Willamette Valley Saluki Club

June 20, 2008

Specialty and Sweepstakes Results

Candid Photos

Puppy Sweepstakes Judge: Gina Hayden

Thank you again for inviting me to judge sweepstakes. I had a wonderful time! You gave me a lovely group of puppies to evaluate.

Sweepstakes Puppy Dogs 6 months and under 9 months (3)
1st DADAELIS KUSHIELS SCION OF T'CAI
Owners: ERIKA PARTON, TOMME TRIKOSKO & MARILYN BROWN
Moved well, square, strong topline, nice depth of chest.
2nd DADAELIS ZO'LO COOL HAND LOOK
Owner: KATHLEEN JONES
Not as sound as one, longer bodied.
3rd DADAELIS MONAB T'CAI REFLECTIONS
Owners: MARILYN LABRACHE BROWN & HEATHER AYRE. (Erika Parton, Agent)
Lovely face and head, a little narrow and not as sound today as one and two

Sweepstakes Puppy Dogs 9 months and under 12 months (3)
1st SIRIANNI LASTING LEGACY SM
Owners: LESLIE & DENNIS CAPIK & WANDA & PAMELA SIRIANNI
First and second could have easily switched places on another day. Both were sound. Nice depth of chest. All three puppies were more refined than I would like.
2nd SIRIANNI JAZZ AT LAST SM
Owners: VALERIE HILLER, J. LAMBERT & P. SIRIANNI
3rd SIRIANNI LASTING IMAGE SM
Owners: JANET & DALE HENRICHS & WANDA L. SIRIANNI
This puppy was not happy to be here this day and was difficult to evaluate.

Sweepstakes Puppy Dogs 18 months and under 24 months (2)
1st SALISH' CIRCING RAVEN
Owners: SHAWN M. DAVIS, M. & P. SHELLEY
Sound moving, with a strong topline, short coupled, good front, well proportioned.
2nd SALISH' CYPRESS POINT
Owners: SHAWN MARIE DAVIS, PAIGE MF DAVIS
Another lovely dog. Again on another day 1st and 2nd could switch places. This dog was rangier than 1st and needs some time to grow up.

Sweepstakes Puppy Bitches 6 months and under 9 months (1, 1 absent)
1st DADAELIS ZO'LO HEAVEN SENT
Owners: HEATHER AYRE & MARILYN LABRACHE BROWN. (Tomme Trikosko, Agent).
Nice, square puppy. More narrow than I like.

Sweepstakes Puppy Bitches 9 months and under 12 months (3)
1st ISSIBAAS GIGGLESN GRINS
Owners: LYNDELL ACKERMAN & SHARON KINNEY
Lovely lines, nice depth of chest, very feminine, good movement.
2nd SIRIANNI WINGED EVER LASTING
Owners: WANDA L. SIRIANNI & PAMELA J. SIRIANNI
This puppy did not move as well as one and was unhappy to be here today.
3rd HAWKSVIEW'S WHO'S ZOOMIN WHO
Owners: KAREN & GWYNDELYN CHEN
Well-muscled, shorter backed and cobbier than I like. I suspect the cool morning was not to her liking.

Sweepstakes Puppy Bitches 18 months and under 24 months (2)
1st TIMARU MAGDALENA
Owners: JOHN & LESLEY BRABYN
Compact, square. Lovely deep chest. Good muscling, good movement.
2nd SALISH’ SCIMITAR SAHALLE
Owners: CATHI STEINER & SHAWN DAVIS
Larger than 1, also moved well, on another day could have been 1st.

Best in Puppy Sweepstakes
TIMARU MAGDALENA

BOS to Best in Puppy Sweepstakes
DADAELIS KUSHIELS SCION OF T'CAI

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Veteran Sweepstakes Judge: Gina Hayden

Sweepstakes Veteran Dogs, 7 years to 10 years (1)
1st OBI-WAN PHENIX TRIBAL MOJO
Owners: VICKY CLARKE & LAUREN CHEN
Strong, well-muscled dog with a good front and moving well.

Sweepstakes Veteran Bitches, 10 years and older (1)
1st DC. TIMARU VICTORIA’S SECRET, CD,CC,CM
Owners: JOHN & LESLEY BRABYN
Very feminine, lovely lines, has also aged well.

