Elangeni Rhodesian Ridgebacks
 

2009 News and Results

2009 was yet another highly successful year for Elangeni. With our first major win of the year being Best of Breed and Best Exhibit in Hound Group 4th at the 2009 Sydney Royal Easter Show as well as Elangeni being awarded Best Breeder Team in Hound Group. Then Best in Show at the Sydney Rhodesian Ridgeback Specialty along with Reserve Bitch Challenge, both for the second year in a row, Elangeni also came away with; Multi Class and Opposite Class in Shows, Multi Class 1sts and placements, Multi Property Class 1sts and Most Successful Breeeder in Show. The Specialty wins continued overseas with an Elangeni dog winning Multi Runner Up Best in Show Specialty, in multiple countries. Multi All Breeds Best in Shows were won as was an All Breeds Runner Up Best in Show both here in Australia and in Sweden. And as always a string of countless Best in Groups and Runner Up Best in Groups with many a Class in Show.


Sunday, 27th December
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, The Dogs NSW Library Archives Committee under Mrs R Ralphs (NSW.)

Saturday, 26th December
The dogs had a lovely Christmas yesterday with presents for all! Today is the 2nd Birthday of Biscuit and Floyd's first litters. Here are some lovely photos from a few of those super puppies- Ch. Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) enjoyed his very Aussie Pavlova, Elangeni Rock Goddess (Ruby) had yummy treats and Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) had Swedish Sausage!

   

Thursday, 24th December
We received these lovely photos of Monte today with his beautiful mum, Louise. Monte is Elangeni Dream Machine, these pictures of him will shortly be appearing in a Pet Magazine.

  

Monday, 21st December
Today the pregnancy of Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was confirmed- she has a belly full and we are very excited!

Saturday, 19th December
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, The Dogs NSW Christmas Championship Show under Mr B Marquette (NSW.)

Sunday, 13th December
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded 1st in 6-12 Months Sweep Stakes and Best of Breed under Mr R Bridgeford (VIC) for Group and Mr B Marquette (NSW) for Sweep Stakes.

Saturday, 12th December
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Show and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Minor Puppy in Group under Mr B Marquette (NSW) for Group and Mrs L Stevens (ACT) for General Specials.

Friday, 11th December
Emma and Norty travelled out to the 3 Riverina District All Breeds Shows that were held this weekend with Toni and Sharon Hannigan of Neecabe Border Collies- a great weekend with great results for all! Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded BEST IN SHOW and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed under Mrs L Stevens (ACT) for Group and Mr R Bridgeford (VIC) for General Specials.

Sunday, 6th December
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded 3rd in 6-9 Months Sweep Stakes with an entry of 24 and Best Minor Puppy in Group as well as Best of Breed at, The Ladies Kennel Association Of NSW under Mrs R Bacich (NSW) and Dr G Cowie (NSW.) We are thrilled with the constant flow of positive comments and praises that Norty is receiving- both in and out of the ring!

Saturday, 5th December
The Ridgeback members of Team Elangeni are all taking a break to enjoy the festive season while Emma and Norty head off to keep the flag flying! Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, St George & District Kennel Club under Mr T Tancred (NSW.)

Sunday, 29th November
Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded 1st Intermediate Dog and 4th Best Male with the Reserve Finnish CAC at, The International Dog Show in Turuk, Finland under Mrs A Carlstrom. Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Cooma & District Kennel and Obedience Club under Mr G Spagnolo (NSW.)

Saturday, 28th November
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Cooma & District Kennel & Obedience Club under Mrs S Rickard (VIC.)

Friday, 27th November
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Cooma & District Kennel & Obedience Club under Mr P Wikes (WA.)

Sunday, 22nd November
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, The Dogs NSW Spring Fair under Mr K Nilsson (Sweden.) He was also part of the Rhodepark Team who were awarded Best Breeder Team in Hound Group under Mrs J Perry (Thailand) and later Best in Show Breeders Team 3rd. At only 8 months old Norty has been awarded by Judges from 6 different countries.

Saturday, 21st November
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Dog Challenge at, The Dogs NSW Spring Fair under Ms O Grin (Russia.)

