Top Pharaoh Hound in Finland 2008, 2009 & 2010:
C.I.B. & Nord & Balt & FI & NO & SE & LT & EE & LV Ch JWW-08 FINW-08
EEJW-08 LTW-09 BaltW-09 FIW-10 BISS SBIS BIS Northgate's Dom Perignon
Top Pharaoh Bitch in Finland 2009 & 2010:
C.I.B. & FI & SE & SK & LV & EE Ch LTJW-09 BaltW-09 FIW-09 HeW-10
Shalimar Mia Affirmed bred by La Ree Drolet & Pam Haig, USA owned by Northgate's
Top Pharaoh Hound breeder in Finland 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010:
Northgate's
Top producing dam in Finland 2008, 2009, 2010:
C.I.B. & Nord & FI & NO & SE Ch EstJW-05 SBIS ECC-06 NordCC-07 FIN LC Ch
DVM-07 Northgate's Northern Lights
Top Pharaoh Hound in the USA:
INT & Nord & SE & DK & FI & NO & HU & Lux & SK & AKC Ch AKC GCH
CphW-06-07-09 SEW-07-08-09 NOW-08-09 FIW-09 NordW-07-08-09 WW-08-09
EuW-08 LuxW-09 BIS SBIS BISS Northgate's As You Like It
 

Top Pharaoh Hound 2010:

Top Pharaoh Ch Northgate's Dom Perignon (photo above Ari Koivisto)
No 2 male Ch Northgate's Ain't A Saint
No 3 male

Ch Northgate's Forever N Ever

No 7 male Ch Northgate's Front Page News
No 8 male Northgate's How Ya Like It
Top bitch: Ch Shalimar Mia Affirmed (photo above Ari Koivisto)
No 2 bitch Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot
No 3 bitch Northgate's I Want It All
 
Big thanks to all our wonderful puppy owners!
Without you this wouldn't have been possible!
   

 

Helsinki Winner & Finnish Winner 2010, December 11th & 12th

In the Helsinki Winner Show Pharaoh Hounds (22 in total) were judged by Mr. Hans Lehtinen. Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BM-2, Skumpan BM-3 and Tyyne was BOS with cacib & HeW-10 title. Both Ralf and Kaya were second in their class with excellent.

At the Finnish Winner show Pharaoh Hounds (25 in total) were judged by Mrs. Eleanor Bothwell from the UK. Ralf, Northgate's Just For Kicks, won the junior class and got the Junior Winner title, Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It ) won his class, Kaya (Northgate's Just About Perfect) was 2nd in juniors with excellent (out of 8 junior bitches), Tyyne was BB-2 and Skumpan BOB with Winner title. We also had a BOB breeder's class. It was lovely to read the critique: "certainly all looked like a family"! :-) In the group finals Mrs. Jacqueline Quiros-Kuibat from Argentina placed our breeder's class as BIS-3! Thank you (from left to right)

my special boy Skumpan, Jenna & Enzo, Sanna & Ralf and Oona & Kaya!! Super job especially from our only 9 months old Kaya & Ralf!

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Espen Engh. Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was shown perfectly by her owner Kaapo and was BB-2 with cacib! Well done Kaapo & Solveig!!

Sighthound Show in Axevalla, Sweden Nov 20th 2010

Jenny Hall took her puppies Qezo (Northgate's King of the Ring) and Qanel (Northgate's Kalahari Queen) first time to the puppy class in Axevalla Sighthound Specialty. Qezo was BOB-puppy and sister Qanel BOS-puppy. Judge Agneta Kappers from Sweden. In the group finals Qezo was BIS-5.

In Nitra International in Slovakia Fabian (Northgate's Follow Me Please) was BOB with CC & cacib and gained his Slovakian Champion title. Congratulations Denisa & Fabian!!

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, Back-to-Back BIS during the weekend in the USA!!

Qing took his BIS wins No 14 and 15 during the weekend.... AKC weekly winners gallery

Jyväskylä INT November 14th 2010

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Soile Bister.Kaya, Northgate's Just About Perfect, was BOB-puppy, sis Adel, Northgate's Just Look At Me, 2nd best puppy. Hugo,Northgate's How Ya Like It, was BM-3, daddy Skumpan BOS and his beautiful daughter Nealah, Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot, was BOB. In the group finals we had BIS-4 breeder's class (judge Mr. Jeff Horswell from the UK).

