Elangeni Rhodesian Ridgebacks
 

2010 News and Results

2010 was an amazing year for Elangeni with our dogs setting records others could only dream to emulate. Elangeni was the ONLY Australian Ridgeback Kennel to be awarded 3 X Best in Show Specialty, in 3 different countries, with 3 different dogs in 2010. An Elangeni dog became the FIRST and ONLY dog to win Best in Show Specialty at The Sydney Specialty THREE YEARS IN A ROW - Elangeni also came away with Most Successful Breeder in Show for the second year in a row. Elangeni obtained a total of 7 International Championship Titles including Australia's FIRST and ONLY French Champion RR. With In Group and In Show awards from Local and International Judges alike, we are thrilled with another successful year of our beautfiul dogs being acknowledged and awarded by those who count.

Saturday, 4th December
Here at Elangeni we are thrilled to announce that we have achieved an International Australian First - Elangeni Lion Outof Africa (Garry) was awarded Best of Breed and Best in Group 2 at, The International Show of Bruen, France under Mr J Blangino (France.) This wonderful win saw Garry attain his final French CAC earning him the Title of Australia's FIRST and ONLY French Champion! Huge thanks to Daddy Duke and Mummy Biscuit for this special guy and of course to Garry's wonderful French Family- we are so so proud.

Sunday, 28th November
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Asu Do (Roxy) was awarded Best Minor Puppy in Group at, Fairfield & District ABKC under Mr K Iggledon (QLD.)

Friday, 19th and Saturday, 20th and Sunday 21st November
A great weekend for our two boys and youngsters at the annual, Dogs NSW Purina International Spring Fair - Spring Fair is one of the countries largest and most prestigious Shows.


Friday -
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was the only Elangeni dog exhibited and he was awarded Best of Breed under Mr A Hudono (Indonesia.)


Saturday -
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed. Our Young dogs also did well with them winning their age classes and run-offs; Elangeni Sole Man (Hunta) was Best Minor Puppy of Breed, Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was Best Puppy Bitch and Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was Best Junior of Breed under Mr M Adler (Argentina.)


Sunday -
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed and Elangeni Sole Man (Hunta) was Best Minor Puppy of Breed and Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was Best Junior of Breed under Mrs Ko-I-Shen (Taiwan.) Sadly Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was not entered today.

Our lovely Team of dogs held their own amongst a large entry and we congratulate them and their owners. We are overjoyed by our Kennels consistency and outstanding results over the 3 days of Spring Fair, proving to ourselves that we continue to breed dogs that are true to the Breed Standard.

Sunday, 31st October
Elangeni Natural Pearl
(Pearl) was awarded Best Puppy in Group at, County of Cumberland Kennel Association Inc. under Miss J McFarlane (South Africa.)
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Goulburn Dog Training & Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs J Allitt (NSW.)

Saturday, 30th October

Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Goulburn Dog Training & Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs O Martyn (NSW.)

Friday, 29th October

Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run
(Duke) was awarded Best in Group at, Goulburn Dog Training & Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs K Cannon (NSW.)


Sunday, 24th October
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group at, Manly & District Kennel Club Inc. under Hound Specailst Mrs R Bacich (NSW.)

Thrilling news from France! Elangeni Lion Outof Africa (Garry) went to Germany and was awarded Best of Breed with an entry of over 130 RRs under Mrs Y Schonholzer (Switzerland.) He then went on to win Best in Group 3rd under Mr H Muller (Germany) at, The Stuttgart International Show with a total Entry of over 9000 dogs! We are so proud of Garry, who only continues to go from strength to strength- Garry has now Sired his first Litter. He produced 14 pups- 5 males and 9 females- all with correct Ridges and no Dermoid Sinus. What a clever boy!

Saturday, 23rd October
Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded his first Best of Breed at, Blaxland Glenbrook RSL & Citizens Kennel & Training Club Inc. under Mrs J Mannell (QLD.)

Sunday, 17th October
Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded Bitch Challenge at,
Southern Highlands Kennel and Obeidence Club Inc. under Mrs J Croad (QLD.) Emma also had a great time Judging Junior Handlers both days.

