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at the Ladies Kennel Association Championship Show on
14 December 2019
Barbie was awarded Best Puppy Bitch followed by Best Puppy in Breed
Sincere thanks to judge Karen Richardson

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Bardonhill Barbie Girl and her brother Bardonhil It's Oh So Quiet
10 months old


Congratulations to Finn, owned by Tracey Davies,
who has just gained his Kennel Club Good Citizens Bronze Award
on 26 November at the tender age of 9 Months
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Bardonhill Cotten Eye Joe
Sire: Gwendariff I'm Comin Out JW                    Dam: Bardonhill Come On Eileen.


Winston had a super day- at The Setter and Pointer Championship Show on 2 November
where he was awarded  1st Minor Puppy, 1st Puppy and Best Puppy Dog
Thanks to judge: Mrs Sandra Christian
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Bardonhill It's Oh So Quiet
Photo taken at North East of England Irish Setter Club and
kindly supplied by Kate and Gabrielle Sloane

A never to be forgotten day at the North East of England Irish Setter Club,
where Rowan gained his 3rd Challenge Certificate
and his Show Champion title
followed by Best in Show 
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Many Congratulationf to his owners
Paula and Phil Lucas


Bardonhill Barbie Girl (Barbie left) and Bardonhill It's Oh So Quiet (Winston right)
winners of Minor Puppy Bitch and Minor Puppy Dog
at Driffield Championship Show on 20 September.
Also Congratulations to Paula and Phil Lucas with Rowan
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who was awarded 1st Limit Dog.
Sincere thanks to judge Meg Webb
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Darlington Dog Show Society
15 September 2019

A fabulous day for Bardonhill under judge Mrs Elizabeth Laidlaw
where Rowan, owned by Paula and Phil Lucas,
was awarded his 2nd Challenge Certificate, followed by Best of Breed
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Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW
Our new baby boy Winston made his debut
and delighted us by winning
Minor Puppy Dog
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Bardonhill It's Oh So Quiet
and our newest Bardonhill exhibitor Susan Davison,  who only started showing this year,
was thrilled to win 1st in Junior 2nd Yearling and 1st Novice Dog with Howard
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Bardonhill You Don't Fool Me

not forgetting Marley, owned by Terry & Jenny Dodds
who was 2nd Minor Puppy Dog and qualified for Crufts at his very first show
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Bardonhill Any Dream Will Do

Barbie's first Championship Show ~ What a fabulous start ~
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Bardonhill Barbie Girl
6 months old

Barbie was awarded Best Puppy in Breed
followed by Gundog Puppy Group 3
at the City of Birmingham Canine Association Championship Show
on 1 September 2019
Sincere thanks to judges: Jill Holley and Mrs M Deats


A super day at the Irish Setter Breeders Club Open show on 21 July

Elaine and Andy Gratton's Woody was awarded Res.Best Dog,
Res.Best in show and Best Veteran in Show
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Sh.Ch. Bardonhill Floating Moon into Glenlaine JW Sh.CM
Photo: David Hemmings
Freddie, Bardonhill Don't Stop Me Now
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owned by myself in partnership with Elaine Gratton,
was 1st Junior and 1st Undergraduate Dog.
Photo: David Hemmings
My own Meggie, Bardonhill Somebody To Love
was 1st Junior and 1st Novice Bitch and then awarded Best Junior in Show.
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Bardonhill Ice Ice Icicle JW
made  her first return to the show ring after her litter
and was awarded Best Post Graduate 
and Reserve Best Bitch in show.
Photo: David Hemmings
Jean Walters Bardonhill Poetry in Motion with Deneil
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was awarded 1st Undergraduate Bitch.
Photo: David Hemmings

Sincere thanks to judge  Ruth Lewis


So thrilled for owners, Paula and Phil Lucas, when Rowan was awarded
his first Challenge Certificate
at Border Union Championship Show on 15 June 2019
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Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW


A thrilling day for our youngsters at
East of England Championship Show on 7 July 2019
Thanks to judge Marion Waddell
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Bardonhill Don't Stop Me Now
(Freddie is owned in partnership with Elaine Gratton)
was awarded 1st in Junior and Debutante

His sister, Meggie:
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Bardonhill Somebody To Love
was awarded 3rd Junior, 1st Novice and 1st Debutant

and our youngest Charlotte:
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Bardonhill River of Stars
was 2nd Puppy at her very first Championship Show
Photo: Maggie Smith