The action on the East Coast started with the Taconic Hills Kennel Club’s two show in Yorktown Heights NY. Thursday’s final featured judge Cindy Vogels in the final ring with the Irish Setter, GCH CH Vermillions Sea Breeze, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Tells Matrix Reloaded, the St Bernard, GCH CH Szajda’s Neverending Story CGC, the Skye Terrier, GCH CH Cragsmoor Good Time Charlie, the Papillon, GCH CH Wildfire On The Edge, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Unique Da Maya Dancing Queen, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus Rumor Has It V Kenlyn.
Finishing one/two were the Skye, Charlie, and the Setter, Adrian. It was the 14th BIS in 44 final appearances this year.
Charlie, Adrian, the Afghan, Matrix, and the GSD, Rumor, would all be back for judge Marjorie Martorella’s final on Friday. Rounding out the final were the Boxer, GCH CH Shadigee’s Sequel To Legends, the Affenpinscher, and the Xoloitzcuintli, GCH CH Bayshore Giorgio Armani.
Judge Martorella would like the GSD for her BIS and the Afghan for her RBIS. Rumor now has two BIS and 13 Herding Groups this season.