Best in Veteran Sweepstakes
OBI-WAN PHENIX TRIBAL MOJO

BOS to Best in Veteran Sweepstakes
DC. TIMARU VICTORIA'S SECRET, CD,CC,CM

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Parade of Title Holders

CH. SIRIANNI KAMIRA NINGAL
HP034578/04. 02-11-03. Breeders: Wanda L. Sirianni & Pamela J. Sirianni.
By Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Rummaaniy, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel, SM.
Owners: PAMELA SIRIANNI & MARY BAKER
A "parti girl," Gaia is very special to us. She was Winners Bitch at the 2007 WVSC Specialty and finished her Championship in September 2007. She now enjoys the easy life at home. She tries to keep law and order but has found its easier to just join the "party."
CH. SIRIANNI RED OCTOBER, JC
HP105410/07. 06-04-04. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel, SM.
Owners: WANDA L. SIRIANNI & PAMELA J. SIRIANNI
Hunter added JC to his name in 2007. We hope to get him out this summer to work toward his SC. Hunter loves "the chase."
CH. SIRIANNI RED JUMAH BIN NOEL, JC
HP105410/07. 06-04-04. Breeders: Wanda & Pamela Sirianni.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel, SM.
Owner: DENNIS CAPIK
JT went lure coursing one weekend last summer and added a new title - JC. He hopes to get out this summer and complete the requirements for his SC. JT loves "to fly."

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Junior Showmanship Judge: Dianne Kroll

Novice Intermediate 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

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Conformation Classes Judge: Brian Duggan

My warm thanks to the Willamette Valley Saluki Club for inviting me to judge their 2008 Specialty. It was a great honor and privilege to be able to evaluate your Salukis. The weather and grounds were superb – with plenty of cool shade for the comfort of dogs and people. I had a wonderful time and hope that everyone enjoyed the day as well.

I was looking for the signature elements of our breed as called for in the standard: moderation, balance, top-line, and the seamless combination of elegance and strength. Color or coat type have no effect on conformation or movement and did not influence my judgment. Sound, effortless movement is most important as a Saluki could not successfully bring down game without it.

The dogs were in good condition and well presented. A few tails verged on being too short (just barely touching the hock) and breeders should be looking out for this. A few overly shy youngsters were difficult to examine but I tried to make their experience in the ring a good one.

Brian Patrick Duggan

Puppy Dogs 6 months and under 9 months (3)
1st DADAELIS KUSHIELS SCION OF T'CAI
HP284125/07. 11-04-07. Breeder: Marilyn Brown & Heather Ayre.
By Ch. Dadaelis Cairo out of Ch. Dadaelis Tirzah.
Owners: ERIKA PARTON, TOMME TRIKOSKO & MARILYN BROWN
A small black and silver boy, very nicely balanced with correct angulation and a lovely head. Good proportions although his chest was somewhat narrow. With a pleasing gait, he was very good indeed for his age and had great confidence.
2nd DADAELIS MONAB T'CAI REFLECTIONS
HP284125/02. 11-04-07. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Dadaelis Cairo out of Ch. Dadaelis Tirzah.
Owners: MARILYN LABRACHE BROWN & HEATHER AYRE
A white smooth, well-balanced with good proportions and angulation, well muscled, but a trifled unsettled in his movement.
3rd DADAELIS ZO'LO COOL HAND LOOK
HP284415/04 10-15-07. Breeders: Heather Ayre & Marilyn Labrache Brown.
By Dadaelis Monab Apollo out of Ch. Dadaelis Zoe.
Owner: KATHLEEN JONES
A tall red feathered male, high on leg and high in the rear, with a handsome head and good angulation. Not moving well today.

Puppy Dogs 9 months and under 12 months (2)
1st SIRIANNI JAZZ AT LAST SM
HP278227/05. 08-17-07. Breeders: Wanda Sirianni & Pamela Sirianni.
By Ch. Sirianni Red October, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Nyala SM.
Owners: VALERIE HILLER, J. LAMBERT & P. SIRIANNI
A black smooth male, good proportions and angles, topline somewhat flat, A little unhappy about being examined but behaved better than #2. Moved well. Could use a stronger under-jaw.
2nd SIRIANNI LASTING IMAGE SM
HP278227/02. 08-17-07. Breeders: Wanda L. Sirianni & Pamela J. Sirianni.
By Ch. Sirianni Red October out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Nyala SM.
Owners: JANET & DALE HENRICHS & WANDA L. SIRIANNI
A red smooth with pleasing expression. Very lean, and narrow in front, a little too much arch in his back at this stage. Could use a stronger under-jaw. He was shy that day and would not stand for me to evaluate him properly.

