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December 13th
Harley, representing Sweden was one of the 48 topwinning dogs that was invited to the prestigious Eukanuba World Challenge held in Long Beach, California. He soon turned out to be an audience-favourite, with his breedtype and showmanship. Our magnificient Harley also turned many heads among all the judges and made an overall deep impression and ended as Runner-up Best in Show. Congratulations and thank you to Harley's breeders; Mike & Elena Edwards and Valerie Nuñes-Atkinson!

December 6th
At Malibu Kennel Club's allbreed show Harley, Multi BIS Int Nord Sl Ch NV-07 WW-09 Shiraz California Dreamin'  won BOB and was group first. Thank you Mr Joe Walton! This was Harley's fourth breed in a row in the US.


Photos by Bergman

November 23rd
Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger won BOB all three days of the 2009 Spring Fair and he also won group first at Day 1 of the Psring Fair under Mrs Myers-Egerton, from Canada.

November 14th
MultiBIS Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger, "Sven" won Best in Show at the Children's Cancer Charity Dog Show under Breed & Hound judge Mrs June Ashton and BIS judge Mrs S Prebble(NZ). This was Sven's 12th BIS. Huge congratulations to Helen and Le for this wonderfil accomplishment!

At the Sighthound specialty in Sjuntorp, Sweden, Qirmizi Laroche was BOB-baby and Qirmizi L'aquila was BOS-baby. Laroche was later BIS-baby (puppies under 6 months). Int Nord Fin Ch DKV-09 Qirmizi Hermione was Best of Breed and also won Best in Show. Judges were Lotte Jørgensen, from Denmark and Sharon Sakson, from USA.

November 7th-8th
In Denmark, two big allbreed shows were held this weekend, with a total amount of 7000 dogs. On the first day Harley, Multi BIS Int Nord Sl Ch NV-07 WW-09 Shiraz California Dreamin'  won BOB and was group first under Hassi Assenmacher-Feyel, from Germany. Dk S Ch Qirmizi Hadiye al Feisal won the CACIB and is now international champion as well.

On Sunday, at the Danish Winner show Coco, Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione and Harley won BOS and BOB under Lotte Jørgensen, from Denmark and achieved the new title Danish Winner 2009 (DKV-09). Lotte Jørgensen later gave Harley the group and in the Best in Show-final, judged by Ferelith Somerfield, from England Harley went Best in Show!!!!! This was Harley's ninth allbreed BIS in 2009.


Photo: Lotte Kristensen


Harley and Coco DKV-09

November 1st
At the big allbreed show in Växjö, Sweden today, Multi BIS Int Nord Sl Ch NV-07 WW-09 Shiraz California Dreamin'  won the breed and a strong group under Per Iversen. In a fantastic BIS-final, with all the top winners, judge Ove Germundsson, from Sweden awarded Harley the most prestigious ribbon: Best in Show!!!!! The entry was almost 4800.

October 24th
Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger won another breed  today.

October 16th-18th
Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger went to three shows this weekend and won Best of Breed at all of them. He also won one group first.

October 9th and 10th
At the World Dog Show in Bratislava, Slovakia Multi BIS Int Nord Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin'  won the winner title, WW-09 under Espen Engh from Norway. The day after he won the breed and became new Slovakic champion. He was also group second under Mchael Canalizo from USA.

October 4th
Harley, Multi BIS Int Nord Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won his 12th Best in Show this weekend. This time with Ingunn in the other end of the leash. It was an international allbreed show in Sundsvall and the breed was judged by Jurate Butkiene, from Lithuania. She also judged the group, while Annika Ulltveit-Moe, from Sweden judged the BIS final. The entry was 2800 dogs.


Photo by Tells

On the same day BIS Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger won his 11th Best in Show in Australia!

 

September 26th
In Australia, BIS Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger has had enormous success lately. Earlier this week he was BOB at the Melbourne Royal show. Today he went back and won the group. For the big final "Sven" was awarded Best in Show 3!!! Judge was John Reeve-Newson, from Canada and the entry was almost 4000 dogs. Huge congratulations Helen & Le!

On the same day, Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione won her second lure coursing CC this weekend and was number three in the competition.

September 20th
In Gibraltar Jun Cat Ch Es Ch Qirmizi Hidalgo was BOB, with CAC and CACIB under Hans Van der Berg, from Holland. Klingsor is now Gib and International champion. Congratulations Drina! Well done!

At the international Lure Coursing competition in Horn, Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione was number 6 of 47 entries!

September 13th
At the Cowra Show Society Sven, BIS Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger won the breed, was group first AND won Best in Show! The Group Judge was Mrs J Arthur and the BIS Judge was Mr M Arthur. Huge congratulations to Helen & Le Gibson for Sven's achievement!


