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2016 Show Awards

2016 SHOW SPRINGER AND SHOW DOG OF THE YEAR
PLATINUM GRAND CH CERISE BLINDSIDE
Cerise Lion Heart ex Ch. Cerise Southampton My Heart's Desire
- Timothy -
Owned by Dorothy Cherry
Bred by Dorothy Cherry and Donna Herzig
1950 Breed Points

Photo by Ruth Dehmel

Timothy fulfilled our dreams at Cerise of producing the finest Special in our years of breeding. He has exceeded those dreams. He carries in his pedigree the very best producing and competing dogs of the past from kennels such as Salilyn, Southampton, Rendition, Telltale, and our own Cerise top dogs. He never disappointed, winning Breed as a class dog in a Specialty weekend and becoming an instant success as a Special.

In 2015, he was Runner-Up Show Springer, and now in 2016, Show Springer and Show Dog. He is the #1 English Springer Spaniel, #2 Sporting Dog, and #4 All-Breed. Wow! In March 2017, he has 265 Group Firsts, and 45 All-Breed Best in Show wins.

Howard Huber deserves enormous credit for the love and dedication he gave Timmy, fine tuning Timmy's excellent traits while maintaing his joyful personality.

Dotti


2016 SHOW BITCH OF THE YEAR
MBISS GCHG TELLTALE CROSSROAD OPPOSITES ATTRACT
CH Capulet's Black Ice ex CH Telltale Wynmoor Amanda
- Blizzard -
Owned by Laurie and Dick Green, Erline Jesseman, and Jody Garcini
Bred by Celie Florence, Delores Streng, and Dr. Erin C. Kerfoot
679 Breed Points

From the very beginning, Blizzard has gone beyond all the goals we have had for her I saw her littermates and asked if there were any more black bitches at home that Celie would be willing to part with. Two months later, Blizzard came into our life. Her tails was forever wagging (which hasn't changed) and her ears were many times on top of her head.

Blizzard started her show career at 9 months. She became a champion at 11 months and finished her Grand Championship at 13 months. She spent the rest of the year hanging out at our house until it was time to be bred. In two litters she had 7 champions that finished in 2016.

After her 2nd litter, Jody got her back into showing condition and she came out when she had 3 month old puppies. In Sept. 2015 she won her first ESSFTA Supported entry at the Bluegrass Supported shows. And then went on to an AOM at the ESSFTA National Specialty. She was campaigned through the winter and won many breeds and multiple group placements. In May, Blizzard went to WESSA and won the breed and then on to the New England Sporting Dog Specialty and won BOB and group 2.

At the end of May, Blizzard gave us the most thrilling memory as she went BOS at the ESSFTA National Specialty. Her show career has been more than we could have imagined and we are excited now as Blizzard returns to motherhood in July.

To our knowledge no other bitch has won both the show bitch of the year and runner up show dam of the year in the same year.


2016 RUNNER-UP SHOW DOG OF THE YEAR
GCHP CH LEGACY RANDOM TITLEIST
GCH CH Crownroyal's Tea Caddy CD BN RA AJP ex CH Cerise Diamonds Dazzle
- Griffen -
Owned by Robert and Sandra Mockoviak, and Kellie FitzGerald
Bred by Kellie Fitzgerald, David Rand, and Jason Douglass
736 Breed Points

Photo by Teddy Lei

During his show career, Griffen was a multiple Best in Show and group winner as well as a multiple specialty Best of Breed winner.

He is now semi retired and proving himself as an outstanding producer, having sired a BIS winner and many champions as well. We look forward to what Griffen has to offer our breed as a sire.


2016 RUNNER-UP SHOW BITCH OF THE YEAR
GCHP CH CERISE DIXIELAND DUCHESS
CH Felicity's Rendition Guardian Angel ex GCH CH Cerise Barefoot Contessa
- Duchess -
Owned by Gail Walston, and Dorothy Cherry
Bred by Dorothy Cherry and Kathryn Kirk
362 Breed Points

Duchess was a star from the start, winning Best in Sweeps at the 2010 National, and Winners Bitch in 2011, shown by Meagan Ulfers. She was later campaigned to great success by Howie Huber, including back-to-back Best of Breed at Eastern ESS Club.

This year is her second Runner-Up Show Bitch of Year award, despite multiple litters. She has not missed a beat!

Gail Walston has shown Duchess in the West in 2016 and we thank Gail for the loving care she bestows on our Duchess, even allowing Duchess to sleep with her and accompany her to work, to say nothing of Best of Breed and multiple OS at Specialties. They are a great team…so much love on both sides!

