Chrystal was pointed at her first show as a puppy. She was second in the Bred By Exhibitor class to the eventual Winners Bitch at the 1997 National, and earned a second major in August. She finished in real style with BOB at the November BCOA Supported Entry in Ocala over 60 Borzoi and went on to place second in the Hound Group.
Checkmate (Zemi) moved to Finland at age 7 months to live with Kirsi-Marja Metsanen of Kennel Palmikon. He earned his first Challenge Certificate shortly after his first birthday, and a second one in August. He finished with a third CC in September of 1998.
Mickey was Reserve at the November BCOA Support Entry in Ocala. She breezed through her minor points and received her first major on August 2nd. She became the first Borzoi Champion of 1999, and our 51st American Champion.