Skumpan did it again: Top Winning Pharaoh Hound in Finland 2012!

and Skumpan's beautiful daughter Britney, Northgate's Northside Special, Top Winning Bitch in Finland and she was shown in junior class only! Britney's beautiful mother from the USA Tyyne, Shalimar Mia Affirmed, is Top Producing Dam in Finland 2012 and daddy Skumpan Top Producing Sire 2012 and Northgate's Top Breeder 2012 . Top bitch No2 is Skumpan's beautiful daughter Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot), No 5 bitch: Polkka (Northgate's Midsummer Night), No2 male: Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever), No 3 male: Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters).

What a year, thank you all! And big thanks for help inside the ring Pia, Saara, Salla, Johanna, Kaija, Heli, Kati, Sanna, Juha & all the others involved!!!

Above: Northgate's Northside Special

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December 16th 2012

At the Swedish Winner show (judge Agneta Kappers) Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was BOB and gained Swedish Winner 2012 title. Congratulations Qanel & Jenny!!!

December 8th & 9th 2012

At the Helsinki Winner (judge Mrs Lotta Brun, Norway) Skumpan was BM-3 and Victor got the Junior Winner title.

At the Finnish Winner (judge Mrs Pamela Mottershaw) Skumpan was BM-2 and Victor got the Junior Winner title and Nealah was BB-3. We had BOB-breeder's class that was shortlisted at the group finals! In the Italian Freyhoud ring (judge Mr. Jan Coppens) Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BB-4 with CC.

November 10th 2012

At Jyväskylä International Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Jouko Leiviskä. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOS with CC & cacib and our black beauty from Sweden Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BOB with CC & cacib! Well done girls & Urho!

And in Kongsberg, Norway Naomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was BOB and BIG-3! Congratulations Sonja & Naomi & Trond!

November 4th 2012

Herning, DK. Naomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was BB-3 and gained Nordic Junior Winner 2012 title. Congratulations Sonja, Trond & Naomi!

October 20th 2012

Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BOB at Turku International.Italian Greyhound Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BM-2 with cacib. Congratulations Jenna & Enzo, Orvokki & Uljas!!

October 13th 2012

Mörkö, Northgate's Ain't A Saint, was BOB at the Sundsvall Int KC show! Thank you Anna Larsson @ Faouziah's for showing him!

October 7th 2012

Naomi, Northgate's No Matter What, BOB wit CC in Norway :-) She did great
at the group finals: BIG-1, BIS-2!!! We are proud of you Naomi!

October 6th 2012

Mango, Northgate's Forbidden Fruit, was BOB with CC. Congratulations!

September 30th 2012

At Boden Sighthound Specialty Italian Greyhounds were judged by breed specialist Mrs. Bitte Ahrens-Primavera (kennel Sobers, Italy). Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BOS with CC.

September 16th 2012

At Hyvinkää Show Mango, Northgate's Forbidden Fruit, was BOS with CC. Congratulations Elisa, Robin& Mango!

September 1st & 2nd 2012

IG Elvira, Northgate's La Chic, was BOB @ Liminka on Saturday shown by my cousin Johanna. Judge was Zorica Salijevic from Sweden.Thank you Johanna!!!

On Sunday at Tromsö Norway Italian Greyhounds were judged by Icor Selimovic. BOB with CC & cacib was Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy), BOS with CC & cacib Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) , BB-2 with res-cacib was Jolie (Arkita's Romanza). Latte became NO & Nord Ch and as Latte already is an International Ch Jolie will get the cacib :-)

Trondheim Dog Festival August 25th & 26th 2012

Lovely Naomi, Northgate's No Matter What, took Best Of Breed with CC both days. On Saturday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Saija Juutilanen. On Sunday the breed judge was Vigsø Kim Nielsen from Denmark, in the group Nemanja Jovanovic placed Naomi as BIG-2! Congratulations Sonja & Naomi!!

Yppäri August 25th 2012

Beautiful Adel Northgate's Just Look At Me was BOB with CC & brand new Champion followed by Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) who was BB-2. Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Marja Talvitie. Congratulations girls!!!

