A Wonderful way to Spend the Afternoon
The Ledbury Hunt Annual Puppy Show - Tuesday 27 June 2017
Despite the forecast of bad weather we were lucky to have a fine if rather overcast afternoon.
Watched by a larger than normal attendance of members and visitors, our young hounds were judged by
Ryan Mania MFH (Berwickshire) and Mr Patrick Martin.
The results were as follows
1.Benson walked by Master S Brown
2.Bentley walked by Master S Brown
3.Samson walked by Mr D Guilding
1. Banter walked by Miss V Hallas
2. Gossip walked by Miss L Clarke
3. Gladice walked by Miss F Philipson-Stow
1. Crusader walked by Miss D Williams
2. Coconut walked by Mrs M Price
3. Poldark walked in Kennels
1. Policy walked in Kennels
2. Polly walked in Kennels
3. Popcorn walked in Kennels
The Nimrod Champion Memorial Trophy was presented to Master Sam Brown who walked Benson - the Best
Young Hound (Champion).
The Holt-Needham Bowl was presented to Miss V Hallas who walked Banter - the Best Young Hound (Reserve
The Mrs Ian Bullough Cup will be presented to Mrs W Sharpley who walked Palmer - the Best Working Dog
Hound entered in 2016.
The Captain H A Clive Silver Tray was presented to Mr Donald Haden who walked Gooseberry - the Best
Working Bitch entered in 2016.
The Hound Sponsors Silver Tankard was won by Su and Richard Simkin who sponsored Glory - the Best
Working Hound (selected from the whole pack)
The Philip Warner Memorial Trophy was presented to Miss Amanda Soar the walker of the longest walked
puppies in 2016/17 - Glasgow and Gleeman.
Policy was judged to be the best young hound from classes 3 and 4 and The H A Clive Hound Trophy was
presented to Mrs M Price.
Policy was also judged to be the best young hound from classes 1 and 4 and a case of wine was presented to Mrs
A cheque for £1200 was presented to the Hunt Secretary by Donald Haden representing money received from
Hound sponsors this last season. There was then a draw of the names of all the hounds that have been sponsored
with Mrs Valerie Dawe receiving the prize of £100.
After a wonderful tea our huntsman Mark Melladay brought all the hounds out for us to see and everyone agreed
how well they looked and that this had been a very successful day with great credit due to our Joint Masters, Hunt
Staff and all concerned with making the arrangements.