:29

Glenalmond Estate Factor Mike Thompson and partner Alison

Posted at 27/11/2019 12:12

First blue sky!

Posted at 27/11/2019 12:07

FTCh Artistryn Ulrich returns with bird in the fifth

Posted at 27/11/2019 12:02

Dave Field waits in the 5th

Posted at 27/11/2019 11:51

Judge Phil Parkins, Matt Lambden & Mark Demaine

Posted at 27/11/2019 11:40

.....and picks in the 5th

Posted at 27/11/2019 11:01

Louie Robertson is given the area by judge Phil Parkins

Posted at 27/11/2019 10:56

Jackie Hay picks in the 5th

Posted at 27/11/2019 10:41

Jackie Hay and Daniel Marx in line, 5th round

Posted at 27/11/2019 10:33

Nathan Laffy picks behind Paul Dukes in the 5th

Posted at 27/11/2019 10:30

Mark Demaine has just picked a smart retrieve in the 4th

Posted at 27/11/2019 10:01

Matty Lambden picks a long retrieve in the 4th

Posted at 27/11/2019 09:52

Daniel Marx picks in the 4th round behind Noah Parsons, Sharon Dingle & Laura Hill

Posted at 27/11/2019 09:34

Laura Hill handles

Posted at 27/11/2019 09:26

No mist!

Posted at 27/11/2019 09:03

Paul Dukes picks in the 4th round

Posted at 27/11/2019 09:01

Going to the start

Posted at 27/11/2019 08:52

Setting off day 3

Posted at 27/11/2019 08:26

Start of day 3, most of the dogs through to the final day

Posted at 27/11/2019 07:51

Waiting at the duck drive

Posted at 26/11/2019 20:23

Misty on the moor today

Posted at 26/11/2019 20:21

W L Steel’s FTCh returning with his find

Posted at 26/11/2019 20:20

Duck drive at end of Day 2

Posted at 26/11/2019 20:04

Dogs through to Day 3

Posted at 26/11/2019 17:10

A huge thank you to Brian Dickson’s outstanding Glenalmond team! Two excellent days so far and one more to look forward to!

Posted at 26/11/2019 16:35

Tom Forgie picks in the 3rd

Posted at 26/11/2019 15:07

No. 54 completes the 3rd round

Posted at 26/11/2019 14:56

No. 58 returns with a bird in the 3rd round

Posted at 26/11/2019 14:52

No. 44 has picked behind Phil Highfield and Steve McDermott

Posted at 26/11/2019 14:11

Phil Highfield handles

Posted at 26/11/2019 14:06

Max Fenton, Minnie Mouse the springer and Pip the Labrador - an excellent picking up team

Posted at 26/11/2019 13:39

Very challenging weather

Posted at 26/11/2019 13:24

Sharon Dingle picks as Reuben Corbett’s dog looks up

Posted at 26/11/2019 13:16

A brilliant team - you can’t see them in this pic but on the far shoulder are some of Glenalmond Estate’s hard working team of beaters and stops

Posted at 26/11/2019 12:06

Waiting to go in for the 3rd round

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:53

The judges go to look for a bird....the mist hasn’t lifted

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:32

Handler Louie Robertson takes advantage of the terrain to gain some height while handling in the 3rd

