The judges were Glyn Coupar, Bob Jackson and Johnny Pallister.

Only two goldens were entered in the novice, one being the eventual winner and the other coming joint fifth.

All the other competitors for the well set out and challenging tests were labradors.

In the open test three goldens were running, with two just pipped out of the placings by a couple of points.

1 Gordon Hay with Holywear Gorse

2 Lee Hartis with Lowforge Aragon of Leacaz

3 Steve McDermott with FfynogainLizzy of Westmacott

4 Kevin Churnside with Claybeck Forrester

1 Bill Lambell with Wellingly Witchhazel of Woodsprite

2 Wilson Atherton with Shadowfern Gunshot

3 Graham Hartis with Best Boy Trojan of Fenheart

4 Sandra Richardson with Rydalhouse Rocky