Vale of York Working Retriever Club

  KC ID No 2263

 © Vale Of York Working Retriever Club 2022.                                                               All rights reserved.

The Vale Of York Working Retriever Club

has a Facebook page which is a closed group and only members can join.

Vale of York Working Retriever Club

K.C Reg No 2263

President: Margaret Pearce

Chairman: Claire Carvis, Vice Chairman Sheila Tait

Treasurer  Matthew Jenkinson

Membership Secretary’s: Sheila Tait  Tel No.01423 864684

General Secretary: Liz McDougal  Tel No 01609 773763  

Treasurer: Matthew Jenkinson Mob no: 07929 507247

Field Trial Secretary: Teresa Middlewood. Mob.No. 07909962868

Gundog Working Test Secretary: Lucy Eggleston  Mob No. 07940 799423

Cold Game Test Secretary: Margaret Pearce

Juniors: Tracey Dodds

Trophy Secretary: Linda Barrett

 Linda Barrett,Paul Hasney, Paul Stogden, Mark Wilson, Tracey Dodds, Sara Pearson

New Members Application Form Events & Results 2022 Field Trial Results 2021

Membership Renewal Form 2022

Vale Of York Working Retriever Club events planned for the Spring and early Summer of 2022.

These are:

Thursday 21 April - Training evening at Cawood

Sunday 24 April - KC Working Test for Puppies/Novice/Veterans at Westow

Saturday 11 June - KC Cold Game Working Test for Open dogs at Fimber

Saturday 25 June - KC Working Test for Novice and Open dogs at Great Kelk 

Sunday 07 August- KC Working Test for Open Dogs at Hackness, Nr Scarborough 

Events & Schedules & Entry Forms 2022

At The Annual General Meeting held on May 17th 2022 Jane Jacob Vice Chairman & Juniors Secretary retired from the committee. Jane was a founder member of the club which was formed in 2008.

At the meeting Claire Carvis (Chairman) and those present at the meeting thanked Jane for the sterling work she had done over many years and the ongoing advice she had given to the committee. Following the meeting she was presented by President Margaret Pearce  with flowers,a card and a voucher for a photoshoot/photos of her dogs by Maxine Fernandez.

The Lincolnshire Gundog Society had the honour of running the Working Test Retriever 2 day event at the Burghley Game and Country Fair 2022 in conjunction with Living Heritage.

13 teams of 3 entered.

The judges were Tim Brain, Steve Crookes, Stewart North and Guy Radford.

Many thanks to the Vale of York team who did it again and retained the title after there 2019 winning performance.Many congratulations

1st place - Vale of York “Skywalkers”

                   Salemasky Ebor of Brackenfarg handled by Margaret Pearce

                   Tarnedge Flynn handled by Eden Parish

                   Tarnedge Jaina handled by Claire Carvis

Open Walked Up Cold Game Test for A/V Retriever at

West Field Farm,

Fimber, Driffield

on Saturday June 11th 2022

By kind permission of Mr Andrew Baxter

 with thanks to keeper

JUDGES: Mr Steve Cullis (A2749), Mrs Paula Cullis (B2704)

Mrs Stephanie Smith (NP) & Mr Brian Dodsworth(NP)

CHIEF STEWARD: Teresa Middlewood  


1st: & the Granville Hull Cup.

Rebecca Thistle with Lab. B. Cardueae Yealands .

2nd: Margaret Pearce with Lab.D. Salesmasky Ebor Of Brackenfarg

3rd: Arthur Telfair with Lab.B. Claybrow Tranquil Lass.

4th: Roger Kilty with Lab.D. Tarnedge Scout.


 Sandra Ellis with Lab. D. Cuckavalda Black Bean

 Paul Hasney with Lab.D. Tattney Arizona

Jane Duffy with Lab. B.Dallagil Larksong.


Many thanks to our generous sponsors Skinners Pet Foods Ltd.

for providing Vouchers for  1st,2nd,3rd places

Certificates & Rosettes 1st,2nd,3rd,& 4th places

Fimber Working Test Report


Held on

Saturday, 25th June

at Manor Farm, Great Kelk

By kind permission of the Middlewood Family

Generously sponsored by Skinner’s Pet Foods Ltd

Judges: John Day, Tom Sagar, Glynn Sykes & Daniel Marx

Chief  Steward:  Lucy Eggleston


1st: Hawksgarth Carbonado handled by Darren Thomson

2nd: Allerthorpe Lady in Pink handled by Sarah White

3rd: Conifer of Mighty Field JP handled by Maiko Isono

4th: Latushall Ziggy handled by Ralph Kleeli

COM: Magical Magi Ann handled by Wendy Donovan

COM: Stauntonvale Snow Leopard of Tildaross handled by Teresa Middlewood

COM: Beacon Banks Maggie handled by Marie Bowes

Many thanks to our generous sponsors Skinners Pet Foods Ltd.

for providing Vouchers for  1st,2nd,3rd places

Certificates & Rosettes 1st,2nd,3rd,& 4th places



1st: Dark Cloud of the Skye handled by Penny Marriner

2nd: Isle of Man Cristen handled by Steve Townsend

3rd: Latushall Ziggy handled Ralph Kleeli

4th: Haguehall Arizona handled by Kathryn Bromfield

COM: Harebor Barley Sugar at Griffontee handled by Tina Bateman

COM: Luisenga Osprey handled by Darren Thomson

Skinners Pet Foods Ltd vouchers were presented to

1st, 2nd & 3rd places in all categories.

Great Kelk Report