Bred By Exhibitor Dogs (3)
1st MIRIAH'S HARLEY DAVIDSON
HP252300/02. 03-07-07. Breeder: Owner.
By Doubletime Let Freedom Ring out of Ch. Miriah’s Somewhere In Time.
Owner: MAUREEN CLARK
A black feathered male, moderate in size, beautifully shaped with excellent balance and proportion, and the correct moderate angulation in both the front and rear. His gait was sound and very business like – he moved out very nicely and confidently, and his down and back movement could not be faulted.
2nd SALISH' CYPRESS POINT
HP240633/01. 10-18-06. Breeders: S. Davis, PMF Davis, MD McMinn.
By Ch. Lorrequer Istabraq out of Ch. Salish’ Legacy Bey.
Owners: SHAWNMARIE DAVIS, PAIGE MF DAVIS
A handsome white male, somewhat more unfinished & less balanced than #1. He had more rear angulation than I prefer and seemed to be slightly underweight. His movement was not as good as #1, but on the whole, he is a good dog and promises to shape well.
3rd SIRIANNI LASTING LEGACY SM
HP278277/04. 08-17-07. Breeders: Wanda L. Sirianni & Pamela J. Sirianni.
By Ch. Sirianni Red October, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Nyala SM.
Owners: LESLIE & DENNIS CAPIK & WANDA & PAMELA SIRIANNI
A black & tan smooth, of moderate size, good angulation, although a bit straighter in the front than I prefer. His top-line sloped towards his rear and I would like to see a stronger under-jaw. I think time and more maturity will see him fill out and find his balance. He was not behaving well that day and his movement was very unsettled.

Open Dogs (6)
1st CARMAS SUMMER ROMANCE
HP217349/01. 06-20-06. Breeder: Montrue Stoner-Townsend & L. Ackerman.
By Ch. Desert Rose Earl Of Greystoke out of Ch. CC Fortune Tellers Secret.
Owners: RHONDA ACKERMAN & LYNDELL ACKERMAN (John Jones, Agent)
A cream feathered male that had almost everything there – good balance and angulation, and excellent movement. His head was elegant but could be a little more masculine, and I would like to see a bit more chest fill – otherwise he is a very good package. This dog pushed hard for WD but ultimately his front movement did not hold up in the Winner’s competition.
2nd OBI-WAN PHENIX TRIBAL MOJO
HM921994/01. 10-14-00. Breeder: Sharon A. Walls.
By Shalom Phenix Blackbird Jett out of Obi-Wan Berber-Ann.
Owners: VICKY CLARKE & LAUREN CHEN
A black & silver feathered dog with a handsome head, in excellent condition. He was nicely balanced with good angulation, although his top-line was not showing the “slight rise” that day. Wide in his front, his side and rear movement were good, but his front movement was slightly unsettled.
3rd SALISH' CIRCING RAVEN
HP240633/04. 10-18-06. Breeders: S.M. Davis, P. Davis & MD McMinn.
By Ch. Lorrequer Istabraq out of Ch. Salish’ Legacy Bey.
Owners: SHAWN M. DAVIS, M. & P. SHELLEY
A black & silver feathered male with good head. A bit longer in body than #2, but not as well conditioned – and a little underweight. Angluation front and rear were good but chest needs to drop in order to give him the right proportion. Moved well.
4th SALISH' SCIMITAR BEY
HP060207/01. 05-04-03. Breeders: Shawn Davis & Paige Davis.
By Shamars Graphite Salish’ out of Ch. Miriah Salish’ Baywatch.
Owners: CATHI STEINER & SHAWN DAVIS
A black fringed fawn with beautiful eyes and expression. Somewhat overweight and needs more substance in his rear quarters to balance his chest and shoulders. Angulation was moderate and the dog was a good mover.

Winners Dog
MIRIAH'S HARLEY DAVIDSON

Reserve Winners Dog
CARMAS SUMMER ROMANCE

Puppy Bitches 6 months and under 9 months (1, 1 absent)
1st DADAELIS ZO'LO HEAVEN SENT
HP284415/01. 10-15-07. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Dadaelis Monab Apollo out of Ch. Dadaelis Zoe.
Owners: HEATHER AYRE & MARILYN LABRACHE BROWN (Tomme Trikosko, Agent)
A pretty, red & white party bitch – tall and a little narrow in the chest and straight in the forearm, but otherwise very nicely balanced for her age with well developed hind quarters. Lovely side movement, and although she would not trot precisely straight in the down and back, her front and rear could be seen as sound.

