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Sunday, 9 December 2018

Romney Marsh & District SDS Cradle, Nursery and Novice Trial: Whitehall, Lynsted 9/12/18

With thanks to Dave and Lynda for the ground and sheep, the four good folk who let out and Dave Thompson for judging.

17 ran
Judge: Dave Thompson
Results:

CRADLE
1. Grace Gower, Canterbury, Cap, 77
2. Mark Banham, Surrey, Swift, 57 (T)
3. Steve Burton, Sussex, Ace, 51

NURSERY
1. Philip Davies-Russell, Surrey, Kirk, 95
2. Mark Banham, Surrey, Len, 79 tu
3. Fiona Davies-Russell, Surrey, Kit, 74
4. Nicolas Annaloro, France, Gaiel, 73( OLF)
5. Mark Banham, Surrey, Shabden Ivy, 73
6. Mark Banham, Surrey, Jack, 60 tu

NOVICE
1. Rob Moore, Ditchling, Donk, 68
2. Rob Moore, Ditchling, Rebel, 65 (T)
3. David Thompson, High Halden, Jimmy, 56 (OLF) (T)
4. Alan Flitton, Norfolk, Gwen, 56 (T)
5. Sally Else, Norfolk, Gunner, 53 (T)
6. Margaret Flitton, Norfolk, May, 43 (T)

Sunday, 2 December 2018

Wessex SDS Nursery and Novice Trial held at Deanland Fram 2/12/18

With many thanks to John and Jackie Marsh for the field and sheep, Elaine Anstey for letting-out and Robert Putnam for judging.

Novice

1 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Rebel - 86
2 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Donk - 83
3 Anita Tackley (Hambleden, Bucks) with Moss 55


Nursery

1 Philip Davies-Russell  (Farnham, Surrey) with Kirk - 76
2 Fiona Davies-Russell  (Farnham, Surrey) with Kit - 72
3 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Star - 71
4 Andy Jackman (Brockham, Surrey) with Rosewood Cap - 63
5 Anita Tackley (Hambleden, Bucks) with Al - 60
6 Jill Bastable (Tonbridge, Kent) with Suze - 49 

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Sussex SDS Nursery and Novice Trial held at Deanlands Farm, Sussex 25/11/18

With thanks to John and Jackie Marsh for the field and sheep, Philip Davies - Russell for judging and Luke who let out.

Judge: Philip Davies - Russell (Farnham, Surrey)

12 dogs ran

Novice

1 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Rebel - 87 OLF
2 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Donk - 87
3 Anita Tackley (Hambleden, Bucks) with Moss 53

Nursery

1 Andy Jackman ( Brockham, Surrey) with Rosewood Cap - 76
2 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Star - 74
3 Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Rheed - 56
4 Jill Bastable ( Tonbridge, Kent) with Suze- 51
5 Anita Tackley ( Hambleden, Bucks ) with Al - 50

Sunday, 18 November 2018

Surrey SDS Nursery and Novice Trial held at Deanlands Farm, Sussex 18/11/18

With thanks to John and Jackie Marsh for the field and sheep, Jill Bastable for judging and all who let out.

Judge: Jill Bastable

21 dogs ran

Novice

 1 Eamonn Lawless (IoW) with Spot - 86
 2 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Rebel - 78
 3 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Donk - 77

Nursery

 1 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Shabden Jim - 83
 2 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Jack - 79
 3 Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Rheed - 75
 4 Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Valmis Finn - 68
 5 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Star - 67 (OLF)
 6 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Shabden Ivy - 67

Young Handler: Flynn

Novice Handler: Karen Gearing


Sunday, 11 November 2018

Romney Marsh & District SDS Cradle, Nursery and Novice Trial 11/11/18 - Whitehall, Lynsted

With thanks to Dave and Lynda (on her birthday, what's more) for the field and sheep, Dave Thompson for judging and Sarah Walker, David Thompson and Harvey Lauder for letting-out.

