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BOS Saluki of the year 2008
(attending only 6 shows!)


Ch Bedu Solange El Hamrah
Owners: Pirjo Grönfors & Heli Laitinen
(photo Heli Laitinen)

BOS TOP Saluki of the year 2008

Ch El Hamrah Amjad
Owner: Terttu Novaste
(photo Tuire Kantoluoto)


Helsinki Int 23.11.2008
Judge: Paul Stanton


BB-3 + res-CAC + res-CACIB (--> CACIB) El Hamrah Chamed
Owners: Katja & Tuomas Vesala

BB-4 Ch Bedu Solange El Hamrah
Owners: Pirjo Grönfors & Heli Laitinen


Jyväskylä Int 23.11.2008
Judge: Karin Hedberg

BB-2 + CAC El Hamrah Yanlah
Owner: Marja-Leena Ahonen


Porvoo All Breeds 14.9.2008
Judge: Jean-Jaques Dupas

BD-2 + res-CAC El Hamrah Aqil
Owner: Sirpa Männistö


BB-2 + CAC El Hamrah Yanlah
Owner: Marja-Leena Ahonen


Helsinki All Breeds 7.9.2008
Judge: Gyorgy Tesics

BOB Breeder´s group
with Zam Zammah, Ezioh, Adivah & Evona


Hämeenlinna Int 24.8.2008
Judge: Annukka Paloheimo

BOB & BIG-2, BOB veteran Ch El Hamrah Rassaam-Sahir
Owner: Mari Raatikainen



BB-2 + CAC + res-CACIB (--> CACIB)  El Hamrah Elham
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors
(photo Satu Kuukka)


Heinola All Breeds 17.8.2008
Judge: Rita Reyniers

BD-4 + res-CAC El Hamrah Aqil
Owner: Sirpa Männistö

BB-3 + res-CAC El Hamrah Yanlah
Owner: Marja-Leena Ahonen


Kouvola All Breeds 16.8.2008
Judge: Christian Vantu

BB-4 + res-CAC El Hamrah Adivah
Owner: Virpi Valtavaara


Kuopio Int 1.8.2008
Judge: Saija Juutilainen

BB-4 Ch El Hamrah Zafaraan Zahra
Owners: Iiris Ritola & Inka Nieminen


Pori Int 26.7.2008
Judge: Sergio Pizzorno

BOS, CAC + Fin Ch, CACIB El Hamrah Yman-Yman
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen


Ypäjä All Breeds 20.7.2008
Judge: Karl-Erik Johansson

BD-2 + res-CAC El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa


Helsinki Sighthound Specialty 19.7.2008
Judge: Jean-Jaques Dupas


BB-4 & BOB & BIS-1 veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Rashida
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors

BIS-1 Progeny group
Int Ch El Hamrah Rashida with Amjad, Almir, Aqil & Adivah

RBIS Breeder´s group
with Amjad, Almir, Rashida and Unnah

Also El Hamrah Dahir Ibn Samr gained a classwin in the dogs intermediate class.


Karjaa All Breeds 13.7.2008
Judge: Pirkko Konttinen


BOS + CAC El Hamrah Elmas & BOB Ch El Hamrah Zafir Zaim
Owners: Ranja Eklund & Hanna Jokiperä


BD-2, CAC + Fin Ch El Hamrah Amjad
Owner: Terttu Novaste

BD-4 El Hamrah Dahir Ibn Samr
Owners: Elisa & Kimmo Kohtamäki

BOB Breeder´s group
with Zafir Zaim, Amjad, Elmas & Dahir Ibn Samr


Oulu All Breeds 13.7.2008
Judge: Leif Lehmann Jörgensen

BB-2 + CAC El Hamrah Chamed
Owner: Katja Vesala


Oulu Int 12.7.2008
Judge: Martha Heine

BB-4 + res-CAC El Hamrah Chamed
Owner: Katja Vesala


Mikkeli All Breeds 5.7.2008
Judge: Marjatta Pylvänäinen-Suorsa

BD-2 + CAC El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa

BOS + CAC El Hamrah Elham
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors


Saluki Show 29.6.2008
Judges: Paula Bockman-Chato
Irene Naarits (puppies, juniors, seniors & veterans)


BB-2 & BIS smooth & BIS movement
Ch Bedu Solange El Hamrah
Owners: Pirjo Grönfors & Heli Laitinen


BOS particolour El Hamrah Chamed - BIS particolour Ch El Hamrah Yasir Al-Azhar
Owners: Katja Vesala - Pirkko Kekäläinen & Kirsti Peitsara


BOS senior Int Ch El Hamrah Rashida (on the left)
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors


RBIS Breeder´s group
with Wajeeh-Aslan, Rashida, Ramsa and Rania


BIS Pedigree group
with Rashida, Wajeeh-Aslan and Chamed

Also the following dogs were placed in their classes:

2nd in intermediate class (out of 8 dogs) El Hamrah Dahir Ibn Samr
Owners: Elisa & Kimmo Kohtamäki

4th in open class (out of 13 dogs) El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa
Almir was placed in his class all three days in a row

3rd in champion class (out of 12 dogs) Ch El Hamrah Wajeeh-Aslan
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa

2nd in junior class (out of 15 bitches) El Hamrah Evona
Owner: Jenna-Maria Kaiponen
Also Evona was placed in her class every day

4th in veteran class (out of 10 bitches) Int Ch El Hamrah Ramsa
Owner: Iris Ritola


Sighthound Specialty 28.6.2008
Judges: Brian Duggan (dogs)
Frank Farrar (bitches)

