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NEWS 2012 

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1st January 2012 - At home in 'Willow Farm'

***Charmaine & Bart and our Ramchaine & Hellacious Acres Golden Retrievers

 wish all our friends and fellow Golden enthusiasts 

a wonderful 2012 filled with laughter &  memorable moments to treasure *** 


from left to right :

 Jiorj,Fuzzy,Ludwig,Sophia,Noah,Morwenna,Zizi,Jina,Philo,Jacquetta,Jade,Jaq,Martha,Vogue & Barnum 

and not forgetting our two 'old ladies  'Jenna (13.5years) & Jazmin (12years) '

pictured with Sebastian (12 wks)


Tuesday 3rd January - At home in 'Willow Farm'

 Our precious Jazmin" UK Show Champion, Dutch Champion , German & VDH Ch Remington Requisite of Ramchaine"   has her 12th birthday and enjoys sleeping in the sun ...

long may she live on in all her super children, grandchildren and now even great grandchildren ...


Friday 6th January - 'MY DOG' Internatinal Dog Show, Gothenburg , Sweden,
... 'BARNUM' becomes a SWEDISH CHAMPION !!!
 ~ our first show of the year was combined with a lovely two days spent visiting Gothenburg itself and enjoying the cafes,eating,drinking & shopping
 in the wonderful city center. 

~ the long drive through Germany & Denmark & ferry crossing from Fredrickshaven was well worth it for the experience and to double the pleasure, with our own special boy -

Multi Champion Barnum of the Hellacious Acres achieving his SWEDISH CHAMPION title too under judge Gunillla Skallman.
so a great start to the New Year &  another Champion title to add to his already loooong name!! :

International Show Champion / UK Show Champion / Dutch Ch / Danish Ch / Swedish Ch / German & VDH Ch BARNUM of the Hellacious Acres (Amsterdam Winner'08) 
( by Multi Ch. Paudel Pure Passion ex Victoria of the Hellacious Acres)

Charmaine, Bart & baby son Sebastian at their first show of the year ...... Sweden !!


28th January 2012 - At home in 'Willow Farm'

WOW !!!  She’s done it AGAIN !!!!!!!

Jazmin ~ UK Sh Ch, Dutch Ch & German Ch Remington Requisite of Ramchaine ( 10 CCs)  wins the  “Dog World Top Brood Bitch Competition” for the 4th time!!!  Jaz has now been the TOP Golden Retriever Brood Bitch in the UK  for  2007, 2008, 2010 & 2011 !!! 

Well done to all her fabulous children on their magnificent successes in the show ring : 

* UK SH CH , LUX CH. & GERMAN CH  Ramchaine Essential  JW ( Jeree ) 

* UK SH CH Ramchaine Green Glow by Fenwood JW ( Elle) 

* GERMAN & DANISH CH Ramchaine Green Glitter ( Jade ) 

* UK SH CH Ramchaine Ilyssia of Jobeka ( Izzy)  

* DUTCH & GERMAN CH Ramchaine Jaq of Hearts JW ( Jaq ) 

* RUSSIAN CH Patience Is Istry ( Kelly )  

* NORWEIGAN & SWEDISH CH Ramchaine Snap to Jako’s (Eddie)  

* Ramchaine Eidolon 1CC , 1 RCC 

* Ramchaine Isaac JW  

* Ramchaine Inga La Fenwood JW 

* Finnish Junior CH Ramchaine Whist 

Sunday 22nd January MANCHESTER General Championship Show, England
Judges : Dogs Patsy Hollings ; Bitches Alexa Brown

 **Crufts Qualified at his very first show ** ‘Noah of the Hellacious Acres’  ( 9 months old)

**Crufts Qualified at his first show in the UK** ‘Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres’ 

Ludwig went one stage further and also achieved his UK Kennel Club STUD BOOK NUMBER
 which gives him a LIFETIME QUALIFICATION for Crufts!!! 

