14 Jan
Field Trial Dukeries (Notts) Gundog Club - 14 Dog All Aged All Variety - Third and Gun's Choice

Gun's Choice comes with the very handsome Inkersall Trophy

12 Dec
Show Coventry and District Gundog Society - Premier Open
Special Working and Field Trial Class - Very Highly Commended

In a class full of show bred dogs the 'workers' managed to make their mark!

18/19 Nov
Field Trial Coventry and District Gundog Society - 2 Day Open Retriever
- Third
4/5 Sep
Working Test Chatsworth Country Fair Inter-Team Gundog
Coventry & District Gundog Society - First

From left to right: Kate Smith (team captain) with Ardenbrook Constance; Stuart North with Northglen Charlie; Claire Organ with Grangemead Lane; Joan Hayes, event organiser.

The culmination of the working test season, and only the second time that Coventry have competed in this prestigious event. We led from start to finish with a very solid team performance over the two days.

4 Apr
Working Test Coventry and District Gundog Society - Open All Variety Retriever
Fourth (Chatsworth Qualification)

Only Connie's second working test, against very stiff competition, what a star!

31 Mar
Show The Yellow Labrador Club - Single Breed Open Show - Southam
Field Trial Dog or Bitch - Reserve - Best Opposite Sex

Our little show dog!

6 Mar
Working Test United Retriever Club (Midland Area) Open Cold Game - Certificate of Merit

14 Dec
Field Trial The Lancashire & Merseyside Field Trial Society Novice - Gun's Choice
28 Nov
Field Trial The Clwyd Retriever Club Novice - Second

Connie's first field trial

27/28 Oct
Field Trial The East Anglian Labrador Retriever Club Two Day Open - Certificate of Merit
5 Oct
Working Test The Sporting Irish Water Spaniel Club Novice - Certificate of Merit

Connie's first award

Phebe Working Tests The 2003 Working Test Season Trophy Haul
28 Jun
Working Test The Game Conservancy Trust (Northants) Open Gundog - First

Qualifying for finals at The Midland Game Fair - Weston Park

21 Jun
Working Test Save The Children Heat - Fourth

Qualifying for finals at Chatsworth

7/8 Jun
Working Test Labrador Retriever Club Celebration 2003 Team Event
Yellow Labrador Club - Merit
25 May
Working Test Chiltern Gundog Society Open Working Test - First
12 Apr
Working Test Inter Club Match between the URC (Midland Area), the East Midland Gundog Club and the Flatcoat Retriever Society
Winners, Phebe - 2nd placed Open dog
8 Mar
Working Test United Retriever Club (Midland Area) Open - First

Cold game, walked up on field trial lines


4 Nov
Field Trial Coventry and District Gundog Society 12 Dog Open Stake
The Speycast Cup - Winner
The Plumpton Cup - Best Labrador in the awards
Engraved Glass to keep - Gun's choice

6 Jan
Field Trial Utility Gundog Society All Aged Stake
The Liphook Game Farm Trophy - First
5 Oct
Field Trial Midland Gundog Society One Day Open AV Retriever Stake
Gun's choice

3 Jan
Field Trial Yellow Labrador Club Novice 12 Dog Stake - First

Second time out for Kate and Phebe, and to Kate's astonishment they came home with this magnificent collection of trophies. They are: The Zelstone Cup, presented by the late Mrs AM Radcliffe to the winner; The Knaith Cup, presented by the late Mrs Wormald to best junior in the awards; The Hawkesbury Joy Cup, for the best looking dog or bitch in the awards; The Edward Bird Trophy, for the best dog or bitch bred, trained and handled by the owner.

19 Dec
Field Trial United Retriever Club Novice - Third

Phebe's first time out on a novice field trial at 20 months

1 Oct
Working Test East Midland Gundog Club Novice - Second

Kate was awarded the Jack Bacon Trophy for the quietest handler

6 Aug
Working Test East Midland Gundog Club Puppy - Second

Phebe won the Wudstreme Trophy


4 Oct
Working Test Irish Water Spaniel Association Puppy - Second