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ed such a large turn out so the day was unexpectedly long and Best of Oppostie Sex was Ch Heartsong’s Duchess
exhausting for both dogs and exhibitors. Complete immersion D’Aubrey handled by owner George and Cheryl Mahony. She
and saturation for hours of Briard judging. Exhausting to some, was bred by Pam Ohlsson. Winners Dog was Suite High Flying
total deliciousness to others-especially the died in the wool Saucer from Open Tawny. It is interesting to note that he was
attendees coming for their annual “Briard fix” during the week Reserve during the morning regional specialty also. The Reserve
of the national. Dog was Hercules Heroin Disqguise Du Nuveau from the Bred
The morning regional specialty was judged by Mark By class. Another notable fun fact is that he is a litter brother to
Houstin-McMillan from Moffat, Ontario although originally the morning specialty’s Winners Dog, owned by breeder Vic-
from South Africa. Mark’s famed kennel name Grandgables, toria Borchorski and Annette Thies and shown by his breeder
with partner Guy Jeavons has world wide recognition in Dachs- Victoria.
hunds and Shetland Sheepdogs including notable wins at both Winners Bitch was from 12-18 and was Sendero’s Heard
Crufts and Westminster. It Through the Cornfield, owned and bred by Tommy and Merry
Best of Breed was Ch Deja Vu Mia Cool As A Cucum- Jeanne Millner and shown by the owner. Reserve Bitch was from
ber owned by Lynn Bernard, Dominique Dube and breeders the Bred By Class, Sendero’s Here Comes Fannie bred and
Terry Miller and Amie Melton and shown by Regina Keiter. owned by M and T Millner.
Best of Opposite Sex was Ch Deja Vu Pomme Despair Came Saturday was a day for sweepstakes and obedience.
Knocking owned by Mary Sanders and breeder Terry Miller. Typically, the Breed Education Committee offers their excellent
Winners Dog from the 9-12 class was Hocus Pocus Du Nuveau Power Point and Breed seminar to judges. Oddly, not one judge
owned by Sharon Skelly and Victoria Borchorski. Hocus Pocus signed up. We were in Denver, a location we have never been in
was bred by Victoria and Janet Couture and shown by Victoria. before-yet no takers. Some of us muse over why this would be.
Reserve Dog was from Open tawny class, Suite High Flying Sau- No judges interested in education? No judges interested in breed
cer owned by Julie Knutson and breeder Jackie Mourning. This immersion? A definite sign of the times and the changing judge’s

Scene from Specials Bitches

dog was shown by Jackie. application procedures.
Winners Bitch and eventual Best of Winners from the Saturday was 4-6 Beginner Puppy Competition, sweep-
Bred By Exhibitor class was Deja Vu Popsakadoo Hints From stakes and obedience. A sweepstakes judge change created more
Heloise owned by breeders Dominique Dube and Terry Miller absentees and withdrawals. Originally the elected judge was 40
and shown by Dominique. Reserve Bitch from Open tawny was years Briard breeder Barbe Lynch, of Bigtree Briards, Livonia
Huenteco Did It My Way owned, bred and handled by Paula New York. Unexpected health concerns with an impromptu
Fischl. hospital stay caused an assignment change to Jim Albrecht from
The afternoon regional specialty was judged by Jackie Massachusetts.

Jim found his Best In Junior sweeps Hocus Pocus Du
Stacy. Jackie, a former and accomplished handler is known for Nuveau- Best of Opposite was litter mate Heed My Advice Du
her breeding success in Affenpinschers under the Tamarin pre- Nuveau, both owned by breeder V Borchorski and Sharin Skelly.
fix. Best in Senior Sweeps was Helios de Bejaune owned and shown
Best of Breed was Ch Lightening Strikes El Xargall by owner David Sullivan and breeder Meg Weitz. Best of Oppo-
owned by Tommy and Merry Jeanne Millner, shown by Gretch- site was La Vie Rose Hors d’oeuvres at Eight owned, shown and
en Conradt and bred by Eleana Alberich Rodriguez. bred by Matti and Roger Minor.

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