News & Results 2001
15.12.2001 Stockholm Int. HUND01. Judge Marisa Brivio Chellini, Italy
Arthur Best Male-2 and CAC, Alma Best Bitch-3 and both are now also Swedish Show Champions. Father Tinker was BOB and Best Bitch-1 and -2 were litter mates Bayrakki's Double Diamond ja S UCH Bayrakki's Kilkenny (whose sire is 'Woody').
9.12.2001 Annual Kennel Club's Winner Show in Helsinki Fair Centre (6800 dogs). This was our day, as all 4 titles (Winners and Junior Winners) came to my breedings. The judge was Mr Tom Creamer from Ireland.
BOB , CACIB and FINW-01 Arthur (Winnie the Pooh)
BOS, CACIB and FINW-01 Alma (Waltzing Matilda)
FINJW-01, Best male-2 Rico (Buffalo Soldier)
FINJW-01, Best bitch-3, CAC Rumba (Besserwisser)
25.-28.10.2001 Belle was in the ring. Lower Mainland Dog Fanciers show in Abbotsford, Canada
Thu: Sporting Specialty, where she finished her Canadian title and was Best Puppy, Best of Opposite Sex and finally Best Puppy in Show. Judge Christina Hubbell, USA
Fri: Best Puppy and BOS. Judge Mrs F. MacKenzie
Sat: Irish Water Spaniel Association of Canada's Booster entry, where she was again Best Puppy and eventually took the breed! Judge Mr Hideo Ito from Japan
Sun: Best Puppy and Best of Opposite Sex. Judge Mr E. Bajona
27.10.2001 Finnish Spaniel Association's Main Specialty Show. Judge Frank Bjerklund, Norway
Alma was third time in a row Best of Breed in this special Show. Brother Arthur was BOS, Rico second best male and his 2ns CAC, Rumba Prize of Honour, Catanka breeders class was awarded prize of honour. (the class was shown first time in an official show)
Alma's critique: My cup of Tea. Great bitch in every aspect. lovely head and expression. Super neck and shoulders. Beautiful body. Lovely hind angilations. In lovely coat and condition. Typical mover and very well presented.
Breeders' class critique: A beautiful class of Irish Water Spaniels. Very typical. Lovely heads and typical movements. Keep on going the same way, just bare in mind the size. The class to be proud of. Congratulations.
15.-16.9.2001 Belle was in the ring
Sat Belle Best of Opposite with 1 pt
Sun Belle Best of Breed with 2 pt's. She only needs to more points to finish her Canadian Champion title.
15.9.2001 Hyvinkää Judge Rune Fagerström, Finland
Rico gained his first CAC and was BOB
15.9.2001 Mouhijärvi Spaniel Working Test
Rico 10 months passed
2.9.2001 Espoo Let's Go all breeds Show. Judge Jens Martin Hansen, Denmark
Alma BOB ja Group-3!!!
Alma's critique (in Swedish): Harmonisk, välbyggd IWS-tik av prima typ. Härligt välskuret feminint huvud med bra uttryck. Litet ljusa ögon. Korrekt bett. Vacker hals. Välvinklad fram och bak. Bra överlinje. Välutvecklad kropp med revbensbågar. Typiska flytande rörelser med långa steg. Bra pälskvalitet. Härligt temperament.
25.-26.8.2001 Seattle, USA Belle was in the ring:
Sat IWS Club of Puget Sound - Local Specialty. Belle won her class
Sun Sammamish Kennel Club. Belle Winners Bitch with 5 point Major!!!
12.8.2001 Oslo, Norway INT. Ch-Show. Judge Henrik Fryckstrand, Sweden
Arthur BOB, Alma BOS. Both became Norwegian Champions
11.8.2001 Oslo, Norway. Spaniel Ch-Show. Judge Leif Herman Willberg, Norway
Alma BOB and BIS-5, Arttu BOS
10.-12.8.2001 Victoria City Kennel Club Show. Belle was in the ring:
Fri Best puppy, Best of Winners, Best of Opposite and Best Puppy in Group!
Sat Best Puppy and again Best Puppy in Group
Sun Best Puppy
29.7.2001 Piikkiö Club Show Judge Nick Waters, Great Britain
Alma Best bitch-5, Arttu Best male-4, Hulda ja Sally both had Prize of Honour but weren't placed in the Challenge. Rico BOB-puppy and Rumba BOS-puppy.
22.7.2001 Forssa All-Breeds. Judge Alex Krasilnikoff, Denmark
12.7.2001 Tuusula Int. Nordic Winner Show-2001. Judge Helle Dan Pålssen, Denmark
Alma BOB and Group-4! The group ring was judged by Tamas Jakkel from Hungary. Arthur BOS. Both dogs gained NORDW-01 titles.
Alma's critique: 3 years old stylish excellent type. Up to size. Strong headed but feminine. Nice expression. Excellent neck & shoulders. Very well rounded ribcage. Strong loin. Very well settled behind. Very typical mover with great drive. Very good bone. Lovely coat structure. Very well presented. Nice temperament.
8.7.2001 Karjaa All-Breeds. Judge Rune Fagerström, Finland
Nelli BOB-puppy, Alma Best Bitch-2
1.7.2001 Helsinki All-Breeds Puppy Show. Judge Harri Lehkonen, Finland
17.6.2001 Kotka All-Breeds. Judge Amy Nugent, Ireland
3.6.2001 Tuusula All-Breeds. Judge Anja Puumala from Finland
Arthur was BOB
2.6.2001 Hyvinkää All-Breeds. Judge Brian O'Hara from Ireland in the breed ring and Jukka Kuusisto from Finland in the Group.
Arthur was BOB and took Group-1!!! The second Catanka Group Winner!
27.5.2001 Helsinki INT. Judge Will de Wries-Hoogland, The Netherlands
Arthur was BOS + Cacib. Bitches took Olga, who in addition to BOB + Cacib took Group-4!!!
24.-27.5.2001 Vancouver Island Dog Fanciers Show. Victoria, BC. Canada
24.5. Belle Winners Bitch, Best of Winners, Best Puppy and at the end of the day Best Puppy In Show!!! Judge was Audrey Peach
26.5. (Supported entry) WB, BOW, BP. Judge Bud Haverstock
27.5. WB and Best of Opposite Sex. Judge Leslie Rogers
19.5.2001 Skokloster Sweden, Special Show. Judge Laurent Pichard, Switzerland
Tinker was shown after few years break and he ended BIS-5!
13.5.2001 Salo All Breeds Puppy Show. Judge Rune Fagerström
Rico was BOB-puppy and Group-3. Ben was second best in males ja Rumba BOS-puppy. Catanka breeders group was BIS-2.
29.4.2001 Lahti INT. Judge Tarja Hovila (Adamant's English Springers)
Alma was BOB and Arthur BOS and both had Cacibs.
14.4.2001 Lappeenranta INT. Judge both in the breed and group ring Hans Rosenberg from Sweden
Jackpot for us, as Alma was BOB and Arthur BOS and both had Cacibs. The day ended with a marvellous win, as Alma won the Group!
18.3.2001 Tampere INT Judge Hans Lehtinen, Finland
Arthur best male and BOS + cacib, Alma best bitch-3.