In the Beginning
Our first Whippet, CH WINGZE TROUBLED WATERS by Eng Aust Ch Allgarth Envoy (imp UK) x Courthill Cashmere (imp UK). Blossom is shown here in 1976 with our son, Lachlan, winning their first Junior Handler Heat.
Born in 1973, CH JUSTIN OF NIMRODEL (imp UK), (Eng Ch Nimrodel Ruff x Eng Ch Gipsy Moth of Glenbervie), whom we were so fortunate to acquire due to a change in his circumstances.
For several generations we bred within these foundations, with the addition of Ch Shalfleet Shakespeare (imp UK) and several lines to Eng and Aust Ch Dondelayo Statue (imp UK)
For several generations we bred within these foundations,with the addition of Ch Shalfleet Shakespeare (imp UK) and several lines to Eng Aust Ch Dondelayo Statue (imp UK)
The first homebred champion Whippet, CH CALAHORRA BANKSIA born 1979 (Justin ex Troubled Waters), owned by Lyn and Carolyn Butler
CALAHORRA PAGEANTRY born 1984, by Ch Statuesque the Squire (Eng Aust Ch Dondelayo Statue (imp UK) x Eng Aust Ch Dondelayo Reinette (imp UK) x Calahorra Winters Tale (Ch Shalfleet Shakespeare (imp UK) ex Calahorra Wisteria)
Then we introduced CH YADASAR TARAGAN, by Eng Ch Solotown Simeon (imp UK) x Ch Kylebay All the Rage, born 1984.
We were most fortunate to enjoy co-ownership with his breeders, Brian and Betty Johnston. He titled quickly and won The Whippet Bowl for Best of Breed at Sydney Royal twice in three years.
And born in 1988, CALAHORRA AESOP by Am and Aust Ch Delacreme Dragonslayer (imp USA) ex Calahorra Parchment,pictured left at ten years of age in 1998 and still going strong in 2001.