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Russian Borzoi:  Lois Spiers & canines established since 1987. At Russian Borzoi located in Florida for the moment, the emphasis is on breeding quality not quantity & breeding to the Borzoi Standard.  My Borzoi are asthetically pleasing to the eye, typey, correct, functional & sound. DC (CH & FC) Greyhaven Eclipse of the Moon JC SC FCh V-FCh JOR ORC CGC X Russian Lady Garnet JC SC have AKC pointed children, ie: Ruby, Legacy, Madeline, River & Spirit! ! CH Russian Platina JC SC JOR ORC AKC pointed at 6 months 1 week old winning WB/BW/BO over adult competition & a Best of Breed from puppy class over adults 10/8/06. My  pups are home raised as integral family members.  Showing & coursing are not the only interests, however, my life revolves around the dogs. Many of my Borzoi reside in loving companion homes. Quality companions come from the same litters as show prospects! Visit the What's New! page for latest accomplishments!
Group Placing, BCOA TSE Best in Sweeps, major FC pointed, CH Greyhaven This Rough Magic JC SC, ASFA pointed, DM clear, sired a litter of 10 exotic puppies with Russian Color of the Wind.  We are looking forward to their success in the ring, field & couches with their new owners. "Aidan" has been selected to be the sire of our next litter.
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LAST UPDATED Feb 8, 2011
AKC pointed Sirhan Amasonka Chekovna, "SONYA", on right, at 9 months old, breeders Audrey & J Benbow of Sirhan Borzoi, my foundation bitch.  Below is Group Winning, Top 10 Ch Steppenwolf King Richard, "RICHARD", at 5 years old. Breeders Bonnie Lapham of Steppenwolf Borzoi & Audrey & J Benbow of Sirhan Borzoi, my foundation stud dog & sire of 5 AKC conformation Champions & 1 Field Champion
Current member of: Sunshine State Coursing Club & SOMOS
Past member of: Borzoi Club of Greater Atlanta-4 years
Appalachee Coursing Club-2 yrs
, past secretary & trophy chairman & conformation instructor for All Breed: Greater Ocala Dog Club-8 yrs
Richard was my ideal Borzoi. My first Borzoi did well going to the Top 10, winning a Hound Group 1, siring  5 AKC Champions & 1 FCH. We were both novices.  When my line of Borzoi win, they win on their own merits, not because of politics. My Borzoi are sound, functional & asthetically pleasing to the eye, & typey! I breed to the standard! I pay attention to the details of the breed like breeding correct fronts, rears, toplines (paramount to correct soundness), feet (not a finer point), ears, tailset. Ears, eyes & feet have been considered immemorial as the hallmark of a well-bred Borzoi! Some of the finer points of the breed are virtually ignored by some (ears, heads)
You Be the Judge
DC (CH & FC) Greyhaven Eclipse of the Moon JC SC FCh V-FCh JOR ORC CGC
Select Dog at BCOA TSE  11/12/10 Eclipse is a phenomenal Borzoi excelling in coursing, racing, and in the ring. He tied for #7 Borzoi in NOTRA in 2010, while his son River, tied for #9 Borzoi in NOTRA.
Breeder: Marilyn Polsfuss, Greyhaven Borzoi
Breeder/Judge Chris Neale, Sylvan Borzoi awards Eclipse -stud fee puppy from CH Russian Moonlight Sonata bred to Greyhaven Magy Noir CD CGC, (M. Polsfuss breeder), WD/BW & Best of Breed. Breeder/Judge Jim Sillers of Seabury Borzoi awards WD. Eclipse is sire of 5 AKC pointed children & 2 JCs from  Russian Lady Garnet JC SC.  Son, River JC JOR ORC wins WD/ BOB ! Son, Spirit wins WD/BOB & RWD 4 point major & 1/11 wins WD/ Best of Breed over my special!!
Special Star
Russian Midnight Legacy Puppy Hound Grp 2-2006 Orlando Breeder's Showcase at 6 1/2 months. Brother, Russian Spirit In the Sky Hound Grp 2-2007 Orlando Breeder's Showcase.Next day WD & BOB for 1st point! Sister, Russian Catch the Wind at Steppenwolf JC -WB for 1st point-2/2/07-6-9 month puppy class over adult bitches. Earns JC 7/20/07!     AKC ptd/FC ptd Russian Moon River at Twin Acres JC JOR ORC                                ORC
CH Russian Platina JC SC JOR ORC, 92 ASFA points so far. In ring-3 pt mjr BW-7/15/07. WB/BW/BOB 12/16/07. WB/BW/BO 3 pt major 1/18/09. Hound Grp 2 in Breeders Showcase 12/12/08
2012 Westminster Best of Breed Winner,Multi-Grp Placing BCOA TSE SBISweeps GCH Greyhaven This Rough Magic JC SC FCh wins all singles from puppy classes, 3 Best of Breeds, Puppy Hound Grps 1 & 2.  Championship 7/28/07-12 months 3 weeks, 6 days old. SBISweeps at 17 1/2 months old.  Aidan in ASFA-  has 60 points & 1 JOR leg ! DM clear   MOVEMENT check this out 
Owner: Lois Spiers
1990 Top 10 Group Winning
CH Steppenwolf King Richard
Halloween 08
HEART normal  EYES clear
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BISweeps/ mjr FC ptd & CH Windrift Easy Lover JC SC JOR FCH
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Aidan wins Best of Breed at Westminster Feb 13, 2012
Westminster 2012