Judge: Dave Thompson (Lynsted, Kent)

24 Ran across three classes

Nursery
1. Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Kirk - 92
2. Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Valmis Finn - 86
3. Fiona Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Kit - 80
4. Andy Jackman (Brockham, Surrey) with Cap - 71 (T)
5. Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, East Sussex) with Star - 68
6. Steve Burton (Sussex) with Beau - 65 (T)

Novice

1. Rob Moore (Ditchling, East Sussex) with Donk - 81
2. Sally Else (Diss, Norfolk) with Gunner - 71
3. Fiona Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Seth -67
4. Rob Moore (Ditchling, East Sussex) with Rebel - 49 (T)
5. Dinah Latham (Bucks) with Harriet - 28 (T)

Cradle

1. Grace Gower (Lydden, Kent) with Cap - 72
2. Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, East Sussex) with Kath - 61
3. Andy Jackman (Brockham, Surrey) with Scott - 50
4. Karen Gearing (Hove, East Sussex) with Swan - 45

Young Handler Award

   Grace Gower (Lydden, Kent) with Cap

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Sussex SDS Nursery and Novice Trial 4/11/18 - Deanland Farm, East Sussex

A most enjoyable start to the SE Winter Series. Many thanks to John and Jackie for the sheep and field, John for letting-out all day and Rob Moore for judging.
Rob deserves extra thanks for the fact that while his judging was serious and accurate he made absolutely sure that everyone felt comfortable and enjoyed their runs.

Results

Nursery (12 ran)

  1 Philip Russell-Davies (Farnham, Surrey) with Kirk - 78
  2 Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Ben - 76 (OLF)
  3 Andy Jackman (Brockham, Surrey) with Rosewood Cap - 76 (OLF)
  4 Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Valmis Finn - 76
  5 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, East Sussex) with Star - 75
  6 Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Ben - 74 (OLF)

Novice (7 ran)

  1 Anita Tackley (Hambleden, Bucks) with Moss - 74
  2 Jemma Harding (Wimborne Minster, Dorset) with Ghost - 63 (T)
  3 Clover Crosse (Bishopstone, Wiltshire) with Mint - 57 (T)
  4 Anita Tackley (Hambleden, Bucks) with Jim - 53
  5 Nick Onslow (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Cléit Tank - 38 (T)

Monday, 22 October 2018

Sussex SDS host the South East Championship at Deanland Farm, East Sussex 20/10/18

With many thanks to John and Jackie Marsh for hosting the event, Paul Griffiths for providing the sheep and a terrific team of letters-out.
Thanks too for Andy Jackman's judging.

South East Novice Champion: Paul Griffiths with Standen Roy

South East Open Champion: Rob Moore with Hoy

Monday, 15 October 2018

Romney Marsh & DIstrict SDS Trial at Scotney Castle 14/10/18

With thanks to Ian Strang and The National Trust for the sheep and ground, all who let out, Tilly for the raffle and Jill Woolston for judging.

Open Trial 
Judge: Jill Woolston
  33 ran
  1 John Marsh (Golden Cross, East Sussex) with Hutch - 79
  2 Val Powell (Cold Ashby) with Tyke - 75
  3 Richard Curtis (Grantham, Lincs) with Tess - 73
  4 Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) with Standen Roy - 72
  5 Wiet van Dongen (Pittem, Belgium) with BAW Zac - 70
  6 Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Quill - 69

Best Lady: Val Powell
Best Pen: Richard Curtis

Sunday, 14 October 2018

ASSEESDS Open Trial - Olantigh 13/10/18

With very many thanks to the Loudon family for use of the ground, The Francesconi family for the sheep, Derek Hart the shepherd, Ros Edwards for judging and to all who helped Sarah to let-out. On the latter note a huge thank you to Sarah Walker who spent her whole day letting-out and drove away from the field at 19:30 having loaded her sheep-handling equipment partially in the dark.

A thank you from those who staged the trial on behalf of the Association to the handlers who made it such a good spirited day.

Judge: Ros Edwards (Sussex)

34 ran

Results

  1  Sue Little (Kerdiston, Norfolk) with Tig - 75
  2  Bob Powell (Cold Ashby, Northants) with Mirk - 72 (T)
  3  Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taff - 71 (T)
  4  Tim Foster (Creaton, Northants) with Molly - 70 (T)
  5  Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Mheg - 69 (T) (OLF)
  6  Richard Curtis (Grantham, Lincs) with Patch - 69 (T)

Highest Placed Novice Dog
  Wiet van Dongen with Quaya - 61 (T)

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Surrey SDS Open Trial at Shabden Park Farm 30/9/18

Thank you to Mark Banham for the great venue and sheep, to everyone who let out sheep especially Sam Banham and to our judge, Ros Edwards. 

