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TOP BICHONS IN AUSTRALIA *
As at the 13 June, Monjoie Bichons are number 1 in the All Breeds, Best of Breed and Rising Star competitions.
Gr Ch Sulyka Joe Cool at Monjoie (Imp U.K.) is number on in both the All Breeds and Best of Breed Competition, and his son - Monjoie Love on the Rocks (Rocky) - is number 1 in the Rising Star competition.
Joe pictured after winning Best In Show under Mrs Lyndal Black, and Rocky at 8 months of age
*Dogz Online Competion
JOE GETS HIS GRAND
Joe Cool gets his Grand Championship - Gr Ch Sulyka Joe Cool at Monjoie (Imp U.K.) gained his grand championship winning the group.
This makes a total of 7 Grand Champions bred or owned by Monjoie - a remarkable record.
TOP BICHON IN AUSTRALIA
Aust Ch Sulyka Joe Cool at Monjoie (Imp U.K.) was again the number 1 Bichon in the Dogz Online Best of Breed Competition, and Aust Ch Monjoie Charlie Bubbles was 4th. Joe finished number 10 All Breeds in Victoria for the year, number 36 All Breeds Australia wide, and number 2 Toy in Victoria, making it a fantastic year for our special boy.
TOP BICHONS IN AUSTRALIA*
Monjoie Bichons are the top bichons in Australia in all categories.
All Breeds Competition
Aust Ch Sulyka Joe Cool at Monjoie (Imp U.K.) pips Aust Gr Ch Monjoie Jaymie on the post to win the All Breeds Competition. Joe finished with 3386 points to beat Jaymie who finished on 3175 points. This made Joe number 12 and Jaymie number 13 Toy in Australia, and when you think they took points off each other, what a fabulous achievement. Our lovely Aust Ch Monjoie Charlie Bubbles finished on 1119 points finish 4th, and 36th Toy in Australia.
In the Best of Breed Competition Monjoie Bichons finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Joe was the winner with 323 points, Jaymie was 2nd with 207 points, Charlie was third with 108 points, and Monjoie Sparks Will Fly was 4th with 91 points.
In the Rising Star Competition Sparks beat Joe by 5 points finishing on 950 points, and Joe finished with 945 points
Monjoie also won the Best Breeder Competition, to complete a clean sweep.
* Dogs on Line Competition View full results here http://http://www.dogzonline.com.au/showdog2010/topbybreed.asp?breed=250
JAYMIE GETS HIS GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP
GR CH Monjoie Jaymie gained his Grand Championship at Ganmain Kennel Club (August 2010) weekend doing it in style by winning Best Exhibit in Group. He has a wonderful record and been a great dog to show, and has done us proud. He has won many groups and is a Multi Best in Show winner and is only just over three years of age.
Monjoie Sparks Will Fly (AI)
Sparks is only 14 months of age, but is now starting to prove great opposition for the older dogs. With Jaymie having a break after gaining his grand, Sparks took the group at the remaining two shows at Ganmain (August 2010), finishing with Runner Up in Show on the last day.
Then at Hamilton the following week, he won Best of Breed and Junior in Show on day one, and Best in Group and Junior in Show on day two.
At Belgrave and District KC on 12 September 2010, he won Best Junior in Show.
Monjoie Charlie Bubbles
Charlie has already won multi runner up in Group awards, and at Golden Wattle (12 September 2010) he won Runner Up in Show. Charlie is only 17 months of age, and is really starting to look great.
Ch Sulyka Joe Cool at Monjoie (Imp U.K.)
Joe has also not been idle winning a number of class in group awards and at Belgrave and District KC he won Intermediate in Show
SIMBA GAINS HIS GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP AND RETIRES FROM THE SHOW RING
Gr Ch Akwasulis Simba of Monjoie (Imp U.K.) won the Bichon Frise Club of Victoria Championship Show for the second year running, completed his Grand Championship, was Top Toy in Victoria and 7th Top Show dog in Australia (Ozdog competition) for 2001. Simba has now earned his retirement and we have two lovely baby puppies about to start their show careers.
(click on the photo to see enlarged version)
Ch Monjoie Silver Ballerina
Bella has been doing extremely well in the show ring with a number of Groups, Classes in Show and Runner Up in Show to her credit. Belle is now 2 years of age and is looking stunning. She is well over half way to her Grand Championship and should have no trouble attaining this title.
CH MONJOIE ACE OF HEARTS GAINS HIS TITLE
ALVIN GOES HOME VIA AUSTRALIA
ENG, AM, CAN, AUST CH Sulyka Hot 'n Spicy (Imp UK) has been with us here on his way back to the U.K. Alvin left with us for the U.K. in June and we took him to the World Show in Holland after which he went home with Sue and Roger Dunger. This completed a three year trip for him as he had been in the USA for two years before joining us.