2005 June Specialties

Castilleja's TL Hudson Wins
Best Puppy in Show
Reserve Winners Dog

The Labrador Retriever Club of Canada National Specialty (LRCC) and Labrador Owners Club Specialty (LOC) Shows and Obedience Trials were held at the Holiday Inn, Cambridge, Ontario on June 3, 4 and 5, 2005. These are the largest all Labrador Retriever Shows in Canada, this year with 335 labs entered. The LOC conformation classes were judged by Fiona Braddon, Trendlewood Labradors, UK. and Dr Michael Woods, Waterdog Labradors. Sweepstakes were judged by Carol Quaif, Carenna Labradors, USA. The LRCC conformation judges were Allan and Linda Porter, Lindhall Kennel, UK. Sweepstakes was judged by Pierry McLean Castlegar Labradors.

Castilleja's TL Hudson

First in Senior Puppy, LOC and LRCC
Best Puppy and Reserve Winners Dog LRCC Show

We are pleased that our Castilleja's TL Hudson, under judge Linda Porter, won Best Puppy in Show and Reserve Winners Dog in the LRCC National Specialty. Hudson is only 10 months old and showed perfectly with the help of his handler Len Duquette. Hudson is out of Tabatha's Renegade, owned by Lee Anne Keifer, and Castilleja's Jiffy Pop.

Castilleja's TL Maybe

Second in Senior Puppy Class
and Third in Sweepstakes

Maybe went 2nd under Judge Fiona Braddon and 3rd in sweepstakes. Christo and Kalen won some ribbons also for a total of 10 ribbons for the weekend. LRCC Best in Show was CH GINANDER'S BLUE SUEDE SHOES. LOC Best in Show was AQUARIUS CENTERCOURT DELIGHT. Congratulations to all the winners and to the show committee chaired by Jo-Anne Smail for a great show.

The LRCC Specialty Show Photo

by Garth Gourlay Photography

Hudson with Judge Linda Porter, Joan and Diane