Delighted to announce the safe arrival of 9 beautiful Spinone babies. There are 7 girls and 2 boys born 8/3/19

Sire Sh Ch Ir Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW SH CM  CW16

Dam  Saffie- Goldfly Classy Lady with Bessalone

 
So yesterday was a busy day at Catrine as we had one dog in after another so firstly I’d like to say a huge THANK YOU to Hillary Galloway for helping us out by showing Scruffy aka Joe (Spinfandel World Was Wide Enough with Bessalone) expertly to winning Italian Spinone Open and Best of Breed (she also on hand to show him in the group!) we would have struggled without you Hilary so again thank you!
However the Star of the day was Mr Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time with Bessalone) who was handled by The Motherhood (Sue Knowles) and ran by his buddy Lindsey Malcolm, to win not only Gsp Open but also Best of Breed and then to Top it all off by winning Gundog Group Two Under Gundog specialist Mrs Maxine McCullough. Thank you for liking our boys as much as we do! We really appreciate it!
Well hot on the heels of the confirmation that Sh.Ch.& Ir.Sh.Ch.Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW ShCM CW16 was Top Spinone in 2018 further great news that in the ‘Our Dogs’ Top Puppy Competition our new import from the USA, Spinfandel World Was Wide Enough with Bessalone was joint Top Puppy in Breed for the year. Another excuse for more celebrations !

A Busy weekend for Team Bessalone/Wilholme as we were today at Cloghran Championship Show in Ireland. It began this morning with Little Joe aka Scruffy! (Spinfandel World Was Wide Enough with Bessalone ( Imp USA) ) who went and won Puppy Dog, Best Puppy Dog, then Best Puppy in Breed along with the Reserve Green Star.
He was then shortlisted in the Puppy Stakes class as well 😁

Then it was the turn of Siddly (Sh Ch. Irsh Sh Ch. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW Sh CM CW16) who won Champion Dog, The Green Star, Best of Breed and then went and won 2nd in Group 7!

Up next was the Gsp’s with Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time with Bessalone) in first winning Open Dog, The Green Star (his second!!!) and then he went on to win Best of Breed!
However not to be outdone his sister Aggi (Wilholme Agnes Brown at Bessalone) went and won her Open Bitch Class.
then it was Princess Pru’s (Sh Ch. Irsh Sh Ch Wilholme Sharp N Smart at Bessalone JW Sh CM CW16h turn and she didn’t let us down by winning her Champion Class and the Bitch Reserve Green star 😁

Thank you to all the judges today who thought so highly of our little gang

So at the weekend it was Gundog Breeds Assoc Scotland Championship show and again the boys and girls didn’t let us down. First in was Joe aka Scruffy! (Spinfandel World Was Wide Enough with Bessalone (imp USA) ) winning his class in Puppy Dog, then being awarded Best Puppy Dog and then he went on to win Best Puppy in Breed! He wasn’t finished there however as he was also shortlisted in a awesomely strong Best Puppy in Show! Not to be out done of course Siddly Diddly won not only Open dog, the Dog Challenge Certificate but also Best of Breed! He was then also shortlisted in a fabulous Best In Show! Plus!!! Little Miss Rosie came along and won Limit Bitch!!! Meaning the very first Spinone litter by Bessalone (my first litter at all by Bessalone!!!) can say we bred a Stud Book winning Bitch!!! YAY! I would like to say a huge thank you to Cameron Stokes who handles both Sid and Joe to three class wins, the ticket and best of breed and to Barbara Allison for handling Joe in Best Puppy Dog and Best Puppy in Breed! Plus a Mega HUGE Thank you to Gundog Specialist Christine Schofield for thinking so highly of our boys! David Shields you may be out of a job as handler 😂
on a side Note Nora (the Border Terrier) had a lovely time as well 😂

At Waverley Gundog Association which meant that Irene and Sally where being “top” stewards, Mr Shields decided to be the super handler…. He showed Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time With Bessalone) to win a fabulous Open Dog Class. He then turned his hand to showing Miss Rosie (Bessalone Going Straight) to which he won her breed class, then she went on to win Best of Breed…. And then to Top it all off she finished as RESERVE BEST IN SHOW!!!! Thank you to all the judges that thought so highly of our little crew today.

