Friday, May 1, 2009


Our first report of the evening comes in from a reader at the St Louis Dog Breeders Association in Gray Summit MO.

CH Easthill Broxden Pop Star

Lining up for judge Charles P. (Skip) Herendeen III were the Golden Retriever, CH Easthill Broxden Pop Star, the Afghan Hound, CH Amare Rider In the Rain, the Doberman Pinscher, CH Marienburg Inaqui Sulkiyaki, the Norwich Terrier, CH Skyscot’s Poker Chip, the Pug, CH Tupelo ShoBoat Tu China Tu, the Lhasa Apso, CH Rushmar’s Charmer, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Harmony Hills Money Talks.

It was the first BIS of the year for the country’s number three Golden, known to his friends as Nick. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Amy Rodrigues-Booth, co-breeder/owner Sandra Kim Hoffen, and co-owners Charma and Megan Hill.


  1. Hi - Sadie was Best in Group Show at Garden State Terrier Club today (Fri) in West Windsor, NJ!! Yeah!!!!
    (Sorry, I do not have other placements)

  2. Yesterday in Salt Lake City Utah Breed History was made as Am/Can Ch. Arkeno's Ears To You went Best In Show!

    The breed (and Best in Show) judge was Mrs. Cec Ringstrom and the Group judge was Mr. Zell von Pohlman..

    Cobb becomes the first Phalene to win an American all breed Best in Show and becomes the eighth of the breed to be an American and Canadian Best in Show Pap. As well he is the 48th American Best in Show Papillon.

    Cobb was handled yesterday by Wood's daughter, Jenny Wornell.

  3. Nick is my mother's and sister's dog and she is so happy to hear this wonderful news at the Newf National (our breed). This is my mom's heart dog and thank to all those who have seen Nick's beauty!

  4. Nick is a beautiful golden, wonderful show dog, he lights up the ring, and is a joy to watch. Nice Job Amy Booth!

  5. Nick is gorgeous, first saw him at the Garden 2 years ago, so happy for his first BIS!!

  6. Sandy Hoffen has 2 fantastic goldens back to back in Newton and Nick--she and Amy Booth know what they're doing!