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:29

Kelvin Nettleingham is given the area to pick in the 3rd

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:24

Tim Brain picks in the third round

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:11

.....and completes the 3rd round

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:06

Paul Dukes sends in the 3rd

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:05

Declan Boyle comes into line

Posted at 26/11/2019 11:03

Kesrelway Harry returns with the bird

Posted at 26/11/2019 10:38

Clare Baker picks behind Henrik Hansen

Posted at 26/11/2019 10:31

Steve McDermott’s dog returns with the bird in the second round

Posted at 26/11/2019 10:00

Gallery day 2

Posted at 26/11/2019 09:59

View on the hill, day 2

Posted at 26/11/2019 09:58

Ruben Corbett eyewipe

Posted at 26/11/2019 09:44

Start of day 2

Posted at 26/11/2019 09:13

Reuben Corbett and John Halsted waiting to go into line

Posted at 26/11/2019 07:44

No. 2 picks behind no. 1 in the second round

Posted at 26/11/2019 07:18

View from the hill

Posted at 26/11/2019 00:24

Steve Richardson sends his dog in the second round to pick

Posted at 26/11/2019 00:23

Kirsty Cousins leaves the line after her 2nd round retrieve

Posted at 26/11/2019 00:20

Sharon Dingle’s FTCh Bellspaddle Intrepid

Posted at 26/11/2019 00:14

W L Steel

Posted at 25/11/2019 15:12

Nathan Laffy completes the second round

Posted at 25/11/2019 14:50

Jamie Bettinson picks in the first round

Posted at 25/11/2019 14:37

Scene from the hillside

Posted at 25/11/2019 14:22

Jamie Bettinson on the right

Posted at 25/11/2019 14:02

Louie Robertson

Posted at 25/11/2019 13:55

Keith Broomfield picks behind the first three dogs tried

Posted at 25/11/2019 13:03

John Halsted handling

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:56

Poor weather conditions

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:55

Damien Kelly and Henrik Vilendal in line

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:47

In the bracken

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:46

Moving to a new area I ground

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:38

Glenalmond Head Keeper Brian Dickson who is also shooting at the trial

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:11

Tony Parnell & Judge Keith Bedford - Tony ran in his first trial in 1961!

Posted at 25/11/2019 12:01

Richard Johnston picks behind Glynis Hillier

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:56

Richard Johnston & Glynis Hillier wait in line

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:49

Terry Prentice picks in the first round

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:34

Peter Abbs looks up the line

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:25

Gallery in the mist

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:23

Gallery somewhere in the mist

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:19

Alan Rees hands the bird to the judge

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:12

Daniel Marx waits to take the bird

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:05

Dawn Scott sends to pick behind Andy Latham and Sam Drysdale

Posted at 25/11/2019 11:01

Andy Latham in line with judge Lynn Mitchell

Posted at 25/11/2019 10:14

A long line

Posted at 25/11/2019 10:11

Declan Boyle takes the bird.One retrieve in the first round

Posted at 25/11/2019 10:04

The galleries

Posted at 25/11/2019 10:03

John Williamson in line

Posted at 25/11/2019 09:56

Welcome announcements

Posted at 25/11/2019 09:55

Gun Fredrik Aalerud

Posted at 25/11/2019 09:40

Declan Boyle & Kelvin Nettleingham in line

Posted at 25/11/2019 09:35

Leaving for the start

Posted at 25/11/2019 09:32

The line

Posted at 25/11/2019 09:21

Setting off

Posted at 25/11/2019 08:28

Head Keeper Brian Dickson & his team of guns

Posted at 25/11/2019 08:21

The judges

Posted at 25/11/2019 08:18

Breakfast...,,,

Posted at 25/11/2019 08:17

Arriving at the ground!

Posted at 25/11/2019 08:16

Winner of the IGL Retriever Championship, no. 38 FTCh Harperrig Breac owned and handled by Billy Steel Jnr.

Posted at 05/12/2018 22:24

The final result is decided.

Posted at 05/12/2018 22:03

A scene from the drive.

Posted at 05/12/2018 22:02

Awaiting the result!

Posted at 05/12/2018 15:49

Trial over at 14.23. Long retrieves on the lake. A great finish at an outstanding ground.

Posted at 05/12/2018 14:31

Trial over 14 .23

Posted at 05/12/2018 14:25

Last dog returns across the lake

Posted at 05/12/2018 14:22

Waiting for the next drive

Posted at 05/12/2018 14:07

Dogs in line for the drive 4, 6, 13, 22, 38, 49, 51 & 59

Posted at 05/12/2018 14:00

Walking past Packington Hall to the lake for the drive

Posted at 05/12/2018 13:46

The final dogs sitting at the lake.

