Sedalia, MO Shows and CO Rarities

By gryffyn  Jul, 17, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
July 8-9, 2006 Missouri Shows Sedalia, MO Sassi won Best of Breed both days of this weekend at the Jefferson City Missouri KC and Sedalia KC shows. As of June 30, she is #9 Breed and #14 All-Breed Borzoi according to the Canine Chronicle standings. Rarities Shows Greeley, CO This was a grueling schedule of 5 shows in 2 days! On Saturday, Tyler won Best of Breed in 2 of the 3 shows. At the first one he went on to take Reserve Best in Show. At the...

OKC Dog Show Cluster, June/July 2006

By gryffyn  Jul, 17, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
June 29-July 2, 2006 OKC Dog Show Cluster Oklahoma City, OK Sassi won Best of Breed 3 of the four days of this show cluster. On Sunday, Astyn was Reserve Winners Dog, shown by...

Ralff Leaves; RTG LGRA

By gryffyn  Jun, 14, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
June 10, 2006 RTG LGRA Meet Boswell, OK Victor and some of our crew battled the heat today for a LGRA meet at Windyglen. It was well worth it with Solo earning 2 points and Flareon earning 1 point. This gave Flareon what she needed to finish her SGRC2 title – she is the first Borzoi bitch to get...

Mar-Gith Arrives

By gryffyn  Jun, 14, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
June 9, 2006 Mar-Gith Arrives! Today we received a wonderful arrival from Lize and Rickard of Borscana Borzoi, Sweden – the breeders of our Swedish-Sweetie Monkee! The lovely Mar-Gith arrived ready to take on the Aeyrie with her boundless energy and abundance of personality. She and Kalina made fast friends and are just the cutest pair. Hope to have some pictures up...

Kalina comes home

By gryffyn  Jun, 13, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
June 3, 2006 Kalina Arrives! Today we went over to our friends’ Laurie and Steve Courtney (Wolfblitz Borzoi) in Keller to visit Kalipso’s puppies out of Fancy. Little Kalina, a feminine version of her papa – hence the name, came home to the Aeyrie. She has fun chasing toys and will be hanging out with Silken Windhound Booker until her “little sister” arrives from Sweden – more on that soon!! Some pictures of...

2006 BCOA National Specialty

By gryffyn  Jun, 06, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
May 20-27, 2006 2006 BCOA National Specialty Show Olympia, WA Saturday, May 20 was both the ASFA lure trial and LGRA straight-racing. Solo was tied for 4th in his Field Champion stake but I forfeited him to save him for the LGRA racing, so he was NBQ. Magik had tied for 2nd in the FC stake, but lost the run-off, so was 3rd. Still not too shabby considering the other dogs present! Then on to LGRA! There was a field of 26 dogs – and Solo...

Denton KC 2006

By gryffyn  Jun, 06, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
May 13-14, 2006 Denton KC Dog Shows Denton, TX On Saturday Solo and Spyce both went Reserve from the Bred By Exhibitor classes. Sassi won Best of Breed. On Sunday, Solo was again Reserve and Bugg took Reserve from Open on the bitch side (we had left Spyce at home). Sassi was Best of Opposite...

Silkenfest 2006

By gryffyn  May, 12, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
May 6-7, 2006 Silkenfest 2006 Siendo Farmstead, Greensboro, NC This is basically our Silken Windhounds’ national specialty show. This year it was judged by Anita Squires of Falconcrest Borzoi. We didn’t seem to have much luck in the classes, even when our dogs behaved, but Tyler made up for it all by winning BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW! This is Tyler’s 2nd BISS win – but his first at a standalone specialty. He showed like the...

Monroe, LA Shows, May 2006

By gryffyn  May, 12, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
May 5-7, 2006 Monroe, LA Show Cluster Sassi won Best of Breed all three days of this show event. And on Sunday, she won a HOUND GROUP 3rd under judge Gary Doerge!! That is her first group placement in 2006 – hope it isn’t her...

Beaumont Shows and LSBC ASFA Trials, April 2006

By gryffyn  May, 12, 2006   Posted in Uncategorized
April 29-30, 2006 LSBC ASFA Trials Denton, TX On Saturday, Boudie was 3rd and Solo was NBQ (we forfeited his tie with Magik) in the Field Champion stake. On Sunday, Boudie was 2nd and Magik was NBQ. Monkee…..had fun ­čśë April 28-30, 2006 Beaumont, TX Shows On Friday and Sunday Sassi won Best of Breed and on Saturday she took Best of Opposite...