Puppy Bitches 9 months and under 12 months (2)
1st HAWKSVIEW’S WHO’S ZOOMIN WHO
HP273392/01. 06-21-07. Breeders: Karen & Lauren Chen.
By TSH Skor Of Windyglen, CC, CM out of TSH HawksView’s Pan Zareta, CC, CM.
Owners: KAREN & GWYNDELYN CHEN
A cream smooth – compact and very nicely proportioned, with moderate angulation, and clearly very fit indeed. While she was a trifle bulkier than I prefer in a bitch that size, she shows great promise. Her movement was extremely sound in both down and back, and side.
2nd ISSIBAAS GIGGLESN GRINS
HP264699/07. 07-04-07. Breeders: Sharon & James Kinney.
By Ch. Springmeadow Jack Frost out of Ch. Issibaas Crispee Cream.
Owners: LYNDELL ACKERMAN & SHARON KINNEY
A cream smooth – elegant and pretty, good balance and somewhat straighter angles, but taller and a trifle narrower in the front than #1 – and not as fit. Her front movement was a touch unsettled, but other than that, she was a nice package.

Bred By Exhibitor Bitches (6, 1 absent)
1st GAZELLA NARUBA STAR PRINCESS
HP153068/02. 12-07-03. Breeder: Owner.
By Ch. Gazella Equine Spectacular Bid out of Ch. Lazy Acres’ Painted Harlot.
Owner: KAREN DOYLE
A lovely cream bitch, long in the body but still well balanced, correct angulation in her forearms but with a little more rear angulation than I prefer – partially due to being stretched out too far by her handler. Movement was absolutely lovely.
2nd TIMARU MAGDALENA
HP221234/02. 07-02-06. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Timaru Zephyrus, CD,SC out of DC Timaru Nocturne, SC.
Owners: JOHN & LESLEY BRABYN
A black fringed fawn, very compact and fairly straight in the upper arm and rear quarters. Proportions and balance are very good. Very good movement but a trifle unsettled in her front. A very racy, yet feminine Saluki.
3rd RED SONJA OF ALDECAR
HP075055/02. 07-16-03. Breeder: Owner.
By Ch. Mirian’s River Runs Thru It out of Salish’s Sheika Of Aldecar.
Owner: ALDEN J. FOOTE
A red bitch with cream shading, nicely balanced and put together, although carrying a bit more weight for her size than she should. Very uneasy in her gaiting, it was difficult to evaluate her movement but it showed sound in the end.
4th ZINDEE MOON OF QUEEBA, JC
HP157550/03. 05-16-05. Breeder: Owner.
By Ch. Ziba Indus out of Luna T Of Queeba.
Owner: GAYLE F. GARDNER
A sweet, black fringed, red bitch, very solid and carrying a little extra weight but with proper angulation. Heavier in the shoulders and chest – which throws her balance off. Movement sound.

Open Bitches (6)
1st SNOWYNDE WILD ABANDON
HP146072/02. 03-25-05. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Neonaura Orion Al Sayad, JC out of Ch. Snowynde Winterbourne.
Owners: BONNIE A. & LOIS BOUCHER
A beautiful smooth grizzle bitch who had everything just right – gait, balance, proportion, top-line, and angles. With a great attitude, she was feminine yet business-like, and competed strongly from the start to the finish.
2nd TSH HAWKSVIEW'S PAN ZARETA, CC, CM, CGC
HP018854/17. 06-19-02. Breeder: Chris Mason.
By TSH Ajuz Toohkano, CC, CM out of TSH Crystal No Fear Lavonne, CC, CM.
Owners: KAREN & LAUREN CHEN
A smooth black, nicely balanced, good top-line, and with somewhat straight angulation. A little heaver and taller than #1, she was in very good condition and moved easily and efficiently around the ring.
3rd ISIS OF ALDECAR
HP075055/01. 07-16-03. Breeder: Owner.
By Ch. Mirian’s River Runs Thru It out of Salish’s Sheika Of Aldecar.
Owner: ALDEN J. FOOTE
A beautiful, petite grizzle bitch who looked lovely when stacked correctly – but appeared over-angulated in the rear with a dropping top-line when stacked out by her handler (which was frequently). Very nice movement.
4th SIRIANNI RED SCIMITAR
HP105410/05. 06-04-04. Breeders: Wanda Sirianni & Pamela Sirianni.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel.
Owners: CATHI STEINER & WANDA SIRIANNI
A red & white parti-color, taller and more square than the others in the class. With good conformation in terms of balance and angulation, she moved well in the ring – but was not as confident as the other placements and therefore somewhat nervous.

Winners Bitch
SNOWYNDE WILD ABANDON

Reserve Winners Bitch
TSH HAWKSVIEW'S PAN ZARETA, CC, CM, CGC

Veteran Dogs, 7 years and under 10 (1)
1st OBI-WAN PHENIX TRIBAL MOJO
Owners: VICKY CLARKE & LAUREN CHEN
Judged previously in Open Dog where he placed #2. At 7 years of age, he was very energetic and obviously enjoyed himself as he moved around the ring.

