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gradual relaxation of the UK’s quarantine restrictions encouraged an influx of foreign, mainly
the late Mrs Jasmine Round - ‘JASAND’
oot and mouth severely disrupted the British show scene, with many shows rescheduled, including
Cruft’s, and two General Championship Shows cancelled.
n an effort to encourage international competition at British Shows the Kennel Club introduced a
simplified and considerable cheaper form of registration for foreign owned dogs.
European, bred Collies to the benefit of both competition and breeding lines, particularly within the Smooth Collie world.
True Blue’s three consecutive Top Rough Collie Brood Bitch awards 2001/2003, including Top Pastoral Group and 3rd overall in the Dog World Top Brood Bitch Table 2002, it can only be deemed a fitting tribute to a dedicated Collie fancier.
osthumous awards are rare in any sport, making Jasmine Round’s ‘Rough Collie Breeder of the Year’ award all the more poignant, when added to Ch Jasand
he Kennel Club identified 29 Native Breeds it considered ‘Vulnerable’, including the Smooth Collie, because they consistently failed to register more than 300 new
specimens each year. Not all enthusiasts agreed with this assessment.
hs Phreelancer Phrosty Moon over Corydon and Ingledene Late Night Love each created records for the number of Challenge Certificates won, the
latter adding a Best In Show (All Breeds), the first post-war bitch to achieve this.
All highlight pages will eventually be extended to match the earlier decades in extent and scope, making frequent returns advisable