But he is a pleasant, good humoured fellow, and has got the nicest little black bitch of
a pointer I ever saw.
DROOPYS LONER bids to roundoff a campaign of relentless high achievement when she lines up as the likely warm favourite for tonight's PS15,000 William Hill Oaks final over 480 metres at Wimbledon, with trainer Dean Childs adamant she ought to be crowned bitch of
the year' irrespective of how she fares, writes Richard Birch.
This Keeley McGeetrained daughter of Larkhill Jo bitch is a half-sister to 2006 Bitch of
the Year Shelbourne Becky.
This Keeley McGee-trained bitch is a half-sister to last year's Bitch of
the Year Shelbourne Becky and could well go on to emulate that tough-as-teak performer.
The Year: Express Wish, Oran Majestic, Shelbourne Becky.
Is the answer yet another award - for bitch of
One of the nominations for the Irish Bitch of
the Year Award, Side Saga won the Champion Bitch Stake at Thurles last backend and was a finalist in the Irish Oaks last year.
The Brood Bitch of
the Year is Newbridge Girl, the dam of Derby and Champion Stakes finalist Disguised, Tote Gold Cup winner First Charter and that brilliant bitch Frazzled.