AKC Lure Coursing

Lure coursing is a system of mechanized lures and pulleys that simulate the unpredictability of chasing live prey. Dogs of eligible breeds—sighthounds—are evaluated for follow, speed, agility, endurance, and overall ability as they pursue an artificial lure zigzagging across an open field. Visit the AKC Site for more Information (Click Here)

SoCal NLCC Runners

On September 13th and 14th, the AKC National Lure Coursing Championship took place up in North Bend, Washington (just outside Seattle).  Our Southern California group was well repesented by 7 hounds: Basenji `Aina, Greyhound Delphi, Ibizan Hound Boo, and the Italian Greyhound troop of Dottie, Daisy, Willow and Dante.  `Aina made it into the NLCC BOB run-off […]

Dior Returns

Dior (MBIS MRBIS CACIB UKC/ARBA/KCUSA GRCh, ISWS CH, UCI/ICKC/IABCA INT'L CH ALLAGANTE CHRISTIAN DIOR, ISWS LCM II, EC II, SRC, ASFA FCH, LGRA GRC, CGC) was sidelined with an injury for four months so he missed 4 of the SoCal Cup qualifying dates, but came back with 9 lure coursing BOB's, 3 BIS's and earned […]

New Champion Medallion

  The SoCal Coursing New Champion medllion is now here.   SoCal Coursing will offer a commemorative medallion for dogs who receive their AKC or ASFA championships during a trial sponsored by one of the clubs affiliated with Southern California Coursing.  Additionally, the names of dogs who have earned the medallion begining in 2013 will be listed on […]


2012 was a busy year for UKC CH Aeracura’s Fantasy Gilbert SRC, Provisional FCH *Gilbert*.  He began coursing in 2012  at just 1.5 years of age. Two months after Silken Windhounds became a provisional breed with ASFA and thereby eligible to earn points, Gilbert and his sister Mini became the first two Silken Windhound Provisional […]

2012 So Cal Top Dogs

The stats are out from AKC for the Top Dogs in Lure Coursing as well as the ASFA stats for the Top 20 Silken Windhounds.  2012 was an amazing year for our Southern California dogs.  For the first time any of us can remember we have 4 dogs who were #1 in their breeds.  Huge […]

JC or QC: Which one?

This is a second article by one of our AKC judges Frank Yeh entitled Selecting a Lure Coursing Test- JC or QC.  It explains the difference between the two types of tests you can enter your sighthound in, the JC or the QC.  This decision is often very confusing or perplexing for many new exhibitors.  […]

Who’s Who at a Trial?

One of our local AKC lure coursing judges, Frank Yeh, has written up a couple of very helpful articles for the website. The first is an article entitled “Who’s who at a lure coursing event” and will be very useful to newcomers or even to experienced lure coursing exhibitors who have never thought about how a […]