Saturday, April 19, 2014

BABY BEAGLE BIS IN LOUISIANA

Torquay Midnight Victory 

The Shreveport Kennel Club opened The Casino Royale Cluster in Bossier City LA on Friday. Judge Dr Carol White-Moser had the final and a superb seven to consider. 

They were the Curly-Coated Retriever, GCH CH Clarion’s Blackberry Bramble, the 15” Beagle, Torquay Midnight Victory, the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, GCH CH Derby's Taste with Gusto, the Norwich Terrier, GCH CH Thunderwood’s First Robin Of Spring, the Maltese, CH Scruffy’s-Validian Busy Buzzing Around, the Tibetan Terrier, CH Kimik’s Who Dunnit, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Just A Little Crush. 

GCH CH Coventry Just A Little Crush 

Her BIS was the seven month old Beagle, Victoria, and her RBIS was the Corgi, Etta. It’s the first weekend out for Victoria and breeder/owner/handler Marcelo Chagas. Victoria may very well be the  youngest Hound to ever win an AKC BIS.  All we can say is, Wow!

CONEJO KENNEL CLUB

GCH CH Topaz Bad Action 

Our next stop is in Southern California where the Conejo Kennel Club has completed their two day set. Thursday’s final was in the hands of judge Sheila DiNardo who considered the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Sandpiper’s Let Freedom Ring, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Quiet Creek's Limited Edition, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Topaz Bad Action, the Cairn Terrier, GCH CH Hjohoo’s Save Hjour Love For Me, the Pekingese, GCH CH Dunkirk Imagine That, the Finnish Spitz, GCH CH Mickywins Mainio Skandia CGC, and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, GCH CH Coventry Fly Me To The Moon. 

 Her Best was the Siberian, Reese, her Reserve, the Golden, Freedom. It’s the first BIS in eight final appearances this year for Reese. Congratulations to breeder/owner Cheryl French and handler Stephanie House. 

GCH CH Sandpiper’s Let Freedom Ring 

The Golden, Freedom, would be the only of Thursday’s finalists to make it back to judge Robert Widden’s BIS ring. She was joined by the Basenji, GCH CH Jasiri-Sukari Win Tin Tin, the Boxer, GCH CH Hi Jinx This Is How I Roll, the Miniature Bull Terrier, GCH CH Dytona VIP, the Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Karmel’s Banana In Pajamas, and the Australian Cattle Dog, CH Kokopelli’s SoBe It. 

GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno 

Freedom, the Golden, took the BIS, the second time around, and the Pom, Danny, scampered away with the RBIS. The Golden Retriever breed is always competitive and this year is no exception with three Goldens currently in the Top Twenty Sporting Dogs. Freedom is the country’s Number One Golden Retriever with two BIS and ten Sporting Groups to her name this year.

BRITTANY BEST IN IDAHO

GCH CH Rainbow Splash's Ruggedly Handsome 
(photo by Derek Glas)

The Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers show in Lewiston ID was one of five Friday offerings across the nation. Judge Loraine Boutwell had the day one final for the Lewiston Spring Cluster and her pick of the Brittany GCH CH Rainbow Splash's Ruggedly Handsome, the Harrier, GCH CH Pacific Happytail's Heartbreaker, the Alaskan Malamute CH Peace River's Gathers No Moss At Sunstra, the American Staffordshire Terrier, CH Sierra's Ground Zero, the Havanese, GCH CH Peluito's Papi Chulo, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Lakeridge Sovereign, and the Border Collie, GCH CH Tang Dynasty Rocky. 

CH Sierra's Ground Zero 

The Brittany, Beckett, was her BIS and the AmStaff, Trigger, was her RBIS. Beckett is the nation’s Number One Sporting Dog and Number Six Dog All Breeds with five BIS and 19 Sporting Groups.

Friday, April 18, 2014

PEKE WINS IN MASSACHUSETTS

CH Pequest General Tso 
(photo by Betsy Dallas Photography)

New Englanders opened their show weekend with a stop in West Springfield MA for the Springfield Kennel Club’s day one shoe. Judge Pat Mowbray-Morgan considered the English Springer Spaniel, CH Legacy Random Titleist, the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, GCH CH Lacey's Deck Plate Leader, the Newfoundland, GCH CH Cypress Bay's Big Sur, the Colored Bull Terrier, Winsor-Bur Oak Empress Zoey Of Norden, the Pekingese, CH Pequest General Tso, the American Eskimo Dog, CH Sierra's Summer Celebration, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Bagatelle Rolling Moon Stone.

CH Legacy Random Titleist 

Carrying away the big rosette was the Peke, followed by the Springer. Pekingese maven David Fitzpatrick’s latest is not yet 14 months old and has only been out in the rings a few weeks, but already has one RBIS, five Toy Groups, and now a BIS. Congratulations to breeder/owner/handler David Fitzpatrick.

GSD BIS IN TERRE HAUTE

CH Woodside's Megabucks 
(photo by Infocusbymiguel) 

The Wabash Valley Cluster opened its four day stop in Terre Haute IN Thursday. The seven dogs that made it all the way to judge Jacqui Weekes’ final was the English Setter, GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the Bloodhound, GCH CH Flessner's International S'Cess, the Rottweiler, Majestc Wish Your Were Here Von Himmel v Ironstone, the Lakeland Terrier, GCH CH Delzar Sweet Sin-Sation, the Japanese Chin, GCH CH Randalets Wok N In Sunshine, the Schipperke, CH Mardeck’s The Sorcerer’s Son, and the German Shepherd Dog, CH Woodside's Megabucks. 

