Ch. Monarch Sylvan Zorro
Zorro and his brother Boston came to us as puppies from a litter co-bred with Tammy and Shawn Smith
In his class career, Zorro won a 5 point major and a BOB from the classes in 2002, then at age two, he ate a foreign object, necessitating surgery. It took quite a while for his coat to recover from the emergency clinic's clippers. He came back to the ring in late Spring of 2003 and won at most of the shows he went to, finishing with another major in August.
In 2004, Zorro thrilled us by coming down to the final two competitors at the Centennial National Specialty in a an entry of 605 Borzoi. He was shown to the first Award of Merit by his co-breeder, Shawn Smith. This is only the second time Zorro had been in the ring as a Special.
In November 2004 and 2006, Zorro was Best of Breed at the BCOA supported entry in Ocala, and placed third in the Hound Group both times.
Zorro went to the National Specialty in Rhode Island in April 2007, and for the second time, he was among the final few Borzoi standing at the end of the Best of Breed judging, taking home an Award of Merit.
Zorro was a terrific driving dog; easy-going, with a great work ethic and long, smooth stride. Working as a team with his brother, Boston, he logged hundreds of miles in harness on our country roads. This was Zorro's favorite activity, though in Florida's heat, only possible for a few months each winter.
Bred to Ch. Sylvan Dominique, Zorro is the sire of
Ch. Sylvan Empress of India
and Sylvan Donatella JC, born November 4, 2002.
Bred to Ch. Gavril Sky Run Vidalia Sweet, Zorro is the sire of:
Ch. Gavril Larkspur at Ridgeside - Sweeps and Specialty winner, Group placing
Gavril Lil' Red Corvette - Best in Sweeps winner, 5 point supported entry major at 9 months
Bred to Ch. Seabury Sylvan Zaralaika JC, FCh, Zorro is the sire of
Ch. Sylvan Pantera JC - three majors at 9 months old
Ch. Sylvan Coaltown Redux JC - majors on specialty weekends
born April 27, 2005.
Bred to Ch. Sylvan Metallic Minx via frozen semen he sired
Sylvan Annie Oakley - pointed in the ring, AKC and ASFA pointed
born November 25, 2014.
Bred to BIS, BISS GCHS Sylvan Silver Springbok via frozen semen, he is the sire of
Ch. Sylvan Wishfire
Sylvan Circle of Steele - one point to go...
Sylvan Tickle The Ivory - major pointed
Sylvan Kingfisher - major pointed, BOB winner
Sylvan Eleonora - major pointed, BOS in National Futurity
Sylvan Ridgeside Sunset - pointed
Sylvan The Captain at Ridgeside - Sweepstakes winner
Zorro's littermates include
Born September 4, 2000