K&ES Working Test 2018

Novice and Special Puppy Working Test

Saturday 17th March 2018
at Orchard Farm, Woolborough Lane, Outwell, Surrey
by kind permission of Julian & Mandy Smith
Judges: Mandy Smith, Luke Smith, Jo Voke, Diana Harrison
Thank you to all our helpers and stewards who all did a great job. We held 4 tests today with 33 handlers and dogs turning out to support our club. To say we had adverse weather conditions today would be an understatement. It’s great to see the commitment from Judges helpers and handlers to bring forward our sport.
Special Puppy Results
1stPeterspond ChanceWendy Brown
2ndThe Emperor EnzoAlasdair Lamprell
3rdFletchingly NevisJason Young
Novice Results
1stLaverton Meadow CowslipSarah Lowman
2ndOpel Grey ivy at TwistmountChrissie Walton
3rdTwistmount PurdyChrissie Walton
4thWylanbriar Counting StarsPaul Carter
CoMFamfish CalaisColin Coley

Open Working Test

Sunday 22nd April 2018
at Northall Farm, Fletching
Judges: Joy Venturi Rose, Nikki Stranks, Louie Robertson, John Barnes
1stPointhill PerigrineMarianne Copp
2ndTurnerbrook PrincessSophie Mills
3rdWoodlandway QuailBeth Rayner
4thLendown WillowPauline Tiplady
CoMHelnorall MagnumRob Smallman
CoMWillrose RaymanVerona Clatworthy
CoMGreenbriar Ruble of BeaconoakAndy Parkin

Open and Novice Water Test

Sunday 10th June 2018
at 500 Acre Wood, Nr Hartfield
by kind permission of Mr Tony Russell
Judges: Tony Russell, Jane Tydeman, Mel Brooks, Kim Jinks

Great day, great turnout, challenging tests set by our fantastic judges. Tony Russell, Kim Jinks,Mel Brooks and Jane Tydeman. We had 23 dogs running in the Novice and 20 in the Open. A beautiful location, perfect for the weather.

There was an exciting run off between Vanessa Gilham and Vanessa Gilham for 3rd and 4th in the Open which was a lovely end to the tests.

Many thanks to all who entered, the most amazing helpers, sterwards, dummy throwers, cake makers, bacon butty cook and everyone’s support and help for Jo and myself. Your support was truly appreciated.

Open Results
1stGold Silver Ann Of HiggscroftMick Higgs
2ndFamfish CalaisColin Coley
3rdFletchingly AnnraidhVanessa Gilham
4thThreevalleys Dawn Approach Of FletchinglyVanessa Gilham
CoMOrlando TaraLauren Wright
CoMFlintsfield Forever FriendMandy Smith
Novice Results
1stHiggscroft FirestarBarbara L.M.Pettet
2ndBrockaghs EannaSusan Cooper
3rdGreat Cobwood MontgomerySamantha Kirkham
4thPointhill PerigrineMarianne Copp
CoMMitforton NeonMike Crutchley

UGS Open Finals

Sunday 17th June 2018
at Pheasantry, Hurst Green
by kind permission of Chris and Sue Ellis
Judges: Helena Sully and Di Stevens

Today was our turn to run the UGS Open Area Finals at the Pheasantry. Hurst Green.
We ran the test on some super ground with special thanks to Chris & Sue Ellis who were the perfect hosts. The judges today were Helena Sully and Di Stevens who both did a great job choosing today’s winners.
Thank you also to our fantastic team of helpers who came forward to throw and put out dummies, cook and help keep the day running smoothly.

I might be a bit bias but a superb team win for Kent and East Sussex with fantastic scores. A lovely competitive atmosphere with a lot of friendly banter between the teams throughout the day. The awards were presented by Phil Askew who came along to support The Utility Gundog Society.

Winners: Kent and East Sussex
Marianne Copp with Pointhill Peregrine
Sophie Mills with Turnerbrook Princess
Verona Clatworthy with Wellrose Rayman
Andy Parkin with Greenbriar Ruble of Beaconoak
Top Dog
The award for the top dog went to Wellrose Rayman
Who scored 99 out of a possible 100 and made difficult tests look easy.
Judges Choice
Greenbriar Ruble of Beaconoak

ND/NH, Novice and Veteran Working Test

Saturday 23th June 2018
at Grovelands Farm, Biddenden
Judges: Graham Home, Jane Fenner, Allan Scutcher, Roger Wade
Entries Close 16th June 2018

Novice Walkup on Field Trial Lines

Sunday 29th July 2018
at Northall Farm, Fletching
Judges: Alistair House, David Barnes, Chris Simmons, Robert Worrell
Entries Close 22nd July 2018

Open Walkup on Field Trial Lines

Saturday 18th August 2018
at Burstow Park, Nr Redhill
Judges: Andy Snow, Ron Jeffery, Graham Stanley,Richard Pettett
Entries Close 11th August 2018