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Dec.'11 We are delighted to announce the 2011 Championship results:
  Held 5th, 6th 7th December 2011 at Nevill Holt Estate, Leicestershire by kind invitation of Mr.D.Ross.
 

Champion:
Kaliture Black Spruce
Owner/Handler Mr K Broomfield

2nd:
F.T.Ch Cherwood Ace of Spades
Owner Mrs C Finlan. Handler Mr J W Halsted

3rd:
Fernshot Optimist of Driftway
Owner/Handler Mrs S Rowe

4th:
F.T.Ch. Braidenvale Spinnaker
Owner/Handler Mrs L Partridge

Diploma of Merits:

F.T.Ch Emmanygan Rocket of Chatsworth
Owner Lady Celina Carter. Handler Mr J W Halsted

F.T.Ch. Whitesmiths Widgeon
Owner/Handler Mr J M Bettinson

F.T.Ch. Jagdens Gander
Owner/Handler Mrs T Lawrence

Tweedshot Thistle of Levenghyl
Owner/Handler Mrs P Williams

F.T.Ch. Adoraden Izzy of Greenbriar
Owner/Handler Mrs C Clarke

   
Jan.'11 Change in qualification from the 2012 championship (select here to read details)
   
Dec.'10 We are delighted to announce the 2010 Championship results:
  2010 Retriever Championship held at Sandringham on the 7th, 8th and 9th December 2010 by gracious permission of Her Majesty The Queen.
 
2010 IGL Champion - Dave Latham and Ftch Delfleet Neon of Fendawood. Photograph copywright Paul Qualiana.
 

Champion:
F.T.CH. DELFLEET NEON OF FENDAWOOD AJO3153801
Lab. D. b.02.06.08.
By F.T.Ch. Mediterian Blue ex Delfleet Dawn Flush.
Breeder: Mr S Crisp . Owner/Handler Mr D Latham.
Qualified by winning the Scottish Gundog Association 2 Day Open Stake.

2nd:
HIGHROOST BROOKE 3418CT Lab. B. b.05.03.06.
By F.T.Ch. Hamford Zealot of Highseas ex Gillygaben Chloe of Highroost. Breeder/Owner/Handler: Mr R Ketley.
Qualified by winning the Essex Field Trial Society 2 day Open Stake.

3rd:
F.T.CH. LEVENGHYL SILVERCLOUD of DRAKESHEAD 3562CS
Lab. B. b.23.07.06.
By F.T.Ch. Pocklea Adder ex F.T.Ch. Glenpatrick Eve.
Breeder: Mr P N Bates . Owner/Handler: Mrs S Halstead.
Qualified by winning the International Gundog League Retriever Society and the South West Scotland Gundog Association 2 Day Open Stakes.

4th:
F.T.CH. CHERWOOD ACE of SPADES 3818CS Lab. D b.25.08.05.
By F.T.Ch. Scolopax Joe of Tagabea ex Cherwood Bracken.
Breeder/Owner Mrs C Finlan . Handler: Mr J W Halsted.
Qualified by winning the Yorkshire Gundog Club 2 day Open Stake.

Diplomas of Merit:

EMMANYGAN ROCKET of CHATSWORTH 3565CU Lab. D. b.02.04.08.By F.T.Ch. Tasco Monk of Mansengreen ex Emmanygan Gypsy.
Breeder: Mr W Skett . Owner: Lady Celina Carter.
Handler: Mr J W Halsted.
Qualified by winning the Yellow Labrador Club 2 Day Open Stake.

ADORADEN QUINN 3919CU Lab. D. b.01.03.08.
By F.T.Ch. Eastdale Guss ex Greenbriar Arrieta.
Breeder: Mrs D Stuart . Owner/Handler: Mr J T Swindlehurst.
Qualified by winning the Clwyd Retriever Club 2 Day Open Stake.

EASTDALE HARRY 3763CT Lab. D. b.09.03.07.
By F.T.Ch. Greenbriar Viper of Drakeshead ex Daughting Dulcie of Eastdale. Breeders/Owners: Mr & Mrs A B Schofield . Handler: Mr A B Schofield. Qualified by winning 3 B qualifications: the Yorkshire Golden Retriever Club and Lancashire & Merseyside Field Trial Society 1 Day Open Stakes and second in the West of England Labrador Retriever Club and the Three Ridings Labrador Club 2 Day Open Stakes.

