The Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States
2015 National Specialty Winners

Changa

Best of Breed - "Changa"

GCH KIMANI'S VISUAL EFFECTS
DOB: 11/11/2013
Sire: CH Kimani's Aires Above The Ground, JC
Dam: Kimani Kept In Trust
Breeder: Alicia Hanna
Owners: Alicia Hanna, Elaine Demopoulus, Joyce Wilkerson
Olivia

Best of Winners/Winner's Bitch (Open) - "Olivia"

KODA'S GLADIATOR IN A SUIT AT FIREDANCE
DOB: 6/22/2013
Sire: CH Firedance's Sun Dragon
Dam: Ch Koda Chrome
Breeders: Alice Caplinger & Neil McDevitt
Owners: Mary Sorosky, Alice Caplinger, Neil McDevitt
Bango

Best of Opposite Sex - "Bango"

GCH LYONNESE MASTER"S BLEND BY KIMANI
DOB: 4/19/2012
Sire: Kimani's Something to Talk About
Dam: GCH Kimani's Etched In Gold
Breeder: Maureen Tauber & Alicia Hanna
Owner: Maureen Tauber, Frank DePaulo, Theresa Lyons
Lula

Best Veteran (9-11) & Award of Merit - "Lula"

DC LANE TALLULAH BELLE MC
DOB: 6/30/2005
Sire: DC Kimani's Flexible Flyer
Dam: DC Serrengeti Sydney MC
Breeders: Elizabeth Lane
Owners: Elizabeth Lane
Avendale

Best of Opposite to Best Veteran (11+) & Award of Merit - "Avendale"

CH AVENDALE OF NASHIRA
DOB: 4/30/2004
Sire: CH Nashira's Excalibur of Ridgelea
Dam: CH Nashira's Lady Gwenavier
Breeders: Concetta Jez & Doris M & Pasquale Pio
Owners: Concetta Jez, Doris M & Pasquale Pio
Rugby

Select Dog - "Rugby"

GCH DIABLO'S BACK ALLEY BRAWLER
DOB 5/8/2012
Sire: CH Orangewoods Talk O'The Town
Dam: CH Diablo's London Calling
Breeders: Nancy Faville & Kevin & Shelly McNary
Owners: Nancy Faville
Luna

Select Bitch - "Luna"

GCH CELTIC LORE'S MOONLIGHT AND MAGIC CGC
DOB: 9/19/2012
Sire: GCH Tajamani's Kwetu Rust Too
Dam: CH Tam Lyns Sweet Celtic Siren CGC
Breeder: Dawn Garbett
Owner: Dawn Garbett
Irish

Award of Merit - "Irish"

GCH KIMANI'S BORNE O'THE BEST
DOB: 3/17/2014
Sire: CH Kimani's Aires Above The Ground, JC
Dam: GCH Kimani's Time Honored
Breeders: Alicia Hanna, Alice Walls, Roberta Porter
Owners: Alicia Hanna, Elaine Demopoulus, Joyce Wilkerson
Marcy

Award of Merit - "Marcy"

CH SPRING VALLEY'S NOT JUST A PRETTY FACE
DOB: 4/21/2011
Sire: GCH Spring Valley's Always There
Dam: GCH Spring Valley's Rave Review O Lilly
Breeders: Heather Trapasso
Owners: Rachel Meyers, Heather Trapasso, J. Seacrest, C Norris
Vomba

Award of Merit - "Vomba"

GCH MYSTIKO & ADILI'S UNSTOPPABLE REIGN
DOB: 6/19/2013
Sire: CH Rokishoals Lenny Man On The Side
Dam: GCH Adili's Made To Perfection
Breeders: Kiki Courtelis & Tammy Lynch & Joyce Wilkerson
Owners: Kiki Courtelis, Tammy Lynch
Bond

Award of Merit and Top 25 Winner - "Bond"

GCH APPLEGARTH THE NAME'S BOND CGC HIC
DOB: 12/29/2010
Sire:GCH Rolling's Royal Topaz RN
Dam: Applegarth Rose Of My Heart
Owners: Katherine-Anne Schwartz & Piergiorgia Maselli
Breeder: Mary Lynn Elliston
Adele

Award of Merit - "Adele"

GCH SHADOWRIDGE ONE AND ONLY AT FIREDANCE CGC
DOB: 5/1/2012
Sire: CH Firedances Sun Dragon
Dam: CH Shadowridge Surfin Safari At Karlea RN
Breeders: Mary Sorosky & Linda Hellinge & Deborah Karlson
Owners: Mary Sorosky, Linda Hellinge, Deborah Karlson
Khulu

Award of Merit - "Khulu"

GCH KIMANI'S SOMETHING TO ADMIRE
DOB: 3/1/2013
Sire: Kimani's Something to Talk About
Dam: GCH Kimani's Etched In Gold
Breeders: Maureen Tauber & Alicia Hanna
Owners: Lauren Meadows, Alicia Hanna
Nash

Award of Merit - "Nash"

GCH MOUNT RIDGE SPLASH OF NASH AN A DASH OF ASLAN SC CGC ET
DOB: 6/30/2011
Sire: CH Aslan's Order Of The Phoenix
Dam: CH Mount Ridge Miss Maple
Breeders: Suzanne Hills
Owner: Francis K. Merson
Molly

Award of Merit - "Molly"

DC MYSTIC ISLE'S LAST OF THE MOHICANS MC LCM
DOB: 2/23/2010
Sire: CH Ruvanda's Lone Star legacy SC
Dam: Shadyridge Waridi II MC
Breeder: John Arvin
Owner: John Arvin
Minerva

