It truly was a special ECBC National Show for Marianne Sansouci, Empress member from the State of Maine, maybe one she will remember forever! In June of 2014 the Empress Board of Directors recognized that we are seeing more new mutations, and that our show system needed a way to allow new mutations to be shown and recognize the quality or point out the flaws of new mutations. So the developmental class was born. At the 2015 National Show 2 curlies were shown but did not receive first place ribbons. This year, was a different story, Marianne Sanscouci brought 4 angoras that she entered in the show.
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