Thursday, June 27, 2013


GCH CH Ramahills Absolutes I Am Legend Of RW

We are going to check in with the Great Lakes region and tell you about two dogs that managed to pick up two BIS each over the past two weeks.  First we go to Grayslake IL where the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Ramahills Absolutes I Am Legend Of RW, picked up his first BIS of the year.  Judge Debra Thorton would also like the Irish Wolfhound, GCH CH Ansa Mo Cooimhin Modigliani CGC, who took RBIS on Sunday.  Rounding out her final were the Pointer, GCH CH Oncore Mykyna Storm, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Tab’s Scootin’ Boomer Of Storm, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Vogelflight’s “Honor” to Pillowtalk, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Woodstock’s Belle Starr.

It’s the first BIS in 4 final appearances this year for the Giant, Legend.  Congratulations to breeders Peggy Wilkes & Debbie Dayton, owners Marcia Adler, JoAnn, & Luke Edmonds, and handler Leonardo Garcini.

GCH CH Shiareab Bayleigh Maid of Honor

Legend and handler Leonardo Garcini would show up in South Bend IN this weekend for the Michiana Kennel Club and Berrien Kennel Club three shows.  On Friday Legend would finish Group Two behind the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Black Hawk’s Finnegan’s Wake.  Finn was joined in Joe Lobb’s final by the Brittany, GCH CH Star Flight Jumpin Jack Flash RN OA OAJ, the 15” Beagle, Daniel Boone Pelaez,  the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shiareab Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Pug, GCH CH Warpug Black And Blue Reme, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Foxmoor Petite Cherie Coup De Grace, and the Pembroke welsh Corgi, GCH CH Gwyndolyns Kalypso Great Jubilee.

GCH CH Foxmoor Petite Cherie Coup De Grace

Day one went to the Welsh Terrier, Jennie, and the Frenchie, Pudge.  It would be Jennie first of two on the weekend.

Legend and Jennie would both be back on Saturday for Dr Donald Gill’s final.  Joining them were the American Water Spaniel, GCH CH Waterway Game CRK Hot Diggity JH, the Otterhound, GCH CH Aberdeen’s Under The Influence, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Bells Will Be Ringing, the Tibetan Terrier, GCH CH Wanaseas Mystic Lake Effect, and the Bouvier des Flandres, GCH CH Stonepillar’s Steel Blu.

Legend and Jennie would finish one/two.  The win leaves Legend with two BIS in five final appearances this year.  Congratulations to Leonardo,  breeders Peggy Wilkes & Debbie Dayton, and owners Marcia Adler, JoAnn, & Luke Edmonds.

GCH CH Stonepillar’s Steel Blu

Jennie would close the set with another BIS under judge Janet Lobb.  Judge Lobb would choose the previously mentioned Bouvier, Blu, as her RBIS.  Her remaining hopefuls were the aforementioned Brittany, Standard Schnauzer,. Shih Tzu, & Frenchie, along with the Afghan Hound, CH Mahali Ensign.  Jennie is the nation’s Number Three Terrier with seven BIS & 28 Terrier Groups.


  1. Congratulations to Legend and his team! They were also Best of Breed at the Giant Schnauzer National, Giant Schnauzer Midwest Regional Specialties I and II--at the Schnauzapalooza in May!

  2. Legend & Leonardo were wonderful at Schnauzapalooza 2013. Legend was the only schnuauzer that one Best of Breed at all 3 Specialties. Was great to watch him move.