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WCRA Championships 2020 & 2021
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.
NEW FOR 2021
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.
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.
View or download the full table of placings
220 yards bend; veterans over 110 yards straight
Dogs: KATIE MANNERS (Mannerpool)
Bitches: SERENA WIGNALL (Starswift)
Referee: JACKIE HAWKINS
After a great day’s bend racing at the Ryemeadows Open, we were all looking forward to more of the same this weekend. Unfortunately, the weather had the last word and we had to abandon due to waterlogging.
Urgent Notice Due to heavy rain this week and torrential rain overnight parts of the track were underwater when it was inspected this morning. So with much regret the 2nd WCRA championships on Sunday 16th June 2019 has had to be postponed and a new date will be...
Updated to Include Winners Photos
A great day’s racing on a track that is really starting to blossom now..
Judge: Julie Meakin
All three girls handled their dogs sympathetically and would not have been out of place in the breed ring.
Judge: Anne McDonald
Judge: Stephanie O’Brien (Robertson)
Judge: Anne Macdonald
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