Tuesday, January 27, 2015


GCH CH Derby’s Toast With Gusto

We return to our weekend show reports with the results of the St Charles Missouri Kennel Club’s two shows.  Judge Robert Vandiver had the day one final and his pick of the Labrador Retriever, GCH CH Glacieridge Tabatha’s Granite, the Saluki, GCH CH Starlite’s Made Of The Best Stuff On Earth BN RN JC, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Derby’s Toast With Gusto, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, GCH CH Cumhill Hell Raiser, the Toy Manchester Terrier, GCH CH Cottage Lakes Our Lady Of Fatima, the Schipperke, GCH CH Rivendel’s Barefoot Bandit, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Belmark Close Encounter.

GCH CH Belmark Close Encounter

His Best was the Swissie, Gus, and his Reserve the Sheltie, Keaton.  It’s the second BIS of the year for Gus, who finished last year as the Number Eight Working Dog with nine and 32 Working groups.  Congratulations to breeders Robyn & Ken Toth & Kristin Kleeman, owner Sue Copeland, and handler Scott Sommer.

GCH CH Cumhill Hell Raiser
(photo by Blue Dog Northwest)

Gus and the StaffyBull, Ollie, would return to the final ring on Sunday to try their luck with judge Dr Robert Indeglia.  They were joined by the English Springer Spaniel, CH Tiptop N Heritage Electra Glide, the 15” Beagle, GCH CH Torquay Midnight Victory, the Chinese Crested, GCH CH Zens Cirque Du Soleil, the Finnish Sptiz, CH Kunniakas Whizz Bang Wallop, and the Australian Shepherd, CH Graffiti McMatt Shook Me @Lookouttrail.

GCH CH Torquay Midnight Victory

Finishing one/two were Ollie, the StaffyBull, and Vicki, the Beagle.  It was Ollie’s fist BIS this year.  Ollie was 2014’s Number One Staffordshire Bull Terrier with three BIS and 27 Terrier Groups.  Congratulations to breeder, Martin Fitzgerald, owner Zane Smith, and handler Paul Catterson.


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