It’s been a busy week for Team Bessalone/Wilholme! Last weekend was Darlington Championship show and it was all on the shoulders of Mummy Irene who piloted Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time with Bessalone) to a fantastic win in Yearling Dog under Gundog Specialist Mr Frank Whyte He then went on to gain a fabulous 3rd in the Yearling Dog Stakes (being the top Gundog in the class!) (Yay!!!) thank you to judge Mrs M Harding for thinking so highly of our Seth!
Then this weekend it was Driffield Championship Show and the turn of Mr David to try his hand at showing Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely time with Bessalone) and neither disappointed with Seth winning Post Graduate Dog under another Gundog Specialist Miss Seonaid McAndrew! (Yay!) and then the pair gained another awesome third in the Yearling Dog Stakes under Judge Mrs Penny Williams. Thank you so much to all the judges over the past two weekends!

Brilliant day out at The Scottish Kennel Club championship show! Where Seth and his sister Sisko (Wilholme Had a lovely time with Bessalone and Wilholme Sisko) both gained fantastic seconds in their respective classes. Then Siddly Diddly decided he didn’t want the kids to outshine him, so he won not only Open Dog, The Dog Challenge Certificate , Best of Breed but also Gundog Group two! Thank you to both judges who thought so highly of our crew 😁
Siddly now has a grand total of 20 CC’s and 11 RCC’s under his belt not to mention his group placements

Lovely day at Leeds Champ Show today. Sh.Ch.& Ir.Sh.Ch. Wilholme Sharp N Smart at Bessalone JW ShCM CW16 Bitch CC in GSP’s & Sh.Ch. & Ir.Sh. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW ShCM CW16 picked up his 11th Res.CC.

So Team Bessalone/Wilholme had a day out at Three Counties Championship Show Where Seth (Wilholme had a lovely time with Bessalone) was placed in his breed class again and then after a snooze when on and won a fabulous Special Junior Stakes Class! Thank you to both his breed judge Miss H Rose and stakes Judge Mrs C Coode. While that was happening Siddly Diddly (Sh Ch. Irish Sh Ch. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone Sh CM. JW. CW16) and Mr Shields were busy winning a strong Open Dog Class and the DCC…. He then got to Go around the class with the awesome Chuzzle of Chris Guest to whom he was VERY enamoured.

 

Roving reporter, Sally Knowles, from Southern Counties—

Thank you to Linda Mayne for these pictures of a Happy Siddly Diddly (Sh Ch. Irish Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW. Sh CM. CW16) on his way to winning Open Dog, DCC, BoB and Gundog Group Two! Thank you to both Judges who thought so highly of him Mr. Luca Massimino (Italy) and Mr G Haran.
On top of that Seth (Wilholme had a lovely time with Bessalone) and Irene achieved a fantastic second in a strong junior dog class as his sister Aggi (Wilholme Agnes Brown) went and Won a Fabulous Junior class! So a brilliant Southern Counties Championship Show all round.

 

Sally’s report–

So last weekend was a busy one! Three shows in two days
First off we were all at Bath Championship show in which the “kids” did us proud with Seth (Wilholme had a lovely time with Bessalone) coming a respectable second in junior and his best mate Rosie (Bessalone Going Straight) winning a fantastic Junior class!
Then the next day we had North Riding Gundog Club Open Show and North of England Hunt, Point Retrieve Club Sub Group Open Show.
In which Miss Aggi (Wilholme Agnes Brown) strutted her stuff to a lovely second just like her brother Seth.
Seth (Wilholme had a lovely time with Bessalone) also won that day Reserve Best Dog and the AV Junior Stakes!
And not to be out done by her children Princess Pru (Wilholme Sharp n Smart at Bessalone) went and won Best of Breed!
Then it was Siddly Diddly’s (Sh Ch. Irish Sh Ch. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW. Sh CM. CW16) went and won Best of Breed at both shows but on top of all that he also Stormed his way to BEST IN SHOW! at BOTH of the shows! I’d like to thank all of the judges that day for thinking so highly of our brigade

 

Border Counties Gundog was a good day- Sally write-

Well today was a busy day with the professionals taking back the reins (Yay!!!) first up was Little Miss Aggi (Wilholme Agnes Brown at Bessalone) winning her class and then her brother Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time With Bessalone) coming a respectable second in his two classes.