Veteran Bitches 10 years and older (1)
1st DC. TIMARU VICTORIA'S SECRET, CD,CC,CM
HM704008/01. 04-30-97. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Timaru Zephyrus, CD, SC out of Ch. Lorrequer Escapade At Timaru.
Owners: JOHN & LESLEY BRABYN
A lovely, light red (11.5 years old) who was very sound and graceful in her movement and in great condition for her age. Shoulders were a bit straight (but still good) and her rear angulation correctly moderate. She was a bit high in the rear, but had a lovely long tail. She gaited effortlessly moved around the ring with panache and style. It was a tough choice between her and #43 for Best Veteran.

Stud Dogs (2)
1st CH. MIRIAH'S RIVER RUNS THRU IT
Owners: ALDEN FOOTE & MAUREEN CLARK.
A very good, black fringed fawn whose mature get were very consistent in body type with respect to their sire.
2nd CH. SIRIANNI RED OCTOBER, JC
HP105410/07. 06-04-04. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Carmas Hey Jude, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel SM.
Owners: WANDA L. SIRIANNI & PAMELA J. SIRIANNI
A handsome red whose promising get were a bit mischievous and at this young stage have not developed fully enough to reflect their sire’s characteristics.

Brood Bitches (1)
1st CH. SIRIANNI TIARC NYALA SM
HP034578/06. 02-11-03. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Sirianni Tiarc Rummaaniy, JC out of Ch. Sirianni Tiarc First Noel SM.
Owners: WANDA L. SIRIANNI & PAMELA J. SIRIANNI
A lovely black smooth group. The dam had good balance and movement but was nervous that day. Her get are still maturing and not yet fully demonstrating their mother’s good qualities.

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Best of Breed Competition (4 dogs, 6 bitches, 1 absent)

Best of Breed
CH. HOUN' HOLLOW HALATION, JC
HP208356/01. 09-11-05. Breeders: Karl & Kathryn Letonja & Srinagar Kennels
By Ch. Jen-Eff Cheval Rouge JC out of Ch. Srinagar Raga Asqwari.
Owners: JAMES & LESLEY THOMSON & ROMAYNE SWITCH (Dixie Rae Sick, Agent). (Dog)
A stunning grizzle feathered male, perfectly balanced with correct moderate angulation, beautiful top and underlines, and in excellent weight and condition. Masculine but elegant, this fellow had movement that was dead sound, easy, and proud. The embodiment of the breed standard and showmanship.

Best of Winners
SNOWYNDE WILD ABANDON

Best of Opposite Sex
CH. UZIDUZIT SECOND AMENDMENT, JC, CC, CM
HP166955/02. 07-05-05. Breeders: Vicky Clarke & Karon Lonero.
By Phenix Firecracker Joe, CC, CM out of Amala Zelia at RFR, CC, CM.
Owner: LAUREN CHEN (Bitch)
A lovely red bitch with dark points. Feminine, yet very businesslike in her attitude, she was more square and compact in the body than the BOB dog, but still correct within the standard. She had proper angulation, top-line, and balance. Her attitude was great and her condition excellent. With easy, efficient movement, she was pleasure to watch. Another outstanding example of our breed, and on a different day I might have switched these two.

Award of Merit
CH. SNOWYNDE VERITABLE QUANDRY
HP146072/01. 03-25-05. Breeders: Owners.
By Ch. Neonaura Orion Al Sayad, JC out of Ch. Snowynde Winterbourne.
Owners: BONNIE A. & LOIS BOUCHER (Bitch)
A smooth grizzle bitch, feminine yet functional in appearance. Her shape, angles, and top-line were all what they should be. She was a fine mover and had a pretty expression.

Award of Merit
DADAELIS BRANTIUM RITU KUMAR, JC
HP204999/05. 01-25-06. Breeders: Sharon Grause, Sue Anne Pietros,
Marilyn L. Brown & Cindy Cowan.
By Kahlils Katra, SC out of Ch. Shivas Athena Shikadin.
Owners: SUSAN MANTHOU & MARILYN LABRACHE BROWN (Dog)
A lovely black & white smooth male, compact in his body and somewhat straighter in his angulation, but still well balanced and pleasing to the eye. He handled himself very well in the ring and moved with grace and confidence.

Best Puppy
HAWKSVIEW'S WHO'S ZOOMIN WHO

Best Bred by Exhibitor
MIRIAH'S HARLEY DAVIDSON

Best Veteran
DC. TIMARU VICTORIA'S SECRET, CD,CC,CM


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