Aust Sup CH - Multi BIS/BISS Hunterhound Excalibur (AI)

"Merlin"

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Australia's first SUPREME CHAMPION Bloodhound & the highest awarded Bloodhound in Australian History


MULTI ALL BREEDS BEST IN SHOW & SPECIALTY BEST IN SHOW


Merlin is from our long awaited KING ARTHUR litter.

His mother is BISS/ Multi RUBISS CH FLUSHTIMES CW LADY OF THE LAKE TDX (Imp Swe)

and his father is

AM CH CT Mojustas Challenge of Churchil


2017 begins successfully for Merlin with immediately being awarded BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP, then at only his second show for the year he was awarded BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW at the Wingham Show Society All Breeds Show


2016 was another successful year for Merlin. Once again only lightly shown but was highly awarded receiving MULTI BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP & RUNNER UP BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP. Some of the major highlights were as follows:

BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW - Gunnedah & District Kennel Club April 2016

Runner Up to BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW - Brisbane Water Legacy Show June 2016


2015 sees Merlin return to the Show ring after 4 months off...and he hits the ground running!

BEST IN SPECIALTY SHOW & RUNNER UP BEST IN SPECIALITY SHOW

BEST IN SHOW & RUNNER UP BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW - All breeds

MULTI BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP(BIG1) & MULTI CLASSES IN GROUP/SHOW

2015 Main highlights have been


~ HOUND OF THE YEAR 2015 - Hound Club of NSW ~

~ AMISH CHALLENGE WINNER ~

North of the Harbour ABKC Show July 2015

**BEST EXHIBIT IN SHOW** - Fairfield & District All Breeds KC November 2015

BEST IN SHOW - Hound Club of NSW Specialty Show October 2015

RUNNER UP TO BEST IN SHOW - Hound Club of NSW Specialty Show April 2015 under UK Hound Specialist Mrs Vivienne Phillips

RUNNER UP TO BEST IN SHOW - Hills District KC All breeds Show

Looking forward to seeing what the future brings for this handsome lad!!


2014 saw Merlin have an amazing start to his Show career. At the tender age of 7 months he won BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP at the 2014 International Spring Fair, against a very respectable 170 hounds. He has impressed both domestic & International judges & as such has amassed an astounding 22 Class awards, which includes 2 x BEST EXHIBIT IN GROUP & 9 BEST CLASS (Baby puppy & Minor) IN SHOW to finally achieve his title. Merlin can now be known as an AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION, which he attained at 7 1/2 months


Health Clearances - Hips 0:2 Elbows 0:0 DM clear/normal Heart clear - Echo Cardiologist


Pedigree
Breed : Bloodhound Bred by : Michelle Ashpole
Sex : Dog Owned by : Michelle Ashpole
Date of Birth : 28-Jan-14 Handled by : Michelle Ashpole
Call Name : Merlin Available for stud : No
Sire : Am.Ch CT MoJusta's Challenge of Churchil S: Am Ch Churchils I'll Take the Challenge S: AM Ch Ripple Creek's Lone Challenger
D: Am Ch Shilohs Nomoblues O Churchil
D: Churchils Moonbell Treasure TD S: Am GR Ch Churchils Treasured Moon
D: Am Ch Churchils Iron Belle Satine
Dam : Ch. Flushtimes CW Lady of the Lake TDX (Imp Swe) S: Aristos Q King Pellinore (Swe) S: Scipio Famous Alhavant (Cze)
D: Aristos Queen Ginevra (Pol)
D: Smart Noses Bag Lady (Swe) S: Ballamourn Mr Bowjangles (Fin)
D: Diva Du Noble Limier (Fin)