The stars of the day however was Siddly Diddly who won his class and then ended the day as Reserve Best In Show!
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Last but not at all least was Doris Dog (Wilholme Saucy Brown) who not only won Best Veteran in Breed but also BEST VETERAN IN SHOW!!!!! I was so proud!! Granny Doris showed her socks off! Showing the young ones how it’s done!

 

What a weekend-Well we had a busy weekend with GBAS Open Show on the Saturday and the boy and girls strutting their stuff. First in was Miss Rosie (Bessalone Going Straight) winning Best Puppy in Breed plus her class, then Saffie(Goldfly Sugars Classy Lady With Bessalone) had a little stint in the ring bagging herself 1st in her Class and Best of Breed! Next up was the Gsp’s and Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time With Bessalone) who not only won his class but Best of Breed as well! His Sister Miss Aggi (Wilholme Agnes Brown at Bessalone) also won her class! Then it was time for Best In Show to which little Seth only went and got short listed!!!!  However Irene’s little legs weren’t finished yet as she then took Rosie in for Best Puppy in Show…. To which she walked away with Reserve Best Puppy in Show!!!! We would like to thank all of the judges Mr Louis Lisle, Mr Peter McGilp and Mrs Kate Macara for thinking so highly of our little group .
Sunday was West Lothian Canine Society’s Open Show where it was Seth and Rosie up again. Seth won his class again and another fantastic Best of Breed and again was short listed for the Gundog Group from some really stunning dogs!  Thank you to Mrs Susan Webster for thinking so highly of our boy

 

Sally writes-Yesterday the Motherhood and myself braved the snow as it was the HPR of Scotland open show.
First it was the Spinone with Rosie, Saffie and Siddly all winning their respective classes along with Saffie( Goldfly sugars classy lady With Bessalone) winning Best Bitch and Reserve Best of Breed. Rosie (Bessalone Going Straight) won Best Puppy and was fantastically handled by Des Begg(Thank you so much! We know she is a witch!) followed by Siddly Diddly (Sh Ch. Irsh. Sh Ch. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW Sh CM. CW17) winning Best Dog and Best of Breed.
Then it was Seth’s (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time With Bessalone) turn who won the junior Class but also Best Dog and Reserve Best of Breed  handled by non other than The Motherhood herself Sue Knowles) (she also performed a segment from swan lake whilst in the ring! Ask David Alcorn all about it!)
However to top all of that Siddly Diddly then went and won Reserve Best in Show
Thank you to both judges Mrs A Marshall Wyer and Mr Gary Scobell for thinking so highly of our boys and girls!
Great start to 2018 Brilliant day at Caledonian Canine Society today! Siddly Diddly (Irsh.Sh Ch. Sh CH Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW. Sh CM. CW16) went and won open, BoB, Gundog Group One and then BEST IN SHOW!
His daughter Rosie (Bessalone Going Straight) went and won Junior and Best Puppy in Breed!
On top of all that Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely time with Bessalone) went and won Graduate, Best Puppy in Breed, Best Of Breed then went and won Reserve Best Gundog Puppy in Group

 

 

 

David writes==On our way home after our trip to Ireland. Better results yesterday at the All Ireland Bull Breeds Ass. Ch. Show. Sh.Ch.Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone picked up another Green Star & BOB and ended up G2 in a quality line up in G7. Great results in the GSP’s, Sh.Ch.Wilholme Sharp ‘n’ Smart at Bessalone won her 7th Green Star so is now also a Irish Sh.Ch. Subject to IKC confirmation and also took BOB. Her daughter, Wilholme Agnes Brown at Bessalone took the Res.GS and her son Wilholme Had A Lovely Time with Bessalone getting the dog Res.GS. Lots of laughs again and a big well done to Colette Muldoon and all her team.

 

Super busy weekend with HPR of Scotland on the Saturday where we had the excellent expert at handler Stephanie Jackman to help us! (Mega Thank You! Steph!) Steph handled Seth ( Wilholme Had A Lovely Time with Bessalone) to a brilliant 2nd in the Gsp puppy class under breed specialist Megab Hayes and then to a fantastic 1st HPR AV Puppy Stakes!  under Donna Kirkwood-Emery.
Steph was also on hand to run Siddly (Sh Ch. Irsh Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal atBessalone JW ShCM CW16) to 1st in Open Italian Spinone, Best of Breed and then to top it off BEST IN SHOW as the Motherhood handled him under Judge Donna Kirkwood-Emery 

Then today (Sunday) it was Seth flying solo at the GSPC open show. In which his training buddy Barbar Allison handled Seth to 1st in Minor Puppy Dog, 1st in Puppy Dog and Best Puppy Dog under Gundog Specialist Mr David Alcorn.
He then went on to 3rd in the Special Fred Whitwhorth memorial Stakes Junior Class  under Mrs Janet Kirkwood.

