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       Ir CH Rathleague Celtic Mist.


Nikita (Ir CH Rathleague Celtic Mist)
is officially the first smooth coat saint in Ireland to be placed
in the Working Group (Group 2) and the only smooth coat saint to have won the
Veteran Working Group (Veteran Group 2).
 

~ 1 Week old ~~ ~~~ 3 Mnt's old ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ 5 Mnt's old ~~ ~~ ~~ 8 Years & 2 months old ~

IKC Name Irish Champion
Rathleague Celtic Mist
Pet Name Nikita
Date of Birth 20 March 2001
Sex Female
BVA Hip Score 21
Coat type Smooth (Stockhaar)
Sire IKC Ray of Sunshine
Dam Brenidge Crème Brulee (UK IMP)
Breeder & Owner Caroline & James Maher
Exclusive Handler Caroline Maher.

 

Nikita's Championship show results
 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2009

Date (D/M/Y)

Ch Show

Age

Class

Result

Judge

09/09/01

St Bernard Club
of Ireland breed club CH Show.
Ireland

5 mnts

Baby Puppy B

2 nd

Mr Joe Kirk
(N. Ireland)

29/09/01

Combined
Ireland

6 mnts

Puppy B

2 nd

SNR M Bideman
(Spain)

07/10/01

Sligo
Ireland

6 mnts

Puppy B

2 nd

Mr J Walsh
(Ireland)

29/03/03

Belgian Shepherd Club of Ireland Working & Pastrol CH show
Ireland

24 mnts

Limit B

1 st

Mrs C. Boyd
(Ireland)

06/04/03

Cork & Dist.
Ireland

25 mnts

Open B

3 rd

Mrs M. Collins
(Ireland)

03/05/03 South Tipperary
Ireland
26 mnts Graduate B 1 st & GS Major & RBOB
Mr J. Peden
(South Africa)
04/05/03 Fermoy
Ireland
26 mnts Open B 4th Mr John James
(UK)
02/06/03 Munster Canine Association
Ireland
27 mnts Graduate B 2nd Mr J. Kehoe.
(Ireland)
14/06/03 Swords 27 mnts Graduate B 1st & RGS Mr T. Fossun
15/06/03 Munster All Breeds
Ireland
27 mnts Graduate B 1st & RGS Mr M. Forte
( Ireland )
28/06/03 Kilkenny
Ireland
27 mnts Graduate B 1 st & GS Major & RBOB
Mr J McCartan
(Ireland)
04/07/03 Bray & Dist.
Ireland
28 mnts Graduate B 1st & RGS Mr A. Kelly
(Ireland)
03/08/03 Dun Laoghaire International All Breed
Ireland
29 mnts Limit B 1st & RGS & Reserve C.A.C.I.B. Mrs A. Kirk
( N. Ireland)
16/08/03 Navan
Ireland
29 mnts Graduate B 1st & RGS Mr J. Gardner
( Ireland)
17/08/03 Clonmel
Ireland
29 mnts Graduate B 2nd & RGS Mr Val Coghlan
( Ireland )
19/08/03 Killarney
Ireland
29 mnts Graduate B 1st Mr A Butters
( UK )
21/08/03 Limerick
Ireland
29 mnts Graduate B 1st & RGS & RBOB Mr Kim V Nielsen
( Denmark )
23/08/03 Tralee
Ireland
29 mnts Graduate B 1st & RGS Mrs J. Zielinski
( USA )
04/10/03 St Bernard Club of Scotland. 31 mnts Special Smooth Coat B 1st Mr M. Wensley
( UK )
22/11/03 Cloghran All Breed.
Ireland
32 mnts Open B 1st & GS
Mrs N. Clarke
( Ireland )
07/12/03 South Of England St Bernard Club
UK
33 mnts Special Smooth Coat B 2nd Mrs P. Grayson
( UK )
27/12/03 Dublin Dog Show
Ireland
33 mnts Open B 1st & GS
Mr J. Walsh.
( Ireland )
06/03/04 Crufts UK 36 mnts Open B HC (6th) Mr J Bateman
( UK )
21/03/04 IKC St Patrick's all breed's International
Ireland
36 mnts Open B 3rd Mr G. Bidder
(South Africa)
03/04/04 Belgian Shepherd Club of Ireland Working & Pastrol CH show
Ireland
37 mnts Open B 2nd & RGS Mr G. O'Shea
( Ireland )
07/06/04 Munster Canine All Breed Ch Show
Ireland
39 mnts Open B 1st & GS & RBOB
Mr S. Hourihan
26/06/04 Kilkenny
Ireland
39 mnts Open B 2nd & RGS Mr T Jones
(Wales UK)
31/07/04 Bangor & North Down
Northern Ireland
40 mnts Open B 3 rd Mrs E Drennan
01/08/04 Dun Laoghaire International All Breed
Ireland
41 mnts Open B 3 rd &
 FCI grade Excellent
Mr D Kavanagh
14/08/04 Navan
Ireland
41 mnts Open B 4 th Mrs D Hanlon Carroll
15/08/04 Clonmel
Ireland
41 mnts Open B 4 th Mr R. Fehler.
(USA)
17/08/04 Killarney 41 mnts Open B 4 th Mr M Webb
( Ireland )
19/08/04 Limerick
Ireland
41 mnts Open B 4 th Mrs M Kavcic
(Slovenia)
21/08/04 Tralee
Ireland
41 mnts Open B 1st & GS Major & RBOB
Mr H.J. Williams
(USA)
18/09/04 Carlow
Ireland
42 mnts Open B 2nd & RGS Mr N Naylor
(UK)
25/10/04 All Ireland BB show
Ireland
43 mnts Open B 2nd Ms M Furlong
20/11/04 Cloghran All Breed.
Ireland
44 mnts Open B 2nd Mrs R MacDougald.
(Ireland)
20/02/05 Newtownards & District Canine Club.