Photo of Nealah: Salme Mujunen

Tarto International, November 6th & 7th 2010

On Saturday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Lisbeth Liljeqvist from Sweden.Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOB with CC & cacib and became EE Ch, Telma was BB-2 with res-cacib. As Tyyne already is an international champion Telma will get the cacib and also becomes an international champion! Skumpan's son from Russia, Dovmontov Gorod Alliance with Northgate's, was BOS with CC & cacib. Congratulations Julia & Aleksandr! Later in the group finals (judged by Mrs Lisbeth Liljeqvist) Tyyne was BIG-1!!

photo Jaana Heiskari

On Sunday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Adrian Landarte. Tyyne was BOS with cacib and Telma BB-3 with CC so she became EE Ch. Skumpan's beautiful daughter, Dovmontov Gorod Amaretto and Cream, was BB-2 with jun-CC and her brother Dovmontov Gorod Alliance with Northgate's, was BOB. Well done Jam! Italian Greyhound Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was BB-4 with CC she she also got the EE Ch title.

We had 4 dogs in the car and 4 new Estonian Champions & 2 new International Champions (the other 2 already are) in the car as Jaana's lovely English Springer Spaniel Aurora, Baskethill`s Jubilee Blossom, was BOB with CC and her last cacib on Sunday!

Not a bad trip at all! :-)

October 31st 2010, Lahti INT

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Anca Giura from Romania. Wenla (Northgate's I Me Mine) was BB-3 with res-CC, "Tyyne" (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOS with cacib and my spoiled brat Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with cacib. Later in the Group finals Tuula Pratt placed him as BIG-3.

Photo above: Heikki Suorsa

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, took his 13th Best In Show win in the USA...

October 23rd 2010, Seinäjoki INT

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Primoz Peer from Slovenia. Ralf (Northgate's Just For Kicks) was BOB-puppy and sister Kaya (Northgate's Just About Perfect) BOS-puppy. Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOB with cacib, Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) was BB-2 with CC & res-cacib, Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) BOS with cacib and his son Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It) was BM-2 with CC & res-cacib, Welmu (Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat) was BM-3.

October 16th-17th 2010

Lure Coursing in Hailuoto island... Pharaoh Hound Wendy (Northgate's Northern Lights) was 3rd and Italian Greyhound Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) won with superb points 525!

In the USA Qing has taken his 12th Best In Show win!

Qing breaking records in the USA

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, took his 11th Best In Show win in the USA, this time at Northwest Arkansas Kennel Club in Bentonville. He has more BIS wins than any other Pharaoh Hound in the USA. And if I have counted correct 40 group wins so far.

Health result

Skumpan's daughter Nealah, Northgate's Heaven's I'm Hot, had her hips and elbows checked with great results: hips A/A and elbows 0/0.

New working champion, Sep 26th 2010

Italian Greyhound Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, took her 5th LC CC and became FI LC Ch today in Helsinki! First Northgate's IG with a working champion title. We are proud!

In Pharaoh Hounds Mango, Northgate's Forbidden Fruit, was 3rd and Enzo, Northgate's Forever N Ever 2nd. Well done, both of you!!

September 18th & 19th 2010

In the Sighthound Specialty in Lahti Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Fernando Madeira Rodrigues from Portugal. Northgate's kids did quite well indeed:

BIS-3-puppy Northgate's Just About Perfect "Kaya"
2nd Northgate's Just Look At Me "Adel"
BOS-puppy: Northgate's Just For Kicks "Ralf"
BOB, BIG-1, BIS-2 Northgate's Dom Perignon "Skumpan"
BM-3 Northgate's Front Page News "Rölli"
BM-4 Northgate's How Ya Like It "Hugo"
BOS Shalimar Mia Affirmed "Tyyne"
BB-2, CC Northgate's I Want It All "Miina"
BB-3 Northgate's I Me Mine "Wenla"
EXC1 Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot "Nealah"
BIS breeder's class Northgate's Pharaoh Hounds

On Sunday morning we shipped Zalika to her new home in the USA. She has landed safe and sound. I miss her, the house feels somewhat empty....

On Sunday's Group show in Hyvinkää Tyyne was BOB, Skumpan BOS and Kaya BOB-puppy. The judge was Mrs. Tanya Ahlman-Stockmari who told me that if Kaya was older she would have taken the BOB win!

