Open AV Spaniel (Excluding Spaniel [Cocker]) Stake

At Castle Hill, North Devon on 5th October 2021Spn FT 051021

By kind invitation of the Castle Hill Syndicate

Judges: Martin Ashman & Paddy Williams

After a run off

  • 1st) Barcudwen Molly ( FT Ch Hollydrive Theo X FT Ch Flaxdale Hallie) – Aled Jones
  • 2nd) FT Ch Whiznic Westlyn of Moonreed – Mark Light
  • 3rd) FT Ch Shellspoon Time to Shine – Andrew Faulkner
  • 4th) Clentonhill Floyd – Simon Blackman


  • Whitebeam Warbler and guns choice– Nathan Quinn
  • Crickmay Classic – Mrs A Mayhew
  • Kirtzo Genie – Mr R Woodward

Many thanks to Castle Hill and Brian Mitchell and his keepers/guns. Thanks to judges. Special thanks to Sara Warren, Donna Wyatt and Dave Locke.

Open Retriever Trial

 At Delamore, Cornwood on Monday 11th of October

By kind permission of Mr JM Parker

Judges: Robert Atkinson, Judy Rainey, Keith Sandercock, Hayden Willmott

  • 1st) Mr Frank Fitheridge's, Lab Dog TREVALE CYCLONE
            Sire: Mekoro Stormy Surge of Wickmore, Dam: Trevale Saga   
  • 2nd) Miss Clare Baker's Lab Bitch   ARCKLE BEAR’S CREASTED TEN. Handled by Mr Steven Erasmus
            Sire: FTCh Jobeshill Ragnar of Flypatch, Dam: FTCh Windoogpack Coral

Novice Retriever Trial

At the Morval Estate, Friday 19th November

Held by kind permission of Mr James Kitson and Steward of the beat Mr Aaron Copp

Judges: Mr Steve Ashby, Mr Tim Shipp, Mrs Sally Ashby and Mrs Sheila Neary

  • 1st) Peterspond Squirrel Mrs Karen Handley's Lab Bitch
  • 2nd) Staunton Vale Caracal Mrs Pattie Money-Coutt's Lab Bitch
  • COM Bellaroyal Class Act Mr A Moodie's Lab Dog
  • COM Zennawood Mystic Meadow Ms Jess Latham's Lab Dog

Many thanks to our Host, and to the judges.

Thank you Skinners for your support

Congratulations to Karen and all in the awards

Open Retriever Trial

 At Lyenham Estate, Tuesday 4th January 2022

By kind permission of Mrs S Harvey and Mr D Harvey and Steward of the Beat, Mr Dan Hartford

Judges: Mark Bettinson (1836), Jamie Bettison (2893), Paul Dukes (B3744) and Matt Gould (B3776)

  • 1st) LOWTREY KLAY OF TICEFIELD - Mrs M Broomfield
  • 3rd) BERRYSHOT WIGEON - Ms W Berry