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GRCN Open Show - Sunday 1st May -
Judges : Marlene Borgmans Dogs & Charel Borgmans Bitches ( of Bridge Four - Belgium)
C & B now
8 months married and very much still in love ..... attended the Queens Show in
to try out two of their youngsters in the showring and were very pleased at their perfomance ....
1st in Junior Bitch & making her debut at her very first show from an entry of 13 exhibits - our little 'SugarPlumFairy' -
Herwildy's Maiden Blush ( Multi Ch. Barnum of the Hellacious Acres ex Ch. Herwildy's Sugar Sugar Baby)
1st in Junior Dogs at his first Dutch show from an entry of 9 males - Mathew of the Hellacious Acres
( Int.Sh.Ch. Inassicas Coriander ex Multi Ch. Martha of the Hellacious Acres )
1st in Beginnier Dogs Rosita Putters 'Ramchaine Motif '
( Multi Ch Barnum of the Hellacious Acres ex UK/German/Lux.Ch. Ramchaine Esssential JW)
Mathew went on to compete in the challenge and become BEST DOG and then Best Opposite Sex!!
The FCI celebrates its 100 years
Anniversary in 2011 and Germany hosted a two day double spectacular event to
mark the occasion which attracted a large worldwide entry of exhibits.
Yet again we were VERY proud of the
super achievements of our chosen showteam for the two days :
Friday 6th May - Dortmund
100 Years Winner All Breed Dog Show
Judges: Dogs : Barbara Keighley – Colbar / UK Bitches: Kathleen Greenwood – Telkaro / UK
in Intermediate Dog
with the double CAC & VDH awards from an entry of 13
Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres
in Junior bitch with the JCAC & JVDH awards from an entry of 21
bitches and gaining the FCI 100th Anniversary special title of
“FCI – JAHRHUNDERTJUGENDSIEGER” our little SugarPlum - Herwildy’s Maiden Blush
Excellent in Champion Bitch with the double CAC & VDH awards our
Multi Ch. Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine.
Ludwig & Vogue were unlucky in the challenge with the CACIB for each sex that day , with the prestigious awards going to France for the males and Spain for the females. Under FCI rules the veterans, puppies and juniors are not allowed to compete for the CACIB but can go for Best of Breed….. so a proud moment for our little SugarPlum at the tender age of 9 months and only at her second ever show to be there in the line up between the two CACIB winners of the day!!
Saturday 7th May –
Dortmund ‘EUROPASIEGER’ International All Breed Championship Dog show
Judges : Dogs : Kathleen Greenwood – Telkaro/ UK Bitches: Barbara Keighley – Colbar / UK
Excellent with the double CAC & VDH awards in Intermediate Dog
from an entry of 15 males our
Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres - this class was actually judged by Catherine Collins –Erinderry / Ireland as under FCI rules there were too many exhibits entered (98)for one single judge to be allowed do on their own.
Catherine Collins wrote in her Critique of Ludwig - “ Very well presented young dog in beautiful cream coat, excellent outline, clean strong neck flowing into well placed shoulders, good level topline and excellent tailset, good length of upper arm, plenty of heart room, excellent bend of stifle, good bone, neat feet, moved well.”
2nd Excellent with the Reserve JCAC & Reserve JVDH awards in Junior Bitch from the super entry of 30 bitches our Herwildy’s Maiden Blush
Excellent with the double CAC & VDH awards in Champion Bitch our
Dutch/Lux/German & VDH CH. Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine UK JW, NJK, DJK, VDHJK, LJK
Vogue went on in the challenge to win the CACIB and become BEST BITCH and Best Opposite Sex
…… Vogue’s win at this show meant she achieved the title of “VDH-EUROPASIEGER” and also had now exceeded the required full calendar year between the number of CACIB awards achieved in over three countries (Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium & Germany) to be crowned as an “INTERNATIONAL SHOW CHAMPION” …… and add yet more titles to her name!!!
22nd May –
Bart has the honor
to judge both sexes of Golden Retrievers at
The Scottish Kennel Club All Breed Championship Show
in Edinburgh, Scotland ……. his first appointment to be invited to award K.C. “Challenge Certificates” in the U.K.
Bart had the prestige to have drawn the biggest entry of all the breeds entered at the three
day show - with 169 individual goldens entered making 242 entries.
the Dogs the CC was won by Sh.Ch.& Irish Sh.Ch. Flyngalee Northern
& the RCC to Alibren Best Mate to Westervane JW
Bitch CC was won by Sh.Ch.
Ramchaine Green Glow by Fenwood JW ,
with the RCC going to to Sh.Ch. Linirgor Mimi JW
the challenge for Best of Breed the decision had to be made between the Best Dog
& Best Bitch …..
The winner was the superb dog UK Sh.Ch.& Irish Sh.Ch. Flyngalee Northern Lights JW
put a great performance in the main ring being shortlisted into the last six in
the Gundog Group judged by the all rounder Pam Blay ( Stablaheim).
