Wednesday, June 26, 2013


GCH CH Flessner's International Space Station at Honidge

One cluster that just keeps on getting better is the Oklahoma City Summer Classic.  This year the format was expanded to five shows giving exhibitors a crack at around 7000 points over the set.  It all started on Wednesday with the Oklahoma City Kennel Club first of two shows.  James Reynolds had the opening final and his pick of the German Wirehaired Pointer, GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner's International Space Station at Honidge, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour, the Norfolk Terrier, GCH CH Yarrow Venerie Ticket to Ride, the Pug, Pocket's Ameci, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Glenleigh Gang's 'N Roses, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey's Tails Of Mystery.

GCH CH Mt View’s Ripsnorter Silver Charm

The day one BIS went to the Bloodhound, Rocketman, the RBIS to the GWP, Oakley.  It’s the first BIS for Rocketman in three final appearances this year.

GCH CH Kenro’s Witching Hour

The rest of the set would belong to two Working Group dogs, the above mentioned Giant, Dora, and the Great Dane, GCH CH Longo Miller N Lore's Diamond Lil, with the Giant Dora taking the big rosette on at Thursday’s OKC day two show and Sunday’s Lawton Dog Fanciers Association show and the Dane, Scout, picking up the BIS at Friday’s Mid-Del-Tinker Kennel Club show and Saturday’s day one show of the LDFA. 

GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire

On Thursday Dora and handler Amy Booth would be joined in Kim Meredith-Cavanna’s by the above named GWP & Norfolk, the Whippet, GCH CH Starline’s Oxford Victim of Love, the Toy Poodle, GCH CH Donnchada Angel Wings at Dulcinea, the Reserve winner, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Woodstock’s Belle Starr.

GCH CH Longo Miller N Lore's Diamond Lil

Scout would be accompanied in Linda Robey’s final Friday by the previously seen GWP, Whippet, Toy Poodle, & Standard Poodle, the Skye Terrier, CH Solana Demolition Man, and the RBIS, the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy Of Merivern. 

GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy Of Merivern

Saturday Paula Nykiel would prefer Scout to the now familiar Standard Poodle, Flame, whom she would prefer to the previously seen Whippet, Toy Poodle, and GSD, the Pointer, CH Chesterhope State Of T Art, and the Colored Bull Terrier, CH Glentom's Dirty Harry. 

The two wins give Scout 13 BIS for the year, five of which have come this month.  Will Scout make it into the Top Ten check back with us in a couple of Days and we will tell you.

CH Easthill Broxden Woodland Lettuce Entertain You 
(Photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

Dora would close it out with a flourish on Sunday accepting the BIS from James White.  Judge White would also like the Golden Retriever, CH Easthill Broxden Woodland Lettuce Entertain You, whom he gave the RBIS.  Also staying to the end were the now familiar Whippet, the Kerry Blue Terrier, CH Ciarrai's Beltane Embers, the Havanese, GCH CH Peluito's Papi Chulo, the Standard Poodle, Flame, and the previously seen Corgi, Libby.

Dora has marched across the continent like Sherman this month, picking up four BIS in California, Idaho, and Oklahoma.  Dora now 12 BIS this year, nine in the last two months.


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