The Welsh Kennel Club held their Championship Show Builth, everything as usual spick and span and the show with the help of their hospitable committee ran as smooth as clockwork. Good array of trade stands giving all the exhibitors plenty of choice.
The Papillons had a good size ring with plenty of grooming space.For this show Mrs Liz Stannard was taking the helm judging our breed and showed a professional, caring and positive approach throughout the day. Giving everyone an opportunity to make sure all their exhibit gave of their best. She knew exactly how to handle the dogs when on the table, which is always a joy. The principal winners for the day were as follows. DCC / BOB KirstyMiller and Evan Ryan’s Ch Feorlig Smarty Pants JW Sh.CM, BCC Susie Orchard’s Ringland Yoko’s Solo At Panspayon Sh.CM, BP Irene and Glenn Robb’s Gleniren Who’s Your Daddy who went on to be awarded TPGP2 under Jill Peak. RDCC Sue Stanbury and Broughton’s Inixia Follower Of Fashion, RBCC Mary Whitehill’s Papmar Moonlight Missabeat and BV Connie Letch’s Conysluck Master Pip. For the Eukanuba Puppy Stakes Gleniren Who’s Your Daddy won the overall day under stakes judge Mr Tom Johnson. Returning with him for the final on the last day, Jenson took the Runner Up spot for the fourth time this year. That has to be a record!
For the Open show scene; Mandy and Callum Thornton had a super day at Wolsingham Open Show with CH Milbu Ciciobella at Shevis (imp) JW taking BOB and TGP2 under judge Loraine Ratter.
Over in Northern Ireland Marian Sloan attended the Bangor Championship Show and had some good results with a Papillon and Phalene. Ch Austrene One Vision won the green star bitch and BOB in Phalenes and her Papillon Up And Down’s Zola Majola was shortlisted in the final four in the puppy bitch stakes under Modwena Johnston.