Birmingham National (under judge Fran Kaye) saw Best of Breed Glen of Imaal Terrier awarded to Kirikee Ronan O’Gara-his first big award–and BOS to Romainville Lily. Romainville Billy Whizz continued his National Terrier win with Best Puppy was Rserve Best Dog. Tampere International Show in Finland had Gleann Ode Best of Breed and Gleann Vagabond BOS. Over in Ireland Ch Abberann Karl was BOB at South Tipperary and Ir/Ch Abberann Ennya was BOB at Fermoy International. Well done everybody
Only two weeks until Christmas but some dedicated Glen of Imaal Terrier owners are still out in the show ring. In the Netherlands Laiquendi’s Jillian Yanna Maywen, born 01-07-2009 enjoys showing and received 1 Excellent/CAC/CACIB/ BOB at Wijchen. After 7 hours of waiting she had to join the Terrier group Ring of Honour in which she showed how a Glen can also (mis)behave. She even kissed judge Mr. Th. v.d. Horst on the forehead! Luckily Mr. Van der Horst could appreciate Glen-affection
At the Nordic Winners in Sweden the very successful Gleann brother & sister, Ode & Organ, added more awards to their tally with BOB & BOS.
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!
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