Monday, November 22, 2010


GCH CH Silver Ridge Showtyme At Windbourne

As we reported, the Whidbey Island Kennel Club did two shows this weekend in Monroe WA.  On Saturday, Marilyn Mayfield’s seven finalists were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Rush Hills River Road Payoff, the Black & Tan Coonhound, GCH CH Silver Ridge Showtyme At Windbourne, the Tibetan Mastiff. GCH CH Seng Khri Bartok Of Dawa, the American Staffordshire Terrier, GCH CH Alpine's Highwayman, the Affenpinscher, CH Tamarin Top Banana, the Bichon Frise, CH Shyladawn's Saks It Is All In The Jeans, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Blue Isles's Bourree.   Best In Show was the Coonhound, Tess.  Tess, who has been the top winning Black & Tan Coonhound in the US for the last two years, now has three BIS this year.

GCH CH Alpine's Highwayman

On Sunday, Tess, the above named Golden, TM, & AmStaff, all were back to see BIS judge Lee Canalizo along with the Blenheim & Prince Charles English Toy Spaniel, GCH CH Cheri-A Wingo Lord Nelson, the American Eskimo Dog, CH Kort-Mar's Sparkling Diamond, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Sky Acres Spy Plane.   BIS was the AmStaff, Jelly.  it’s the third all breed BIS for the 2010 winner of the Staffordshire Terrier Club of America National Specialty and his first with handler Aaron Bradshaw, who was standing in for breeder/owner professional handler Ed Thomason.  Our congratulations to Ed and especially to Aaron on his first all breed BIS.


  1. Yay Aaron - one of the nicest young men in this sport!

  2. We are so proud of Aaron and Jelly, a gorgeous example of his breed. It has been a privilege to watch Aaron grow into an outstanding person and handler.

  3. Aaron is a great young man. I know how much this moment ment to him and Karen and I where happy to be apart of it. Enjoy it, you deserve it!

    Ed and Karen Thomason

  4. Congrats to all! Jelly is one of my favorite dogs on the planet - and he is surrounded by fabulous people. Way to go, Aaron!