Saturday, 16th October
Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded her first Bitch Challenge at her first All Breeds Show eligible, she then followed it up with Runner Up Best of Breed at, Southern Highlands Kennel and Obedience Club Inc. under Mrs E Blake-Watts (NZ.)

Monday, 4th October
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) continues to prove that he is world class by taking out Best of Breed at, The Hound Club of NSW Inc. under Ms K Dumke (USA.)

Saturday, 2nd and Sunday, 3rd October

The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Inc. 41st Championship Specialty Show

Judged by: Mrs Karin van Klaveren (Germany)
- Kisangani Rhodesian Ridgebacks -

Elangeni Sole Man (Hunta)

  • 3rd in Minor Puppy Dog

Elangeni Casanova (Cass)

  • 3rd in Puppy Dog 

Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke)

  • 1st in Australian Bred Dog
  • Challenge Dog
  • BEST IN SHOW
  • 2nd Most Successful Sire in Show (to his own Sire)
This is Duke's third SPECIALTY BEST IN SHOW - he won this Show in both 2008 and 2009. Duke is the FIRST and ONLY dog to ever win Best in Show at the Sydney Specialty THREE YEARS IN A ROW. We are so thrilled with and humbled by this very very special dog who only continues to go from strength to strength. Now not only as a Show Dog but as a Sire, with his progeny taking Class in Show, Opposite Class in Show and Multiple Class placings at this, their first Specialty, as well as his BISS son in France.

Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd)

  • 2nd in Open Dog
  • Best Headed Dog

Elangeni Asu Do (Roxy)

  • 2nd in Baby Puppy Bitch

Elangeni Thigh High (Boots)

  • 1st in Minor Puppy Bitch
  • Best Minor Puppy in Show
We are thrilled with this result for the beautiful Boots at her FIRST SPECIALTY - we think she is going to be very special!

Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl)

  • 3rd in Minor Puppy Bitch

Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris)

  •  3rd in Australian Bred Bitch

Ch. Elangeni Dream On (Mia)

  • 4th in Australian Bred Bitch 

Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie)

  • 2nd in Open Bitch

Ch. Elangeni Just Darbee (Darbee)

  • Most Successful Dam in Show 

This is Darbee's second MOST SUCCESSFUL DAM IN SHOW - she won it at this same Show in 2009! She was an amazing producer and was represented by only 3 of her "Dream" children. We are very grateful to her and Sinbad for their beautiful progeny.

ELANGENI was also awarded MOST SUCCESSFUL BREEDER IN SHOW!
We thank everyone who bought their dog to the Show for us and
for exhibiting them with the same pride and confidence that we have.
Thank you everyone for your support, congratulations, kisses and cuddles.
They make it a very special Show for us.

Saturday, 25th September
Wonderful news all the way from France for our two handsome boys; International SWD DAN FIN NORD NORW Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) and BISS Elangeni Lion Outof Africa (Garry). Both boys well passed the French Kennel Club Temperament Test that all dogs need to pass in order to obtain their French Championship. Eros was awarded a mark of 80/100 and Garry was awarded 95/100! We are just thrilled with this as the average pass mark for RRs is 60/100. Both boys are superb ambassadors for Elangeni and we are very proud.

Monday, 6th September
Here at Elangeni all the dogs are enjoying a well deserved rest and are looking forward to returning to the Show Scene in a couple of weeks...

Sunday, 29th August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Show at, Dalwood Children's Home Charity Show under Mrs K Keely (NSW) and Mrs M Archer (NSW.)

Sunday, 22nd August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Show at, Campbelltown & Districts ABKC Show under Miss D Crofts (NSW) and Mrs J Gotch (NSW.)

Saturday, 21st August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, Norwest Canine Association Inc. under Ms J Docksey (NSW.)

Sunday, 15 August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Nowra Distrct Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs B Martin (ACT.)