Photo. Helen Gibson

 

September 6th
Harley, Swe Dan Norw Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won another allbreed Best in Show today in Högbo, Sweden. Judges were Richard Paquette, Canada in breed and BIS and Gerard Jipping, from Holland in the group. The entry was over 3100. This was Harley's 11th BIS and his seventh this year.

 

August 23rd
At the allbreed show in Stockholm today,  Swe Dan Norw Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won the breed and was group first under Nina Karlsdotter, from Sweden. The Best in Show final was judged by Leif-Herman Wilberg from Norway, who gave Harley BIS-1. This was Harley's 10th allbreed BIS!!!


 

August 15th and 16th
We had huge success this weekend as Swe Dan Norw Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won the breed and the group in Nyköping allbreed show on Saturday and the breed and the group in Norrköping allbreed show on Sunday. As the BIS-final was arranged on Sunday for both the shows, Harley couldn't be in both and stayed in Norrköping, were he was runner-up in Show. The entry was 3500 dogs!!!

August 9th
Today Harley, Swe Dan Norw Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won his ninth allbreed show BIS and his fifth BIS this year! At the beautiful show venue in Ronneby, he was BOB and group first under Mary Jane Eather, from Australia. In the very exciting Best in Show final, Wera Hübenthal, from Norway awarded him BIS! There were 2900 dogs entered and Harley is currently number one all breeds in Sweden.


Harley BOB


Harley on his way to Best in Show!
Photo: Jessica Snäcka


Harley BIS

 

August 8th
On Saturday, at the allbreed show in Askersund Harley won the breed and was group third under Dimitris Antonopolous, from Greece. Nord Ch Qirmizi Heninne was third best bitch.

 

August 1st
In Nesbyen, Norway Qirmizi Hateya was shown for the first time in several years and won the CC and was second best bitch under Jackie Jackson, from South-Africa. Congratulations Ann-Magritt!

July 26th
On Sunday at Ransäter INT allbreed show, Swe Dan Norw Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won his 8th allbreed Best in Show. He was judged in the breed by Per Iversen, who also gave Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione BOS. The group was judged by George Kostopolous and BIS by Dr. Göran Bodegård.

 

July 11th
Harley, Multi Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won Best in Show second at Tvååker international in an entry of 3800 dogs. The breed was judged by Ove Germundsson and the group by Åke Cronander. Carl-Gunnar Stafberg judged Best in Show.
 

June 28th
On a very, very hot day in Borås at the Kennel Club's allbreed show Nord Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won best of breed, while Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione was best of opposite sex under judge Knut Fr. Blütecher, from Norway, who later gave "Harley" Best in group. There were 3400 dogs entered and the judge; Sari Brewster Tietjen, from USA awarded Harley Best in Show!

June 14th
At the allbreed show in Avesta, Sweden today, Harley was BOB under Henrik Johansson, from Sweden. Leif Lehman-Jørgensen, from Denmark placed him fourth in the Sighthound group.

 

June 7th
Int Nord Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won Best in Show at the Swedish Kennelclub Show in Norrköping under Martin Croeser, South-Africa (breed and group) and Soile Bister (BIS), from Finland.

In Vänersborg NORD Ch Qirmizi Heninne won Best of Breed and group second under Torbjörn Skaar, from Sweden Her sister, Qirmizi Hamimah won her third CC in four shows this year. Congratulations Ewa and Catharina and thank you, Linda for showing "Mimmi" in the group!

In Vic, Spain Ch Qirmizi Hidalgo won best of breed and group third under judge Gabriela Veiga, from Portugal.

 

May 16th
Harley won another breed this weekend under Agneta Kappers, from Sweden and was group second under Magnus Hagstedt, Sweden. The show was an allbreed show in Hässleholm.



May 10th
At the international allbreed show in Toulouse France,  JCat Es Ch Qirmizi Hidalgo won the CAC, the CACIB and was Best of Breed under Jean Louis Grunheid. Well done, Drina!

At the national allbreed show in Larv, Sweden, Int Nord Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won Best of breed and the group under Elisabeth Janzon, from Sweden. Qirmizi Hamimah was BOS, with CC.

 

April 26th
BIS Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger continues his success with another all breed Best in Show. This was at the Bulli District Kennel Club and he was judged by Mrs Barbara Marsh and Mr T Kerley. Huge congratulations, Helen and Le!

 

April 18th
In Laholm, Sweden Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione won her first lure coursing CC and was third among 37 running salukis. Qirmizi Jeremy had his debut on the field and was number 12. Well done, Kiwi!


Photo: Mikael Erntsson

 

April 12th
In Finland, Qirmizi Jercho won the CC and was third best male, the first time in intermediate class. Judge was Gabriela Ridarcikova. Congratulations, Susanna!

