Sifa's Show Results
Some highlights of Sifa's show career..
7th May 2010 Birmingham National Dog Show (CH) Judge Mrs E Anne MacDonald
1st in Minor Puppy Bitch, 1st in Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy Bitch and Best Puppy in Breed
"thought this baby stood away from the rest, she is very young, but so collected & balanced at this stage, lovely head, neck of good length & correct angulation with a correct slope to croup which gave her such good width of thigh, an easy & true mover, I liked her very much"
October 2010 - Junior Warrant and Stud Book Number
Sifa started her show career in March 2010 and was awarded enough points for her Junior Warrant Certificate and Stud Book Number at the young age of 12 months old!
She was awarded the Carruthers Cup (for the dog or bitch between 12 months and not exceeding 24 months, resident in Scotland, which has gained the most points during 2010 at shows with Breed classes only, held under the UK Kennel Club rules), the Midas Memorial Trophy (for the top winning Puppy resident and campaigned in Scotland in 2010) and the Jay Trophy (for the dog or bitch of any age, resident in Scotland, which has gained the most points during 2010 at all Championship Shows, Rhodesian Ridgeback Breed Club Shows and General Open Shows, held under the UK Kennel Club rules) from the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Scotland in 2010.
In 2011, Sifa was awarded the Scottish Ridgeback Award (for the dog or bitch accumulating the most points at shows held in Scotland in 2011) from the Rhodesian Ridgeback club of Scotland.
Sifa also gained enough points in 2011 to be invited to compete in the Scottish Kennel Club "Scottish Open Show Dog of the Year".
14th April 2012 Hound Association of Scotland (CH) Judge Mrs Kirsteen Maidment
"very nice bitch with good bone and substance, Good straight front. Feminine head with nice expression, Good length of neck into good lay of shoulder and return of upper arm. Good deep brisket and well ribbed back. Correct reat angulation with good turn of stifle. Good tight feet. Moved out with drive. Pleased to award her the Reserve Bitch Challenge Certificate"
2013 saw Sifa be awarded 1st in the Limit Bitch class at Crufts by judge Mrs Anne Gates.
Sifa was awarded her Show Certificate of Merit award in May 2013 - for points gained at open shows, for Best of Breeds and Group placings.
29 Jun 2014, Hawick & District CS (Open), Reserve Best in Show judge Mrs P Marston-Pollock (Falconcrag)
19 December 2015 - Carluke & District CS, Judge Mrs Tina Watkins:
"6 year old bitch oozed breed type, with not a thing out of place, eye catching! Correct head qualities with a lovely expression from the darkest of eyes. Good earset and strong jaw. Neck of good shape and length. Clean, muscular shoulders with close elbows, chest deep and excellent ribbing. Hindquarters well-muscled with well-turned stifle, good hocks. Standing four square on compact feet. Well off for bone throughout. Gait straight free and true both coming and going BOB & Group 1"
27 December 2015 - Livingston Canine Society, Judge Katherine Herrington
Hound Group 2 - eagerly awaiting critique
Sifa is a joy to work with and is primarily shown by David.
We would like to say a huge "Thank You" to all the judges who have placed Sifa in her classes since 2010