Gorgeous Qing (Northgate's As You Like It) is breaking breed records in the USA, after 6 months showing he has 10 Best In Show wins!

September 4th 2010

Mr Matti Luoso judged the Italian Greyhounds in Helsinki. Hugo (Northgate's Cool Water) was BOS and Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was BB-2 with res-CC.

August 28th & 29th 2010

On Saturday Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was shown in Tervakoski INT, Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Yolanda Nagler Magal from Israel. Solveig was BB-4 with res-CC. PH Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BOS with CC. We congratulate handsome Ilo, Faouziah's Fellowship of the North, for the BOB win! Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Anne Naarits from Estonia.

In Jyväskylä Lure Coursing Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) showed what she is made. In the heavy rain she ran the best points of the first round (from all the breeds on Saturday) and the end results on a rainy day was no less than Best In Field! Well done Latte!

We plan IG puppies, more info on: plans

In Lure Coursing fields on Sunday Tyyne was 3rd.

August 21st & 22nd 2010, Lure Coursing and showing.... and little bit of hunting too, but not rabbits...

On Saturday we had Finnish Lure Coursing Championships in Jyväskylä. Our girls did well; Wendy ( Northgate's Northern Lights) was 5th, Tyra (Northgate's Fashion Icon) was 2nd and our sweet little Telma ((Northgate's Divine Hanishan) won the Championship!!! She also got her 5th LC CC and became Finnish LC Ch. Latte the Italian Greyhound was second.

photo above: Antti Ruotsalainen

On Sunday we were showing in Heinola, judge Mr. Arne Foss from Norway. Skumpan was BOB and his daughter Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) was BOS with CC. Tyyne was BB-2, Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) BB-3 and Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BM-2. We also had a BOB breeder's group. And later in the finals Mrs Marjatta Pylvännäinen-Suorsa placed our breeder's group as Best In Show!! Thank you girls for staying for the finals with your Northgate's kids!!!

photo: Marjo Leino

We got a wonderful video from Maarit: Welmu (Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat) in duck hunting. Clever boy!! Welmu duck hunting (at the moment can be viewed with Internet Explorer only)

Got bad news from the KC; Dolly's official health check results are hips C/C and elbows 1/0, so I will not use her in breeding...

August 14th & 15th 2010

I had a great pleasure to judge in the Finnish Sighthound Club's 60th jubilee weekend's Club Show (Whippets, Podengo Portugues, Pharaoh Hound, Ibizan Hounds, Italian Greyhounds, Deerhounds, Irish Wolfhounds, sloughi and the Afghans) in Mustiala. It was an honour and I really enjoyed it!

On Saturday in Raisio Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Harry Vella from Malta. Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BOB and Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BOS with CC!

On Sunday in Raisio Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BM-3. Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs Tanya Ahlman-Stockmari. And 3 Just-kids participated to a Puppy Show in Kajaani (judge Mrs. Tuula Pratt). Ralf (Northgate's Just For Kicks) was BOB, Kaya (Northgate's Just About Perfect) was BOS and Adel ( Northgate's Just Look At Me) 2nd with HP. And in the group Finals Mrs. Pratt gave Ralf the GROUP WIN! And in the Best in Show Mr. Markku Kipinä placed Ralf as BIS-4! Congartulations Sanna, Antti & Ralf!! In Pihtipudas Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BOB with CC, judge Mrs. Tuula Savolainen. BOS and BOB during the same weekend, well done!!

On the Lure Coursing fields in Mustiala the IGs had a bit of bad luck in the finals, Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) lost the Lure at the half way and Latte was a bit late in her start but both girls were 2nd in their classes! Telma (Northgate's Divine Hanishan) surprised me and ran actually better than I thought in the finals. Telma won and got her 4th LC CC: Unfortunately can't say the same of her brother Skumpan who stopped in the finals 20 meters before the end and started kicking off his muzzle.... grrrr..... 20 meters only....

And in Umeå Sweden Ecco ( Northgate's Egoiste Exess) was BM-2.

Savo Show in Kuopio August 7th & 8th 2010

On Saturday in Kuopio Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Dimitris Antonopoulos from Greece. Tyyne was BOS with cacib and Skumpan BOB with cacib.

