On Saturday 15th July there will be two events held on behalf of the Saluki Welfare Fund. In the north, David Hartley is hosting his annual walk in aid of the SWF. It will start form St Peter’s Methodist Church, Riley Street, Earby BB18 6NX which is located between Colne, Lancs and Skipton, Yorks. It is open to all breeds. David says non- showing and rescue Saluki owner are especially welcomed. The programme, subject to change due to weather conditions on the day, will start and 10 am to 11am with tea/coffee provided.
The walk will commence at 11.15, led by members of the local walking group. There are two version, the longer version is about a 5 miles walk with a chance to cut corners to about 2 miles. For further information please contact David James Hartley, Riverside, 3 Greenbank, Schoolfields, Earby, Lancs. BB18 6QQ as soon as possible. Telephone number 01283842617 or email David at email@example.com
The second event, on Saturday 15th July 2017 is a Saluki lure trial to be held by the SGHC with the Saluki Welfare Fund. This will be held at the Pony Club Field, Hurst Road, Walton on the Hill Surrey KT20 5BN. Registration will be from 10am to 10.30am. There will be two trials, the first for registered saluki and the second for non registered dogs. Besides having the lure trial there will be ‘doggie’ games? and the Welfare Stand. Entry will be £5.00. Please bring picnics and there will not be catering facilities available, though there will be public conveniences. Raffle prizes would be appreciated. For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As there will not be an official SGHC calendar this year, the Saluki Welfare Fund has decided to produce one of their own with pictures of ‘welfare dogs’. Photos need to be send in PDF form to the hon sec David Crane. His address is email@example.com.
Happy Birthdays to Karen Fisher and Cecilia Andersson. A girl never tells.
Friday, in glorious weather, Windsor Championship Show was held. It was nice seeing friends that we have not seen for a while. Cecilia Andersson’s parents were over from Sweden to celebrate her birthday. Brigitta and Bjorn Backstrom were also over for their annual trip to visit with Tessa and Tim Abbott. They were all looking fine. With them was Ann Birrell whom we have not seen for a while. I believe she was splitting her time watching the Salukis and the Whippets. Clair Chryssolor was over from Texas enjoying her day stewarding in the big ring. Windsor had very much a party atmosphere.
Judging Salukis was breed specialist Nicola Quadling. She chose for her BOB, DCC the newly crowned Fernlark By Design JW owned by the Gouldens. RDCC went to Janet and David Steel’s Dawnchase Zamir. BCC for her third and qualifying CC went to Denise and Ian Rogers’ Lebakan Chiffonier. She was born on the 17th August 2010 and her breeder is her exhibitor. Her sire is Ch Sunswift Azbak Labakan and her dam Ch Labakan Chantilly. RBCC and Best Puppy went to the Mansell, Duddell, Johnston partnership’s Canerikie Catalina. Best Veteran was Sufeina Jebel Ali owned by Connie De Souza.