NEWS 2008

DECEMBER 2008

20.12.08 Wyong & District Show (New Zealand judge)
Our last show for the year Saba Best Minor of Breed
and was given serious consideration for the Challenge.
Dougal first in Australian Bred Class

We have not shown for a month because of the babies
however, 7.12.08 in Sydney: Dougal Dog Challenge,
Amanzi Reserve Challenge & R/up Best of Breed &
Saba's first All Breeds Sweepstakes (6-12 months)
he makes the short list in a large line up.

UK NEWS - Ari takes Top RR sire in the UK, for the second year in a row.
ARI'S daughter Becky Best RR Puppy in Breed in the UK

Becky also recently won Reserve Challenge Bitch with a breed entry of 150+
Congratulations to all at Gunthwaite & Burncote for Ari & Becky's success.

UK - Luton show Becky Reserve Bitch & Reserve Best of Breed
& Ari's Veldtkammer son "Gabanna" Reserve Dog!

NOVEMBER 2008

Welcome to the world little Huntingridge babies
a very special litter from Ashlan & Dougal

SABA has had a fantastic successful weekend of showing.
15.11.08 Bulahdelah Ag All Breeds Champ Show
BEST BABY IN GROUP & BEST BABY IN SHOW
under an All Breeds Judge
Followed the following day
Maitland & Kurri All breeds Champ Show under a Hound Specialist
BEST BABY IN GROUP

DOUGAL 15.11.08 at Buladelah took out Reserve Dog Challenge & R/up Best of Breed

The Lionslea team had another successful weekend collecting
Best of Breeds/Runner up Best of Breeds
Challenges and groups.

South Australian Speciality
Rani's daughter "Cricket" goes BEST MINOR IN SHOW

Congratulations to Paula & Michael (Lionslea) who had a very successful weekend 8-9/11/08 with
Gidget, Jayda, Tyson & Ziva all being awarded groups
also bringing home multiple Challenges, Best of Breed/R/up BOB

News from Germany Chief's Granddaughter Enye had a very suucessful show
1st excellent and 2nd best bitch. Congratulations to all of Enye's connections.

Victorian Speciality 1.11.08

NYACK - 2nd in Baby Puppy Dog & the Grandkids did well,
Congratulations to Karen's girl "Cricket" from Rani,
2nd in Minor with Gidget's daughter "Ziva" 3rd and
her litter sister "Lulu" 2nd in Puppy.

2.11.08 Hound Club of Victoria - Nyack Best Baby Puppy of Breed

Happy 2nd Birthday to the Chelsea & Dougie kids
who turn 2 on the 23rd November &
special wishes to our big boy "Dougal"

Final Results for the 2007-2008 The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Inc (Australia)
Dougal finished equal 3rd & Ashlan 4th
a great result seeing we attended only 3 of the 11
pointscore shows due to other commitments.

OCTOBER 2008

26.10.08 Congratulations to Ryker's grandson from Boston
Mak INTL Ch Starridge Makeda (Imp Aus) who gained his AKC Championship title
in Vancouver. Congratulations to all of Mak's connections.

26.10.08 Port Macquarie All Breeds Champ Show
Saba - Best Baby of Breed
Dougal Reserve Challenge Dog

25.10.08 Port Macquarie All Breeds Champ Show
Saba - Best Baby of Breed
Dougal Best Australian Bred of Breed

25.10.08 News from Lionslea
Gidget Bitch Challenge & Best Of Breed & Open in Group
Jayda Reserve Challenge Bitch and R/up BOB
Tyson (Gidget's son) Dog Challenge & Puppy in Group

25.10.08 Ryker's Grandson "Renga" took Dog Challenge & Best of Breed in Sydney.
Congratulations to his owners Kim & Peter

26.10.08 Saran's grand-daughter Phoebe
wins Best of Breed & an Aust Bred in Group.

Happy 8th Birthday to Chief x Amber kids
& to our special girl "SARAN"

New Grandkids born in Germany
We would like to welcome to the world little NOMBEKO babies.
10 beautiful babies for Amboni and Moyo.

RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK CLUB Inc (Sydney, NSW)
Judge Mr Jay Hyman (Rollings RRs) - USA

"SABA" First in Baby Dog & Best Opposite Baby in Show
to his cousin
"ZIVA" - GIDGET'S Daughter Lionslea Beautiful Dawn
awarded Best Baby in Show
"JAYDA" - CH HUNTINGRIDGE JOHARI 5th place in Intermediate out of a class of 23
Congratulations to Paula & Michael
Congratulations to BOSTON'S breeder Cyndy and owners Shane & Kerrie
with Boston ROM official recognition by the RR Club (Australia)
I was thrilled to be present despite the tears.

12.11.08 Manning River AHI - Judge Hound Specialist
DOUGAL- RESERVE CHALLENGE & R/UP BEST OF BREED
SABA - BEST BABY OF BREED

UK NEWS Ari's kids - results from the M & N RR SPECIALTY Open Show
Beckie GUNTHWAITE DIAMOND LIL JW
RESERVE BEST IN SHOW -
HOPE Wins her class and 2 other Ari kids also win their respective classes.
under 2 breed Specialists

17.10.08 Newcastle & Northern District
SABA Best Baby Puppy in Breed

18.10.08 Tuggerah Lakes Kennel Club - Judge Hound Specialist (New Zealand)
SABA - BEST BABY PUPPY IN GROUP

18.10.08 - Hunter Valley Hound Club
SABA Best Baby Puppy in Breed

19.10.08 Tuggerah Lakes Kennel Club
DOUGAL - RESERVE CHALLENGE DOG
SABA Best Baby Puppy in Breed

19.10.08 News from Victoria - NYACK - Best Baby Puppy of Breed

Forbes Champ Show weekend - GIDGET BEST OF BREED
her son Tyson, Dog Challenge also picked up a Puppy in Group
Jayda Reserve Challenge

Welcome to the world little Walamadengie babies (Scotland)
Ari's daughter Brooke and Awesome produced 9 gorgeous puppies

SEPTEMBER 2008

28.9.08 Ari's VELDTKAMMER kids in the UK - TATE HOUND GROUP 1
& GABBANA 1st NSC in Junior Class.

"WINSTON" Veldtkammer Rhode Runner
Reserve Challenge at the Great Britain RR Speciality.

"ZIVA" - GIDGET"S Daughter Lionslea Beautiful Dawn
awarded Best Baby of Breed at 2 shows
"GIDGET" Bitch Challenge and R/UP Best of Breed

SABA 2 x BEST BABY OF BREEDS 27/9 & 28/9/08

SARAN'S Grand Daughter Phoebe, Bitch Challenge and Aust Bred in Group

SABA - Best baby of Breed - Hunter Kennel Club

The grandkids are doing well worldwide and if I have missed anyone please let me know.

UK - Ari son VELDTKAMMER RHODE RUNNER "WINSTON"-
Reserve Challenge Dog - Great Britain Speciality

UK - Drifffield Champ Show Ari's Progeny
GUNTHWAITE DIAMOND LIL JW - wins Junior Bitch
JARHIBA HOPE AND GLORY - "HOPE" wins Special Yearling Bitch
OUSEBAY LUNA'S MOON - BEST PUPPY of Breed

USA - Boston's son Mak (Int Champ Starridge Makeda)
was awarded Winners Dog in the United States of America

Rani's daughter "CRICKET" KAPAMA SUMMER STORM -
takes Best of Breed at the Victorian
Ridgeback Club match Day under a Hound Specialist.

SABA - Best baby in Hound Group,
same day his Dad DOUGAL wins Res Challenge dog and
R/UP Best of Breed & also Best intermediate in Group.

NYACK - HuntingRidge Wild At Heart performing well
at his first show - in Victoria

Chief's Grand-daughter Ashari from Tatachilla Ridgebacks
takes another Baby in Group in South Australia

Our new Baby Boy "SABA" HUNTINGRIDGE WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
made his show debut taking Best Baby of Breed out of 4 babies
& his Dad - "Dougal" takes a 12 point BEST OF BREED
at the same Show, Gidget Reserve Bitch & Phoebe, Saran's grand-daughter wins Challenge Bitch

ARI's daughter Annie (Burncote Annisharani)(UK)
produced 7 beautiful pups to Australia's top sire,
Grand Ch Bearstar Ko CD ET ROM

Ari's Veldtkammer Kids - Tate & Gabanna (Puppy in Show (All Breeds))
continue to shine in the ring in the UK &

Rio has some great results in USA

Happy 1st Birthday BECKY - Gunthwaite Diamond Lil JW
and to all the other Ari/Polly kids for 8.9.08

AUGUST 2008

Jayda 4 x BEST OF BREEDS & NEW AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION

GIDGET Best of Breed & multiple reserve Challenges & R/up Best of Breed

WORLD CONGRESS - IRELAND

27 countries were represented by Ridgeback breeders and entusiasts.
8 delegates from Australia.
There was some very interesting presentations and discussions on the breed.
Photos from The World Congress coming soon.