Posted at 05/12/2018 13:44

Required for the final drive

Posted at 05/12/2018 13:40

The final retrieve of the fifth round.

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:57

No. 38. Has picked a running cock bird, second dog tried behind no. 34. Over 125 yards and out of sight, another outstanding retrieve.

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:44

Sadly no 24 has gone 1st dog down no. 51 has picked a marked retrieve across the line, a woodcock.

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:28

Nos. 24, 27, 51 and 4 all tried on a running cock bird which the judges did not find.

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:21

Scene of the line

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:10

Marking across the line

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:10

No 22 being sent for a bird across the line which was picked, completing their 4th round.

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:08

51 and no 4 on the left and17 and 22 on the right

Posted at 05/12/2018 12:03

Judges confer at end of round 4.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:46

No. 59 picks behind no. 57

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:43

David Field's FTCh Artistryn Ulrich returns

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:43

No. 59 has just picked behind no. 57

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:42

FTCh Artistryn Ulrich returns at pace

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:38

51 being tried on a wounded partridge behind nos. 57 & 59.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:28

A scene in line.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:26

One dog remaining on the left57 has been tried on the right and 59 about to be sent

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:22

No. 49 completed 4th round, neatly handling to pick a mark across the line in the bracken.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:19

No. 34 has picked behind no. 35, a bird which moved a short way into the bracken.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:15

34 sent second dog and picked

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:15

Billy Steel Jnr. returns to the gallery looking determined and relieved

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:12

Smart retrieve on a long runner from Billy Steel Jnr

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:11

No. 38 has picked a spectacular bird, shot 60 yards in front and taking a line through the bracken for over 100 yards and out of sight. Applause from the galleries.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:11

Billy Steel Jnr has picked a smart mark across the line from the right.

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:05

Leigh Jackson returns to the gallery

Posted at 05/12/2018 11:01

27 has picked a mark in the bracken. No. 13 has picked the 2nd of the two birds shot which was on the grass just beyond the bracken.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:59

24 returns at pace

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:56

Judges having a good look but don't find the bird. Sadly no. 25 is no longer required.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:50

Roger Wade being sent from the left on a long retrieve off the end of the right hand side. Four dogs tried, judges went to look but didn't find the bird

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:47

24 Roger Ketley handling on a long mark

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:45

Now John Halsted is being tried . Dogs from the right are being taken accross. It’s a difficult retrieve accross a ditch and and deep bracken.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:41

Leigh Jackson trying for a bird

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:35

17 picked but no longer required

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:34

No. 13 has picked a bird shot behind the line.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:34

No. 6 has picked on a long mark across the line and completed the round. Now straight back into line with no. 13

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:28

No. 17 returning with the bird

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:24

No. 17 has picked a marked retrieve access the line in the bracken.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:24

John Halsted just picked from the left

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:24

No. 25 has picked a short mark in front of the middle of the line no. 6 has picked a marked retrieve from a similar area.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:23

The beaters doing a great job.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:15

24 trying on a bird across the fairway and picked

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:10

22 just picked a strong runner

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:07

No. 22 has successfully completed the fourth round.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:07

No. 22 picked behind no. 20. Bird access line in bracken. Pictured bringing bird to hand.

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:05

22 just picked behind 20. Tricky bird out of the bracken. 22 now being sent for another bird offered from the left

Posted at 05/12/2018 10:04

No. 2 bringing the bird to hand.

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:49

No. 2 now being tried on marked bird access the line in the bracken. Has been called up and no . 20 now being tried and has picked the pheasant.

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:46

No 2 being tried on a bird across the fairway in the bracken. Has picked but it was a partridge and not the bird the judges required. No 20 then sent and picked the correct bird.

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:44

No. 2 has picked behind no. 1. Marked bird in front of line on right.

