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Ch, Lux Ch Aritaur Sonnet (Darcy)

Ch, Lux Ch Aritaur Sonnet (Darcy)

Ch Korifey Amulet x Aritaur Love You Long Time BH
DOB 16.06.20

Owned by Anya Pardoe, Darcy was bought with no intention of showing, but having realised she was something special, Anya decided to take her out a bit.

At her first Championship show with Anya winning her class, and me handling her in the challenge, she won her first CC from down the line in Post Graduate from Judge Mel Merchant! Over to super handler Sam Jones (Korifey). She won her 2nd CC Bournemouth from Judge Ron James, and Sam & Darcy wasted no time in gaining her 3rd and Crowning CC from Debbie Parsons at Midland Counties.  Darcy won her 4th CC from Spencer Houghton at Midland Dobe Club. Darcy then became a Luxembourg Champion at the Int Lux show 23.

Darcy has been confirmed in pup to Ch, Lux Ch Korifey Vanquish and we expect a very exciting litter in August 2023.

Hips 3:4 (Aus)


vWD – Hereditary Clear

Heart – Troponin 1, Trop ProBNP Normal Sept 22

1st PG & BCC – 3 Counties 22 
Judge Mel Merchant – first time with me handling Darcy
“Br/r standard size with lovely clean outline, good bone and substance but still feminine. Head of correct proportions with well set ears, good reach of neck flowing into strong topline and correct tail-set. Good shoulder, enough forechest, brisket down to elbow, enough turn of stifle, good strong straight hocks, movement true when viewed from any angle, pleased to award her the BCC”.

1st Limit & BCC – Bournemouth 22
Judge Ron James – first time with Sam Jones handling

1st OB & BCC – Midland Counties 22
Judge Debbie Parsons – Sam Jones handling

1st OB & BCC – Midland Dobe Club 22
Judge Spencer Houghton – Sam Jones handling

Sam Jones handling

Bournemouth 22 – Judge Dr Ronald James

“LB 1st: PARDOE, Mrs Anya ARITAUR SONNET, CC, full of quality from head to toe, completely feminine in outlook, excels in build and symmetry with the desired combination of strength and elegance, excellent length of leg, grand head and expression with pleasing eye and ear shapes and placement, excellent balance of front and rear assemblies, clean fronted and with strong quarters, pleased as much on the move as on the stack”.

Midland Dobermann Club 22 – Judge Spencer Houghton

“1st OB Pardoe’s – Aritaur Sonnet – feel for this bitch from the start and wasn’t disappointed when I went over her and got her moving. Standard sized very dark brown & tan. Lovely head with a good dark eye. Long elegant neck leading into a teardrop shaped body with a strong level top line and correct tail set. Lovely fore chest and depth with a good tuck up. So well balanced both standing and on the move”. BCC and BEST IN SHOW

Midland Counties 22 – Judge Debbie Parsons

“Super bitch darkest brown/rust using elegance so clean and pleasing to look at. Head in proportion to body standing on straight front and tight feet, topline strong which she held on the move, correct rear angulation, moved well and handled to perfection, happy to award her bitch CC and so happy to find out that was her 3rd CC and her crown”.

Luxembourg International Show 23 – Judge Rafael Malo Alcrudo

In April 23, Darcy travelled to Luxembourg International Show. The breed judge was Rafael Malo Alcrudo who said: “From the first moment I saw her I couldn’t take my eyes off her”. In a very strong breed, Darcy won Best of Breed, and went forward to the Group 2 which she also won under Group Judge Ricky Lochs-Romans!. Darcy was then shortlisted in BIS under Norman Deschuymere.  Handled to perfection by Sam Jones (Korifey) who with her mother Lynne, bred Darcy’s sire.