Ireland - Tate takes 2 Reserve tickets.

World Congress Show - Ari's progeny collected some impressive results
4 shown, all placed with Becky (1st in Puppy Bitch) and Tate (1st in Open Bitch)
Gabbana was 2nd in Puppy dog and Lella Bella Ladybug 3rd in Intermediate Bitch.

takes Res Bitch CC 2 days running on the Irish Circuit.

UK news BECKY - Gunthwaite Diamond Lil JW Reserve Best puppy in Show -

Meanwhile my dogs were being shown back at home &
Dougal wins Res Dog CC and R/up Best of Breed
and after a long absense from the ring Chelsea takes the Res bitch CC.

JAYDA 2 x Best of Breeds
GIDGET 2 x R/up Best of Breeds

Gidget 2 Best of Breeds
Gidgets daughter Ziva, Lionslea Beautiful Dawn
Baby in Group, 3rd in Sweepstakes

Congratulations to Shane & Kerrie on Stevie's
(Ch KENJALA STARZ IN HER EYES) Australian Title.

JULY 2008

25.7.08 HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY TO SARAN/DUDLEY KIDS - MAX, DASH & ILANGA (in heaven)

More UK news - Becky takes her first ticket (Challenge) from Puppy Class
very rare in UK
also Reserve Best of Breed And Best Puppy in Breed
It was great to be there to see Becky earn her first ticket.(breed entry 82)

Becky has gained her Junior Warrant - possibly the youngest RR in UK to earnt this title.

News in UK - Midlands & Northern RR Specialty
Ari's kids earned some great results - highlights being Becky (Guntwaite Diamond Lil) Best Puppy in Show & Gabbana Veldtkammer Mega Hassle Reserve Best Puppy.

Ari currently going Top RR Sire in UK and Becky Best RR Puppy

14.7.08 HAPPY 8TH BIRTHDAY TO NIKKITA & her siblings from Ko and Leia

The Grandkids in Slovakia from Lowenschwanz are doing well in the showring in Europe

JUNE 2008

26.6.08 HAPPY 3RD BIRTHDAY TO SARAN/SCOUT KIDS

7.6.08 DOUGAL DOG CHALLENGE

7.6.08 (ACT) JAYDA BEST OF BREED

8.6.08 POINTSCORE SHOW
ASHLAN BEST OF BREED & DOUGAL DOG CHALLENGE

8.6.08 pm show DOUGAL DOG CHALLENGE & R/up Best of Breed
ASHLAN RESERVE CHALENGE

8.6.08 (ACT) JAYDA BEST OF BREED
RANI RESERVE BITCH CHALLENGE & R/Up Best of Breed
Rani's daughter "CRICKET'S" first show - Baby of Breed

9.6.08 DOUGAL BEST of BREED
Thanks to his handler Shaylee

AMANZI & DOUGAL'S 6 beautiful puppies have arrived.

Welcome to the world little Zamoyoni (Germany) babies
lovely litter from Moyo to Mula.
Congratulations to Anja, Fredo, Kiki & Gerald

MAY 2008

All our current Ridgebacks at home have been DNA profiled

We are back in the ring after a 3.5month break.

Manilla All Breeds Club 2 shows
DOG CHALLENGE & R/UP BOB - BUNDY - Thanks to his handler Sue Jolly
RESERVE DOG - DOUGAL
RESERVE BITCH - ASHLAN

DOG CHALLENGE & R/up BOB - DOUGAL
RESERVE BITCH CHALLENGE - ASHLAN

APRIL 2008

ARI'S daughter "Becky" GUNTHWAITE DIAMOND LIL Best of Breed
& BEST PUPPY IN SHOW - (All Breeds )-UK

BECKY best PUPPY in SHOW - Humberside Hound CLub - UK

JAYDA -4 x BEST OF BREED

Welcome to the world little LIONSLEA puppies
GIDGET & BUZZ are blessed with 7 beautiful babies both blacknose and livers.

