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Founded 1946

24 Dog Open Stake for Golden Retrievers

 10th & 11th October 2022 Held at  Preesall, Lancashire.

By kind invitation of Mr G Holden and the NGRA Guns.



 Mr Jim Gale (A44, Mrs Glynis Hiller (A2280), Mrs Karen McCarthy (B3201).

Chief Steward: Steve Crookes

Guns: Tim Broad, Denis McDonnell,Steve Burns, Wayne Barber,

Keith Broomfield,Tom Bennellick, Michael Hanman & Steve Crookes


1st  Mr Nathan Laffy with Think Twice Zero to Hero   

(Westhyde Challenge Bowl To the Winner)

2nd   Mr Pieter Vivijs with Think Twice One Man Show

 (Culzean Cup To the Runner Up )


Mrs Kelly Rodgers-Davison with Loveloch Valentino

Mrs Lesley Crompton with Catcombe Cygnet

Other Trophies

Best Marking Dog. The FT.Ch Tillwood Theseus Of Holywear Memorial Trophy:-

Mr Nathan Laffy with FT.Ch. Think Twice Zero To Hero

 Best On a Runner .The Parry Tankard:-

Mr Pieter Vivijs’ GR.B. Twice Think Uh La La

Westhyde Merrymaker Trophy to the breeder of the winning dog:-

Ms Laura Lazzeretto.             

Guns Choice. The Castleshaw Trophy:-

Mr Pieter Vivijs’ with Think Twice One Man Show

Best Looking Dog or Bitch The Tim Broad Trophy:-

Ms Judith Evans with Askill Loganberry

 Best Looking Opposite Sex                                              Rosettes and Dog food kindly donated by Skinners.

Mrs Gill Gardner with Pollihale Hot Tikka Of Foxcote

A 14 dog All-aged Stake for AV Retriever was held on Tuesday 1st November 2022.

at  Preesall, Lancashire.

By kind invitation of Mr G Holden and Trefor Richard’s NGRA team of guns.

 Judges. Mr. J. Castle (A1845), Mrs. J. Hay (B1871), Mr. G. Hay (B) and Mr. P. Thompson (NP).

Steward Of The Beat Tom Lawrenson

Chief Steward Steve Crookes


1st Simon Capstick with Lab.D FT.Ch Gunnerspegg Apollo

Wrays Cup, (Winner) Thomas Croft Trophy,(Guns Choice) Bakestone Trophy, ( Best PTA member)

2nd Adrian Blackledge with Lab. B. Jaycote Firefly Of Turtonmoor

3rd Fay Drewry with GR.D. Think Twice One Shot

Pebbletoft Trophy ( for the best Golden Retriever in the awards)

Kindly sponsored by Skinners Dog Food

Field Trial Results 2022

A 14 Dog Novice Stake For Golden Retrievers was held at Preesall Lancashire

on the 25th November 2022

By kind invitation of Mr G Holden and the NGRA Guns.

Judges:- Mr David Field (A2257), Mr Neil Appleton (B3759),

Mr Simon Capstick ( NP3591 ) Mr Scott Marland (NP)

Chief Steward: Mr Philip Smithies

Steward Of The Beat: Mr Dylan Broo

The Judges made no Award


Castletown Challenge Cup to the Guns’ Choice

Anne Crookes with Moscargrange Copper

Kindly sponsored by Skinners Dog Food

A 14 Dog Novice Stake For A/V Retrievers was held at Wentworth Woodhouse, South Yorkshire.

on the Tuesday 13th December  2022

By kind invitation of The Wentworth Park Shoot and the NGRA Guns.

Judges:- Mr Steven Crookes(A1853), Mrs Sue Hales-Lowe (B3137)

Mr Phil Robinson ( NP) Mr Charles Albone (NP)

Chief Steward:

Steward Of The Beat: Chris Fintoft

1st Simon Capstick with Labrador Dog Gunnerspeg Drummer

winning the Peredina cup & the Terranova trophy for the highest placed Pennine training Area member

2nd Russell Pettet with Labrador bitch, Garrenwell Bridget

3rd Scott Marland with Labrador bitch Jaycote Game Brooke

The Leagram Trophy for guns choice went to Bill Emms with Labrador dog Lonicerium Mace

Kindly sponsored by Skinners Dog Food