And on Sunday Mrs Tuula Savolainen judged the Pharaoh Hounds ending to a same result; Tyyne was BOS with cacib and Skumpan BOB with cacib. Later in the group finals she placed Skumpan as BIG-1!! Thank you Pia for handling Tyyne in BOB competition both days!!!

Photo above: showlink

I had the pleasure to see two of the "Just" kids at the show: Adel, Northgate's Just Look At Me, and Ralf, Northgate's Just For Kicks. Thank you Emma, Antti & Sanna for bringing the kids there!!! They both look lovely and it was amazing to see Adel, she looks exactly the same as mother Kiara!!

Below: Northgate's Just For Kicks

Lowely weekend in a nice company, thank you Pia, Latte & Riipi!

July 31st - August 1st 2010

Miina, Northgate's I Want It All, was shown in Alajärvi with very nice results: BOB, CC and BIG-2 judged by Mr Pekka Teini. Well done girls!!!

And Lure Coursing results from Tampere: Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was 2nd with her 3rd LC CC (5 needed for the Ch title) and on Sunday Telma (Northgate's Divine Hanishan) was 2nd with LC CC (nice result, considering that her pups are only 10 weeks old).

Two of our Just-kids were shown in Mikkeli Puppy Show. Adel, Northgate's Just Look At Me, was BOS and brother Ralf, Northgate's Just For Kicks, was BOB (photo above) and later in the finals BIG-2!! Judge was Mr. Esko Nummijärvi.

 

Above King Arthur ready to fly to his new home in Helsinki. Photo: Heli Aspivaara

July 24th & 25th 2010

On Saturday we took Funky, Wendy and Latte to racing in Virpiniemi (our local track). Wendy won the 480 m race and Funky was second. Latte the Italian was 3rd in 2 x 280 m race. And down in Southern Finland in Helsinki Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It) was BOS with CC, judged by Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen. Congratulations Krista & Hugo!!

On Sunday racing again, this time also Tyyne was with us. Thanks Tommi for sending her to the race! And the result on 480 m: Wendy 1st, Tyyne 2nd and Funky 3rd. Girl Power!!! And Latte the IG was 2nd on 280 meters race. And in Helsinki all breeds our co-owned greyhound Åsa (NordJW-09 Epic Heavenly) was BOS with CC and gained her FI Ch title, also Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen.

July 20th 2010

Two puppies have moved to their new homes and 3rd one will leave this afternoon. Below photos of Pirjo sleeping in the train on the way to her home in Helsinki (photos Laura Rossi).

July 18th 2010, Ylivieska International

We had 3 Pharaoh Hounds entered, they were judged by Mr. Manuel Loureiro Borges, from Portugal. Dolly (Ezhar Lily of the North) was BB-2 with CC and res-cacib (she was shown by my dear friend Pia Haarala, the owner of Northgate's Envy Me, thanks Pia!!!). Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOS with cacib and Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with cacib.

Photo above: Elina Vuori

In the group finals Mr. Theo Leenen from Belgium placed Skumpan as BIG-1!!! And in the Best In Show (judge Mr. Harry Tast, Finland, who I value a lot) gave Skumpan BIS-2 placement!!

Below: Ezhar Lily of the North on the move Photo: Elina Vuori


July 17th 2010

In Ylivieska International Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr Manuel Loureiro Borges, from Portugal. Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was BB-2.

In Helsinki Italian Greyhounds were judged by Wieslawa Misterka-Kluska from Poland. Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was BB-3 with res-CC.

And In Sweden Råneå Sighthound Specialty IGs were judged by well known Sighthound specialist Bitte Ahrens (Sobers). Junior, Northgate's Grain De Folie, was BOB with CC!

July 10th & 11th 2010

We had a very succesfull weekend; On Saturday in Oulu Internatiolnal: Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOS with cacib, his son Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It) BM-2 with res-cacib (Hugo will get the cacib as daddy is INT Ch), Welmu (Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat) was BM-3, Merit (Northgate's Before The Dawn) BB-2 with res-cacib and Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOB with cacib. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Saija Juutilainen. In the group finals Tapio Eerola gave Tyyne the GROUP WIN!!! Our co-owned Greyhound Åsa (NordJW-09 Epic Heavenly) was BB-3, Greyhounds were judged by Mrs Nina Karlsdotter.

