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2018 CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS Of IRELAND – a charity event in aid of AUTISM INITIATIVES Northern Ireland organised by Micky Quinn

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– a charity event in aid of AUTISM Initiatives Northern Ireland organised by Micky Quinn



If your dog has been Champion or Res Champion at ANY show in Ireland during 2018 you qualify for a chance to win the 2018 Champion of Champions Of Ireland Terrier, Lurcher or Whippet titles. And if your dog hasn’t yet qualified you have still a chance to qualify for the grand championship final at the show which will take place before the finals.


  1. Terrier Pups

  2. Russell Dog or Bitch

  3. Patterdale Dog or Bitch

  4. Lakeland Dog or Bitch

  5. Working Class

  6. Crossbreed

  7. Terrier Pairs

Champion Terrier


  1. Lurcher Pups

  2. Smooth under 23

  3. Smooth over 23

  4. Rough under 23

  5. Rough over 23

  6. Bull Cross

  7. Fox Class

  8. Collie Class

  9. Lamping Class

  10. Pairs

Champion Lurcher


1. Whippet Pups
2. Whippet Dog
3. Whippet Bitch
4. Working Whippet 5. Whippet Pairs 
Champion Whippet


1. Strong Dog Pups 2. Staff Dog
3. Staff Bitch
4. English Bull

5. Wheatens
6. Any Other Variety. 
Champion Strong Dog


1. 2018 Champion of Champions Terrier – Ch and Res Ch from of the terrier classes above AND Champions & Res Champions from any show during 2018.

2. 2018 Champion of Champions Lurcher – Ch and Res Ch from the Lurcher classes above AND Champions & Res Champions from any show during 2018.

3. 2018 Champion of Champions Whippet – Ch and Res Ch from the whippet classes above AND Champions & Res Champions from any show during 2018

Champion & Reserve Champions in each breed to qualify for the 2019 Game Fair Five Nations championships. Vintage trophies sponsored by the GREAT GAME FAIRS of IRELAND.

4. 2018 Champion of Champion Puppy Championships


1. 2018 Elite over 23” Champion of Champions Lurcher also Master McGrath qualifier two to qualify.

2. 2018 Elite Under 23” Champion of Champions Lurcher also Master McGrath qualifier two to qualify.

3. 2018 Rough Coated Dog Champion of Champions Lurcher plus Mick the Miller qualifier- two ‘Hairy’ dogs to qualify.

4. 2018 Bull Breeds Champion of Champions Lurcher plus qualifier for new Game Fair Championships – four to qualify.

5. 2018 Under 22" Racing Champion of Champions Lurcher plus qualifier for new Game Fair Champinships - four to qualify.

5. 2018 Whippet Racing Champion of Champions

Coats sponsored by The Great Game Fairs of Ireland in association with Jaydee Coats

Qualifying caps for Master McGrath & Mick the Miller qualifiers.


Margaret Mc Stay

Edited by appleblossom

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We are very happy to support Micky's event for a very worthwhile charity  Many families including our own  work with children who have autism. 

 We are providing quality antique trophies  to be kept by the owners of the three 2018 Show Champion of Champions and in association with Janet Duke coats for the racing winners.  We are also sponsoring dog food prizes in association with Feedwell Dog Food. 

This should be a superb 'end of season' event which deserves your support.

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Thanks to those who PMed me to admire the trophies we have presented to be retained by the winners of the three  2018 Champion of Champions.  We thought we would try to acquire quality trophies for what should be a really prestigious event.   The Terrier Trophy  is a heavyweight vintage bronze trophy; the Lurcher Trophy was previously presented to the winner of a 2004 race at Hall Green  and is a real stunning trophy and the whippet trophy is a smart head mounted on marble.  

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1 hour ago, j j m said:

should be a good day out

You going ?. 

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1 hour ago, The one said:

You going ?. 

Anyone from UK wanting to come we can organise special ferry rates . Pm me for details.



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Autism show tomorrow,The gates will be open from 10 in morning and the show will start sharp at 12.Racing will be after showing.

Hopefully we will get decent weather and a good crowd.

Refreshments will be available at the venue and anyone wishing to donate to the raffle will be greatly appreciated.

See you all tomorrow.

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I hope Micky's hard work in getting sponsorship for this event pays off with ALL proceeds going to a worthwhile NI charity.

Good prizes with competition for REAL END of SEASON TITLES - to be the terrier , lurcher and whippet  2018 CHAMPION of CHAMPIONS  by beating other dogs that have been Champion or Res Champion  at Shows throughout Ireland - come and try to get recognition as the  2018 'Best of the Best'. Great trophies for the champions.

AND a  chance to qualify for the REAL 2019 MASTER McGRATH   and MICK the MILLER Championships  to be staged in the prestigious setting of the GAME FAIRS  with classy trophies and great prize funds.   The 2018 races at Shanes had two GREAT CHAMPIONS  and TWO GREAT RUNNERS UP.

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There was a great atmosphere at this charity show for Autism Initiatives NI.  I was delighted to meet Mel Patterson( Brother of well known spaniel handler Aidan)  whose son is one of the young adults who will benefit from the show.  Also to find that one of my fellow judges was non other than Jamesie Toal at one stage a fine retriever handler but also a long time terrier owner and fancier. Margaret will be doing a full report on the event but a few photos that capture the happy family atmosphere. Best wishes were sent to John McStay who is just out of hospital.

1. Mel & Micky wearing the charity tee shirts

2. Competitors wearing the charity tee shirts

3. A great turnout - part of the car park

4. Organisers Micky & Tom making the handsome donation from the show and admission fees - still the racing entries to come.856340674_MM.thumb.jpg.7079ba7718ecfb05fef8067e8d002b26.jpg



Micky and Tom with the autism team 2.jpg

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