Saturday, 14th August
Fantastic news from Norway - International SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) obtained his 6th Champion Title today! Eros was awarded the Norwegian CACIB at, The International Crufts Qualifying Dog Show uner Mr S Helgesen (Norway.) Eros is now a Norwegian Champion and will be known as: International SWD DAN FIN NORD NORW Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules

  

Friday, 30th and Saturday, 31st July and Sunday, 1st August
A great weekend for our very special boy Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke)! Here in Sydney we had the annual triple Winter International Championship Shows and Duke certainly held his own with very large numbers in both the Breed and Group entries.

Friday -
At, The Sydney Kennel Club Inc. Duke was awarded Best of Breed under Mr A Landarte (Uruguay.)

Saturday -
At, The Syndey Kennel Club Inc. Duke was awarded Best of Breed and Runner Up Best in Group under Mr S Sim (Philippines.)

Sunday -
At, The Junior Kennel Club of NSW Duke was awarded Best of Breed and Runner Up Best in Group under Mr R Lopaschuk (Canada.)

Our youngsters also did well with Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) winning Best Minor Puppy of Breed on Saturday and Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) winning it on Sunday. Ch. Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed on both Saturday and Sunday. The dogs are now looking forward to some well earned weekends off.

  

Saturday, 24th July

What a day in Australia...

Ch. Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best in Group with Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) going Runner Up Best in Group and Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded Best Minor Puppy in Group. It didn't end there with Norty winning Consolation to Runner Up Best in Show and Duke winning Consolation to Best in Show. Both boys worked like a dream and did us proud at, Rylstone Kandos & District Dog Club All Breeds Championship Show under Hound Specialist Mrs J Allitt (NSW) for Group and Mr W Burton (NSW) for General Specials.

  

And what a day in Sweden...

SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded his last CACIB making him now an International Champion. An International Championship Title is known as a "CIB" which stands for Certificate of International Beauty - what more can we say about Eros? Now: International SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules. Congratulations and thank you to Caroline and Maria!

Sunday, 18th July
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded Best Minor Puppy of Breed. Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, The North Of The Harbour ABKC Inc. under Mr T Chin-Fa (Taiwan.)

Fantastic News from Sweden early this morning! Our gorgeous man SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) did Elangeni proud by winning Best of Breed under Mr B Lundgren (Sweden) and then Best in Group at, The National Dog Show of Sweden under Mr P Nymarkl (Norway.)

  

Saturday, 17th July
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded 1st Open Dog. Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, The North Of The Harbour ABKC Inc. under Mr G Gamarra (Uruguay.)

Sunday, 11th July
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group at, Bungendore ABKC under Mr K Simmons (NZ.) It was a great day for Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) who was awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group at, Sutherland Shire ABKC Inc. under Breed Specialist Mr S McElhone (NSW.) Jed was also awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group at, Sutherland Shire ABKC Inc. Open Show under Mr D Smith (NSW.) Congratulations Karen & Jed!

Saturday, 10th July
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Bungendore ABKC under Mr J Rowels (NSW.)

Sunday, 4th July
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed. Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded 1st Baby Puppy Dog and Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded 2nd Baby Puppy Bitch at, Hawkesbury Kennel Club under Mr J Lowbridge (NSW.)

Saturday, 3rd July
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) is back out after a nice holiday and was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group and Ch. Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed at, Penrith Kennel Club Inc. under Mr R Barter (NSW.)

Sunday, 27th June
Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, Blaxland Glenbrook Kennel & Training Club Inc. under Mr M Gunther (NSW.)

Sunday, 20th June
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded 1st Baby Puppy Bitch at, Parramatta and Districts All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mr R Cleland (SA.)

Sunday, 13th June
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) and Ch. Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) were both awarded Best of Breed. The babies made another clean sweep- Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed and Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded 1st Baby Puppy Bitch at, Wollondilly All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs F Harris (TAS.) Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) wasn't entered but she came along to the Show to play. All the pups had a blast, including Elangeni Femme Fatale (Lilith) who came to learn what Showing is all about!

Saturday, 12th June
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and at her debut Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed! Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded 1st Baby Puppy Dog and Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded 2nd Baby Puppy Bitch. The Pharaoh Ch. Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) showed his butt off and was also awarded Best of Breed at, The Dogs NSW Public Relations Committee Show under Mrs C Loftus (SA.)