Belfast.
Northern Ireland
47 mnts Open B
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Working Group
1st & GS Major & BOB

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4
Mr F. Watts.
(N. Ireland)
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Mr H. Tonks.
(Ireland)
17/03/05 IKC St Patrick's all breed's International
Ireland
48 mnts Adult Bitch 1st & Reserve GS & Reserve CACIB &
 FCI grade Excellent
Mr Ronnie Irving.
(UK)
26/03/05 Combined Canine club International all breed Ch show
Ireland
48 mnts Adult Bitch 2nd &
 FCI grade Excellent
Mr S Wesseltoft.
(Denmark)
23/04/05 Cork & District Canine Club
Ireland
49 mnts Open Bitch 2nd Ms J. Wall
30/04/05 South Tipperary
Ireland
49 mnts Open Bitch 2nd ?
01/05/05 Fermoy
Ireland
49 mnts Open Bitch 3rd Mr B Makepeace
21/05/05 Hibernian
Ireland
50 mnts Open Bitch 4th Mrs A McNally
(N. Ireland)
04/06/05 Belgian Shepherd Club of Ireland Working & Pastrol CH show
Ireland
51 mnts Open Bitch 3rd Ms J O'Connor
(Ireland)
06/06/05 Munster Canine Association Ltd
Ireland
51 mnts Open Bitch 1st & RGS Mrs R McCarry Beattie
(Ireland)
25/06/05 Kilkenny
Ireland
51 mnts Open Bitch 2nd Mr N Kennedy
(Ireland)
20/08/05 Navan
Ireland
53 mnts Open Bitch 4th Mrs K Gilliland
(Ireland)
21/08/05 Clonmel
Ireland
53 mnts Adult Bitch 2nd & FCI grade Excellent Mr P Baynes
(USA)
23/08/05 Killarney
Ireland
53 mnts Open Bitch 3rd Mr J O'Gorman
(Ireland)
25/08/05 Limerick
Ireland
53 mnts Open Bitch 1st & GS Major & RBOB
Mrs C Rossier
(Switzerland)
27/08/05 Tralee
Ireland
53 mnts Open Bitch 4th Mr R Dawson
(Phillappines)
09/03/06 Crufts UK 59 mnts Open Bitch HC (6th) Mrs D Campbell
(UK)
23/05/09 Belgian Shepherd Dog Club of Ireland Groups 1 & 2 CH show
Ireland
8 years 2 months Veteran Bitch
Smooth Coat

1st & Res GS
& FCI grade Excellent

 

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Veteran Group 2 Winner

 



Mr Stephen Richardson
(Northern Ireland)

 

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Mrs N Abela
(Australia)


 

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the Judge's who have recognized
Ir CH Rathleague Celtic Mist
 in the show ring and for awarding her so highly. Many thanks to all.

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Understanding the Irish Kennel Club (IKC) awards.

Irl CH = Irish Champion
GS
= Green Star (40 GS points & 4 Majors required for Irish CH title)
GS Major = 5 GS points or more, 10 GS points being the highest allowed. (4 Majors required)
RGS = Reserve for Green Star (no points)
BOB = Best of Breed.
RBOB = Reserve Best of Breed.
Veteran = For 8 years old or older.
E = Excellent award from Swiss FCI CACIB

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Crufts UK award.
HC (6th) = Highly Commended.

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Nikita age 5 month's.

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Nikita age 29 month's.

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Nikita age 31 month's.

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Nikita at Crufts UK 2004 .

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Nikita - Ir CH Rathleague Celtic Mist
Veteran Group 2 - Winner
23rd May 2009

Nikita's Parents.


Sire: ''George''


Ray of Sunshine


[long coat]
 

Dam
: ''Juliet''


Brenidge Crème Brulee
(UK Import)

[smooth coat]
 

 

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