The Retriever Championship 2016 was held on The Ampton Shoot, Suffolk by kind permission of The Turner Family and invitation of Peter Rushbrook. 54 Handlers and their dogs competed for the Retriever Championship under judges; Phil Allen, Robert Atkinson, Kevin Doughty & Billy Steel. The Head Keeper and Steward of the Beat; Alan Hammond provided a variety of terrain to test the dogs - sugar beet, mustard, woodland, natural areas of white grasses and reeds. Finishing with a lake for the run off. The first day of the championship was particularly challenging for the dogs, due to freezing fog.
Held on Tuesday 6th November, Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th of December 2016.
Mr David Latham's FT Ch BEILEYS AGUZANNIS OF FENDAWOOD
Mr David Logan's DEVONVALE SHADOW
Lady Celina Carter's FT Ch ASTERIX AGUZANNIS OF CHATSWORTH - Handler: Mr John Halsted
Ms Victoria Stanley's FT Ch PATANAVAC BROUGH
Running time: 225 mins
Filmed and produced by Paul French Video commentary by Heather Bradley