Dotti


2016 SIRE OF THE YEAR
GCH CH CERISE CELTIC THUNDER
Ch. Felicity's Johnny Angel ex Ch. Cerise Spectacular View
- Liam -
Owned by Yuka Nobechi
Bred by Kate O'Connell and Dotti Cherry
15 Champions

#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 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, 2014 and 2015. He completed his 2014 campaign as the number one ESS All Breed System. We congratulate Meagan Ulfers for his great success in 2014.

Liam’s success has been continued in Japan. He added another two Championship Title in Japan, FCI International Champion and JKC Champion. He got most points in the breed and Pedigree Award Prize in 2015 and 2016, winning BIS, King, Reserve King and multiple Group 1st.

Liam is a fine sire with multiple specialty winning offsprings and his first offspring borned in Japan started showing and got Best Puppy In Show.


2016 DAM OF THE YEAR
PLATINUM GRAND CH CERISE TENDER IS THE NIGHT
Ch. Cerise Signature of Telltale ex Ch. Cerise Southampton My Heart's Desire
- Zelda -
Owned by Dorothy Cherry and Lily Mancini
Bred by Dorothy Cherry and Donna Herzig
14 Champions

Photo by Ruth Dehmel

There will never be another Zelda. She was a phenomenon. Zelda was OS in Sweeps during National week as a puppy and went on to be campaigned by Howard Huber in 2010 and 2011. She was Show Springer of the Year in 2010 and #1 Sporting Bitch and #3 Sporting Dog in 2011. She had 17 All-Breed Best in Show wins, and 96 Group Firsts in her career. She won OS twice at Westminster Kennel Club and OS at Eastern after several litters. She had 14 champions in 2016, and a career total of 24 champions with a 25th short one point. And she is still competitve at Eastern and the National as a Veteran.

Zelda is the very best of the Cerise bitches who are themselves an impressive group. She lives with Kathy Kirk, sleeping in her bed, always there to welcome her home.

Dotti


2016 RUNNER-UP SIRE OF THE YEAR
MBIS MBISS GCHG WIL-ORION'S TWENTY TWENTY OAP AXP CGC
CH Wil-Orion's Northern Exposure ex GCH Wil-Orion's Past Present N Future
- Titus -
Owned by Laurie Green, Erline Jesseman, Janice Johnson and
Erica Johnson Brookshire
Bred by Janice L. Johnson and Erica R. Johnson
11 Champions

My friend Mary told me I would like this dog as she pointed out Titus at a show. She was right. I approached Janice Johnson to ask if Erline and I could be a part of his life. The rest is history.

Titus was ESSFTA Show Dog of the Year in 2011. He was ranked #10 in all breed during that year. He was ESSFTA Show Sire of the Year in 2013. To date Titus is the sire of 41 champions, 1 MACH 10, a TD, many Top Agility titled dogs. He won back to back Best of Breed at Westminster in 2010 and 2011.

He came out of retirement to be ranked #1 NOHS in 2015. with two NOHS BIS. But we are most proud of him now at age 10 to be Runner Up Show Sire of the Year with 11 champions. His greatest win these days is BEST IN SHOW COUCH POTATO which he does so well.

Thank you to all those breeders who used Titus in their breeding program. We thank you for allowing him to be a part of your program.


2016 RUNNER-UP DAM OF THE YEAR
MBISS GCHG TELLTALE CROSSROAD OPPOSITES ATTRACT
CH Capulet's Black Ice ex CH Telltale Wynmoor Amanda
- Blizzard -
Owned by Laurie and Dick Green, Erline Jesseman, and Jody Garcini
Bred by Celie Florence, Delores Streng, and Dr. Erin C. Kerfoot
7 Champions

Blizzard came to us after I saw her littermates at a Specialty and approached Robin Novak about the litter. She finished her championship in two months and her grand championship in another two months.

At two Blizzard was bred to Titus, GCH Wil-Orion's Twenty Twenty and out of 9 puppies the litter produced 5 champions all finishing in 2016.Her second litter was a multiple sire litter. Blizzard was bred to Titus and Player GCH Crossroad Jockeyhill On The Green. This litter only had two puppies, both sired by Titus and both finished in 2016.

After motherhood, we decided to special Blizzard starting in July 2015. She is a multi group placing and multiple Specialty winner. She was campaigned in 2016 and was the Number One Bitch for 2016.

Blizzard is a pure for black bitch who's tail is always wagging and her best toy is a yellow tennis ball which she carries in her mouth while woo wooing.

To our knowledge no other bitch has won both the show bitch of the year and runner up show dam of the year in the same year.