A four year old Labrador Retriever from Warwick has won the
Kennel Club Open Retriever Field Trial, held at the Grinkle Park
estate in Yorkshire.
Field Trial Champion, Astraglen Hail, owned by Steve Richardson,
was awarded first place at the competition, which saw talented
working Retrievers tested on their natural working ability.
The judges chose the following winners at the trial:
- 1st- FT Ch Astraglen Hail, Labrador Retriever, owned and
handled by Steve Richardson
- 2nd- Ellijas CoCo, Labrador Retriever, owned and handled by
- 3rd- Hatchfield Lyon, Labrador Retriever, owned and handled by
Guns' Choice at the trial was awarded to FT Ch Castlemans
Mkussi, a Golden Retriever, owned and handled by Sally
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "This season's Open
Retriever trial showed off the remarkable level of talent we have
in our working retrievers.
"A big congratulations goes out to all the winners, particularly
Astraglen Hail and Steve Richardson, and we wish them all much
success in the field in the future."
A full list of Kennel Club Field Trials for this season, including
schedules and entry forms, can be found at www.thekennelclub.org.uk/fieldtrialsschedules.
For more information about Field Trials and working Gundogs, visit