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Top Finnish Spitz 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2016

Best of Breed at Crufts

On the move in the Group ring at Crufts having won Best of Breed

 

Ch / Am Ch Kunniakas Kovu ShCM x Ch Kunniakas The Old Rag Doll
Bred by the Byrne family
D.O.B. 26th April 2009
With BOB at Crufts 2010 at ten months, Group 1 at SWKA 2010 and G2 at Birmingham National 2010, he was top Finnish Spitz & Top Finnish Spitz Puppy 2010.
In 2011,  Rigsby was Top Finnish Spitz in the UK as well as Eire
Top Finnish Spitz in the UK 2012, 2013 & 2016
In the UK – 35 CC’s, 33 BOBs, 2 x Group 1, 3 x Group 2, 2 x Group 3, 8 x Group 4 & 8 RCC ‘s
1 x Veteran Group 1, 1 x Veteran Group 3, 1 x Veteran Group 4
In Ireland – 21 Green Stars , 17 BOB , 1 x Group 2, 1 x Group 3, 1 x Group 4, 4 CACIB’s & 11 RGS
In Europe – 1 CAC (Belgium) , 1 CACIB (Belgium), 1 x Group 1, 1 x 4th BIS

Best in Show at the Hound Association of Scotland April 2011

 

Rigsby – breaking records. At Hound Association of Scotland in April 2011, Rigsby became the first Finnish Spitz to win BIS at a UK Group Championship Show.
At Championship Shows :

 

