Monday, April 28, 2014


GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell 

Our next stop is in Decatur IL where the Champaign Illinois Kennel Club, the Mattoon Kennel Club, and the Sandemac Kennel Club teamed up for four shows this past week. 

The CIKC had the Thursday & Friday spots, putting judge Marjorie Underwood in the final ring on day one. Joining her were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Vondura’s Xcelerator Belle Amie, the Border Terrier, GCH CH Meadowlake Pants on Fire, the Papillon, CH Wingssong Singular Sensation, the Dalmatian, CH Merry Go Round Coach Master, and the Puli, CH Moonshadow A League of her Own BN RA. 

 Taking the top prizes were the Setter and the Puli. The Setter, Teller, is the country’s Number Sporting Dog with two BIS and 14 Sporting Groups. 

GCH CH Garcini Rangels Rock N Rolla 

At Friday’s day two show BIS judge Carolyn Taylor would see Teller, the same Bloodhound, the Giant Schnauzer, GCH CH Nightline Viking At Tanglewood, the Wire Fox Terrier, GCH CH Garcini Rangels Rock N Rolla, the above named Papillon & Bichon, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH McMatt's Autumn Breeze. 

Finishing one/two were the Wire Fox and the Papillon. It was the third BIS in eight final appearances this year for Rocky and handler Leo Garcini 

GCH CH Meadowlake Pants on Fire 
(photo by Infocusbymiguel)

 The Matoon Kennel Club had the coveted Saturday spot and judge Jay Richardson had the final say. The seven hoping to gain his favor were the English Setter, Teller, the Plott, GCH CH C-Cruz Mob Boss Vito’s Gotcha, the Bull Mastiff, GCH CH Dal Primo In 7he Making, the previously seen Border Terrier, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Déjàvu I Want’a Talk About Me, the aforementioned Dalmatian, and the Bearded Collie, GCH CH Classical Let’s Be Frank. 

 Grabbing all those points was the Border Terrier. Getting the day’s photo op was the Plott. Cinder is the nation’s Number One Border Terrier with three BIS and five Terrier Groups this year. 

GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess 

Returning on Sunday to judge Ralph Lemcke’s final were the Bloodhound, Nathan, the Border Terrier, Cinder, the Chinese Crested, Toby, and the Bichon, Remi. Rounding out the Sandemac Kennel Club final were the Welsh Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue, the Mastiff, GCH CH Millenium Moonshine, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockhenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn. 

Taking home the last of the prizes were Nathan the Bloodhound, with the BIS and Toby, the Chinese Crested, with the RBIS. Nathan retains his position as AKC’s Number One Hound with five BIS and 25 Hound Groups.


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