At only 2 years & 2 months of age we are VERY proud of all the achievements  this loveable 
young dog has made to date  :  22 CACs  &  5 CACIBs won across various countries
 German Junior Champion / Dutch Junior Champion / Luxembourg Junior Champion 
Bundesjugendsieger 2010 & Amsterdam Junior Winner 2010

At the same show their mother Philomena of the Hellacious Acres made her debut into the English show scene too , and became 4th in her strong Limit Bitch class

To TOP our already wonderful day,  our super multi-titled showgirl ‘Vogue’-  International Show Ch, Dutch CH, Lux Ch, German & VDH Ch  Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine  - then WON the Open bitch class  &   her 1st UK Challenge Certificate

 - & then was awarded  Best of Breed  too!!

In all it was a truly super day for  us and  our chosen showteam. 

MISSION  ACCOMPLISHED!!  …. Just some of our aims for 2012 was to  try to qualify both Noah & Ludwig for Crufts 2013 and for Ludwig to achieve his K.C. Stud Book number …..    all 3 missions were accomplished with their wins at  our very 1st UK Championship show this year !!!

We did the trip to England from the Netherlands with Nathalie Croon who updates our website for us & who was making her first appearance too at a UK Championship Dog Show with her own dog ‘Lady’

Saturday 28th January - The German Retriever Club Championship Show, Herrenberg, Germany 
Judges: Males - Mrs V. Jones (Ninell) GB ;  Females – Mrs B. Athey (Ninell)  

At 10 months of age our ‘Noah of the Hellacious Acres’ had his second show and  
became  ‘Excellent’ &  2nd place in Junior Dog from a large class of 20 entries.

Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres’ once again used his charms, good looks & fabulous construction to gain 
‘Excellent’ &  1st place in the super Open Dog class of  22 males -  with the CAC & VDH awards
  …….. & ended with becoming  “Reserve Best Dog”  too.

Morwenna of the Hellacious Acres’ was a little out of coat – but needing the ring practice we took her anyway and were
 happy she achieved ‘Excellent’  &  3rd place in her Intermediate Bitch class.

Our ever wagging, ultra sweet ‘Philomena of the Hellacious Acres’ was also graded ‘Excellent’ and  pushed hard for top honours, ending with a respectable 2nd in Open from a  quality entry of  21 bitches

 Our big puppy Noah thinks baby Sebastian is wonderful!!  

Saturday 4th February – Eindhoven Championship Dog Show, The Netherlands
 Judges : males Mrs. G. Half-Boven ; females – Mr. A. F. Simons

Photos above of NOAH, LUDWIG, PHILOMENA & JADE Our team of 4 dogs ALL were placed in their respective classes but the highlight of the day was  to be had by our Philomena who was attending her very FIRST Dutch show and made us immensely proud by winning 1st Excellent in Open Bitch &  her 1st Dutch CAC !!    xXx Well done our little Philo xXx

'PHILOMENA of the Hellacious Acres'  ( Multi Ch Taram du Bois de la Rayere ex Ch. Ramchaine Green Glitter )

At home 'Willow Farm' 

*4  x GENERATIONS TOGETHER * from left to right : Jazmin (12yrs), her daughter Jade (6yrs), her daughter Philomena (4yrs) &   Philo’s two sons   Ludwig (2yrs) & Noah (10months)

So  altogether it has been quite an amazing start to 2012 …… 

in our 1st month of showing …

We competed at  4  x Championship Shows -  in  4  x different countries …….

&  WON the  CC/CAC  at all 4 shows, in all 4  countries, 

………  with 4 x different dogs!!!! 

* Barnum – the CAC in Gothenburg, Sweden

 * Vogue    - the CC in Manchester, England 

* Beethoven – the CAC in Herrenberg, Germany 

* Philomena -  the CAC in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Ludwig, Philomena, Voque & Barnum

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