Junior Champion Rosette
Poppy now Irish Jun Ch and English JW
POPPY at HUMBERSIDE HOUND SHOW winning Best of Breed Judge Derek Smith said,'Very elegant black fringed dark red. well balanced. Sound and feminine. Pleasing head. Lovely body and outline.'.DPoppy gained her Irish Junior Champion at the International show in Dublin on September 11th and her Junior Warrant at Blackpool show on September 17th. She gained BOTH titles in a week. Judge Avryl Davies said,'Red, lovely type. flowing movement and angulation, good reach of neck.'
NIDDERDALE Agricultural Show September 20th 2010. Poppy won Special Yearling and Open classes and took Best of Breed. Judge Rachel Barney.
The judge said,'Lovely girl with good head, neck and front, good tuck up, well angulated rear, moved with great freedom. Best of Breed.'
Birtley Limit Show September 26th Judge Alan Carter Poppy BEST OF BREED
DRIFFIELD CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW 2010 Poppy stood alone to win JB and YB Judge said,'Shapely body with fair balanced angles, pretty head. moved out well.'
South Wales Kennel Club 9-10-10 Judge Avril Lancashire. Poppy alone in JB and 1st in PGB.The judge said,'pretty red with good outline, carrying good body weight. Moved soundly'.
Our girls Trophies won in 2010, most of them by Poppy.Poppy's Trophy from Saluki and Gazelle Hound Club Championship Show for Best Red Bitch
Poppy Lure Coursing October 2010 BOTH PHOTOS BY LAMPYPICs
Fernlark Nardini at Daandazi was BOB at Humberside Hound 20/11/2010 Judge Derek Smith he said,Very elegant black fringed dark red. Well balanced. Very feminine.Pleasing head. Lovely body and outline.'
BOB at Tyne Wear and Tees on 28th November, judge Roger Tebbutt, he said,
'Quality red bitch with lovely head and expression, good pigmentation, graceful lines and good balance. Compact overall but presents a nice picture standing, but would like to see more aggressive drive on the move.'
At The Northern Dog Show held on January 29th Poppy was BOB The judge Bill Armstrong said,
'Quality bitch of very nice type, not a big girl, slightly lacking in size and substance for me but with a lovely head and expression. Lovely balanced outline with nice topline. Nicely made throughout and she looked well standing and covered the ground in profile.' BOB
Poppy was BOB at Darlington Open Dog Show on February 5th , judge was Mrs A Gates. She said,'Feminine bitch with quality head,and a lovely dark eye, excellent topline, balanced front and rear. Just flowed around the ring and won this class on her movement.'
Poppy was shown by Luke Johnston , they won The YKC Junior handling Class at Cumberland Dog show Feb6th.
Jarrow and Hebburn Canine Society February 13th Poppy BOB, judge Mr Haran. She was handled by Luke Johnston.
Poppy won Best puppy 2010 at Northern Saluki Club. The Ilsham Tankard. She also won the Ilsham trophy for exhibitor who hasn't won a CC.
Crufts 2011 Poppy 1st in Yearling Bitch. Judge Dianne Allan said,'very feminine eyecatching black fringed red,loved her arrogance and true saluki expression.Lovely head and expressive eyes, moderate length of neck, well placed shoulders and correct topline, good bone and lovely feet, correct bend of stifle moved with style and correctness, l penalised her from top honours as I felt she was carrying too much weight over loin.' What a shame!!!!
Hartlepool 1st May 2011 Poppy 1st PG, BOB and Hound Group 3.
Saltburn and District Canine Society, May 8th 2011 Poppy BOB and Hound Group4. Judge Dick Morrison said,'Nardini headed the class via maturity and better front action. I liked her dignified expression, graceful symmetry and shape, long and narrow head, nose well pigmented. A1 dentition, on the move was sound from all angles, giving the impression of speed coupled with endurance. She was well presented BOB and GP4'
Houghton-le-Spring May 14th 2011 Poppy BOB
Scottish Kennel Club May 20th 2011 Poppy 2nd in Post Graduate Bitch.
NORTH AND SOUTH SHIELDS
Poppy gained BOB and Group 2 Judge Liz McKnight. This gave her her Show Cerificate of Merit. Judge said, 'Nice head and length of neck, good front and rear angles, deep chest and well ribbed chest, good legs and feet moved well.
Poppy gained 2 Green Stars with Best of Breed at Killarney and Kildare Champion Shows plus a Reserve Green Star at Clonmel Championship Shpw.