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Final Standings in American Racing and Coursing 2009
# 1 in Coursing (ASFA): Amal, GRC
# 1 in Oval Racing (NOTRA): Amal, GRC and Ch. O'Dah Shi'Rayan, ORC, SGRC 5
# 1 in Sprint Racing (LGRA): Ch. O'Dah Shi'Rayan, ORC, SGRC 5

© Joe Stewart, 2009
The Nubia Memorial Cup winner 2009
is Ch. O'Dah Shi'Rayan, ORC, SGRC5

© Shot on Site
Ch. Najeeba Shi'Rayan becomes the first Sloughi bitch
in the History of the breed to finish a
Superior Gazehound Racing Champion II in American Sprint Racing
SSARA, Crescent, Iowa, November 29 

© de Caprona 2008
At the IABCA shows in Gray Summit, Missouri, October 31-November 1
Rabah Shi'Rayan becomes International Champion
wins Group 3 and 2 Group 4
2 Best Bred By Exhibitor Group 1

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At one IABCA show in Gray Summit, Missouri, and 2 IABCA shows in Hutchinson, Minnesota
Elegantin Laavatomu becomes International Champion
wins 1 Group 2 and 2 Group 4 in a very competitive Hound Group!

Amal coursing in Kansas
© Joe Stewart 2009

Amal wins the highest score of 308 points of all breeds at the event
Nebraska Coursing Association, Omaha, Nebraska October 31

November 1, she wins with a top score of 307 points, a total score shared with a Whippet
and in the dogs running singles with Saber Shi'Rayan and another Whippet

O'DahShi'Rayan finishes the 5th title of Superior Gazehound Racing Champion 5
in American Sprint Racing
 joining 1 other Sloughi, Fahel Shi'Rayan SGRC6
2 Greyhounds and 1 Italian Greyhound.
SSARA, Crescent, Iowa, October10

Amal is the first Moroccan Sloughi to participate in an American lure coursing event, 
finishing the day in great style with one of the 3 top scores of the day 
(287 points, Amal and 2 Whippets)
Heartland Coursing Association, Kansas, September 27

Northland Amateur Racing Club, Cambridge, Minnesota, 
LGRA (Sprint Racing) August 28-29-30

Amal becomes the first Moroccan Sloughi to win a title in American Racing. 
She is the 40th Sloughi Gazehound Racing Champion

Phareeda Shi'Rayan, GRC © 2007 de Caprona

Phareeda Shi'Rayan, GRC wins the Northland Sprint Challenge 
after 3 days of very competitive racing, one point ahead of her dad O'Dah Shi'Rayan SGRC4.
O'Dah Shi'Rayan is Best of Opposite Sex and Best Veteran at that event.

Northland Amateur Racing Club, Kings Ranch, Ramsey, Minnesota
NOTRA (Oval Racing) August 15-16

O'Dah Shi 'Rayan finishes the 16th Oval Racing Champion title for the breed
Amal, our fantastic little racer from Morocco, wins both events!!!

Amal © 2008 de Caprona

IABCA shows, St Helens, Oregon
June 13-14
Shi'Rayan's Nayyir at Mazoe 
wins 3 Best of Group and 1 Best in Show
1 group 2 and 1 Reserve Best in Show
Owners: Ann Chamberlain & Dr. Dominique de Caprona
Handler: Ann Chamberlain
Breeder: Dr. Dominique de Caprona
In Offenbach, Germany, May 27-28,

 Brigitte Noack and her 12 years old Ghada Shi'Rayan
participate in an event in which dogs older than 10 are evaluated for their fitness.
3 judges award the win to Ghada who went home with her favorite treat: a bag of lamb tripe.

Ghada with part of her competition © Noack

Ghada looking up to the treats! © Noack

ASFA International Invitational, Boswell, Oklahoma, May 3
Ch.O'Dah Shi'Rayan wins the Bouthayna Memorial Trophy 2009
(for the second time)
O'Dah is Bouthayna's grandson

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Suhaymah Shi'Rayan becomes the 39th Sloughi Gazehound Racing Champion
in American Sprint Racing 
Shi'Rayan Sloughis Amateur Racing Association
April 26 2009

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# 1 Sloughi in Amateur Sprint Racing 2008
# 5 all breeds
Ch.O'Dah Shi'Rayan, SGRC3

SSARA LGRA race meet, February 21 2009 (Sprint Racing)
Ch.O'Dah Shi'Rayan, becomes the third Sloughi
Superior Gazehound Racing Champion IV
the 11th Sighthound in the USA to do so
(3 Sloughis, 2 Greyhounds, 2 Basenjis, 1 Saluki, 3 Italian Greyhounds)
The other 2 Sloughis are  Fahel Shi'Rayan  and  I'Saar Shi'Rayan

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# 1 Sloughi in Oval Racing 2008
his sister Omneya Shi'Rayan, SGRC

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#1 Sloughi in ASFA Lure Coursing 2008
Ch. Mujiir Shi'Rayan, GRC

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