Results

  • 25-Mar-18  Best in Show, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred in Show
    Hound Club of NSW (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 2-Oct-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred in Show
    Hound Club of NSW Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 30-Sep-17  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    Hills Dog Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 30-Jul-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Warners Bay Dog Sports Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 17-Jun-17  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    Dogs NSW Public Relations Committee (Dogs On Show) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Jun-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Hunter Valley Hound Club (Show 1) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Jun-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Hunter Valley Hound Club (Show 2) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Jun-17  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    Newcastle & Northern District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 28-May-17  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    Ku-Ring-Gai Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 21-May-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Cessnock Dog Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 21-May-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Cessnock Dog Club (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 19-May-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Lake Macquarie All Breeds Kennel Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 19-May-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Lake Macquarie All Breeds Kennel Club (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 14-May-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    Medowie & District All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 7-May-17  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    Morisset & District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 29-Apr-17  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred in Group
    Ladies Kennel Association of NSW (BLUE SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 29-Apr-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred of Breed
    Ladies Kennel Association of NSW (GOLD SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 22-Apr-17  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred in Show
    St George District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 9-Apr-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred of Breed
    Hound Club of NSW (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 2-Apr-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open of Breed
    Fairfield & District All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 26-Mar-17  Best in Show, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Show
    Wingham Show Society Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Mar-17  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Open in Group
    The Lake District Canine Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Mar-17  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Aust Bred in Group
    Newcastle A H & I Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 27-Nov-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Fairfield & District All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 20-Nov-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Dalwood Children's Home Charity Shows (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 13-Nov-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Maitland & Kurri District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Nov-16  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Nov-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 4-Nov-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 23-Oct-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Manly & District Kennel & Dog Training Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Oct-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    The Hound Club of NSW (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 24-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Lake Macquarie All Breeds Kennel Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 24-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Cessnock Dog Club (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 23-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Lake Macquarie All Breeds Kennel Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 23-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Lake Macquarie All Breeds Kennel Club (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 18-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Hunter Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 17-Sep-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Hunter Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Woodlands & Childrens Charity Homes (AM) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Sep-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Newcastle Toy & All Breeds Kennel Club (PM) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 2-Sep-16  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Newcastle Toy & All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 20-Aug-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Nor-West Canine Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 13-Aug-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Port Stephens Dog Sports Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Aug-16  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    The Bay City All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Aug-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Port Stephens Dog Sports Club Inc (PM) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 31-Jul-16  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Kempsey & Macleay Valley Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 24-Jul-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Gosford City Canine Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 10-Jul-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Sutherland Shire All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Jun-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Brisbane Water Legacy Dog Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Jun-16  R/Up in Show, Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Brisbane Water Legacy Dog Club (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Jun-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Newcastle & Merewether Combined Canine Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 14-May-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Hills Dog Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 22-Apr-16  Best in Show, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Gunnedah & District Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-Apr-16  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Hound Club of NSW (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 19-Feb-16  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Novocastrian Ladies Canine Association (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 29-Nov-15  Best in Show, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Fairfield & District All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 22-Nov-15  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Dalwood Children's Home Charity Shows (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 7-Nov-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 7-Nov-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 6-Nov-15  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Northern All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Oct-15  Best in Show, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    The Hound Club of NSW Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 19-Sep-15  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Hunter Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 22-Aug-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate of Breed
    Nor-West Canine Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 15-Aug-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Show
    Hunter Valley Hound Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 15-Aug-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    Port Stephens Dog Sports Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 31-Jul-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Intermediate in Group
    The Sydney Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 24-Jul-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    T & G All Breeds Dog Club of NSW (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 19-Jul-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    The North of the Harbour All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Jul-15  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Sutherland Shire All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Jul-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior of Breed
    Hawkesbury Kennel Club Inc (SHOW A) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Jul-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Hawkesbury Kennel Club Inc (SHOW B) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 27-Jun-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior of Breed
    Warners Bay Dog Sports Club Inc (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 27-Jun-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior of Breed
    Warners Bay Dog Sports Club Inc (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 21-Jun-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    Parramatta & Districts All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 14-Jun-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    Brisbane Water Legacy Dog Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Jun-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior of Breed
    Newcastle & Merewether Combined Canine Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 23-May-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Ku-Ring-Gai Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 16-May-15  R/Up in Show, Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    Hills District Kennel & Training Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 9-May-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Newcastle & Northern District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 9-May-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    Hunter Valley Hound Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 3-May-15  R/Up Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Morisset Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 25-Apr-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior of Breed
    County of Cumberland Kennel Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Apr-15  R/Up in Show, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    The Hound Club of NSW Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 22-Mar-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Liverpool & District All Breeds Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 14-Mar-15  R/Up Best in Group, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    The Lake District Canine Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 14-Mar-15  R/Up Best in Group, Dog CC, Junior in Show
    The Lake District Canine Club (PM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 6-Mar-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior in Group
    Newcastle A H & I Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 28-Feb-15  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Junior of Breed
    Medowie & District All Breeds Kennel Club (AM SHOW) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 2-Nov-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Puppy in Group
    County of Cumberland Kennel Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 12-Oct-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Group
    Manning River A & H Society Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 21-Sep-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Group, 1st Puppy S/Stakes
    Hunter Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 6-Sep-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Group
    Woodlands & Childrens Charity Homes (AM) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 6-Sep-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show, 1st Puppy S/Stakes
    Newcastle Toy & All Breeds Dog Club (PM) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Sep-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show, 2nd Puppy S/Stakes
    Newcastle Toy & All Breeds Dog Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 29-Aug-14  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show
    Dogs NSW International Spring Fair (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 23-Aug-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Group
    Norwest Canine Association Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 16-Aug-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show
    Hunter Valley Hound Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 16-Aug-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show
    Port Stephens Dog Sports Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 8-Aug-14  Best in Group, Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show
    Mid North Coast Canine Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 2-Aug-14  Best of Breed, Dog CC, Minor in Show
    The Sydney Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 25-Jul-14  Baby in Group
    T & G All Breeds Dog Club of NSW Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 18-Jul-14  Baby of Breed
    The North of the Harbour All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 13-Jul-14  Baby of Breed
    Sutherland Shire All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 5-Jul-14  Baby of Breed
    Penrith Kennel & Obedience Club Inc (Blue Show) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 27-Jun-14  Baby in Show
    Warners Bay Dog Sports Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 22-Jun-14  Baby of Breed
    Parramatta & Districts All Breeds Kennel Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 7-Jun-14  Baby of Breed
    Newcastle & Merewether Combined Canine Club Inc (AM Show) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 7-Jun-14  Baby of Breed
    Newcastle & Merewether Combined Canine Club Inc (PM Show) (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 31-May-14  Baby of Breed
    St George District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 24-May-14  Baby in Show
    Ku-Ring-Gai Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 17-May-14  Baby of Breed
    Hills District Kennel & Training Club Inc (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 10-May-14  Baby of Breed
    Newcastle & Northern District Kennel Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     
  • 10-May-14  Baby of Breed
    Hunter Valley Hound Club (NSW) (Champ Show)
     

Contact Details

Michelle Ashpole
Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia
Phone : 0414266955
Email : [email protected]