Home Page

Past Shows

News Page


Midland C.T.C. Cairn Day 2013

12th October 2013

Held at Hasland Village Hall, Hasland, Derbyshire.


Another brilliant turnout for 2013 MCTC Cairn Day! Both Pet & Show Cairns and their owners joined in the fun,

Making it yet another very successful and enjoyable day. Although Hasland Hall had undergone a refurbishment

Inside and out since last year, they and still welcome our canine friends to use their lovely hall situated next to a park.


A slight change in format this year, after the welcome coffee and biscuits Alison Wragg gave a trimming demonstration,

With questions and answers from the audience as she expertly transformed a Cairn into a potential Crufts winner!


This was followed by - Cairn Day Fun Classes.


Chris Marshall ably assisted fun class organiser Brenda.

This year every class winner won a squeaky Hippo, runners up a rubber hot dog or Burger toy. All participants received Doggy treats.

There was also a bespoke Rosette for the winners.


Class One Best Sausage Catcher

Chris took charge of throwing the sausages to the expectant Cairns whilst Brenda gave treats to those eliminated.

This years contest was as hotly contested as ever!  The last three looked like they couldn’t miss.

Eventually we got down to two and decided on a tie before we ran out of sausages!

Best Sausage Catcher 2013 - A Tie, Claire & Alfie  + Steve & Barley

 The 2012 Reigning Sausage Catcher Henry came a respectable third.






The last two

Best Sausage Catcher - A Tie Claire & Alfie  + Steve & Barley



Class two – Musical (Whistle) Mats


Musical Mats winners –

Steve and Bramble


Class 3 – Longest Stay -

 Gemma our 2011 winner came back this year and after a pep talk from Mum she re gained her title!  

But was nearly beaten by runner up Callie,


The last two sitting!

A relieved Jo with winner Gemma



After a break for Lunch It was time for the Puppy Walk

This year it was for all puppies but with two awards.

Judged By Sylvia Carter

Best Baby Puppy was Danny's 4month Old Tammy.

Best Puppy 6 - 12months was Julie's Betsy.


We spared no expense with our Celebrity judge ………..

Ex Crufts Judge Linda Firth, who judged the remaining Cairn Day Classes.

Assisted by her steward Brenda



Class 4 – Best Head

 Won by Jake & very good looking Dylan

Our judge had a very difficult job in choosing fro all these lovely Cairns

She eventually made a “cut” of the final few


Jake and Dylan


Class 5 – Best Rescue

 Was again won by last years winner Jayne’s Jessie

Class 6 – Best Condition

 Won by Dave's Rosie


Class 7 – Best Oldie 7+

 Won by Mary’s Sophie

(Center of pic)


Class 8 – Cairn Most Like Its Owner

 Won by Alison & Dylan

Photo needed please


Class 9 – Waggiest Tail

 Won by Tracey & Flo


Class 10 – Handsomest Dog

 Won by Maggie & Scruffy

Photo needed please

Class 11 – Prettiest Bitch

Dave and Callie

Photo needed please


Class 12 – The One The Judge Would Like To Take Home

 Won by Milly's Betsy


And Finally A Best In Show had to be chosen from all first prizewinners of the day

It had to Be Queen of the Long Stay - Gemma!


More Pictures

Pat’s lemon drizzle cake went down a treat!

The Wirral branch of Brenndarcy on it’s annual pilgrimage to Cairn Day

Riley looking for more fun

CTRF stall

Mmmmmmm….Lotsa, Lotsa Puds…

Daphne organising the Workers

And finally Gemma, who at the end of the day, was still staying!


Apologies if we have any of this years winning Cairns or their owners names wrong, please let me know.

 Also if you have any photos you think we could use. (Cairn most like owner, handsomest cairn and prettiest bitch)

Email me

(Brenda)  bdcairns@brenndarcy.co.uk 


Photographs by

Alan Firth