Judge: Mrs Patsy Hollings (Gunalt)
BEST of BREED & DOG CC: VILLASSA JACK BE QUICK
RDCC: CH ARDERRY PENNY ROYAL TO JAEVA
BCC: CH* WATERCROFT PICK OF THE POPS
RBCC: JAEVA KEEN AS MUSTARD
BP & PG1: WATERCROFT CALLING TIME
On Friday 15th September the Norfolk exhibitors travelled north to Yorkshire for Darlington Championship show at Ripon. Judging the breed was Mrs Patsy Hollings (Gunalt). She had an entry of 20, consisting of 13 dogs, minus one absent, and 16 bitches with 6 absentees.
Her choice for Best of Breed and Dog CC was Karen Hurrion’s VILLASSA JACK BE QUICK, his first ever high honour. At just over a year old he was sired by a dog Karen imported from Barbara Miller’s kennel in the USA, Am Ch Max-Well’s Union Jack at Villassa, who was the result of a mating between Am Ch Max-Well’s Cool Water and a bitch she bred, Am Ch Villassa Gold Star who was a daughter of Ch Valentines Cherry Crumble. His dam is Villassa Gold N’Delight, a daughter of Ch Belleville Seduction and Ch Villassa All Gold
The RCC went to Ch Arderry Penny Royal To Jaeva, owned by Mrs G Stuivenberg and Andrew Gullick who shows in him in ring. Bred by Debbie Mounfield, he is by Our Ruby Rascal to Jaeva out of Arderry Penny For Your Thoughts.
It was a very good day again for Ruth Gee, as her CH WATERCROFT PICK OF THE POPS gained her second CC following her success at Richmond last week, she now has 4 CCs. Her parents are Ch Blakens Pay Back and Ch Watercroft Top Of The Pops.
A nearly day though for Andrew Gullick as JAEVA KEEN AS MUSTARD won her first Bitch RCC; she is just out of Junior, and co-owned with Kate Tate, having been bred by Martin Phillips. She has an international pedigree as she is a daughter of the Swedish imported dog Ch Jiffy Golden Go to Jaeva (Ch/Int Ch Jaeva Made In Gold – Jiffy Make A Showin); her dam is Jaeva Rose, a daughter of Ger/Int Ch Marks Theodor (Ch Richell Fire Water out of Ger/Ned Ch Marks Clara, who has an American father.
But another of her puppies came up trumps when WATERCROFT CALLING TIME, who after winning Best Puppy went on to win the Puppy Group under Mr L A S Cox. He is from a litter of 5 by Ch Strathinver Sea The Stars out of Watercroft Top Tipple, a Ch Kinsridge Top Gun and Watercroft Hot Cake daughter. and he had to return on Sunday for the final.
Ruth’s puppies, have now won Puppy Group 1 here at Darlington and 2 Puppy Group 2 with WATERCROFT POP CORN at Border Union and WATERCROFT GOLD DUST last week at Richmond. Diane Jenkins has won Reserve Best Puppy in Show with KINSRIDGE WITTY BANTER at City of Birmingham, and another Puppy Group 1 in Wales and a Puppy Group 2 at East of England, so there will be hot competition between them in the months to come.