AV Novice Retriever Working TestRetriever Working test 6 June 2021

Sunday 6th June

Leeward Estate Bridestowe by kind permission of Mr and Mrs B Coward and Mr D Spence.

Judges: Tim Shipp Trish Watson and Jess Latham.

Many thanks to the Landowners and to Dan, thank you to the judges and to all the dummy throwers and helpers.

Thank you to Skinners for their support as always.


  • Ist Haverholme Park Scout Julie Kelvies Lab dog
  • 2 nd Percuil Dasher Helen Fords FR
  • 3 rd Ashport Plum of Mowbarton Victoria Pitchers Lab bitch
  • 4th Mahinda Logan Hans Solo at Tunnelwood Steve Ashbys FR

Congratulations to Julie and all in the awards.

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Sunday 1st August

Werrington Park by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Thomas Williams.

Judges: Matt Gould, Sally Ashby, Zoe Townsend

  • 1st after a run off Zennawood Pitch Perfect, Jess Latham's lab dog
  • 2nd Binneybottom Bullfrog Blue at Grayspeed, Robin Gray's lab dog
  • 3 rd Haverholme Park Scout, Julie Kelvie's lab dog
  • 4 th after a run off Studebaker Corvette, Mary Jane Opie's lab bitch run by Kate Opie
  • COM Trevale Cyclone, Frank Fitheridge's lab dog

Congratulations to Jess and to all in the awards.

We are very grateful to Tom and Fia for letting us use such lovely ground.

Many thanks to the Judges, all the dummy throwers and helpers without whom we could not run the Tests.

As always a huge thank you to Skinners for their generous support.

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15th August

Delamore Estate by kind permission of Snowy Parker.

Judges: Dave Locke Rob Wilmott And Lesley Keates

  • 1st Audentes Finty, Bian Smith.
  • 2nd Imaricanus Rio, Chloe Bersey also Novice Handler Award.
  • 3 rd Nicaris Spica, Racheal Headon.
  • 4 th Ballyallagh Star Lord of Carkees, Margaret Cox.
  • COM Woodabudge Silas, Anne Dowling.
  • COM Maesydderew Borbon, Becky Hawkins
  • COM Darazz Heavitree Yew, Shannon Conroy.

A big thank you to Snowy Parker our judges and helpers Dan Spence, John Bailey, Lynn and Carol Tudor; also Skinners dog food for their generous sponsorship prizes. Lastly an enormous thank you to all those who ran and supported the test.

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15th August 2021

Delamore Estate by kind permission of Snowy Parker

Judges: Dave Locke, Rob Wilmott and Lesley Keates.

  • 1st Sperrinside Tadgh of Carkees, Margaret Cox
  • 2nd Breckmarsh Elva of Carkees, Margaret Cox
  • 3rd Grannowfell Truth Will Out, Val Brookes
  • 4 th Calderbridge Buchaille, Kit Williams
  • COM Ddraigmon Dodger, Dennis Wills
  • COM Stockingford Stevie, Maurice Stanbury.

Many thanks to helpers and Skinners for sponsorship prizes, Snowys Parker the host and all you lovely people who ran and made this test possible

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Sunday 5th September

Higher Trevallet Farm Launceston by kind permission of Mr and Mrs A Jones

Judges: David Stephens and John Hodge

A lovely but rather warm day in Fodder Beet

  • 1st Lannakers Sandpiper at Treranch Keith Sandercock's Lab dog
  • 2 nd Lullaby Reggie Mr and Mrs J Daly's Lab dog handled by John Daly
  • 3rd Trevale Cyclone Frank Fitheridge's Lab dog
  • 4 th after a run off Teeshot Nickel Doreen Spence's Lab bitch
  • COM Weststall Tazer Zoe Townsend's Lab dog

Many thanks to the judges for organising a good day for the competitors

A huge thank you to my helpers Anthony Eldred, Tim Shipp, Clive Jennings, Louise Latham, Roger, and Annie Trethowan

Thank you to Skinners for your support this season