Photo above: showlink

On Sunday I was showing in Gällivare, Sweden. Skumpan was BOB with cacib and Tyyne was BOS with CC & cacib and became Swedish Champion (her 4th Ch title and my girl is only 2 years and 3 months old) judged by Mr. Göran Bodegård. In the group finals Mr. Per-Erik Wallin placed Skumpan as BIG-4. The Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Francesco Cochetti from Italy. Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was BOS with CC & cacib and became Swedish & International Champion! Her brother Ecco ( Northgate's Egoiste Exess) was BOB with cacib and in the group finals Mr Magnus Hagsted placed him as BIG-3!

In Northern Finland Skumpan's beautiful daughter Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) was BOB with CC & cacib in Oulu International, Welmu was BOS with his 2nd cacib and Hugo BM-3 with CC. In the group finals Mr. Gunnar Nymann placed Nealah as BIG-3! Åsa (NordJW-09 Epic Heavenly) was BB-2 with CC. Both breeds were judged by Mr. Jo Schepers from the Netherlands.

Above: Nealah, photo Maarit Koskinen

In Southern Finland in Karjaa Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Kirsti Louhi, her BOB was Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) who took Group-1 under Mery Chantal from France! Photo below by Showlink. Well done Enzo & Jenna!!! Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs Säde Hohteri. Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was BB-4.

Photo above: Showlink

In Czech Pharaoh Hound Specialty, judged by Mr. Harry Vella from Malta, Fabian (Northgate's Follow Me Please) won his class, got a CC and was BM-2!

And far away in the USA Qing (Northgate's As You Like It) took his 4th American Best In Show Win on Saturday and on Sunday HE DID IT AGAIN, BEST IN SHOW!!!!!!

July 3rd & 4th 2010

On Saturday in Pori International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Markku Mähönen. Rölli (Northgate's Front Page News), was BM-2 with res-cacib, Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOS with cacib and Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOB with cacib. In the group finals Mrs Leila Kärkäs placed Tyyne as BIG-3!

Photo above: Showlink

And in Forssa Italian Greyhound Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BOB with CC, judged by Mr Tino Pehar.

On Sunday we were showing in Forssa. Again Skumpan was BOS and Tyyne BOB. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Harto Stockmari.

June 26th 2010

Racing again in Virpiniemi. This time we had also Tyyne with us who ran first time. Wendy won the 480 m competition, Funky was second and Tyyne 3rd.

In Italian Greyhounds 280 m Latte won again! Good girl!! :-)

June 25th 2010

Racing in Virpiniemi, Funky and Wendy ran in a 480 + 280 m special competition. Wendy won :-). Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, had her first start in the special competition 280+280 m, Latte was 2nd in total timing and her first start ever went under the Champion qualification time!

June 19th & 20th 2010

On Saturday we were Lure Coursing in Mustiala. Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, won the coursing with her 2nd LC CC. Brother Hugo, Northgate's Cool Water, was second. In Pharaoh Hounds Tyra, Northgate's Fashion Icon, took her 4th win in row with her 4th LC CC. Skumpan was 3rd. Unfortunately Wendy's front leg was not OK after the first round so I did not let her run in the finals.

In Rovaniemi International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Eivind Mjaerum from Norway. Welmu, Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat, was BOS wit cacib and Nealah, Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot, was BOB with CC & cacib. In the group finals Nealah was placed as BIG-2 by Mr. Mjaerum. Lovely result girls!! :-)

On Sunday we were in Kotka International where Pharaohs were judged by Mrs. Marjatta Pylvännäinen-Suorsa. Skumpan was BOS with cacib and Tyyne BOB with cacib.

Gorgeous photo of our co-owned greyhound Åsa, Epic Heavenly:

June 12th & 13th 2010

Mrs Northgate's and Mrs Snout had a road trip to Ozolnieki double INT Show in Latvia, a fun and entertaining trip indeed (no, I am not going to tell you all of it!)... with wonderful results!

On Saturday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Agus Wardhana from Indonesia. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with CC & cacib gaining two new titles: LV Ch & Balt Ch and his son from Russia, Dovmontov Gorod Alliance With Northgate's was BM-3. Tyyne was BB-2 with CC and cacib and became LV Ch. In the group finals Mr. Agus Wardhana placed Skumpan as BIG-5.