Looking for a home; Northgate's Nothing Else Matters. 13 Finnish CCs at the age of 1 year.

Heinola August 19th 2012

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Denis Kuzelj. Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) was BOB, daddy Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) BOS and brother Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) was BM-2.

At the Italian Greyhound ring (judge Mr. Mannucci Massimiliano from Italy) Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) took BOB and Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOS :-)

Kouvola August 18th 2012

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Sofie Lönn from Sweden, her BOB was Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot), Britney was BB-2, Skumpan BOS, Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BM-2 and Victor BM-3. We also had a BOB-breeder's group. And in the IG ring Jolie was BB-4 and Urho BM-4.

Raisio August 12th 2012

At Raisio show Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Zorica Salijevic from Sweden. Her BOB was Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever). Congratulations Jenna!!

Kuopio International, August 3rd - 5th 2012

On Friday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Lokodi Csaba Zsolt from Romania. Victor(Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) was BOB with CC, daddy Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) BM-2 with cacib, Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BOS with CC and Adel Northgate's Just Look At Me BB-2 with cacib. We also had a BOB breeder's class.

photo above Thomas Valtonen

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Birgitta Svarstad, her BOB with CC & cacib was Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy). Elvira (Northgate's La Chic) was BOS with cacib and Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BB-2 with CC.

At the Group Finals Birgitta Svarstad placed Urho as BIG-4 and Victor was BIS-2-Junior (judge Mr. Lokodi Csaba Zsolt).

Photo above: Alfafoto

On Saturday Pharaohs were judged by Sighthound Specialist Mrs Saija Juutilainen. Britney was BOB with CC, Victor BOS with CC and Skumpan BM-2 with cacib.

 

photo above Thomas Valtonen

At the Italian Greyhound ring (judge Mr. Malo Alcrudo Rafael from Spain) our black beauty from Sweden (Arkita's Romanza) was BOB, Urho was BM-2 and Elvira BB-3.

At the Group Finals Britney was BIG-1 (judge Mrs. Saija Juutilainen) and Jolie BIG-3 (judge Mr. Malo Alcrudo Rafael )!!

photo above Thomas Valtonen

On Sunday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Kurt Nilsson. His BOB was Britney, Skumpan was BOS and Victor BM-2. Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Saija Juutilainen. Urho was BOB, Elvira BOS and Jolie BB-2.

Veeti & Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) took part to the child & dog competition with super results: 3rd on Friday, first on Saturday & Sunday! Photo of the young handler by Pia Haarala.

Pori INT July 29th 2012

Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BOB with cacib and Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) BM-2 with CC.

Moss (Norway) July 28th 2012

Naomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was BOB with CC. Congratulations Sonja, Trond & Naomi!!!

At the same day in Finland Mango, Northgate's Forbidden Fruit, was BB-2 and took her first CC. Well done Elisa & Mango!!

Helsinki Sighthound Specialty July 22nd 2012

After the show in Kemi (up in the Lappland) we drove down to Helsinki during the night with Skumpan and Britney (Victor was left home to give more space in the car for his dad and sis)...

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Martin Sanders, UK. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOS, Polkka (Northgate's Midsummer Night) BB-2 & BOB-veteran, Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) BB-2 and Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BOB with CC. We also had BOB- Breeders class.

At the group finals:

Polkka was BIS-2 veteran (judge Mrs Jetta Tschokkinen).

We had BIS-3 breeder's class (judge Mrs. Lena Stålhandske), photo Kirsi Litja

And at the end of the day Britney was BIS-2, photo Kirsi Litja. Group 5 was judged by i György Tesics, BIS was judged by Mr. Tapio Eerola.

At the Hyvinkää Lure Coursing competition Ralf (Northgate's Just For Kicks) was second, well done again boy!!

Kemi INT July 21.-22. 2012

On Saturday Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Sighthound Specialist Mr. Markku Mähönen. Skumpan , Northgate's Dom Perignon, was BOB with cacib, Victor, Northgate's Nothing Else Matters, BM-2 with CC and sis Britney, Northgate's Northside Special, BOS wth CC. At the group finals Mrs. Leni Finne placed Skumpan as BIG-3.

