Merrilyn Diamond In The Dark

 DOB 28/02/2012

(Dufosee Ikea x Davricard Greta At Merrilyn)


Freda  started her show career at the end of August 2012 and qualified for Cruft's 2013 at the age of 6 months and 3 days!  Freda  had a great puppy show career achieving 5 first places in classes, four group placings and a reserve best puppy in show at open shows.  Freda has tested clear for both MLS and NCCD and is now taking a break from showing to have her first litter due the end of October 2014.

Show Highlights

Date                                           Show                                                   Class & Place                                                      Judge

August 2012                   City of Birmingham   Champ Show                Minor Puppy Bitch 2nd                            Dr R James (Qualified for Crufts!!!)

September 2012              Darlington Champ Show                               Minor Puppy Bitch 3rd                             Mr P Higgins

September 2012              Bridgeford & District CS  Open Show            Junior Beagle 1st, BPIB, PHG4                Allanya Allen/Barry J Kennet

September 2012              Pollard Canine Society      Open Show          AVNSC Hound Puppy 2nd, RBOB            Jo Davies

October 2012                   MNCBC Open Show Open Show                  Minor Puppy Bitch  1st                             Mr J Lindon

Blanket tri of 7 months in top condition, nice head and expression, clean neck and level top line, mischievous, gave handler a bit of a hard time but box like once settled, only a baby so plenty of time for schooling.

October 2012                   Midland Counties Champ Show                    Minor Puppy Bitch VHC                            Mrs V Phillips

 November 2012               Nottingham Sherwood Foresters Open          Junior Beagle 1st BPIB PHG2

Merrilyn Diamond In The Dark Tri bitch of quality. Lovely head and eye.  Strong straight front, good depth of chest with correct topline and good rear  angulation. Moved out well with purpose and drive. Best Puppy Group 2

February 2013                  Matlock & District CS   Open                         Junior Beagle 1st RBOB BPIB PHG1 RBPIS   Liz Millward/Anne Eposisto

February 2013                   Newark & District CS                                   AVNSC Junior 1st BPIB PHG2                 Mr P Broadbent

A very nice puppy.  Overall shape and type very typical. Lovely head and expression. Firm body,  lovely bone with well knuckled feet. Just needs improved handling but should do ok. BEST AVNSC PUPPY & GROUP 2 HOUND PUPPY.

May 2013                          White Rose CS                                      Post Graduate Beagle 2nd                       Nick Morgan

May 2013                          Border Counties Hound Ass                  Junior Beagle             2nd

May 2013                        B'm National Champ Show                        Junior Bitch               VHC                      Jane May

May 2013                        Edwinstowe & Dist CS                              Post Graduate Beagle 2nd                      David Howarth

August 2013                    NMCBC Champ Show                              Post Graduate            4th                        Christine Lewis

October 2013                  NMCBC Open Show                                   Gradute Bitch          VHC                       Sue Arden

November 2013               Nottingham Sherwood Foresters Open          Post Graduate         1st                         Carol Williams