Photo of Skumpan and his son below (photo Adell Brancevich):

On Sunday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Garry Bryburgh from Australia. Skumpan was again BOB with cacib and Tyyne BOS with cacib. In the group finals Mr. Juha Putkonen placed Skumpan as BIG-5.

Our congratulations to kennels Snout who took BOB & BOS both days.

News from Sweden, Piteå nat: Italian Greyhound Ecco, Northgate's Egoiste Exess, was BOS with CC and became SE Ch. Judge was Rita Reyniers from Belgium. Congratulations!

And on Sunday in Orivesi Ecco's sister Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was BOB and BIG-2! Breed and group was judged by Calin Simu from Romania. Well done Pia & Latte!!!

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Finnish Pharaoh Hound Specialty June 5th & 6th 2010

On Saturday the show was judged by Annica Lundqvist-Hemström, kennel Antefa's Pharaoh Hounds, Sweden.

BIS Northgate's Ain't A Saint BOS Northgate's I Want It All
BM-2 Northgate's Dom Perignon BB-2 Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot
BM-3 Northgate's Forever N Ever BB-3 Shalimar Mia Affirmed
BM-5 Northgate's Front Page News  
BIS-puppy Northgate's Just About Perfect
BOS-puppy Northgate's Just For Kicks
BIS breeder's class: Northgate's
BIS movements: Northgate's Forever N Ever

Above: Northgate's I Want It All

And on Sunday the Specialty was judged by Mrs Björg Foss from Norway (Xploring Whippets).

BIS Northgate's Ain't A Saint BOS Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot
BM-2 Northgate's Dom Perignon BB-2 Shalimar Mia Affirmed
BIS breeder's class: Northgate's  
   

Above: Skumpan on the move

And last but not least our youngest son, best kennel help ever! Without him we would not have had barbecue on Saturday evening as he was the only one who knew how to put together the "briefcase type of grill" (my husband stayed at home because of the puppies).

All photos above: Susanna Saloranta

We got lovely news from Estonia; on Saturday Skumpan's son, Dovmontov Gorod Alliance With Northgate's (in junior class) BOB and EstJW-2010 & EstW-2010 and on Sunday Skumpan's sister "Mel", Northgate's Drama Queen BOS with CC & EE Ch!

News from Switzerland

We got a lovely card from Switzerland, from Pablo's (Northgate's Devotion) owner: ""Pablo has the Champion title for Germany too! And he has won a coursing on April 5th 2010 with 136 dogs with biggest points! He is unique, but he is still a hurricane...".

We are happy for Gertrud and very proud of Pablo!

Lure Coursing in Kemi May 30th 2010

Sisters Yoda (Northgate's Fly With Style) and Tyra (Northgate's Fashion Icon) were coursing in Kemi. Tyra won with 496 points and a LC CC, Yoda was 2nd with 436 points. Well done girls!!

Järvenpää all breeds May 30th 2010

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Maret Kärdi from Estonia. Our Polish import Solveig, She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr, was BOB with CC. Congratulations Kisse & Solveig, a job well done!! :-)

Helsinki, Aptus International, May 23rd 2010

A Finnish Sighthound specialist, Mrs. Säde Hohteri judged both Pharaoh Hounds and Greyhounds. Skumpan was BM-3, Rölli BM-2 and Tyyne again BOB out of 10 Pharaoh Hounds. Our co-owned Greyhound Åsa (NordJW-09 Epic Heavenly) was BB-3. And again Tyyne made the cut off in the group finals.

BOS Faouziah's Fellowship of the North, BOB Shalimar Mia Affirmed Photo: S Karppinen

While I was showing my husband went Lure Coursing to Hyvinkää. Due to the bad weather only the first round was run. Funky (Northgate's Fire And Ice) was 3rd and sister Wendy (Northgate's Northern Lights) was second. Also Kisse, Kaapo, Solveig and sweet Elin were in Hyvinkää. Solveig did a great job by winning and taking her first Lure Coursing CC! Good girl, well done!!

Hamina International & Oulainen May 22nd 2010

In Hamina Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Tamas Jakkel. Rölli (Northgate's Front Page News) was BM-2 with res-cacib, Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOS with cacib and Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOB with cacib. In the group finals Tyyne made the cut off.

