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Wednesday, 20 February 2013 15:58

Hungarian Show of Champions

From the 14th to the 17th of February, Hungary held 5 dog shows in 4 days. The most important was the Hungarian Show of Champions, where the BIS was the OES, Bottom Shaker So Easy To Love ‘Gina’, bred by Dr István Szetmár and owned by József Koroknai from Hungary and handled by Zsolt Hanó. Res BIS was the Miniature Black Schnauzer, Tajinastes Perla Negra, bred by Martin Del Rio Alvarez Pedro Luis and owned by Osvaldo Piuzzi from Italy and Third was the Papillon, Queen Bless JP Principal Sun, bred by Ejima Chie, owned by Balázs Német from Hungary. Also pictured are Judges Marija Kavcic (Slo); Zsolt Csaa Lokodi (Ro); Manuel Loureiro Borges (P); Dr Tamas Jakkel; Andras Korozs, President of the Hungarian KC; Jo Schepers (NL) and Anatolij Zhuk (Rus).

The weekend of the 12-13 January saw more evidence of the growing numbers and success of British exhibitors abroad, when a small group of British exhibitors travelled to Slovenia to take part in three FCI championship shows including the two CACIB international shows in Ljubljana. As featured in the Our Dogs Annual 2013 (p.309).

British exhibitors have come to relish the different challenges and fun accompanying showing in Europe, and that weekend saw a whole lot of fresh challenges as they braved the winter snowy weather across Europe! 

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 15:34

Mouscron celebrates its 40th show

It is interesting to find out what makes a success of something and what doesn’t. Belgium has several shows, most of them in Flanders. Kortrijk is probably the most famous, and Brussels is its biggest challenger. Shows in Wallonia have struggled and some disappeared, such as La Louvière and Namur. Charleroi is back but still recovering. The two remaining shows, however, are doing very well, Liège on one side, and Mouscron on the other side of the linguistic border that divides Belgium. The success of Mouscron has lasted now for 40 years, so it’s time to celebrate!

Thursday, 14 February 2013 11:28

Ambiorix Trophy maintains entry numbers

The first show of the year in Belgium was almost a nightmare for the committee. Two weeks before the show was due to take place, only a little more than 600 entries were registered. That would mean a big financial fiasco for the club, but fortunately the weekend of the closing date ended in euphoria with 1,369, two entries more than last year’s show. 

Thursday, 14 February 2013 11:16

Trencin CACIB Show

THE first International Show of 2013 in Slovakia was held on the 26th & 27th January in the small city of Trencin, which is 130 kilometres to the north of Bratislava in the Valley of the Vag River. Trencin has a small exhibition centre with 4 or 5 small halls.

Entry numbers were good with nearly 2,000 dogs. Groups 1, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 were judged on Saturday; and Groups 2, 3, 4 and 10 on Sunday.

Thursday, 14 February 2013 10:00

The Extremes: Moscow to Hong Kong in a week!

Having had to decline previous invitations to judge in Russia we were pleased that on this occasion we were able to accept. Little did we realise that within a matter of days we would receive a call from Hong Kong inviting us to judge for them a week later.

As I waited to check in at Manchester Airport I noticed a chap with a heavy case, a couple of check in desks further down. He was struggling to put the luggage on the belt, and then withdrew his wallet. Ah, he is going to bribe the girl on the desk, I thought. Looking closer I realised it was none other than Vince Hogan, with a suitcase full of annuals, for Moscow! Not one to miss a chance, as we exchanged pleasantries and parted, he threw the line ‘Patsy, do me a bit on Porto, would love to be there but can’t be in two places at once’!

Thursday, 31 January 2013 10:35

Sabaneev Memorial Dog Show - Jan 26th Moscow

Having just attended Manchester Show in snow and ice the weekend before, I think I was reasonably prepared for a trip to Moscow and temperatures of minus 15 degrees, possibly the coldest place I have been for a dog show anywhere!

A great panel of top international judges had been gathered by the organisers, headed up by Andrey Klishas (President of the Russian Hunting Federation) together with the support of Nicolas Pineiro, Katya and the hard working team.

‘ROLY’ IS THE FESTIVE SAINT
 

It was back to the show ring for many after the Christmas festivities at the National Show Centre in Dublin on December 27th where there was an entry of 1,238 in competition classes for the panel of Irish judges to choose from. 

Friday, 18 January 2013 11:17

Boxer Boys Top Champions Event

The Green Isle Hotel in Clondalkin on the west outskirts of Dublin once again played host to the Dublin Dog Show Society promotion Champion of Champions final on Saturday January 5th which saw the Champion Stakes class winners from 2012 come together to challenge for the overall title and to find an overall winner 

The inimitable Hans Van Ben Berg was invited to travel from the Netherlands to judge the event and as always his quirky approach to his job was very entertaining as are his stories of previous appointments.

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