WCRA News & Announcements
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.
News, Racing Results & Announcements from the WCRA
Here are the up to date WCRA Superstar League placings as of July 2017
Sunday 18 June at The Whippet Meadow, Detling
Main over 150 yards straight; Veteran Superstars Sprint over 150 yards straight, ½yd/lb & yd/yr
The WCRA Committee has made the decision to change the format of the 2nd Championships on 18th June 2017 from a bend to a STRAIGHT; to be run over 150 yards – the Veteran Sprint remains unchanged.
Sunday 30 April at The Whippet Meadow, Detling – 150 yards straight; veterans ½yd/lb & yd/yr
For 2017 Championships, if a whippet wins a Whippet Club Racing Champion title unopposed, an indicator “(s)” will be added i.e. WCRCh(s).
Crufts is a unique experience with an atmosphere like no other show. The anticipation and excitement builds as the four days draw closer; even though the dogs may not be in the show ring – our whippets are not only on display at Discover Dogs they are ambassadors of the breed.
An Article by Dr. D.E. Jones about why puppies should not be raced too young
Collected together for the first time, a historical record of the WCRA trophy winners.
List of trophy winners from the 2016 season of racing at the WCRA
The forms will also be available throughout 2017 on our Forms and Downloads page in both Word and PDF format.
The final placings for the WCRA Superstars League are as follows:
The Whippet Meadow, Detling over 240 yards bends and also – Superstars Veteran Sprint – 110 yards straights at ½yd/lb & yd/yr
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