2008 National Specialty

Another Marvelous National!

LaCrosse Wisconsin

March 19-22, 2008

CH. Rosebank Lochlaren Keep It A Secret
                                    once again wins a top honor!!

Best Opposite Sex to Best of Variety/Breed

Thank you Judge Tom Coen!
(CH. Countryview Tonite's the Night x Lochlaren Rosebank Secret)

*Judge Tom Coen critique - "CH. Rosebank Lochlaren KeepItASecret: This is a truly beautiful bitch, reminiscent of the great bitches of the past-the ones who have raised the bar for all time. Everything about her fits to create a harmonious whole. Balance, balance, balance with softness and quiet elegance. Her head is light with absolutely no depth in profile, excellent skull and feminine expression. Very light on her feet, she traveled smoothly and covered ground easily. Congratulations to her breeders for creating a truly classic Collie!"

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"Fallon" is our 7th generation of Lochlaren girls going back to
CH. Briarhill Clairvoyant acquired in 1979
Bred by Barbara Cleek and Tim Bauder
Owners: Tim, Cheryl Thompson, Judy Walburn
Handled by Dona Williams

Ringside Candid shots of "Fallon" (Thank you Collies Online)

Pictured below are Fallon's baby pictures at Lochlaren:

And our . . . CH. Barksdale Lochlaren Liaison, ROM
Wins the prestigious Stud Dog Class!

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with Nancy McDonald handling Anthony . . .
CH. Barksdale Lochlaren Good Times - Katie Preddy handling
Barksdale Burning Daylight (11 pts/3 majors) - Catherine McDonald handling
CH. Kings Valley Demuir's Here I Am (2 CCA Awards of Merit) - Jenny Laik handling
Judge Bob Futh
Shelley Roos presenting the Bobbee Roos Memorial Trophy

*Judge Robert Futh critique – "...I judged...stud dog classes a little differently than is usually done. I kept the stud dog right where I was judging his get and compared their virtues to his. My theory is if you see the most beautiful puppy in the world and he has virtues that the sire does not have why should the sire get the credit...The rough winner was CH. Barksdale Lochlaren Liaison, whose puppies were very uniform and looked like a family. All had flat back skulls, correct stops, sweet eyes and nice muzzles."

“Anthony” moves out at the CCA Top Ten Invitational to the music
“Free and Easy Down The Road I Go”
He earned this honor by April 2007

(photo by Blair Mullin - Sunnland collies)

“Anthony” kids did wonderfully too ...

CH. Kings Valley Demuir’s Here I Am
                                    wins his SECOND CCA Award of Merit

While his “rough” youngsters . . .
CH. Barksdale Lochlaren Good Times “Carl”

(click here for pedigree)     photo: Agri-graphics
4th – American Bred Class
Dam: CH. Marnus Living Daylights
Bred and shown by Nancy McDonald    Owned by Barbara and Jackie Morfitt

And Carl’s sister . . .
Barksdale Burning Daylight
(11 pts/3 majors)

4th - Bred By Exhibitor Class

And . . . the first National Competition for our double “Anthony” Granddaughter
And . . . Our FIRST “Smoothie” in 40 years! (why did it take us so long!)

Lochlaren Marleste Easy Livin
(13 pts - both majors including Specialty major BOS to BOB)

(photo: Agri-graphics)
4th – Open Class
(CH. Kings Valley Demuir's Here I Am x CH. Marleste Lochlaren Hey There! HIC)
Owned and Bred by Barbara Cleek and Nancy McCue

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William and Barbara Cleek, (503) 474-1354, barbara@lochlarencollies.com

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