Topsfield Bassets of Vermont

2002 Highlights

Topsfield proudly presented in 2002

 

Multiple Best in Show and BISS

Ch Topsfield Bumper Cars

 
 

"Bumpers"

# 1 BASSET HOUND 2002

All Systems

2002 Pedigree Award Winner
# 2 All Breed Hound
Best of Breed at Westminster

Handled Exclusively by Bryan Martin

Breeders:  Dom & Claudia Orlandi    

Co-Owners: Claudia Orlandi and Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Bumpers'  career wins include:
45 All Breed Bests in Show
23 Specialty Bests in Show
250 Group 1's 

Breeders/Owners:  Claudia Orlandi and Claire "Kitty Steidel"

Multiple Best in Specialty & Multiple Group Winning

CH SANCHU-TOPSFIELD GO-CARS

 

Go-Cars is pictured above

Hound Group 1- Judge Polly Smith

Handled Exclusively by Sue Frischmann

Breeders/Owners:  Claudia Orlandi and Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Co-Owner:  Charles Frischmann

 

Pedigree Award Winner
Number 1 Basset, Breed &All Breed All Systems
Number 2 Hound All Breeds
CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS
 Register of Merit
CH TOPSFIELD JINGLE BELLS, ROM
CH TOPSFIELD SNICKERS, ROM
Basset Hound Club of America Top Producers
CH TOPSFIELD JINGLE BELLS (DAM)
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM (2 WAY TIE)
New Champions
CH TOPSFIELD CALLIOPE
CH TOPSFIELD CASSIOPEIA
CH TOPSFIELD DOUBLE BUBBLE
CH TOPSFIELD FRESCA
CH TOPSFIELD GIANT DIPPER
CH TOPSFIELD PEPPERMINT PATTY
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU FERRIS WHEEL
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU FUN HOUSE
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR
CH TOPSFIELD WHIRLAWAY
2002 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty   
The Below Awards are a Record for one breeder at a BHCA National Specialty.
AWARD OF MERIT   CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS
AWARD OF MERIT    CH SANCHU-TOPSFIELD GO-CARS
AWARD OF MERIT   TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR
WINNERS BITCH & BEST OF WINNERS   CH TOPSFIELD FRESCA
RESERVE WINNERS BITCH   TOPSFIELD-SANCHU HURRAY
WINNERS DOG   TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR
RESERVE WINNERS DOG   TOPSFIELD MOZART
BEST OF OPPOSITE IN JR. SWEEPSTAKES   TOPSFIELD BEETHOVEN

2002 Basset Hound Specialty Wins

SUNCOAST BHC BOB CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS
POTOMAC BHC BOB CH TOPSFIELD SANCHU FERRIS WHEEL
POTOMAC BHC WB/BOW SANCHU-TOPSFIELD KIDDIE CARS

BERKSHIRE VALLEY BHC

BOB CH TOPSFIELD CALYPSO
BERKSHIRE VALLEY BHC WB/BOW TOPSFIELD MERRY-GO-ROUND
PILGRIM BHC BOB CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS
SUNCOAST BHC BOB CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS
KENTUCKIANA BHC WB/BOW TOPSFIELD WHIRLAWAY
BHC OF CENTRAL INDIANA BOB CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS
VALLEY FORGE BHC BOB CH SANCHU-TOPSFIELD GO-CARS
PILGRIM BHC BOB CH SANCHU-TOPSFIELD GO-CARS
PILGRIM BHC WB TOPSFIELD-SANCHU HURRAY

Register of Merit

CH Topsfield Jingle Bells, ROM
Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi

CH Topsfield Snickers, ROM

Breeders:  Dom and Claudia Orlandi

Owner: Claudia Orlandi l

Basset Hound Club of America Top Producers 2002

Dam

CH Topsfield Jingle Bells, ROM

Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi

Sire (2 way tie)

CH Topsfield-Sanchu Sports Car, ROM

Breeders/Owners:

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

2002 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

Award of Merit

CH Topsfield Bumper Cars, ROM

Handled by Bryan Martin
B/J Carol O' Bryant
Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Award of Merit

CH Sanchu-Topsfield Go-Cars

Handled by Sue Frischmann

B/J Carol O' Bryant

Breeders/Owners:

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Co-owner: Charles Frischmann

Award of Merit

CH Topsfield-Sanchu Sports Car, ROM

Handled in the breed by Beverly Barringer Ruggieri

B/J Carol O' Bryant

Breeders/Owners:

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Winners Bitch and Best of Winners

CH Topsfield Fresca

Handled by Claudia Orlandi

B/J Carol O' Bryant

Breeder/Owner:

Claudia Orlandi

Reserve Winners Bitch

Topfield-Sanchu Hurray

Handled by Sue Frischmann
B/J Judy Webb
Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi

Winners Dog

CH Topsfield-Sanchu Sports Car, ROM

Handled by Bryan Martin

B/J Margaret Webber

Breeders/Owners:

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Reserve Winners Dog

Topsfield Mozart

Handled by Sue Frischmann
B/J Margaret Webber
Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi

Best of Opposite - Jr. Sweepstakes

Topsfield Beethoven

Handled by Sue Frischmann

B/J Margaret Webber

Breeders/Owners:

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

New Champions

 

CH TOPSFIELD CALLIOPE

"Callie"

Callie is pictured going Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex under Judge Carol Duffy.

