Lotti

In 1967 Col Tucker ran Lotti in a Novice Field Trial run by the GSP Club at Wynard Hall, Stockton on Tees The judges were Mr Geoffrey Sterne & Mrs M Sanderson and was awarded first place, thus becoming the first Weimaraner to win a Novice trial in the UK. The followiing year she was awarded 2nd at a GSP Novice trial and in 1970 was awarded 3rd place in an All Aged trial  run by the GSP Club. Her daughter Katie Golightly  won the the Novice trial held by the WCGB in 1972.

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Weimaraners first ran in  field trials in 1955  The trials were organized by various Pointer Setters gundog clubs with Weimaraners & GSPs entered. Major MacGibbon's Strawbridge Baron was the first Weimaraner to be awarded a 2nd place in a Novice trial in 1955 and gained a 3rd at thr North of Scotland Association trial for Pointers Setters Weimaraners & GSP's  Puppy & Non Winners Stake.

Another notable dog running in trials was Mr A Gluckmann's Ann of Monksway who in 1956 was placed 3rd at the Southern & Western Counties Field Trial Society for Pointers, Setters, Weimaraners & GSP's . She also notched up a 2nd place in the Scottish Gundog Association Pointer &Setter trial on grouse and finally ending the season with a 2nd place in the Irish Setter Association (England ) and Setter & Pointer Club Novice stake.

The Club ran its first Novice Field Trial on the 24th October 1970 at Flixton Suffolk. The trial was open to GSPs Hungarian Vizslas and Weimaraners. The judges were Geoffrey Sterne & Mrs Louise Pertie - Hay. Mrs Joan Matuszewska  donated silver plaques for 1st 2nd & 3rd and Mrs Diana Oldershaw a tankard for best puppy. First & third places went to GSPs but 2nd place was awarded to Mr J Parke's Cloncurry Flash and he was also awarded a Certificate of Merit with Cloncurry Smokey.Best puppy went to a GSP.