Thursday, 10th June
Elangeni is pleased to introduce our two Graduates who tonight successfully graduated from the Camarna Kindergarten Puppy Training Course. We are very proud of our very well behaved girls... even cheeky Boots!

Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) and Elangeni Thigh High (Boots)

Sunday, 6th June
We are so so proud. The beautiful Elangeni Lion OutOf Africa (Garry) was awarded the special French Club CAC, that is only given out once a year at The French RR Club Show (this means Garry only needs one more French CAC to become a French Champion). To top it off he was then awarded Best Dog and finally...

BEST IN SHOW

under
Breed Specialist Monika Tusanova (Slovakia)

We are thrilled with this wonderful achievement for the 16 month old Garry! He is certianly one to watch... we are also super excited that this is Elangeni's SECOND International Best in Show Specialty this year!

Also big well done to Margaret who took Elangeni Sole Man (Hunta) to his first Show and was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, The Queensland Kennel Council Championship Show under Mrs S Brown (QLD.) Hunta is a litter mate to our Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) and we wish them all the best for their future Shows!

Tuesday, 29th May
The very exciting second Litter for SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) to SWD DAN FIN NORD International Ch. African Braveheart's FOURever Yours (Nike) is here! 10 beautiful big healthy babies- 3 little Gods and 7 little Goddesses. We cannot wait to watch these puppies grow! Huge congratulations to the proud parents... both human and doggy!

  

Sunday, 23rd May
Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, Ku-Ring-Gai Kennel Club under Mrs D Matthews (NSW.)

Saturday, 22nd May
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) worked extra special today and was awarded Best of Breed and was cut to the Final 4 for Best in Group and Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, Ku-Ring-Gai Kennel Club under Mrs L Dorr (QLD.) Elangeni Thigh High (Boots) also went to the Show for a visit and had a super day!

In Sweden, SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded Best Male and Best Opposite Sex at, The National Dog Show under Ms S Nordin (Sweden.)

Very exciting news from Spain! Elangeni Lion OutOf Africa (Garry) is now a big boy in Intermediate Class and at his first Show since turning 15 months he was awarded, with Champion Quality, Spanish CAC, CACIB and Best of Breed and then Best in Group 2 at, Spanish Championship Show under Mr J Homen De Mello (Portugal.) Most exciting of all Garry has now qualified to compete at Crufts in 2011. Go Garry Cakes!

3 boys... 3 countries... 3 Best Males! We are very proud.

Saturday, 15th May
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed and Ch. Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, Hills District Kennel Training Club Inc. under Mrs S Brackman (NSW.)

Sunday, 2nd May
Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed at, Albion Park Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs L Watson (VIC.)

Saturday, 1st May
Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded Best Baby Puppy in Group at, Albion Park Kennel Club Inc. under Mr N Wood (QLD.)

Monday, 26th April
Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded 1st Baby Puppy Bitch and Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded 2nd Baby Puppy Dog and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed but unfortunatley he was knocked out before competing for Best Junior in Group at, County Of Cumberland Kennel Association under Miss J Aspinall (VIC.) Norty is now an Australian Champion at 13 months!

Saturday, 24th April
At their first Show Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) was awarded Best Baby Puppy of Breed and Elangeni Black Pearl (Jed) was awarded 2nd Baby Puppy Dog- both of them did a great job! Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, Fairfield & Districts All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs T McNeil (QLD.)

Friday, 16th April
The God of Love and The Goddess of Victory...

  

Here at Elangeni we are absolutley thrilled to announce that SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) has had his second mating. His first was to the beautiful 4 times Best in Show Specialty winning SWD NORW FIN NORD International Ch. Rex Ventors Helinn (Helinn) to whom he produced some outstanding puppies. Eros has now been mated to SWD DAN FIN NORD International Ch. African Braveheart's FOURever Yours (Nike) and we cannot wait to see these puppies! Both of these world class dogs have been awarded Best in Show Specialty along with Best in Group Placements from multiple countries and much much more- their qualifications really do speak for themselves. More information on this thrilling Litter, that we are sure will be a "Victory of Love" is available HERE on Caroline's website.