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:42

No. 1 has just picked behind no. 2. It was a bird in bracken on the other side of the green

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:40

Bird hasn't been found. All dogs still in line.

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:32

Dogs 1, 2, 6 &17 tried on a woodcock shot across the line in the bracken. Judges going to look.

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:25

Sarah Miles first retrieve

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:05

First shot fired at 08.59. Cleanly picked by no. 4 John Halsted

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:05

Day 3 - Handlers and dogs

Posted at 05/12/2018 09:04

Day 3. More people here today. Rather wet and overcast. Let’s hope it brightens up and the scent is good.

Posted at 05/12/2018 08:49

Dogs through to day 3

Posted at 04/12/2018 16:12

End of day deliberations.

Posted at 04/12/2018 15:47

End of day 2. Last bird picked by No. 57 at 3.15 pm.

Posted at 04/12/2018 15:18

Lee Hartis and David Field both tried on a second bird in the wood. Both dogs hunted well but didn't find and neither did the judges.

Posted at 04/12/2018 15:12

57 now trying for another bird in a similar area

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:57

David Field has picked as 2nd dog in front of the line from just into the wood.

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:57

59 just picked behind 58. A difficult retrieve from the corner in front of the line

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:56

58 just picked behind 52. A tricky retrieve behind the line towards the gallery

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:47

49 completes round 3 to a round of applause

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:40

No. 49 has picked across the line and through a hedge. 2nd dog tried, a smart retrieve. And her second retrieve also efficiently picked from the left hand side of the line and through a hedge.

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:37

49 just picked behind 41.

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:35

Jane Coley completes her 3rd round

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:31

Billy Steel Jnr and Jayne Coley on the right hand side of the line. Both have picked their first bird in the 3rd round

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:27

34 just picked.

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:25

35 and 38 just picked behind the line

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:25

No. 34 picks behind 2 dogs and completes the 3rd round

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:22

34 picked

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:18

31 following 29 and successfully picked.

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:02

27 picked off the end of the line through the hedge.

Posted at 04/12/2018 14:00

25 just picked 2nd bird under the left judges through the hedge

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:57

No. 24 completes first retrieve in round 3

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:52

No. 2 being sent in the 3rd round

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:42

No 20. picks from behind the line

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:41

Nice one behind the line from 17

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:38

13 now trying behind 12

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:24

12 trying

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:22

Another good retrieve from no 2

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:19

Smart retrieve by no.1. across the line and the other side of the hedge

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:17

Nice retrieve by 2 on a bird behind

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:13

No 6 completed 3rd round

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:11

Smart retrieve from behind the line by 1

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:10

Hy-Fly Head Keeper, Kevin Hughes.

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:10

No 4 returning with the first bird picked in the 3rd round

Posted at 04/12/2018 13:03

4 Picked behind 3

Posted at 04/12/2018 12:57

Dogs required for Round 3

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30 dogs through to 3rd round 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 17, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38. 41, 49, 51, 52, 57, 58, 59

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Some members of the beating team who have done such a great job of putting the birds over the guns.

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No. 57 returning with a hare

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57 just picked a hare behind two dogs 54 and 55 and gained some applause

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Kirsty Cousins & Lee Hartis waiting to go in for the 2nd round

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38 now picked a hen behind the line

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38 trying on a bird shot a long way forward which may have run

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Julia Redpath has picked a bird from deep in the maize 60 yards behind the line, 2nd dog tried

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59 now trying on a bird in a similar area and picked

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58 just picked across the line

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31 just picked behind 28

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A very smiley Roger Wade leaves the line after the 2nd round

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A smiling David Latham, no. 56, after picking 30 yards behind a hedge, the fourth dog tried

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28 just tried on a wounded bird in the maze. 31 now being tried.

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25 just picked

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Judges having a chat

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David Latham, John Halsted & judge Barry Taylor

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51 has pushed his dog through the hedge. And..... he’s picked

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Left hand dogs brought across to try. 53 tried first. 51 to now try.

