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Spaniel Field Trials


Spaniel Field Trials Schedule 2024/5

The Field Trial Year ends on 1st February and begins on 2nd February in each year

​Details of Spaniel Field Trials being run by WGDS will appear on this page as soon as dates for any stakes  are confirmed by the Spaniel FT Secretary

Definitions of Spaniel Field Trial Stakes

  1. Open
    A Stake in which dogs have the opportunity of gaining a qualification towards the title of Field Trial Champion (K Regulations refer) and towards entry in the Championship or Champion Stake for its breed; in which entry is open to all dogs of a specified breed or breeds except that such Stakes may not be confined to Any Variety Spaniel [except Spaniel (Cocker) and (English Springer)]. It may be limited to a prescribed number of runners (J4 refers), in which case these shall be decided by a draw conducted in accordance with Regulation J7.i., so that preference is given to previous performance.

  2. Novice
    Retrievers, Spaniels and Breeds which Hunt, Point and Retrieve: A Stake which is confined to dogs which have not gained a place which would qualify them for first preference in the draw for Open Stakes.

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