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thanks very much for all the positive feed back its not down to us that its turning out to be a good show its down to ye people that come and enjoy it for what it is a should be a good day out to meet

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    • By appleblossom
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      ***HI HOO,HIGH HOO**
      ITS OFF WE GO TO THE 
      MAN – O – WAR  DOG SHOW AND RACE DAY THIS  SUNDAY 14th AUGUST 22 
      VENUE : (FIELD OPPOSITE CLAY LAKE ON THE KEADY / CASTLEBLANEY ROAD)
      FOR YOUR SAT NAVS:
      BT60 3QS
      RACING WILL BE BEFORE SHOWING
      GATE OPENS AT 9.30AM
      ***Racing entries will be taken from 10.00am, with first Race commencing at 11.30am. This is the Best Racing up hill course in the Country.
      Showing will start after the Racing is finished.
      ***RACING CLASSES*** 
      GREYHOUND
      WHIPPETS
      UNDER  21”
      UNER 22”
      ELITE UNDER 23 “ 
      LURCHER UNDER 23”
      UNDER 24”
      UNDER 24” HAIRY
      OVER 24” MASTER Mc GRATH QUALIFER
      HAIRY DOGS MICK THE MILLER QUALIFER
      HEAVY BULL X
      TERRIERS
      PUPPY ( IF ENOUGH INTEREST )
      SHOWING CLASSES
      Whippet Ring
      1)Whippet pup
      2)Whippet dog
      3)Whippet bitch
      4)Working whippet dog/bitch
      5)Racing whippet 
      6)Pairs 
      Lurcher Ring
      1)Lurcher pup
      2)smooth under 23”
      3)rough under 23”
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      6)lamping lurcher
      7)collie cross lurcher
      8)pairs 
      Bull x Ring
      1)bull x pup
      2)heavy bull x dog
      3)heavy bull x bitch
      4)working bull x dog/bitch
      5)light bull x bitch
      6)light bull x dog 
      Terrier Ring
      1)terrier pup
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      3)patterdale 
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      6)any crossbreed
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      8)pairs 
      Strong Dog Ring
      1)Strongdog pup
      2)staff
      3)wheaten
      4)large breed
      5)bull breed
      6) working
      7)English bull terrier 
      Bullies 
      1) pup
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      3)frenchies 
      4)standard bully 
      5)old English 
      6)xl bully 
      7) British bulldog 
      8)exotic micro bully 
      There will also be children, men and women handling classes..
      ***NOW DON’T YOU FORGET NOW, ALWAYS A TOP CLASS SHOW AND A GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT***
      Margaret Mc Stay 
    • By appleblossom
      Field of Dreams Schooling Track Maghera, Mid and East Antrim Dog  Show and Race Day  Sunday  7th August 22 
      The Field Of Dreams Schooling Track is an up to date, well designed, and well established family business, run and owned by the Hurley family. Set in the leafy, picturesque Maghera countryside, this Schooling Track has progressed from strength to strength over the past years. The Hurley family pride themselves on the health and wellbeing of all dogs right through to they hit the race track. The track has schooled and raced Classic Winners, Track Record Breakers, Derby Trial Stake Winners, Open Class Runners, and English Derby Runners. This was the venue for the Mid and East Antrim Charity dog show Sunday 7th August 22.  
      Sundays show was to be a very special day for the Hurley Family, but tinged with very much sadness as this show was in memory of the late Joseph Hurley a very dear son, father and brother and a very treasured member of the family. Josephs heart was in the Field of Dreams and along with his father Joe senior, made this schooling track the success it is today.    
      As this show was organised by Chontelle Mc Meekan and Mark Mc Callion, very special friends of the late Joseph, I am sure Joseph was looking down on them on the day and had an input and contributed to the success of the show.  
      From early morning, cars and trailers arrived from North and South of the border, with families and dogs in tow. There was a Burger Bar, a Country Sports Stand, and Barry Kelly of Drom Aluinn Kennells was there all day with his wonderful Dog Agility and Athletics training, and ran competitions all day along side the show.
      As the show progressed, so did the banter and the craic. It was nice to meet up with so many regular show goers, and all out to support the Hurley family on the day. And that they done with a giving heart. Morris Thomas Mc Dowell arrived as usual with his doggie Hotel on wheels. Well I had the pleasure of been given a tour inside this wagon on Sunday, and surely I was not disappointed. Not only is there every comfort including comfort lighting for the dogs, but also full living accommodation. I was so impressed by this set up, a credit to you Morris and thank you for the tour. No matter how many shows I have went to over the many years, and there have been many, I still meet and make new friends every day and all such lovely people. Canine people have hearts of gold. What a lovely job this is. 
      The weather was glorious with sunshine all day. The show started at approx 12.00 noon with racing first.
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       U21 elite 
      Patsy McCoy with Dallas
      Reserve Lynzi Gardiner Magill with Boris 
      U23 elite 
      Rose McCoy with Texas 
      Reserve Kirsty Harpur with Dash
      U24 elite 
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      Reserve Colin Tucker with Fletcher 
      O24 elite 
      Michael McGrath with Wexford 
      Reserve Cliona Owens with king
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      Keelan with Penny
      Reserve Darren with Trigger 
      O23 Lurcher
      Lee Brooks with Milo 
      Reserve Rose McCoy with Aria 
      Bullcross 
      Joyce Scott with Mable
      Conor with Shaq 
      Whippets 
      Sean Burke with Jack 
      Lisa Beggs with Prydz 
      Hairy 
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      Reserve Errol Gardiner with Chase 
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      Champion Lurcher
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      Champion Whippet
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      Suzanne Addis with Willow
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      Joe Hurley Memorial Puppy Shield
      Gareth Barnett with Hunter
      The Christopher Hurley Memorial Adult Shield
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      A Big Congratulations to all above winners.
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      To we meet again in happier times, God bless, and to the Hurley Family  may you find happiness and peace of mind on the road ahead.
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      Do not lengthen it now with untold grief
      Lift up your hearts my Canine friends
      God wanted me now, he set me free”
       
