This is the official website for the Hound Trailing Association Ltd.

HTA Secretary – Margaret Baxter, Ash Cottage, Blencow, Penrith CA11 0DB (Tel: 017684 83686)

e-mail: hta.margaret@btinternet.com

HTA Treasurer – John Bromage, Fletchers, Irton, Holmrook CA19 1TD (Tel: 019467 23714). Cheques to be made payable to HTA Ltd.

e-mail: jdbromage@btinternet.com

 

John Bromage has been appointed as HTA Treasurer. From January 1st, all financial matters will be managed by John (contact details above).

Margaret continues as Secretary until the end of the season.

 

Notice to members – the Executive Committee has amended Rule 54.6 to include the words “and shows that include hounds from local packs” after “agricultural and horticultural shows” (i.e. all these shows may charge full admission, but entries shall be free, with no charge for cars containing running hounds.)

 

STOLEN FROM GREYSTONE PLACE, CLEATOR MOOR, AFTER THE FESTIVAL TRAILS – 2 BRAND NEW TRAIL RAGS. Any information, please, to Christine McGee (01946 812650)

 

Annual Quiz answers: 1 Paddywack, 2 Nikita, 3 Climber, 4 McCoy; 5 Menorah, 6 Lady Anne, 7 Toytown, 8 Cartier, 9 Nixon, 10 Queen, 11 Bublé, 12 High Stile, 13 Bewitched, 14 Downhill, 15 Sultan,

16 Levitate, 17 Darling (or Kelly), 18 Step Up, 19 Bronco, 20 Tsunami, 21 Telstar, 22 Chinook, 23 Summertime, 24 Longship, 25 Ladybird, 26 Miracle, 27 Judy, 28 Max, 29 Dawn, 30 Calypso.

1st= Ann Bell, Dot Wilding, Pat Black (29)     2nd= Ann, Grace & Hannah Holmes, Claire Crone, John & Diane Bromage (27½)

(Bronco was a loo paper in the 40s and 50s before the dawn of the soft stuff!)

 

Wins up to and including 24th July (sorry, can’t put a proper table in because Computer Say No!)  

Senior wins – Endure 15, Thorn Fire 6, Marli 5, Prudence, Tommy’s Legacy Washington, Jenny’s Aura & Jenny’s Delight 4, Try Again, Try Time & Overwater Arnie 3, Arizona & Persian Bay 2.

Puppy wins – Miterdale Shadow 22, Huntsman’s Major 18, Crazy 9, Del Boy and Black Legend 4, Nikita 3.

 

Team Comp. up to & including week 17 (23rd July):

Div 1 – Team Miterdale 168, Jenny’s Rascals 136, Toyah’s Troopers 109, Maltesers 97, Reivers 85, Veggie Patch 78.

Div 11 – Team Miterdale 58, Miterdales and Tilery Stars 44, Veggie Patch and Pennine Runners 35, Huntsman’s Gang 34. Maltesers 33.

 

OR Points (up to 23rd July): Free Spirit 44, Sweet Harmony 40, Overwater Jack 28, Songbird 24.

OM Points (up to 24th July): Miterdale Proper 45, Kinniside Beauty 41, Night Vision 32, Summer Rose 30, Sugar Ray 29.

ONW Points (up to 16th July): Miterdale Steel 18 (finished), nse Provincial 16, Rodney Rascal 10, Huntsman’s Magician 9.

V Points (up to 22nd July): Artisan 41, Free Spirit 32, Westgate Belle 28, Kerrymore and Quiet Linnet 23.

SM Points (up to 23rd July):  Step Up 20, Another Bay 15, My Way and Lone Rebel 13, Blueboy 12, Yorkshire Lad 11.

 

Notice to all members: if at any time during the season you receive a challenge trophy for an HTA major trail which needs the engraving brought up to date, please return it to Margaret.

 

Notice to members: subscriptions – juniors under 18   £5,    adults 18 – 64   £20,     65 and over   £15.    All new members – 50p extra.      Kennel insurance - £10.

Please pay John Bromage (details above) enclosing money or cheques in an envelope with your details written on it. Subscriptions are now overdue, so please

pay promptly. Cheques should be made payable to HTA Ltd.

 

Notice to promoters: Levy now 20p per runner (60p for All-In); bookmakers 50p, insurance stays at £5.50 per trail. Fees to go to Treasurer, with the results and returns forms – new ones will be provided!

Insurance for March trials - £2.00 per race, no levy, no need for forms.

