On Saturday 14th April, UK Breed Specialist Gail Saffer (Ragemma), judged pugs at Portadown Championship Show, which was held in The National Show Centre in Cloughran, Swords.
Moira Grant-Cook and Ronnie Kilpatrick’s Kerronmor Team had a great day, with Kerronmor Mr T picking up Green Star dog, and Reserve Best of Breed, and CH Kerronmor Diamond in the Sky, CJW17, Jun Ch winning Green Star Bitch & Best of Breed. Kerronmor Wings of an Angel also picked up Reserve Green Star Bitch. Reserve Green Dog went to Gillian Stewart’s Felice Benjamin Britten at Glenalua (Bred by Liz Ward, UK).
The following Day, Sunday 15th April, The West Pennine Pug Dog Club held their Championship Show at Nantwich Civic Hall in Cheshire. The Judge on the day was Leonie Macrae (Birsay Pugs, Australia), who judged both dogs and Bitches.
The Dog CC, and Best in Show went to Kath Storey’s homebred CH Rhodenash Kotten Clyde JW, and his brother Rhodenash Kotten Kane at Empugrium JW, owned by Drew McFarlane, won the Reserve Dog CC, and Reserve Best in Show. Best Puppy Dog went to Sally Mackenzie’s Popinjay Philarmonic at Supersound (Bred by Cilla & Ernie Johnston).
The Bitch CC and Best Oppostie Sex went to Michelle Simpson’s homebred Bitch Todharlan Bluebell Polka. The RCC was picked up by Gemma Hume, Stephen Pikes & Gail Saffer’s Ragemma Dream on Evisah. Best Puppy Bitch, and Best Puppy in Show went to Sophie Farnworth’s Briddish Massachusetts (Bred by Rob Fisher & Sharon Briddon).
Last, but by no means least, Best Black in Show went to Povalls Witherford Twice as Nice, and Best Veteran in Show was won by CH/INT CH Marbelton What a Guy at Zobear, owned by Julia Ashton.
Congratulations to all the winners!