Topsfield Bassets of Vermont

2016 Highlights

Multiple Group & Multiple Reserve Bests In Show Winning

Multiple Bests in Specialty Show

Silver Grand Champion

GCHB Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven

Whelped 10/14/2008

Dougie's record for 2016 in just ten months of shows includes: 

# 3 All Breed*  
2 Reserve Bests in Show
2 Bests in Specialty Show
6 Group 1's
15 additional group placements
#4 Breed Basset*  
#2 Grand Championship Points*  

 * Canine Chronicle

Breeder:  H.L.M Smits (Netherlands) 
Owners:  Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

 Dougie is handled by A. Candy Carswell

Our sincere appreciation to the judges who have recognized the qualities that Douglas brings to our kennel.  Dougie's beautiful backline, reach and drive and temperament are second to none. 

Grand Champion

Multiple Best in Specialty Show Winning

GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock

Whelped  11/11/2014

Pepe's record for 2016 in just twenty total shows includes: 

# 9 Basset Hound - Breed Points*

# 10 Basset Hound - All Breed

* Canine Chronicle

Best of Breed - Westminster 2016

76 Bests in Specialty Shows

Best in Maturity at the 2016 BHCA National Specialty

Award of Merit at the 2016 BHCA Nationals & the two pre-shows

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez, Nancy Richmond & Sue Frischmann
Owners:  Claudia Orlandi, Niket Rele, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann. 

 Pepe is handled by breeder/owner handler Sue Frischmann, and covered by Candy Carswell when scheduling requires. 

Our deep appreciation to judges who have recognized the qualities of this fine young dog. 

We are proud to present this up and coming young dog to the fancy.  He shows great promise and is blessed with correct 45 Degree angles, front and rear, beautiful backline, great temperament and wonderful breed type.  Topped off with a beautiful headpiece, Pepe is a great example of what we hope for in this breed. 

We look forward to a bright future with him, and welcome Niket Rele to our Topsfield Team as Pepe's co-owner. 

Silver Grand Champion

Multiple Best in Specialty Show Winning

GCHS Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu

A Little Princess

"Sweet Pea"

Whelped  03/19/2013

Sweet Pea's record for 2016 includes: 

# 2 All Breed*  
2 Bests in Show
3 Reserve Bests in Show
1 Best in Specialty Show
19 Group 1's
26 additional group placements
#3 Breed Basset*  
#3 Grand Championship Points*  

 * Canine Chronicle

Breeder:  Suzanne "Sukey" Shore
Owners:  Sukey Shor, Claudia Orlandi & Claire K. Steidel

 "Sweet Pea" is handled by Mike Stone

Sweet Pea is a beautiful, feminine bitch, with terrific angulation and great side gait.  She is a true breeder's bitch who sparkles in the ring.  Claudia couldn't be happier to co-own this beautiful bitch with Sukey.  Sweet Pea's sire is CH Topsfield Maredge Earl Grey and her dam is GCHB Blosssomhil's Mamma Mia. 

Number 2 Basset Hound - All Breed  & # 3 Breed

Canine  Chronicle *

 GCHS Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A Little Princess

Number 10 Basset Hound - All Breed & # 9 Breed

Canine  Chronicle *

Grand Champion Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock

New Grand Champion Titles

Grand Champion Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock

Bronze Grand Champion Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven

Silver Grand Champion Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven

New Champions
CH Spectrum Topsfield Vision Dante's Inferno

CH Topsfield 3 Oaks Lollipop of Vision

CH Topsfield Pop Secret of Vision

CH Topsfield-Lebrera Pinto
CH Topsfield-Lebrera Sol
CH Topsfield-Sanchu Pop Goes The Weasel of Vision
CH Topsfield Vision in Flanders Fields of Cloverhill
2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

AWARD OF MERIT

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GCH Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven

   

B/J Carol Makowski


AWARD OF MERIT

 

GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock

   

B/J Carol Makowski


SELECT BITCH

 

Silver GCH Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A Little Princess

   

B/J Carol Makowski


BEST IN MATURITY

 

GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock

   

B/J Jill Brooker


BEST of OPPOSITE IN

 

Spectrum Topsfield Vision Dante's Beatrice

MATURITY

 

B/J Jill Brooker


BEST VETERAN in

 

GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven

SWEEPSTAKES

 

B/J Bryan Martin


FIELD TRIAL DOGS

 

GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Pow-Wow

   

3rd place

 

 

B/J Roy & Melody Fair


FIELD TRIAL DERBY

 

Topsfield-Lebrera Rosa - 2nd

CLASS

 

Topsfield-Lebrera Diabla - 3rd

   