Reserve Winners Bitch (BBE)

MINERVA OF PARNASSUS
DOB: 9/2/2012
Sire: CH Coso's Couture Of Parnassus
Dam: CH Cassandra Of Parnassus
Breeders: Robert L. Russell
Owners: Robert L. Russell
Rokishoals

Best in Veteran Sweepstakes (11+ Bitch)

CH ROKISHOALS BEST KEPT SECRET
DOB: 3/9/2003
Sire: CH Simbali's Repo Man
Dam: CH Rokishoals Rumor Has It
Breeder: Denise Ivie Price
Owner: Ann O'Mara
Avendale

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

CH AVENDALE OF NASHIRA
DOB: 4/30/2004
Sire: CH Nashira's Excalibur of Ridgelea
Dam: CH Nashira's Lady Gwenavier
Breeders: Concetta Jez & Doris M & Pasquale Pio
Owners: Concetta Jez, Doris M & Pasquale Pio
BetaPlay

Winners Dog (Open)

KENIBA'S BETA PLAY
DOB: 11/3/2012
Sire: Kimani's Something to Talk About
Dam: CH Keniba's Million Dollar Baby
Breeder: Edith Mrak
Owner: Susan & George Ohanesian
Richard

Reserve Winners Dog (Open)

TUMOMAK'S RICHARD THE LIONHEARTED AT DROMKEEN
DOB: 2/11/2013
Sire: CH Ikimba Tumomak Sheikh
Dam: CH Dromkeens Karma
Breeder: Julie Paul
Owner: Susan Rexford
Luna

People's Choice Top 25 - "Luna"

GCH CELTIC LORE'S MOONLIGHT AND MAGIC CGC
DOB: 9/19/2012
Sire: GCH Tajamani's Kwetu Rust Too
Dam: CH Tam Lyns Sweet Celtic Siren CGC
Breeder: Dawn Garbett
Owner: Dawn Garbett
Cello

High in Obedience Trial - "Cello"

DC WHEATRIDGE SOLOIST O'KAHLU SC UD OM
DOB: 6/4/2010
Sire: DC Paradigm's Aristos By Ridgelea SC LCM
Dam: OTCH Wheatridge Condelessa O'Kahlu UDX6 OM5
Breeders: Pat Brunstetter & Tom Shar
Owners: Pat Brunstetter, Tom Shar
Braddock

High in Agility Trial & High in Trial JWW - "Braddock"

MACH WHEATRIDGE'S CINDERELLA MAN MXB MJS MXS NF
DOB: 6/5/2009
Sire: CH Ruvanda's Lone Star Legancy, SC
Dam: OTCH Wheatridge Condelessa O'Kahlu UDX6 OM5
Breeders: Pat Brunstetter & Tom Shar
Owners: Stephanie Plunkett & Russell Lowery
Adobe

High in Agility Trial Preferred & High in Trial JWW Prefered - "Adobe"

DC WHEATRIDGE ORION ADOBE SUNSET CDX RE AX AXJ MXP MJP SC VCX
DOB: 4/3/2006
Sire: DC Paradigm's Aristos By Ridgelea SC LCM
Dam: CH Echobes Ruby of Wheatridge CDX JC
Breeders: Pat Brunstetter & Judith Lichtman
Owners: Sally Kepfer & Pat Brunstetter
Kole

Best in Field - "Kole"

MBIF FC KITO'S LOVE & LUCK AT MWENJE SC SOR ORC FCH LCX
DOB: 2/14/2013
Sire: DC Freedom's Ring Of Fire SC
Dam: GCH Kito's Supafly Smyth SC
Breeders: MaryAnne draper & Sally Swenson
Owners: Jennifer Price, MaryAnne Draper
Reine

Best in Triathlon - "Reine"

MBIF GCH DC DIAMOND'S LA REINE LIONNE OF RIDGELEA CD MC LCX FCH CGC TDI VC
DOB: 6/27/2011
Sire: CH Ridgelea's Shakar Arazi JC CGC
Dam: GCH DC Diamonds Ariel of Lecreme LCX10 MC VFCH CGC FCH TDI
Breeders: Dan & Vilma O'Neill
Owners: JoAnn Myers & Dan & Vilma O'Neill
JubaLee

Best Beginner Puppy - (Dog)

JUBA LEE ENJOY'S HOW THE RACE IS RUN
DOB: 3/23/2015
Sire: CH Juba Lee's Papa Wasa Speed Racer SC CGC
Dam: GCH DC Minjimba Ridge Enjoy Cheri Juba Lee CD BN RA SC CGC
Breeders: Kerry Williams & C. St. George & Linda & Mike Smith
Owners: Linda & Mike Smith, Kerry Williams
LeadingLady

Best Of Opposite Beginner Puppy - (Bitch)

REGAL'S LEADING LADY OF LAKERIDGE
DOB: 4/9/2015
Sire: GCH Regal's Yukon Gold Of Tolerton OA OAJ OF
Dam: DC Regal's Concrete Charlie Of Tolerton RN SC
Breeders: Gail James & Elizabeth Mansfield-Henriquez
Owners: Diane Schmidt & Nina K Comanto
Archer

Best Overall Ridge/Best Ridged Male - "Archer"

MAJANI REDSKYES AGENT OF DIMOND C.R.
Owner: Deb Cooper
Nola

Best Ridged Female - "Nola"

MYSTICO'S AND ADILI'S NOELANI
Owners: Susanne & Paul Paskins, Tammy Lynch, Kiki Courtelis