GCH CH Joval Angel's Whisper
“Are you going to Scarborough Fair?”, asked Simon & Garfunkle in the iconic 1968 film, The Graduate. New England exhibitors were in Scarborough ME for the Vacationland Kennel Club’s and York County Kennel Club’s of Maine four shows this past week.
It all started on Thursday with the VKC’s opener. Christine Calcinari had the opening final and her choice of the Irish Setter, CH Vermillion Sea Breeze, the Pharaoh Hound, DC Hallam’s Jordan Of Arolet SC, the Boxer, GCH CH Draco Greets Dassin With Fourbears, the Airedale Terrier, GCH CH Joval Angel's Whisper, the Miniature Pinscher, CH Kimro N Spiva's Super Trooper, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Beauciel L'Autre Soeur, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy Of Merivern.
GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy Of Merivern
Best went to the Airedale, Wispa, and Reserve to the GSD, Galaxy. It’s the first this year for the Montgomery County breed winner Congratulations to breeders/owners Dr Valeria Rickard & John Rickard and handler Adam Bernardin.
GCH CH Beauciel L'Autre Soeur
The following day Wispa and Galaxy were back to see Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine along with the previously seen Poodle, Pippa. They were joined by the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Blackstone Very Vassar, the Rhodesian Ridgeback, GCH CH Shabani's Johnnie Walker Blue, the Akita, GCH CH Hikay's Witch With Attitude, and the Havanese, GCH CH Fuzzy Farm Wait Wait Don't Tell Me.
She would chose Galaxy as her Best and the Standard Poodle, Pippa, as her Reserve. It was Galaxy’s third this year in 21 final appearances.
GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire
The next two days went to the Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire. On Saturday Pat Mowbray-Morgan preferred Riley to her Reserve, Galaxy, the Borzoi, GCH CH Greyhaven This Rough Magic SC, the Boxer, GCH CH Draco Greets Dassin With Fourbears, the Airedale, Wispa, the Pug, GCH CH Hill Country Tag I’m It, and the Keeshond, GCH CH Foxfair Rudy Valentino.
GCH CH Jamelle’s Aristocrat V Elba CGC RN
Sunday Riley would charm judge Michael Dachel more than his RBIS, the Saint Bernard, GCH CH Jamelle’s Aristocrat V Elba CGC RN, and the previously mentioned Borzoi, Aidan, the Airedale, Wispa, the Pug, JJ, the Poodle, Pippa, & the GSD, Galaxy. The win was the third this year and the third this month for Riley and handler Richard Krieger.