The boys done good this weekend! Thank you to all the judges and all the “special” handlers this weekend it was an amazing time from one day to the next!

Thank you also to Mrs Harris for the awesome pictures of Seth

Super results Gundog Society of Wales 2017

Seth – 1st in Minor Puppy Dog, 2nd in Puppy Dog under Judge Mrs V Grant.

3rd in Minor Puppy Dog Stakes and then 2nd in Puppy Dog Stakes under Mr B Limpus.

Aggi- 2nd in Minor Puppy Bitch under Mrs V Grant

Pru- 2nd in Open Bitch under Mrs V Grant.

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Sid- Won Open Dog and The Dog Challenge Certificate under Mrs K Gorman.

Then 1st in the Champion Stakes under Mr B Limpus.

(Siddly’s second year winning that stakes 😂 lol)

 

 

 

trip to Carlow and what a haul- Sally writes==

Well the boys and girls do know how to cheer us up….
Seth (Wilholme Had a Lovely Time with Bessalone) went and won puppy dog, The  reserve green star and 3rd in the puppy stakes!.

Aggi (Wilholme Agnes Brown at Bessalone) went and won puppy bitch and held her own in the challenge.

Pru (Sh Ch Wilholme Sharp n Smart at Bessalone JW Sh CM) won the Champion Bitch Class and the Green Star and Reserve Best of Breed

Then not to be beaten by his Gsp mates Siddly Diddly (Sh Ch. Irsh Sh Ch. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW Sh CM CW16) went and won Open Dog, the Green Star, Best of Breed, 3rd in the Champion Stakes and then to top all of that off he went and won Group 7!

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SKC in August showed Sid winning the Open Dog class and young Seth 2nd in Puppy dog. Star of the day was Best Puppy : Wilholme Agnes Brown At Bessalone- Judge was Mr Tom Graham

 

Siddly Diddly showed his socks off at Blackpool Championship Show and won Open Dog, The Dog CC and then BOB. Judge was JULIA ILES-HEBBERT

Diddy Doris dog was second in Veteran Bitch – she’s still got it.

 

Hunt Point Retrieve of Scotland held a Special St Patricks Day Open show themed show! Here are the Best in Show winner The German Shorthaired Pointer (Magregor Shneeball) owned and bred by Mr G Harran and Ms Marion Waddell
Along with the Reserve Best in Show (Sh Ch. Irsh Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone Sh CM. JW. CW16) Owned by Mrs Sue Knowles, Miss Sally Knowles and Ms Irene Glen. Handled by his expert handler and besty mate Mr David Shields  The Breed judge for both was a Mr Stewart Cummings and the Best in Show Judge was a Mr Chris Laverty. Thank you to both judges

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A certain Siddly Diddly (Sh Ch. Irsh Sh Ch. Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW. Sh Cm. CW16) has just gone and won Best in Show at Waverley Gundog Association Open show! The team would like to thank his breed Judge Ms Sarah Amos-Jones and the Best in Show Judge Mrs Christina Chapman.

Also along with that amazing Best in Show result Princess Pru (Sh Ch Wilholme Sharp N Smart at Bessalone JW. Sh Cm) won Best of Breed and was shortlisted in Best in Show.

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Sue writes–

We had a Fabulous time yesterday at Darlington Championship Show, Siddly Diddly did me so proud with his bestie Davis when they went and won Open Dog and then went on to win the Reserve Dog Challenge Certificate under breed specialist Mrs Ruth Roberts. He then went and strutted his stuff in the RCC stakes and won it! Under Judge John Thirlwell. Thank you to both judges for thinking so highly of him.

However that wasn’t the end of the day, Little Doris Dog with her mummy Irene Glen at the helm went and won her Veteran bitch class and then went and won Best Veteran in Breed!!!

