Sunday, February 3, 2013


GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare

While Wildwood NJ was the first in the ring this week, the points are in Atlanta GA where the Griffin Georgia Kennel Club, the Sawnee Mountain Kennel Club Of Georgia, the Conyers Kennel Club Of Georgia, and the Lawrenceville Kennel Club are hosting a four show weekend.

GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm 
(Photo by Kayla Bertagnolli courtesy of Best In Show Daily)

The GGKC was up first and they put Jim Reynolds in the final ring with the German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, CH Hunter's Ridge Sure Shot By Kwetu, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Blackhawk Finnegan’s Wake, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Gordon’s Bite of the Apple, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtops And The Winner Is, and the Australian Shepherd,  CH Broadways Cruisin Like Royalty Of Canyon Lake.

The MinPin, Classie, was first to the points copped the first big rosette of the set, while 2012’s Number One Dog, the GWP, Oakley, accepted the Reserve.  Classie comes off a breakout performance on the Florida Marathon with her fifth BIS of the year.

GCH CH Blackhawk Finnegan’s Wake

The next two days belonged to the GWP, Oakley, as he picked up the BACK2BACK wins.  On Friday, Oakley impressed Johan Becerra-Hernandez more than did the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the aforementioned Schnauzer (his Reserve), Wire Fox, or MinPin, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotlight’s Ruffian, or the Briard, CH Majestique Brave Heart.

GCH CH Goldsands Columbus

Saturday  Oakley was Johan Becerra-Hernandez pick over the previously seen Afghan & Schnauzer, his RBIS, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Goldsands Columbus, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Brookhaven Dante, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Lefox Born To Boogie, and the Puli, Cordmaker Topsy Turvey.

Oakley and handler Phil Booth roll into Westminster with determination and seven BIS, the most of any dog this year.


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