The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States
2012 National Specialty Winners

Best of Breed 2012 Mack

Best of Breed - "Mack"

GCH Lafleur's Big Mack Attack
Sire: Kimani's Something to Talk About
Dam: CH Tahari's Sweet Escape of Lefleurs
Breeder: Karen Lafleur
Owner: Karen Lafleur and Jeffery Ochmann

Best of Winners - "Butters"

Sulawesi's Everythings Better With Butter
Sire: DC Arifi's Full Speed Ahead To Sulawesi
Dam: GCh Sulawesi's Meet Me At Midnight SC
Breeders: Liz & Chris Demery
Owners: Liz & Chris Demery

Best of Opposite Sex - "Ida Belle"

GCh Whirlaways lda Belle's A Ringing
Sire: Ch Karhiba N Aditi's Winning Hand JC
Dam: DC Whirlaway's Jubilee Song SC
Breeder: Christine Kitsch & Jennifer Lazowski
& Wittiam Kitsch
Owner: Lynn Fitzgerald & Jennifer Lazowski & Christine Kitsch

Best Veteran & Award of Merit - "Mafu"

Ch Kimani's Aires Above The Ground
Sire: DC Kimani's Fiexible Flyer SC
Dam: DC Kimani's Wilds Of Africa MC
Breeders: Alicia Hanna & Dennis Vega
Owners: Alicia Hanna

Best of Opposite to Best Veteran & Award of Merit - "T.J."

Ch Omega's lvy League Travelin Jazi
Sire: Ch Omega's lvy League Travelin Jazi
Dam: Ch Rivercity's Travlin Man x Ch lvy League's New Years Eve
Breeders: Susan Ralston VMD & Danielle Sand VMD
Owners: Cathy Ford & Danielle Sand

Select Dog & Award of Merit - "Ace "

GCh Karhiba N Adili's Winning Hand JC
Sire: GCh Adili's American ldol
Dam: Ch Tahari Fire & Rain Of Karhiba
Breeders: Celia & Gtenn Hoffman & Frank & Judy Depaulo
Owners: Nadine Vaccarino & Celia & Gtenn Hoffman & Cassandra Rodgers

Select Bitch & Award of Merit - "Binga"

GCh Kimani's Time Honored
Sire: Kimani's Something To Talk About
Dam: Kimani's Time After Time
Breeders: Alicia Hanna
Owner: Alicia Hanna & Alice Walts & Roberta Porter DVU

Award of Merit - "Roko"

GCh Cametot's Ventura Adventure
Sire: Ch Camelot's Code Red
Dam: Ch lsitwane Back To Camelot
Breeders: Clayton Heathcock
Owners: Fred & GaitWalters, Diane Engelking & Clayton Heathcock

Award of Merit - " Homer "

GCh Ivy League's No Place Like Home
Sire: GCh Mzazi's Beau De Soleil
Dam: Ch lvy League's Waltzing Matilda JC
Breeder: Danielle Sand & Susan Ralston
Owner: Danielle Sand & Susan Ralston

Award of Merit - " Zero "

GCh Invictus Nightmare Before Xmas JC
Sire: Ch Rivercity's Travlin Man
Dam: Ch Aegis Halo
Breeders: Tamzin Hart
Owners: Erin Coogan & Tamzin Hart

Award of Merit - " Molly"

GCh Camelot,s Red Hot Tamale
Sire: Ch Paradigm Aariel's Undisputed CD RN
Dam: Ch Camelot's Red Sunset
Breeders: Clayton Heathcock
Owners: Clayton Heathcock & Cheri Hadley

Award of Merit - " Fiona"

GCh Rijstone Faraway Downs
Sire: GCh DC Rajataru Vyrtuouso Performance MC
Dam: Rijstone Lotza Action
Breeders: Vicki Stoneham
Owners: Shawna Chastain & Doug Cowan

Award of Merit - "Bess"

GCh Zareba's Baddest Bess
Sire: Ch Orangewood's Talk O'The Town
Dam: GCh Zareba's Hot Hot Heat Of Rare Earth
Breeder: Marie Glodowski
Owners: Marie Glodowski

Winners Dog (BBE)

Tahari's Son of Anarchy
Sire: CH Kimani's Going for the One
Dam: Tahari's Pretty Impressive
Breeders: Frank Depaulo
Owners: Frank Depaulo

Reserve Winners Dog (6-9 month)

Rijstone Encore Performance
Sire:Rijstone Shiny Buttons
Dam: Ch Rijstone What a Blast
Breeder: Vicki Storm
Owner: Gared & Shawna Chastain