With all that happening as well Siddly Diddly also had some practice time with his new friend Heather, who did an amazing job with him! I was truly amazed and impressed!

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Sally writes- I love this picture if Danny and Irene as it represents the two perfectly…. Plus Danny’s lovely write up from judge Jacqueline Ward at the City of Birmingham Championship show in which Danny went Best Veteran in the Gundog Veteran group!

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What great results at Birmingham where Sid did us proud with BOB and Group 2. Then Sh Ch Cobbet’s Rock and Roll Party with Bessalone won the Veteran Group and Sh Ch Liatch Mister Mister was third in Open dog. Fabulous Day.

Dan with Irene

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Dan’s rosettes for Veteran

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What a absolutely awesome weekend we have had!!!! At Paignton & District Association Championship Show! PRINCESS PRU (Wilholme Sharp n Smart at Bessalone) went and won Open bitch and the Bitch Challenge Certificate, meaning she won her 3rd CC so she is now SHOW CHAMPION PRINCESS PRU!!!!! (SH CH Wilholme Sharp n Smart at Bessalone)!!!! WOOHOO!!!

However not to be out done Siddly Diddly went and won Open Dog, the dog challenge certificate plus BEST OF BREED and then he went on to strut his stuff in the group ring and into the GROUP 3 PLACE! Thank you to Mr & Mrs Mackay for pru’s 1st and 2nd tickets and of course Mr M Armstrong for Pru’s 3rd and Siddly 7th!!!! Not forgetting Marion Waddell for Sid’s group place!

Pru- Wilholme Sharp N Smart at Bessalone was second in Limit Bitch at Leeds Championship Show

Not to be outdone by Siddly at Deise

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(Wilholme I Gotta Fellin for Bessalone) and Momma  Irene  The two of them strutted their stuff to Best of Breed under Judge Anne Burns at Gundog Breeds Association of Scotland!!!

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Sally writes-Sammy (Wilholme I Gotta Feelin for Bessalone) wanted to show off what he had won as well! So i said to him to pose and this is how he lay…Sammy made me mega proud as he won Reserve CACIB and Reserve Green Stars at the Irish shows this weekend

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Danny- Cobbets Rock n Roll Party with Bessalone-  winning the Reseerve CC at Crufts 2016 from Veteran

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We happily write how awesome Crufts was for the Bessalone and Wilholme peeps! Danny (Sh Ch Irh Sh Ch Cobbets Rock n Roll Party with Bessalone) went and strutt his stuff at his very last Crufts to WIN Veteran Dog! But not only that he also challenged his own Son Jack (Sh Ch Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone) for the RESERVE DOG CHALLENGE CERTIFICATE, after Jacky Wacky can a very respectable 2nd on Open Dog against some very nice dogs. However while all of this was going on Sammy (Wilholme i Gotta Feelin for Bessalone) disappeared off with his Momma Irene, only to come back beaming from ear to ear having come a Fabulous 2nd! (YAY!) to which of course Princess Pru (Wilholme Sharp n Smart JW SH CM) didn’t want to be up staged to also came bounding back with Mr Shields having come 2nd in a strong Limit Class! Last but never ever least was of course Diddy Doris Dog (Wilholme Saucy Brown)! Who pulled her showing socks up and achieved a fantastic 3rd in Open Bitch! Plus as he can never ever be left out Siddly (Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at bessalone JW SH CM) has his rosette and medal for being TOP ITALIAN SPINONE PUPPY!!!

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Lovely picture of Jack- Liatch Mister Mister at Bessalone with Irene at Gundog Breeds Association of Scotland.

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Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone JW   (Sid) was Reserve Best in Show at Waverley Gundog—- we have added the Junior Warrant to this post because he has that as well- we are soooo proud.

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Sid made it into the dog papers

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28/2/16  Wilholme Sharp n Smart at Bessalone) Princess Pru just won BEST OF BREED!- at Billingham under Mr Alastair Moss

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Danny’s Championship Show Diploma

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Sid- Sh Ch Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone won Junior Dog, The dog CC and Best of Breed at Manchester Championship Show.

Little Siddly (Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone) after winning Best of Breed at Manchester Championship show under Judge John Thirlwell.
He had been playing in the snow literally a few mins before this was taken

Theo was a respectable second in MPD and Sam a good third in PG in GSP’S.

