Ford & Etal Estates was the venue for the 81st English Springer Spaniel Championship, by kind permission of Mr Wilson Young and Eskdale Shooting Services. Steward of the Beat, Bob Clark Headkeeper Les Hanwell & his team have prepared the ground cover and game supply. 54 dogs & their handlers competed for the top honours in the Spaniel world under judges Peter Jones, Victor McDevitt, Dave Anderson and John Dickson.
Winner: FTCh Flaxdale Hallie. Breeder: Mr S Polley. Owner: Mr A Jones. Handler: Mr R Young.
2nd: FTCh Morfudd Mungo. Breeder: Mr P Barker. Owner/Hander: Mr G Meehan.
3rd: FTCh Clangregor Albammach of Biteabout. Breeder: Mr G Ford. Owner/Handler: Mr J M Taylor.
4th: FTCh Buccleuch Dawn by Freecrow. Breeder: The Duke of Buccleuch. Owner/Handler: Mr A Patterson
Running time 218 mins.
Filmed and produced by Paul French Video with commentary by Maurice Stanbury.