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16 to now try

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51 now picked on the left

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15 sent on the right. Gone through the hedge and into the next field. Other birds being shot.

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52 to now try and picked

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51 trying for a bird across the line that has been down for a whiles

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Waiting and marking

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12 just picked on the right

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Waiting in line on the right while the left is working on a bird

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Gun David Brown

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Scene as no. 6 is tried on a partridge lightly clipped behind and picks.

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32 just picked a bird on the right having been brought round a hedge

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Lorna Sanaghan 2nd round

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4 just picked on the right

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9 just picked behind the line on the right. Had to work hard to find it. Scent is not easy

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A frosty start

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2nd round for no. 13 John Halstead

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24 and 27 in on the left

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20 just picked from the left. Barry Taylor is sending today.

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Day 2 - Head Keeper & the team of guns

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On the left and competitors gallery

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Day 2 - The Judges - Les McLean, Jim Gale, Mark Bettinson Barry Taylor (l-r)

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No 10 picked

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First bird shot at 8.50

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We start on a frosty day with numbers 7 and 9 on the right and 8 and 13 on the left

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Yes please a cuppa

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Preparing

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Good morning and welcome to day 2, Field Trial Secretary Sandra Onens

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A huge thanks to Matt Nesbitt, Head Keeper, and his team who put over a steady flow of game throughout which ensured a day of excellent dog work. We are all really looking forward to Day 2.

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Congratulations to the 41 dogs through to day 2;Arm >>> Handler >>> Dog1 >>> Vanessa King >>> Zambuck Linnet FtCh2 >>> Phillipa Williams >>> Castlemans Soul Mate3 >>> Keith Broomfield >>> Leadburn Vanessa4 >>> John Halsted >>> Macgiriaght Foxy Lady FtCh6 >>> John Halsted >>> Asterix Aguzannis of Chatsworth FtCh7 >>> Kirsty Cousins >>> Dunjailin Nickel & Dimes of Westerkames FtCh8 >>> Pieter Vivijs >>> Think Twice Uh La La La9 >>> Tadhg Kelly >>> Carrickview Holly FtCh11 >>> Ronnie Laughton >>> Wytonruss Finnigan FtCh12 >>> Sarah Miles >>> Sault samish of Meonvalley13 >>> John Halsted >>> Brocklebank Bronze of Chatsworth15 >>> Jamie Bettinson >>> Cynhinfa Ladislav FtCh16 >>> Steve Richardson >>> Birdsgreen Cluedo of Wedgenock FtCh17 >>> Louie Robertson >>> Mitfortin Nacho FtCh18 >>> Lorna Sanghan >>> Julval Sofia20 >>> Nick West >>> Smithsteads Layla22 >>> Donnie Leitch >>> Garshake Dunbar FtCh24 >>> Roger Ketley >>> Highroost Hollywood FtCh25 >>> Roger Wade >>> Lendown Gorse of Wadeshot FtCh27 >>> Leigh Jackson >>> Laggengill Dawn of Blackgrass28 >>> Neil Appleton >>> Appplebriar Storm29 >>> Laura Hill >>> Stauntonvale Tic Bean FtCh30 >>> David Lisett >>> Buccleuch Zena FtCh31 >>> Julia Redpath >>> Hassycott Sea Snipe32 >>> Tim Brain >>> Amancio Tirpiz of Flypatch33 >>> Wayne Mitchell >>> Turpingreen Barrera of Labdom FtCh34 >>> Paul Truby >>> Sandicliffe Jude of Millershook FtCh35 >>> Jayne Coley >>> Flagonhall Hermes of Waterford FtCh38 >>> William G Steel >>> Harperrig Breac FtCh39 >>> Billy Lundy >>> The Newcam Boss Int. FtCh41 >>> Paul Dukes >>> Brocklebank Zinc FtCh49 >>> Annette Clark >>> Castlemans Gobi of Garronpoint FtChN/R >>> Basil Smith >>> Bynbrig Blackthorn of Highshot FtCh51 >>> David Latham >>> Nettlebrae Andy of Fendawood52 >>> Katherine Impey >>> Hippolytus Herald53 >>> John Halsted >>> Brocklebank Navigator of Chatsworth FtCh54 >>> Martin Bagg >>> Magbar Tamora FtCh55 >>> Kirsty Cousins >>> Dunjailin Rocky Rogue of Westerkames FtCh56 >>> David Latham >>> Fendawood Harold57 >>> Lee Hartis >>> Troddenmills Beck and Call FtCh58 >>> Terry Prentice >>> Hitowngreen DiamondJoe of Findpoint FtCh59 >>> David Field >>> Artistryn Ulrich FtCh

