At Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show 2014, the lovely Drika Da Costa Oeste At Asterel (Imp) was awarded Best Bitch & Best Of Breed, under judge- Andrew Brace. Drika came to live at Asterel in December 2013, imported from the breeds` homeland Portugal. The Best Dog was Ir/Int Ch Asterel Sabugeiro At Bamcwt owned by Louise Bermingham & Sue Kendrick. Our Asterel Belmonte was Reserve Best Dog. Welldone Asterel Gang.
In the Rare Breed classes judged by Jeff Luscott, Xuva Da Costa Oeste At Asterel (Imp) was awarded Best Bitch.
In July 2014, the first ever Estrela Mountain Dog will be exported to Australia when Asterel Xudavnown (Braxton) sets off from West Wales on his epic trip to join the Buckley family & the famous Toramis Kennel of Mastiffs in Virginia South Australia. We are so very proud to be the first people to send an Estrela to Australia, especially to people who intend to show him and promote the breed on the other side of the world. We wish Braxton and everyone who will be connected with him in Oz, the very best of luck.
We are pleased to say that the Asterel gang have had a very good 2014 so far. We are very proud of all the “Asterel” dogs whom have won Best Of Breed at the Ch shows so far. Our new Import Drika Da Costa Oeste At Asterel has had a lovely start to her UK show career and at the half way stage, she is in the lead for Uk Dog World Top Estrela 2014.
We are very excited to announce that Asterel Deeago was Best Dog & Best In Show under Steve Bennett,Carol Ogborn received Best Bitch & Res Best In Show with Deeago`s half sister, Asterel Cracklin` Rose (Orla). Carol was also awarded Res Best Dog with Asterel Bronson (Merlin).To top of a great day for the Asterel kennel, Asterel Loura was awarded Best Veteran In Show. Thankyou to the judge and the other owners of Asterel dogs.