Judge: Mr Bill Browne-Cole
DCC: ARDERRY PENNY RED TO JAEVA
RDCC: NORDALSET MADE TO BOOGIE
BCC: PERRISBLU PRICILLA
RBCC: BELLEVILLE COOL SUMMER
BP: KINSRIDGE CRACKSHOT
The terriers group Paignton is traditionally held on the first Saturday in August, this year on the 5th, not the easiest of days for those having to travel to the far west of England as it is the ‘changeover’ day for the many holiday makers flocking to the coast, so a lot of extra time and hassle on the very busy roads leading to the West Point Centre at Clyst, just outside Exeter. Weather was a mixture of sunshine and showers, but mercifully Norfolks were judged inside the echoing hangers. Mr Bill Browne-Cole was judging Norfolks and he drew a total entry on paper of 31, consisting of 10 dogs, five of them just in the puppy dog class, and just a singleton in each of the other classes. 21 bitches were entered, with 5 absentees, but much more evenly spread amongst the classes.
Best of Breed and winning his 5th CC was CH ARDERRY PENNY RED TO JAEVA, now in the joint ownership of Andrew Gullick and Mr A & Mrs G Stuinvenberg. Bred by Debbie Mounfield he is by Our Ruby Rascal to Jaeva out of Arderry Penny For Your Thoughts. Later in the afternoon he went on to be Group 4 under Mr D Shields.
All the other major winners were new names to high honours.
The RCC in Dogs went to Linda and Michael Philip’s NORDALSET MADE TO BOOGIE from Limit. A red dog, born in November 2015, he is by Ch Jaeva Made In Gold out of Nordalset Luv You Madly (Jaeva Gorden Bennet x Nordalset Tell Me U Luv Me at Jaeva).
Winning her first CC was Phil Davies & Lucy Dixon’s PERRISBLU PRICILLA. A red bitch, bred by Phil, she was born in September 2014, sired by Villassa Morrello - his parents are Wharfvalley Diamond Bright at Moortop and
Ch Valentines Cherry Crumble; her dam is Nordach Lets Dance, by Titbit Twix at Nordach, a Ch Jiffy The Sky’s the Limit dog, out of Nordach Step In Time. She won the RCC at Three Counties this year.
The RCC in bitches went to Cathy Thompson-Morgan’s BELLEVILLE COOL SUMMER, having left her recent champion at home. She is sired by Ch Blakens Pay Back (by Ch Kinsridge Cash Back) and her dam is Belleville Summer Crunch who won the BCC at Scotland last year – she was sired by Jacquidon Tough As A Nut, a Ch Kinsridge Top Gun son, out of Ch Belleville Honey Nut Crunch (by Ch Belleville Blacklace – Belleville Fruit ‘N Nut
At just six months old KINSRIDGE CRACKSHOT having won a strong Puppy Dog class was Best Puppy. Despite what it says on the website and catalogue he is still in the ownership of his breeder, Diane Jenkins. He is sired by her Ch Kinsridge Top Gun out of a Ch Kinsridge Cash Back daughter, Kinsridge Club Classic.
Then there was the even longer journey home for most competitors.