30th September 2018
Open – 27 dogs ran
Judge Ros Edwards (Dial Post, Sussex)
1st   Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Roy 87 OLF
2nd Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Zac 87
3rd Ed Hawkins (Stowmarket, Suffolk) with Troy 84
4th  Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Don 83 OLF
5th Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Kelly 83
6th Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob 79 OLF
Double Gather
1st Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Kelly 150
2nd Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Zac 149
3rd Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Roy 140
4th Merrill Fox (Dorchester, Dorset) with Bob 119

The Surrey Championship held at Shabden Park Fram 29/9/18

Thank you to Mark Banham for the great venue and sheep, to everyone who let out sheep especially Sam Banham.
Thanks also to our Judge, Rob Hawke 
29th September 2018
Open - 34 dogs ran
Judge Robert Hawke (Salisbury, Wiltshire)
1st  Bob Powell (Cold Ashby, Northants ) with Mirk 88
2nd  Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) with Kelly 87
3rd  Merrill Fox (Dorchester, Dorset) with Bob 85
4th  Charlie Fitzgerald jnr (New Forest, Dorset) with Dell 80
5th Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob 77    
6th Merrill Fox (Dorchester, Dorset) with Reg 75 OLF
Best drive was awarded to Bob Powell with Mirk and best OLF to Merrill Fox with Reg

Sunday, 23 September 2018

ASSEESDS Open Trial held in Partnership with Plumpton College 23/9/18

Many thanks to Plumpton College for the field and sheep, Ros Edwards for judging, Paul Griffiths for negotiating a new trial venue and setting up and all who braved a very, very wet morning.

Judge: Ros Edwards (West Sussex)

25 ran

Results

  1 Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) with Standen Roy - 87
  2 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Don - 82
  3 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Angie - 78 (OLF)
  4 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Roy - 78
  5 Eamonn Lawless (IoW) with Don - 76
  6 John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Hutch - 75 (OLF)

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Romney Marsh & District SDS - The John & Molly Vant Memorial Trial 16/9/18

Thank you to The Vant Family for the field and the sheep at our John and Molly memorial trial at Riggs Hill today. We thank all who attended and those who helped set-up and clear away, and the general running of the trial.

Judge: John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex)

RESULTS

Open:
1. Cathy Cassie (Luterworth, Leics) with Sean - 82
2. Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Hutch - 79
3. Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) Angie - 77
4. Wiet Van Dongen (Pittem, Belgium) with Ruari - 76
5. Wiet Van Dongen (Pittem, Belgium) with Blaze - 71
6. Jill Bastable (Tonbridge, Kent) with Cass - 70

Novice:
1. Wiet Van Dongen  (Pittem, Belgium) with Quaya - 59
2. Sally Else (Diss, Norfolk) with Gunner - 47

John and Molly Vant Memorial Shield: Cathy Cassie
Best Lady: Cathy Cassie
Best OLF: Jackie Marsh
Novice Cup: Wiet Van Dongen
Young Handler Rosette: Grace Gower with Cap

Monday, 27 August 2018

Sussex Sheepdog Society Open trials at Sheffield Park - 27th and 28th August 2018

Thank you to Sheffield Park for the great venue and to Paul Griffiths for organising the sheep and  trial field, everyone who let out sheep on both days and everyone who supported the trials.
We had the trials in the morning and a sweepstake in the afternoon

27th August 2018
Judge: John Marsh ( Golden Cross, East Sussex)
17 Dogs ran

1st Jed Watson  (Yelverton, Devon )  Zac 90
2nd Jed Watson   (Yelverton, Devon )  Roy 87
3rd  Jed Watson  (Yelverton, Devon )  Kelly 86
4th  Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Canterbury) Quill 85
5th  Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) Standen Roy 81
6th Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) Mheg 77

Sweepstake winner out of 12 runners Rob Moore with Jill

28th August 2018
Judge: Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon )
25 dogs ran

1st Eamonn Lawless (Isle of Wight) Don 71
2nd Ian Wheeler (Isle of Wight) Bob 70
3rd Richard Smith (Kingham, Gloucestershire) Bob 66
4th Cathy Cassie (Lutterworth, Leicestershire ) Sean 63 OLF
5th Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Canterbury) Quill 63
6th Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) Standen Roy 56t OLF


Novice
1st Eamonn Lawless (Isle of Wight) Spot 49

Sweepstake winner out of 13 runners Paul Griffiths with Standen Roy

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Romney Marsh & District SDS Starter and Open Trial held at Snargate 12/8/18

With many thanks to Ed Lovejoy for the field and sheep, Dave Thompson for judging the Starter Class and Jill Bastable for judging the Open. Thanks also to all who helped let-out with a special mention for Martin Morris who spent much of his day at the top of the field.

