The Whippet Club News & Archives – All Purposes

NEW FOR 2020

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This year, the WCRA Golden Anniversary,  we are offering the chance to win a portrait of your dog and also the opportunity to sponsor weight groups in the WCRA Championships.

Win a Commissioned Portrait of Your Dog

The WCRA are holding an exciting new competition to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1st WCRA race meeting.

The winners will be drawn on the day of each championship ( 26th April / 14th June / 9th August / 4th October) and presented with a voucher for an artist painting of one of your dogs worth over £50.

The tickets will be £2 each and available only until 7 days before 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th championships.

THE ARTIST WILL USE A PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR CHOOSING OR A PHOTOGRAPH CAN BE TAKEN AFTER THE DRAW.

WCRA 50th Anniversary / Weight Group Sponsorship 2020

We have on offer the opportunity for people to sponsor one or more weight groups in the Main Championships, Veteran Crowns and Superstars Veteran Sprint.

The cost for sponsorship is £10 per group per Championships or £30 for all 4 Main Championships for 1 group. Veteran Group sponsorship is £10 per group or £15 for 1 group for both events.

There is an option to commemorate a person or dog for a specific weight group or groups which will be published and displayed in the Program accordingly.

WCRA Approved Seconders 2016

WCRA Approved Seconders 2016

Click on a marker to bring up the seconders details.

Printable Word and PDF files are available for download. Please choose the file type you prefer from the links below the map.

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Latest News – Passport Registration 2016

Latest News – Passport Registration 2016

As many of you will know, the WCRA brought DNA profiling into effect to protect the purity of the breed and this was done in consultation with affiliated clubs at an Extraordinary Club Representatives meeting over 5 years ago.

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Critique from Members Show 16th January 2016

Critique from Members Show 16th January 2016

I found some excellent whippets of very high quality and was more than pleased with all my winners!

Temperament was fantastic all over and the only thing I would have liked to see different in the majority of the whippets was a harder muscular condition, but we all know it is Winter-time!

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JOANNA RUSSELL Died 11th January 2016

Joanna was on The Whippet Club committee for many years during the seventies, eighties and nineties. She was Chairman for some years and edited The Whippet magazine from 1985 to 1996.

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