Thistledown Umberto IAR1006503

DOB 16/02/2011

DNA Certified and Parent verified

DAM Bumble Hill Umber

SIRE Canchones Challenge ET

Thistledown Umberto as a young fellow had a beautiful soft handling and very lusterous fleece. He as successfully shown always placing second in his classes after Thistledown Damali. He as one of a trio of lovely Canchones Challenge ET boys (Damali, Tusak and Umberto) born in 2011. Umberto has a good frame with lovely strong bone.

Canchones Challenge ET was a very dense and lusterous blue black male with a lovely handle to his fleece despite not being overly fine. He had a very good show career in Australia before coming to NZ. Umberto's dam Bumble Hill Umber had Accoyo genetics from the USA.

Fleece Statistics

2011  22.8µ 

2012 24.9µ


One of his first daughters Thistledown Indigo was very successfully shown as a junior and intermediate . She won black junior female and reserve champion black AANZ National show 2014, and at the 2015 AANZ National show, 1st intermediate black female.

Thistledown Umberto is co-owned with Surisupre.