Starter Class
1   Margaret Flitton (Swaffham, Norfolk) with May - 40

Open

1   Guillaume Josien (Senlis, France) with Nell - 78 (T)
2   Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob - 71 (T)
3   Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Quill - 67 (T)
4   John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Hutch - 66
5   Guillaume Josien (Senlis, France)) with Queen - 66 (T)
6   Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Abby - 63 (T)

Trophies

The Hocky Hoare Memorial Cup  for the winner of the Open - Guillaume Josien with Nell
Kathmick Shepherd's Cup for the highest placed shepherd - Sarah Walker with Quill
The KMG Trophy for the highest placed lady - Sarah Walker with Quill
The Maurice Upton Cup for the best drive - Guillaume Josien
Hocky Hoare Shield for the winner of the Novice/Starter Class - Margaret Flitton

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Sussex SDS Open Trial, Glynde Estate 18/7/18

Thank you to Glynde Estates for the fabulous venue, John and Jackie Marsh for the sheep and  to everyone who let out.

Judge
Andy Jackman (Dorking,Surrey)

Open
1 Rob Moore ( Ditchling, Sussex) Hoy 96
2 Ed Hawkins (Stowmarket, Suffolk) Jess 95
3 Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) Zac 94
4 Monica Tegler (Norway) Kasi 92
5 Jed Watson (Yelverton, Devon) Roy 90
6 Rob Moore ( Ditchling, Sussex) Jo 88

Novice
Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) Standen Roy 81

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Romney Marsh and District SDS Open Trial at Dean Court, Westwell: The Kent Championship 1/7/18

With many thanks to the Lister family for the field, Doug Millen for the sheep, Jackie Marsh for judging and the Takers-off and Letters-out.

The Kent Championship (Romney Marsh & District SDS)

Judge: Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex)

27 ran

Open

  1 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob - 78
  2 Bob Powell (Cold Ashby, Northants) with Mirk - 77 (OLF)
  3 Tim Foster (Creaton, Northants) with Mist - 77
  4 Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Quill - 70
  5 Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Abby - 69
  6 Val Powell (Cold Ashby, Northants) with Tyke - 65

Trophies
Ernest Finn Shield (winner of open) - Mark Banham
Presidents Cup  (highest placed farmer) - Mark Banham
John Jones coursing cup (highest placed shepherd) - Bob Powell
Kathmick Trophy (highest placed lady) - Sarah Walker
Dave Thompson Anniversary Tray (best pen of the day) - Sarah Walker

Sunday, 17 June 2018

Sussex SDS Open Trial - Glynde 17/6/18

Thank you to Paul Griffiths for the field, Jackie and John Marsh for the sheep, everyone who let out and to Ros Edwards for judging.

Judge: Ros Edwards
28 dogs ran

Open
1 John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Hutch 85
2 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Angie 82
3 Cathy Cassie (Lutterworth, Leicestershire) with Sean 81
4 Tim Foster (Creaton, Northants) with Molly 79 OLF
5 Eamonn Lawless (Isle of Wight ) with Chalky 79
6 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Joe 78

Novice
Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) with Standen Roy 71

Monday, 11 June 2018

Romney Marsh and District SDS Starter Class and Open Trial at Torry Hill 10/6/18

Many thanks to John Leigh-Pemberton and Neville for the venue and sheep.
A big thank you goes out to the takers-off and the letters-out for their hard work during the day.
We also thank the judges Dave Thompson (Starter Class) and Philip Davies-Russell (Open) for their stirling work.

Starter Class
1. Steve Burton (Sussex) with Beau - 38
2. David Thompson (High Halden, Kent) with Lass - 31(T)

Open Class
1. Sarah Walker (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Quill - 76
2. Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Mheg - 71
3. Eamonn Lawless (IoW) with Don - 70
4. Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob - 68
5. Ian Wheeler (IoW) with  Don - 66
6. Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Abby - 63

Trophies Presented
The Potato Company Cup (to the winner) - Sarah Walker
The Godmersham Park Cup (best OLF) - Sarah Walker
The Shepherd Trophy (Starter Class winner) - Steve Burton

Monday, 28 May 2018

Wessex SDS Open Trials 26 & 27 May 2018 - Priors Dean

26th May 2018
The Copse, Priors Dean. Wessex SDS
Judge: Ed Thornalley (Worlington)

