Monday, March 11, 2013


GCH CH Lightning Strike El Xargall

Many of the nation’s top dogs were in suburban Nashville for the quartet of shows hosted by the Nashville Kennel Club and the Tullahoma Kennel Club of Tennessee.  We left you with the reports on Thursday and Friday shows.  Here’s how the weekend turned out.

GCH CH Claircreek Impression de Matisse

Saturday BIS judge Donovan Thompson gathered up the German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Jakar An Affair Most Wicked, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek Impression de Matisse, the Wire Fox Terrier, Fox Creek Jp I Wish, the Pekingese, GCH CH Yakee Easily Persuaded, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Jaset’s Satisfaction, and the Briard, GCH CH Lightning Strike El Xargall.

The two who walked away with the top awards were his BIS, the Briard, Thunder, and his RBIS, the PWD, Matisse.  It’s the first BIS in two final appearances this year for Thunder.  Congratulations to breeder Elena Alberich Rodriguez, owners Tommy & Merry Jeanne Millner, and handler Gretchen E Conradt.

GCH CH Jaset’s Satisfaction 
(Photo by Lynda Beam)

Sunday Chuck Winslow would see the same GWP, the Scottish Deerhound, Highlanders Celtic Carol, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Blackhawk Finnegan’s Wake, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Goldsands Columbus, the Maltese, GCH CH Ta-Jon’s Pawsitively Pawparrazzi, the above named Standard Poodle, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey’s Tails of Mystery.

GCH CH Blackhawk Finnegan’s Wake

His Best was the Poodle, London, and his Reserve was the Schnauzer, Finn.  It was the fourth BIS of the year for London and the 93rd career Best for 2012’s Number One Non-Sporting Dog. 


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