Kilkenny Working Gundog Club Open Stake for A.V. Spaniels - 17th Dec - Sponsored by Engage Dog Food

22 December 2017

The day started chilly and remarkably dry, and warmed up rapidly as we walked, the dogs hunting well through the excellent wooded grounds with abundant cover of briars, brambles, and ferns. 

Judges Mr. Mick Walsh (A), Mr. Anthony Smith (B), and Mr. Ricky Cashin (C) presented the following awards:



1st Place, graded Excellent: Mr. P.J. Davitt, with his ESSB Glenhestbeg Della, Sire Skronedale Romulus, Dam Whitehope Euro. 

We have to congratulate PJ and his bitch for the brilliant retrieve on a long runner. Well done PJ! 

2nd Place, graded very good: Mr. Pat Green, with his ESSD Kilcarra Snowie, Sire Churchview Chunnel, Dam Kilcarra Pixie.

3rd Place, graded very good: Mr. Tom O'Connor, with his ESSB Fushia Glanavaud, Sire Drumreeagh De Vitry, Dam Aughacia Tess.

4th Place, graded very good: Mr. Mike White, with his ESSB Sharmar Tweed, Sire Huntsmans Bouncer at Glenavaud, Dam Butlerstown Zappa.

Gun's Choice: Mr. Benny Rayn, with his ESSB FTcH Ainninn Susie.

Thank you to Mr. Martin O'Riordan for providing the excellent grounds, the judges, the guns, the competitors, all of the helpers. Another great day out, proudly sponsored by RED MILLS Engage Premium Country Dog Food. 

For the complete album of action shots from the day, check out the RED MILLS Outdoor Pursuits Facebook page.