2014 SHOW SPRINGER AND SHOW DOG OF THE YEAR
GCH CH CERISE CELTIC THUNDER
Ch. Felicity's Johnny Angel ex Ch. Cerise Spectacular View
- Liam -
Owned by Yuka Nobechi and Dotti Cherry
Bred by Kate O'Connell and Dotti Cherry
Stats: 1,388 Breed Points
Photo by Jeffrey Hamlin
GCH Cerise Celtic Thunder Multiple BIS BISS “HAM”
#1 ESS Breed System Canine Chronicle
Liam is the son of a CH Felicity Johnny Angel “Johnny” and CH Cerise Spectacular View “Adele.” He was owned and bred by Kate O’Connell and Dorothy Cherry 2010-2014. In 2014 Yuka Nobechi joined Liam’s Team as owner for his 2014 Campaign.
Liam was born and bred to be a champion, handled throughout his career by Meagan Ulfers; winning multiple sweepstakes and BOWs, culminating in Best in Sweepstakes and BOW at Eastern Springer Spaniel Show in 2011. He received an AOM at ESSFTA National Specialty 2013 and 2014. He completed his 2014 campaign as the number one ESS All Breed System. We congratulate Meagan Ulfers for his great success in 2014.
Currently Liam has travelled to Japan, owned by Yuka Nobechi, where he is to be campaigned in 2015. We wish him continued success. Liam is a fine sire with multiple specialty winning offprings.
2014 SHOW BITCH OF THE YEAR
GCH CH WYNMOOR SWEETGRASS WHITE DIAMONDS
Ch. Telltale Do the Dew ex Ch. Wynmoor Telltale Sweetgrass
- Liz -
Owned by Dr. Erin Kerfoot, Billie Kerfoot, and Dr. Alison Smith
Bred by Dr. Alison Smith, Dr. Erin Kerfoot, and Celie Florence
Stats: 654 Breed Points
Photo by Jeffrey Hanlin
Liz, GCH. Wynmoor Sweetgrass White Diamonds, was named after Elizabeth Taylor. From the moment she was born, she has lived up to the diva nature of her namesake!
While earning her championship, Liz was ranked as the #13 ESSFTA bitch in breed points for 2013. After completing her championship, Liz was shown by Erin and quickly earned her Grand Championship. Seeing how much Liz enjoyed the show ring, Erin, Billie, and Alison decided to have Janice Hayes, a long-time friend and handler in California, continue Liz’s specials career. In limited showing, Liz became the #1 ESSFTA bitch in breed and all-breed standings for 2014. Here are some highlights of her career thus far:
• Best of Breed at the 2014 ESSFTA National Specialty
• Best of Breed at the 2014 Eukanuba National Dog Show
• Best of Breed and Group 1 at the 2015 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
• One Reserve Best in Show
• Ranked # 7 in ESS all-breed competition for 2014 (the only bitch in the top 10)
We thank her breeders, for breeding a beautiful bitch that exudes correct springer type, balance, movement, and temperament. We also thank the judges for recognizing these qualities in our girl. The support from Liz’s owners, other springer breeders and those in the fancy is heartwarming.
Owners: Dr. Erin Kerfoot, Billie Kerfoot, and Dr. Alison Smith
Breeders: Dr. Alison Smith, Dr. Erin Kerfoot, and Celie Florence
Handler: Janice Hayes
2014 RUNNER-UP SHOW DOG OF THE YEAR
GCH CH FOXBORO N SHARDUST AUTHENTIC
Ch. Felicity Rendition Guardian Angel ex Ch. Foxboro Lighten Up
- Maddox -
Owned by Susan Still, Sharleen Perreira, Ellen Charles, and Ruth Dehmel
Bred by Susan Still
Stats: 1,317 Breed Points
Photo by Ruth Dehmel
Maddox was bred by Susan Still of Foxboro of Howell, Michigan. At the tender age of 8 months he made the long journey to Hawaii to his new owner Sharleen Perreira of Shardust ESS. While growing up and being campaigned in Hawaii, he finished with a Group 1. With multiple BIS’s and RBIS’s already in Hawaii, Lynda O’Connor Schneider contacted Susan and Sharleen at the end of 2013 to campaign Maddox on the Mainland. Making the hard decision to have him leave his home to go so far away was easier knowing how much he loves to show and what a great home he would have with Lynda. Coming on board Team Maddox were also two great ladies of the dog world-Ruth Dehmel and Ellen Charles. The highlights of his 2014 show career were:
7 BISS(one of the best being winning the prestigious Eastern Specialty under Judge Jon Cole)
2 BIS’s and 4 RBIS’s, 14 Gr 1, 22 Gr 2, 20 Gr 3 and 14 Gr 4
104 Best of Breed wins.
Everywhere he goes, his charisma and exuberance earns him many fans. He has become a favorite of many of the photographers around ringside. After his 2015 campaign, Maddox will return back to Hawaii.
2014 RUNNER-UP SHOW BITCH OF THE YEAR
GCH CH KISMET SWEETHEART
GCh. Ch. Kismet Nice Try! ex GCh. Ch. Kismet Special Edition
- Lovey -
Owned by Libby O’Donnell Naimo, John Naimo & Katie Shepard
Bred by Libby O’Donnell Naimo, John Naimo & Katie Shepard
Stats: 583 Breed Points
Photo by Meyer Photo
Lovey (Silver Grand Champion Kismet Sweetheart) is the combination of the two bloodlines we have both worked with for more years than we’d like to count.
Her sire, Silver Grand Champion Kismet Nice Try!, is a son of the Australian Supreme Grand Champion Fraelight Formula One, and her dam is GCH Kismet Special Edition, who is our “Lexus” daughter.
Lovey was handled by her co-owner and co-breeder Katie Shepard. She was Best Bred-By exhibitor at the 2013 national.
2014 SIRE OF THE YEAR
GCH CH WYNMOOR CHAMPAGNE SUPERNOVA CGC
CH Autumfire Park Avenue x CH Gilchrist Wynmoor Lexus
- Peyton -
Owned by Celie Florence, Dr. Erin Kerfoot, Beth Fink, Robin Novack, and Delores Streng
Bred by Billie Kerfoot, Dr. Erin Kerfoot, Charlie Kerfoot and Ruth Kirby
Stats: 9 Champions
Photo by Jeffrey Hamlin
Peyton is truly a breeders dream come true. Thanks to Celie Florence, Beth Fink, Delores Streng, the late Ken Goodhue-McWilliams and Robin Novack, Peyton had an extraordinary show career. His record includes 330 BOB, 225 Group 1, 82 Bests in Show, and 23 BISS, including the 2011 National Specialty. He also won BOB and Group 3 at Westminster in 2012 and again in 2013. He is currently the 2nd BIS winning springer in the history of the breed.
Not only has Peyton made his mark in springer history as a show dog, but he is proving himself as a show sire. To date, he has 21 champion get. Among those get is winners dog at the 2013 National (CH. Meritale Telltale Sabrage) and BOS at the 2014 National (CH. Seaview Notorious). Along with beauty and breed type, he has passed along the trademark personality that makes springer spaniels a fun and loving family companion. We are delighted with our family of dogs and enjoy watching them whether it is in the ring or doing therapy work.
2014 DAM OF THE YEAR
CH CERISE SPECTACULAR VIEW
Ch. Telltale Winged Commander x Ch. Cerise Point of View
- Adele -
Owned by Kate O'Connell and Dorothy Cherry
Bred by Kate O'Connell and Dorothy Cherry
Stats: 4 Champions
Photo by Judy Kolt
Adele has OFA Fair Hips, Normal Elbows, Eyes Certified Yearly and is PRA “Carrier”
Adele is the daughter of CH Telltale Wing Commander “Michael” And CH Cerise Point of View “Molly” (ESSFTA Runner-up Show Dam of the Year 2008, and Show Dam of the year 2009.) She has not been over shadowed by her illustrious relatives, she has been their equal as a brood bitch, and was quite accomplished in the show ring as a Multiple Sweepstakes Winner and Best Puppy in Breed. She was first Place Brood Bitch at the Eastern English Spaniel Show in June 2014 and 2014; and ESSFTA National in 2013. She was Best Veteran in Show at the Big Apple Sporting Show May 2014.
