Topsfield Bassets of Vermont

2004 Highlights

 

Topsfield proudly presented in 2004

 

Pedigree Award Winner

Multiple Best in Show and BISS
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU
SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

# 1 BASSET HOUND 2004, All Systems

2004 Pedigree Award Winner
Handled Exclusively by Bryan Martin
 
   
Sporty's wins in 2004 also included
Best of Breed at Westminster (2nd straight year)
4 All Breed Bests in Show
7 Specialty Bests in Show
34 Group 1's 
42 Other Group Placements

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

Top Ten Basset Hound

Best in Show & Multiple Group Winning

CH SANCHU-TOPSFIELD YAHTZEE

"Yahtzee"

TOP TEN BASSET HOUND 2004, All Systems

Handled Exclusively by Sue Frischmann

 

Yahtzee moved into the Top Ten in limited showing.

1 Best in Show

3 Group 1's

2 Group 2's

2 Group 3's

5 Group 4's

 

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

 

Pedigree Award Winner - Number 1 Basset

Breed - All Breed All Systems

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM

New Champions

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU CAPTAIN CRUNCH
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU CHEERIOS
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU KIX
TOPSFIELD-SANCHU COCOA PUFFS
CH JOLLYTIME TPFLD BRENDA STAR
CH TOPSFIELD VISION SILVER NOODLES
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU FRUIT LOOPS
CH TOPSFIELD MINUET
CH TOPSFIELD ANDROMEDA OF VISION
CH VISION LUV POTION NUMBER NINE

New Obedience Title

CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS, CD, ROM

2004 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

WINNERS BITCH & BEST OF WINNERS

 

TOPSFIELD VISION SILVER NOODLES

 BEST OF OPPOSITE SEX IN FUTURITY

 

TOPSFIELD-DEERHILL VALENTINE

2004 Basset Hound Specialty Wins
PILGRIM BHC (JUNE) WD TOPSFIELD-SANCHU CAPTAIN CRUNCH
PILGRIM BHC (DEC) BOB CH TOPSFIELD MOZART
Basset Hound Club of Sacramento BOB CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM
Basset Hound Club of Gtr. Fort Worth BOB CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM
Kentuckiana Basset Hound Club BOB CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM
Gtr. Minneapolis-St. Paul BHC BOB CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM
Dal-Tex Basset Hound Club BOB CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU SPORTS CAR, ROM

 

All Time Top Producing Basset Hound Bitch

 

CH TOPSFIELD JINGLE BELLS, ROM

In 2004, Jingle Bells became the all time top producing Basset Hound Bitch in the history of our breed.
She has produced 21 individual title holders: 20 champions, and 3 obedience title holders, two are dual title holders.  Her most well known sons are CH Topsfield Bumper Cars, CD, ROM and Ch Topsfield Beethoven. 
Jingle Bells is retired and enjoys her time here at Topsfield.  She will always remain in our highest regard for all that she has brought to Topsfield.
Breeders:  Dom and Claudia Orlandi
Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

2004 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

 Group Placing

CH TOPSFIELD VISION
SILVER NOODLES

"Noodles"

WINNERS BITCH

& BEST OF WINNERS

2004 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

Handled Exclusively by Bryan Martin

Noodles finished her championship with her win at the Nationals.

Breeders:  Nancy L. Richmond, Lisa Brackett, Anne Testoni and Bjorn Zetterlund

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi, Claire "K" Steidel, Nancy L. Richmond, Anne Testoni and Bjorn Zetterlund

TOPSFIELD-DEERHILL VALENTINE

"Val"

Best of Opposite Sex in Futurity

Pictured going 1st in the 9-12 Bitch Class

2004 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty
Following the Nationals, Val moved

home with her new owner, Celeste Gonzalez. 

Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeders:  Archie and Carole Kintner 

Owner: Celeste Gonzalez    

A Few of the 2004 Basset Hound Specialty Wins

CH TOPSFIELD MOZART

"Mozart"

Best of Breed

2004 Pilgrim Basset Hound Club Specialty (December) P 

B/J Sanda Launey

Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU CAPTAIN CRUNCH

"Crunch"

Winners Dog

2004 Pilgrim Basset Hound Club Specialty (June)

B/J Jim White
Pictured the following day,
Best of Winners, BJ Carla Lafave
Handled by Linda Panella
Breeder: Claudia Orlandi
Owner:  Dr. Al Inclan