1 Jed Watson (Postbridge) with Roy - 76
2 Ray Edwards (Chulmleigh) with Quories Nap - 75
3 Merrill Fox (Sydling St Nicholas) with Alf - 74
4 James McGee (Ireland) with Glencregg Silver - 71 OLF
5 Cathy Cassie (Lutterworth) with Lady - 71
6 Jed Watson (Postbridge) with Don - 70

27th May 2018
The Copse, Priors Dean. Wessex SDS
Judge: Jane Harper (Okehampton) 50 ran

1 James McGee (Ireland) with Glencregg Silver - 93
2 Ricky Hutchinson (Littledale) with Jock - 84
3 Wiet van Dongen (Netherlands) with Ruari - 82 OLF
4 Jed Watson (Postbridge) with Gwydr Zac - 82
5 Ray Edwards (Chulmleigh) with Bob - 80
6 Aled Owen (Denbighshire) with Cap - 78

Sunday, 6 May 2018

Sussex SDS Open and Novice Trial at Deanlands Farm 6/5/18


Thanks to Jackie and John Marsh for the lovely field and good sheep, and to our letters-out who stayed at the top all day and did a great job. Thanks too for the Judge, of course.

Judge: Rob Moore
25 dogs ran

Open
   1 Jed Watson (Dartmoor) with Roy - 90
   2 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Becky Edwards', Flax - 87
   3 Jed Watson (Dartmoor) with Zac - 86
   4 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob - 84
   5 Cathy Cassie (Leicestershire) with Sean 83
   6 Jed Watson (Dartmoor) with Kelly - 82 OLF

Novice
   1 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Becky Edwards', Flax - 87

Saturday, 5 May 2018

Sussex SDS Novice and Open Trial, Deanlands Farm 5/5/18

With many thanks to John and Jackie Marsh for the sheep and field, the judge Cathy Cassie and all who let out
39 dogs ran

Open
   1 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Zac - 84
   2 Jackie Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Angie - 80
   3 John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex) with Hutch 79
   4 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Rob 78
   5 Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Mheg 74
   6 Wendy Cole (Tillingham, Essex) with Abby 73

Novice
   Ray Edwards (Devon) with Becky Edwards' Flax - 71

Monday, 19 February 2018

The South East Winter Championship held at Feltons 18/2/18

With many thanks to Andy Jackman for the field and sheep, the letters-out and Angie Blackmore for sitting in the hot seat, being in the high chair - judging.

Results

Nursery

   1 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Flax - 86
   2 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Spot - 85
   3 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Nap - 83

Novice

   1 Jane Drinkwater (Lampeter, Ceredigion) with Kim - 79
   2 Sarah Jenkins (Reepham, Norfolk) with Gael - 68
   3 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Don - 64


Aggregate Winners

Nursery

   1 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taff - 54
   2 Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) with Roy - 47
   3 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Nap - 32

Novice

   1 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Bob - 42
   2 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Don - 38
   3 Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Nap - 32

Sunday, 11 February 2018

Wessex SDS Nursery and Novice Trial held Shabden Park Farm 11/2/18

With thanks to the Mark Banham for the field and sheep, the letters-out, Robert Putnam for course directing and Andy Jackman for judging.

Judge: Andy Jackman (Dorking, Surrey)

Nursery

 1 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taff - 89
 2 Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) with Cumhachdach Donk - 88
 3 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Flax - 87
 4 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Shabden Ricky - 85
 5 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Rock - 83
 6 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Spot - 82 (OLF)

Novice

 1 Jane Drinkwater (Lampeter, Ceredigion) with Kim - 95
 2 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Don - 67
 3 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Bob - 65
 4 Jane Drinkwater (Lampeter, Ceredigion) with Christy - 62
 5 Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Flynt - 52
 6 Alison Sharp (Carmarthen?) with Twm - 46

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Surrey SDS Nursery & Novice Trial - Shabden Park Farm: 4/2/18

A slightly cold day so a huge "thank you" to John Marsh for judging, Shabden Park Farm for the sheep and field and the letters-out who, frankly were in the warmest place our of that cruel North Easterly.

Judge: John Marsh (Golden Cross, Sussex)

Nursery

   1 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Nap - 84
   2 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taff - 83
   3 Nicolas Annaloro (France) with Lizzy - 80
   4 Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) with Flax - 78
   5 Jed Watson (Dartmoor, Devon) with Spot - 77 (OLF)
   6 Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with  Kirk - 77 (OLF+)


Novice

   1 Sarah Jenkins (Reepham, Norfolk) with Gael - 77
   2 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Bob - 76
   3 Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Flint - 75
   4 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Don - 69
   5 Nikki Wilden (Ipswich, Suffolk) with Glen - 59
   6 Susie Parish (Hampshire) with Joe - 45

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Romney Marsh & District Cradle, Nursery and Novice Trial - Lynsted 28/1/18 & Society Winter Awards

With thanks to Ray Wickens for judging, Dave and Lynda for the field and sheep and, as ever, the noble band of letters-out.