Friday, 20th November
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best Puppy in Group at, The Dogs NSW Spring Fair under Ms C Myers Egerton (Canada.) Spring Fair is one of Australia's biggest and most prestigious Shows.

Sunday, 15th November
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Minor Puppy in Group at, Campbelltown and District Kennel Club under Mr T Valli (NSW.)

Saturday, 14th November
Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed at, The Children's Cancer Charity Show under Mrs J Ashton (SA.)

Sunday, 8th November
Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded 2nd Best Male with his second Danish CAC and Reserve-CACIB at, The Danish Winner Show in Herning, Denmark under B Scheel (Denmark.) Here is Eros's wonderful critique: "Almost 2 year beautiful male. Strong, masculine head and expression. Long neck. Good front. Well developed body. Correct ridge. Excellent angulation in rear. Excellent topline. Moves with beautiful movements that covers the ground excellent. Excellent colour and coat. In excellent condition!" Now we only wait for Eros to turn 2 in Decemeber so he can finally get his Titles!

Sunday, 1st November
Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Reserve Bitch Challenge and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, County Of Cumberland Kennel Association Inc. under Mrs Y Smith (NZ.) Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Goulburn Dog Training & Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs D Jovanovic (QLD.) A very successful weekend for Team Elangeni- here and overseas!

Saturday, 31st October
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and was cut to the Final 5 for Best in Group and the Pharaoh Hound, Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Minor Puppy in Group at, Liverpool and District All Breeds Kennel Club under Mr H Tast (Finland.) Also in Sweden, Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) won the Intermediate Dog Class and was awarded 4th Best Male at, The Växjö International Dog Show under Mr R Doedijns (The Netherlands.)

Friday, 30th October
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Goulburn Dog Training & Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs Y Smith (TAS.)

Sunday, 25th October
Today we only took the Pharaoh Hound, Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) to the Show and he was awarded Best of Breed and Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Manly & District Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs H Gibson (NSW.)

Monday, 19th October
Wonderful news! Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded RUNNER UP BEST IN SHOW and the Danish CAC at the Danish Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Show! This is Eros's SECOND Runner Up Best in Show Specialty- way to go Eros! His record to date, before 22 months of age is: 10 CACs and 2 CACIBs from 3 different countries, 2 BOB, 4 BOS, BIG-1, BIG-2 and BIS-R and 2 RUBISS. We can't wait to see what else he will do!

Sunday, 18th October
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge, Runner Up Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Minor Puppy in Group at, Southern Highlands Kennel and Obedience Club Inc. under Mr B Thompson (SA.)

Saturday, 17th October
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed and Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Minor Puppy in Group at, Southern Highlands Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mrs B Hyde (NZ.)

Sunday, 11th October
Elangeni She Rocks (Rush) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Taree Agricultural Show under Mrs D Fenton (NSW.)

Monday, 5th October
Our Pharaoh Hound- Rhodepark North On Ice (Norty) is now old enough to be awarded Best of Breed and today recieved his first at, The Hound Club of NSW under Mr C Jouanchicot (France.)

Saturday, 3rd and Sunday, 4th October
The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Inc. 40th Championship Specialty Show
Judged by: Mr Christian Jouanchicot (France)
- Out Of Africa Basenjis and Rhodesian Ridgebacks -

Elangeni Bushbuck Outof Africa (Bam)

  • 2nd in Minor Puppy Dog

Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke)

  • 1st in Australian Bred Dog
  • Challenge Dog
  • Best Gaited Dog
  • BEST IN SHOW

This is Duke's second SPECIALTY BEST IN SHOW - he won this Show in 2008! Duke has now been awarded CHALLENGE DOG and BEST GAITED DOG at his last 3 Specialties attended.

Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd)

  • 1st in Open Dog
  • Cut to the FINAL 2 of Best Gaited Dog (against his brother Duke)
  • Cut to the FINAL 3 of Best Headed Dog
  • Best Open in Show

Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris)

  • 1st in Intermediate Bitch
  • Reserve Challenge Bitch
  • Cut to the FINAL of Best Gaited Bitch
  • Cut to the FINAL of Best Ridged Bitch
  • Best Opposite Intermediate in Show

This is Iris's second SPECIALTY RESERVE CHALLENGE BITCH - she won it at this same Show in 2008!

Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie)

  • 3rd in Australian Bred Bitch
  • Best Headed Bitch

This is Evie's second SPECIALTY BEST HEADED BITCH - she won it at the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Easter Championship Specialty Show in 2008 and was cut to the FINAL 2 in 2009!

Ch. Elangeni Just Darbee (Darbee)

  • 5th in Australian Bred Bitch
  • Cut to the FINAL 3 of Best Headed Bitch (with her 2 daughters Evie and Mia)
  • Best Veteran in Show
  • Most Successful Dam in Show

Ch. Elangeni Dream On (Mia)

  • 3rd in Open Bitch
  • Cut to the FINAL 3 of Best Headed Bitch (against her mother Darbee and sister Evie)

Ch. Skiska Lunatic Cafe (Biscuit)

  • 5th in Open Bitch

ELANGENI was also awarded MOST SUCCESSFUL BREEDER IN SHOW!
It's not just the winning dogs that contribute to Elangeni's success.
Many thanks to everyone that exhibited an Elangeni Dog with pride and confidence.
Thanks to everyone for a fun filled and memorable weekend- we love you all.

Saturday, 3rd October
Very exciting news- Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) went 2nd Best Male with his 7th Swedish CAC and Reserve-CACIB at, The International Dog Show in Sundsvall, Sweden. He and Helinn also went on their second date!

Saturday, 26th September
We are thrilled to announce that it has been confirmed that the first stud for Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) will be to one of Europe's biggest winning bitches ever, the beautiful 4 times Best in Show Specialty winning SWD NORW FIN NORD International Ch. Rex Ventors Helinn (Helinn.) This is a great honour and we are very proud!

     

Friday, 25th September
Today we recieved the most wonderful news that our beautiful boy Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) is the NUMBER 1 MALE RR in all of Sweden!

Tuesday, 15th September
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Cowra Show Society under Mrs J Arthur (NSW.)

Sunday, 13th September
Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded 4th Best Male at, The SRRS-Skåne's Club Show in Sweden under Mr Rui Oliveira (Portugal.)

Saturday, 12th September
Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded Best Male with his 6th Swedish CAC and Best Opposite Sex at, The National Dog Show in Sofiero, Sweden under Bengt-Åke Bogren (Sweden.)     

Sunday, 30th August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, The Dalwood Charity Show under Mr P Britza (NSW.)

Saturday, 29th August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed, Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Best Intermediate Bitch and Ch. Skiska Lunatic Cafe (Biscuit) was awarded 3rd Open Bitch at, The Dalwood Charity Show under Mr J Bryson (NSW.)

Sunday, 16th August
This weekend (and next weekend) ALL of Team Elangeni are enjoying a break, especially Toni and Duke who have lots of little Whippet puppies to keep busy with, Daryl who is mowing, Linda who is reading and Emma who is doing her Trials... and waiting for Norty to arrive.

Sunday, 9th August
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Bitch Challenge at, Bulli District Kennel Club Inc. under Mr A Hunt (NSW.) Mia is now an Australian Champion!

Sunday, 2nd August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group and Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded Reserve Bitch Challenge under Mr Rui Oliveira (Portugal.) Duke was then awarded Best Australian Bred in Show under Mr JCF Peddie (Canada) at, The Junior Kennel Club of NSW.

Saturday, 1st August
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge, Runner Up Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group and Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Best Intermediate of Breed at, The Sydney Kennel Club Inc. under Dr G Bodegard (Sweden.) Today was also a celebratory catch up as the weary travellers are all home- but were all happy to have a drink with Leigh to celebrate Elangeni's latest Champ, Ch. Elangeni Classic Rock! 

Saturday, 25th July
Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Best of Breed at, Rylstone, Kandos and District Dog Club under Mrs J Gotch (NSW.) Rommel is now an Australian Champion! Warmest congratulations to Leigh!

