Moka completed her canadian Master Hunter title on July 28th, she is now Nordais Chase’s Moka WCX CGC Can/Am MH***. She becomes one of the few Chesapeakes with both the canadian and american Master Hunter titles, and the first canadian bred to do so. At the same trial, her son Nordais Rebel of Hot Timber JH, “Rebel”, ( By FC AFC Distagon ), owned and handled by Chris Stoddart, completed his Junior Hunter title at 9 months of age.
Moka‘s littermate, Rudy, owned by Wendy Shepard Chisholm, became the breed’s 14th Dual Ch AFC in the U-S by winning an Open on August 19th, handled by Mitch Patterson. There are only 2 Dual Ch AFCs in all retriever breeds, and they are Chesapeakes: Dual Ch AFC Westwind’s Rudy of Nordaisand Dual Ch AFC Gambler’s Dilwyn-Stacked Deck MH.
At the 2001 American Chesapeake Club Field Trial Specialty, three littermates out of the FC AFC Distagon X Moka breeding ran in the Senior puppy stake, and they all placed. Distagon’s ATV of Nordais, “Hummer”, owned by Bruce Mitchell took 2nd, Nordais Distagon’s Douce, “Douce“, owned by Mario Beauregard andNordais Double Cross, “Cole”, owned by Eric Nikolaus took JAMs. Watch for these promising littermates, Cole, Douce and Hummer, and also “Rebel” and “Femme” next year in the Derby and Junior stakes.
Nordais Balzac CD (Ch. Risky River Manhattan Skyline JH X Nordais Rudy’s Stormy Bayou SH**) completed his canadian companion dog title on October 25th. He is owned, trained and handled by Ann-Renée Lemay. Congratulations for this team work and good luck for the CDX!