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Borzois - week 22Updated : 26/05/2017

FROM JEAN Clare: “Marilyn Dollan’s Ryazan Julianna at Scotach has just won her ShCM. Her litter brother R Joshua at Julam, owned by Julie and Graham Smith, already holds this award. They were bred by Jean Clare by Ch R Anton ex Ch R Natasha.      “In the Donskoi advertisement in the Bor...

Borzois - week 20Updated : 10/05/2017

WITH A heavy heart I write to tell you of the death of John Robson on the May 3.      John died peacefully at home surrounded by his beloved dogs. The funeral service will be held at All Saints Church, Great Thirkleby YO7 2AS on May 19 at 12.30pm, followed by the cremation at York Crematorium at 13.40pm....

Borzois - week 12Updated : 20/03/2017

DERRICK Harrison’s good friend Keith contacted me this week with the sad news that Derrick is terminally ill. While they appreciate that people will want to offer their best wishes, they ask for no phone calls at this difficult time. We send you our best regards Derrick.      The NBA points trophie...

Borzois - week 10Updated : 01/03/2017

ADELE Conroy had a super day at the Northern Dog Club open show with her Donskoi Nochka at Enolam winning the hound group and going on to take BIS – nice to see a Borzoi in the top spot.      Melinda Hitch has contacted me to say any Borzoi will be welcome at their hound day. The details are: &ldqu...

Borzois - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

LORRAINE Harvey writes: “The BC membership renewals can be made by cheque to Pat Harris, or on request to info@theborzoiclub.org.uk. You may ask for an invoice to pay via PayPal or bank transfer.      “The annual points trophy claim form is available to download and print from the club websit...

Borzois - week 52Updated : 19/12/2016

A SAD NOTE to open the notes this week with news of the death of Denise Tyerman. Denise along with her husband Vince joined our breed in the late 1960s having their first hound from the well known Enolam kennel, joining the northern Borzoi Association in 1975 and eventually putting many years of hard work in serving on the c...

Borzois - week 50Updated : 07/12/2016

BARRY AND Lesley Rimmel contacted me to say they hardly needed the car to return home from the BC championship show after winning the DCC under Pat Harris with their homebred Ch Borodino Balanchine then going on to the top spot BIS.      Jean Clare writes: “The seventh Borzoi of the Year event wa...

Borzois - week 48Updated : 24/11/2016

DUE TO ill health John Robson has resigned as our breed note writer. I am sure you will join me in sending John our very best wishes. For one I am missing his subtle and gentle humour from around our ringside.      So ladies and gentlemen let me have your news and views. SU COOPER, 07779 123868, yad...

Borzois - week 43Updated : 21/10/2016

PAT HARRIS writes: “After a very short illness William (Yadasar C’est Moi) has sadly died. It was such a shock and extremely quick, but he is in a peaceful place now. God bless him. I miss him so very much.”

Borzois - week 42Updated : 13/10/2016

ALMA ABRAHAMS writes: “The Borzoi Club is holding its seminar on Oct 23. It has been very popular and has many delegates wanting to learn and progress in their judging of our beautiful breed, but we cannot teach new judges the finer points of our breed without the dogs to show them.      “I...

Borzois - week 41Updated : 06/10/2016

IT IS WITH some regret I must stand down as breed note writer for DOG WORLD due, sadly, to ill health.      Writing the notes has been both enjoyable and an honour and I am grateful to those who have continued to support the notes providing news and giving their time to ensure there has been content. ...

Borzois - week 37Updated : 09/09/2016

YET ANOTHER NBA trophy has gone missing. This is the distinctive Zarcave tankard for best mid-limit bitch at the championship show, which has a pattern engraved all over it.      Please could everyone check to make sure that this trophy is not in their possession and then spread the word.

Borzois - week 34Updated : 17/08/2016

JEAN CLARE tells me that I missed reporting on Ch Donskoi Tallin winning G4 under Jenny Startup at Windsor. A great result for Sheila Ridge Reeves and my apologies for missing this excellent win.      Last week I reported the Leeds results and this week we have the results from both Houndshow and Paign...

Borzois - week 31Updated : 29/07/2016

LEEDS saw Jenny Dove judge an entry of 45 dogs. DCC, his third, and BOB was Alma Abraham’s Go Go Bolshoi Sundance Kid to Jamarqui. BCC, her third, was Don Foran’s Donskoi Princess Greza.      RDCC was Hannah Kanoo’s Nibrass King Ethelred and RBCC was Hannah’s N Golden Saylah. BP...

Borzois - week 23Updated : 01/06/2016

SOME NEWS from Jean Clare that I appear to have missed completely: Jean writes: “At WELKS we made up our second bitch this month, Ch Ryazan Juliet, our 13th and youngest ever champion at just over two years old. By Ch R Anton ex Ch. R Natasha, Juliet is seventh generation homebred, from an unbroken line of a dual-CC wi...

Borzois - week 16Updated : 13/04/2016

LAST WEEKEND saw the Northern BA’s ruby anniversary championship show where I had the honour of judging the bitches and I know I speak for my fellow judges Michael Real (Dogs) and Linda Worthy (BPIS and BIS) when I say what an enjoyable day it was. It was a well-run and well organised show with a very good atmosphere a...

Borzois - week 14Updated : 30/03/2016

I WAS VERY sorry indeed to read the news that Bert Simmonds had died. Bert was a very respected figure in the breed and had strong connections to the BC. I probably only spoke to Bert a handful of times over the years but know he was a member of the KC and proud too. He was a very knowledgeable man and a gentleman to boot &n...

Borzois - week 14Updated : 30/03/2016

I WAS VERY sorry indeed to read the news that Bert Simmonds had died. Bert was a very respected figure in the breed and had strong connections to the BC. I probably only spoke to Bert a handful of times over the years but know he was a member of the KC and proud too. He was a very knowledgeable man and a gentleman to boot &n...

Borzois - week 8Updated : 19/02/2016

SOME NEWS from Melinda Hitch of Zendushkas Afghans who writes: “The Afghan Hound Association is repeating its popular exploration of hounds day – this time ‘HOUNDS R US’ will look at scent as well as sight hounds on Saturday April 16 at Chieveley Village Hall, Berks RG20 8TE, starting at 11am. Breeds ...

Borzois - week 5Updated : 28/01/2016

I WAS SORRY to hear of the deaths of both John Leyland Quarmby and Dereck Harrison. Both had long and active associations in the breed, John with his late wife Jean sharing the Tatiana affix and Dereck under the Greenhaven affix. Both had close connections to the two breed clubs and enjoyed success and a love of the Breed. I...

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