GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare
(Photo by Rhonda Cassidy)
We start our Monday Morning Mop Up with reports from around the South. First we go to Perry GA where the Columbus Kennel Club, the Southeast Alabama Kennel Club, & the Macon Kennel Club collaborated on fours shows a week ago. The KC was up first on Thursday and they asked judge Barbara Dempsey Alderman to take the day one final. She chose her Best and Reserve from the English Setter, GCH CH Lochlomond's Wrapped Up In You JH, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Snowmist's Quidditch Seeker, the Wire Fox Terrier, GH CH AfterAll Painting the Sky, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Glenleigh Gang's 'N Roses and the Old English Sheepdog, CH Daisies N Dreams Master Sebastian.
GCH CH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue
Judge Alderman gave the MinPin, Classie, the BIS, and the Wire Fox, Sky, the RBIS. The win would be Classie’s first of three for the set. The following day judge Linda More would prefer Classie over her RBIS, the Welsh Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Lokavi´s Battle Flag Of The South, the same Siberian, Seeker, the Wire Fox Sky, the previously seen Bichon, Governor, and the Puli, CH Cordmaker’s Topsy Turvey.
GCH CH Glenleigh Gang's 'N Roses
Saturday Classie would watch the Italian Greyhound, GCH CH Wyson Swan Princess, advance to the final ring where judge Arley Hussin would choose the aforementioned Welsh Springer, Maddux, as his Best and the Bichon, Governor, as his Reserve, while the Bluetick Coonhound, GCH CH Charwin Fairmont Sweet Society Blue Snuff, the Siberian, Seeker, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab Bayleigh Maid of Honor, and the now familiar Puli, Charlotte watched.
CH Cordmaker’s Topsy Turvey
(Photo by Rudie)
Sunday Classie was back to accept the big rosette from Joe Gregory who also chose the Puli, Charlotte, as his Reserve. Rounding out the final were the Weimaraner, GCH CH Doc N Camelot's Heaven Can Wait, the Coonhound, Snuffy, the Great Dane, GCH CH Longo Miller N Lore's Diamond Lil, the West Highland White Terrier, CH Camcrest Andsurely Jasmine, and the Bichon, Governor.
The three BIS brings Classie’s 2013 take to 24 BIS this year. More importantly, it puts her in a dead heat with the Number Two Dog All Breeds.
GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie
This weekend Classie was back in her native Florida for the Inverness Florida Kennel Club’s two shows in Brooksville. Saturday Classie would be joined in judge Judith Franklin’s final by the Weimaraner, GCH CH Rissana Hillwood's Perfect Crime, the Smooth Dachshund, CH Passport Boy You’re One of My Kind SS, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Mileka's Belle Starr, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtops And The Winner Is, and the Old English Sheepdog, CH Wynward's Remember That. Best would go to the Skye, Charlie, and Reserve was reserved for the Siberian, Belle Star.
GCH CH Mileka's Belle Starr
Charlie would do it all over again the next day, this time with judge Charles Olvis, going BIS while Classie went RBIS. Also vying for an award were the Golden Retriever, CH Ingot's K9 Connection, the Saluki, GCH CH Hediyeh Uriela Priya Bat Yosef JC (Is it just us, or are there not beautiful Salukis everywhere you turn these days?), the Rottweiler, GCH CH Avatar Summer Storm Chaser RN, the above named Bichon, LJ, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, CH Telltail Like A Rolling Stone.
These are the first BIS for Charlie, the latest beautiful Skye from breeders/owners Eugene Z Zaphiris & Matthew H Stander and handler Larry Cornelius. Congratulations to them all.
GCH CH Yakee’s Easily Persuaded
Meanwhile, over in Manassas VA the Mattaponi Kennel Club would put John Wade in the final ring with the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Cerise Sentinel, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess, the Akita, GCH CH CR Wicca’s Trade Secret, the Miniature Schnauzer, CH Blythewood Lovely Gigolette, the Pekingese, GCH CH Yakee’s Easily Persuaded, the Tibetan Spaniel, GCH CH Kan Sing Tenzin, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Masquerade Mikey Likes It.
GCH CH Kan Sing Tenzin
His Best was the Peke, Rodger, and his Reserve was the Tibbie, It’s the fourth this year for Rodger and owner/handler David Fitzpatrick.
GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess
Stephanie Hedgepath had the judge’s book on Sunday and the Irish Setter, GCH CH Cairncross Concierge with Tullane, the same Bloodhound, Nathan, the Boxer, GCH CH Hi Tech The King of Sherry Shoot Jp, the Norfolk Terrier, GCH CH Yarrow Venerie Ticket to Ride, the Peke, Rodger, the Tibbie, Tenzin, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Nchanted Silk Lining.
BIS& RBIS went to the Bloodhound, Nathan, and the Tibbie, Tenzin. It’s the first Best for Nathan and handler Heather Helmer. Congratulations to Heather, breeders Bryan & Chris Flessner & Heather Buehner, and owners Shirley VanCamp, Heather Buehner, & Zack Helmer.
GCH CH Foxbend Colour Me More
(Photo by Infocusbymiguel)
Cross the state line in Gray TN, the Greater Kingsport Kennel Club was set up for the weekend. Dr Linda Fowler had the day one final and the company of the Weimaraner, GCH CH Poets Bossa Nova Baby, the Greyhound, GCH CH GrandCru Orion With Mistweave, the Alaskan Malamute, CH Tugar's Taking On Tyson, the Parson Russell Terrier, GCH CH Foxbend Colour Me More, the Pug, GCH CH Caper’s Sirius Endeavor, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Luminary Black Velvet Bejeweled With Pearls, and the Australian Shepherd, Nightstars Unchained Mel O Dee.
Taking home the day one BIS was the Parson, Heidi. Collecting the RBIS was the Greyhound, Buster. It’s the first BIS in three final appearances this year for Heidi and owner/ handler Dana Bryson-Benn. Congratulations to Dana, breeders S & D Crawford , and owners Kiki Courtelis & Joyce Wilkinson.
GCH CH Shaireab Bayleigh Maid of Honor
Sunday a different Terrier finished with the big rosette, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab Bayleigh Maid of Honor. Reserve went to the Standard Poodle, Pearl. Also trying to persuade judge Joan Goldstein to give them the win were the Irish Water Spaniel, CH Waterford’s Anything You Sant, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CCH Rags N Montvues The Midnight Flasher , the same Malamute, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, CH Orchard Hill Only Human, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Mockingbird Elyan Magic Moment HSAd HSBd.
GCH CH Luminary Black Velvet Bejeweled With Pearls
Jennie and handler Luiz Abreu now have three BIS year and an impressive 20 Terrier Groups this year.