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The Costalina Team again super weekend...

Ricky wins double in Zagreb,
becomes Croatian Champion.
And...........again BEST IN GROUP.


Ricky added Croatian Champion to his growing list of Champion Titles.
Zagreb – Beautiful Croatia – Yours to Discover
In Zagreb this past Saturday breed judge Mrs. Nata?a Blanu?a (HR) and group judge Mrs. Silvie Desserne (FR) discovered their winner in Queen Bless JP Royal Connection. Ricky collected the CAC, CACIB, BOB and Best in Group in the all breed show. He has now won five Crufts tickets in his life time. On Sunday in Zagreb, the Central-Eastern European Cup show was held. Queen Bless JP Royal Connection completed the double by again taking the CAC, CACIB and BOB. Breed judge was Silvie Desserne (F). He continued his big winning day with placing Best in Group 3 under judge Mrs. Olga Kupryanova (RUS). He collected along the way the titles of “Zagreb Winner”, “Central-Eastern European Winner” and became a Croatian Champion. This was quite a weekend for Ricky. A big thank you to Mrs. Nata?a Blanu?a and Mrs. Silvie Desserne & Mrs. Olga Kupryanova. Get up and Go de Costalina (Babybel.) won the Junior CAC and was also selected as Best Junior in Breed and selection for Crufts 2009. The second day won she again the Junior CAC and is now Croatian Junior Champion and Zagreb & Central-Eastern European Junior Winner. We met again our good friends Zjelko & Vesna Gereci as well as making new friends with Goran Far-Smojver (Poms & Yorky's).

Thank you all for making this a splendid weekend in Zagreb.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Dec 9, 2008


Manne Dutch Ch. & Best in Group 3

Multi Champion Siljans My Man
adds Dutch Champion to his titles!


In Amsterdam this past Saturday at the prestigious Amsterdam Winner Show Multi Champion Siljan´s my Man added the title of Dutch Champion to his pedigree. Judge Mr. Spruyt Dirk (B) awarded him CAC, CACIB, BOB with the Crufts invitation ticket for 2008 & 2009. He was also selected as Res. Best in Group by Judge F. Kane (GB). Well done Manne! Manne was handled by Mrs. Catherine de Maaschalck.

Thanks Cat for the excellent results.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Dec 9, 2008


Ricky wins double in Zagreb & Best in Group.

Ricky added Croatian Champion to his growing list of Champion Titles.


In Zagreb this past Saturday breed judge Mrs. Nata?a Blanu?a (HR) and group judge Mrs. Silvie Desserne (FR) discovered their winner in Queen Bless JP Royal Connection. Ricky collected the CAC, CACIB, BOB and Best in Group in the all breed show.

He has now won five Crufts tickets in his life time.

On Sunday in Zagreb, the Central-Eastern European Cup show was held. Queen Bless JP Royal Connection completed the double by again taking the CAC, CACIB and BOB. Breed judge was Silvie Desserne (F). He continued his big winning day with placing Best in Group 3 under judge Mrs. Olga Kupryanova (RUS). He collected along the way the titles of “Zagreb Winner”, “Central-Eastern European Winner” and became a Croatian Champion. This was quite a weekend for Ricky.

 A big thank you to Mrs. Nata?a Blanu?a and Mrs. Silvie Desserne & Mrs. Olga Kupryanova.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Dec 7, 2008


Framboise de Costalina continues her winning ways!

Framboise de Costalina was selected for Reserve CAC on the first day of a two day national show in Meitingen Germany.

The judge was Ms. Marie Hamill from Ireland.

On the second day she was selected as Best Female, received the CAC and won the title Landessieger Baden Württemberg 2008.

The judge was Breed Specialist Mr. Sean Carroll of Ireland. Handlers are Alla and George Jenkins. 

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 25, 2008


Goodlooker de Costalina launches his show career in grand style!

Goodlooker de Costalina "Dancer" was shown this weekend on a two day national show in Meitingen Germany.

On the first day he was selected as Best Male and also was awarded the title „Landesjugendsieger Bayern 2008“. The judge was  Ms. Marie Hamill from Ireland.

The second day of this two day national show Dancer was selected as Best of Breed and he also gained the title of Landesjugendsieger Baden Württemberg 2008.

The judge was Breed Specialist Mr. Sean Carroll, also from Ireland.

Ms. Hamill judged the Best Junior in Show competition and selected Dancer as Reserve Best Junior in Show.

Mr. Carroll then selected him as Reserve Best in Show. A fantastic result for this young dog as a junior!

This was Dancer‘s second show and he is off to a flying start of a very promising career.

Owners Alla and George Jenkins are VERY proud of this young man.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 24, 2008


Gigolo de Costalina first BIG Cert in Norway

Gigolo de Costalina won 1st  place in juniorclass and  the CK,  in BOS compitition hi became second Best Male Dog (BIG CERT). Now, he has only  2 ordinary cert (CAC) to get to be Nordish Champion. The show took place at Vikingeskipet, Hamar, Norway (21.-23.november 2008)
Thanks to Wenche and Rune to show and groom Gigolo (Chivas) so well.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 24, 2008


Ricky BOB Int. Eurodogshow

Ricky became BOB at Eurodogshow in Kortrijk under judge Mr. Laurent Pichard,
later in finals Ricky won the Best of Belgian Breeds competition and was sortlisted in the Group.
Thanks to Kiki to handle Ricky so well.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 18, 2008


Best in Show for Ricky at Belgian Breeds Show!

Ricky won CAC & BOB and……..BEST IN SHOW at Ath, Belgium.

This show was only for the Belgium breeds consisting of Bouvier des Flanders, Malinois, Groenendaler, Tervuren, Lakense Shepard, Schipperke, Phalene, Bichon Frisée, Brabançon, Brussels Griffon, Belgian Griffon, Bloodhound, and Bouvier des Ardennes. The BIS judge was the very well known Mr. De Wilde August.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 9, 2008


Framboise took CACIB at Stuttgart

Another fantastic win! Framboise de Costalina bestowed with the title „Sieger Baden Württemberg“ at Stuttgart Germany.
She was awarded the CAC and CACIB by judge Fram Christa Klotz of Germany. Thank you Alla and George for the great handling of our little girl.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 9, 2008


Another all-breed Best in Show

"Ricky" wins another all breed Best In Show at Charleroi International show 12th Oct 2008 under

the all breed judge Mrs Butrinova from Lithuania. BOB and GROUP 1st at day before was awared by

toyspecialist Mr Laurent Heineche. "Ricky" is still leading the TOP TOYDOG competition in Belgium.

Posted by Jan Roosens on Nov 3, 2008