Willamette Valley Saluki Club

June 22, 2007

Specialty and Sweepstakes Results

Puppy Sweepstakes Judge: Ms.Debbie Petersen

Puppy Dogs 6 mos. and under 9 mos. (2)
1st OMEN ALEF ADONIS AL SAYAD
Owners: Dr. D. & F. Bennett & C. Cowie Noah.
2nd D’ANSOR ROMAN CENTURION
Owners: Gina & Erin Hayden.

Junior Dogs 12 mos. and under 18 mos. (2)
1st DADAELIS BZANTIUM RITU KUMAR
Owner: Susan Manthou & Marilyn LaBrache Brown.
2nd 7 SEAS INT’L VIKING AL SAYAD
K. Kelly Burns & F. Bennett.

Puppy Bitches 9 mos. and under 2 mos. (1)
1st SALISH’ SCIMITAR SAHALEE
Owners: Cathi Steiner & Shawn Davis.

Junior Bitches 12 mos. and under 18 mos. (3)
1st 7 SEAS INT’L SAFARI AL SAYAD
Owners: Karen Kelly Burns & Fiona Bennett.
2nd SPITFIRE WILDCAT AT TIGRIS, JC
Owners: Jennifer Trefonas & C. Bethke.
3rd SPITFIRE DH-90 DRAGONFLY
Owners: Valerie Hiller & Cynthia Bethke.

Best in Sweepstakes (Puppy)
7 SEAS INT’L SAFARI AL SAYAD

BOS to Best in Sweepstakes (Puppy)
DADAELIS BZANTIUM RITU KUMAR

Veteran Sweepstakes Judge: Ms. Debbie Petersen

Junior Veteran Dog 7 years and under 10 years (1)
1st CH. SIRIANNI TIARC RUMMAANIY
Owners: Wanda L. Sirianni & Pamela J. Sirianni

Best in Sweepstakes (Veteran)
CH. SIRIANNI TIARC RUMMAANIY

Junior Showmanship Judge: Celeste M. Gonzalez

Novice Junior Class (1)
1st CODY OLSON 49959014001
Dadaelis Monab Zeus Red Hawk, JC.
HP209231/01 1/25/04. Breeders: Sue ann Pietros & Marilyn LaBrache Brown.
By Ch. Dadaelis C'Dei Art Deco x Ch. Dadaelis Hapi Apres Al Monab.
Owner: Lori Olson.

Best Junior Handler
CODY OLSON

Conformation Classes Judge: Celeste M. Gonzalez

Puppy Dogs 9 mos. and under 12 mos. (2)

1st OMEN ALEF ADONIS AL SAYAD
HP227315/01. 6/24/06. Breeders: C. Cowie Noah & S. A. Pietros & C. Temple.
By Ch. Omen Ur Ben Parousia Monab x Ch. Omens Ulla Bint Safran Monab.
Owners: Dr. D. & F. Bennett & C. Cowie Noah.
Nice type, moderate in every way, lift to gait when moving out.
2nd D’ANSOR’S ROMAN CENTURION
HP226192/02. 7/25/06. Breeders: Gina Hayden & David and Fiona Bennett.
By Ch. D’Ansor Gladiator of Zanskar x Ch. Burydown Vogue D’Al Sayad.
Owners: Gina and Erin Hayden.
Less depth of brisket than 1st dog, needs more bend of second thigh, nicer, flatter back skull than 1st-place dog

Junior Dogs 12 mos. and under 18 mos. (1)
1st 7 SEAS INT’L VIKING AL SAYAD
HP212654/02. 4/24/06. Breeders: Karin Kelly Burns & Fiona Bennett.
By Ch. Mystery’s Ain’t Misbehavin’ x Melhaven Image of Isis.
Owners: K. Kelly Burns & F. Bennett.
Smooth with pretty type and very typey head. Needs better front movement. Could carry a better topline on the move. Moderate in every way. Would like to see better return of upper arm and depth of brisket. Brisket should come with age and maturity.