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First round for no 59

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Last retrieve of the day at 3.45 pm was the standout retrieve of the Championship so far by no 59, David Field's FTCh Artistryn Ulrich.

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End of day 1 everyone returning to the cars

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No 3 just completed round 2

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59 and 3 now on the right. 59 just picked.

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Head Keeper Matt Nesbitt and gun Neil Clarke

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58 picked behind the line

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No 2 successfully completed second round

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No 1 all smiles after a successful second round retrieve

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Number 2 now going into line on the left

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No 1 just going into line on the left to back up no. 57. No. 57 just picked a smart retrieve behind the line.

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No. 55 just had her 2nd retrieve off the end of the line

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Field Trial Secretary Sandra Onens

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52 being sent for a bird through the hedge

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The line and spectators.

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Four dogs tried on a bird through the hedge in maize. Unfortunately, for the dogs, the judges found the bird.

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Nos. 44 and 43 on the left have just tried for a bird shot off the end of the line. Dogs from the right have just been brought across to try. No. 46 sent first.

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Raymond Holt (left) of The Kennel Club and Steve Cullis, IGL

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Paul Dukes has completed the first round

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Competitors' Gallery, Day 2

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Clean pick from behind the line

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Unsung heroes flagging

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46 going into the middle

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38 just picked from behind the line

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Alan Thornton watching from the Polaris

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35 just picked behind no 37

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View of the line in the rape.

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Back to the gallery

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Members of the competitors gallery watching the trial.

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37 picking a bird from behind the line

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Waiting to go into line.

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33 just picking and on its way back

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32 just picked a hare from a long way behind the line

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28 back in the gallery. Can relax now

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31 smart retrieve in front

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28 picked

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28 just being tried on a bird from behind the line

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32 just picked behind the line

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A change of scenery. Lining out after lunch

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It’s the number crunchers

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A couple of the guns.

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Kirsty Cousins with her dogs nos. 7 and 55.

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Steve Richardson during the break

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Matt Nesbitt, Head Keeper, with one of the guns

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Fab spread for lunch

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Crossing the fairways

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John Halsted in the gallery

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No. 26 Nigel Probert who has completed the first round

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Leigh Jackson coming back to the gallery after the first round

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Keith Broomfield, Rodger Ketley & Tom Lowe

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Rodger Ketley back in the competitors' gallery having completed the first round

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No. 27 reporting in. Two cock pheasants, shot off the right hand side guns, and picked from the bracken.

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Smiles from Katherine Impey in the Competitors' Gallery

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No 8 nerve racking to have an initial dry run but has completed the first round

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No 59. David Field looking relaxed. Not in for a while

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Our official photographer Marie-Eve Buchs

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No. 23 just picked a smart retrieve behind after an initial dry run.

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Quite tricky going through the bracken

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Sue Berman in the gallery

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23 just tried on a bird shot behind the line.

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The Competitors Gallery.

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Jamie Bettinson, no. 15 has completed the first round.

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The sun is getting through but it’s making it tricky for the guns

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The Meet

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Louie Robertson pleased she has completed the first round.

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No 15 being sent for a bird shot on the left and picked. No 17 in on the other side.

