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COUNTRY SPORTS IRELAND 32nd ALL IRELAND RACING AND SHOW CHAMPIONSHIPS for TERRIERS, LURCHERS & WHIPPETS sponsored by FEEDWELL & other sponsors.

 

Overall Director: Kieran Young

COUNTRY SPORTS IRELAND ALL IRELAND Lurcher, Whippet & Terrier Racing Championships sponsored by FEEDWELL Saturday 31st July 2021.

Director: Michael Mc Grath

Entries taken from 10.00 Racing starts 11.30 AM Sharp

  1. Lurcher Pups
  2. Elite Lurchers Under 23"
  3. Elite Lurchers Over 23" Elite

CLASSES 3 and 4 are qualifiers for the MASTER MCGRATH Final. Dogs that qualified and actually ran in the 2019 Master McGrath are also qualified for this year's race.

  1. Traditional Lurchers (Hairy Dog/Collie Type)

This acts as a qualifier for the MICK The Miller Final. Dogs that qualified and actually ran in the 2019 Master McGrath are also qualified for this year's race.

OTHER ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

  1. NEW UNDER 22" CHAMPIONSHIP £50 to winner sponsored by Danielle Stewart SM K9 Fertility
  2. Traditional Lurchers Over 23"
  3. Traditional Lurchers Under 23"
  4. Under 21" Lurchers
  5. MASTER MCGRATH FINAL : Sponsored by RED MILLS Winner £200 Runner Up £50 & MICK THE MILLER FINAL: Sponsored by MTM Window Doctor Winner & FEEDWELL £200 Runner Up £50
  6. Whippet Race (Peds & Non Peds)
  7. Bull Cross Lurcher Heavy
  8. Bull Cross Lurcher Light
  9. Retired Greyhounds
  10. Terrier Racing
  11. Non Winner race - Dogs that have never won a race.

All Champion Winners receive Rosettes, Engraved Hip Flasks and a Bag of Feedwell

MEASURING WILL BE IN PLACE - JUDGES DECISIONS ARE FINAL.

COUNTRYSPORTS IRELAND Shanes Castle Dog Show Schedule - Sunday 1st August 2021
Sponsored by FEEDWELL.

Director: Kieran Young

The Show starts at 12.00 noon sharp - with Handling Classes in each ring

Fee: All Show Classes £3.00 or €4.00 (with exception of Kids Class which is Free)

Terriers - Judge: Pauric McKenna (Monaghan)

Gentlemen's Handling Class - 12 Noon

  1. Dog & Bitch Pup 4 - 6 months
  2. Dog & Bitch Pup 6 - 12 months
    Best Pup to overall Pup Final
  3. Russell Dog or Bitch
  4. Patterdale Dog or Bitch
  5. Lakeland type Dog or Bitch
  6. Crossbred Dog or Bitch
  7. AV Terrier not separately classified Dog or Bitch
    ( if there are 4 or more Border Terriers a separate class will be put on).?
  8. Working Class Dog or Bitch
  9. Veteran Dog or Bitch (over 7)
  10. Terrier Couple

Winners from Classes 3 to 8 to compete for overall Champion

Champion and Res Ch qualify for Five Nations

5 Nations Judge - Sam McCullough (Belfast)

Whippets- Judge: John Ryan (Dublin)

Kids Handling Class - 12.00 Noon - Free to enter

  1. Dog & Bitch Pup 4 - 6 months
  2. Dog & Bitch Pup 6 - 12 months
    Best Pup to overall Pup Final
  3. Open Dog
  4. Open Bitch
  5. Racing Dog or Bitch
  6. Working Dog or Bitch
  7. Veteran Dog or Bitch (over 7)
  8. Breeder Stakes (any Dog or Bitch from same Breeder together)

Winners from Classes 3 to 7 to compete for overall Champion

Champion and Res Ch qualify for Five Nations.

5 Nations Judge - Lisa Dumigan

Lurchers - Judge: Patsy Mc Kenna (Monaghan)

Ladies Handling Class - 12 Noon

  1. Dog & Bitch Pup 4 - 6 months
  2. Dog & Bitch Pup 6 - 12 months
    Best Pup to overall Pup Final
  3. Smooth Dog under 23"
  4. Smooth Bitch under 23"
  5. Rough Dog under 23"
  6. Rough Bitch under 23"
  7. Smooth Dog over 23"
  8. Smooth Bitch over 23"
  9. Rough Dog over 23"
  10. Rough Bitch over 23"
  11. Bull cross Dog or Bitch
  12. Collie cross Dog or Bitch
  13. Coursing Dog or Bitch
  14. Lamping Dog or Bitch
  15. Veteran Dog or Bitch (over 7)

Winners of Classes 3 to 15 to compete for overall Champion

Champion and Res Ch qualify for Five Nations

5 Nations Judge - Jim Dalton

5 Nations Championships will start in the main area following completion of the days showing events

Show Prize Structure :

Class winners Engraved Hip Flask plus bag of Feedwell. Rosettes to 3rd.

Children's class winner a Lurcher book by Penny Taylor

Champion in each breed - Champion Coat & Trophy & Bag of Feedwell

Overall Champion - Trophy, Rosette & £50

Puppy Champion - Rosette & £25

Champion & Reserve Champion qualify for Five Nations plus the Virtual Game Fair Champions & Reserve Champions; plus all champion & reserve champions from any show staged after the 2019 Game Fair PLUS the 2019 Game Fair Champion and Reserve Champion.

Prizes: Champion & Reserve Champion Coats- Champions £200 Reserve Champion £50

PLEASE NOTE: The Game Fairs are intended to be a showcase for working dogs and it is expected that all people attending the show will display the best of sportsmanship and accept judges and line judges decisions without dissent. The organisers reserve the right to ask people disputing decisions to leave the ground without refund.

THERE WILL BE NO CAMPING ON SITE as the organisers do not have insurance for camping or caravanning. AND THERE ARE NO DOGS TO BE SOLD ON SITE.

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