Welcome to the world brand new TATACHILLA babies
to Jamilah and Walker, a lovley litter of 8.

JOSHUA at 11 years old has just sired a litter of 10 at Sixemm

HAPPY 11th BIRTHDAY JOSHUA

MARCH 2008

Welcome to the world little KAPAMA puppies
Rani and Walker have 5 beautiful healthy babies
All with good ridges
I believe they are all spoken for.

Jayda has collected several Reserve Challenges

JAYDA multiple Best of Breed wins

ARI'S son GUNTHWAITE ROUGH DIAMOND - Best of Breed - UK

FEBRUARY 2008

JAYDA - CHALLENGE & R/UP BOB

GIDGET - CHALLENGE AND BEST OF BREED - under breed specialist

GIDGET - CHALLENGE & BEST OF BREED

KHELDAR - DOG CHALLENGE BEST OF BREED & OPEN IN GROUP

JANUARY 2008

ARI was awarded UK'S TOP SIRE for 2007
Congratulations to all at Gunthwaite and Burncote (Ari's owners)

ARI'S daughter "TATE" TOP PUPPY in BREED - UK for 2007
Tate - VELDKAMMER FACE BOVVERED

ARI'S daughter "ANNIE" BURNCOTE ANNISHIRANI - Best of Breed - UK

WELCOME TO THE WORLD NIKKITA & SCOUT JNR 9 BEAUTIFUL PUPPIES

RR POINTSCORE SHOW 20.1.08
DOUGAL RES DOG CH & JUNIOR IN GROUP

HAPPY 3RD BIRTHDAY TO LEIA x SPIRIT KIDS 21.1.08

HAPPY 13th BIRTHDAY TO OUR RYKER 22.1.08



DECEMBER 2007

HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY TO OUR ASHLAN & PUPS FROM NIKKITA & JOSHUA

GOSFORD CITY
ASHLAN BITCH CHALLENGE/R/UP BEST OF BREED & NEW AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION
DOUGAL - RESERVE CHALLENGE

WYONG
ASHLAN - CHALLENGE BITCH & R/UP BEST OF BREED
DOUGAL - RESERVE CHALLENGE/JUNIOR OF BREED

HILLS DISTRICT - SYDNEY
DOUGAL - RESERVE CHALLENGE FROM A GOOD LINE UP

NOVEMBER 2007

PORT STEPHENS ALL BREEDS & OBEDIENCE CLUB
DOUGAL - 11PT CHALLENGE & R/UP BEST OF BREED

PORT STEPHENS ALL BREEDS & OBEDIENCE CLUB
ASHLAN - RES CHALLENGE & R/UP BEST OF BREED

ARI who is our "Chief" son that we exported to Gunthwaite and Burncote (UK)
is currently the top RR sire in UK for 2007

HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY to our big boy DOUGAL
& siblings from CHELSEA & DOUGIE born 23.11.2006

OCTOBER 2007

PORT MACQUARIE - HASTINGS ALL BREEDS & OBEDIENCE CLUB
ASHLAN - CHALLENGE BITCH 10 PTS
MAX - HUNTINGRIDGE JACKEROO BEST BABY RR

HUNTER VALLEY HOUND CLUB
DONK 25 PT BEST OF BREED/DOG CHALLENGE
GIDGET 18PT BITCH CHALLENGE R/up BEST OF BREED
DOUGAL RES CHALLENGE DOG

MANNING RIVER AG
ASHLAN - BITCH CHALLENGE/R-UP BEST OF BREED/OPEN IN GROUP

SEPTEMBER 2007


NSW SPECIALITY
RYKER FIRST IN VETERAN DOG OVER 10 YRS
NIKKITA 3RD VETERAN BITCH IN A LARGE QUALITY CLASS
DOUGAL 4TH IN JUNIOR DOG
SARAN'S SON "SCOUT" WON MOST SUCCESSFUL SIRE

ASHLAN - 14pt BEST OF BREED
DOUGAL PUPPY OF BREED

ASHLAN RES CHALLENGE FROM A LARGE LINE UP
DOUGAL PUPPY OF BREED

ASHLAN 3 x RES CHALLENGES & 2 R/UP BEST OF BREED
BUNDY 1 x CHALLENGE & 2 RESERVES & R/UP BEST OF BREED
TRINITY 3 CHALLENGES & 2 BEST OF BREEDS

