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The Gatsby Gab 2009
THREE Gatsby Kids in the TOP TEN!!  
As of December 31, 2009:

Ikaika: #1 All-Breed, #1 Breed
Bruno: #2 All-Breed, #2 Breed
Gandalf: #8 All-Breed, #8 Breed
Ikaika and Bruno are also TOP TEN HOUNDS!!!!!!

Your Daddy is SO PROUD!!
Gatsby's "Alphabet Soup" Son
Adds MORE Letters to His Name!!!
Go Pele' and Claire!!
Can. Ch. / Am. DC Spring Valley's Pele', MC, TD,

Hunting Ridgeback Qualifier, Game Class 2 - July 2009
TT - July 2009
Maggie has TWO NEW TITLES!!!
BIF DC Pupukea Ridge Makamae O
Spring Valley, MC
Proudly Introducing Gatsby's FIRST
EST IN SHOW Grandbaby!!!!
Meet Humphrey!!
Pele' is at it again ...
This time in a whole new venue ...
Pictured above, Pele' has been awarded the first level in bird hunting,
HRQ1 (Hunting Ridgeback Qualifier, game birds)
Shumba earns her Senior Courser!!!
Am. & Can. Ch. Spring Valley's Shumba Hadzi, CGC, SC
Bruno Earns Best in Show Number SIX!!!
(And counting ... Nine to date!)
Mason and Dixon Kennel Club ~ April 12, 2009
Judge Allen Brown
New Titles for Montana!!
February 14, 2009 - Rally Excellent Title (RE)
March 12, 2009 - Novice A Companion Dog Title (CD)
Ch. Dimond's Regal Hall of Famer, CD, CGC, RE, RA
Gatsby's Finnish Daughter, Saimi is awarded
Best Bitch at the Lithuanian Winner 2009 Show &
Vilnius Cup Winner 2009 Show!!
International, Finnish, Estonian and Lithuanian Champion
& LTW-09 Tarujen Riziki
And Angus Makes Nine!!
Nine Australian Champions for Gatsby, that is!!
Aust. Ch. Riginal SV Fire Ya Guns
Bruno WINS the 2009 RRCUS
National Specialty!!!

Gatsby WINS Best Veteran in Show!!
(Photo coming soon!)
And, a Knockout Performance by Pele'
Novice B Obedience - 1st Place (Score 197 ~ 39 entries)
Agility Open JWW Preferred - 3rd Place
Rally Advanced A - 3rd Place
Field Champion Dog Conformation - 2nd Place
Pele' and Claire
RRCUS Nationals '09
Bruno Best of Breed
RRCUS Nationals '09
Another Best in Show for Ikaika!!
(And Counting ... 9 to date!!)
Gallatin Dog Club ~ September 17, 2009
Judge Mr. Neil Graves
A New Title for Carson!!!
DC Dimond Spring Vlly's Ruff Act To Follow, CGC, TDI
Proudly Introducing Canada's FIRST Junior Hunter
Ridgeback, and Gatsby's
Cedarpoints Pukka Sara Ospgvly JHR, HRQ2, HIC, CGC, TDI, TT
"The Picture of Dorian Gray"
A spellbinding sequel by the Great Gatsby
By Theresa M. Lyons
Editor, The Ridgeback Register
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Best in Group / Open  In Group / Runner Up In Show / Consolation To Best In Show
October 2009
BISS Aust. Ch. Riginal SV Harley N Rose