Saturday, September 14, 2013

PWD BEST IN NORTH CAROLINA



GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse

Judge Richard Beauchamp was in Pinehurst NC today to call the final of the Moore County Kennel Club Of North Carolina.  His seven supplicants were the Welsh Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue, the Rhodsian Ridgeback, GCH CH Raquel Welch of Malabo APD, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Belews Les Bons Temps Rouler, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Overtops And The Winner Is, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy of Merivern.

GCH CH Wolf Creek Galaxy of Merivern

His Best was the PWD, Matisse, and his Reserve, the GSD, Galaxy.  Matisse has 59 BIS this year, the most of any dog.  

WIRE FOX HAT TRICK IN MA



GCH CH Crispy Legacy

The Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Crispy Legacy, made it three in a row in Falmouth MA, taking today’s South Shore Kennel Club show.  BIS judge James Fredricksen also liked the Irish Water Spaniel, GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire, whom he gave the RBIS.  Rounding out his seven hopefuls were the Norwegian Elkhound,  GCH CH Vin-Melca’s Norseman, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Ramahill Absolutes I Am Legend Of RW, the Affenpinscher, GCH CH Yarrow’s Hi-Tech Ben There Done That, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Canal-Side’s Imperator, and the Cardigan Welch Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey’s Tails of Mystery CGC.

GCH CH Whistlestop’s Riley on Fire

It’s always nice to get some momentum going into October’s  Montgomery County Kennel Club show.  Sparky have collected five of their 12 BIS during the last four weeks.

SALUKI BIS AGAIN IN MISSISSIPPI



GCH CH Sandstorm Blue Nile Bubbles of Jatara

We also had back2back BIS in Jackson MS where the Saluki, GCH CH Sandstorm Blue Nile Bubbles of Jatara, followed her BIS at Thursday’s Greenville Mississippi Kennel Club show with another at the GMKC’s day two show Friday.

Judge Polly Smith would also consider the Black Cocker Spaniel, CH Ashdown’s Time To Thrill, her Reserve winner, the Standard Schnauzer, GCH CH Blackhawk Finnegan’s Wake, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the King Charles & Ruby English toy Spaniel, CH Novel Backroads Run For The Roses, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH Jade East So You Know the Way to San Jose, and the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey.

GCH CH Cordmaker Topsy Turvey 
(Photo by Rudie)

Bubbles and handler Erin Roberts now have 11 all breed Bests this year, three of which have come in the last two weeks.

POCONO MOUNTAIN KENNEL CLUB 2



GCH CH CR-Wicca’s Trade Secret

The Akita, GCH CH CR-Wicca’s Trade Secret, had so much fun going BIS at Thursday’s Pocono Mountain Kennel Club show on Thursday that he did it all over again on Friday.  Joining Trader and handler Heather Bremmer in judge Whitney Coombs’ final were the Irish Setter, CH Rosette Mandolin Wind, the Otterhound, CH Scentasia´s End of An Era, the Sealyham Terrier, CH Efbe's Thunder Rd At Burberry, the Toy Fox Terrier, CH Efbe's Thunder Rd At Burberry, the French Bulldog, GCH CH LeFox Born To Boogie, and his RBIS, the Puli, GCH CH Cordmaker Rumpus Bumpus.

GCH CH Cordmaker Rumpus Bumpus 
(Photo by Vicki Holloway)

Trader and Heather are finishing the summer with a flourish, collecting  three of his five BIS this year in the last month.

Friday, September 13, 2013

AMARILLO TX DAY TWO



CH Dowat's The Gladiator

Day two in Amarillo TX saw Col Joe Purkhiser in the final ring with the Field Spaniel, CH Upland's Rockets' Red Glare, the Saluki, GCH CH Appalachia's Allamyrra Hajji, the Leonburger, Kalahari's Call To Attention, the Colored Bull Terrier, CH Glentom's Dirty Harry, the Havanese, GCH CH Yayas Dancing Through Life, the Bulldog, CH Dowat's The Gladiator, and the Belgian Tervuren, GCH CH Tacara's Racelon Rembrandt NA NAJ OF. 

Finishing one/two were the Saluki and the Bulldog.  It is the first for the four year old Saluki bitch.  Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Gerry Thornton, breeder/owner Marinell McCowen, and owner Pamela Arwood.  While we did get to see this beautiful bitch in Memphis last month, we were not quick enough to get a photo.  Does anyone out there have one to share?

SOUTH SHORE KENNEL CLUB 1



GCH CH Crispy Legacy

The South Shore Kennel Club was the day two host today in Falmouth MA and they chose James Noe to command the final ring.  The seven dogs that he considered were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH PBJ’s Fearless, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Exlysta Aries Ciel Noir, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Ramahill Absolutes I Am Legend Of RW, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Crispy Legacy, the Pug, GCH CH Foursquare I'll Be A Shostopa Tu, the Bulldog, GCH CH Cherokee Legend Cowboy, and the Cardigan Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Aubrey’s tails of Mystery CGC.

GCH CH PBJ’s Fearless

Repeating their Thursday placements were the Wire Fox, Sparky, who took the BIS and the Cocker, Taylor, who collected the RBIS.  That brings Sparky’s 2013 record to 11 BIS and  23 Terrier Groups.