Christina Roseen Lundström (puppies, juniors & intermediate bitches)


BOB & BIG-3, CC El Hamrah Amjad
Owner: Terttu Novaste

BOS Ch Bedu Solange El Hamrah
Owners: Pirjo Grönfors & Heli Laitinen


BB-4
Ch El Hamrah Zafaraan Zahra
Owners: Iris Ritola & Inka Nieminen
(photo Raija Lundström)


BOB & BIS-4 veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Rania
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen

Other class winners of the day were:


best junior bitch (out of 21 bitches) El Hamrah Elham
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors


best working class bitch (out of 12 bitches) El Hamrah Yman-Yman
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen

Furthermore, other class placements included:

3rd in junior class (out of 21 bitches) El Hamrah Evona
Owner: Jenna-Maria Kaiponen

4th in open class (out of 25 dogs) El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa


Saluki Specialty 27.6.2008
Judges: Christina Roseen Lundström (dogs)
Rosemary Lewis (bitches)

Per Lundström (puppies, juniors & intermediate bitches)


BIS smooth Ch Bedu Solange El Hamrah (on the left)
Owners: Pirjo Grönfors & Heli Laitinen


RBIS Breeder´s group
with Ramsa, Unnah, Rania and Wajeeh-Aslan

Some great placements were achieved in the large classes:

3rd in open class (out of 25 dogs) El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa

3rd in champion class (out of 22 dogs) Ch El Hamrah Yafarraar
Owner: Minea Collan

2nd in junior class (out of 24 bitches) El Hamrah Elham
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors

4th in junior class (out of 24 bitches) El Hamrah Evona
Owner: Jenna-Maria Kaiponen

3rd in veteran class (out of 14 bitches) Int Ch El Hamrah Ramsa
Owner: Iris Ritola


Rovaniemi Int. 22.6.2008
Judge: Martina Ostrovskaja

BD-4 El Hamrah Birak Batal
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen


Kotka Int. 15.6.2008
Judge: Manuel Loureiro Borges


BB-2+res-CAC El Hamrah Elham
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors

BB-4 Ch El Hamrah Unnah
Owners: Elisa & Kimmo Kohtamäki

BOB Breeder´s group 
with Elham, Unnah, Chaimek-Shir & Tayab-Tahir


Forssa Int. 14.6.2008
Judge: Petru Muntean

BOS+CACIB+CAC El Hamrah Wahidah
Owner: Taru Broberg

BD-4+res-CAC El Hamrah Zam Zammah
Owner: Pirjo Miilunpohja


Pieksämäki 7.6.2008
Judge: Outi Piisi-Putta


BOS+CAC El Hamrah Elham (on the left)
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors
(Photo: Larisa Oresmaa)

BOB Breeder´s group 
with Almir, Chason-Shir, Elham &Essam


Hamina Int. 24.5.2008
Judge: Zeljo Gajic


CAC El Hamrah Amjad
Owner: Terttu Novaste

(Photo by Tuire Kantoluoto)


Joensuu Int. 18.5.2008
Judge: Paavo Mattila

BD-3 Ch El Hamrah Yafaarraar
Owner: Minea Collan


BD-4+CAC El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa

(Photo by Heli Laitinen)


Joensuu 17.5.2008
Judge: Säde Hohteri

BOB & BIG-3 Ch El Hamrah Wajeeh-Aslan
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa

BD-4 El Hamrah Almir
Owner: Larisa Oresmaa


BOS Ch Bedu Solange El Hamrah
Owners: Heli Laitinen & Pirjo Grönfors

BB-2, BOB-veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Rashida
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors

BB-3+CAC El Hamrah Yman-Yman
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen

BB-4 El Hamrah Elham
Owner: Pirjo Grönfors

BOB Breeder´s group 
with Rashida, Wajeeh-Aslan, Almir & Chason-Shir


Rauma 11.5.2008
Judge: Rajko Rotner

BB-2, BOB-veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Rania
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen


Lahti Int. 27.4.2008
Judge: Erin Brown

BD-4 Ch El Hamrah Yafaarraar
Owner: Minea Collan

BOS-veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Ramsa
Owner: Iris Ritola


Jyväskylä Int. 19.4.2008
Judge: Steven Seymour

BD-2+CACIB Ch El Hamrah Yafaarraar
Owner: Minea Collan


Lappeenranta Int. 24.3.2008
Judge: Marija Kavcic

BOB & BIG-2, BOB-veteran
Int Ch El Hamrah Rammah-Sahir

Owner: Marjut Närhi-Sairanen



Tampere Int. 16.3.2008
Judge: Louis Dehaes

BOB-veteran Ch El Hamrah Rassaam-Sahir
Owner: Mari Raatikainen

BOS-veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Rania
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen

BB-4 El Hamrah Evona
Owner: Jenna-Maria Kaiponen



Kaarina Sighthound Specialty 2.3.2008
Judge: Darko Petreski

BB-3+ res-CC & BOB Working class saluki
El Hamrah Yman-Yman
Owners: Johanna & Kaija Allonen

res-CC El Hamrah Birak Batal
Owners: Jouko & Kaija Allonen



Turku Int. 27.1.2008
 
Judge:Martin Croeser


BB-2+ res-CC & res-Cacib El Hamrah Yman-Yman
Owners: Johanna & Kaija Allonen

(Photo by Ingunn Solberg Eriksson)



BOB-veteran Int Ch El Hamrah Rania
Owners: Kaija & Johanna Allonen



BOB Breeder´s group 
with Birak Batal, Wahidah, Yman-Yman and Rania

(Photos by Pasi Soininen)