Sunday, October 16, 2011


GCH CH Mt View's Ripsnorter Silver Charm
(Photo by Lisa Croft Elliott)

The Mad River Kennel Club wrapped up their two day set in Urbana OH today.   Saturday’s final was judged by Judy Harrington who had her pick of the German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, the Greyhound, GCH CH Gaia’s Elfin Dance, the Cane Corso, CH Scandifio's Titus L'Asino, the Smooth Fox Terrier, J'Cobe Broxden Delilah, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Hallmark Jolei Austin Powers, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Bret D N Engine Co To The Rescue, and the Puli GCH CH Moonshadow Rongyos Kis Medve.

Her BIS was the GWP, Oakley.  Fresh from his BISS at the 2011 National Specialty of the German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America, Oakley collects his fifth BIS and his 30th Sporting Group of the year.

GCH CH Chaoyang’s Take It to the Limit

On Sunday, Oakley would be the only one of the Saturday’s finalists to make it to James Ham’s BIS ring.  The new six were the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Thaon’s Wallstreet, the Great Pyrenees, GCH CH Beren’s Hope of Thorn Hill, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Waybroke Broxden Turning Tanner, the Havanese, GCH CH Qbin’s Happy Feet at Enginuity, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Chaoyang’s Take It to the Limit, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Milestone’s Cool Summer Wind.

Best went to the Shar-Pei, Mossimo.  Massimo & handler Nina Fetter now have two all breed BIS and a breed leading 20 Non-Sporting Groups.  That brings his career total to eight, a breed record for a male Shar-Pei.


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