Working Results 2007

WSSCSW Show Gundog Working Certificate Day – Saturday, 3rd November 2007

6 Welsh Springers gained their Show Gundogs Working Certificates at the SGWC day organised by the WSSCSW at the Alvington Shoot, Gloucestershire. The judges were John Carter (1946) and Martyn Ford. The successful Welshies were:

Amiro Baccanal – Anne Morgan

Atalas Jack the Lad at Stedigan – Paul Steadman

Sycharth Catrin – Mary Evans

Sh Ch Typica Goldigger JW ShCM – Jan Rees

Pennylock Quin JW – Ann Jones

Glanhafon Gwennol – Sandra Bell

Notably, this success makes Sh Ch Typica Goldigger (shown below) a full Champion.

Photo by Jan Rees

Photo by Jan Rees

5 of the successful Welshies. From the left: Paul Steadman with Atalas Jack the Lad at Stedigan, Mary Evans with Sycharth Catrin, Jan Rees with Sh Ch Typica Goldigger JW ShCM, Ann Jones with Pennylock Quin JW, & Sandra Bell with Glanhafon Gwennol

5 of the successful Welshies. From the left: Paul Steadman with Atalas Jack the Lad at Stedigan, Mary Evans with Sycharth Catrin, Jan Rees with Sh Ch Typica Goldigger JW ShCM, Ann Jones with Pennylock Quin JW, & Sandra Bell with Glanhafon Gwennol

Competitors & judges  Photos supplied by Sandra Bell

Competitors & judges
Photos supplied by Sandra Bell


WSSC Autumn Assessment Test – 30th September 2007

The WSSC Autumn Assessment Test (open to all minority breed spaniels and show/show-bred ESS and Cockers) was held at Prestbury Hill, Gloucestershire by kind permission of Laurina Blankenspoor. The judges were Sue Millward (Puppy/Novice/Open) & Sandy White (Special Beginners)

In the results below all dogs are WSS unless otherwise specified.

Special Beginners (2 runners)

  1. NA
  2. Beagmhor Garfield Ridge – David Holmes
  3. Country File – Debbie Hargreaves

Puppy (6 runners)

  1. Menstonia Mist over Pasondela – Derek Dean (& Best Hunter in Puppy)
  2. Beagmhor Garfield Ridge – David Holmes
  3. Menstonia Against All Odds – Owned by Mrs C Knowles, handled by Tina Smith
  4. Pennylock Quin JW – Ann Jones

Novice (6 runners)

  1. Menstonia Mahler at Benmorbry – Sue Connolly (& Best Hunter in Novice)
  2. Sh Ch Typica Goldigger JW – Jan Rees
  3. Pennylock Quin JW – Ann Jones
  4. Fiergen Break Dancer – John White

Open (9 runners)

  1. Sycharth Catrin – Mary Evans
    Fiergen Silver Spirit – Paul Shawyer
  2. Atalas Jack The Lad at Stedigan – Paul Steadman
  3. Julita Rustic Ramble – Julie Revill
  4. Red of Brock at Stedigan – Paul Steadman

Best Hunter in Open: Isfryn Ghost Swift – Tina Smith

Paul Shawyer with Fiergen Silver Spirit

Paul Shawyer with Fiergen Silver Spirit

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WSSC Autumn Assessment Test 2007 – The award winners

Judge Sue Millward (centre) with, from left to right: Derek Dean with Menstonia Mist Chance over Pasondela, Mary Evans with Sycharth Catrin and Sue Connolly with Menstonia Mahler at Benmorbry.

Judge Sue Millward (centre) with, from left to right: Derek Dean with Menstonia Mist Chance over Pasondela, Mary Evans with Sycharth Catrin and Sue Connolly with Menstonia Mahler at Benmorbry.


The KC’s Working Gundog Certificate Day – Monday, 27th August 2007

Three Welsh Springers, all “graduates” from the WSSC Gundog Training Classes, were successful in achieving The Kennel Club’s Working Gundog Certificate at an event organised and run by the Clumber Spaniel Club at The Merevale Estate, Atherstone in Warwickshire on Monday, 27th August. They were:

  • Fiergen Silver Spirit – Julie Shawyer
  • Sycharth Catrin – Mary Evans
  • Glanhafon Gwennol – Sandra Bell

The assessors were Jack Iliffe (2479) and Mick Cleverly

Julie Shawyer with Fiergen Silver Spirit, Mary Evans with Sycharth Catrin & Sandra Bell with Glanhafon Gwennol with the assessors & successful Cocker & Clumber spaniels  Photo supplied by Sandra Bell

Julie Shawyer with Fiergen Silver Spirit, Mary Evans with Sycharth Catrin & Sandra Bell with Glanhafon Gwennol with the assessors & successful Cocker & Clumber spaniels
Photo supplied by Sandra Bell


WSSC Spring Assessment Test – 21st April 2007

The WSSC Spring Assessment Test (open to all minority breed spaniels and show/show-bred ESS and Cockers) was held at Brookwood, Surrey, by kind permission of Mr & Mrs R Reeder. The judges were Christine McDonald (SB/Puppy/Open) & Derek Dean [588] (Novice)

In the results below all dogs are WSS unless otherwise specified.

Special Beginners (2 runners)

  1. Cerysan Alexa – Ann Caldwell
  2. Tobermyn Tangle – Heather Michie

Puppy (6 runners)

  1. Julita Raskari – Julie Revill
  2. Pennylock Quin – Ann Jones
  3. Fiergen Private Dancer – Sandy White
  4. Micklemess Blanchefleur – Chris Page (Clumber)

Novice (19 runners)

  1. Sycharth Catrin – Mary Evans
  2. Glanhafon Gwennol – Sandra Bell
  3. Micklemess Joie de Vivre – Chris Page (Clumber)
  4. Blue Saphire from Kazval – Paul Steadman

Open (13 runners)

  1. Fiergen Silver Spirit – Julie Shawyer
  2. Isfryn Ghost Swift – Tina Smith
  3. Red of Brock at Stedigan – Paul Steadman
  4. Micklemess Just George – Chris Page (Clumber)

Best Hunters

  • Puppy: Julita Raskari – Julie Revill
  • Novice: Sycharth Catrin – Mary Evans
  • Open: Fiergen Silver Spirit – Julie Shawyer