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What a fantastic show at Carluke and District Canine Society! Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone (Sid) won 1st in Open, Best of Breed, Group 1 and BEST IN SHOW!!!!! OMG!!!!!! But also Wilholme Sharp n Smart dazzled in the Gsp Open Class winning another fantastic Best of Breed!!!!

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Sally writes– Mr Theo! (Javal Rossi at Bessalone) I am so proud of this little man who at his first Championship show won Minor Puppy Dog and Qualified for Crufts! But then also went onto get an amazing 2nd in the Puppy Stakes out of 35 dogs!

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After a snowy and crazy drive down the motorway,LKA was another  great result for team Bessalone- The newest recruit- Javal Rossi at Bessalone won MPD. Then Jack- Lliatch Mister Mister with Bessalone won Open Dog and went on to win the Reserve CC.

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Team Bessalone/Wilholme have done it again! SH CH Afterglow Hashtag Scandal At Bessalone went and won the Green Star and Best of Breed at Cloghran All Breed Championship Show! He then also went on and won Group 3! However not to be out done Pru (Wilholme Sharp n Smart at Bessalone) also won the Green Star and Reserve Best of Breed! On top of that Sammy (Wilholme I Gotta Feelin For Bessalone) went and won another brilliant Reserve Green Star!

Sally has had a great success showing Sam (Wilholme I gotta Feelin for Bessalone )over the summer and featured in both Dog World and Our Dogs. Sam is son of Rio and Doris..

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Team Bessalone had a reat weekend– So another “Scottish raid” over and done with and what a “raid” it was! Saturday saw little Siddly take BEST IN SHOW at Gundog field and Show Championship show and BEST IN SHOW at the Italian Spinone Club of Ireland Club show!!! That was amazing! 2 BEST IN SHOWS at one show!!!! Then we had a lovely day at the beach and visiting friends on the sunday. Topped of with another show today, All Ireland Bull Breeds Association in which yet again Sid did not let us down, he took the Green Star, Best of Breed and then Group 3! What a weekend! Thank you againClaire Sharp for trusting us with this little star of ours!

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Sid has not only done it again but is now a Show Champion (Subject to KC confrimation) He gained his third CC at Gundog Society of Wales 14/10/15 from Junior Judge was Mrs A Webster

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Sidilicious did i again at South Wales Championship Show —Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone won Junior Dog and the Dog Challenge Certificate

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Update from David Shields   Been a great summer for team Wilholme & Bessalone. Wilholme Sharp ‘n’ Smart at Bessalone picking up 2 CC’s & Res CC as well as picking up 2 Green Stars on her few appearances in Ireland. Not to be out done the Spinone boys Liattch Mister Mister at Bessalone and Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone have exceeded all expectations with Mister Mister taking his crowning CC at SKC in May and Hashtag Scandal not only been the current top puppy in breed but also winning 2 CC’s at the tender age of 13 months ! He also qualified for the Irish POTY Final next March which will be a great night out for all ! Thanks to all judges and everyone’s congratulations

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At Belfast Sid (Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone) made us so proud again. He won Junior Dog, Best Dog and Best of Breed. Judge was Mr G Philpott

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What a fabulous result for team Bessalone- Sue,Sally, Irene and David are over the moon with the results from SKC August 2015.

In Italian Spinone

Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone won Puppy Dog which was great but he then went on to win the Dog CC and Best of Breed- all from Puppy.

Following the win in Puppy Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone was second in Open Dog

Judge was Penny Williams

In GSP

Wilholme I Gotta Feelin for Bessalone won Post Grad Dog .

His sister Wilholme Sharp and Smart for Bessalone won Limit Bitch and went on to gain the Reserve Bitch CC.

