We are still two weeks behind in our reports, but are determined to give all the winners their time on these pages. Our next report is from Topeka KS where the Sunflower Kennel Club of Olathe, Kansas and the Salina Kennel Club teamed for three shows May 9th-11th. The SKCOK was up first, putting judge Harry “Butch” Schulman in the final ring with the Welsh Springer Spaniel, CH Welford’s Jesmond Waterfall, the Saluki, GCH CH Starlite's Made Of The Best Stuff On Earth BN RN JC, the St Bernard, GCH CH Aksala’s Peyton CGCA, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Roserock's Atticus Finch, the Papillon, GCH CH Fenice Le Beaudreaux, the Bichon Frise, CH High Ridge The Sky’s The Limit with Gaylor, and the Rough Collie, GCH CH Highcroft Worth the Wait.
Best went to the Collie and Reserve to the Bichon. It was the first BIS for Worthington, the Collie. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler Leslie Jeszewski, breeder/owner Donald Jeszewski, and owner Judy Belluomini.
Worthington and Finch, the Norwich, would be the only of Saturday’s finalists to make it back to judge Ann Hearn’s final on at Sunday’s Salina Kennel Club show. Joining the were the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don't Tell, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Kilyka's Three Sheets At Aegir RN, the Pug, GCH CH Azalea'Napplewood's Take Me There, and the Tibetan Terrier, GCH CH Kimik’s Who Dunnit.
Her BIS was the Newfoundland, Zane, and her RBIS, Finch, the Norwich. It was also the first BIS for Zane. Congratulations to breeder Betty McDonnell, owners Nicki Dobson, Michael Vanek, & Beth Van Horn, and handler Paul Catterson.
GCH CH Barberry’s Take A Chance On Me
Taking home the set’s last big rosette was the Bichon, Finn. Picking up the reserve ribbon was the Saluki, Snapple. Finn is the nation’s Number One Bichon Frise and Number 12 Non-Sporting Dog with three BIS and 14 Group Ones.