AAWC Dec 2002 Lure Trials

By gryffyn  Dec, 17, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
Alamo Area Whippet Club Lure Trials, Hutto, TX December 14-15, 2002 This was a very busy weekend with an ASFA Lure trial, AKC Lure Trial and JCs and the Lone Star Borzoi Club’s ASFA fun match on Saturday, and then another ASFA Lure Trial and JCs on Sunday. In the Saturday ASFA trial, Monkee placed first in the Open Stake, which gave her enough points to finish her ASFA Field Champion title! She is her breeder’s (Borscana) first field...

Conroe dog shows

By gryffyn  Dec, 17, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
Conroe Kennel Club dog shows December 7-8, 2002 On Saturday Kal made his ring debut. How exciting for him to win Reserve to a 4-point major! In the Open bitch class, the judge had a hard time deciding between Monkee and another bitch, with poor Monkee ending up Reserve. On Sunday, the major broke, so Monkee got the day off, while Kal came back out to play in the classes. Stone won Best of Breed both days, and was pulled in the group on...

Trinity Valley and Greater Collin dog shows

By gryffyn  Dec, 17, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
Trinity Valley Kennel Club dog show December 7, 2002 Burni won Winner’s Dog from the Bred-By-Exhibitor class. Sassi did us proud by winning her first point by going Winner’s Bitch/Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex, also from the Bred-By-Exhibitor class! Greater Collin Kennel Club dog show December 8, 2002 Burni again won Winner’s Dog and also Best of Winners. He now lacks 3 singles to complete his American...

Cen-Tex Kennel Club dog show

By gryffyn  Nov, 27, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
Cen-Tex Kennel Club dog show, Waco, TX November 23-24, 2002 Little Miss Sassi came back out to play, having turned one year old the day before. She made me very proud by winning the Bred-By-Exhibitor class both days over much older competition. She even won the Reserve on Sunday! Burni took 2nd in the BBE class both days, and he won the major Reserve on Sunday. The judges for the weekend were Betty Krause (Sat) and Joe Purkhiser...

ASFA Regionals

By gryffyn  Nov, 27, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
November 23-24, 2002 ASFA Coursing including the ASFA Regionals, Decatur, TX Victor attended the coursing this weekend. At the ASFA Regionals on Saturday, Monkee won the Open Stake, Doodle took 2nd in Open, and Miss T took 3rd in the FC Stake. On Sunday, Monkee took 2nd in the Open Stake, Doodle took 3rd in Open, and Miss T took 3rd in the FC Stake. I think this puts Monkee at around 80 points towards her ASFA FCh. She also has all her...

AKC Coursing in Katy, TX – Monkee and Flareon earn majors!

By gryffyn  Nov, 27, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
November 16-17, 2002 Afghan Hound Club of Greater Houston AKC Lure Trial We couldn’t have ordered more perfect weather for this weekend. It was a fantastic and almost relaxing time! Flareon won the Open Stake on Saturday and went on to BOB. Unfortunately, she injured herself during the BIF run and was pulled. She did earn a 3-point major though! This is her second coursing major. On Sunday, Monkee won the Open stake, and then took BOB by...

Cy-Creek Dog Shows

By gryffyn  Nov, 12, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
November 9-10, 2002 Cypress Creek Kennel Club dog show A fairly unremarkable weekend for us, but Monkee did take the major reserve on Sunday. Miss T made her debut in the obedience ring with Victor, but decided she would rather put on the expected sight-hound performance, much to Victor’s...

Doodle’s litter

By gryffyn  Nov, 12, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
Doodle’s Expected Litter Unfortunately, the breeding of Doodle to Neechee did not take, so we did not have our “blessed event” this week. When she comes back into heat, we will try again. We also plan to breed Miss T on her next heat, most likely in January or February 2003. More information will be forthcoming on the Puppies page of our...

November 2002 LGRA Meet

By gryffyn  Nov, 12, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
GIT’s November 2002 LGRA Meet November 2-3 This turned out to be an exciting weekend! On Saturday, Flareon turned it on and won all three of her races! This feat earned her first place for the day and 4 national racing points! Coming in 3rd overall was Miss T, which earned her the points we had been waiting for, and she completed her SGRC title (Superior Gazehound Racing Champion)! To top off the day, Monkee tied for 4th overall and split...

Coursing and Conformation, October 19-20

By gryffyn  Oct, 24, 2002   Posted in Uncategorized
October 19-20, 2002 Fun-Tier KC Dog Shows, Belton, TX On Saturday Duri won Winners Bitch from the Bred-By Exhibitor class, earning 2 points. Stone won Best of Breed both days. AAWC Lure Trials, Hutto, TX Victor attended the lure coursing about an hours away from the dog show. Monkee won the Open Stake in all three trials (both ASFA trials, and the AKC trial on...