NEFRA sent a team to the Minor Breeds Working Test on Sunday 25th June at Upper Shadymoor Farm, Stapleton Hosted by the Chesapeake Retrievers. Super hospitality, and a lovely venue with absolutely everything you could need for a working test.
Along with the flatcoats there were teams from the Curly Coat Retrievers, the Chesapeake Bay Retrievers and the Irish Water Spaniels with three dogs in each team & a reserve.
- 1st place and winners of the Shooting Gazette trophy.
Irish Water Spaniels
- 2nd place
Flatcoated Retrievers with 2 points between 1st and second.
The team consisted of Helen Fox with Satinbaze Cracksman for Blacktoft JW, Caroline Hewison with Casblaidd Island in the Sky KCWGC SGWC & Malcolm Awty with Maddistream Raj Red.
Helen Fox also being awarded judges choice.
Caroline and Malcolm’s dogs were also top scoring joint dogs.
- 3rd place
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
- 4th place
Curly Coated Retrievers
Thanks to Mr & Mrs Fox as land owners and judges Rose Lewis & Yvonne Storr.
Many thanks to the Chesapeake Retrievers for hosting.