OurDogs Final Curly Coated Retriever Results for 2023
Brightmeadow & Tessmene sweep the boards….
HUGE Congratulations to Jerry & Maggie Stephens, and Chimene & Fiona Carrick!!
Top Breeder – Brightmeadow
Top Dog – Sh Ch Brightmeadow Never Say Die JW Sh.CM
Top Stud Dog – Sh Ch Brightmeadow Never Say Die JW Sh.CM
Top Puppy – Tessmene Tickety Boo
Top Brood Bitch – Tessmene Ooo La La
CCRC Open Show & AGM, 24 February 2024
Only a week to go until entries close…!
This year it’s at The Kennel Club Building, Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Kenilworth, CV8 2LZ.
Show opens 10.00am, AGM starts 10.30am, and judging starts 11.30am
Our judge is breed specialist, Heather Barber (Blanshard)
Online entries can be made up until midnight on 11 February 2024. Please note there will be no extensions.
Yearbooks will be available at the show, also there will be the fabulous Club Shop, and the Club Raffle – all prize donations gratefully received.
Hope to see you all there…
Don’t forget…. Club Memberships renewals are due. If you’re not already a member and you would like to join, please complete the new members form here and the Club Secretary will contact you.
United Retriever Club Open Show, 14 February 2024
Entries have closed for this show and it’s another good entry for judge, Keith Masson, 15 dogs, making 18 entries.
Isle of Ely Canine Society, 3 February 2024
Judge: Pauline Luxmoore-Ball (Hushwing)
1 Mr ST & Mrs ED Clack & Mr E Eddery, Epsilon Adhara At Molokain – BP & RBOB
1 Mr ST & Mrs ED Clack, Molokain Hocus Pocus
The Merseyside Gundog Club, 4 February 2024
Judge: Mrs Jean Byrne (Enryb)
Puppy (4, 3 absent)
1 Miss V E Clinch, Roughyeds Regal Fairbanks at Schwarzmoose
1 Ms C Mercer & Ms L Thomas, Kahawei Catch The Stars Over Stormacre – BP & BOB, and later shortlisted for Best Puppy in Show
2 Ms T James, Kahawei Sea The Stars
Post Graduate (3)
1 Ms T James, Kahawei Sea The Stars – RBOB
2 Miss V E Clinch, Roughyeds Hilda Ogden At Schwarzmoose
3 Mr EJ Emery, Foxriever Midsummer Magic at Thunderguard
Any Variety Gundog
Judge: Mr David Howarth (Moorbrook)
3 Miss V E Clinch, Roughyeds Regal Fairbanks at Schwarzmoose
2 Ms T James, Kahawei Sea The Stars
Upperward of Lanarkshire Canine Society, 4 February 2024
Judge: Mrs Alexandra Hill (Calaquendi)
1 Mr L & Mr M Bain, Crimblescurl Time To Tango at Wenichones JW – BOB, and later shortlisted in the Group.
2 Mrs J Cummings, Molokain Enchanted One
The Working Curly
Well done to Leslie Bain and Blue, Crimblescurl Time to Tango at Wenichones JW, on completing their first season out beating. Blue has loved her training and is progressing really well, she has completed around 15 days out working.
Gundog Breeds Association Scotland Top Gundog Competition
Congratualtions to Leslie Bain and Blue, Crimblescurl Time to Tango at Wenichones JW, and also to Jean Cummings and Nova, Molokain Enchanted One, for qualifying this year for this competition held in Stirling. Although Jean and Nova didn’t progress beyond the first round, it was still a fantastic achievement to qualify.
A huge well done to…
Club Member of many years Agnes Murphy for having her first book published. Agnes has written a grooming book aimed at beginners and confident groomers and includes a section on the Curly Coated Retriever. Sh Ch Talismanic Bag of Tricks (Eli) owned by Carol Johnstone and Cameron Stokes was the model for the photographs. Available at various outlets. Congratulations Agnes.
Midland Counties, 27 October 2023
Steve Davies’ critique is now available here on the Show Results page.
United Retriever Club, 25 October 2023
Judge: Caroline Griffin-Woods (Migwell)
Thank you for you entries. Enjoyable day out. Thanks to my stewards Nigel and Vanessa. Was very pleased to hear that my BOB went on to win BIS. PD/B
1 Kahawei Catch The Stats Over Stormacre, Black. 6mth old with an excellent wedge shaped head with excellent ear set and size, good eye colour and shape, good length of neck, currently a little steep in front angles but sure as she matures this will improve, Good length of body to height and good depth of chest, Well angled rear, excellent feet, Moved well for one so young,In excellent coat. BP.
2 Kahawei Sea the Stars. Liver, litter brother to the winner. Excellent wedge head with good ear size and set, good eye colour and shape, front and rear angles were good just currently looking a little gangly. Reasonable depth of chest which should drop further as he matures, good height to length ratios, excellent feet. Moved well given age, excellent coat.
1 Foxriever Grey Ghost, liver, good wedge shaped head, good ears set and size, good eye colour, good length of neck, is a little straight in the front angulation, good depth of chest to elbow, good height to length ratio, on the rear found him to be a little long in the knee to hock giving him loose movement, good feet, excellent coat.
2 Molokain Doing The Do At Cetgueli, black, good wedge shaped head, good ear set and size, good eye colour, good length of neck, well angled front and rear, good depth of chest to elbow ratio, excellent height to length ratio. Excellent feet, once settled moved out well, in excellent coat. Unable to go over him in one go, cost him 1st place.
1 Molokain Hocus Pocus, black, good wedge shaped head with good ear set and good eye colour, good length of neck, well angled shoulders with good depth of chest to elbow ratio, good height to length ratio, well angled rear, excellent feet, found her movement a little loose with toeing in on the rear, in excellent coat. BOS.
2 Kelsmere Kaddington, black, good wedge shaped head, good ear set and good eye colour, good length of neck, good front angulation with good depth of chest to elbow, slightly longer in body length to height, slightly longer in knee to hock length, movement was loose with toeing out on the rear, in excellent coat.
1 Slodki Jak Drops Z Basisfory (Imp Pol), black, excellent wedge shaped head, good ear set and size with good eye colour, excellent length of neck, well angled front and rear, good depth of chest to elbow, excellent height to length, excellent feet, move with drive and purpose – lovely to see, in excellent coat, BOB.
2 Bazzy Inti Anka at Molokain, Liver, excellent wedge shaped head, good ear set and size with good eye colour, excellent length of neck, well angled front and rear, good depth of chest to elbow, good height to length ratio, feet could have been a little tighter. Moved well, in excellent coat, RBOB