GS/BOB ~ Newtownards ~ 28.02.10 ~ Mr A Mackenzie
CC/BOB ~ CRUFTS ~ 12.03.10 ~ Mrs Z Rawson
GS/BOB ~ Celtic Winners St Patricks Day ~ 17.03.10 ~ Mr G Hickey
CC/BOB ~ The National ~ 07.05.10 ~ Mrs A Arch
Hound Group 2 ~ The National ~ 07.05.10 ~ Mrs S Rawlings
GS ~ Munster Spitz & Primative ~ 05.06.10 ~ Mr D Manton
GS ~ Cork & DCC ~ 06.06.10 ~ Mr S Hourihan
GS/BOB ~ Navan Dog Show ~ 14.08.10 ~ Mrs C Loftus
GS/BOB ~ IKC National Show ~ 12.09.10 ~ Mrs A Sammon
3rd in Group ~ IKC National Show ~ 12.09.10 ~ Mrs M O’Gorman
CC/BIS ~ Finnish Spitz Club ~ 02.10.10 ~ Mrs F Somerfield
Hound Group 1 ~ SWKA ~ 08.10.10 ~ Mrs F Somerfield
GS ~ Cloghran ~ 13.11.10 ~ Mr J Coffey
CC/BOB ~ Manchester ~ 20.01.11 ~ Mr E Hulme
GS/BOB ~ Celtic Winners St Patricks Day ~ 17.03.11 ~ Mr J Hiddes
4th in Group ~ Celtic Winners St Patricks Day ~ 17.03.11 ~ Mrs Z Thorn-Andrews
BEST IN SHOW ~ Hound Association of Scotland ~ 09.04.11 ~ Mr S Milner
GS/CACIB/BOB ~ Combined Canine Club ~ 23.03.11 ~ Mrs A Cawthera-Purdy
CC/BOB ~ WELKS ~ 29.04.11 ~ Mrs V Phillips
GS/BOB ~ South Tipperary ~ 30.04.11 ~ Mr G Maudlen
GS/CACIB/BOB ~ Fermoy International ~ 01.05.11 ~ Mr F Quilis-Bonet
CC/BOB ~ SKC ~ 20.05.11 ~ Mr F Kane
Hound Group 4 ~ Bath ~ 30.05.11 ~ Mrs S Rawlings
GS/BOB ~ Irish LKA ~ 09.07.11 ~ Mr H Stanley
GS/BOB ~ Bangor & North Down ~ 30.07.11 ~ Mrs B Ladd
2nd in Group ~ Bangor & North Down ~ 30.07.11 ~ Dr M Collins
GS/BOB ~ DLCS Monkstown ~ 31.07.11 ~ Mr M Leonard
CC/BOB ~ Bournemouth ~ 13.08.11 ~ Mr F Bothwell
GS ~ IKC National Show ~ 28.08.11 ~ Mrs O Taylor
CC/BOB ~ Richmond ~ 09.09.11 ~ Mrs Z Thorn-Andrews
Hound Group 4 ~ Darlington ~ 16.09.11 ~ Mrs J Startup
Hound Group 4 ~ Belfast ~ 24.09.11 ~ Mrs M Spavin
CC/BOB ~ LKA ~ 10.12.11 ~ Mrs A Macdonald
GS/BOB ~ Celtic Winners St Patricks Day Show ~ 17.03.12 ~ Mr C Beattie
CC/BOB ~ WELKS ~ 28.04.12 ~ Mr A Mackenzie
Hound Group 2 ~ WELKS ~ 28.04.12 ~ Mrs Z Rawson
GS/BOB/CACIB ~ Fermoy International ~ 05.05.12 ~ Mr K Kaemling
GS/BOB ~ South Tipperary ~ 06.05.12 ~ Mr J Perfect
CC/BOB ~ SKC ~ 19.05.12 ~ Mr M Cocozza
GS/BOB ~ Sligo ~ 21.07.12 ~ Mr P Lawless
CC/BOB ~ City of Birmingham ~ 31.08.12 ~ Mr B Reynolds-Frost
CC/BOB ~ Richmond ~ 07.09.012 ~ Mr C Gilbert
Hound Group 4 ~ Richmond~ 07.09.012 ~ Mr R Searle
CC~ Finnish Spitz Club Ch Show ~ 06.10.12 ~ Mrs N Window
CC/BOB ~ Crufts ~ 07.03.13 ~ Mr C K Thornton
CC/BOB ~ WELKS ~ 28.04.13 ~ Miss Jean Lanning
CC/BOB ~ SKC ~ 19.05.13~ Miss D Spavin
CC/BOB ~ Blackpool ~ 23.06.13 ~ Mrs C E Cartledge
Hound Group 4 ~ Blackpool 23.06.13 ~ Mr J Walton-Haddon
CC/BOB ~ Bournemouth ~ 12.08.13 ~ Mr M Cocozza
CC/BOB ~ Richmond ~ 06.09.13 ~ Mrs J Peak
GS/CACIB/BOB ~ Fermoy International ~ 03.05.14 ~ Mrs P Gutierrez Otero
CC/BOB ~ SKC ~ 16.05.14 ~ Mr A Wright
CC ~ Blackpool ~ 21.06.14 ~ Mr A H Brace
CAC/CACIB/BOB ~ Genk ~ 28.06.14 ~ Mrs O L De Ridder
Winner of Group 5 ~ Genk ~ 28.06.14 ~ Mrs O L De Ridder
4th Best in Show ~ Genk ~ 28.06.14
CC/BOB ~ LKA ~ 14.12.14 ~ Miss S Finnett
Hound Group 4 ~ LKA ~ 14.12.14 ~ Miss J Dove
GS/BOB ~ IKC St Patricks Day Show ~ 14.03.15 ~ Mrs A Duggan
CC/BOB ~ The National ~ 09.05.15 ~ Mr N Simms
Group 4 ~ The National ~ 09.05.15 ~ Mr E Engh
CC/BIS ~ The Finnish Spitz Society ~ 14.06.15 ~ Mrs T Morgan-Brown
CC/BOB ~ Blackpool ~ 27.06.15 ~ Mr K Jarvinen
Group 3 ~ Blackpool ~ 27.06.15 ~ Mr C K Thornton
CC/BOB ~ 09.08.15 ~ Bournemouth ~ Mr E Engh
CC/BOB ~ 14.01.16 ~ Manchester ~ Mr G Hill
CC/BOB ~ 25.06.16 ~ Blackpool ~ Mr S Mallard
Hound Group 2 ~ 25.06.16 ~ Blackpool ~ Mr H van den Berg
CC/BOB ~ 15.08.16 ~ Bournemouth ~ Miss J Lanning
CC/BOB ~ 20.08.16 ~ WKC ~ Mr B Reynolds-Frost
Hound Group 4 ~ 20.08.16 ~ WKC ~ Dr Goran Bodegard
Hound Veteran Group 4 ~ 20.08.16 ~ WKC ~ Mr J Luscott
CC/BOB ~ 28.04.17 ~ WELKS ~ Mrs Z Rawson
CC/BOB ~ 04.05.17 ~ The National ~ Miss D Spavin
Hound Group 3 ~ 04.05.17 ~ The National ~ Mr P Freer
Hound Veteran Group 1 ~ 04.05.17 ~ The National ~ Mrs S Hewart-Chambers
CC/BOB ~ 12.08.17 ~ Bournemouth ~ Mr J Clay
CC/BOB ~ 18.08.17 ~ WKC ~ Mr E Engh
Hound Veteran Group 3 ~ 18.08.17 ~ WKC ~ Mrs V Phillips

Rigsby

Rigsby after winning BIS at Hound Association of Scotland 2011

The watercolour below was undertaken by the very talented Di Hudson to commemorate Rigsby’s BIS at Hound Association of Scotland Ch Show in April 2011 – the first Finnish Spitz to achieve a BIS award at a Group Ch Show in the UK. Thank you Diana.

Rigsby

 

After winning BOB at the Hound Association of Scotland 2014

 

Enjoying a break in Kelso