      Margaret Mc Stay
    • By appleblossom
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    • By appleblossom
      ***HI HOO,HIGH HOO**
      ITS OFF WE GO TO THE 
      MAN – O – WAR  DOG SHOW AND RACE DAY THIS  SUNDAY 14th AUGUST 22 
      VENUE : (FIELD OPPOSITE CLAY LAKE ON THE KEADY / CASTLEBLANEY ROAD)
      FOR YOUR SAT NAVS:
      BT60 3QS
      RACING WILL BE BEFORE SHOWING
      GATE OPENS AT 9.30AM
      ***Racing entries will be taken from 10.00am, With first Race commencing  at 11.30am. This is the Best Racing up hill course in the Country.
      Showing will start after the Racing is finished.
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      GREYHOUND
      WHIPPETS
      UNDER  21”
      UNER 22”
      ELITE UNDER 23 “ 
      LURCHER UNDER 23”
      UNDER 24”
      UNDER 24” HAIRY
      OVER 24” MASTER Mc GRATH QUALIFER
      HAIRY DOGS MICK THE MILLER QUALIFER
      HEAVY BULL X
      TERRIERS
      PUPPY ( IF ENOUGH INTEREST )
      ***NOW DON’T YOU FORGET NOW, ALWAYS A TOP CLASS SHOW AND A GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT***
      Margaret Mc Stay 
    • By appleblossom
      THE BURREN WORKING DOG SHOW AND RACEDAY
      SATURDAY  30TH JULY 22  ALL PROCEEDS GOING TO CHARITY.
      Despite the intermittent rain showers, a very enjoyable day was had by all on Saturday. There was a large crowd in attendance with all breeds of dogs, and all out to support this most worthy cause.
      HERE ARE THE SHOWING AND RACING RESULTS  FROM THE SHOW
      SHOWING
      ***OVERALL SHOW CHAMPION AND BEST IN SHOW**
      * CONOR QUINN WITH MEG AND HANDLED BY STEPHEN MC KEOWN*
      CONGRATULATIONS CONOR AND STEPHEN
      RACING  RESULTS
      Under 21s 
      1st... Kirsty Harpur with Rosie
      Under 22s
      1st... Kirsty Harpur with Dash
      Under 23s
      1st...Yapper Hayes with Jessie
      Under 23s Traditional Lurcher
      1st...Johnny Hunter with Jess
      Master McGrath 
      1st...Sheamus Hart with Moses
      Under 24 Hairy
      1st...Shane  Brett with Rose
      Hairy Mick the Miller 
      1st...Adam O Riordan with Joey
      Light Bull 
      1st...Joyce Scott with Mabel
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      1st...James  with Storm
      Whippets
      1st...Joyce Scott with Duncan
      Puppy race
      1st...Adele Morrissey with Fia
       
      Margaret Mc Stay

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