"Teddy" won his title at Three Counties to become the third new Champion of 2014 and the first to win all his CCs during the year.
Teddy, at almost 6 years old, becomes the first UK Champion for his owners and breeders, Mr and Mrs Noyce. He was handled to his title by Jennie Griffiths (Karamynd) and becomes the sixth UK Champion sired by her UK/Int Ch Karamynd Play The Game. Teddy's dam is Barwest Bright As A New Pin at Maxula (bred by Pat Barrell) a daughter of Ch Kingsview Pie Eyed (by the last Haweswalton Champion, Apache) and the latest Barwest Champion, Bed Time Story (by Ch Krisma Streetwise).
Teddy won his first CC at Manchester from Jack Watson (Fieldron); his second came at the Scottish Kennel Club in May from Mike Vickers (Eskwyre) and his third at Three Counties from Anne Bartlett (Dwilencia). He had previous won Reserve CCs at Bath in 2012 and at Leeds in 2013, plus Best in Show at the WHWT Club of England November Open show 2013.
The Maxula kennel has previously owned two CC winners: Maxula Box Of Tricks is being shown currently and won her CC as a puppy, while the previous CC winner, Saredon State Of Grace at Maxula won one back in 1997 at the WHWT Club Championship show. Maxula Melody Maker became an American Champion. He is by Incheril Firecracker ex Barwest Bee-Bright at Tynallt.
UK/Int Champion Karamynd Play The Game
Barwest Bright As A New Pin at Maxula
Freddie was the Top Westie of 2008 and 2009, plus won BOB twice at Crufts 2009 and 2011. He has 22 CCs in total and won his international title in Europe. Teddy is his sixth UK Champion, including a litter of three UK title holders.
Ch Comdale Miss January at Hillsted
The pair are not closely related. Their first common ancestor is Champion Olac Moon Pilot, the breed's CC record holder and last WHWT to win Supreme Best in Show at Crufts.
Teddy's dam is by Ch Kingsview Pie-Eyed
Saredon State Of Grace at Maxula
Maxula Box Of Tricks
Box Of Tricks is by Ch Hopecharm Willie Makeit for Karamynd (Play The Game's grandsire) from a daughter of Play The Game. She won her CC from puppy in 2012.
Willie Makeit was Top Westie in 2003, the last WHWT to win BIS at the National Terrier and sire of 9 UK Champions.
State Of Grace won a CC in 1997 She was bred by the late Judy Averis and Dave Scawthorn. Her sire was UK/Danish Ch Glenoostie Magician of Rotella (once RBIS at the National Terrier), who is the grandsire of Willie Makeit and sired 4 UK Champions.
Her dam is Ch Barwest Bed Time Story
Teddy pictured with his owner and breeder, Margaret Noyce and handler, Jennie Griffiths at Three Counties after he won his title. Photos by Kirsten Fox.