Sunday, 19th July
News from Sweden- Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded Best of Breed with his fourth Swedish CAC and his second CACIB yesterday under Bengt-Åke Bogren (Sweden.) He then went on to be awarded, Best in Group 2nd! Under Birthe Scheel (Denmark.) At The International Dog Show in Köping, with entries of over 3500.

Saturday, 18th July
Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge and Best Australian Bred in Group at, The North Of The Harbour All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mr H Pybus (Canada.)

Saturday, 11th July
Fantastic News from France! Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) has been awarded the special French Club CAC, that is only given out once a year! At The French RR Club Show in Douai, France. Eros now only needs one more French CAC to become a French Champion.

  

Sunday, 14th June
Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) was awarded Best Male with CAC and RUNNER UP BEST IN SHOW at, The RR Stockholm Specialty, Sweden, with a breed entry of over 100. This was extra special because he beat some beautiful dogs, including: the WW-08, the BIS at the WW Specialty-08 and the most winning RR male 2007 and 2008 and the current most winning RR male in Sweden, we are so proud of what this young dog is doing. To date he has a perfect strike rate: he has the required number of CACs for his Title but needs to turn 2 and then be awarded another CAC. He has 3 x Swedish CAC, 1 x French CAC, 1 x International CACIB, 3 x Puppy in Show, 1 x Reserve in Show (entry of 2000) and 1 x Runner Up Best in Show Specialty... and he doesn't turn 18 months until the end of the month!

  

Sunday, 7th June
3 Shows, 3 Sisters, 3 Best of Breeds! Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded Best of Breed at, ACT Ladies Kennel Club Inc. under Dr. F McEvoy (SA.) Ch. Elangeni Cool Dream (Cool) was awarded Best of Breed at, Wollondilly All Breeds Kennel Club under Mr J Comerford- Breed Specialist (NSW.) Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Best of Breed at, Parkes and District Kennel Club under Mr K Clap (TAS)  Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was also awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed. Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was also awarded Challenge Bitch at, Hound Club Of The ACT Inc. under Mr J Lewington (SA.) At the Parkes and District Kennel Club PM Show, Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was Challenge Bitch, Runner Up Best of Breed and Best Intermediate in Group under Mrs E Norris (TAS.)

We also recieved fabulous news from Sweden! Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) had been awarded his 2nd Swedish CAC from Per Lundström. Huge congratulations to all! Due to age constraints in Sweden, Eros has only been eligible to recive the CAC twice and has recived it both times in Sweden. You need 3 CACs to become a Swedish Champion but must recive 1 after 2 years of age, Eros is only 17 and a half months. 

  

Saturday, 6th June
Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Best of Breed, Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Canberra Non-Sporting, Utility and Working Dog Club Inc. under Mrs M Hanley (NSW.)

Saturday, 30th May
Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Best of Breed and Ch. Skiska Lunatic Cafe (Biscuit) was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed at, St George DKC under Mr J Binks (ACT.)

Sunday, 24th May
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed, Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed, Gr Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge and Best Australian Bred in Show and Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded 2nd Open Bitch at, Ku-Ring-Gai Kennel Club under RR Breeder Judge, Mrs P Johansen- Jomerja Ridgebacks (QLD.)

Monday, 18th May
Early this morning we received fabulous news from Sweden! Elangeni BraveheartRules on Saturday had won Best of Breed under Bengt-Ake Bogren (Sweden) and then Best in Group under Goran Hallberger (Sweden.) And yesterday he won BEST IN SHOW RESERVE under Karl-Erik Johansson (Sweden) at, The National Dog Show in Piteå , Sweden with an entry of nearly 2000. We are so proud of this wonderful achievement from such a young dog! This is exciting as well because Eros recieved his first Swedish CAC to go along with his French CAC.

  


Sunday, 17th May
Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Ladies Kennel Association of NSW under Ms J Docksey (NSW.) Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Dogs NSW Western Region under Miss M Hoy (NSW.)

Saturday, 16th May
Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Dog Challenge at, Hills District And Training Club Inc. under Mr G Dryburgh (NSW.) Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group at, Dubbo Show Society Inc. under Mr B Marquette (NSW.)