She finished her championship June 1, 2002.

Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

CH TOPSFIELD CASSIOPEIA

"Cassie"
Cassie is pictured going Winners Bitch under Judge Dan Dowling. 
She finished her championship February 22, 2002.SheP
Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi and Sue Frischmann

   

CH TOPSFIELD DOUBLE BUBBLE

"Bubbles"

 

Bubbles is pictured here at 8 months of age, going Winners Bitch under Judge Ed Hall. 

She finished her championship in 2002.Pi

Handled by Sue Frischmann
 

Breeders:  Claudia and Dom Orlandi

Owners:  Carole and Archie Kintner and Claudia Orlandi

 

CH TOPSFIELD GIANT DIPPER

"Dipper"

 

Dipper is pictured going Best of Winners

under Judge Robert D. Smith at the Vacationland Dog Club, May 19, 2002. 

Dipper finished his championship

 August 24, 2002. 

Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeders:  Claudia and Dom Orlandi

Owner: Claudia Orlandi

 

CH TOPSFIELD PEPPERMINT PATTY

"Patty"

Patty is pictured going Best of Opposite in Sweeps at the Berkshire Valley Basset Hound Club Specialty

B/J Bob Opeka

 She finished her championship in 2002.
Handled by Sue Frischmann
 

Breeders:  Claudia and Dom Orlandi

Owner: Celeste Gonzalez

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU FERRIS WHEEL

"Ferris"

Ferris is pictured

 going Best of Winners

under B/J Jim White. 

He finished his championship  April 15, 2002. Pi

 Handled by Bryan Martin

Breeders:  Claudia and Dom Orlandi

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi and Claire "Kitty" Steidel

 

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU FUN HOUSE

"Funny"

 

Best of Breed and Best of Winners

Rockland County Kennel Club, March 9, 2002Pi

Funny finished her championship August 4, 2002
Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeder:  Claudia Orlandi

Owner: Judi Kinnear

 Some of the 2002 Basset Hound Specialty Wins

Pilgrim BHC June

Best of Breed

CH Topsfield Bumper Cars, ROM

Handled by Bryan Martin
B/J Anne O'Reilly
Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

BHC of Central Indiana

Best of Breed

CH Topsfield Bumper Cars, ROM

Handled by Bryan Martin

B/J Jerry Rush

Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Potomac Basset Hound Club

Best of Breed

CH Topsfield- Sanchu Ferris Wheel

Handled by Sue Frischmann

B/J Prof. Douglas Taylor

Breeders:  Dom and Claudia Orlandi

Owners: Claudia Orlandi & Claire "K" Steidel

Berkshire Valley BHC (May)

Best of Breed

CH Topsfield Calypso

Handled by Sue Frischmann
B/J Gene McDonald
Breeders: Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner: Claudia Orlandi
Berkshire Valley BHC (Nov)

Pilgrim BHC (Dec)

Best of Breed

CH Sanchu-Topsfield Go-Cars

Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeders/Owners:

B/J Brian Pechtold (pictured) (Nov)

B/J Pat Gellerman (Dec)

Claudia Orlandi & Claire "K" Steidel

Co-owner: Charles Frischmann

Berkshire Valley BHC (May)

Winners Bitch &

Best of Winners

 

Topsfield Merry-Go-Round

Handled by Sue Frischmann

B/J Gene McDonald

 

Breeders: Claudia Orlandi

Owners: Claudia Orlandi & Judy Tuck

Kentuckianna BHC

WB and Best of Winners

Topsfield Whirlaway

Handled by Bryan Martin

B/J Sanda Launey

Breeders:  Claudia and Dom Orlandi

Owner: Claudia Orlandi 

A Few of the 2002 All Breed Highlights

It would be difficult to list all of all breed highlights for the year.  Below are a few.

Multiple Best in Show and BISS

CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS, ROM

Handled Exclusively by Bryan Martin

Back to Back Best In Shows

Our thanks to Judges Theo Kjellstrom and Mrs. Dorothy Welsh

Bumpers is pictured above Group 1, above left, Judge Pat Mowbray Morgan

Pictured right Group 1, Judge Eugene Blake

Breeders:  Dom & Claudia Orlandi 

Co-Owners: Claudia Orlandi and Claire "Kitty" Steidel

Our thanks to all the judges who have recognized the quality of our Basset Hounds, both in the breed and group rings. 

Pictures are not available for all Wins.