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Elvis qualifies for SKC's Show Dog of the Year competition for the fourth consecutive year -2013.


Gundog Breeds of Scotland, October 2013 -  McGraw wins the Champion Stakes.


Belfast, September 2013 - Elvis wins Open Dog, DCC & BOB under judge Tom Johnston.  He is then makes the shortlist in the hound group under Andrew Brace.


SKC, August 2013  -  Elvis wins Open Dog, DCC & BOB under judge Sue Simper (Matabelle), he then makes the shortlist in the hound group under Graham Hill.


Bournemouth, August 2013 - Elvis wins Open Dog, DCC & RBOB under Breed Specialist Frank Whyte (Kazval)


Southern Counties, June 2013 -  Elvis wins Open Dog, DCC & BOB under judge Liz Storey (Kiromol) then wins Hound Group 4 under International judge Paolo Dondina.


Three Counties, July 2013 - Nessy & Harry both win Best Puppy in Breed at their Championship debut's.


SKC, May 2013  - Harriet wins Open Bitch and BCC, her 3rd making her into a UK Champion!  Thank you to judge Mark Cocozza (Freecloud).


SKC, August 2012 - Harriet wins 2nd in Open bitch and the RCC under All Rounder Nick Bryce-Smith.


Sookie gains her Junior Warrant at just 13 months!


The Hound Show, August 2012 - Sookie wins a first and two 2nd's under breed specialist Charlotte Strictland (Voortrekker).


Leeds Ch Show, July 2012 - Sookie won 2 large classes.  Elvis won Open Dog and then went on to win his 8th CC.  He then took Best of Breed under breed specialist Gillian Mitchelson (Voortrekker).  The group was judged by all rounder Frank Kane who pulled Elvis into his final cut.  Another great day!


East of England, July 2012 - Sookie wins puppy bitch and goes on to win Best Puppy in Breed, she also wins 2nd in the Puppy Stakes! Harriet wins 2nd in Open Bitch and goes on to win RCC, thanks to our all rounder judges Pam Blay (breed) and Tom Johnston (stakes).


Border Union, June 2012 - Sookie wins two 1st's and a 2nd and goes on to win Best Puppy under breed specialist Chris Nuttal.


Birmingham National, May 2012 - Elvis wins Open dog, his 7th CC and then Best of Breed under All Rounder Mike Caple.  He then goes into a full compliment of 30 hounds in the group and makes the shortlist to the final 8 under Marianne Nixon.  Harriet wins 2nd in open bitch and goes on to take the RCC.


SRRA Ch Show, May 2012 - Sookie wins puppy bitch.  Elvis wins open dog and goes on to take his 6th CC.  He then completes a fantastic day winning Best in Show!  Thanks to breed specialist Jenny Morris (Kasenga).

 

RRCS Open show, April 2012 -  Harriet wins open bitch and RBIS.  Elvis wins Open Dog and BIS!  To top off the day Sookie won Puppy bitch and then BPIS.  Another fantastic day for Sonstraal, thanks to All Rounder Robert Greaves!


Elvis gains his Show Certificate of Merit!


Crufts, March 2012 - Elvis wins Open Dog and RCC but Harriet wins Open Bitch and her second Challenge Certificate, and BoS under breed specialist Sue Campbell (Nyassa).  A memorable day!


RRCS Ch Show, November 2012 - Elvis wins Open Dog, his 5th CC and goes on to win Best in Show!  Harriet wins Limit Bitch and goes on to take the RCC, second only to litter sister Star aka Sonstraal The Devils Waltz who won Post Graguate, the Bitch CC and RBIS - great day for Sonstraal!  Thanks to breed specialist Rosemary Green (Chilolo) from Australia.


City of Birmingham, September 2011 -  Elvis wins Open Dog, his 4th Challenge Certificate and BoS under All Rounder Gavin Robertson (Soletrader)


Border Union CH Show, June 2011 -  Sonstraal Chocolate Storm (Elvis) wins Open Dog, DCC and BoS giving him his 3rd and qualifying Challenge Certificate and making him a UK Champion!  Thank you to judge - breed specialist Toni Agnew (Mwenga).


SRRA Ch show, May 2011 - Elvis wins Open Dog and RCC under All Rounder Espen Engh DVM.


RRCS Open Show, April 2011 - Sonstraal She's a Devil Woman JW wins Limit Bitch, Best Limit, Best Bitch and goes on to take Best in Show.  This win also gained Harriet her Show Certificate of Merit!  Sonstraal Chocolate Storm also did well winning Open Dog, Best Open, Best Dog and Reserve Best in Show.  His sire CH/Aust CH Chilolo CJ Someday Sam (Imp) won Best Veteran in Show, and Elvis' Dam Sonstraal Miss Marple of Gabisa took Reserve Best Veteran in Show - it was a great day for Sonstraal - thank you to Miss Pat Selby (Eilack) who was our judge!


Crufts, March 2011 - Sonstraal Chocolate Storm (Elvis) wins 1st in a large Limit Dog Class under Finnish judge Mrs Elina Tan-Hietalahti.  Am CH Marsuz Alydar I Like It I Love It at Solivia (McGraw) wins Reserve in a large Open Dog class under UK All-Rounder Frank Kane.


March 2011 - Sonstraal Gabby's Dream (Kainda) gained enough points to achive her Show Certificate of Merit ShCM, well done Edith and Kainda!


February 2011 -  Sonstraal Chocolate Storm (Elvis) is awarded the Kalkiri Khan Challenge Trophy by the Midlands and Northern Rhodesian Ridgeback Club for Best Untitled Dog throughout 2010.

 

Richmond Championship Show, September 2010 - Sonstraal Chocolate Storm (Elvis) wins the Dog Challenge Certificate, his second, with Best of Breed under All Rounder Judge Mrs Denise Tyerman.


Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show, May 2010 - Sonstraal She's a Devil Woman JW (Harriet) wins the Bitch Challenge Certificate under Breed Specialist Miss Gillian Hutcheson (Gabisa).  Elvis wins the Dog Reserve Challenge Certificate from Open.