F.C.I. Eurocup for Hounds: A long hard day of competition with Europe’s best hounds contending against one another and Tracker along for the ride.
With her nose to the ground, and with great calm and concentration, Daisy – a rare Hamilton Stövare – sniffs the dirt track along a newly ploughed field. Their shoulders slouching and in pondering silence, the dog handlers Andreas Brelin and Ernst Bjureflo from Sweden, watch Daisy at work, obviously not too impressed by today’s performance. “Daisy is accustomed to hunting in the Swedish woods”, Andreas explains, “and she is rather ill at ease with the agrarian landscape of Lower Frankonia.”