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Results Of Kennel Club Working Trials Championships

Alan Bexon and WT Ch Fly By Night Lad, a seven year old Working Sheepdog, have won the Patrol Dog Stake for the second year running at the Kennel Club Working Trials Championships. The Tracking Dog Stake was won by Barry Gilbert and WT Ch Glenalpine Cosworth, a five year old Border Collie.

Iceni Dog Training Club hosted the Championships, sponsored by the Kennel Club and Arden Grange, at Pete Tye Farm and Stratford Hills Equine Centre, Colchester.

The Championships saw highly talented working trial dogs put through their paces via a series of activities to determine the top dogs for both Tracking Dogs (TD) and Patrol Dogs (PD).

Patrol Dog judge, John Wykes selected the following winners:

Tracking Dog judge, Sheila Tannert, selected the following winners:

Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: “Dogs that compete in working trials are some of the most highly trained in the country.  The relationship they have with their owners is remarkable and they are great examples of the fantastic results that can come from good training.

“Huge congratulations to both Alan Bexon and Fly By Night Lad, and Barry Gilbert and Glenalpine Cosworth for their impressive performances."

For more information about Working Trials, please click here.