Friday, 15th May
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group at, Dogs NSW Western Region under Miss B Daines (NSW.)

Sunday, 10th May
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) lives up to his name as his Dream Run continues! Being awarded BEST IN SHOW at, Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mr R G Besoff (NSW.)

Saturday, 9th May
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Newcastle & Northern District Kennel Club under Mr S Peel (NZ.)

Friday, 8th May
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Newcastle & Northern District Kennel Club under Mr I Rasmussen (QLD.) He was also awarded Best of Breed at, Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs J Yardley (NSW.)

Sunday, 3rd May
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded another All Breeds RUNNER UP BEST IN SHOW at, Albion Park Kennel Club Inc. under Mr K Hammond (NSW.)


Saturday, 2nd May
The month starts with a bang! Elangeni She Rocks (Rush) was awarded Best of Breed at, Nambucca River District Agricultural Association LTD under Miss A Meyn (NSW.)

Sunday, 26th April
The perfect finish to the perfect month- we have another new Australian Champion! Congratulations to, Sir Anthony Trollope and the beautiful Cool, now known as, Ch. Elangeni Cool Dream. Cool is the 4th from the "Dream Litter" to title. She was awarded Runner Up Best of Breed and Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Bulli District Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs B Marsh (VIC.) Ch. Elangeni Dream Weaver (Nkosi) was awarded Best of Breed at, Bonville & District Kennel Club under Mr T Horchner (VIC.) Elangeni She Rocks (Rush) was awarded Reserve Bitch Challenge at, Gunnedah & District Kennel Club Inc. under Mr W Egan (SA.)

Saturday, 25th April
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, County of Cumberland Kennel Association Inc. under Mrs H Jones (WA.) Ch. Elangeni Dream Weaver (Nkosi) was awarded Best of Breed at, Bonville & District Kennel Club under Mrs D Baillie (VIC.)

Sunday, 19th April
The Elangeni Dogs come through on top again! Winning on Best in Show Day at, The 2009 Sydney Royal Easter Show. Mr Z Brankovic of Serbia-Montenegro awarded the beautiful Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) Best in Hound Group 4th with an entry of 345 Hounds! This is an amazing achievement to be awarded this highly at Australia's most prestigious Show. The awards contined with Elangeni than being awarded Best Breeder Team in Hound Group. Well done to- Ch. Elangeni Dream Run, Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris, Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl and Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd. Huge thanks to Sharon Hannigan for handling Duke, as Toni was away on a Judging appointment, and to both of Floyd's handlers, Renee Davies for Group Specials and Dale Elliott for General Specials. For the photo below- Sharon has Duke, Daryl has Iris, Renee has Evie and Emma has Floyd. Warmest thanks to everyone for their congratulations.

   

Saturday, 18th April
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge, Best Gaited Male and Best Opposite Australian Bred in Show at, The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club Inc. under Mrs K Forbes (USA.)

Thursday, 16th April
The fantastic week continues with amazing results from The 2009 Sydney Royal Easter Show. Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Best of Breed, Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge, Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded 3rd in Open Dog and Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded 3rd in Junior Dog. Elangeni was also awarded Best Rhodesian Ridgeback Breeder Team and Breeder Team of the Day - Ch. Elangeni Dream Run, Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris, Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl and Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd. The Judge was Mr Z Brankovic of Serbia-Montenegro.


Monday, 13th April
A start to a fantastic week! Our Swedish Export Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) made a round trip of 5000 kilometres to France- where he was awarded the French CAC and CACIB at, The French Rhodesian Ridgeback Specialty in Frjus under Mr C Jouanchicot- RR Breeder and President of The French RR Club. Warmest congratulations to Caroline, Mats, Maria and Robert!
 
Thursday, 9th April
An exciting weekend as our lovely Duke and Biscuit puppies headed of to their new homes. All the pups have settled in beautifully and are enjoying life with their new families.

Sunday, 29th March
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed at, Fairfield & Districts All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Dr D Barclay (VIC.)

Saturday, 28th March
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Reserve Bitch Challenge at, Camden Show Society Inc. under Mr D Strachan (NSW.) Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Best of Breed at, Lithgow District Kennel Club Inc. under Mrs D M Duffin (VIC.)

