The Saluki or Gazelle Hound Club is holding their 2021 Championship show on Sunday, 17th October 2021. It will be held at the Kennel Club Building (West Hall) Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire CV8 2LZ. Judging will be Mrs Denise Rogers (Labakan). Judging will commence at 10.00 am. The show has an entry of 69 dogs making 71 entries. Natasha Hamilton is running a silent auction in aid of the SGHC’s upcoming Centenary Fund at the show. She is requesting for items to be donated for the event. They do not need to be Saluki orientated. If you have anything to donate, please contact her through the SGHC’s Members Page, Email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.
Cecilia Andersson has posted that the SGHC is planning for a lure coursing meet on the 21st November at Walton on the Hill, Surrey. Please let her know if you would like to intend. She needs enough entries to be able to go ahead with the meet. Anyone interested or having questions to get in touch with Cecilia at Email:cl.andersson05gmail.com or 07809486496.
It has been a busy couple of weeks for dog shows. The first show needing reporting is Birmingham National. Judging Salukis was Robin Searle. DCC, BOB and 2nd in the Hound Group (judge Albert Wright) was Ch Classicus Azim for Bodercot with the RDCC to Alexandra Cole’s El’Ubaid’s Zacharias for Doucai (IMP NDL). BCC for her second CC went to the Hudson’s Velourias Agent Velvet Glencathra. RCC went to Denice Garratt, Sue Oakey, Caroline & John Owen’s Glenoak Lunah from Caryna. Best Puppy was Alexandra Cole’s El Ubaid’s Buckingham Palace.
Next came the big Scottish Weekend. First show was Hound Association of Scotland. Judging was Dr. Ron James. DCC, BOB, RBIS (Judge Martin Sanders) for his second CC was Jane Stenson’s Micattura All For Me with the RDCC to Adele Haddon’s Badavie Don Peppino. BCC went to Mary Sanders Parker’s Classicus Olympia for her second CC with the RBCC to Liana Phillips’ Vidana Amira S Bergega Turi (IMP RUS) Sh CM, Sh CEX. BP,4th Puppy Group was Jeannette Glaister’s Impala Zia Dexter The Gambler (IMP USA),
Best Veteran on his farewell tour was Ch Mumtaz Hercules Sh CM owned by Joan Cowie.
Next show was Scottish Kennel Club with their first of two shows. Judging Salukis was Jeff Horswell. He choice Jeannette Glaister’s Ch Vanechka Otis S Berega Turi (IMP RUS) JW Sh CM for his DCC, BOB with the RDCC to Rosalie Brady’s Ch Classicus Azim For Bodercot. BCC went to Mary Sanders Parker’s Ch Classicus Britannia JW Sh CM with the RBCC to Liana Phillip’s Vidana Amira S Berega Turi (IMP RUS) Sh CM Sh CEX. Best Puppy was Liana Phillips’ Luachmar Jamulah, Best Veteran to Joan Cowie’s Ch Mumtaz Hercules Sh CM
The third and last of the shows was judged by Mr R Morland. This show did not have Challenge Certificates for Salukis therefore considered an Open Show
BB, BOB was Liana Phillips’ Vidana Amira S Berega Turi (Imp Rus) Sh.CM ShCEx with the RBB to Ms C Knowle’s Micattura All I Breathe of Mahziba
Best Dog went to Micattura All For Me owned by Jane Stenson with RBB to Adele Haddon’s Badavie Don Peppino At Ilsham. Best Puppy went to Jeannette Glaister’s Impala Zia Dexter The Gambler (IMP USA)
We would like to wish Joan Cowie and Hercules a happy retirement from showing. Hopefully Joan will manage to attend a few shows in the future.
Best of luck to both of you.