B/J Roy & Melody Fair


HUNTING PERFORMANCE TEST

 

Topsfield-Lebrera Rosa - Qualifying leg

2016 Basset Hound Specialty Wins
Valley Forge BHC (am) BOB GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
11/25/2016 SD GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
    Judge  Rita Holloway

Valley Forge BHC (pm) BOB GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
11/25/2016   BJ S N Smyth

Badgerland BHC BOB GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
10/03/2016 AOM GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
  RWD Topsfield-Sanchu Pop Secret of Vision
    B/J Mrs. M. Tysseling

Fort Dearborn BHC BOS GCHS Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A Little Princess
10/03/2016  
AOM GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
AOM GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
    WD Topsfield-Sanchu Pop Secret of Vision
    B/J Mrs. C.L. O'Bryant

     
BHCA Regional, MA. BOB GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
8/21/2016 SB CH Vision Topsfield The Poppies Blow
  of Cloverhill
  WB Topsfield 3 Oaks Lollipop of Vision
    B/J Mrs. D. C McKinnon

Pilgrim BHC BOB CH Cloverhill-Topsfield All In The Family
8/20/2016 BOS GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
SD CH Vision Topsfield Between the Crosses
 
  Judge Mrs. A Katona

Pilgrim BHC BOB GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
8/19/2016 BOS CH Cloverhill-Topsfield All In The Family
  SB GCH Vision Spectrum Topsfield Love a
    Mystery, CD, BN, RA, NJP, CGC
  RWD Spectrum Topsfield Vision Dante's
    Paradiso
  WB Topsfield 3 Oaks Lollipop of Vision
    Judge F R Vogel

BHCA Regional, Canfield BOS GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
8/6/2016 SD GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
  WD & Topsfield-Lebrera Sol
BOW
RWD Topsfield-Lebrera Pinto
    B/J Mark Chryssanthis

BHC of Western PA BOS GCHS Daddy Douglas V. Grunsven
8/5/2016 WD Topsfield-Lebrera Sol
    B/J Mrs. M. Tysseling

Northern California BHC SB GCHS Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A
7/31/2016   Little Princess
    B/J D. D. Foote

Northern California BHC BOB GCHS Blossomhil's Topsfield Sanchu A
7/30/2016   Little Princess
    B/J Mrs. B Tetlock

BHC of Western PA BOS GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
05/28/2016   B/J T. Childers

Berkshire Valley BHC (AM) BOB GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
05/06/2016 RWD Topsfield-Lebrera Sol
    B/J Ms. C. M. Gonzalez

Berkshire Valley BHC (PM) BOB GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
05/06/2016   B/J Dr. C McArdle, DVM

Berkshire Valley BHC (PM) BOB GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
03/05/2016 WD & Topsfield-Sanchu Pop Secret of Vision
  BOW B/J Mr. S.D. Gladstone

BHCA Regional  (AM) BOB GCH Topsfield-Sanchu Poppycock
03/05/2016 RWD Topsfield-Sanchu Pop Secret of Vision
    B/J Mr. J.B. Smith

2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

Silver GCH Daddy Douglas
V.  Grunsven

"Dougie"

Award of Merit

2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

B/J Carol Makowski

Handled  by Candy Carswell

Breeder:  HLM Smits

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

 GCH Topsfield-Sanchu
Poppycock

"Pepe"

Award of Merit

2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

B/J Carol Makowski
Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez, Nancy Richmond & Sue Frischmann 

Owners: Claudia Orlandi, Niket Rele, Claire K. Steidel & Sue Frischmann

Silver GCH Blossomhil's
Topsfield-Sanchu A Little Princess

"Sweet Pea"

Select Bitch

2016 BHCA National Specialty

B/J Carol Makowski

Breeders:  Sukey Shor

Owners: Sukey Shor, Claudia Orlandi & Claire K. Steidel  

 Handled By Mike Stone

 GCH Topsfield-Sanchu
Poppycock

"Pepe"

Best in Maturity

2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

B/J Jill Brooker
Handled  by Sue Frischmann

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez, Nancy Richmond & Sue Frischmann 

Owners: Claudia Orlandi, Niket Rele, Claire K. Steidel & Sue Frischmann

Spectrum Topsfield Vision

Dante's Beatrice

"Bea"

Best of Opposite in Maturity

2016 BHCA National Specialty

B/J Jill Brooker

  Breeders:  Anne Testoni, Claudia Orlandi & Nancy Richmond

Owners:  Anne Testoni, Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann

 Silver GCH Daddy Douglas
V. Grunsven

"Dougie"

