Whangamomona kicked off the Taranaki Centre dog trial season last week and once again the club was very well patronised, with 398 runs and competitors from all over the North Island and some travelling up from Blenheim.
The results were:
S.Murphy with Kahu, 97.5; K Lobb, Freak, 97; L Bishop, Club, 96.75; G Smith, Ned, 95.5; B Gower, Hone, 95.
Shorthead and Yard:
G Murphy, Harry, 96.5; D Murphy, Mutt, 95.5; I Burling, Tyne, 95; W Schmidt, Dream, 94.5; G Northcott, Dick, 94.
K Lobb, Freak, 97; L Bishop, Club, 96.75; B Gower, Hone, 95.
Shorthead and Yard Intermediate:
G Murphy, Harry, 96.5; D Murphy, Mutt, 95.5; L Duffy, Joy, 93.
G Murphy; Riff, 89.5; R Harre, Puke, 88.5; G Evans, Row, 88.
Shorthead and Yard Maiden:
D Murphy, Mutt, 95.5; T Price, Bill, 91; P Kemp, Star, 85.5.
Zigzag Hunt Open:
L Duffy, Pearl, 98.5; G Dickson, Pound, 98; D Murphy, Rebel, 97.75; J Peterson, Dan, 97.5; L Bellringer, Dee, 97.
Straight hunt Open:
M Hodgins, Shag, 97.5; G Brier, Tess, 97; P Martin, Cody, 96.75; L Schmidt, Claude, 96.5; L Bishop, Solar, 96.25.
L Bellringer, Dee, 97; C Wiggins, Red, 96.6; L Edginton, Bounce, 96.5.
Straight Hunt Intermediate
M Hodgins, Shag, 97.5; G Brier, Tess, 97; A Irwin, Buster, 96.2.
L Bellringer, Dee, 97; C Wiggins, Red, 96.6; L Bellringer, Boogy, 96.4.
Straight Hunt Maiden:
A Irwin, Buster, 96.2; J Bartlett, Ra, 96; M Hodgins, Phoenix, 95.