Minor Breeds Working Test

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.

There were 4 tests, which included 2 team tests and 2 individual tests.

  • 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.