GCH CH Ne Orageux’s Flash Point
The Wilmington Kennel Club and the Penn Treaty Kennel Club teamed up for three shows this weekend in Bear DE. The WKC opened the set on Friday and asked judge Dorothy Collier to choose a BIS and RBIS. Her seven hopefuls were the Black Cocker Spaniel, GCH CH Mar-K’s Sunrise At Midnight, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Samoyed, GCH CH Pebbles' Run Play It Again Ham, the Smooth Fox Terrier, GCH CH Absolutely Signature, the Papillon, GCH CH Lacros Sweet Talking Guy @ Way to Go, the Dalmatian, GCH CH Spotted Bliss Oreo Delight, and the Briard, GCH CH Ne Orageux’s Flash Point.
GCH CH Mar-K’s Sunrise At Midnight
Best went to the Briard, Sparkles, and Reserve to the Cocker, Noah. It was the first of the year for Sparkles who had two BIS and 12 Herding Groups last year. Congratulations to breeders Angela Dale, Dale Linder, & R Weber, owners Merry Jeanne Millner & Tommy Millner, and handler Joan Scott.
GCH CH Absolutely Signature
(photo by Krista Droop)
At Saturday’s WKC encore, the Papillon, Star Signs I Hope You Dance at Flolin, and the Bulldog, GCH CH Imperious Hamitup Southern Belle, joined Sparkles, Noah, and the returning Whippet, Samoyed, & Smooth Fox in judge Thomas Bradley’s final. The Smooth Fox, Bradley, roped away with the BIS and the Cocker, Noah, picked up his second RBIS. It was the second of the year for Bradley and Dana Gabel.
GCH CH Imperious Hamitup Southern Belle
Judge Lisa Warren would see the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Legacy Random Titleist, the returning Whippet, Brazen, the above named Samoyed, Bogey, the Smooth Fox, Bradley, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Touche’s snapdragon, the aforementioned Bulldog, Annabelle, and the Puli, GCH CH Wallbanger Fringe.
GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless
Taking home the set’s last big rosette was Annabelle, the Bulldog. Packing up the reserve ribbon was the Whippet, Brazen. It’s the first of the year for Annabelle. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Jean Hetherington, breeders/owners Imperious Kennels & Hamitup Kennels, and owners Ellen Charles and Heatherbull Kennels.