Irish/Int Ch Duncabury Heez A Wonder took his 3rd CC & BOB at LKA
after two CCs in 2007, including BIS at the WHWT Club. In 2006 at just 12 months he took two reserve CCs at the Belfast shows. Spud is the first UK Champion for Marbeth Owens and was handled by Ken Crockett. He was sired by Ken's Russian/Irish/UK Ch Markstown Mr Havasu (his 2nd Champion in 2008) ex Crevamoy Dream Girl at D, a daughter of the litter brother of Ch Kimgarwyn Night Breeze. Heez A Wonder's parents are linked by Ch Kimgarwyn Cagney (once through his only Champion, the first Charosmack title holder) and a Kergilliack dog, Konman at Crevamoy, by dual CC winner, Ashgate Scotch Bard and from a Sinclair daughter.
Make Or Break becomes the 4th UK Champion for the
Kingsview kennel of Julie Coley. She won all her CCs in 2008, with
BOB at Richmond and Midland Counties where she also took Group#2.
She is the younger sister of UK/American Ch Kingsview Willo The Wisp who also won a group placing. They are by Ch Hopecharm Willie Makeit for Karamynd ex Kingsview Sky High, a daughter of Ch Krisma Streetwise. Willie Makeit has now sired 9 UK Champions, a record equalled by three of his ancestors and only surpassed by three others. Sky High is a granddaughter of the first Kingsview Champion, Sarmac First Impression at K. Mrs Coley won 2 Best Puppy awards in 2008, with a granddaughter of Willie Makeit, Karamynd On Cue for Kingsview.
Sula is the 5th Inverglen Champion for Wendy Corri. She is the
niece of the 4th, I Celtic Raider as she is from his litter sister, Spring Melody. Sula is by the kennel's CC winner Birkfell Sparkle by
Inverglen. Sparkle's sire and Spring Melody's dam are litter brother
and sister, Brigadier and Springtime. They are by another Birkfell dog from a granddaughter of the first Inverglen Champion, Cabon Sea
Lord, bred by Chris Bacon. Sula was Best Puppy at the Centenary "of England" Club show 2006, took her first CC at Darlington last year,
was Best Bitch at the Westie of the Year contest, then took successive CCs this year at Bath and Southern Counties. Her litter brother, Lewis, started the year well with a reserve CC at Manchester.
The last Crinan Champion was made up in 1990 and was this
bitch's great great granddam, Ch Crinan Cradle Song. Barbara Hands
has now had 8 UK Champions. The first was Ch Candida of Crinan,
made up in 1975 and Cradle Song's great great granddam. Maddie is
the 2nd Champion this year for Ch Karamynd High As A Kite, and 1st
for Crinan Charlies Angel, a daughter of Dutch import and reserve CC winner, Llasara All Rite at Charosmack who sired a double Top Westie. All Rite is from American and European lines, based on UK Lasaras. Maddie's parents are virtually unrelated in about 8 generations. Barbara Hands' biggest winner was Ch Clan Crinan, Top Westie of
1985. He sired 6 UK Champions, appearing in this pedigree with a son from Cradle Song.
The first of 2008's Champions to take all his CCs this year
was made up at Border Union. Freddie becomes the 8th Champion
for his owner and was handled to his title by Thomas West. He is the
5th UK Champion for his sire, UK/Irish Ch Bournehaven Birthday Guy,
a former Top Westie, Terrier group winner and double Crufts BOB. He
sired a litter of three UK Champions for the Burneze kennel, while
Freddie's dam, Ch K Play To The Crowd is from a litter of three UK Champions, who have all produced CC winners this year. Birthday Guy and Hattie are linked by Ch Ashgate Sinclair; they are both grandchildren. Freddie's brother, Karamynd Playing The Game, recently gained his title in Sweden for the Tweed kennel.
Bunty made her debut in 2003 winning a BP at Driffield, took
her 1st CC & BOB at WELKS 2006, then her next CCs at the May SKC and Border Union this year to become the 8th Champion for Doreen Lancaster. She is by Ch Kristajen Casterspell, his 2nd Champion ex Ch
C Careless Spirit, a daughter of Casterspell's dual CC winning litter sister, K Carefee Spirit with Clanestar. The last Champion was Cloud Dancer, also by Casterspell and from a daughter of Carefree Spirit. Doreen's first Champion was Birkfell Silver Thistle of C, made up in 1974 who won a Terrier Group. The dam of Casterspell and Careless Spirit was the latest Birkfell Champion, Sometimes at K who goes back to the parents of Thistle: Ch B Sea Squall (sire of 6 UK Champions) and Ch Solitude (dam of 3 UK Champions).
Ruby took a Reserve CC as a puppy at Paignton 2006. She
retired for a litter in 2007 and came back to win a first prize at Crufts. At National Terrier she took her first CC, joined by 2 of her puppies, both first prize winners. A 2nd CC came at Windsor where her son, Williwontie was BP. Ruby's title came at Leeds, making her the 8th Gilbri Champion. She is by the last, Ir/UK Ch G Talk Of The Town (also made up at Leeds in 2004) from a grand-daughter of Ch G October Brew. TOTT is the grandson of October Brew's litter sister, Maid To Measure. Ruby was bred by the Wogans and is their 3rd UK Champion. The other two are sisters of Ruby's dam, W Wild Jasmin, the Harris's Ch W Wild Lily by Vallange and Ch W Cassie by Vallange. A younger sister of Ruby's, W Anastasia of Comdale was BPIS at the of England Club Championship show.
Pai is jointly owned by the Havasu and Charosmack kennels.
He was handled to his wins by Roz Dunne, becoming her 8th UK Champion and the 7th for the Crocketts. Pai is a double grandson of Charosmack Cristmas Craker for Cooley, a son of former Top Westie, Ch Charosmack Clog Dancer and the 1st Charosmack Champion, Olton Aye Cloudy Day at C. He is the first UK Champion for his sire, Russian, Irish & UK Ch Markstown Mr Havasu (Crufts BOB and Terrier Group#3 2006) and dam, Havasu Hell's Angel. Hell's Angel is the daughter of Irish, UK & Danish Ch Havasu Humber Lady who gained her UK title in 2000 with 3 Club show BIS wins. Pai took CCs at Bath, Paignton & Bournemouth (& Group#2). He took a further CC at Richmond while over in Ireland on the same day, his son, Havasu High Tech gained his Irish title.