GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)
When last we visited Springfield IL we told you the country’s Number One Dog All Breeds, the Portuguese Water Dog, GCH CH Claircreek’s Impression de Matisse, was judge Chris Walkowicz’ Best In Show at Thursday’s Illinois Capitol Kennel Club. Matisse would spend the rest of the weekend in Atlanta.
GCH CH Telltale American Ride
(photo by Michael McGuire)
The seven dogs that made it to judge Toddie Clark’s final at Friday’s Mattoon Kennel Club show were the English springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Foxtail's Race For The Chase, the Great Dane, GCH CH Naples Tlbrk Dana Sanroque Cause And Effect, the Welsh Terrier, GCH CH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the Toy Manchester Terrier, GCH CH Cottage Lake's Our Lady Of Fatima, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Ami's Toast With Remy Martin, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Grandgables The Frat Boy.
Her BIS was the Welsh Terrier, Jennie, and her RBIS, the Springer, Randy. Jennie is the country’s Number Two Terrier and Number Dog All Breeds with 18 BIS and 76 Terrier Groups this year.
GCH CH Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn
Judge Ann Hearn would see an all new seven at Saturday’s Sandemac Kennel Club final. They were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don'T Tell, the Whippet, CH Meisterhaus Something Royal, the Doberman Pinscher, GCH CH Kamterra's Legato, the Russell Terrier, GCH CH Appassionato Jp Monamour's Star, the Brussels Griffon, GCH CH Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought, the French Bulldog, GCH CH Major Leagues Mighty Joe At Winsome, and the German Shepherd Dog, GCH CH Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn.
GCH CH Appassionato Jp Monamour's Star
Finishing one/two were the GSD, Rumor, and the Russell Terrier, Tribute. It was the fourth BIS this season for Rumor and breeder/owner/handler Kent Boyles.
GCH CH Kamterra's Legato
(photo by Derek Glas)
The Illinois Capitol Kennel Club had Sunday’s closer and they asked judge Sharon Krogh to take the final final. Her seven hopefuls were the retuning Setter, Beagle, Doberman, Bichon, & GSD, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, GCH CH King's Mtn Angelina Ballerina, and the Smooth Coat Chihuahua, GCH CH Ouachitah One Life To Give.
GCH CH Foxtail's Race For The Chase
(photo by Rhonda McKinnie)
Taking home the set’s last big rosette was the Doberman, Legato, and the Beagle, JJ. It was the first BIS for the three year old dog and breeder/owner/handler Kathy Moats. Congratulations to Kathy and co-breeder/owner Mike Moats.