Bred By Exhibitor Dogs (4)
1st SHAZAM OF ALDERCAR
HP075055/03. 7/16/03. Breeder: Alden J. Foote.
By Ch. Miriah’s River Runs Thru It x Salish’s Sheika of Aldercar.
Owner: Alden J. Foote.
Very typey red male moderate in every way and well within height std, lovely head, needs less second thigh, moved out quite nicely with nice shoulder and upper arm return. Could stand more length of leg.
2nd AMRIKA ZAKU
HM899906/01. 5/8/00. Breeder: Cheryl Myatt.
By Ch. Dadaelis Ra’She Joie De Vivre, JC x Ch. Andi Raj Talai.
Owner: Cheryl Myatt.
More substantial than 1st place dog, lovely head, moderate, more correct hindquarter angulation than 1st place dog.
3rd AL SAYAD TIGRIS DRUID
HP125380/05. 11/8/04. Breeders: Jennifer Trefonas & Fiona Bennett.
By Ch. Mystery’s Ain’t Misbehavin’ x DC Chubasco Koochikoo, SC.
Owners: Fiona Bennett & Megan Robertson.
Typey smooth, More lift action on the go round and coming and going than would be desirable.
4th MIRIAH’S SHALL WE DANCE
HP128648/02. 11/13/04. Breeder: Maureen Clark.
By Ch. Miriah’s Poetic Justice x Miriah’s What Deams May Come.
Owner: Maureen Clark.
Typey cream male, topline is more whippet-like, front and rear angles are not in balance.

American Bred Dogs (1)
CARMAS SUMMER ROMANCE
HP217349/01. 6/20/06. Breeders: M. Stoner Townsend & L. Ackerman.
By Ch. Desert Rose Earl of Greystoke x Ch. CC Fortune Tellers Secret.
Owners: R. Ackerman & L. Ackerman.
Nice type, moderate in every way with nice topline. Could stand more return of upper arm and extension of stride, although he remains moderate in stride.

Open Dogs (9)
Nice quality through the entire class.
DOUBLETIME LET FREEDOM RING
HP021911/02. 7/30/02. Breeders: Catherine Gregory & Sarah Simpson.
By FC Seawind Aspen’s Roadrunner, SC x Ch. Aspen Allah’s Charity, SC.
Owners: Maureen Clark & Catherine Gregory.
Handsome parti tri male, moderate in every way and exudes breed type. Balanced front to rear, beautiful wedge head and high ear set. Correct topline standing and on the move. Beautiful coming and going. Sufficient typey lift to the pastern with good reach and drive on the side gait to give him a long-lasting reconnaissance gait if needed in the field.
2nd TIARCS IN THE WINGS, JC
HP103713/02. 5/7/04. Breeders: E. & R. Crait.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC x Ch. Tiarc Sirianni Rafala.
Owners: R. Ackerman & L. Ackerman.
Lovely moderate and balanced white and cream parti. Little less masculine head than 1st place dog, but does have a bit more depth of brisket than 1st-place dog.
3rd DADAELIS BZANTIUM RITU KUMAR
HP204999/05. 1/11/06. Breeders: Sharon Grause, Sue Anne Pietros, Marilyn LaBrache Brown & Cynthia Cowan Noah.
By Khalils Katra, SC x Ch. Shiva’s Athena Shikadin.
Owners: Susan Manthou & Marilyn LaBrache Brown.
Typey smooth boy that needs a bit more wedging to the head and a little less action/lift on the side gait.
4th HOUN’ HOLLOW HALATION
HP208356/01. 9/11/05. Breeders: Karl & Kathryn Latonja & Srinagar Kennels.
By Ch. Jen-Eff Cheval Rouge x Ch. Srinagar Raga Asawari.
Owners: James & Lesley Thomson & Romayne Switch.
Dark grizzle with good breed type, needs little more layback of shoulder.

Winners Dog
DOUBLETIME LET FREEDOM RING

This dog screams type and moderation!

Reserve Winners Dog
TIARCS IN THE WINGS, JC

A little better return of upper arm than WD, not the quite length of ribcage as WD.