Winners Bitch (BBE)

Sulawesi's Everythings Better With Butter
Sire: DC Arifi's Full Speed Ahead To Sulawesi
Dam: GCh Sulawesi's Meet Me At Midnight SC
Breeders: Liz & Chris Demery
Owners: Liz & Chris Demery

Reserve Winners Bitch (6-9 month)

Kimani's Set in Gold
Sire: Kimani's Something To Talk About
Dam: GCH Kimani's Etched in Gold
Breeders: Maureen Tauber and Alicia Hanna
Owners: Debbie Holly and Maureen Tauber

Best in Veteran Sweepstakes (9-11 Bitch)

CH Rare Earth's History in Motion
Sire: CH Rare Earth's Satellite Of Meandu
Dam: CH Rare Earth's Circuit Breaker JC
Breeders: M Willis-Redfern and J Messimer
Owners: Cindy and Bob Ackerman

Best of Opposite to Best Veteran in Sweepstakes (11+Dog)

GCH Springvalley-Nashira Read All About It
Sire: CH Nashira's Excalibur Of Ridgelea
Dam: CH Spring Valley's Marilyn Monroe SC
Breeders: Marie Cotton and Claire Gelock
Owners: Dennis Macmullin and Linda Ruth and Marie Cotton

Best Puppy in Sweepstakes (9-12 Puppy Bitch)

Beaubijou That Special Sparkle
Sire: Beaubijou's Playin' It Big
Dam: GCH Beaubijou's Little Special JC
Breeders: Paul Mahil and Avril Hall-Mahil
Owners: Paul Mahil and Avril Hall-Mahil

Best of Opposite in Puppy Sweepstakes (9-12 Puppy Dog)

Zareba's After Midnight Of Tji-Wara
Sire: CH Zareba's Midnight Runner CD RN JC
Dam: CH Rare Mettle's It's All Good
Breeders: Kimberlee Rice and Cindy Well
Owners: Lauren Michaels and Matthew Massey and Marie Glodowski and Cindy Well

Best Junior in Sweepstakes (12-15 Month Dog)

Roccridge's Best Catch Marlin
Sire: CH Juba Lee's Mvp Maverick
Dam: GCH Roccridge Rhapsody Of Khalfani
Breeder: Debra and Joseph Rocco
Owners: Frank and Jennifer Haiko

Best of Opposite Junior in Sweepstakes (12-15 Month Bitch)

Hunter's Ridge Sheve A Diva
Sire: GCH Kuluta Along The Watch Tower
Dam: GCH Hunter's Ridge Roadie Girl of Cordel
Breeder: Diane Engelking
Owners: Diane Engelking

Top 25 Winner & People's Choice Top 25 - "Ida Belle"

GCh Whirlaways lda Belle's A Ringing
Sire: Ch Karhiba N Aditi's Winning Hand JC
Dam: DC Whirtaway's Jubilee Song SC
Breeder: Christine Kitsch & Jennifer Lazowski & Wittiam Kitsch
Owner: Lynn Fitzgerald & Jennifer Lazowski & Christine Kitsch

High in Obedience Trial - "Sandie"

GCH OTCH WHEATRIDGE'S Pecan Sandie UDX4 OM5
Sire: DC Paradigm's Aristos By Ridgelea SC LCM CGC
Dam: CH Echobe's Ruby Of Wheatridge JC CDX
Breeders: Pat Brunstetter & Judy Litchman
Owners: Pat Brunstetter & T. Shar

High in Agility Trial - "Braddock"

Wheatridge's Cinderella Man AX AXJ NF
Sire: CH Ruvanda's Lone Star Legacy
Dam: OTCH Wheatridge Condeleeza O'Kahlu
Breeders: Pat Brunstetter and Tom Shar
Owner: Stephanie Plunkett and Russell Lowery

Best in Field - "Reine"

FC Diamond's La Reine Lionne Of Ridgelea SC
Sire: CH Ridgelea Shakar Arazi JC
Dam: GCH DC Diamond's Ariel Of Le Crème MC
Breeders: Daniel J O'Neill & Vilma O'Neill
Owners: Joann Meyers and Dan & Vilma O'Neill

Best in Triathlon - "Luc"

CH Kennebec Alchemy To Boldly Go, CDX MX MXJ MLB SC ASFA FCH TT HIC VCX
Sire: CH Alchemy Oridgenal Onemoretime, CDX RN SC MX MXJ NF GO
Dam: Dc Kennebec's Heart Of Asomdwee, RN SC CD
Breeders: Monique Mclihenney And Julie Williams
Owners: Anne Jones and Monique McLihenney