Best in Veteran Sweepstakes

2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

B/J Bryan Martin
Handled  by Candy Carswell

Breeders:  HLM Smits

Owners: Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

GCH Topsfield-Sanchu
Pow-Wow

"Pow-Wow"

Field Trial Dogs - 3rd Place

2016 BHCA National Specialty

B/Judges Roy & Melody Fair

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Claire K. Steidel & Sue Frischmann

Owners: Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

 Topsfield-Lebrera
Rosa

"Pinkie"

received her first qualifying score at the Hunting Performance Test

2016 Basset Hound Club of America National Specialty

Breeders/Owners: Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann

 Topsfield-Lebrera
Diabla & Rosa

"Diabla" & "Pinkie"

Derby Class - 2nd & 3rd Place

2016 BHCA National Specialty

B/Judges Roy & Melody Fair

Breeders/Owners:  Claudia Orlandi, Sue Frischmann & Guillermo Gonzalez

A great big thank you to the 2016 Nationals Committee.

2016 Champions

 
CH Spectrum Topsfield Vision

Dante's Inferno

Pedro finished his championship 12/10/2016 at a Pilgrim BHC suppoted entry, handled by Candy Carswell under B/J J. Fogel

 He has retired from the ring and is enjoying life in his forever home.   

Breeders: Claudia Orlandi, Anne Testoni, Nancy Richmond & Sue Frischmann

CH Topsfield 3 Oaks Lollipop
of Vision

"PJ"

PJ finished her championship in 10/29/2016 handled by Candy Carswell. 

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Nancy Richmond, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann:

 Owners:  Vickianne & Percy Shepherd

CH Topsfield-Sanchu
Pop Secret of Vision

"Jag"

He was handled in 2016 by

Candy Carswell & Sue Frischmann

Breeders: Claudia Orlandi, Nancy Richmond, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann.

Owners: Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann.

CH Topsfield-Lebrera Pinto

"Pinto"

Finished his championship 8/7/2016 in

Canfield, Ohio.

Breeders/Owners:  Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

Handled by Candy Carswell

CH Topsfield-Lebrera Sol
"Sol"

Sol finished his championship on 8/6/2016 by going WD & BOW under B/J Mark Chryssanthis.

 Sol was handled by Candy Carswell.

Breeders/Owners:

Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

CH Topsfield-Sanchu 
Pop Goes the Weasel of Vision

"Batty"

Batty finished his championship on 4/22/2016. 

He was handled by Candy Carswell & Sue Frischmann. 

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Nancy Richmond, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez & Sue Frischmann

CH Topsfield Vision
in Flanders Fields of Cloverhill

"Fielder"

Finished his championship 1/23/2016.

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Nancy Richmond, Anne Testoni & Lisa Brackett

 

A Few of the 2016 Basset Hound Specialty Wins

Silver GCH Daddy Douglas
V. Grunsven

"Dougie"

Best of Breed

Baderland Basset Hound Club

10/3/2016

Breeder/Judge Mimi Tysseling

Handled by Candy Carswell

 

Breeders:  HLM Smits

Owners:  Claudia Orlandi & Guillermo Gonzalez

Silver GCH Daddy Douglas
V. Grunsven

"Dougie"

Best of Breed
 at the  Pilgrim BHC Specialty
8/21/2016
 Judge F R Vogel
Handled by Candy Carswell

 Breeders/Owners:

  Claudia Orlandi & Judy Tuck

 GCH Topsfield-Sanchu
Poppycock
 

"Pepe"
Best of Breed
 Berkshire Valley BHC
3/5/2016 am & pm
B/J Joseph Smith
Judge S Gladstone
Handled by Sue Frischmann

Breeders:  Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez, Nancy Richmond & Sue Frischmann 

Owners: Claudia Orlandi, Niket Rele, Claire K. Steidel & Sue Frischmann

 

A Few of the 2016 All Breed Highlights

 GCH Topsfield-Sanchu
Poppycock
Best of Breed & Group 2
 Central NJ Hound Association
Breed Judge_  SN Smyth
Group Judge:  Celeste Gonzalez
 
Handled by Sue Frischmann

 GCH Topsfield-Sanchu
Poppycock
On  the move at Westminster
 Kennel Club
Breed Judge:  Barbara Pepper
 
 
Handled by Sue Frischmann

Silver GCH Daddy Douglas
V.  Grunsven

"Dougie"

Hound Group 1

Naugatuck Valley KC

 

Judge Michael Canalizo

 

Handled  by Candy Carswell

Silver GCH Daddy Douglas
V.  Grunsven
Hound Group 2
 Wallkill Kennel Club
 
Judge:  Sharon Lyons
 
Handled by Candy Carswell

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.