Saturday, 21st March
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Runner Up Best in Group and Elangeni Cool Dream (Cool) was awarded Bitch Challenge at, Castle Hill & Hills District Agricultural Society Inc. under Mrs C Butler (NSW.)

Saturday, 14th March
Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Intermediate in Show and Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Dog Challenge at, Blayney A & P Association under Mr W Burton (NSW.)

Sunday, 8th March
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group and Best Intermediate in Show at, Blacktown Kennel and Training Club Inc. under Mr G Vernon (NSW) and Mrs B Hession (NSW.)

Saturday, 7th March
Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Open in Group, Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Dog Challenge and Ch. Padtheway Schiram Qafra (Qafra) was awarded Best of Breed at, Mudgee Show Society Inc. under Mrs S Crozier (NSW.)

Sunday, 1st March
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Best Australian Bred in Group at, Wollongong District Kennel Club Inc. under Mr W Stevenson (NSW.)

Saturday, 28th February
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed and Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Bitch Challenge, Runner Up Best of Breed and Best Intermediate in Group at, Wollongong District Kennel Club Inc. Morning Show under Mrs R Tassie (SA.) At The Wollongong District Kennel Club Inc. Evening Show, Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best of Breed, Runner Up Best in Group and Best Australian Bred in Show and Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed under Mrs S Mashford (VIC.) Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Rylstone Kandos Show Society Inc. under Mrs J Bray (NSW.)

Sunday, 22nd February
Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Best of Breed at, Oberon Show Society under Mrs M Long (NSW.)

Sunday, 15th February
Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded Best of Breed and Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) (handled by Courtney Butler) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge at, Dogs NSW Complex Fundraising Committee under Miss J Comyns (NSW.)

Saturday, 14th February
Elangeni Dream On (Mia) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Dogs NSW Complex Fundraising Committee under Mr A Hunt (NSW.)

Sunday, 8th February
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Bega Valley Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mrs M Watson (WA.)

Saturday, 7th February
Elangeni Classic Rock (Rommel) was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Rydal A H & P Association under Miss C Stuart (NSW.) Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Best of Breed at, T & G All Breeds Dog Club under Mr D J Sidebotton (NSW.)

Friday, 6th February
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Runner Up Best in Group at, Bega Valley Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mr J Connell (TAS.)

Monday, 26th January
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed and Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Reserve Bitch Challenge at, The Australia Day Show under Mrs P Bockman-Chato (NSW.)

Monday, 19th January
On the 15th of January Mr. Elangeni BraveheartRules (Eros) over in Sweden went to get his hips and elbows scored. After a nervous few days wait his Mummy Caroline was ecstatic to recieve his results (when Mummy Maria comes back from Egypt she'll be happy too.) Eros recieved an International Grade A on his hips and 0/0 on his elbows. A perfect score!

  
 

Saturday, 17th January
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group at, Dapto A & H Society under Mrs K Eldred (NSW.) Elangeni Cool Dream (Cool) was awarded Bitch Challenge at, Combined Northern Canine Committee Inc. under Mrs J Bray (NSW.)

Friday, 16th January
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Best in Group at, Combined Northern Canine Committee Inc. under Mr J Walker (NSW.)

Saturday, 10th January
Ch. Elangeni Dream Run (Duke) was awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Albion Park A H & I Association under Mrs J Yardley (NSW.) Ch. Elangeni Dream Girl (Evie) was awarded Reserve Bitch Challenge at Penrith Kennel & Obedience Club Inc. under Mrs R Campbell (NSW.)

Sunday, 4th January
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Best of Breed and Runner Up Best in Group and Ch. Elangeni Izon Iris (Iris) was awarded Bitch Challenge and Runner Up Best of Breed at, Manly & District Kennel & Dog Training Club under Mrs C Smith (NSW.)

Saturday, 3rd January
Ch. Elangeni Pink Floyd (Floyd) was awarded Reserve Dog Challenge at, Wollondilly All Breeds Kennel Club Inc. under Mr J Palmer (NSW.)


Contact Details

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