Huge Congratulations to Buccleuch Gundogs Trainer David Lisett who with FTCh Buccleuch Xena “Daisy” were announced as winners of the 2017 IGL Retriever Championship.
The event was held by kind permission of The Holden Family at Hy-Fly Game Hatcheries on the 4th, 5th and 6th of December judged by Mr Roddy Forbes, Mr Allan Schofield, Mrs Judy Rainey and Mrs Sara Gadd with Head-Keeper Mr Kevin Hughes.
In 2nd place FTCh Kestrelway Freddie owned by Sandra Onens, handled by Norman Onens.
3rd place FTCh Leacaz Ricky of Caytonfell owned and handled by Mark Domain.
Diplomas of Merit were awarded to:
Diglake Charlie owned and handled by Stephen Newitt, and FTCh Brocklebank Navigator of Chatsworth owned by The Duchess of Devonshire, handled by John Halsted.
With thanks to Marie Eve Buchs for use of the photo which shows the 5 prizewinning handlers and their dogs, Daisy is first on the left.
It is interesting to note that three of the five prize-winning dogs, i.e. those handled by David Lisett, Norman Onens and John Halsted are sponsored by and fed on Chapel Farm Premium Dog Food.