CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins
Now that we have caught you up on the Fab Five, let’s talk about the other great dogs that won this weekend. New Yorkers spent three days in suburban New Paltz before moving to Staten Island on Sunday. We have told you about the Thursday/Friday shows. Saturday’s Mid-Hudson Kennel Association show in New Paltz saw Elizabeth Muthard in the final ring with the German Shorthaired Pointer, CH Laden Field's Try N Catch The Wind Of Jakalor, the Pharaoh Hound, DC Hallam's Busiris Ra Qena MC LCX, the Great Pyrenees, CH Rivergroves Trump This, the Border Terrier, CH Meadowlake Overnight Celebrity, the Toy Poodle, CH Smash JP Moon Walk, the Bulldog, CH Kepley's Showbiz Razzle Dazzle, and the Bearded Collie, CH Tolkien Raintree Mister Baggins. Her Best was the Beardie, Roy. Roy and handler Cliff Steele are closing in on the all time breed record of 35 all breed BIS. Saturday was their 30th , 15 coming this year.
Sunday, the crowd pitched camp in Staten Island NY for the hometown Staten Island Kennel Club’s show. Roy, and the above named GWP, Border Terrier, & Toy Poodle would join Pat Trotter and the Rhodesian Ridgeback, CH Shabani's Royal Fortune, the Bernese Mountain Dog, CH Liebenhund's Who's Your Daddy, and the Bulldog, CH Kepley's Bailey On Ice. She would choose the Toy Poodle, Walker, as her BIS, Walker and handler Kaz Hosaka have been a major presence in finals these past two years and now have eleven BIS this year.