Puppy Bitches 6 mos. and under 9 mos. (1)
1st SALISH’ SCIMITAR SAHALEE
HP240633/05. 10/18/06. Breeders: Shawn Davis, Paige Davis & Mary Dee McMinn.
By Ch. Lorrequer Istabraq, CD x Ch. Salish Legacy Bey.
Owners: Cathi Steiner & Shawn Davis.
Typey with wonderful potential. Beautiful wedge head. A little soft in the topline at this age. She has everything a Saluki should be in the right package.

Junior Bitches 12 mos. and under 18 mos. (3)
1st 7 SEAS INT’L SAFARI AL SAYAD
HP212654/01. 4/24/06. Breeders: Karin Kelly Burns & Fiona Bennett.
By Ch. Mystery’s Ain’t Misbehavin’ x Melhaven Image of Isis.
Owners: Karin Kelly Burns & Fiona Bennett.
Typey grizzle smooth. Nice on the move, nice depth of brisket. Would like better ear set and return of upper arm. Lovely condition..
2nd SPITFIRE WILDCAT AT TIGRIS, JC
HP201733/04. 1/29/06. Breeder: Cynthia Bethke.
By Ch. Zanskar’s Summer Squall, JC x Amala Zerdali, JC.
Owners: Jennifer Trefonas & C. Bethke
Red grizzle, typey, a little overweight, didn’t want to use shoulder on the move.
3rd SPITFIRE DH-90 DRAGONFLY
HP201733/05. 1/29/06. Breeder: Cynthia K. Bethke.
By Ch. Zanskar’s Summer Squall, JC x Amala Zerdali, JC.
Owners: Valerie Hiller & Cynthia Bethke.
Moderate, nice side gait when I could see it. She had a change of handler on the gaiting portion. Front bears watching as she matures.

Bred By Exhibitor Bitches (5)

Very tough decision between the 1st and 2nd place bitches in this class as the quality in both was quite strong. Both with lovely, correct wedge heads, both with great brisket, gorgeous eye, ear set and expressions. Two different style bitches with equally correct side gait.

1st SIRIANNI KAMIRA NINGAL
HP034578/04. 2/11/03. Breeders: Wanda L. Sirianni & Pamela J. Sirianni.
By Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Rummaaniy x Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel SM.
Owners: Mary Baker & Pamela Sirianni.
Black & white parti with exquisite breed type, balance, and movement. Won over the 2nd-place bitch on front movement on the come back.
2nd D’ANSOR’S SHIYR PORTIA
HP084244/06. 11/28/03. Breeders: Gina Hayden & Fiona Bennett.
By Ch. D’Ansor Gladiator of Zanskar x Ch. D’Ansor’s Masada Al Sayad.
Owners: Gina & Erin Hayden.
Type to burn. Moderate in every way.
3rd RED SONJA OF ALDECAR
HP075055/02. 7/16/03. Breeder: Alden J. Foote.
By Ch. Miriah’s River Runs Thru It x Salish’s Sheika of Aldercar.
Owner: Alden J. Foote.
Lovely red with nice type and movement. Needs more leg underneath her.
4th AL SAYAD TIGRIS WILLOW, JC
HP125380/04. 11/8/04. Breeders: Jennifer Trefonas & F. Bennett.
By Ch. Mystery’s Ain’t Misbehavin’, JC x DC Chubasco Koochikoo, SC.
Owners: Jennifer Trefonas & F. Bennett.
Smooth grizzle, needs a bit more femininity about her.

Open Bitches (5)
1st SIRIANNI RED SCIMITAR
HP105410/05. 6/4/04. Breeders: Wanda & Pamela Sirianni.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC x Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel SM.
Owners: Cathi Steiner & Wanda Sirianni.
Red & white parti, moderate in every way. Not as quite a smooth mover as 2nd place on the go ‘round, but better than 2nd place on the coming and going. Nice wedge head and ear set.
2nd SNOWYNDE WILD ABANDON
HP146072/02. 3/25/05. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Neonaura Orion Al Sayad, JC x Ch. Snowynde Winterborne.
Owners: Bonnie A. & Lois Boucher.
Grizzle with type to burn but couldn’t get a good exam. Lovely side gait, head and ear set.
3rd TIARC’S WINNING COLORS
HP103713/03. 5/7/04. Breeders: Ronald & Elizabeth Crait.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC x Ch. Tiarc Sirianni Rafala.
Owners: Ronald & Elizabeth Crait.
Cream and white parti typey bitchy head, didn’t open up on the go round like 2nd place.
4th SADIYA AMANI MUJANNAH
HN002148/01. 6/4/02. Breeder: Linda Larsen.
By Ch. Aspen Allah’s Crusader, JC x Ch. El-Char Malika al Jamal, JC.
Owner: Linda Larsen.
Black and tan with lovely breed type, but a bit too much lift on the side gait.

