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WCRA Championships 2020 & 2021

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2020 has become a memorable year but a desperately sad one for many, many people – the effects of which will affect us for some time to come.

Our first priority has to be that of the racers’ health and recent developments regarding the pandemic are worrying therefore we have made the decision to cancel all our Championships this year.

Obviously we were looking forward to celebrating our Golden Anniversary in 2020, with so many of us racers in the older generation the health risk is simply too great.  However, we do intend to carry over our 50th into 2021.

See this News Post for full information.

NEW FOR 2021

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In 2021, 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 ( 9th May / 13th June / 8th August / 3rd 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.

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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4th WCRA Championships 2015, Report and full results

4th WCRA Championships 2015, Report and full results

A lovely Indian Summer’s day and the ground getting closer to how we want it; credit to Ray Pond, Ian German and Garry Comber who have done the bulk of the preparations and ground work; improvements to the venue are set to continue over the winter months.

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