Sunday, 11th April
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) performed beautifully on General Specials Day at The Purina Sydney Royal Easter Show and he and Emma were very happy to represent Team Rhodepark who were awarded Best Breeder Team in Hound Group. A great day with very fun company! We are all now having a well deserved rest and enjoing the nice Autumn weather with all our sweet puppies.

  

Wednesday, 7th April
Big congratulations to Elangeni Natural Pearl (Pearl) who has already had her first win... before even going to a Show! Pearl was chosen to be The Dogs NSW Puppy of the Month! Here is her very cute winning photo.

Saturday, 3rd April
It was certainly a year for our boys at The Purina Sydney Royal Easter Show! We exhibited only 2 dogs this year under Mr J Nallem of Uruguay- Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) and Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) and they both did us proud! On Thursday Norty put on a winning performance and was awarded Best of Breed at only 12 months of age. Today Floyd was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed. Go Boys! Thanks to Emma for her great handling and many thanks to Luci Ellem for stacking Floyd for his picture as Emma had to go to another Show. We are looking forward to General Specials Day.

  

Sunday, 21st March
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Liverpool & District All Breeds Kennel Club under Mr B Hamilton (VIC.)

Saturday, 20th March
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run
(Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Camden Show Society Inc. under Mrs D Besoff (NSW.) We are very proud of Duke's tremendously consistent Show Results so far in 2010- he is a very special boy!

It was a very busy day here at Elangeni:

- Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) finished giving birth to her beautiful pups early in the morning.

- The cuties of Ch. Elangeni Cool Dream (Cool) had their first visit with their lovely new families.

- Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) celebrated his 1st Birthday with pink cupcakes for him and all his doggy friends! We look forward to now gaining Norty's Title with ease and to the further fun wins ahead as he continues to mature into the stunning adult dog that he shows all the promise of being.

Saturday, 13th March
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run
(Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Group at, Castle Hill Agricultural Society Inc. under Mr P Britza (NSW.)

Monday, 8th March
Today we received a report of the Show Results for Elangeni Lion OutOf Africa (Garry) in France- he has been doing very well! After spending a month with a Professional Handler, Garry is all trained up and ready to go, they have been to 3 Shows together and Garry was awarded: 1st Junior Dog with a Grading of Excellent and Best Junior under J.P. Boitard (France), 1st Junior Dog with a Grading of Excellent, Best of Breed and Best in Group 2 under A. Martinez Noguera (Spain) and 1st Junior Dog with a Grading of Excellent and Best of Breed under J.L. Arrue Pinto (Spain.) Go Garry!

Sunday, 28th February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, The Wollongong District Kennel Club Inc. Show under Mr J Hutchinson (NSW.)

Saturday, 27th February
No Shows this weekend for our Team Members as we were busy with pups- Ch. Elangeni Cool Dream (Cool) gave birth to 9 beautiful healthy pups who are thriving! Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group and Best Australian Bred in Show at, The Wollongong District Kennel Club Inc. AM Show under Mrs H Beasley (NSW.) Duke was also awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, The PM Show under Ms K King (SA.) Elangeni She Rocks (Rush) was awarded Best of Breed at, Comboyne A & H Association Inc. under Mrs V Morrow (NSW.)

Sunday, 21st February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Group at, Hawkesbury Kennel Club under Mrs C Rafton (NSW.)

Saturday, 20th February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Kangaroo Valley A & H Association Inc. under Mr S Mills (ACT.)

Sunday, 14th February
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Show at, The Dogs NSW Complex Fundraising Committee Championship Show under Mr D Sidebottom (NSW) and Ms E Thomas (NSW.) Norty is now unofficially Titled at only 10 months, we are very pleased with the continuous compliments we receive about him and the way he performs.

Saturday, 13th February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, The Sapphire Coast Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mr B Luxton (SA.)

Sunday, 7th February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded RUNNER UP BEST IN SHOW at, Bega Valley Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mr E Pickering (NSW) and Ms Y Smith (TAS.) Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Group at, The Sydney Kennel Club under Mr E J Forbes (NSW.)

