Posts Tagged With 'akc'

Texarkana KC 2016

By R. Lynn Shell  Jun, 21, 2016   Posted in dogshow
Finally time to dip my toes back into the AKC pool with a brief trip to Texarkana with a couple of Borzoi, Rusti and Barbee. I didn’t make the shows in Denton – sent Victor instead – so it was kinda nice to get back out again. Even better since I was sharing a room with longtime-no-see friend Rebecca!! We met up at the show site a little after 8 in the evening, trying to find the ever-so-rare space for grooming. Rebecca had...

Party Time – Beast is a New Champion!

By R. Lynn Shell  Jan, 06, 2014   Posted in dogshow, featured, gallery
Party Time - Beast is a New Champion! Our first show of the year in Texas is the Nolan River Kennel Club cluster held in the little town of Glen Rose, known for its dinosaur tracks. We have had some nice success here in the past, and it is a show site that we enjoy. There used to be lure coursing trials held in conjunction with the shows, which made for some long days – but those times are now gone. I fondly remember when we had Solo out as a special and he went from winning...

Fort Bend Kennel Club – A New Borzoi Champion for Gryffyn’s Aeyrie!

By R. Lynn Shell  Jan, 20, 2013   Posted in dogshow, newtitle
Fort Bend Kennel Club - A New Borzoi Champion for Gryffyn's Aeyrie! January 19 At the Saturday show in Rosenberg, Ray took Winners Dog for 2 points and finished his AKC conformation championship. Boo then won her Bred-by Exhibitor class and went on to Winners Bitch / Best of Winners for 2 points. With this win, she entered what we so fondly call the “singles club” – needing a single point to finish. The judge was Elizabeth Muthard. So happy that Victor went down while I was home in bed nursing...

Lone Star Classic – December 2012

By R. Lynn Shell  Dec, 09, 2012   Posted in dogshow, featured, gallery
Lone Star Classic - December 2012 On Saturday, Boo (Gryffyn’s Aeyrie Boudicca) won the Bred-by Exhibitor bitch class and went on the Winners Bitch and Best of Winners for a 4-point major. A young and gangly Beast (Gryffyn’s Aeyrie Party Animal – Boo’s half-nephew)¬†was Reserve ¬†Winners Dog (and the judge had some nice comments about him, despite it looking like I was showing a white/cream tornado). He showed fairly well considering his lack of...

Lone Star Classic Summer Cluster

By R. Lynn Shell  Jul, 08, 2012   Posted in dogshow, featured
Boo winning Best Opp/Best of Winners for her first major under judge James G. Reynolds Our Borzoi “diva” Boo (Gryffyn’s Aeyrie Boudicca) has not shown much at all-breed dog shows, the majority of her experience being attending two national specialty shows. She was entered for two days at the Lone Star Classic show cluster (three days of all-breed dogs shows, and one day of specialty shows, which at this time do not include...

Muskogee and Seminole shows, July Dallas Shows, River Cluster and Omaha

By gryffyn  Jul, 22, 2008   Posted in dogshow
July 20, 2008 Nebraska Kennel Club Show and BCOA TSE Omaha, NE Shugah won Reserve Winners Bitch in a nice-sized major entry. July 9-13, 2008 River Cluster San Antonio, Texas Solo was Best of Breed on the 10th and 11th, with paternal half-brother Perry taking the breed on the 12th. July 4-6, 2008 Dallas Show Cluster Dallas, Texas On Friday, Deckard was Reserve Winners Dog and Nox was Reserve Winners Bitch with Shugah winning her first point by...

Bossier City, Big Spring, Denton, Mississippi Shows

By gryffyn  May, 18, 2008   Posted in dogshow
May 16, 2008 Riverside West KC of Greater New Orleans Show Solo won Best of Breed (over this year’s National BOB winner!) and went on to take a Group 4. Solo takes a Group 4; handled by David Williams May 11, 2008 Denton KC Show Denton, TX Deckard and Faina won Reserves. May 3-4, 2008 Big Spring KC Shows Big Spring, TX Solo took Best of Breed both days of the show cluster and came away with a Group 2 at Sunday’s show under Stephen...

San Jacinto and Salina Shows

By gryffyn  Apr, 08, 2008   Posted in dogshow
April 5-6, 2008 San Jacinto Kennel Club shows Crosby, TX Bugg went Reserve Winners Bitch both days. April 4, 2008 Wichita Kennel Club show Salina, KS Solo won Best of Breed under judge Elliott...

Faith City, Galveston County, Claremore

By gryffyn  Mar, 30, 2008   Posted in dogshow
March 29-30, 2008 Claremore Kennel Club of Oklahoma shows Claremore, OK Solo won Best of Breed both days! March 15-16, 2008 Houston KC and Galveston County KC dog shows Houston, TX On Sunday at the Galveston County KC show Solo won best of Breed under judge Barbara Ann Langlois and then went on to be awarded a Hound Group IV by June Penta. Solo is awarded a Group 6 by June Penta; handled by Jill Bell March 1-2, 2008 Faith City Kennel Club of...

RMBC 2008, Westminster

By gryffyn  Feb, 18, 2008   Posted in specialties
February 16, 2008 RMBC Winter Specialty, Plum Creek KC of Colorado shows Denver, CO At the RMBC specialty Solo received an Award of Merit. The judge was the one he had seen earlier in the week at Westminster! Solo takes an AOM at the RMBC Specialty under Dana Cline February 12, 2008 Westminster Kennel Club dog show NYC, NY This year both Victor and I were able to attend – and what an experience it was! Solo did make the cuts, but in the...