Retriever Working Test Schedule

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Any Variety Retriever Spring Working Test

 Novice & Open

(Held under kennel club Rules and Regulations)

SATURDAY 14th MAY 2016

The Wood Farm, Codsall, Wolverhampton WV8 1QU

By kind permission of Mr Francis H Yates

Novice 9.15 am for 09.30am, Open – not before 1.00 p.m.

Judges:                        Ms Linda Partridge (A2334)  Mr Sean McGrath (B3010)

Mr Garry Ellison (NP)  Mr Kevin Turner (NP)

Chief Steward :              Mr Warren Jones

Entries:   £6.00 per dog for members, £9.00 per dog non members. Payment can be online BACS (see entry form for details ) or Please send a separate cheque for each dog, payable to Shropshire Gundog Society and send to: Mrs Gill Awty, New House Farm, Wigwig, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6NN

Tel 01952 728168   Mobile 07773372014  email:

Closing Date:        All entries to be received by FRIDAY 6th MAY 2016


Novice: Confined to dogs which have not gained an award or COM at a field trial, been placed 1st 2nd or 3rd in an Open working test or 1st in a Novice Working Test.

Open:Preference will be given to dogs placed 1st  in a Novice Working Test or had an award in an Open Working Test or Field Trial



Rosettes to 1st 2nd 3rd 4th in each class sponsored  by “Balfours Estate Agents”

Vouchers and Certificates to the winners awarded by Skinners Dog Food”

Trophy Challenge cup to the winner of the Novice

Silverdown Cup to the winner of the Open

WainhawkeTrophies for Best Flatcoated Retriever in Novice & Open.

Columb & Gosling Cups to the Judges Choice in Novice and Open

Directions:  Sat Nav:  WV8 1QU.

Venue is just off the M54 Junction 3. On leaving the Motorway take the turn onto A41 to Wolverhampton.  Go through the traffic lights, passing the garden centre on the right and continue for half a mile.

Look out for the SGS sign turning sharp left down Donnington Lane.  Continue for the next  2 miles on this lane.

There will be signs out from the A41/Donnington Lane

Raffle: There will be a Raffle and prizes would be gratefully received.

Photographer : A professional photographer will be present on the day with photos available to order.

Please Note: No Bitches in season will be allowed on the ground. Keep dogs on a lead at all times except under judges instructions.

Spectators and competitors must consider themselves under the control of the stewards at all times.

Dogs arriving after the judging has commenced will not be allowed to run without permission of both judges and stewards.

All dogs must be registered on their Breed register with the Kennel Club. The organisers, Shropshire Gundog Society, and the land owner or his Agent cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage or accidents that occur on the day howsoever occasioned.

Vehicles and dogs are the responsibility of their owners

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