Cradle
1. Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Oz - 73
2. David Thompson (High Halden, Kent) with Lass - 63
3. Margaret Flitton (Swaffham, Norfolk) with May - 57
4. Steve Burton (Sussex) with Beau - 53
5. Jill Woolston (Horley, Surrey) with Ben - 42

Nursery
1. Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taff - 84 (OLF)
2. Paul Griffiths (Glyndebourne, Sussex) with Roy - 84
3. Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Shabden Ricky - 83
4. Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Kirk - 76
5. Fiona Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Kit - 74

Novice
1. Philip Davies-Russell (Farnham, Surrey) with Flynt - 83
2. David Thompson (High Halden, Kent) with Jimmy - 69
3. Jill Woolston (Horley, Surrey) with Del - 61
4. Sally Else (Diss, Norfolk) with Gunner - 53

Romney Marsh & District Cradle Aggregate: Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with  Oz
Romney Marsh & District Novice Aggregate: David Thompson (High Halden, Kent) with Jimmy
Romney Marsh & District Nursery Aggregate: Paul Griffiths (Glyndebourne, Sussex) with Roy
Romney Marsh & District Puppy Cup (youngest dog running with points): Steve Burton (Sussex) - Beau (8 months)
Romney Marsh & District Novice Handler Cup: Nick Onslow (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Tank
The Ron Willis Award for service to the Society: Ray Wickens

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Wessex SDS Nursery & Novice Trial - Shabden Park, 21/1/18

With thanks to Shabden Park Farm for the sheep and field, the letters-out and Rob "Vuvuzela" Moore (Ditching) for judging.

Nursery

1 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taffy - 82
2 Jane Drinkwater (Lampeter) with Jess - 81
3 Ray Edwards ((Chumleigh, Devon)) with Nap - 76
4 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Shabden Ricky - 72
5 Paul Griffiths (Glynde) with Roy - 70 (OLF)
6 Eamonn Lawless (IoW) with Spot - 70

Novice

1 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Bob - 81
2 Ian Wheeler (IoW) with Don - 69
3 Jane Drinkwater (Lampeter) with Christy - 67
4 Robert Putnam (Billingshurst) with Spotyn - 64
5 Susie Parish (Alton, Hampshire) with Joe - 55

Monday, 15 January 2018

Surrey SDS Nursery & Novice Trial - Shabden Park, 14/1/18

Thanks to Elaine Anstey for judging, The Banhams for the field and sheep, Kirstie for course directing and to all who let out.

24 dogs ran

Nursery
1st Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex)Roy 82
2nd Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) Quories Nap 78 OLF
3rd Ed Thornalley (Worlington, Suffolk) Nasher 78
4th Ray Edwards (Chumleigh, Devon) Flax 72
5th Andy Jackman (Dorking, Surrey) Holly 68
6th Rob Moore (Ditchling, Sussex) Cumhachdach Donk  61

Novice
1st Ian Wheeler (IOW) Bob 58
2nd Nikki Wilden ( Bramford, Suffolk, ) Glen 51
3rd Ian Wheeler (IOW) Don 48
4th Bob Wilden  (Bramford, Suffolk) Fred 44

Novice handler awarded to Nikki Wilden

Sunday, 7 January 2018

Romney Marsh & District SDS Cradle, Nursery & Novice Trial held at Whitehall, Lynsted 7/1/18

The first South & South East England trial of 2018 was held at Dave Thompson and Lynda Watts' Whitehall Farm. Thanks to them for the sheep and field, to Jill Bastable for Judging and the three good folks who let out.

Cradle Class

  1 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Oz - 68
  2 Nick Onslow (Stelling Minnis, Kent) with Clèit Tank - 43

Nursery Class

  1 Paul Griffiths (Glynde, Sussex) with Roy - 86
  2 Anita Tackley (Henley, Oxon) with Moss - 62
  3 Mark Banham (Chipstead, Surrey) with Taff - 59
  4 Steve Burton (Sussex) with Fun - 58

Novice Class

  1 David Thompson (High Halden, Kent) with Jimmy - 57

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