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THE GREAT GAME FAIRS OF IRELAND AND FINE FOOD FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND AT SHANES CASTLE CO ANTRIM.

SATURDAY 25TH JUNE AND SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 22

FOR YOUR SAT NAVS :

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TERRIER, LURCHER AND WHIPPET RACING & SHOWING CHAMPIONSHIPS  AT THE IRISH GAME FAIR  SHANES CASTLE, CO ANTRIM.THIS WEEKEND 25-26 June 2022. 

There will also be Ferret Racing & Showing competitions organised by Davy Downey 11.00 am Sunday CountrySports Arena. Additional prizes will be announced nearer the time of the event. 

COUNTRY SPORTS IRELAND Irish Game Fair ALL IRELAND Terrier & Lurcher Championships.

Overall Director : Kieran Young

ALL IRELAND Terrier & Lurcher Championships Racing Schedule
Sponsored by Feedwell.

Director: Michael McGrath

SATURDAY 25TH JUNE 22

1. Master McGrath Qualifiers & Final

Qualifiers are the Winner & Runner up in 2019 and any dog winning an Elite Race 0ver 23" at any show since.

Prizes: Racing Coats Ch & Res Ch. Winner: Trophy to keep and £200

Mick The Miller Qualifiers & Final

Qualifiers are the Winner and Runner up in the race 2019 and any hairy dog that wants to enter on the day. 

Prizes: Racing Coats Ch & Res Ch. Winner: Trophy to keep and £200

ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 

1. Big Dogs Over 25"

2. Under 25"

3. Under 24"

4. Under 23" Elite and 

5. Non Elite Traditional lurcher

6. Under 22"

7. Under 21" 

8. Bull Cross Heavy

9. Bull Cross Light

10.              Whippets

11.              Tagged Greyhounds

12.              Dogs that have never won a race

13.              Terriers

Prizes : Winners get Rosette, Engraved Hip Flask and a Bag of Feedwell. 

A measuring stick will be in use on the day and the organisers decision is FINAL.

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ALL IRELAND Terrier & Lurcher Championships Show Schedule.
 

Sunday 26th June 2022 ( Showing ) Sponsored by FEEDWELL.
Director: Kieran Young 

**SHOWING STARTS AT 11.00AM SHARP.**

Handling Classes in each ring 

Fee: All Show Classes £3.00 or €4.00 (with exception of Kids Class which is Free) 

Terriers - Judge: Pauric McKenna (Monaghan)

Gentlemen's Handling Class - 11.00am

1. Dog & Bitch Pup 4 - 6 months (Best Pup to overall Pup Final)

2. Dog & Bitch Pup 6 - 12 months (Best Pup to overall Pup Final)

3. Russell Dog or Bitch

4. Patterdale Dog or Bitch 

5. Lakeland type Dog or Bitch 

6. Border dog or bitch 

7. Crossbred Dog or Bitch 

8. Working Class Dog or Bitch

9. Veteran Dog or Bitch (over 7) 

10.              Terrier Couple 

Winners from Classes 3 to 8 to compete for overall Champion

Winner from class 8 (working dog or bitch) will receive the IWTF Ger O' Donoghue Memorial Trophy

Champion & Reserve Champion go forward for the FIVE NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Judge - Sean Kelly ( Co Down)

Whippets - Judge: John Ryan (Dublin)

Kids Handling Class - 11.00am - Free to enter 

1. Dog & Bitch Pup 4 - 6 months (Best Pup to overall Pup Final)

2. Dog & Bitch Pup 6 - 12 months (Best Pup to overall Pup Final)

3. Open Dog 

4. Open Bitch 

5. Racing Dog or Bitchv 

6. Working Dog or Bitchv 

7. Veteran Dog or Bitch (over 7)

8. Breeder Stakes (any Dog or Bitch from same Breeder together) 

Winners from Classes 3 to 7 to compete for overall Champion

Champion & Reserve Champion go forward for the FIVE NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Judge - Lisa Dumigan

Lurchers Judge: Glen Doherty (Donacloney)

Ladies Handling Class - 11.00am

1. Dog & Bitch Pup 4 - 6 months (Best Pup to overall Pup Final)

2. Dog & Bitch Pup 6 - 12 months (Best Pup to overall Pup Final)

3. Smooth Dog under 23" 

4. Smooth Bitch under 23" 

5. Rough Dog under 23" 

6. Rough Bitch under 23" 

7. Smooth Dog over 23" 

8. Smooth Bitch over 23" 

9. Rough Dog over 23" 

10.              Rough Bitch over 23"

11.              Bull cross Dog or Bitch 

12.              Collie cross Dog or Bitch

13.              Coursing Dog or Bitch 

14.              Lamping Dog or Bitch 

15.              Veteran Dog or Bitch (over 7)

Winners from Classes 3 to 15 to compete for overall Champion

Prizes: All Class winners get Rosette, Engraved Hip Flask and bag of Feedwell.

Breed Champions get winners coats 

Champion & Reserve Champion go forward for the FIVE NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Judge - Jim Dalton ( Cork) 

Five Nations prizes : Champions get Trophy, £200 and a winners coat
Res Champions get coat and engraved hip flask

 

MARGARET Mc STAY

 

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