Gundog Group was won by the magnificent 9.5 year old Crufts winning Flatcoated
Sh.Ch. Vbos The Kentuckian who had made breed history on the day by breaking the record for the most number of CCs a Flatcoat has won - with winning his 64th Challenge Certificate!!
then went on to become Best In Show
under judge Mike Gadsby (Afterglow) and having reached the pinnacle of his
career officially became retired after this fantastic string of
more photos of the day and the class winners please see the ‘
Judging ’ page on our website.
28th May – Oss International All Breed Championship Show, The
Judge : Saskia Rathenau – “Waggingtails” (NL)
Orinocho of the Hellacious Acres - 2nd Excellent in Junior Dog
of the Hellacious Acres – 1st Excellent in Intermediate dog
Ludwig went on to achieve Reserve Best Dog with the RCAC & CACIB
Ch. Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine – 1st Excellent in
Vogue went on to win Reserve Best Bitch with the RCAC & RCACIB
14th May at Diedersdorf , Berlin - Dog judge Eileen Caisley (UK)
Success was to be had by Lolkje Efde who travelled to Germany with her two boys ;
Musketeer - 2nd
Excellent in Junior Dog with the RJVDH & RJCAC awards
of the Hellacious Acres – 2nd Excellent in Open Dog with the RVDH
& RCAC awards
THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER CLUB OF THE NETHERLANDS “KAMPIOENSCHAPSCLUBMATCH”
* Thursday 2nd June - six lady breed specialists - all from England were allocated to judge the large entry of 301 goldens for various classes on offer.
Charmaine & Bart chose ‘8’ of their Goldens to be the showteam for the day!!
A busy day for us running from ring to ring …… and then around each ring too!! - All 8 of our dogs were successful in being picked as one of the FINAL FOUR from each of their classes in super competition to enter the Main Ring at the end of the day for the completion of the judging and the placements of 1-4 in each class.
Orinocho of the Hellacious Acres - 4th Excellent in Junior Dog – judge Kath Greenwood(Telkaro)
Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres - 1st Excellent in Intermediate Dog – judge Hilary Lambshead (Muskan)
Matthew of the Hellacious Acres - 2nd Excellent in the Breeders Class – judge Marlene Sillence (Canina)
Multi Ch. Barnum of the Hellacious Acres - 3rd Excellent in the Champion Dog Class - judge Tricia Butterworth (Applebrook)
Xara of the Hellacious Acres - 2nd Excellent in the Junior bitch Class – out of a super entry of 43 bitches ! – judge Barbara Keighley (Colbar)
German Ch. Jacquetta of the Hellacious Acres - 4th Excellent in the Breeders Class - judge Marlene Sillence (Canina)
Multi Ch. Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine - 3rd Excellent in the Open Bitch Class – which had the biggest entry of the day with 47 bitches !! judge Hilary Lambshead (Muskan)
Ramchaine Green Glitter - 3rd Excellent in the Champion Bitch Class – judge Tricia Butterworth (Applebrook) - her first show after a long maternal break for her third litter…. and glad to be back …. well done our precious Jade xXx
Saturday 4th June – Neumunster International All Breed Championship Show , Germany
While we were still
recovering from the busy GRCN club show - Alexandra & Sven Budde showed
their Philomena son ‘Haydn of the Hellacious Acres’ under Dog judge
Erling Kjaer Pedersen (Denmark) and were thrilled with him becoming 1st
Excellent in his Intermediate Dog class with the
CAC & RCACIB awards. A super result !
International All Breed 3 day Championship Show, The Netherlands, Sunday 12th
judge : L. de Ridder-Onghena (Belgium)
– Orinocho of the Hellacious Acres
- 3rd Junior Dog
– Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres NJK, DJK -
1st Intermediate Dog
– Susannli Blush v.d. Golden Angels -
Barnum’s daughter owned by Regien Wilbrink -
1st Open bitch & the CACIB
– Multi Ch. Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine
JW, NJK, DJK, LJK - 1st
of the Hellacious Acres – 1st Junior bitch & RCAC
from Ania Kraska in Poland with the successes of
Xara’s litter sister ‘Xena
of the Hellacious Acres’ …..
2011 - Spezial Rassehunde Austellung , Diedersdorf, Germany -
judge. Mr. F. Johnsson (S)
Xena of the Hellacious Acres - 2nd Excellent Junior Bitch with Res JVDH & Res JCAC ( 16 entries)
1.05.2011 - - National Hunting Dog Show - Manowo (Poland) - judge W. Burski (PL)
Xena of the Hellacious Acres - 1st Excellent + Youth Winner & Best Junior
17.04. 2011 - National Dog Show - Inowroclaw (Poland) - judge E. Fengler (PL)
Xena of the Hellacious Acres – 1st Excellent + Youth Winner & Best Junior
12th June, International dogshow , Saarbrucken – Germany
Christine Rossier (Swiss),
of the Hellacious Acres – 2nd Excellent open class dogs res.
Saturday 25th June - Meisdorf, Germany - judge Ruth Scholtz (Ger)
Xena of the Hellacious wins 1st Excellent in Junior Bitch with the JCAC & JVDH awards