GCH CH Stargaze'R 'N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell 

Best went to the GSD Megabucks, Reserve to the Setter, Teller. Megabucks specials career is only a month old, but he already has three BIS, one RBIS, and ten Herding Groups. Thursday’s win makes our Dog2Watch the Number Two German Shepherd Dog (all breeds). May he be the Number One GSD before the weekend is over?

Monday, April 14, 2014

SPRINGER BIS IN DENVER

GCH CH Foxboro N Shardust Authentic 

Our last report this morning comes in from Denver CO and Sunday’s Terry-All Kennel Club show. Judge Karin Ashe had the last call, considering the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Foxboro N Shardust Authentic, the Norwegian Elkhound, CH Aspens It Takes A Thief, the Akita, GCH CH Stardust's See You At The Show RN, the Bedlington Terrier, GCH CH First Class Willow Wind The Phoenix, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GCH CH Miletree Carnival, the Chow Chow, GCH CH Dreamland’s Wanna Be A Billionaire, and the Australian Shepherd, GCH CH Copperridge What's Your Dream. 

GCH CH Copperridge What's Your Dream 

Finishing one/two were the Springer, Maddox, and the Aussie, Vivian. It was the first BIS in five trips to the final ring this year for Maddox. Congratulations to breeder/owner Susan Still, owners Ellen Charles & Sharleen Perreira, and handler Lynda O'Connor-Schneider.

POM CLOSES AUSTIN KC

GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno
(photo by Karen Evasuik)

The Pomeranian, GCH CH Hitimes What The Inferno, renewed his pursuit of the Number One Toy Dog with a BIS at Sunday’s Austin (TX) Kennel Club show. 

GCH CH R-Lee Sparkle Plenty 

Joining Danny and handler Curtiss Smith in Bonnie Linnell-Clarke’s final were the Clumber Spaniel, GCH CH Breakaway’s Stevedore, the Pharaoh Hound, CH Farao Anubis Inferno SC, the Siberian Husky, GCH CH Suphan’s Mr. Goodness, the Standard Manchester Terrier, GCH CH Wilane’s Midnight Rydor, her RBIS, the Chinese Shar-Pei, GCH CH R-Lee Sparkle Plenty, and the Border Collie, GCH CH F Si A Ge Of Fu You Yuam Kennel. 

Danny now has five BIS and 13 Toy Groups and trails the Toy Group leader by about 1500 points.

FIRST TIMER IN OKLAHOMA

CH Philmar Superman 

Day four in Grove OK found judge David Bolus in the final ring with the Parti-Colored Cocker Spaniel, CH Monthaven’s The Bird Cage, the Whippet, GCH CH Bretica’s Gotcha By The Jewel, the Doberman, CH Philmar Superman, the Smooth Fox Terrier, CH J’Cobe Broxden Accidentally On Porpose, the Brussels Griffon, CH Fist Face A Penny For Your Thought, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH Dawin Hearts on Fire, and the Belgian Sheepdog, CH Mika Itemized Deduction Liswyn.

GCH CH Bretica’s Gotcha By The Jewel 

Taking home the Sunday Northeast Okalhoma Kennel Club BIS was the Doberman, Clark. Packing up the RBIS was the Whippet, Jewel. It’s the first BIS for three year old Clark. Congratulations to breeders Philip M Martin & Cheryl Green, owner Tim Stone, and handler Cynthia Lane Smith.

FIRST TIMER IN INDIANA

CH Char’s Seattle Slew For Triple Crown 

Judge Terri Lyddon was in Crown Point IN for Sunday’s Steel City kennel Club final. The seven dogs she considered were the Golden Retriever, GCH CH Summits Back By Popular Demand, the Wirehaired Dachshund, GCH CH Daybreak’s Bewitching Blossom W, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Gamegard I’ll Have Another At Braeside, the Dandie Dinmont, GCH CH King’s Mtn. Angelina Ballerina, the Pomeranian, CH Char’s Seattle Slew For Triple Crown, the Bichon Frise, GCH CH Cher Ami’s Toast With Remy Martin, and the Shetland Sheepdog, GCH CH Grandgables The Frat Boy. 

GCH CH Daybreak’s Bewitching Blossom W 

Her Best was the Pom, Huey. Getting the Reserve was the Dachshund, Zoe. It’s the first BIS in two final appearances for Huey this year. Congratulations to breeder/owner Charlotte Meyer, owner Michele Lyons, handler Lynn Meyer.

WHIPPET BIS IN HARRISBURG

GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless
(photo by Gay Glazbrook)

We begin our Monday Morning Mop Up in Harrisburg PA where the Mason and Dixon Kennel Club closed the big four day weekend in Harrisburg PA. Dr Robert Indeglia had the final final and his pick of the English Springer Spaniel, GCH CH Telltale American Ride, the Whippet, GCH CH Sporting Fields Shameless, the Akita, GCH CH CR-Wicca’s Trade Secret, the Irish Terrier, CH Red Devil’s Irish, the Miniature Pinscher, GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare, the Standard Poodle, GCH CH By Request Bon Mot, and the Briard, GCH CH Deja Vu Mia Cool as a Cucumber. 

GCH CH Marlex Classic Red Glare 
(photo by Rhonda Cassidy)

Taking home the last big rosette of the stop was the Whippet, Brazen. Getting her second RBIS of the set was the MinPin, Classie. Brazen has two BIS and 14 Hound Groups so far this year.