Glen of Imaal Terrier people were certainly out and about over the Whitsun Weekend. A cluster of shows at Hamilton Ohio saw two Best of Breeds awarded to Ch. Cill Dara’s Fergus of Daulton with one going to Ch Liberty’s Darren of Daulton.
In the UK Bath Championship Show had Int Ch Brockland Brayhead Lad adding to his Best of Breed total with the Reserve Dog, Johnny Be Good at Romainville getting the Reserve CC. (Bath is one of those “One CC” shows). Best Bitch was Romainville Inki.
Finland also had a couple of shows with a new Champion being made up in the form of Gleann Rylee the Reveller-BOS here was Abberann Fagan. The other Finnish event had Ch Gleann Ode taking Best of Breed with Beechvalley Golden Boy Opposite. THE news is that the Glen Breeder’s Group (Gleann) was pulled in BIS 2!
The Kennel Club “help to breeding” software programme Mate Select is now live It isn’t easy to understand to begin with but have a few goes with it. Will it help Glen of Imaal Terriers?
There will be a Companion Show and Eyetesting (have you booked yet?) but also there will be an examiner for the Kennel Club Bronze Good Citizen Test. It isn’t a too hard standard of obedience to reach with your dog, Glen of Imaal Terriers have taken it so any breed can, and gives an incredible level of satisfaction being given a certificate! Have a look what is required and then why not let Jean know (firstname.lastname@example.org ) you’ll be having a go?
Bath Championship Dog Show is on this weekend and Terrier day kicks it off on Friday 27th. There are 12 Glen of Imaal Terriers for judge Paul Wilkinson. They are to be judged in Ring 21, not before 1.00pm.
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Finland had a double CACIB in Helsinki. 22 Glen of Imaal Terriers were entered on the Saturday for Ann Ingram and Best of Breed went to Taramont Iubdan with Gleann Ode being awarded Best Bitch. Aberann Fagan won another CAC
On the second day Best of Breed was awarded to Gleann Octave and Best Opposite to Gleann Una Noonan
Over in America Coleraine Mandalay Royalty took a Group 2 to follow on from a Group 4 of last week, this takes Curry to an incredible 23 Group placings
SKC Championship Show begins today but yesterday the event began with the final of Scottish Junior Handler of the Year. Youngsters qualified for the event all through 2010 and the “Triumphant One” was Caitlin Forbes who shares her home with a couple of Glen of Imaal Terriers. Many congratulations indeed!!
Terrier Day is today at Ingliston and two people have said their mobiles are fully charged to ring the results from ringside so by late lunch/early afternoon results should be HERE…and they are
Under judge Allan Stephenson BOB (DCC) was awarded to Int Ch Brockland Brayhead Lad with the Bitch CC going to Jeonty Maybee Daysee, her first after 4 Res CCs. The two Reserves were Johnny Be Good at Romainville & Ch Jeonty HasACeilidh at Karensbrae