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU

 SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

Best of Breed

2004 Basset Hound Club of Sacramento P April, 2004

B/J Miss D Foote

Handled by Bryan Martin

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

 
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU

SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

Best of Breed

Basset Hound Club of Gtr. Fort Worth

B/J Miss Sonja Henderson Pi

Handled by Bryan Martin

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

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU

 SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

Best of Breed

Kentuckiana Basset Hound Club

May 28, 2004

B/J Brian Pechtold

Handled by Bryan Martin

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

 
CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU

SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

Best of Breed

Gtr. Minneapolis-St. Paul BHC

B/J Col. Robert E. Booth Pi

Handled by Bryan Martin

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

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU

 SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

Best of Breed

Dal-Tex Basset Hound Club

March 19, 2004

B/J Brian Pechtold

Handled by Bryan Martin

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

New Obedience Title

 Multiple Best in Show and BISS Winning

CH TOPSFIELD BUMPER CARS, CD, ROM

"Bumpers"

Qualified
for the Obedience Title

COMPANION DOG

Handled by Linda Panella

Breeders:  Dom and Claudia Orlandi

Owners: Claudia Orlandi and Claire "Kitty" Steidel

New Champions

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU CAPTAIN CRUNCH
Crunch finished his championship

 at eleven months of age under

B/J Carla Lafave
Crunch was handled by Sue Frischmann

 and Linda Panella

Following the completion of his championship, Crunch moved to his new home in Florida with

 his new owner, Dr. Al Inclan

Breeder:  Claudia Orlandi   

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU CHEERIOS

"Cheerios"

Finished his championship
August 13, 2004
 at eleven months of age. 
Pictured at 10 months
with Judge Dana Cline
Handled by Bryan Martin

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU
COCOA PUFFS

"Cocoa"

Winners Dog - South Windsor KC

Pictured with Judge Anthony DiNardo

He finished his championship a few days later going BOW at the age of 14 months.

Judge William Cunningham

Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

 

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU KIX

 

"Kix"

 
Finished his championship
in December 2004
at 15 months of age. 
 
 
  Handled exclusively by Sue Frischmann

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

CH JOLLYTIME TOPSFIELD BRENDASTAR

"Star"

Star is pictured going Best of Winners at 7 months of age under b/j Margie Wikerd

She finished her championship

in July at 13 months, our thanks to 

Judge Michael Canalizo.

Star was handled by

Sue Frischmann and Bryan Martin

Breeder:  Celeste M Gonzalez

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi & Celeste M Gonzalez

CH TOPSFIELD-SANCHU FRUIT LOOPS

"Fruity"

Fruity finished her championship in Dec. 2004 under Judge Terry Stacey by going Winners and BOS at the Ladies Dog Club at 15 months. 

  Pi She is pictured placing 2nd in her class at the BHCA National Specialty to her kennelmate, Topsfield Vision Silver Noodles. 

 B/J Carol Makowski
Handled exclusively by Sue Frischmann

Breeder/Owner: Claudia Orlandi

CH TOPSFIELD MINUET

"Minuet"

 
Pictured finishing her championship in January at the Wisconsin Kennel Club Dog Show
 
Minuet was handled by Bryan Martin and her breeder/owner, Claudia Orlandi

Breeder/Owner:  Claudia Orlandi

 

CH TOPSFIELD ANDROMEDA OF VISION

"Annie"

Annie is pictured finishing her championship with a major at the Hockamock Kennel Club in June under Judge June Penta.

  Pi   She was handled by Sue Frischmann.   

Breeders:  Nancy L. Richmond, Lisa Brackett, Anne Testoni and Bjorn Zetterlund

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi and Judy Tuck

A Few of the 2004 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-SANCHU

SPORTS CAR, ROM

"Sporty"

Pictured left going Best in Show 

Cudahy Kennel Club Dog Show
Judge Prof. Doug Taylor
 
Pictured below going Hound Group 1 Judge Robert D. Smith

Pictured above going Hound Group 1

B/J Jim White

Handled exclusively by Bryan Martin

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

Best in Show & Multiple Group Winning

CH SANCHU-TOPSFIELD YAHTZEE

"Yahtzee"

Hound Group First 

Pictured right with Judge Ron Spritzer

Exclusively handled by Sue Frischmann

Pictured above going Hound Group 1 Judge Neena Van Camp

 
 

Pictured below going Hound Group 2

Judge Patricia Trotter

Breeders/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.