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2002 News

22/12/2002
Colchester & District Canine Society. Judge: Mr Mark Cooper (Loremar). Messano Keepsake, 3rd Puppy Dog, 1st Junior Dog. Messano Give Me Faith, 1st Open Bitch, Best Bitch & Best Of Breed.
15/12/2002
Boston Canine Society. Judge: Mr Harold Edwards (Guella). This was not one of our most succesful days. Messano Keepsake, 3rd Puppy Dog. Messano Give Me Faith, Res Open Bitch.
01/12/2002
Midland Golden Retriever Club Championship Show. Judge Mrs Pat Tuck (Tamsbrook). Messano Blueprint, 1st Special Veteran Dog, Best Veteran In Show (Mrs Heather Morris). We were so pleased with Jamie's win, he moved so well and didn't look anywhere near his 12.5 years. The last time he was shown under Pat Tuck, Jamie won a first, but he was only 18 months old!
23/11/2002
West Torrington & District Canine Society. Judge: Sue Russell (Rosinante). Messano Keepsake, 1st Minor Puppy, 1st Puppy, Best Puppy In Breed, Gundog Puppy Group 4 (Mr Gordon Haran).
17/11/2002
North Middlesex Canine Association. Judge: Mr David Arrondelle (Muirbeck). Messano Keepsake, 1st Puppy, Best Puppy In Breed, Gundog Puppy Group 2 (Mr A. Scourfield, Danton). Messano Give Me Faith, 2nd Open.
13/11/2002
Stop press! At 06.25 Wednesday morning, 14 hours after the last puppy had been delivered, Wendy produced another bitch! This brings the total to 6 bitches and 5 dogs.
12/11/2002
They have arrived! Wendy delivered her first puppy today at 03.30 and the 10th at 16.20. We think that she has finished but cannot be sure. She has had 5 dogs and 5 bitches ranging from 14 - 17 ozs. Mother and babies are doing well!
10/11/2002
No shows for us this weekend. Keeper and Möpi were entered at Newark, but Wendy's puppies are due on Monday and she is so large that we dare not leave her for long!
Hopefully we will soon have some news to report!
27/10/2002
Midland Counties Championship Show. Judge: Mr Tony Hickinbottom (Dunblair). Messano Keepsake, 2nd Minor Puppy Dog, 2nd Puppy Dog. These places qualify Keeper for Crufts 2003, so he can attend with his best friend Möpi! Ch Ritzilyn Barrow Boy For Messano, VHC in Open Dog.
20/10/2002
Another good day for Messano Goldens. Lowestoft, Oulton Broad & District Open Show. Judge: Mr Brian Grace (Eire). Messano Keepsake, 1st Puppy, Best Puppy, Gundog Puppy Group 1 (Brian Grace, Eire) and Res Best Puppy In Show (Mrs Laura Cox, Eire). Messano Judge For Yourself (owned by Pat & Nadine Barber) 1st Junior. Messano Golden Challenger (owned by Graham & Pam Wright) 1st Post Graduate. Messano Golden Opportunity (owned by Nadine Barber) 1st Open, Best Of Breed and Gundog Group 2.
19/10/2002
Southend-On-Sea & District Canine Society Open Show. Judge: Mr Frank Goulding (Brocksleigh). Messano Keepsake, 2nd Puppy. Messano Give Me Faith, 3rd Open Bitch.
12/10/2002
Not much to report this week-end. Möpi (Messano Jitterbug) was awarded a Reserve in Junior Bitch at Driffield Championship show by Anne Woodcock (Stanroph).
06/10/2002

This was an excellent weekend for Messano Goldens! Results are as follows:
Sat 5th Oct - South Of England Gundog Club Open Show. Judge: Jackie Sparrow (Scarholme). Messano Keepsake , 2nd Minor Puppy.This was Keeper's first show and we were very pleased with his second place behind a very nice puppy. Messano Jitterbug, 3rd Junior Bitch.
Golden Retriever Club Of Scotland Open Show. Judge: Alistair Scott (Largymore). Messano Keep A Secret From Moloko, Keeper's sister owned by Mary Neil, was awarded Best Puppy in Show at exactly 6 months of age.
Chelmsford & District Canine Society Open Show. Judge: Peter Spratt (Unavale) Pat & Nadine Barber's Messano Judge For Yourself , 1st Junior Bitch.
Sun 6th Oct. Wellingborough & District Canine Society. Judge: David Waters (Maudenhall), Messano Keepsake, 2nd Puppy Dog. Judge: Jacqui Smallcombe (Robscraig), Messano Give Me Faith (back after a years break for maternal duties), 1st Limit Bitch. Messano Jitterbug , 1st Junior Bitch and on BIS Judge's decision, Best Of Breed. Möpi was then awarded Res Best In Show by BIS Judge Sally-Ann Neath-Duggab (Buffrey), not bad for a 14 month old bitch!
Great Yarmouth & District Canine Society Open Show. Judge: Dee Milligan-Bott (Thendara). Pat & Nadine Barber's Messano Judge For Yourself , 1st Junior, Best Of Breed and Group 3. Well done everyone!