Judge was John Thirlwell

Wonderful Day

 

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So to follow that fantastic time we had to hot foot it back down to Paignton after watch Ms Glen judge some lovely and stunning German Wirehaired Pointers at National Gundog! Congratulations to all the winners!
In the ring for BEST PUPPY in SHOW SID (Afterglow hashtag Scandal at Bessalone) showed his socks off again for us all and made me so proud however did not get anywhere else.
Then this saturday was Colraine All Breeds Championship Show! And first up this time was Sally and Sammy (Wilholme i gotta feelin for Bessalone) who won another very respectable Reserve Green Star! Then it was Princess Pru’s (Wilholme Sharp n Smart JW) turn! Who again will not be out done by her brother and gained herself another Green Star! (Her second!) So while i was still on a high from that the Spinone were in! First in was Mr Sid (Afterglow hashtag Scandal At Bessalone) handled by Mr David Shields (expert handler) to win the puppy dog class, up next was Jackydoodle ( Sh Ch Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone) handled by Ms Irene who only went and WON open Dog! So it was Irene Vs David in the challenge for the Green Star! Both of my boys looked stunning and both made me very very proud. However Little Mr Sid went and won the GREEN STAR AND BEST OF BREED at under 12 months old!!!!!! It was another ‪#‎proudowner‬ moment! Again i cannot thank Claire Sharp enough for entrusting us with this little star!!! He is truly making my dreams come true!!!

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So what a week it has been! First we were at Paignton with the boys and Girls. There first in was Mr Sid (Afterglow hashtag scandal at Bessalone) with David who won a lovely puppy class, then it was the turn of Mr Jackydoodles (Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone) handled by Ms Irene who won the open dog class! Quick run over to the Gsp’s were Sally and Sam (Wilholme i gotta feelin for Bessalone) gained a very respectable second in the post Grad class. However it was then another jump over to the Spinone ring for the Challenge in which Jackydoodle did me proud and won his crowning 3RD CHALLENGE CERTIFICATE!!!! so the tears of joy started to flow! But my boys hadn’t finished there! SID THEN WON BEST PUPPY DOG!!!! AND BEST PUPPY IN BREED!!! (more tears). Then it was Princess Pru’s (Wilholme Sharp N Smart JW) time to shine…. And shine she did! Winning her strong limit class and then WINNING HER 2ND CHALLENGE CERTIFICATE!!!!!! (MORE TEARS OF JOY)
After a quick rest and a few drinks  (pepsi might i add) the Gundog Puppy Group began… All the pups were stunning… However my boy showed his little socks off to Gundog puppy Group 1!!!! ‪#‎proudowner‬!!!

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So today was an absolute dream come true!!!! It was amazing (not the weather!). Sid (Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone) WON the PUPPY STAKES at Sligo Dog Show! This means that Sid has Qualified for PUPPY OF YEAR in IRELAND next year!!!! I would like to say a HUGE thank you to esteemed judge Mr W McEntee! And a MASSIVE THANK YOU TO DAVID SHIELDS FOR HANDLING SID! However then just as i thought the day couldn’t get any better Sam (Wilholme i Gotta Feelin For Bessalone) and Sal WON a well earned RESERVE GREEN STAR in the GSP’s! But then!!!! Not to be outdone by her bro Princess Pru, WON HER VERY FIRST GREEN STAR!!!!!!! TALK ABOUT DREAM DAYS! THANK YOU IRENE AND DAVID FOR MAKING THIS DREAM COME TRUE.

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Mr Keith Young’s write up from SKC of Jack (Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone) ….High quality dog who, according to my records won junior the last time I judged the breed. Pleased to see how he has developed. Upstanding masculine dog in good coat & hard condition. Lovely balanced outline with an excellent head & kindly eye giving a melting expression. Good front & bone. Good depth of chest. Strong neck with clean shoulders into a correct topline. Well developed quarters. Best mover of the day. Delighted to award him the CC & BOB.

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Amazing day!!!! At Border Union Dog Show Sid (Afterglow Hashtag Scandal at Bessalone) went and won, Puppy Dog, Best Puppy Dog, Best Puppy in Breed and then Gundog Puppy Group 3!!!!! As well that Jack (Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone) went and won a really outstanding Open Dog Class!

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The amazing day that David gained Best of Breed’s in Italian Spinone’s and German Shorthaired Pointer’s!!!!  SKC May 2015

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Southern Counties Championship Show 2015

Wilholme I Gotta Feelin for Bessalone was second in Yearling Class in GSP’s!

Liatch Mister Mister With Bessalone was First in Open Dog under an Italian Specialist!

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The New arrival is holding his own! Afterglow Hashtag Scandal At Bessalone achieved a brilliant SECOND out of 25 in the PUPPY STAKES!!!

Border Union Championship Show 2014

Wilhome I Gotta Feelin for Bessalone was 2nd in Puppy Dog in GSPs.

