Final Championship Show of 2012

My show year has come to an end. Today at Bull Breeds All Breed show I entered four chesapeakes.  Three of them are Irish and UK champions and the fourth was competing at her first championship show aged seven months.This is the final championship show I plan to enter before next Spring as Thursday heralds the start of pheasant season and it becomes very difficult to keep condition  on the dogs during these months.

Our breed judge today was Ms O Murray from Ireland. She awarded Best of Breed and Green Star dog to Ir Sh Ch UK SH CH Riverrun Agus Avic( Mossy) . Reserve Green Star Dog to Ir Ch Int Ch UK Ch Penrose Nomad( Chester). Green Star Bitch was Riverrun Caution To the Wind ( Uisce ) and Reserve Green Star Bitch was Ir Ch Int Ch UK Ch Arnac Bay Winota ( Winnie).

This is Uisce’s first green star.

Mossy then went on to win Group 2 under Ms S. Walsh from Ireland.

It has been a phenomenal year. Marked with sadness through the loss of Breeze this time last year but finishing with her sister’s arrival in the show ring this year I feel incredibly blessed and humbled.

It is time now to draw breath, ease back and wade into the woods for the Winter where we will stand patiently waiting for the pheasants to come. And they will come. The real stories , my friends, are just about to begin….

6 thoughts on “Final Championship Show of 2012

  1. What a great end to the “show season” Mary Congratulations. Now comes the fun of the fields in freezing weather, cant beat it… Cheers. MaryK.

  2. Mary ,What a year Congrats from Essex !!!!!!

    ITS 10.18 here the tide tonight is at 11.40pm and I am having a coffee and Ripple is patiently waiting in the truck as in 10 mins I am off for a moon flight !!!!!

  3. I agree with you, now to come down and do something dogs and we more enjoy – hunting! Was really a great year, for me as well. Well done, Mary! Give big hugs to Chester, Winnie, Bertie, Mossy und Uisce!!

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