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Barnesmore Beautiful Hounds
Ireland’s Top Whippet, Greyhound & Ibizan Kennel

WINNING WHEN IT MATTERS

** STOP PRESS **
HOUND CLUB OF N.I. 2012 - BEST PUPPY IN SHOW
BARNESMORE BLACK BESS
BELFAST ALL BREED CH. SHOW SEPTEMBER 2011 - BEST PUPPY IN BREED - BARNESMORE BLACK BESS
INT. ALL BREED CH. SHOW AUGUST 2011 - BOB & HOUND GROUP 1 - BARNESMORE WHATEVER
BLACKPOOL CH. SHOW 2011 - CC, BOB & HOUND GROUP 1 - BARNESMORE WHATEVER
DUNDALK ALL BREED CH. SHOW 2011 - G STAR, BOB & HOUND GROUP 1 - BARNESMORE WHATEVER
THE NATIONAL CH. SHOW BIRMINGHAM 2011 - BEST PUPPY DOG & RCC - BARNESMORE BACK IN BLACK
THE NATIONAL CH. SHOW BIRMINGHAM 2011 - JUNIOR DOG & RCC - IR. CH. BOUGHTON BLACK KNIGHT OF BARNESMORE

** Celebrate it’s 60th Whippet Champion **
The ONLY Irish Whippet Kennel to have owned & bred 2 five-titled Champions:
SBIS BIS Int/GB/Ir/Dan/Swed. Ch. Barnesmore Pony Soljer (Amsterdam World Winner 2004) &
SBIS BIS Int/Ir/Swed/Ita/Croat. Ch. Barnesmore Galileo
The ONLY Irish Whippet Kennel to have won both the titles:
#1 Irish Show Dog of the Year All Breeds - GB & Ir. Ch. Barnesmore Circus Paint
#1 N. Ireland Show Dog of the Year All Breeds - Ir. Ch. Barnesmore Calypso Skies
The ONLY Irish Whippet Kennel to have taken the CCs twice at Crufts:
CC & BOB Crufts 2002 - Int/GB & Ir. Ch. Catchacre Tiger Lily of Barnesmore & again
(her son) CC Dog Crufts 2009 - GB & Ir. Ch. Barnesmore Celtic Tiger  

Pictured below Barnesmore Snoop Dogg & Barnesmore Painted Lily.  Both sired by GB Ch. & Irish Ch. Barnesmore Celtic Tiger
CC DOG CRUFTS 2009
*** BOTH QUALIFIED FOR IRISH POTY FINAL ***
Snoop Dogg Qualified for Pro Plan Puppy Stakes Final 2010 at Hound Show UK

           

Barnesmore is pleased to announce that over 70 champions have now been bred or owned in various breeds worldwide since the affix was originally registered in the late sixties.  We have now produced 60 Whippet champions English & Irish, with overseas champions in 10 different countries, as well as champions in the following breeds:-  Afghan Hounds, Greyhounds, Deerhounds, Ibizan Hounds, Shih Tzu, Lhasa Apso, Pugs and Boxers.  Other breeds also campaigned to top awards include Irish Wolfhounds and Briard, as well as handling to their titles several Ballymaconnell Basset Hounds for the late Mike and Gypsy Bridgeham's famous kennel, pioneers of the breed in Ireland.  Out of the show ring other canine activities include whipper-in to a hunting pack of Basset Hounds, breeding track winning greyhounds and having numerous successes with working collies in the field of obedience.  We are proud of the fact that the world famous Barnesmore affix is synonymous with quality and excellent movement, and the term "moves like a Barnesmore" is praise indeed for any hound.  At Barnesmore we strive for quality and breed type in any breed and, with our great depth of experience in working and racing dogs, we place great emphasis on correct movement in our hounds.  If you are looking for a top class Whippet, Greyhound or Ibizan Hound then give us a call and we shall have something to please you.  As well as the hounds, the occasional pug puppy is sometimes available.  For the more adventurous among you we have now added registered Connemara ponies to the team and hopefully in the future you will be able to purchase a Barnesmore Connemara for showing or breeding or as a well-schooled quality riding pony for the kids.     
 
We would sincerely like to thank all the foreign, UK & Irish judges for appreciating the quality of our dogs and without whom all this would not be possible.


 Barnesmore are:
Lucinda & Felicity Thompson, & M, E & F Martin, Swift Cottage, 192 Abbey Road, Millisle, Newtownards BT22 2DH, Northern Ireland
Tel: (02891) 861090 barnesmore@hotmail.com     www.barnesmorewhippets.com

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