The Next Ten Years

Nevedith Zippy Zoppy
Nevedith Zippy Zoppy

In 1989, we visited Nevedith Kennels in the UK for the first time and, that afternoon, NEVEDITH ZIPPY ZOPPY (imp UK) began packing his bags to travel to Australia. Born in 1987, and sired by Eng Ch Maximilian of Carmodian x Nevedith Victory Salute, his dam was a repeat sister of the famous “Paper” litter.

Baydale New Leaf
Baydale New Leaf

Earlier on the same day, we had already persuaded BAYDALE NEW LEAF (imp UK) to do the same thing. Born in 1984, she was by Eng Ch Novacroft Madrigal x Hardknott Lucinda

Ch Nevedith Apple Scrumpy

It was a very significant day for the Calahorra Whippets, because we also met nine month’s old (CH) NEVEDITH APPLE SCRUMPY (imp UK). Born 1988. By Fin Ch Nevedith X Ray, (who had already left for Finland) x Nosegay of Nevedith, he first went to New Zealand and then – with sincere thanks to Maree McKenzie for her generosity – joined us in Australia where he very quickly titled

Ch Calahorra Toffee Apple
Ch Calahorra Toffee Apple

Scrumpy’s daughter CH CALAHORRA TOFFEE APPLE, born 1990 x Calahorra Dreamtime (NZ Ch Welstar Dream Maker (imp UK) ex Calahorra Parchment )

Ch Calahorra Scrumptious
Ch Calahorra Scrumptious

Scrumpy’s daughter CH CALAHORRA SCRUMPTIOUS, born 1991x Baydale New Leaf (imp UK)

Aust and Am Ch Starbay Armani (iid)
Aust and Am Ch Starbay Armani (iid)

In 1997, David and Lesley Hiltz brought two American Whippets to Australia and the lines they carried were just what we had been waiting for. First we used AUST (and later AM) CH STARBAY ARMANII (iid), who was by the great Am Ch Sporting Fields Kinsman from Aust Ch Bo-Bett’s Fair Warning (imp USA). This litter produced Renee Wilson’s Ch Calahorra Elle, dam of Ch Calahorra Magic Moment and near champions Calahorra Magic Dragon and the Potts’ Calahorra Mystical Magic.

Aust and Am Ch Sporting Fields Irish Derby (imp USA)
Aust and Am Ch Sporting Fields Irish Derby (imp USA)

Then we used AUST (and later AM) CH SPORTING FIELDS IRISH DERBY (imp USA). We mated him to Ch Calahorra Toffee Apple twice. Her first litter produced the “Irish lot”, three signifacnt producing bitches including our own Irish Eyes, grand-dam of our greatly missed CH CALAHORRA SPICED WINE, Jan O’Donnell’s Irish Cream and Leanne Coffey’s Irish Laughter.

Ch Calahorra St Leger

The second litter – the “racing lot” – including CH CALAHORRA ST LEGER and

Calahorra Triple Crown
Calahorra Triple Crown

We used him on Calahorra Madam Butterfly to produce a very promising young male, Calahorra Treacle Toffee, who in turn is producing brilliantly for us.

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