Winners Bitch
Two exquisite typey bitches from the bred-by class. The WB was pushed very hard by the RWB. Both so correct in so many ways. These two bitches have very promising futures.
SIRIANNI KAMIRA NINGAL
A little more depth of brisket and better movement behind than RWB.

Reserve Winners Bitch
D’ANSOR’S SHIYR PORTIA

Exquisite expression, could use a tad more second thigh

Stud Dogs (3)
1st CH. MIRIAH’S RIVER RUNS THRU IT
Owners: Alden Foote & Maureen Clark
His two red get (littermate brother and sister) were very similar to one another and to their sire with a clear demonstration of transmission of his phenotype to his get.
2nd CH. SIRIANNI TIARC RUMMAANIY
HM892575/05. 4/29/00. Breeders: R. & E. Crait & W. & P. Sirianni.
By Ch. Sirianni Hakuna Matata, JC x Ch. Tiarc Tavanai Pippi Long Sox.
Owners: Wanda L. Sirianni & Pamela J. Sirianni.
While the transmission of phenotype from sire to offspring was discernible, it was not as apparent as the 1st-place stud dog’s.
3rd CH. NEONAURA ORION AL SAYAD
Owners: Dr. David & Fiona Bennett & Bill & Christine Lewis.
His two get similar to one another, but dissimilar to their sire.

Brace Class (1)
SADIYA AMANI MUJANNAH
and SADIYA GALAL SARIYAH

Owners:Linda Larsen & Barbara Bookwalter.
A harmonious typey pair that were a delight to judge.

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Best of Breed Competition (5 dogs, 5 bitches)
There was a good deal of depth of quality in this assembly of Salukis. While there were only 2 Awards of Merit to distribute, there could have easily been 2 more included for a total of 4 AOM’s.
What a deserving final group of Salukis!!!

Best of Breed
CH. CC FORTUNE TELLERS SECRET
HP006518/18. 3/8/02. Breeder: Lisa Conlon.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC x Ch. Carmas Tiger Lilly.
Owner: Lyndell Ackerman.(Bitch)
Feathered dark cream bitch of exquisite breed type and expression. Moderate. Correct size well within standard. Exceptional coming and going and on the go ‘round. Good depth and length of brisket. Lovely wedge head, but would like to see a bit higher ear set and slightly less second thigh. Won over the two AOM bitches on gait.

Best of Winners & Best of Opposite Sex
DOUBLETIME LET FREEDOM RING
Feathered parti colored tri dog. This is a stallion hound that does the breed justice. Oh, what dog! Balanced in every way and exudes breed type.

Awards of Merit
CH. SIRIANNI TIARC NYALA SM
HP034578/06. 2/11/03. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Rummaaniy x Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel SM.
Owners: Wanda L. & Pamela J. Sirianni. (Bitch)
Smooth black and silver/tan bitch that exudes breed type. Gorgeous head into neck into shoulders with lovely depth and length of brisket. Beautiful shoulder layback.

CH. SNOWYNDE VERITABLE QUANDRY
HP146072/01. 3/25/05. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Neonaura Orion Al Sayad, JC x Ch. Snowynde Winterborne.
Owners: Bonnie A. & Lois Boucher. (Bitch)
Smooth grizzle bitch dripping in breed type with very similar qualities to the other AOM bitch, although different in style.

Best Puppy
SALISH’ SCIMITAR SAHALEE

Best Bred by Exhibitor
SIRIANNI KAMIRA NINGAL
Thank you for the opportunity to judge so many typey and correct Salukis.


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