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No. 13 being sent for a bird that went a long way back

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No 12 going to try a bird on the right which was picked

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13 and 14 in on the right. 13 pick bird from the ditch

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Picker up Chris Warner with his team

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Laughter in the gallery - Roger Wade, Sue Berman & Vanessa King (l-r)

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In the gallery keeping up with the white flags

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A smiling Louie Robertson about to go into line

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Competitors' Gallery

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View of the line

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The Meet

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Early morning day 1.

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Day 1. Pouring with rain. The 2018 IGL Retriever Championship is underway. First shot fired 9.03

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DrawHandlerDog Name1Vanessa KingFTCh Zambuck Linnet2Phillipa WilliamsCastlemans Soul Mate3Keith BroomfieldLeadburn Vanessa4John HalstedFTCh Macgiriaght Foxy Lady5Sue BermanSuthcharic Evie6John HalstedFTCh Asterix Aguzannis of Chatsworth7Kirsty CousinsFTChDunjailin Nickel & Dimes of Westerkames8Pieter VivijsThink Twice Uh La La La9Tadhg KellyFTCh Carrickview Holly10Tom LoweWebsend Whitefar Land11Ronnie LaughtonFTCh Wytonruss Finnigan12Sarah MilesSault samish of Meonvalley13John HalstedBrocklebank Bronze of Chatsworth14Harry GillandersFfynongain Celt15Jamie BettinsonFTCh Cynhinfa Ladislav16Steve RichardsonFTCh Birdsgreen Cluedo of Wedgenock17Louie RobertsonFTCh Mitfortin Nacho18Lorna SanghanJulval Sofia19Sarah MillsFTCh Hawksrigg Balgaire of Moenvalley20Nick WestSmithsteads Layla21Keith BianchiKenine Pacifica of Ashlevel22Donnie LeitchFTCh Garshake Dunbar23Steve NewittFTCh Olivestone Tutti Fruity24Roger KetleyFTCh Highroost Hollywood25Roger WadeFTCh Lendown Gorse of Wadeshot26Nigel ProbertStauntonvale Buckwheat of LIangynidr27Leigh JacksonLaggengill Dawn of Blackgrass28Neil AppletonAppplebriar Storm29Laura HillFTCh Stauntonvale Tic Bean30David LisettFTCh Buccleuch Zena31Julia RedpathHassycott Sea Snipe32Tim BrainAmancio Tirpiz of Flypatch33Wayne MitchellFTCh Turpingreen Barrere of Labdom34Paul TrubyFTCh Sandicliffe Jude of Millershook35Jayne ColeyFTCh Flagonhall Hermes of Waterford36Steve PolleyFTCh Shallowbeck Baker Boy37Steve NewittFTCh Diglake Charlie38William G SteelFTCh Harperrig Breac39Billy LundyInt FTCh The Newcam Boss40Robert DawsFTCh Derrity Mustard of Balswad41Paul DukesFTCh Brocklebank Zinc42Nick JordonHollybrook Saker43Tony RodgersHighwalk Galway44Declan BoyleFTCh Miller McDuff45Sean DiamondFTCh Copperbirch Mandela46John HalstedFTCh Jarailstar Rocky Road of Blackhatch47Peter ThompsonFTCh Thornyoaks Topaz48Keiron CoeyCrosstone Trickster49Annette ClarkFTCh Castlemans Gobi of Garronpoint50Basil SmithFTCh Bynbrig Blackthorn of Highshot51David LathamNettlebrae Andy of Fendawood52Katherine ImpeyHippolytus Herald53John HalstedFTCh Brocklebank Navigator of Chatsworth54Martin BaggFTCh Magbar Tamora55Kirsty CousinsFTCh Dunjailin Rocky Rogue of Westerkames56David LathamFendawood Harold57Lee HartisFTCh Troddenmills Beck and Call58Terry PrenticeFTCh Hitowngreen DiamondJoe of Findpoint59David FieldFTCh Artistryn Ulrich

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Welcome to Packington Hall

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