In Sweden at the international allbreed show, Harley Int Nord Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' won the breed under Helen Furber, from Australia, the group under Marie Christine Delabelle, from Belgium and was Best in Show second under Natalija Nekrosiene, from Lithuania. The entry was more than 4200!


April 11th
Sven had a fantastic weekend in Sydney and won BOB at the Sighthoundspecialty over 41 salukis, judged by Arne Foss, from Norway. He was later Best in Show! At the same day he was Runner-up Best in Show at the Salukispecialty, judged by Roberto Forsoni, from Italy. Congratulations Helen and Le!

In Stockholm, the prestigious Champion of Champion was held this evening, were only the topwinners in each group are invited to compete. Harley made all the way to the final round, were he was second, only beaten by Dog of The Year 2008.

 

April 9th
At the prestigious Sydney Royal, Sven; Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger won Best of Breed for the fourth year in a row. When competing in the group, he was placed as number three.

 

March 28th and 29th
Sven won Best in Group at Lithgow District Kennel Club and was Runner Up Best in Show under Judge Mrs Julie Dickinson-Franks on Sunday! The day before he won Best in Group at Lithgow District Kennel Club under Judge Mrs Doreen Duffin.

 

Lure coursing news
The same weekend, Qirmizi Jeremy got his lure coursing licence today. Congratulations, Annelie!
In the US, Am Ch Qirmizi Hilaal gained the new title; Junior courser. Well done, Nancy and Mike!
 

 

March 15th
Int Nord Ch NordV-04, BerlinSg-05, KbhV-06 Qirmizi Farah Keife was best bitch at the Sighthound show in Enköping. Judge was Åke Cronander, from Sweden.


March 1st
Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger continues to impress.  This time at Canberra Royal were he wins BOB and group first at Canberra Royal, in Asutralia. Judge was Enrique Filippini, from Argentina. Huge congratulations to Helen & Le for this fantastic win!

 

 

February 22nd
Aust grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger had his 3rd show for the year yesterday and won his 7th BIS!!!!! The Show was Hunter River A & H Association. The Hound Group judge was Mr Peter Nordstrom and the BIS Judge was Mrs Beryl Hession. Huge congratulations Helen & Le!


February 21st
Int Dk S Ch NordV-04 BerlinSg-05 KbhV-06 Qirmizi Farah Keife won the CC at the Norwegian kennelclub's international show in Bø, Norway under Hassi Assenmacher-Feyel, from Germany. She gained with this her Norwegian championship.



February 15th
At an allbreed show in Norway Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione won her third breed and Qirmizi Jeremy his third BOS, with CC this year. The judge was Per Iversen, from Norway. Coco was later second in group.

 

January 31st
At the Morisset-Lake District Agricultural Association Aust Grand Ch Qirmizi Global Challenger won his second breed of the year under judge Mr Myron Arthur. He also won the group and went Best in Show!!! Well done, Helen and Leigh!

 

January 25th
In Barcelona, Spain JCat Es Ch Qirmizi Hidalgo won the breed under Zeferino Silva from Portugal. He was also second in group. Congratulations Drina and Juan!

 

January 10th-11th:
At the first show of the year in Norway, "Coco" (Int Nord Fin Ch Qirmizi Hermione) won the breed under Henrik Johansson, from Sweden, while Qirmizi Jeremy won BOS, with the CC. Coco was later group first under Arne Foss, Norway and Best in Show under Dr Göran Bodegård, from Sweden.


Photos: Geir Kristiansen

The day after Coco was BOB, group-1 and BIS-2 and Qirmizi Jeremy was BOS, with another CC. Congratulations to "Kiwi's" owner, Annelie Dahlbom! Judges were Arne Foss, Carl-Gunnar Staafberg, Sweden and Stefan Sinko, Slovenia.


Photo: Geir Kristiansen

 

January 5th-6th:
What a fantastic start of the year! S N Dk Ch NV-07 Shiraz California Dreamin' was BOB and group 1st under Claudio de Giuliani, from Italy. He was also Best in Show under Rony Doedijns, from Holland! Int Dk S Ch NordV-04 BerlinerSieger-05 KbhV-06 Qirmizi Farah Keife "Keife" was best of opposite sex, Nord Ch Qirmizi Heninne was third best bitch and Qirmizi Hamimah won the CC. There were 3500 dogs entered!

The next day "Keife" was best of breed and group second under Kenneth Edh, from Sweden.

 

 

January 1st
Qirmizi Salukis in 2008:

  • Salukibreeder of the year 2008, Sweden
  • Saluki of the year, Sweden: Harley
  • No 2 all breeds, Sweden: Harley
  • Saluki of The Year, Norway: Gucci
  • No 3 all breeds, Norway: Gucci
  • Saluki of the Year, Australia: Sven
  • No 1 Hound, Australia: Sven