Stellar show weekend.

18/10/2012 at 12:04 Leave a comment

Django’s Saturday rosettes.

Evidently saving their best for last, this very memorable weekend saw three of the Belatarr Puppies excel in the showring:

Django moving for the judge in the Gundog Group.

On Saturday our own Django headed off to the Okehampton & District Open, where he dodged the intermittent heavy rain showers to take Best of Breed & Pest Puppy in Breed under Ms N. Walker, before heading indoors where he scored an amazing Gundog Group 2 & Gundog Puppy Group 1 under judge Simon Luxmoore.  Remarkably this is the exact same result that his father, Mingus, achieved at the same show 2 years earlier, and the third year out of the last 4 that Belatarr HWV’s have been awarded Best Gundog Puppy in Show at Okehampton, following Phoenix’ win here in 2009.  Many thanks to Nige Small for taking these great shots of Django in action!

Django stacked for Best Puppy in Show.

Not to be outdone, the next day saw Django’s siblings Gryphon (Belatarr Dizzie Gillespie) and Billie (Belatarr Mahalia Jackson) head off to the South Wales Kennel Association Championship show.  There judge Mick Howes awarded 1st Junior Dog, Best Puppy Dog and a terrific Reserve Best Dog to Gryphon, and then 1st Junior Bitch and Best Puppy Bitch to Billie, leaving brother and sister to compete against one another for Best Puppy, eventually taken by Billie:

Billie & Gryphon’s SWKA awards.

Many congratulations to both, as well as to handler Irene for a job very well done!

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