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Sunday 7th September
– The Benelux Winner International Championship Show ,
Ahoy Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Judge : Per Iversen ( Norway)
Today was Trevor’s 2nd birthday and his first time in the Open class
Trevor – Jch Ramchaine Moment of Truth wins 1st Excellent in his first Open Class
Dutch Ch/Danish Ch/ German Ch/ VDH Ch & Int. Sh Ch Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres W’13 wins 1st Exellent in the Champion Class, and becomes Best Dog with the CAC & CACIB
Ramchaine Rosalia is 3rd Excellent in a strong Junior Bitch class of 15 entries.
JCH Lizanna of the Hellacious Acres wins the RCAC & RCACIB awards
The judge with his Best Dog and Best Bitch
Ludwig is declared Best of Breed and gains the BENELUX WINNER ’14 Title!!!
Friday 19th September At DRIFFIELD Championship Show , England,
GREAT show start for Ramchaine Anaphora at Linchael ( CH Zampanzar Say It Again Shardanell ex Multi Ch Velvenya Vogue of Ramchaine JW) belonging Lyn Anderson , who at just 6 months of age had her very first show and won the Minor Puppy Bitch Class and then beat the Puppy Bitch class winner to go Best Bitch Puppy. Under judge Bob Lane (Kulawand).
Also 1st in his Post Graduate Dog class was Joanne Gerhold’s Vogue/Ludwig son Ramchaine Fabulicious.
Saturday 20th September – The ‘DRC’
German Retriever Club Specialty Championship Show , Winnenden, Germany -
judges - Jim Richardson –Males - UK (Darrachonna), Audrey Richardson – Females - UK (Darrachonna) & Frau Y. Jaussi from Switzerland (Nealas) – Labs, Flats, Tollers, Curlies & Chesapekes & BIS
Our baby 'Scarlett' Ramchine Parrot Fashion (Archie ex Vogue) had her first show debut at 6 months and 3 days , she performed great with super show attitude.
Her first critique reads: " very together for her age, pretty head, good neck, well angulated front, deep body, good width of thigh, moves very maturely for a puppy, in beautiful coat and condition. Very Promising"
Ramchaine Parrot Fashion wins 1st Very Promising in the Puppy Bitch Class
JCH Ramchaine Moment of Truth wins 1st Excellent in the Open Dog Class with the CAC/VDH awards.
Multi Ch Ramchaine Moonbeam wins 1st Excellent in the quality Champion Class with the CAC/VDH awards.
Fern – Dutch , German & VDH Ch. Ramchaine Moonbeam ( Multi Ch. Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres ex Ramchaine Moonstruck)
Fuzzy - Ramchaine Moonstruck ( Multi Ch. Barnum of the Hellacious Acres W’08 ex Multi Ch Ramchaine Essential JW) being assessed by the judge Audrey Richardson
Ramchaine Moonstruck is 1st Excellent in the large Open Class of 15 bitches. With the CAC/VDH awards.
JCH Ramchaine Moment of Truth -'Trevor'- ( Multi Ch. Majik Truth or Dare W’10 ex Ramchaine MonkeyNut) becomes Best Dog .
The judge Jim Richardson(Darrachonna) in his critique of him says : " Just right for his 2 years and possesses most of the breed essentials. Beautiful head with so much work in it. Most lovely flow of neck into the withers. Excellent forehand construction. Well muscled. Mature body with strong, level topline. Well developed hind quarters. Carries himself well on the move and moves with style. Excellent."
The Judges with their Best Dog and Best Bitch
& Our ‘Trevor’ is declared BEST OF BREED
It has been a Great day for our chosen showteam of 4 who ALL won 1st in their respective classes , so we have 4 superb rosettes to bring home and then they won the BREEDERS GROUP "BESTE ZUCHTGRUPPE" in the big ring too x
Trevor competes in the Main Ring with all of the other Retriever Breeds BOBs and is declared BEST IN SHOW !!!
BIS our JCH Ramchaine Moment of Truth with the three judges of the day.
Saturday 27th September
Maastricht 2day International Championship Show , NL
Judge : J.Beke (Hungary)
The wait of one calender year from getting her first CACIB is over , and after clocking up 8 in between - Fern wins the CACIB and becomes an International Show Champion !!!
German JCh. Cleopatra of the Hellacious Acres wins 1st Excellent in Intermediate Bitch and goes on to get the RCACIB at just 17 months of age. !!!
