Mzalia News

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Goldie comes back to the ring with a bang!

| October 11, 2009

We have just received some lovely news from Stan & Eileen Laycock of Eilsta Basenjis down in Tasmania. After a lengthy break from the ring, their beautiful Best in Show winning girl Goldie aka Aus Ch Mzalia Private Benjamin) wins Bitch Challenge and Best of Breed at the Launceston Royal; Tasmania’s 2nd biggest show of the [...]

Best of Breeds for Keke, and Classes in Group for Wil

| October 11, 2009

Normally we are away in Sydney at the Basenji Specialty when the Southern Agricultural Society shows are held, so it was nice to be able to go to a venue that we haven’t been to before. There were two shows, and our judges were Ms B Moore and Mrs Annabel Gunn – both of South [...]

A couple of relaxing days on Kangaroo Island

| October 8, 2009

David and I have just returned from a couple of lovely relaxing days touring around Kangaroo Island. It was my first visit to the island in over 20 years, and for David, it was the first time he had ever been off the Australian mainland! It was wonderful being able to see the amazing scenery [...]

A fantasic result for Smiling Hussy

| October 5, 2009

Smiling Hussy and her young rider Tillie Neve did a fantastic job at Morphettville Park today, with the pair a fast finishing second behind winner Bonview. They were beaten by a head. It certainly made missing the dog show worthwhile Hussy was the first to jump, she settled well in the run, and knuckled down [...]

Best of Breeds for Keke and a Class in Group for Marilyn!

| October 4, 2009

It’s the Labour Day long weekend here in Adelaide, which means there are the four Port Pirie Kennel Club Shows up at Bruce Oval, Port Pirie. We were entered at all 4 of the shows, but with Smiling Hussy running on Monday, I’m going to the races instead. It was a fun weekend, catching up [...]

Smiling Hussy – Morphettville Parks Saturday 5 October

| October 1, 2009

Smiling Hussy will have her next start on Monday at Morphettville Parks, in a 1200m Fillies and Mares maiden. She is No. 10 in Race 1, and will be ridden by young apprentice Tillie Neve. She has also drawn a decent barrier for a change, so if she gets a good track, it will be [...]

Chief Red Cloud finishes down the track

| October 1, 2009

Chief Red Cloud was disappointing today in his first start back from a spell. He stumbled at the start, losing a bit of ground and was then hussled along to sit up 4th in the run, close to the leaders. He travelled well until the turn, and when they quickened up, he failed to go [...]