The Kennel Club sends its best wishes to all the successful
agility competitors who have qualified for the Kennel Club Olympia
Agility Stakes semi-finals, which will be held from 30th August -
1st September as part of the City of Birmingham Championship show
The country's most talented agility dogs and handlers have been
vying with each other in qualifying heats at agility shows across
the country throughout the season. The highest placed dogs in these
heats will meet this weekend and compete for a place in the finals
at Olympia itself. The Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes take
place as part of the London International Horse Show, which will be
held from 18th- 22nd December.
The Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes are held in association
with GWF Nutrition, and will see dogs and their owners compete in
five finals: the Small, Medium, Large, Novice and ABC (Anything But
Collies) Agility Stakes. The Novice and Large Agility Stakes also
feature a semi-final at the event, which will see the 36 qualifying
dogs in each category whittled down to just ten who will go on to
compete in their respective finals.
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary said: "All of the
competitors heading to the Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes
semi-finals have worked extremely hard to get there, and the
countless hours and dedication have paid off. Well done to all the
competitors who have already done so well to get this far and good
luck for the competition ahead."
Details of the handlers and dogs that have qualified for the
semi-finals can be found here.