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February 2 , 2008 -- Judge: Don Combee
Sweepstakes Judge: Pat Ferrell

Mundelein, IL

Dogs In Competition: 43
Conformation Breakdown: 14-25 (2-2)

Best of Breed

CH Blue Heavens Face of An Angel
Sire: CH Apple Acres Blue Heaven Thunder
Dam: CH Blue Heavens Celestial
Breeder: Lisa and Lloyd Graser
Owner: Lisa and Lloyd Graser

Best of Opposite Sex
CH Brandywine's Indelible Moment
Sire: CH Integra Indelible Ink of Merridon
Dam: CH Mikasa's Holly Belle
Breeder: Boyd and Juanita Smith
Owner: Boyd and Juanita Smith
Best of Winners/Winners Dog
Blue Heaven's Final Act
Sire: CH Apple Acres Standing Ovation
Dam:CH Blue Heavens Kaltrav Ashley
Breeder: Lloyd and Lisa Graser
Owner: Lloyd and Lisa Graser
Winners Bitch
Indian Creek Scarlet Imp
Sire: CH Starfall Heart of Summerlove
Dam: Indian Creek Color Me Cute
Breeder: Katie Gammill
Owner: Katie Gammill
Reserve Winners Dog
Neahm's Night At The Follies
Sire: CH Macdega Ben Lomond
Dam: CH Neahm's Erin Go Braugh
Breeder: Walt and Mary Christiansen, V. Robinson
Owner: Walt and Mary Christiansen, V. Robinson
Reserve Winners Bitch
Blue Heavens Wake Up Call
Sire: CH Apple Acres Standing Ovation
Dam: CH Blue Heavens Kuroi Yuri
Breeder: Lisa and Lloyd Graser
Owner: Lisa and Lloyd Graser
Best in Sweepstakes
Blue Heavens String of Pearls
Sire: CH Apple Acres Blue Heavens Thunder
Dam: CH Apple Acres Denim and Pearls
Breeder: Lisa and Lloyd Graser
Owner: Lisa and Lloyd Graser
Runner Up To Best in Sweepstakes
Rushwind Girl Talk
Sire: CH GrandGables Boy Oh Boy
Dam: Brieya Chateau Margaux
Breeder: Kathryn Hensley and DeeDee Komarek
Owner: Kathryn Hensley, Gretchen Hensley
High in Trial and High Combined
Fretlin's Joyful Boy Trevor, UDX
Sire: Jaden The Democrat
Dam: Fretlins In It For Love
Breeder: Rose Fretts
Owner: Delores A. Gandolfi
Best Dessert in Show
Taffy Apple Salad made by Rose Zielinski
Rose is 86 1/2 yrs old, she is a Life Member of Chicagoland SSC and the mother of Linda Kunicki, Starlite Shelties. Her Taffy Apple Salad is requested for every event we have. Rose is known throughout the sheltie world for her ability to sell raffle tickets at the CSSC shows and the 1997 National. As well as for the most candy when we did a fundraiser for the club. She was first became a sheltie pet owner in 1951. As a child her family had a collie, named Trixie who saved her life from a bull. She does so much for the club because she loves shelties and remembers what Trixie did.

Pictured below is Rose, center, with the judges of the Best Dessert in Show..Pat Ferrell, left, and Don Combee, right.
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