On Sunday in Kemi Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Marianne Holm. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOB with CC & cacib and Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BOS with CC. Photo above Vesa Kemi.

Oulu INT July 15th 2012

Another sunny show :-) Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Arne Foss. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with cacib, Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) was BM-2 with CC, Nealah (Northgate's Heavens I'm Hot) was BOS with cacib, Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BB-2 with CC & BOB-junior and Hotti (Northgate's Hot Couture) BB-3 with res-CC & res-cacib. We also had a BOB breeder's group. We were very happy to hear that the quality of Pharaoh Hounds in Finland is impressive.

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr Robert Blümel. Elvira (Northgate's La Chic) was BOB with CC & cacib and became FI Ch. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOS with CC & cacib and Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BOB-junior. Thank you Pia for handling!!

At the group finals Mr Branislav Rajic placed Elvira as BIG-4 and Mr Roberto Schill placed our breeder's group as BIS-3!

Above: Skumpan with his beautiful daughter Hotti (Hot Couture) Photo Susanna Saloranta

Piteå International July 14th 2012

Pharaoh Hound Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BOB with CC & cacib and became Swedish & International Champion. Well done girl, we are proud of you!

At the Italian Greyhound ring Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOB with CC & cacib and Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BB-2 loosing only to her sis Razzia (Grattis Thomas & Tommy!), judge Anette Edlander.

July 7th - 8th 2012

Finally an outdoor show with no rain, sunshine only :-) At the Kokkola International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr. Markku Kipinä. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with cacib, Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) was BM-2 with CC, Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BOS with CC and Polkka (Northgate's Midsummer Night) BB-2 & BOB-veteran. Our breeder's group was BOB.

And in Tvååker, Sweden our girl in Norway Naomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was BOB with CC in a entry of 14. Congratulations Sonja, Trond & lovely Naomi!!

On Sunday in Kokkola INT Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BM-2, judge Mr. Joe B Purkhiser .

At the Lure Coursing field Ralf (Northgate's Just For Kicks) did well both rounds and ended up as second. Good boy!! :-)

Gällivare INT July 1st 2012

Italian Greyhound Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOB with CC and cacib in Gällivare INT (Sweden), judge Mr. Robert Blümel. Greyhound Åsa (Epic Heavenly) was BOB with cacib.

Trondheim, Norge June 30th 2012

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Elina Haapaniemi from Finland. Handsome Ecco(Northgate's Egoiste Exess) was BOS with CC & cacib and became Norwegian Champion. Congratulations Maria & Ecco!!

Rovaniemi INT June 30th 2012

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Paula Rekiranta. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB with cacib, Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) was BM-3 with CC and Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BOS with CC.

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr, Petru Muntean from Romania. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOS with CC and his first cacib. And Greyhound Åsa (Epic Heavenly) was BB-4.

Midsummer racing in Virpiniemi June 22nd & 23rd 2012

Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) took part in a special competition 280 + 480 meters. She was second in 280 meters race and won the 480 m race, but as the timings were put togethger the end result was second.

Latte (Northgate's Envy Me) ran 280 meters both days and was second in both competitions.

June 17th 2012

In the SvVK show in Vännas Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr. Per Lundström, Junior (Northgate's Grain De Folie) was BOS. Congratulations Gabrielle & Junior!

Here in Finland Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) won the oval track racing (480 m) in Tampere. Go Miina Go!!!

Denmark, Copenhagen Winner 2012

Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was BOS with cacib and got herself one more title; Copenhagen Winner 2012. Congratulations Jenny!

Aptus INT Helsinki June 16th 2012

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Salvatore Tripoli. Wenla (Northgate's I Me Mine) was BOS with cacib. Congratulations Tanja!

Tuuri June 10th 2012

Rainy day in Tuuri.... Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Saija Juutilainen. Baby Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) was BOB with CC, daddy Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BM-2, Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BOS with CC and Polkka (Northgate's Midsummer Night) BB-2 & BOB-veteran. Our breeder's group was BOB & BIS-3. Thank you all involved!!