Skumpan's kids Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) and Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It) were shown in Oulainen under well respected all rounder Mr. Rainer Vuorinen. He was impressed with the quality of the youngsters and had said that the decision was not easy. Nealah was BOB with CC and Hugo BOS with CC. And in the group finals Nealah took a placement again! Mrs. Leni Finne placed her as BIG-2! Congratulations Heidi & Nealah and Hugo & Krista too!

May 19th 2010

Telma has puppies! 2 males and 6 females.

And Debbie 2 males and 1 girl.

Turenki May 16th 2010

Our co-owned Greyhound Åsa, NordJW-09 Epic Heavenly, was BOB with CC. Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Tapio Eerola.

The Lure Coursing competition in Turku was won by Northgate's Fashion Icon "Tyra" who got 460 points with LC CC. Congratulations Heli & Tyra!!

Great news from Sweden, May 15th 2010

Young Junior, Northgate's Grain De Folie, was shown in Piteå all breeds today. He was BOS with CC. Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Rudi Brandt. Congrats Gabrielle & Junior!!

Sunny day in Kangasniemi, May 13th 2010

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Leni Finne. Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BB-2 with res-CC, Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOS with CC and became Finnish Champion and Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB.

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Marjatta Pylvännäinen-Suorsa. Only two IGs got an excellent, Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) got an excellent and was BOB.

Group 5 was judged by Mr. Markku Kipinä. Skumpan won the group!! Then I had to run to group 10 with Latte. She enjoyed the sunshine and showed her best movements in the big ring and got a BIG-3 placement! Group 10 was judged by Mrs Saija Juutilainen.

And then..... at the end of the long, hot day.... Skumpan went all the way to the Best In Show! BIS was judged by Mrs. Paula Heikkinen-Lehkonen. This was 3rd BIS win to Skumpan who has earlier won a Pharaoh Hound Specialty BIS and a Sighthound Specialty BIS. We are all on cloud nine!

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Elina sent lovely photos of Ralf (Northgate's Just For Kicks) 3 months old, below one of the photos:

May 9th 2010

Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BOB with CC and became Finnish Champion today in Salo. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Markku Mähönen. Congratulations Enzo & Jenna!

May 8th 2010

Welmu, Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat, was shown in Pello today, Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Harto Stockmari. Welmu was BOB with CC and became Finnish Champion. Congratulations Maarit & Welmu!

Sunday May 2nd 2010

Skumpan met first time his beautiful and wild daughter Hot Couture, both were very happy to meet each others. All photos below Susanna Saloranta:

Visiting Kaya, May 1st 2010

Northgate's Just About Perfect 10 weeks

Show results on April 24th & 25th 2010

In Skellefteå, Sweden Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Jarmo Vuorinen. Junior (photo), Northgate's Grain De Folie, was BM-2 with his first CC and Ecco, Northgate's Egoiste Exess, was BM-4.

In Lahti International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Outi Piisi-Putta. Rölli (photo above), Northgate's Front Page News, was BM-3 with CC and got his FI Ch title! Skumpan was BOS with cacib and Tyyne BB-2 with cacib.

And on Sunday in Lahti INT Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Gerard Jipping from the Netherlands. Solveig ( She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was BB-3 with res-CC. photo below: Kaapo

And show news from Lithuania: Nort (Northgate's It's Gonna Be Me) was shown first time in junior class with superb result: BOB & BIG-3. Our warm congratulations to kennel Gintariniai Namai! Photo will follow....

Vaasa INT April 17th 2010

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Unto Timonen. Beautiful Nealah, ( Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot), took her second BOB win this year with CC and her first cacib. Daddy Skumpan was BOS, Tyyne BB-2, Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) BB-3 and Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It) BM-2 with CC. We also had BOB-breeder's group.

Kiihtelysvaara April 11th 2010

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Markku Kipinä. Welmu, Eneas Shemiel Tal Sannat, was BM-3 with res-CC and Nealah, Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot was BOB with CC. In the group finals Mr. Esko Nummijärvi placed Nealah as BIG-3! Congratulations Heidi & Nealah!

April 9th & 10th 2010

Kansas, USA....Qing (Northgate's As You Like It) was BOB & BIG-1 on Friday and went all the way to Best In Show win on Saturday!!!

April 5th 2010

Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BOB-puppy. Pharaohs were judged by Mr. Pekka Teini.

