The Fourth Championship Field Trial for Hunt Point and Retrieve Breeds was held at Swinton Estate, Yorkshire by kind invitation of Lord Masham.
The Swinton Estate comprises approximately, 8,000 acres of in-hand grouse moor and 12,000 acres of low ground pheasant shoot. The spectacular terrain lends itself to a perfect venue for the H P R
21 dogs qualified, but 20 competed for the championship. The dogs and handlers were well tested over two days, with high winds and rain, under the watchful eyes of judges; Sheila Kuban and Phil Pearson.
Winner - Mrs L Hustler's FTCh Aytee Isadora (GSP)
2nd place - Dr J Hay's Monkey Business at Moorrunner (GWP)
Diploma of Merit: Mrs J Robertson's Greenwire Lenci (HV) & Mr A Blackledge's Ribble Amber (HWV)
Guns Choice: Mr D Elliot's Jhebron's Crachin (GSP)
Photographs by Andy Biggar
Running time: TBC mins
Filmed and produced by Paul French Video. Commentary by Rory Major.