Liatch Mister Mister with Bessalone was first in Limit Dog in Italian Spinoni and was RDCC

Sh Ch Cobbets Rock n RollParty with Bessalone was third in Open Dog Italian Spinoni. ====================================================================

Border Union Championship Show – June 2012

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd in Open Dog and then takes the RCC – judge, Sandra Marshall

LKA Championship Show – Dec 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd in Open Dog and then takes the RCC under judge, Chris Bexon

 

Dublin Dog Show Society- Dec 2011

Danny (Sh Ch Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins The Green Star, Best of Breed & Group 2

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Kevardhu Trevy with Bessalone takes the reserve Green Star

 

Danny (Sh Ch Cobbetts Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone)

Joint Top Spinone & Top Spinone Dog 2011

 

GBAS Championship Show – Nov 2011

Danny (Sh Ch Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Open Dog to take his 5th CC & then Best of Breed

Judge – Doreen Smillie

 

Afterglow The Dude Is Rude With Bessalone

We are very sad to have to report the devastating news that we have lost Renzo at just 23 months old. Sadly, his life was cut short by Histiocytic Sarcoma, a very rare form of cancer. He will be greatly missed.

 

GSOW Championship Show – Oct 2011

Danny (Sh Ch Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Open Dog then goes on to win his 4th CC & Best of Breed

Judge – Carole Coode

 

Driffield Championship Show – Sept 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Open Dog then goes on to win his 3rd CC & Show Champion title & Best of Breed!

Judge – Colin Mackay

 

Belfast Championship Show – Sept 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Open Dog then goes on to win Best of Breed

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Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) takes Reserve Best Dog

Judge – Gordon Haran

 

Darlington Championship Show – Sept 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Open Dog then goes on to take his second CC along with BEST OF BREED under judge Gaynor Berry.

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Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins the Yearling Dog Stakes

Judge – Christina Chapman

 

Paignton Championship Show – Aug 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd in Open Dog and then takes the RCC ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins Post Grad Dog

Judge – Keith Groom

 

Irene Glen joins the Bessalone Affix

Bessalone are proud and honoured to announce the addition of Miss I Glen to our affix and thus a part of the Bessalone team. Irene has had a many number of dogs and brings with her a wealth of experience as well as being a very close family friend.

New Handler for Renzo

David Sheilds is now showing Renzo and they are doing extremely well.

 

SKC Championship Show – May 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets wins Open Dog then takes the RCC under Freda Marshall

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Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins The Junior Stakes

Judge – Christine Chapman

WELKS Championship Show – April 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd Limit Dog then takes the RCC under Sonia Grief (Goldfly)

 

Manchester Championship Show – January 2011

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd Limit Dog then takes the RCC under Patsy Hollings (Gunalt)

 

 

Portadown CC – Oct 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins The Green Star & Reserve Best of Breed ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins Puppy Dog

Judge – Mr D Glynn

GSOW Championship Show – Oct 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Limit Dog and then takes the RCC ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins Puppy Dog

Judge – Sharon Pinkerton

Driffield Championship Show – Sept 2010

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins the overall Pro Plan Puppy Stakes under Paul Harding

SKC Championship Show – August 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd Limit Dog then takes the RCC under Gina Gingell (Capricho)

Leeds Championship Show – July 2010

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) takes a 3rd in Puppy Dog under judge Carole Spencer then wins the Minor Puppy Dog Stakes under Jackie Ward East of England Championship Show – July 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd in Limit Dog ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) takes a 2nd in Puppy Dog.

Judge – Doreen Hardie

Blackpool Championship Show – June 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 1st Limit Dog then takes the RCC under judge Mike Gadsby (Afterglow).

Border Union Championship Show – June 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) gets 2nd Limit Dog then goes on to take the RCC under judge Sally Sutton. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) gets a 2nd in Puppy Dog. Bath Championship Show – May 2010

Danny (Cobbets Rock N Roll Party with Bessalone) wins Limit Dog then goes on to take his first CC along with BEST OF BREED under judge Ann Webster. He then does us proud by taking Group 2 under judge Mrs C Coode.

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Renzo (Afterglow The Dude Is Rude with Bessalone) wins Minor Puppy Dog at his first show thus qualifying him for Crufts 2011.

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