 

CHAMPIONSHIP TRAILS

JULY

Tues 25 – Dean H, M, P, PM (6.00)

Wed 26 – Cold Fell H, P, OM, OR (6.00)

Thurs 27 – Ambleside Sports H, M, P, PM, OR (1.45, 2.30, 4.00, 4.30, 5.00)

Sat 29 – Bridekirk H, M, P, PM, V (1.30)

 

AUGUST

Tues 1 – Millstone Moor H, P, OM, AI (6.00)

Wed 2 – Cold Fell H, P, OM, OR (6.00)

Sat 5 – Cockley Beck H, M, P, OR, V (1.30)

Sat 5 – Dean H, M, P, PM (2.00)

Sun 6 – Calebreak H, P, OM, OR (1.00, 2.30, 3.00, 3.30)

Wed 9 – Cold Fell H, P, OM, OR (6.00)

Thurs 10 – Ings H, P, OM (2.30, 4.00, 4.30)

Sat 12 – HTA Premier Trails, Tallentire Hill H, M, P, PM, OR, V (1.30)

Mon 14 – Calebreak H, P, OR (6.15, 7.45, 8.15)

Tues 15 – Wasdale Head H, P, OM (6.00)

Thurs 17 – Rydal H, P, OR (12.00, 1.30, 2.00)

Thurs 17 – Gamelsby

Sat 19 – Rusland Show

Sun 20 – Fellside

Sun 20- Redmain

Mon 21 – Cockley Beck

Tues 22 – Sandale

Thurs 24 – Wythop

Sat 26 – Shap

Sat 26 – Bridekirk H, M, P, PM (11.00)

Sun 27 – Grasmere Sports

Mon 28 – Cold Fell (Whitehaven Classic)

Tues 29 – Bridekirk

Wed 30 – Ennerdale Show

Thurs 31 - Fellside

 

 

Brigham HTA

Dean (3 trailers may be used)

Tues 25 July – Hounds 6.00, Maidens 6.45, Pups 8.00, Puppy Maidens 8.30

Sat 5 August – Hounds 2.00, Maidens 2.45, Pups 4.00, Puppy Maidens 4.30

 

C/W Area Committee

Millstone Moor

Tues 1 August – Hounds 6.00, Pups 7.15, Open Maidens 7.45, All-In 8.15

 

Carlisle & Penrith Area Committee

Calebreak

Sun 6  August – Hounds 1.00, Pups 2.30, Open Maidens 3.00, Open Restricted 3.30

Mon 14 August – Hounds 6.15, Pups 7.45, Open Restricted 8.15

 

Guide Dogs for the Blind & Cancer Research Committee

Cold Fell

Wed 26 July – Hounds 6.00, Pups 7.15, Open Maidens 7.45, Open Restricted 8.15

Wed 2 August – Hounds 6.00, Pups 7.15, Open Maidens 7.45, Open Restricted 8.15

(Wils Logan and Birkett Lawson Trophies – all proceeds to Cancer Research)

Wed 9 August – Hounds 6.00, Pups 7.15, Open Maidens 7.45, Open Restricted 8.15

 

Cockermouth Show Trails

Bridekirk

Sat 29 July – Hounds 1.30, Maidens 2.15, Pups 3.30, Puppy Maidens 4.00, Veterans 4.30

 

Ambleside Sports Committee

Ambleside Sports, Rydal Park

Thurs 27 July - £400 Hounds 1.45, £120 Maidens 2.30, £200 Pups 4.00, £120 Puppy Maidens 4.30, £120 Open Restricted 5.00

 

Low Place HTC

Cockley Beck

Sat 5 August – Hounds 1.30, Maidens 2.15, Pups 3.30, Open Restricted 4.00, Veterans 4.30

 

Rydal Hound Show

Rydal Park, Ambleside

Thurs 17 August – Hounds 12.00, Pups 1.30, Open Restricted 2.00

£50 for each trail, all to pay, entries free.

 

Wasdale Show Committee

Wasdale Head

Tues 15 August – Hounds 6.00, Pups 7.15, Open Maidens 7.45

 

Cockermouth Supporters Club

Bridekirk

Sat 26 August – Hounds 11.00, Maidens 11.45, Pups 1.00, Puppy Maidens 1.30

Jimmy Crone cup for H, Jackie Hewitson cup for P.  Cash for Points.

 

Lake District Sheepdog Trials

Hill Farm, Ings

Thurs 10 August - £75 Hounds 2.30, £75 Pups 4.00, £50 Open Maidens 4.30

 

HTA LTD, Premier Trails

Tallentire Hill

Sat 12 August - Hounds 1.30, Maidens 2.15, Pups 3.30, Puppy Maidens 4.00, Open Restricted 4.30, Veterans 5.00

£160 for each trail, plus £5 for 7th – 10th.   Rosettes, challenge trophies, framed photos for winners.

Admission £6, all to pay, entries free.  Puppy Show 3.00 approx.

Many thanks to sponsors – C/W Area, Supporters Club, P.& J.Laidler

 

REHOMING – to book hounds in for re-homing, please contact Sue Lloyd (016974 78383 evenings) or e-mail her on trailhoundwelfare@hotmail.co.uk

Sue runs Lakeland Trailhound Welfare, and you can be assured that she will advise you and will make all arrangements for you.

The HTA has complete confidence in Sue, and we are extremely lucky to have her.

 

Bitches mated so far:

Aspire x Fireman Sam – pupped 2nd January (9 pups - 4 dogs, 5 bitches). Earmarked.

