HIS DAD DID IT!- NOW THE SON DOES IT!-*CH.SUNDANEKA YOUNG GUN AZ GOLD MEDAL AND CHALLENGE DOG WINNER OF THE 2018 GERMAN SHEPHERD NATIONAL - THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN BRED DOG TO GAIN THIS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD SINCE 2012!!
Way to go Trooper and thank you Karen and Graeme! - beautifully handled by Melissa Mitchell and expertly double-handled by Sandra Pilgrim,Maddison Wellman, Ian Cooke and yes Mum in hiding!
Trooper is a son of VA3 Ch Ustinov vom Romerland Schh3 - National Gold Medal Winner 2013 and Bronze Medal winner 2014 and the first German VA to be imported into Australia and *Sundaneka Dark Diamond AZ.
Trooper is consistently placed on the pegs-comments on his first progeny are" shapely, beautifully coloured & outgoing temperaments"-progeny x-rayed so far have gained their A & Z certificates & breed survey status!
Congratulations to * Ch.Taurorn Va Va Voom & * Babenburg Queen B - both now Breed Surveyed!!
NEWSFLASH Taurorn Xpect Results AZ Reserve Challenge Bitch at Sydney Royal-proudly owned by Megan & Stuart McDonald & *Ch.Taurorn Va Va Voom AZ now a Best In Show Winner just like dad!
Trooper becomes the first German Shepherd male ,in Australia, to gain the coveted CACIB certificate!(His daughter the 1st female!)
Back to Back Best In Shows - Southern Districts Kennel & Obed.Dog Club Inc.( his daughter- Taurorn Va Va Voom A Z gains her Australian Champion title)
Trooper Runner-Up Best Exhibit in Show - Adelaide Districts Working Dog Club & recipient of the Andrew Hueppauf Memorial Trophy - the only GSD to be awarded it twice!
Trooper Gold Medal & Challenge Dog Winner -2018 German Shepherd Nationals
Trooper Challenge dog at 2017 Royal Adelaide Show
Trooper gains his Australian Championship title in just over 1 month!!!
Trooper starts his Championship campaign with 3 shows under International judges with 3 Best of Breeds and Best Australian Bred Dog & shortlisted for group! To add to that his daughters Taurorn Uptown Girl - Challenge Bitch - RUBOB & Taurorn Va Va Voom(8 months) - Challenge Bitch -RUBOB and 2 Puppy in Groups!!
Trooper gains his first Excellent grading under specialist judge - Jenny DeLucia - SA- 2nd.Open Dog.
Very pleased with this result as it is the first time he has been in the ring since this time last year! Expertly handled & double handled by "Team Trooper" - Ian & Marilyn Cooke and Sandra Pilgrim (Mum STILL hiding!!!).
Some of his wins:
Trooper Gold Medal & Challenge Dog Winner -2018 German Shepherd National
Trooper 11th placed Intermediate Dog at 2016 German Shepherd National
Trooper is consistently placed in Specialty shows.
June 2015 - 75th GSDC of SA Champ.Show - Intermediate Dog - 2nd.place - Judge Mr.V.Tantaro (Vic)
June 2015 - 74th GSDC of SA Champ. Show - 1st place Intermediate Dog - Judge Mrs.V McCambridge (NZ)
Comments from both judges - "Large,strong,substantial,well coloured dog of very good type and masculinity.Good length of neck,high withers,firm back and good croup.Stands correct in front with very good angulations of fore and hindquarters - In movement shows good groundcover where back remains firm and wither maintained"
May 2015 - Just into Intermediate - placed 11th at 2015 Nationals in Melbourne.
Trooper - Puppy of Breed and Reserve Challenge dog at 2014 Royal Adelaide Show. Many thanks to Tina Sunman for stepping in to handle whilst Ian Cooke was whelping 10 gorgeous babies!
08/11/14 Runner up Best in Show GSDC of SA- C.Gray(SA)
18/10/14 1st Junior Dog GSDC of SA Members Comp. J.Neddermeyer
17/08/14 1st PD GSDC of SA Members Comp. - M.Lloyd (SA)
8/06/14 3rd MPD GSDC of SA Champ.Show - Herr Torsten Kopp SV (GMY)
7/06/14 1st MPD GSDC of SA Champ.Show - Fran Farley (VIC)
May 2014 6th MPD German Shepherd Nationals - Herr Joachim Stiegler SV(GMY)
05/04/14 2nd MPD Adel.Districts Working Dog Club - Peter Tjerkstra (QLD)
Many thanks to Graeme and Karen Stevenson for allowing us to have him, Marilyn Cooke for her photos and double handling ,Ian Cooke and Melissa Mitchell for their handling and Sandra Pilgrim for double handling.
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|Pedigree for Aust.Champion Sundaneka Young Gun 'A' (3:1) 'Z'(0:0)-Breed Surveyed - Multi Excellent Graded|
|Sire : VA3 Ch.Ustinov Vom Romerland SchH3:HD norm.ED norm.||S: Quantum Von Arminius SchH3 (Deu)||S: Dux Della Valcuvia SchH3(Ita)|
|D: Only vom Wutachtal SchH1(Deu)|
|D: Kira Von Lacroz SchH3 (Deu)||S: Quarz vom Thermodos SchH3(Deu)|
|D: Isabella vom Romerland SchH3(Deu)|
|Dam : *Sundaneka Dark Diamond AZ||S: Zony von Haus Gerstenberg Schh111(Deu)||S: Sony von der Neudenauer Holzsteige Schh111(Deu)|
|D: Daulokke's Yaffa Schh111 (Den)|
|D: *Ch.Sundaneka Tulua AZ||S: Uno von der Urbecke Schh11(Deu)|
|D: *Sundaneka Belladonna AZ|