At Midlands Irish Setter Championship Show on 18 February:-
Judges:Mrs Sandra Chorley-Newton and Mrs Christine Butler
our own Tabitha, Bardonhill Guilty Pleasure was awarded the Res. Bitch Challenge Certificate
Elaine and Andy Gratton's Hugo -
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was awarded 1st Post Graduate Dog
and Paula and Phil Lucas Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW
was awarded 2nd Limit Dog
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Jan and Ian Carter's Holly, Bardonhill Uptown Girl was 3rd Post Graduate Bitch


Congratulations to Paula and Phil Lucas on a lovely start to 2018 with Rowan
who was awarded 1st Limit Dog at Boston Championship Show on 5 January 2018
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Bardonhill Eternal Flame Among Amberlight JW


At the North East of England Irish Setter Club, Sincere thanks to judge Jean Walters who awarded Maxim his 4th Challenge Certificate.

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What a fabulous few weeks we have had.
Starting with Scottish Kennel Club on 27 August and Maxims 1st CC and BOB
under Judge Steve Richardson
and Short listed in the Gundog Group under judge Mrs S M Marshall
…….then on to
City of Birmingham on 3 September
under judge Linda Richardson where he was awarded his 2nd CC and BOB
and then……..
Richmond Dog Show Society on 10 September
under judge Steve Mitchell where he was awarded the Res.CC
and finally ……….
Just about the best day ever when we went to Darlington Dog Show Society
under judge Lynne Morris
where he was awarded his 3rd CC and Show Champion title
followed by Gundog Group 2 under judge Mrs S Bunting.

Our sincerest thanks to all the judges who have made 2017, and especially the last three weeks.
an Autumn to Remember Forever.

Thanks also to all of you who have sent messages, emails and Congratulations they are very much appreciated.

Maxim was bred by Diane Stewart-Ritchie,
Diane you made it all possible - Thank you, we hope we have made you proud.
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‘Yeah Maxim, you and me, we can ride on a star’

A second fantastic result within two weeks when Maxim was awarded his
2nd Challenge Certificate and Best of Breed
at Birmingham Championship show on 3 September. 
A big thank you to judge Linda Richardson - we are over the moon
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Gwendariff D'Ya Know My Name By Bardonhill JW

at the Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show on 27 August
we were thrilled when Maxim,
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was awarded his 1st Challenge Certificate, Best of Breed and shortlisted in the Gundog Group,
Sincere thanks to judge Steve Richardson and also to his breeder, Diane Stewart-Ritchie.
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Photo kindly supplied by Kasia Czapla