How to become Track and Search Dog of the Year

This trophy is awarded annually at the Club’s Presentation Night.

The winner is decided on a points system.  An EXCELLENT pass is equal to 4 points, a VERY GOOD pass 3 points, a GOOD pass 2 points, and a PASS 1 point. Eligible qualifying certificates are from the current calendar year only. Members must submit a copy of their qualification certificates with their application. 

If a tie occurs a count back system will be used on the most excellent passes received, followed by the most very good passes, etc. The member winning the award will receive a plaque to keep and the Memorial Board will be held by the Club, with the winning team’s details, (handler and dog) engraved accordingly. To be eligible to apply for this trophy you must be a financial member of the Club at the time of gaining the passes and at the time of presentations.

Please download the Track and Search Dog of the Year Application (word doc) and complete the form and email it, together with a copy of your qualification certificates to the

Track and search dog of the Year Winners

Year  Mug Shot Dog’s Name Owner Breed
2019 Triple Ch (Neuter) (T) (TS) TS Grand Ch Cavildown Prince George RAE RE FS.S HTM.S)

Penny Windlow


King Charles Spaniel
2018   Supreme Ch Dual Grand Ch (T and S) Dual Ch (T) Hounsley Hey Ho Here She Goes (AI) Julieanne Lalor and Paul Hissey Beagle
2017 T.Ch. TS. Grand Ch. Tiggytiger RE-owned Dee Moore Golden Retriever
2016 W Wendy Potter T Ch Wasserbailee CD RE TS Grand Ch T Ch Davidson Wasserbailee CD RE (Bailee)

Wendy Potter

Murray River Retriever

2016 W Talia Duell T Ch IamHenry CCD

TS Grand Ch T Ch Iamhenry CD RN (Henry)

Talia Duell


2015 TS Gr Ch Dual Ch (T) Desyred Rose of Janel (Imp NZ) (Zena) Jan Frederickson Dobermann
2014 TCH Goldnymph Solitaire Dual Ch (T) TS Gr Ch Goldnymph Solitaire (Crusoe) Kim Houlden Golden Retriever
2013 T Ch Killara Volcanic Lava CD TSDX ET T Ch Killara Volcanic Lava CD TSDX ET (Zena) Urs & Therese Rhyn German Shepherd Dog
2012 Dual Champion (T) Marksman Mymelody CCD RN TSDX ET (Tango) Judy Pillinger Dobermann
2011 T Ch Teifi What a Morag CD TSDX (Morag) Nancy Holden Welsh Corgi (Pembroke)
2010 T Ch Linwest What Goes Around TSDX (Gypsy) Helen den Hartog Staffordshire Bull Terrier
2009   Dual Ch (T) Goldenhart Honeybear CCD ET TSD (Coco) Helen den Hartog Staffordshire Bull Terrier