29/09/2002
Hadiscoe Exemption Show. Judge: Mrs Jean Gisborne (Jandena). We do not usually attend exemption shows, but used this one as training session before Keeper's first 'proper' show next weekend. He won the puppy class and best Puppy In Show, so it was worthwhile attending!
28/09/2002
Edwinstowe & District C.S. Open Show. Judge: Mr Gavin Green (Pamgavin). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Junior.
Kings Lynn & District K.S. Open Show. Judge: Mrs P Butler Holley(Shandwick), Messano Judge For Yourself, owned by Pat & Nadine Barber, 1st Junior, Best Of Breed & group 3. Well Done Georgia!
15/09/2002
Bury St Edmunds & District Canine Society. Judge: Mrs Eve Saxon (Goldmine). Messano Jitterbug, 2nd Junior Bitch, 2nd Special Yearling, Res Graduate Bitch.
08/09/2002
Tyrocoll Spice Girl For Messano succesfully mated to Xanthos Blackthorn. We eagerly await the sound of tiny footsteps in 9 weeks time!
24/08/2002
Wath & West Melton Open Show. Judge: Mrs S.Smith (Pollingloch). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Junior, Best Of Breed. This was Möpi's first B.O.B., and to achieve it at 13 months of age is no mean feat!
14/08/2002
United Retriever Club Championship Show. Judge: Mrs Catherine Zingg (Rayleas). Ch Ritzilyn Barrow Boy For Messano, 1st Veteran Dog, Best Veteran In Breed. Judge: Mr John Tiranti (Garthfield). Messano Jitterbug, 2nd Junior Bitch, 1st Undergraduate Bitch.
03/08/2002
National Gundog Association Championship Show. Judge: Mrs Rachel Rains (Gunhills). Ch Ritzilyn Barrow Boy For Messano, 3rd Veteran Dog. Judge: Mrs B.Keighly (Colbar). Messano Jitterbug, VHC Junior Bitch.
20/07/2002
The Golden Retriever Club Championship Show. Judge: Mrs B.Mills (Millwater). Messano Jitterbug, 2nd Junior Bitch, Res Undergraduate Bitch, this was Möpi's first show out of puppy so we were pleased by her placings.
14/07/2002
Sheringham & District Canine Society. Judge: Mrs Hazeldene (Overdene). Messano Jitterbug 1st Puppy Bitch, 2nd Junior Bitch. Möpi was beaten in Junior Bitch by her litter sister 'Messano Judge for Yourself', owned by Pat & Nadine Barber. 'Georgia' was also awarded Best Puppy. This was the girls last show in puppy, as today was their first birthday.
13/07/2002
Clacton & District Canine Society, Tendring Show. Judge: Mr Mick Monks. After a break of 5 weeks due to the departure of the puppies and Möpi (Messano Jitterbug), having her first season, Möpi returned to the ring in style and won 1st Puppy Bitch, 1st Junior Bitch, 1st Special Yearling and was awarded Best Puppy in breed.
07/06/2002
The Suffolk Show. Judge: Mr Peter Saunders (Briarhaze). Messano Jitterbug, 2nd Puppy Bitch, 2nd Novice Bitch.
04/05/2002
Newark And Nottinghamshire Agricultural Society Open Show. Judge: Mr F.Phipps (Saffrel). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Puppy Bitch, 1st Junior Bitch, Best Puppy, Res Best Gundog Puppy in Show.
14/04/2002
Crystal Palace Canine Association. Judge: Mrs Sheila Watkins (Tamarley). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Minor Puppy. For a photograph of her taken today, please click here
13/04/2002
Norfolk & Norwich Canine Society. Judge: Mrs M.Pickstock (Abbeylakes). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Junior Bitch, 3rd Puppy Bitch. Nadine & Pat Barber's Messano Judge For Yourself, 1st Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy & Puppy Group 3.
07/04/2002
East Anglian Gundog Society. Judge: Mrs Julie Williams (Trebettyn). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Minor Puppy, 2nd Puppy, 3rd Novice. Barber's Messano Judge For Yourself (litter sister) 2nd Minor Puppy.
05/04/2002
Messano Give Me Faith (Faith) has produced a beautiful litter of 4 dogs and 7 bitches to Ch Ritzilyn Barrow Boy For Messano (Boysie). If you would like to see a copy of the pedigree, please click here
01/04/2002
Suffolk Kennel Association. Judge: Gill Atha (Torsinki). Messano Jitterbug, 3rd Puppy, 1st Novice.
29/03/2002
Herts & Essex Border Canine Society. Judge: Pat Nelmes (Paudell). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Puppy. Tyrocoll Spice Girl For Messano, 3rd Limit.
24/03/2002
Mountsorrel & District Canine Society. Judge: Gail Brailsford (Ambreck). Messano Jitterbug, 1st Puppy, Best Puppy, Reserve Best Of Breed. Judge: Mrs Barbara Simpson, Best Puppy In Show
17/03/2002
Sheringham & District Canine Society. Judge: Mr P. Hambling (Horham). Tyrocoll Spice Girl For Messano, 1st Open Bitch, Best Bitch. Messano Jitterbug, Ist Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy, Gundog Puppy Group 3.
03/03/2002
Southern Golden Retriever Society Championship Show. Judge: Mrs P. Holmes. Messano Jitterbug 2nd Minor Puppy Bitch
02/03/2002
Romford & District Canine Society. Judge: Mrs C.Parrish (Rainscourt) Messano Jitterbug, 1st Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy In Breed. Gundog Puppy Group 1, Judge: Mr Roly Cross (Sallidene)
24/02/2002
Horley And District Canine Society. Messano Jitterbug , Ist Minor Puppy. Judge: Mr Mark Cooper.
23/02/2000
Isle Of Ely Canine Society. Messano Jitterbug , 2nd Puppy. Glenmoray By Appointment To Messano , 2nd Junior. Judge: Mrs Sue Hush

10/02/2002

UK Paper Lesiure Canine Society. Messano Jitterbug, 1st puppy. Awarded Best Puppy by Mrs L. Maynard.