The IGL did not hold a Novice trial in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Novice AV Retriever Stake for 12 dogs was held at the Thorpe Shoot, Burnham, Norfolk by kind permission of Mr Nick Zoll and the Thorpe Syndicate on Saturday, 14 December.
Judges were Mr Phil Highfield (A), Mrs Allie Hogsbjerg (A), Mrs Sharon Dingle (NP) and Mrs Jo Rollinson (NP).
1st Pinfeathers Anastasia owned & handled by Mr Nick Barker.
There were no other awards.
The Novice Stake for 14 AV Retrievers took place at Nevill Holt, Leicester by kind permission of Mr David Ross on Wednesday, 5th September.
Judges were Dave Brown (A), Ronnie Gent (B), Laura Hill (B) and Norman Onens (NP).
2nd place to Mr Chris Aston's Balibuntal Panama (pictured left).
The 2017 Novice Stake for 14 AV Retrievers was held at the Packington Estate, Meriden by kind permission of the Earl of Aylesford on 14th November. Judges were Mrs Linda Partridge (A), Mr John Yarwood (B), Miss Clare Baker (NP) and Miss Dawn Scott (NP).
1st place Mr Lee Hartis' Troddenmills Full Throttle of Leacaz.