Our Ramchaine Rosalia was 3rd Excellent in the Junior Bitch class
Sunday 28th September
– Maastricht 2day International Championship Show , NL
Judge : Sjoerd Jobse (
Our Fern “ Dutch Ch, German Ch & VDH Ch Ramchaine Moonbeam” wins the CACIB again !!
German JCH Cleopatra of the Hellacious Acres wins 1st Excellent in Intermediate Bitch for the second day running!
Ramchaine Rosalia is 2nd Excellent in the Junior Bitch class, as usual continually wagging with her abounding enthusiasm !!!
Saturday 4th October
– The Golden Retriever Club of Scotland Single Breed Open Show
Charmaine judges her 4th Breed Club Open Show, this time for the The Golden Retriever Club of Scotland in Alva, and has a super entry of over 90 individual dogs!!
Charmaine with her Best
Bitch, Best Dog, Best Veteran and Best Puppy
Charmaine with her BEST IN SHOW & RESERVE BEST IN SHOW
Our journey continues with the drive to the west coast of Scotland, the boat across the water to Belfast and the drive down to Dublin, Ireland ...... we are fuelled with the excitement of seeing our 3 beloved Goldens which have spent their summer holiday while we were away in Australia and New Zealand under the expert care of Kerrie Kelly, her mum Anne and daughter Katie, and their Zenevieva Goldens .
Our reunion with Jaq, Sophia & Noah was an emotional one for all parties!!!
Sunday 5th October at
Dublin International Championship Show, Ireland
Judge Dr. Ronald James
Our Multi Ch Noah of the Hellacious Acres wins the CACIB and having already won CACIBs in Germany, Denmark & The Netherlands, his Irish one gives him the 4th country after a one year wait from the first to last ......so Noah can now add “INTERNATIONAL SHOW CHAMPION” to his name too!!
Sophia of the Hellacious Acres wins 2nd Excellent in the Open Bitch class
It has been a great day already and Jaq does not disappoint us and becomes 1st Excellent in the Champion Bitch class.
Multi Ch Ramchaine Jaq of Hearts JW wins the Green Star and CACIB which is just what she needed to become an IRISH SHOW CHAMPION & an INTERNATIONAL SHOW CHAMPION !!!
Jaq and Blue about to set off on the move for BOB
The judge Dr Ronald James with his Green Star Winners of the day – Crufts BOB winner Ch Abinvale Traguardo and our own Multi Ch Ramchaine Jaq of Hearts JW .
After the show we are VERY glad to be taking home our 3 super Goldens and with 3 x new titles!! There is still a long journey back to Holland - with first the boat from Dublin to Holyhead and then the drive through Wales, England, another boat from Dover to France, and then through Belgium and back into The Netherlands!!!
News from FINLAND ;-
At her FIRST show Ramchaine Dancing Queen ( Multi Ch Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres ex Ramchaine Belly Dancer) belonging to Marina Rovanpera wins her puppy class at just 6 months of age and becomes BEST PUPPY IN SHOW at Abo open Show under judge Per Aschen ( Kennel Twinkle) !!! Well done Marina & little Fanni !
Also making her show Debut litter sister Ramchaine Riverdance ( Multi Ch Beethoven of the Hellacious Acres ex Ramchaine Belly Dancer) owned by Rita Rohrbach wins 1st in her puppy class and then goes on to BEST PUPPY IN SHOW at the Retriever Specialty Show in Avenches under judge Mary O’Donohue from Ireland!!!
Ramchaine Riverdance winning BPIS under judge Mary O’Donohue (Ireland)
Huge Congratulations Rita & little Lyn!
News from GERMANY :-
Ramchaine Reverberation ( Archie ex Vogue) belonging to Stefanie Lehmann won first in his Puppy class at the GRC of Germany Jubilee Championship Specialty Show under Ralph Koch and then went on to BEST PUPPY IN SHOW with the agreement of his co-judge Dieter Harms !!!
...... and again in Dortmund at the Bundessieger International Championship Show Ramchaine Reverberation - at just 7 months of age - wins 1st Very Promising in his Puppy class!! Well done Steffi & baby Willow!
News from ENGLAND:-
6 month old Ramchaine Obla Di Obla Da ( Multi Ch Noah of the Hellacious Acres ex Ramchaine Monkeynut ) belonging to Carol Oldering, makes a super start to her show career with 3 x 1sts at her first 3 x Open shows!!
Northern Golden Retriever Association – 1st Minor Puppy Bitch
Birmingham Terrier & Gundog Club – 1st Puppy & RBOB
East Anglian Gundog Society – 1st Minor Puppy , Best Puppy & RBPIS
Well done Carol and baby Biba