F.T.CH. BRAIDENVALE SPINNAKER 3076CS Lab. D. b.10.03.05.
By F.T.Ch. Endacott Stoer of Quabrook ex F.T.Ch. Barweston Ebb of Braidenvale.
Breeder/Owner/Handler: Mrs L Partridge.
Qualified by winning Suffolk Gundog Club 2 Day Open Stake.

GORTONS RED RUBY RASCAL 4657CU Gold Ret. B. b.09.01.07.
By Brightfoot Kit ex Gortons Maid the Mist.
Breeders: Mr T & Miss K Cousins . Owner/Handler: Miss K Cousins.
Qualified by winning the Northern Golden Retriever Association 2 day Open Stake.

   
Dec.'10 Competitors and qualification details - 2010 Retriever Championships (select here).
   
Dec.'09 We are delighted to announce the 2009 Championship results:
 
2009 IGL Retriever Championship winner - F.T.CH. Roberto Rannaldini of Bolton Abbey with his owner The Duchess of Devonshire DL and handler Mr.J.W.Halstead
 

Champion:
24) F.T.CH. ROBERTO RANNALDINI of BOLTON ABBEY
4463CP Lab. D. b.12.05.03 by F.T.Ch. Pocklea Adder ex Emerald Castafiore. Breeder : Mr A.C. Stewart . Handler : Mr. J.W. Halsted .
Owner : The Duchess of Devonshire DL

2 nd:
4) F.T.CH. CHERWOOD ACE of SPADES
3818CS Lab. D. b. 25.08.05 by F.T.Ch. Scolopax Joe of Tagabea ex Cherwood Bracken.
Breeder: Ms C.D. Finlan. Handler: Mr J W Halsted.
Owner:
Ms C.D. Finlan

3 rd:
5) F.T.CH. LEVENGHYL PEACOCK
3578CP Lab. D. b. 24.06.02 by F.T.Ch. Strad Benis ex F.T.Ch. Glenpatrick Eve.
Breeder: Mr P.N. Bates. Handler/Owner: Mr J. Bettinson.

4 th:
14) F.T.CH. LEVENGHYL SILVERCLOUD of DRAKESHEAD
3562CS Lab. B. b. 23.07.06 by F.T.Ch. Pocklea Adder ex F.T.Ch. Glenpatrick Eve.
Breeder : Mr P.N. Bates . Handler/Owner : Mrs S. Halstead.

Diploma's of Merit numbers 32 & 34:
32) MARRANSCAR BLACK CAP
4810CP Lab. D. b. 25.11.03 by F.T.Ch. Rod Wallace of Leadburn ex Weathers Ivy of Marranscar.
Breeder: Mr N. Hardy. Handler/Owner: Mr N. Carville.

34) F.T.CH. LEVENGHYL SUN DANCER
4651CS Lab. D. b. 23.07.06 by F.T.Ch. Pocklea Adder ex F.T.Ch. Glenpatrick Eve.
Breeder: Mr P.N. Bates . Handler/Owner: Mr S. Richardson .

   
Nov.'09 Schedule, Competitors & Location Map for 2009 Championship
   
Jan.'09 2009 IGL Championship date & location
  The 2009 Retriever Championship will be held on:
3oth November, 1st and 2nd December 2009
  at the Blankney Estates, Lincolnshire by kind invitation of the Parker family.
   
Dec.'08 2008 IGL Championship results
   
  Following a very successful but chilly 2008 IGL Championship we are delighted to announce the results.
The Championship was held on 1st, 2nd & 3rd December 2008 at the Burncastle Estate, Tollishill Estate and Eskdale Shooting Services, Nr Lauder, Scotland.
   
 
    Handler Owner
1st F.T.CH. Craighorn Abby Mr.N.Bayley Mr.N.Bayley
2nd F.T.CH. Leadburn Viceroy Mr.W.L.Steel Mr.W.L.Steel
3rd F.T.CH. Levenghyl Silvercloud of Drakeshead Mrs.S.Halstead Mrs.S.Halstead
4th F.T.CH. Hillus Clyde Mr.W.G.Steel Mrs.A.Reid
   
 

The International Gundog League - Retriever Society and it's Committee are extraordinarily grateful to the Hosts and their Guns for their hospitality.

With appreciation also to Nick Ridley for his wonderful photographs - please visit the gallery for more images of the 2008 and previous IGL Retriever Championships.

General shot of two black Labradors at the 2008 IGL Retriever Championships - copyright Nick Ridley Photography
   
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