Monday, August 5, 2013


GCH CH Cinnabar’s Sasco Finale 
(Photo by Lisa Croft Elliot)

We begin our Monday Morning Mop Up in New England with Saturday’s Pioneer Valley Kennel Club show in Greenfield MA.  Frank Washabaugh chose his top two from the Vizsla, GCH CH Cinnabar’s Sasco Finale, the Black & Tan Coonhound, CH Southchase’s Wilbert Roy, the Saint Bernard, GCH CH Jamelle’s Aristocrat v Elba CGC RN, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH Bluestone Mirror Mirror, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Kimro’s n Spivas Super Trooper, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Canal-Side’s Imperator, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Lucky for You Gangster PT.

GCH CH Kimro’s n Spivas Super Trooper

He liked the Vizsla, Geri, for the BIS and the MinPin, Trooper, as his RBIS.   It’s the first AKC BIS for Geri and handler Cliff Steele.  Congratulations to Cliff, breeders Susan B Potocik & Katherine E Stookey, and owners Debra Jean Becker & Alan S Becker.

GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire

Exhibitors packed up and motored 35 miles up the road to Keene NH for Sunday’s Cheshire Kennel Club show.  The seven dogs that stayed all day to see BIS judge David Kirkland were the Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Exlysta Aries Ciel Noir, the Boxer, GCH CH Draco Greets Dassin With Fourbears, the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, CH Bradberry s Mackanme High Society Reese, the MinPin, Trooper, the Keeshond, GCH CH Foxfair Rudy Valentino, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Mishaook Lulu At Chateau Blanc HSCs.

GCH CH Exlysta Aries Ciel Noir

The two that left with the Best In Show and Reserve were the IWS, Riley, and the Afghan, Ryder.  Riley is the country’s Number One Irish Water Spaniel and the Number Three Sporting Dog with 11 BIS and 31 Sporting Groups.


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