GIDGET - BEST OF BREED & AUST BRED IN GROUP
JAYDA 3 x RES CHALLENGES & RUNNER UP BEST OF BREEDS

GIDGET CHALLENGE & BEST OF BREED

Welcome to the world ARI & POLLY's litter at Gunthwaite and Burncote (UK)

AUGUST 2007

DOUGAL BEST of BREED
ASHLAN - Res CH & OPEN in GROUP

ASHLAN - BEST of BREED & Open in Group
DOUGAL - Dog Challenge

HAPPY 3rd BIRTHDAY TO PUPS FROM SARAN & BOSTON

JULY 2007

GIDGET - Best of Breed/Aust Bred in Group

GIDGET - Bitch Challenge & R/up Best of Breed - Sydney

HAPPY 7th BIRTHDAY TO NIKITA & her siblings from KO & LEIA

SARAN & DUDLEY's beautiful pups have arrived livers and blacknose

ASHLAN is out of the ring for some time after
nearly breaking her leg and causing severe
ligament & tissue damage.

JUNE 2007

DONK (HuntingRidge Akia Shomaby) Challenge Dog & Best of Breed 21 points

DOUGAL from 6 shows - 1 Challenge & R/up Best of Breed,
5 Reserve Challenges & a R/up Best of Breed
& 2 Best Minor in Groups, 5 Best Minor of Breed
4 of these shows under Breed or Hound Specialists

ASHLAN - Challenge & R/UP Best of Breed under Breed Specialist
Junior in Group
Challenge/Best of Breed & Best Australian Bred in Group

GIDGET - 2 x Reserve Challenges

JAYDA - 2 x Best Junior of Breeds

DONK - Best Junior of Breed

Welcome to the world little Lowenschwanz grandbabies.
Chief's son Moyo sired 6 lovely healthy babies born in Slovakia.


MAY 2007

DOUGAL Baby of Breed in large competition

Ashlan Reserve Challenge

Gidget Challenge Bitch

Ashlan has been awarded Best Junior of Breed 6 from 8 shows

Jayda Junior of Breed

HuntingRidge Akia Shombay "Donk" Best Junior in Group

Ari's Son "Vada" (UK) Best of Breed and Group 2

"JAYDA" still leading the ALL Age Competiton pointscore RR Club Inc

"JAYDA" Syndey show Bitch Challenge &
Runner/up Best of Breed/Junior of Breed


MARCH/APRIL 2007

HAPPY 6th BIRTHDAY TO KITO & his siblings from Chief & Zimbah

ASHLAN 17 pt Best of BREED

DOUGAL collects 3 Baby in Groups

GIDGET Best of Breed

GIDGET reserve challenge

JAYDA reserve Challenge & Junior of Breed

JAYDA Reserve Challenge & R/UP Best of Breed

Kheldar - Reserve Challenge

ANNIE (UK) Ari's daughter wins her class at Crufts
& also the Midlands Rhodesian Ridgeback Specialty (UK)

GIDGET Reserve Challenge Bitch & Opp Inter in Show
NSW Specialty April

HAPPY 10th BIRTHDAY to our Swedish Boy "JOSHUA"


FEBRUARY 2007

HAPPY THIRD BIRTHDAY (8.2.06) TO LEIA/RILEY II PUPPIES
Rani, Motzy, Phoebe, River, Lion, Khan & Max

ASHLAN Challenge & Best Of Breed

Left for an 8 week holiday overseas and Judging assignment in Sweden Rhodesian Ridgeback Specialty


JANUARY 2007

GIDGET - (Saran's daughter) Reserve CC bitch CNCC Show

Had a great day sailing on Syndey Harbour with a group of RR friends

HAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY TO LEIA/SPIRIT PUPS 21st Jan
Breeze, Ul, Tilly, Kate, Lily, Riley, Obi & Bundy

HAPPY 12th Birthday to Bronte & Ryker 22nd Jan

Chelsea & Dougie's babies have settled into their new homes around Australia

GIDGET - RES CC - Sydney

JAYDA is currently leading the Rhodesain Ridgeback Club All Age Pointscore only 10 months old.


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