Saturday, 6th February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group at, Bega Valley Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Ms Y Smith (TAS.) Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, T & G All Breeds Club of NSW under Rev C Seymour (NSW.)

Friday, 5th February
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Bega Valley Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mrs M Watson (WA.) Elangeni She Rocks (Rush) was awarded Best of Breed at, Armidale All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs P Thomas (NSW.)

Saturday, 30th January
Today Elangeni Lion OutOf Africa (Garry) had his first Show, he was awarded 1st Junior Dog with a Grading of Excellent and was then awarded Best Junior at, The 37th International Canine Exposition in Belgium under Mr S Seymour.

Tuesday, 26th January
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, The Dogs NSW Australia Day Champ Show under Mrs K Cannon (NSW.)

Sunday, 24th January
SWD DAN Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded Best of Breed with the Finnish CAC and CACIB. This means Eros is now a Finnish Champion and because he has attained 3 Titles from 3 different Scandinavian countries he is also a Nordic Champion! To top it all of Eros was also awarded Best in Group- putting him in the Top 10 of over 4700 dogs at, The International Winter Show in Turku, Finland under Mrs M Blaha (Austria) and Mrs B Scheel (Denmark.) The now: SWD DAN FIN NORD Ch. Elangeni BraveheartRules has received 4 Champion Titles in only 2 weekends- GO EROS!

  

Wednesday, 13th January
Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) whelped her beautiful babies today- she really is an excellent mother!

Saturday, 9th January
What a night in Australia...

Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group (this is only Duke's 3rd Show of the year and he has had a Runner Up Best in Group as well.) Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded 2nd in 6-12 Months Sweep Stakes (with an entry of 36), Reserve Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Show at, Penrith Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Miss C Stuart (NSW) for S/S, Miss D Crofts (NSW) for the Hound Group and Mr W Burton (NSW) for General Specials.

And what a weekend in Sweden...

At his first Show of the year the 2 years and 2 weeks old Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded 3rd Best Male out of 44, the next day he was awarded 2nd Best Male (breed entry of 96) with his 8th and final Swedish CAC after turning 2 years, allowing him to finally obtain his easily earned title of Swedish Champion at, MyDog under B Lundgren (Sweden.) But he doesn't stop there... the next day Eros was in Denmark for the Danish Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Specialty where he was awarded 1st Best Male with his 3rd Danish CAC making him also a Danish Champion- 2 titles in the same weekend! Eros topped it all off by then going...

BEST IN SHOW

under
Breed Specialist Sandra Piscedda (Italy)

We are so proud of this young dog and all his achievements- we thank Caroline and Maria and all those involved in campaigning Eros for their efforts, Caroline and Eros make a beautiful Team and we believe the best is yet to come with this bright young dog!

Friday, 8th January
Today the 2009 Dogzonline Pointscore was finalised and the results are in...
we are super proud of MBISS MBIS MRUBIS Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) who came:

  BEST OF BREED
  N° 2 Nationally

  ALL BREEDS
  N° 2 Nationally
  N° 1 in NSW

  SHOW DOG OF THE YEAR
  N° 5 Hound in NSW
  N° 50 All Breeds in NSW

We are also thrilled with the achievements of Emma's lovely young Pharaoh Hound,
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) who has only been eligible to receive Best of Breed for 3 months and has come equal N° 9 Nationally and is the N° 5 Rising Star Nationally after only 21 Shows! We are looking forward to 2010 with both of these special boys.

Thursday, 7th January
What a way to kick off 2010 in Sweden! Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded 3rd Best Male of out of 44 males at, The MyDOG Show in Gothenburg under R Doedijns (Netherlands.)

Sunday, 3rd January
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group and our lovely Pharaoh Hound, Rhodpark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed but unfortunatley Norty was knocked out before competing for Best Puppy in Group at, Manly & District Kennel Club under Mrs V J Hutton (NSW.)

Saturday, 2nd January
At the first Show of 2010 Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Wollondilly All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs E Gunter (NSW.)


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Daryl, Linda & Emma Friedland
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Phone : 02 4774 9408
Email : [email protected]