Howgill Blondie x Huntsman’s Hope – pupped 2nd January (11 pups – 3 dogs, 8 bitches).  Earmarked.

Miterdale Force x Free Spirit – pupped 10th January (8 pups – 6 dogs, 2 bitches). Earmarked.

Thorn Girl x Jenny’s Choice – pupped 4th January (4 pups – 2 dogs, 2 bitches). Earmarked.

Doll x Remember Me – pupped 19th February (9 pups – 5 dogs, 4 bitches). Earmarked.

Black Mist x High Stile – pupped 13th February (9 pups – 7 dogs, 2 bitches). Earmarked.

Olivia x JLS – Pupped 14th February (9 pups – 4 dogs, 5 bitches). Earmarked.

Silver Charm x Endure – pupped 4th March (9 pups – 5 dogs, 4 bitches). Earmarked.

Silver Spangle x Endure – pupped 6th March (8 pups – 7 dogs, 1 bitch). Earmarked.

Meadow Dixie x Cartier – pupped 7th March (7 pups – 3 dogs, 4 bitches). Earmarked.

Huntsman’s Jenny x Jenny’s Choice – pupped 24th March (9 pups – 4 dogs, 5 bitches). Earmarked.

Annie’s Bay x Fireman Sam – pupped 31st March (11 pups – 6 dogs, 5 bitches). Earmarked.

Westgate Gypsy x Westgate Kyzapupped 8th April (7 pups – 2 dogs, 5 bitches). Earmarked.

Tinkerbell x Fireman Sam – pupped 6th April (10 pups – 5 dogs, 5 bitches). Earmarked.

Nellie Kim x Overwater Arniepupped 21st April (3 pups – 2 dogs, 1 bitch). Earmarked.

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Black Howe Plantation

This land is not to be used for trial trails,

by order of the HTA Committee.

 

If you would like a copy of the Rule Book to be e-mailed to you, please ask the Secretary.

 

Latest slipping times:

April 1 - 6                               7.15 pm

April 7 – 14                            7.30 pm

April 15 – 22                          7.45 pm

April 23 – 29                          8.00 pm

April 30 – May 6                   8.15 pm

May 7 – 13                             8.30 pm

May 14 – 20                           8.45 pm

May 21 – 27                           9.00 pm

May 28 – July 8                     9.15 pm

July 9 – 21                              9.00 pm

July 22 – 28                            8.45 pm

July 29 – Aug 4                      8.30 pm

Aug 5 – 11                              8.15 pm

Aug 12 – 18                            8.00 pm

Aug 19 – 25                            7.45 pm

Aug 26 – Sept 1                      7.30 pm

Sept 2 – 8                                7.15 pm

Sept 9 – 15                              7.00 pm

Sept 16 – 22                            6.45 pm

Sept 23 – 30                            6.30 pm

Oct 1 – 6                 5.45 pm

Oct 7 – 13                               5.30 pm

Oct 14 – 20                             5.15 pm

Oct 21 – 24                             5.00 pm

Oct 25 – 27                             4.45 pm

Oct 28 – 31                             3.45 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Grid references to forthcoming trails:

Post codes for guidance only – may not be absolutely accurate:

 

Kirkbride, Airfield – NY229546 (North-west of Wigton)

Bower House, Eskdale – NY132002

Low Place, Eskdale – NY155017

Lazonby Fell – NY500405 (CA11 9RN approx. North of Penrith)

Grange-in-Borrowdale – NY255180 (CA12 5UQ approx.)

St.Helena – NY017116 (CA22 2EL Near Egremont)

Helton – NY495213 (CA10 2QA approx. South of Penrith)

Threlkeld, Setmabanning – NY323246 (CA12 4TL approx. East of Keswick)

Oulton, Tarnrigg – NY247520 (CA7 0NS North-west of Wigton)

Gamelsby – NY258524 (CA7 0NX North-west of Wigton)

Cold Fell – NY055105 (Ennerdale Bridge – Calderbridge road)

Lamplugh – NY097216

Kendal, Soot Box – SD503918 (on the road from Kendal to Brigsteer)

Kirkland – NY087184

Crag Farm, Ennerdale – NY085151 (CA23 3AS)

Rusland – SD331893 (LA12 8LB)

Bridekirk – NY120346 (CA13 0PE)

Rosthwaite – NY257152 (CA12 5XB)

Kirkstone Pass – NY406067 (LA22 9LQ, and 1 mile on towards Troutbeck)

Dean – NY067268

Mirkholme, Bassenthwaite – NY252325 (CA12 4QX approx.)

Newlands – NY237203

Grange Grassings – NY133373

Grasmere – NY342076

Wath Brow – NY030145

Redmain – NY132356

Millstone Moor – NY138365

Latrigg Top – NY283255

Calebreak – NY345358 (CA7 8JR)

Fellside – NY305370 (CA7 8HA)

Gatesgarth, Buttermere – NY193149 (CA13 9XA)

Snow Hill – NY271383

 

 

For further information, please call 017684 83686 or e-mail hta.margaret@btinternet.com