BANBRIDGE '15 BEST IN SHOW
Francesco Cochetti judged BIS and his choice for BIS fell to the Miniature Schnauzer, Cathy Neill, Sara Robertson and son Oliver’s Big Ben’s Number One with Soletrader. RBIS was John Weatherhead’s Kerry Blue Terrier Ch/GB Ch Hallsblu Fibber Magee.
BANBRIDGE '15 BEST IN SHOW
The Best in Show judge Francesco Cochetti chose Cathy Neill, Sara Robertson and son Oliver’s Kerry Miniature Schnauzer, Big Ben’s Number One with Soletrader for Best In Show.
BANBRIDGE '15 BEST BABY PUPPY IN SHOW
Francesco Cochetti also judged best Baby Puppy in Show, selecting as his winner Craig Bannon and Niamh Carroll’s five-month-old Akita Cannonbear Stings Like A Bee, with reserve to Jo Cairns, Steve Hare and Brenda Groves’ Boxer, In Top Form at Jimbren, ‘Bustle’ just four months old.
BANBRIDGE '15 CHAMPION STAKES
The stakes classes were judged by American Donna Francis, Donna’s champion stakes winner was Colette and Roger Perkins’ Pointer Sh Ch Kanix Fate of Brent. Second was Jimmy Duggan’s top winning Siberian Husky Ch/GB/Int Ch Bedarra Cold Paws Warm Heart for Leorient; ‘Flint’, handled as always by wife Anita.
BANBRIDGE '15 JUNIOR STAKES
Topping the junior stakes under Donna Francis was Sally and Sean Burns and Val and Mary Coghlan’s Standard Poodle, Dinastii The Libertine Afterglow, 13-month-old ‘Bert’. Second place went to Heather Turner’s 11-month-old Jack Russell Terrier, Ducklings JR Just Non Stop.
BANBRIDGE '15 PUPPY STAKES
Donna Francis judged the Puppy Stakes where her winner and qualifier for next year’s Pup of the Year final was Ann Ingram, Kay Ryan, Leanne Bryant and Lisa Nelson’s Toy Poodle, Nasileen Notorious at Tirkane, ten-month-old ‘Mick’. Runner-up was Conor Cahill and Mary Kilroy’s Akita, eight-month-old ‘Zero’, Roycon Raising Hell.
BANBRIDGE '15 VETERAN STAKES
Donna Francis’ veteran stakes winner was Pamela and Ryan Hunter’s eight year old Whippet Ch/GB/Int Ch Mossbawnhill It’s All About Me, with second place awarded to Stuart Pearson and Carole Dodds’ ten-year-old Dalmatian, Pollypeck Premier Passion.
BANBRIDGE '15 BRACE STAKES
>Heading the brace stakes under Donna Francis was Bronagh McQuillan’s Weimaraners, Greyspirit Olympic Hope For Ballygrooby and Sh Ch Cloudy Misty Over Ballygrooby, ‘Sky’ and ‘Hope’ handled to victory by Jo McLaine.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 1
Jean Lawless judged group 1, finding her winner in David McKenna’s Bouvier des Flandres, Ch Nikolaev Tytion at Davdeir. Second place went to the Australian Shepherd, seven-years-young ‘Prowler’ aka Ch/Am Gr Ch Bayshore Stonehaven Cat Burglar, owned by Neil Allan, Robert Harlow and Tracey Douglas who handles him and with whom he lives in Ireland.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 2
In charge of group 2 was Josey Foley and her choice was the eventual BIS-winning Miniature Schnauzer, Cathy Neill, Sara Robertson and son Oliver’s Big Ben’s Number One with Soletrader. Second was Willie and Mandy Dobbin’s Newfoundland, Dreamkeepers Brooklynbears Shania, handled by son William.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 3
Harry O’Donoghue judged group 3 and his winner was John Weatherhead’s Kerry Blue Terrier Ch/GB Ch Hallsblu Fibber Magee, ‘Denny’ en route to RBIS. Second place went to Roy and Marion Gregg’s Airedale Terrier, Ch/GB/Int Ch Bambusa Most Noble; ‘Isaac’ with six CCs was top male in the UK in 2014
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 4
Frank Kane judged Group 4 where his winner was Karen Weir’s imported Kaninchin Smooth Magik Rainbow Gloria. Second was Caroline Reynolds’ Miniature Smooth Ch Donnadoon Silver Dollar.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 5
Paul Lawless judged group 5 and his winner was Stephen Minogue’s recently crowned Pup of the Year Japanese Shiba Inu Jiltrain Jackpott, whose wins this year have taken ‘Jackson’ to the top of the Gain Pet Foods/ICP/Dog World Top Winners Leaderboard. Runner-up was Liz Wogan’s Keeshond, Ch/GB Ch Neradmik Uptown Girl Deminiac.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 6
Topping group 6 under judge Stephen Lloyd was Serena Parker and Graham Stevens’ Beagle, ‘Dizzy’; Serenaker Fashion. Barry O’Neill’s Basset Hound,‘Arthur’; Ch/GB/Int Ch Knockogue Arthurs Legacy took second place.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 7
Paul Lawless judged group 7 where he gave the winner’s rosette to Diane Stewart-Ritchie’s Irish Setter GB Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper; ‘Nilsson’ was top Irish Setter in the UK last year and number two gundog, with 13 CCs. Second was the Pointer, Colette and Roger Perkins’ Kanix Joker of Brent.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 8
Frank Kane judged group 8, the red rosette being awarded to Emma, Bette and Frank Archibald’s Golden Retriever Sh Ch Abinvale The Aviator. Second spot went to Penny Carpanini’s seven-year-old Labrador Retriever GB Sh Ch Carpenny Made A Million, handled by Anne Dempsey.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 9
It was ‘Beau’ the BIS3 winning Bichon Frisé Ch/GB Ch Ashmair Double Act, owned by Ashling Connolly, who took top spot under Judi Andrew-Tempest. In second spot was Sally Burns, Mary Coghlan and Lesley Howard’s Toy Poodle Ch Grayco Splash The Cash, ‘Geoffrey’ having gained his title at IKC Celtic Winners.
BANBRIDGE '15 GROUP 10
Gerry and Pauline Clarke’s Irish Wolfhound Lady Rose of Shantamon won group 10 under American judge Betty-Anne Stenmark, en route to BIS4, with Dee Langley and Linda Thomas’ 14-month-old Borzoi Otrada Amur Zlatoyar at Zoribo, ‘Sunny’ second.
BANBRIDGE '15 BEST JUNIOR HANDLER