Salo June 9th 2012

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs Zidy Munsterhielm-Ehnberg, Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was BOB and later BIG-3. Congratulations Jenna!

Älvsborg (Sweden) June 9th 2012

Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, BOB in Älvsborg (Sweden) under Ewa Nielsen. In the group finals Mr Kurt Nilsson placed Qanel as BIG-2!! Congratulations Jenny & Qanel!

And here in Finland Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) took her first titel at the oval track racing; TS-12 as she won the sprint championships. Good girl Miina!!

Finnish Pharaoh Hound Specialty June 2nd & 3rd 2012

On Saturday Pharaoh Hound Open Show was judged by Carin Lyrholm from Sweden. Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) was best male, Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BM-2 and our baby boy Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) BM-4. Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) won the bitches followed by lovely Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) as BB-2. At the finals Enzo won "BIS movements" and Tyyne (Shalimar Mia Affirmed) "Best head & expression". And the icing on the cake was only 9 months old Britney taking the Best In Show win!

On Sunday at the official Specialty judged by Mr Stephen Wheeler Skumpan won the males, Enzo was BM-3, Victor got the male CC (beaten by 4 champions only) and Tyyne was BB-3. We also had BOB-breeders class and Skumpan was BOB. At the finals (Ibizan Hounds included also) we had BIS-2 breeder's class and Skumpan was Best In Show! Daughter on Saturday and daddy on Sunday, not bad at all :-)

Despite of the rainy weather and the dark clouds in my heart due to the loss of our belowed Lady I had nice weekend with lovely friends and beautiful dogs. Thank you for the helping hands with the car & all the stuff & handling Antti, Sanna, Jenna & Salla and all others involved!!!!

2/6-12 Norrköping

Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was BOB in Norrköping, judge Gunnar Nymann. She made the cut in the group :-)

Sleep Well happy, smiling Lady

above Lady (8 years)

On May 31st we had to say goodbye to our Lady, INT & Nord & FI & NO & SE Ch SMM-06 FI &SE LC Ch VMM-07 Siphra's Sentimental Lady. Life with her during the over 11 years was full of smiles and happily wagging tail. She is the foundation of our current breeding and she will always have a very special place in my heart. Thank you Britt-Marie for this gorgeous girl we had the honor to be owned by. Sleep well my Lady. I miss you so much...

Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you awaken in the morning`s hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.

Mary Fry 1932

Thanks for the lovely poem Satu!

New Champion 27.5.2012

On Sunday Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was shown in Österbybruk. She was BOS with CC and became Swedish Champion. Judge was Mrs Nina Karlsdotter.

Lure Coursing May 19th20th 2012

On Saturday Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was coursing again and was 2nd. This time it was a Derby for 3 years old. Good girl!! :-)

On Sunday Enzo (Northgate's Forever N Ever) won the Lure Cousing with 50 points difference! Congratulations Jenna!

In Sweden, Piteå national gorgeous Junior (Northgate's Grain De Folie) was BOS, judge Mr Karel Horak.

May 12th-13th 2012

On Saturday at Lillesand International Naiomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was show first time in the junior class at the age of 9 months and 4 days. She started her official show career with style being BOB with CC under judge Leif Ragnar Hjort. Well done Sonja, Trond & Naiomi!!

In Finland at Hamina International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Bertil Lundgren from Sweden. Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon) was BOB and his kids Victor (Northgate's Nothing Else Matters) BM-2 with CC and Britney (Northgate's Northside Special) BOS with CC. In the group finals Mrs Zorica Salijevic placed Skumpan as BIG-3. Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs Wera Hubenthal from Norway. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BM-2 and Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) was BB-3.

