Gundog News

The latest Gundog news from Drumlanrig Castle

To keep you up to speed with everything that’s going down – or being put up – we’ll post the latest Gundog news, articles and stories here.

Buccleuch Pepper Sires Danish Championship Winner

5th January, 2017

Over 4 years ago Henrik Hansen travelled to Chapel Farm Kennels from Denmark to have his bitch mated with Buccleuch Pepper, “Jet”, and from the resulting litter he retained a dog pup. This pup was named “Pepper” and Henrik enjoyed great success last year in making him up to Field Trial Champion in both Denmark […]

Championship Qualification for David and Tina

8th December, 2016

Fortune smiled upon David and Buccleuch Honey “Tina” at yesterday’s Welsh & English Counties Open Stake held at Downton Estate, Ludlow, Shropshire, by kind permission of Mr C Lyons with Head Keeper Mr Bob Bowyers and Judges Mr D J Sowerby and Mr D Bishop. They have hit the crossbar a few times this season […]

Looking for a gift idea this Christmas?

6th December, 2016

David’s DVD’s have proved extremely popular among gundog owners and as can be seen from these images are also very popular with the dogs themselves. In the photos shown here we have viewers from America, Australia and The UK all concentrating very hard on the particular technique being explained. There are 4 DVD’s in the […]

ESS Championship Qualification for Jon Bailey

11th November, 2016

Congratulations to Chapel Farm sponsored handler Mr Jon Bailey and Field Trial Champion Rheastmoar Fizzy on their win yesterday in the English Springer Spaniel Open Stake organised by Forth & Clyde Gundog Club and held by kind permission of the Duke of Northumberland at Tollishill. This ground is well known to Jon and may perhaps […]

An Excellent Few Days for Buccleuch Gundogs

24th October, 2016

On Wednesday the 19th of October David and Cocker Spaniel Buccleuch Ilana, “Cracker”, were awarded first place at The Cocker Spaniel Club Novice Stake held at Rosedale by kind permission of Mr D Ross and Mr D Chattaway and judged by Mr M Deacon and Mr A Hopkins-Young. In addition they were also presented with […]