Porthcurno The Right Stuff
(Sergio). DOB 12-05-15. Bred the same as our Zen, Sergio is still a young dog. Lightly shown so far he has won well for us at the 2015 Pointer Club NZ Specialty.
Ch.Chesterhope Pininfarina at Porthcurno
(Jack). DOB 31-01-13. A handsome son of our Zen, bred in conjunction with Diane O'Neill from her famous Ch.Chesterhope Twist of Fate, is a fun-loving outgoing young dog. Jack now lives in Australia at "Turnix".
Porthcurno Berlinetta Lusso
(Zen). DOB 06-12-11. Zen is a very special dog to us, the result of over 30 years breeding Pointers.He has been carefully bred with a strong emphasis on the top UK import lines available in Ausralasia over the years.
Ch.Chesterhope Razor Sharp at Porthcurno
(Boyd). DOB 27-02-06. Bought to show alongside our Juniper, Boyd has won Best In Show at our Specialty show.
He has also won Group and In Show awards at All Breeds shows under gundog specialists.
Tartan Tights (Juniper). DOB 25-08-04. An elegant bitch Juniper has
won Best In Show at our Specialty show. She also has won Groups and Best In Show at All Breeds shows.
Highlander (William). DOB 29-05-01. A striking young dog William has in limited showing
won many Group 1 awards, and of age In Show awards also. No longer with us, he lives on via his sister and her daughter Juniper (above).
Ch. Porthcurno Cloud Chaser
(Valentine). DOB 6-1-95 Valentine was our current show bitch for many years, now retired.
Winner of the Inaugural Pointer Club of N.Z. Ch.show under international judge Karin Ashe (Scanpoint
Pointers USA), as well as B.I.S. at Seddon Districts Gundog Society Ch.Show, BOB at NZKC Southern
Classic, and many other Group 1 wins she has done us proud.
Our import NZ Ch. Galema Kiowa
of Crookrise (imp UK) (Thomas) DOB 6-6-93 was mated to Savannah and from this litter we kept
Ch. Porthcurno Cloud Chaser (above). Although only with us for a short while his influence (and
that of his sire UK CH Crookrise Old Glory) on our dogs has been strong.
friend -Ch Rhodes Southern Comfort
(Quigley). DOB 12-12-93. Our sincere thanks to Raynor Bonnington for letting us have him. Shown
fearlessly for many years he won countless groups, B.I.S.All Breeds plus two Res.B.I.S. and was very
nearly a Grand Champion.
Savannah's second litter was to Aust Ch. Vossmead
Firecrest of Crookrise (imp UK). From this litter we kept Ch.Porthcurno
Rose Touch (Rose) and also the dog Ch.Porthcurno Soleil D'Or.
Rose's Many wins include Res.B.I.S. Pointer Club of N.Z. under Malcolm Leslie (UK) plus B.I.S.
all breeds and many group wins. DOB 25-10-96
Ch.Porthcurno Soleil D'Or (Marcus), DOB 25-10-96 brother to our Rose,
lived with Junior Handler Becky Randall and together they had many good wins. All breeds B.I.S.,
Seddon Districts Gundog Society B.I.S., plus many group wins. Sadly Marcus died recently.
Grand Ch. Porthcurno Touchin' Wood (Savannah).
DOB 16-9-90 Savannah is the dam of (amongst others) Valentine, Rose & Marcus, and grand-dam
of Morse. The first Grand Champion Pointer Bitch in N.Z. and for many years the only one her wins
are too many to mention.
Ch. Porthcurno Blue Moon (Stella) (owned by Marlene Zanders)
An excellent winner and dam in her own right.
In 1997 we were
privileged to acquire the famous UK Ch. Crookrise Old Glory (Flag)
from Cicely Robertshaw. His bloodlines have helped our breeding programme immensely. DOB 4-7-90
Since Flag's arrival we've used him to
produce Porthcurno Blue Peter (Morse). Unshown, he enjoys his life in the country
close to us and will be of use to our future breeding programme. DOB 29-9-97
Ch. Porthcurno Black Flash (Flash). DOB 3-4-84 Flash is the
grand-sire of Porthcurno Blue Peter. A son of the famous Hazelbarrow Jude (imp UK) he was a successful
show dog also.
Ch. Porthcurno Touch of Gold (Angie). DOB 3-4-84.
A big winner in the show ring in her day, Angie was mated to NZ Ch. Crookrise Sirius (imp UK). This litter gave us two great bitches,
Stella and our bitch Grand Ch. Porthcurno Touchin' Wood.
All our current home-bred dogs stem from our old favourite Ch. Audrey
of Bernolga (Flirt). DOB 11-10-80 Mated to Hazelbarrow Jude (imp UK), Flirt gave us two
lovely dogs Ch. Porthcurno Touch of Gold and Ch. Porthcurno Black Flash above.