Jacquie Christie’s Sophtspot Golly Gosh at Appennine winning her first CC at SKC, May 2019.
Int Ch Jezebel The Astonishing Sophtspot JW owned by Jacquie Christie winning her first CC, BOB and Group 4 at Belfast 2018. She took her second CC at Midland Counties a few weeks later.
Jacquie Christie’s Ch Sophtspot Gold Dust JW, winner of multiple CCs and RCCs including his 12th CC, BOB and shortlisted in the utility group at Crufts 2019.
Champion Dallydyl Love In Idleness. The Dalmatian owned by Clare and Andy Emms won her third and crowning CC with BOB at Three Counties 2017.
Lyn and Terry Chapman’s Newfoundland Ch Merrybear D’Artagnan, group winner at Crufts and WELKS and BIS at Bath 2017. I had the privilidge of handling him in best in show at WELKS 2017.
My Shadow won his second CC with BOB from veteran at The National (May 2016) under breed specialist Richard Lucas. Photo Anita Gowing.
Handling Satchmo the Dobermann (BE/NL Ch Grafmax Louis Armstrong ShCM, 1CC & BOB Crufts, 4 RCCs) at WPB of Wales 2016 for Sue Thorn. 3rd in a massive stakes class.
At Paignton Championship show, Marina and Jenny Porter’s Chloe (Sh Ch Locheil Moments Like This for Croxlea) won a 4th CC under Steve Hall.
Winning an 8th CC with Faith at Boston 2015.
Marina handled Jenny Porter’s Border Collie Sh Ch Locheil By Invitation Only to her 7th CC at Border Union and second BOB in a week, they also went on to take group 3. Faith and Marina won a 8th CC at Boston 2015.
Marina takes the RCC with Afghan Ch Ashahni Aniq to Julam at Border Union and 2nd in the champion stakes for owners Julie and Graham Smith. Thanks to Andrew Dawson for the photo.
Handling the Finnish Champion Afghan “Tosca” at the World Dog Show in Finland 1998.
Marina and Jo Norris and Marion Hunt’s Beagle Shercroft Flinders. At East of England Ch show 2012, they won a first CC together. Photo S&S Productions.
At Southern Counties Marina handles Basset Fauve de Bretagne Ch Hibeck Scooby Doo with Soletrader to win his fifth CC. In 2015, they win a 7th CC together at the same show.
Marina is a TV presenter, commentator, broadcast journalist and author. She has worked in the media for 18 years and also has 8 years experience as a Broadcast Journalist in radio. She is also a World Champion dog handler, and has produced/presented a DVD on Junior Handling. She worked at Dog World for 5 years and is now a freelance journalist.