On Sunday at Tampere International Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mrs. Tanya Ahlman-Stockmari. Only 9 months and 5 days old Victor took a BOB win beating his daddy Skumpan who was BM-2. I knew he would win his daddy one day but never thought he would do it this early... Sister Britney was again BOS with CC and Kaya (Northgate's Just About Perfect) was BB-2 with cacib. We also had a BOB breeder's group. Thanks a million for help in handling Jenna, Saara & Pia!!! Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr Bruno Nodalli from Italy. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was again BM-2.

May 5th 2012

At Holter (Norway) Naiomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was BOB-puppy and later BIS-4 puppy in her last puppy show. Congratulations Sonja & Naiomi for all the wonderful results in the puppy classes. We are looking forward for the news from the junior class!!

And at the finnish Lure Coursing field Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) won the Cup (invitations only coursing for 3-years old)!!! Photo below (by Jesse Valkama):

28.4.2012 Lahti International

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Jussi Liimatainen. His BOB was Skumpan (Northgate's Dom Perignon), little sis Wenla was BB-2.

Saturday-Sunday, April 14th-15th

On Saturday in Vaasa Int Kaya (Northgate's Just About Perfect) was BB-4 and in Sundswall Int in Sweden Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was BB-2. On Sunday in a Sighthound Show Qanel was again BB-2 and BIS-4-intermediate. And in Vaasa International handsome Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BM-3.

Perry, USA April 12th

Princess Zalika, Northgate's Koh-I-Noor, took Best of Breed in Perry, Georgia USA under Gareth Morgan-Jones. Well done girl! And congratulations Lisa! On Friday Zalika was BOS.

Boden April 1st

At the Sighthound Specialty in Boden (Sweden) Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mrs. Wera Hubenthal. Urho (Northgate's Midnight Fantasy) was BOB with CC and also Jolie (Arkita's Romanza) who was shown first time got an excellent. In the finals Urho was BIS-3-junior and BIS-4!!! Well done girls & Urho!

March 17th-18th 2012

Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was BOB at Malmö Int on Saturday. On Sunday Miina (Northgate's I Want It All) was BB-4 with CC and new Latvian Champion!

Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen BOB at Crufts!

Following her grandad's pawprints Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, took the BOB win at the Crufts! Judge was Mr S C Milner. Qanel made a cutt off at the group finals. Well done girls!!!

Naiomi goes Best In Show

Lovely Naiomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was Best In Show puppy in Norway Drammen Dog Festival on Sunday March 11th. On Saturday she was BOB & BIG-3 puppy. Wonderful weekend Sonja & Naiomi, congratulations!!

Kaarina, March 3rd 2012

Italian Greyhounds were judged by Mr Henrik Härling from Sweden. Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BOS.

Tuusniemi Feb 26th 2012

Pharaoh Hounds were judged by Mr Cristian Stefanescu from Romania. Kaya (Northgate's Just About Perfect) was BOB with CC and became Finnish Champion. Her litter sister Adel (Northgate's Just Look At Me) was BB-2 with res-CC. Well done girls!!

Norway February 12th 2012

Naiomi, Northgate's No Matter What, again BOB-puppy.

Norway February 4th & 5th 2012

Naiomi, Northgate's No Matter What, was BOB-puppy both days! Congratulations Sonja & Naiomi!

Turku INT January 21st 2012

Italian greyhounds were judged by Marja Salminen. Uljas (Northgate's Giorgio Armani) was BOS with CC & cacib and became Finnish Champion. Congratulations Orvokki & Uljas!! Solveig (She Is The One Pustynny Wiatr) was BB-4, well done Kaapo!

We got a lovely surprise from Switzerland, photos on a CD of Northgate's Devotion "Pablo". Thank you so much Gertrud!!!! (one of the photos above)

January 16th 2012

We congratulate lovely Naiomi, Northgate's No Matter What, on her BOB & BIG-2-puppy placement in Norway yesterday (judgw Heidi Hagen, Norway). Well done little one!! ♥ Photo below:

January 5th 2012

Qanel, Northgate's Kalahari Queen, was BOS with CC & cacib at My Dog Gothenburg, judge Liz Cartledge, USA. Congratulations Jenny!

 

Bad taste in her mouth.... (dewormer) :-)

 

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