March 28th 2010, show results

In Korpilahti Tyyne, Shalimar Mia Affirmed, was BOB with CC and Skumpan BOS. Pharaohs were judged by Mrs Tuula Savolainen.

And in Helsinki puppy show I-girls did so well. Out of 4 Pharaoh bitch puppies Wenla (Northgate's I Me Mine) was 2nd and Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) 1st. And Miina was also BOB-puppy (6 PH pups in total) & BIG-2! Congratulations Salla & Miina and Tanja & Wenla!!

Health checks and INT Ch confirmations

Both Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) and Neme (Northgate's Angel Innocent) got their INT CH (C.I.B. nowadays) title confirmations from the FCI.

Nipsu (Northgate's Above And Beyond) was health checked with excellent results: Hips A/A (excellent), knees & elbows 0/0 and healthy eyes.

March 18th-21st 2010

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, was shown in USA 4 times this week. He got 4 BOB wins and was plced as BIG-2 in 3 of the shows.

Tampere INT, March 21st 2010

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr Nils Molin from Sweden. Solveig ( She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was BB-3 with res-CC.

Boden (Sweden) Sighthound show, March 14th 2010

Telma (Northgate's Divine Hanishan) was BOB with CC and became Swedish and Nordic Champion in Boden Sighthound show. Latte, Northgate's Envy Me, was BB-3. Both breeds were judged by Mrs Eli-Marie Klepp from Norway. In the group fnals Telma was placed as BIS-5!!

And we got lovely Champion news from Switzerland: Pablo (Northgate's Devotion) got his second Champion title from Germany: DWZRV Ch. Northgate's congratulates Pablo and his owner Gertrud, we are so happy you have him!

An in the Lithuanian Winner BOB puppy was Nort (Northgate's It's Gonna Be Me) photo above. Congratulations to kennel Gintarinia Namai in Lithuania! Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BOB with CC & cacib and got his first title: LTW-2010! Pharaohs were judged by Mr Jaroslav Matyaš from Slovakia. Congratulations Jenna & Enzo! Nort was BOB-puppy also on Sunday, judge Jorgen Hindse from Denmark.

Crufts 2010

Qing, Northgate's As You Like It, BOB again at Crufts (entry of 55 PHs), judge Mrs F A Somerfield. Well done Jenny & Qing!!! And later in the evening HE DID IT AGAIN!!! Group-1 @ Crufts!!

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Greyhound news...

Åsa, (Epic Heavenly) was Top Greyhound bitch No 2 & Top Young Greyhound in Finland 2009! Kennel Epic Top Greyhound breeder 2009 both in Finland & Sweden, congratulations Annalena & Johan!

February 17th 2010

Our J-litter was born early this morning, two males and two bitches.

Eno Group show Feb 6th 2010

400 km South-East...As Tyyne is on a break do the health checks (doping rules, you know) me and Skumpan went there together with Dolly and her co-owner Heidi.... Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Paavo Mattila. Skumpan was BOB and Dolly (Ezhar Lily of the North) was BOS with CC (photos below). Our congratulations to Sawhorse's Shoot Straight and to his owners & breeders for the Ch title!

Health results

We got lovely results from the Kennel Club: Telma (Northate's Divine Hanishan) HIPS A/A, ELBOWS 0/0, Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) HIPS A/A, ELBOWS 0/0. Both girls have also knees & eyes OK. Also Enzo's (Northgate's Forever N Ever) results were very good; HIPS A/B and elbows 0/0, also he has knees & eyes OK. :-)

Turku INT January 23rd & 24th 2010

On Saturday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Lotte Jörgensen. Skumpan was BM-2 with cacib, Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) BM-3 and Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOS with CC and cacib.

On Sunday 18 Italian Greyhounds were also judged by Mrs Lotte Jörgensen. Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BM-3 with res-CC, Solveig ( She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was Exc3 and Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) was BOB with CC & cacib and became new Finnish Champion. In the group finals she made the cut off.

I also met Elin (Northgate's Euphoria) at the show, she is the sweetest (above)!!

Kajaani INT January 10th 2010

First show of the year, Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Tino Pehar. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with cacib and his son Hugo (Northgate's How Ya Like It) was BM-2 with CC and BOB-junior. Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) was BOS with CC and cacib.

And in Helsinki Puppy Show Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) started her show career by being BOB-puppy and BIG-3-puppy! Well done girls!!!

 

Highlights 2009

 

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