Robert & Barbara Gilchrist
Rochester, WA   360-273-5462


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 GCH Blackthorn Hailstorm WC


(Picture at 2 1/2 years)


Call name:  Hail
DOB:  March 14, 2010
Color:  Y

OFA hips good
OFA elbows normal
OFA Cardiac clearance (doppler)
Optigen Normal/Clear
Eyes ACVO clear @ 8 weeks & annually
EIC tested clear

We are pleased  to announce that Hail has a new and loving home with Chinar Labradors in Newtown, CT ... and has gone on to more BOB wins and Group placements.  We will miss this fun boy.

Please direct breeding inquiries to:

Dr. Rock Vali, DVM

Show Record

  • JAM at the LRC, Inc. National Specialty under breeder judge Sharon Grieves - October 11, 2013

  • Select Dog award, Puget Sound LRA specialty under breeder judge Manolo Queijeiro - August 4, 2013

  • JAM, Puget Sound LRA specialty under breeder judge Joanne Fleming - August 2, 2013

  • Select Dog award, Rose City LRC specialty under breeder judge Barb Nowak - July 12, 2012

  • Hail finishes his Championship at 22 months of age with a major Winners Dog, BOW, Best of Breed and a Group 4 at the Tualatin Kennel Club under judge Dana Cline - January 19, 2012!  Thank you, judge Dana Cline!

  • Winners Dog, BOW, 4 point major, Puyallup Valley KC, judge David Cox - January 15, 2012

  • Winners Dog, 5 point major, Sammamish KC under judge Kenneth Clemons - January 14, 2012

  • Winners Dog, G.C.G. Kennel Club under judge Hank Williams - December 11, 2011

  • Reserve Winners Dog, SJVLRC under judge Greg Lynch - March 2011

  • Best Opp Sweeps, Puyallup All Breed Supported Entry by PSLRA - January 15, 2011

  • Best Opp Sweeps, National LRC under  breeder judge Jennifer Stotts - Oct. 14/15, 2010

  • 1st 6-9 AOC Regular, National LRC under breeder judge Kendall Herr - Oct. 14/15, 2010

  • 1st 6-9 AOC Regular, LRSC under breeder judge Betty Graham - Oct. 13, 2010

  • 1st 6-9 AOC Sweeps, LRSC under breeder judge Faith Hyndman - Oct. 13, 2010


Hail had a wonderful first weekend out in October 2010, at the age of 7 months.  Then in January 2012, we went out again to see if he was ready.  What a week!  Hail finished with 3 majors, Best of Breed and a GROUP 4!





2 1/2 years



Select Dog – Puget Sound LRA Specialty 8/4/13 – Manolo Queijeiro



A 4-point major BOW at the Puyallup Valley KC, under judge David Cox - January 15, 2012




Hail and his son, Rain, both passed their Working Certificates on June 1, 2013!




Hail's first introduction to a live shot bird ... he LOVES being a Labrador!

May 14, 2012




23 months




7 months



Hail @ 4.5 months



Hail ... a beautiful puppy at 7 weeks




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