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IRELAND's LARGEST WORKING DOG WEEKEND: The 31st ANNUAL ALL IRELAND TERRIER, WHIPPET and LURCHER CHAMPIONSHIPS at the 41st IRISH GAME FAIR 29th & 30th JUNE and the ALL IRELAND GAME FAIR FERRET CHAMPIONSHIPS AT SHANES CASTLE

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IRELAND's LARGEST WORKING DOG WEEKEND: The 31st ANNUAL ALL IRELAND TERRIER, WHIPPET and LURCHER CHAMPIONSHIPS at the 41st IRISH GAME FAIR 29th & 30th JUNE and the ALL IRELAND GAME FAIR FERRET CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Working Dog Director: Tom Barry

PLEASE NOTE: Only the Master McGrath Race and Mick The Miller Championships are pre entry. All other racing events are enter on the day in order that our All Ireland Champions can be true Champions of Ireland having beaten ALL COMERS on the day.

RACING SATURDAY 29th June

Starts 12.00noon with the RED MILLS Master McGrath Final to find the fastest lurcher in the UK and Ireland followed by the Mick the Miller Final. All qualified dogs must be registered with David Titterington at Game Fair HQ before 11.00 am.

Master Mc Grath Challenge for Elite Lurchers: Winner £200, Special Trophy, Winners cap for handler and winners Coat for dog. Runner Up : £50 and Runner Up Coat 

Mick the Miller Challenge for Traditional lurchers: Winner £200, Special Trophy, Winners cap for handler and winners Coat for dog Runner Up : £50 and Runner Up Coats.

As this is a transitional year - all dogs that ran in the finals in 2018 are qualified to run again this year against the newly qualified dogs.

Lurcher Trophics

Two fantastic vintage trophies to be won outright 

FEEDWELL SPONSORED 30th Anniversary All Ireland Championship Racing OPEN TO ALL

  1. Lurcher Pups
  2. NEW UNDER 22 CHAMPIONSHIP £50, Trophy and Winners Coat
  3. Elite Lurchers Under 23"
  4. Elite Lurchers Over 23" Elite
  5. Traditional Lurchers Under 23"
  6. Traditional Lurchers Over 23"
  7. Traditional Lurchers (Hairy Dog/Collie Type)
  8. Whippet Race
  9. Bull Cross Lurcher Heavy
  10. Bull Cross Lurcher Light
  11. Retired Greyhounds
  12. Terrier Racing

Each race winner receives a special Winners Cap and a bag of Feedwell

Please note eligibility to run in a particular race will be decided by the organisers. If there is a challenge to a dog's eligibility a panel will take a group decision on the dog's eligibility. If in doubt as to your dog's eligibility please speak to the organisers in advance of the Fair and /or racing.

The 31st ALL IRELAND CHAMPION TERRIER, LURCHER & WHIPPET SHOW sponsored by FEEDWELL Sunday 30th start 12.30 pm with pet show and 1.00 sharp for breed classes.

OVERALL SHOW CHAMPION wins £50, Trophy and Rosette. PUPPY CHAMPION: £25

CHAMPION TERRIER, LURCHER & WHIPPET receive special bronze trophies to keep plus £50 & a BAG OF Feedwell & Rosette. Best Opposite Sex to Champion Terrier will receive £25.

Trophies
Terrier, Lurcher & Whippet Champion Trophies

Lurcher Trophies
Overall Champion Trophy and examples of the jackets to be won at both Shanes Castle & Galway

Each Class Winner receives a Special Cap plus a Bag of Feedwell Dog Food and Rosette (Rosettes 1-3)

Terriers

  1. Any variety terrier dog pup
  2. Any variety terrier bitch pup
  3. Jack Russell dog or bitch
  4. Patterdale dog or bitch
  5. Lakeland dog or bitch
  6. Border dog or bitch
  7. Crossbred dog or bitch
  8. Any variety working dog or bitch
  9. Staff Dog or Bitch
  10. Plummer Dog or Bitch
  11. Veterans
  12. Pairs

Lurchers

  1. Any Variety dog pup
  2. Any Variety bitch pup
  3. Under 23 smooth bitch
  4. Under 23 smooth dog
  5. Over 23 smooth bitch
  6. Over 23 smooth dog
  7. Under 23 rough dog
  8. Under 23 rough bitch
  9. Over 23 rough dog
  10. Over 23 rough bitch
  11. Collie cross
  12. Heavy Bull cross
  13. Light Bull cross
  14. Whippet Cross
  15. Fox
  16. Lamping
  17. Veterans
  18. Retired Greyhounds
  19. Pairs

Whippets

  1. Dog pup
  2. Bitch pup
  3. Open Dog
  4. Open Bitch
  5. Racing Dog or Bitch
  6. Working Dog or Bitch
  7. Veterans Dog or Bitch
  8. Pairs
  • All pups under 12 months old
  • Veterans 7 years and over
  • Classes may change due to entries

All winners receive a bag of Feedwell a limited edition Winners Cap and a Rosette

Family Dog Show:

Any Variety shown by a child under 12 years of age

Any Variety shown by a Lady 

Any Variety shown by a Gent 

Champion Handling Class from the above classes Receives a Bag of Feedwell & Rosette.

THE FIVE NATIONS TERRIER, LURCHER & WHIPPET CHAMPIONSHIPS

Will take place after the showing with the Champion and Reserve Champions at the Game Fair Show qualifying. ALL OTHER QUALIFIERS MUST REGISTER WITH DAVID TITTERINGTON AT GAME FAIR HQ by 11.00 am on the day of the fair.

RED MILLS Five Nations Terrier Championship : Champion wins £200, Special Trophy, winners cap & A Winners Coat; Runner Up wins £50 and a Res Champion Coat.

FEEDWELL Five Nations Whippet Championship : Champion wins £200, Special Trophy, winners cap & A Winners Coat; Runner Up wins £50 and a Res Champion Coat

RED MILLS Five Nations Lurcher Championship : Champion wins £200, Special Trophy, winners cap & A Winners Coat; Runner Up wins £50 and a Res Champion Coat.

Champion & Reserve Champion owners win caps from Wildebeest.

ALL IRELAND GAME FAIR FERRET SHOWING & RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS organised by Darren Moore

At the Irish Game Fair & Fine food Festival, Shanes Castle, Antrim Sunday 30th June 11.00am in the Countrysports in Action Arena

Show Classes

  1. Albino Jill
  2. Albino Hob
  3. Polecat Jill
  4. Polecat Hob
  5. Any Other Colour Jill
  6. Any Other Colour Hob

Class Prizes : & Rosettes

Best In Show : Cold cast bronze ferret trophy sponsored by Albert & Irene Titterington

Best Racing Ferret : Cold cast bronze ferret trophy sponsored by Albert & Irene Titterington

 

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