John Atkinson and Whiterose Queen were the victors of the Harden Moss double gather championship, the conclusion to three days of trialling.
England: Elaine Hill
KEVIN Evans took both first and second placings in the testing Freebirch double gather championship last Sunday (June 18) in unusually hot weather. Flat to start, the course rose to the lift and was set over a 13-hectare (32-acre) undulating pasture.
Just after the fetch obstacle, sheep briefly disappeared into a hollow and the same occurred over the driving. Running was on strong, fit Mule shearlings which would test a dog, but ran consistently well if ...
After being runners-up in 2016, Shirley Cropper and Beechwood Ben won the prestigious Deerplay Hill double gather championship this year.
Rachel Scrimgeour collected four trophies last Saturday at the annual Penton open trial.
Two open trials were held last Saturday (May 20) on the Stokesley Showground and both were won by John Atkinson with Whiterose Queen.
After winning the Yorkshire Open trial on Saturday (May 13), Ross Watson and Ricky went on to take the championship title.
Angie Blackmore had a good start to the month, winning the Cropredy open with Jill on May Day.
Richard Hutchinson and Jock won both days at last weekend’s East Anglian open trials at Castle Rising, Norfolk, held by the kind permission of Lord Howard of Rising.