Although not a large bitch, Adele was a joy to breed. She was first bred to CH Felicity Johnny Angel “Johnny” and had 2 Champions and 1 Grand Champion. The following year she was bred to GCH Cerise Jesse James producing 2 Champions. Next there was a repeat breeding to CH Felicity Johnny Angel “Johnny” producing 2 champions. Her last breeding was to CH Cerise Majestic Ensign “Duke” with 1 Champion.
Adele is the Dam of GCH Cerise Celtic Thunder “Liam” 2014 Show Springer and Show Dog of the Year.
2014 RUNNER-UP SIRE OF THE YEAR
GCH CH OTEIN CAP'N JACK SPARROW
Ch. Ramblewood Johnny B Goode x Ch. Otein at the Copa
- Jack -
Owned by Gerald Ryser, Jean Ryser, Robert and Lori Nieto
Bred by Robert and Lori Nieto
Stats: 6 Champions
Photo by Jill Wagner
We are very thankful for sharing our lives with Jack and for all the truly great friendships we have made because of him. A special thanks to Bob and Lori Nieto for producing such quality and temperament all in one dog.
And thanks Lynda O'Connor-Schneider for allowing the entire country to see his quality and true spaniel type.
Also, thanks to the breeders and owners all over the country for using Jack in their breeding programs and for showing his get. It is truly a pleasure to watch his kids and to hear from owners with each accomplishment.
Our wish to every Springer fancier is that you may some time in your lives have a dog as special as our "Jack Sparrow"
Jerry and Jean Ryser
2014 RUNNER-UP DAM OF THE YEAR
GCH CH CERISE COCO CHANEL RN CGC
Ch. Ramblewood Johnny B Goode x Ch. Cerise Point of View
- Lizzie -
Owned by Nancy Bitters, Kate O'Connell, and Dorothy Cherry
Bred by Kate O'Connell, R Fugit, and Dorothy Cherry
Stats: 4 Champions
Photo by Lorena Robinson
Lizzie, BISS GCH Cerise Coco Chanel RN CGC, is the daughter of CH Cerise Point of View [ESSFTA 2009 Show Dam of the Year] and CH Ramblewood Johnny B Goode.
Lizzie is always shown by her owner Nancy Bitters to all titles, easily gaining her CH and GCH in the US including multiple group placements. She is also a Champion in Canada (Winners Bitch - ESS Canadian National 2010) and a UKC Champion as well. Lizzie dabbled in the Rally ring and got her RN in 3 consecutive shows. At a show in 2014, there was a CGC test offered, Lizzie passed with flying colors.
Following in the tradition of her dam, Lizzie is an incredible producer of quality pups.
Lizzie was bred for her 1st litter to GCH Cerise Jesse James [ESSFTA Show Springer 2008 and 2009]. From this litter there were 3 boys shown to their championships – BISS GCH Cerise Chanel Exclusif (Danny), CH Cerise Haute Couture and CH Cerise Beau Jeste. Danny has gone on to garner a CH in Canada (Best in Sweeps - ESS Canadian National 2012 and Best Bred by at the ESS Canadian National 2013), a UKC CH and is consistently in the top 5 of the AKC National Owner Handler Series as well.
Lizzie was then bred to CH Cerise Majestic Ensign. This litter produced 4 champions – CH Cerise Burberry (Best of Opposite Sweeps ESSFTA National 2013), GCH Cerise Henley on Thames, CH Cerise Allure de Chanel, and CH Cerise Sophie’s Choice.
Lizzie is now starting her career in Veterans and has won Best Veteran in Sweeps in 3 shows including a Specialty show.