Posts with tag Fancy That

Fancy That: Lorain County Kennel Club

This will be my last Fancy That, at least for a while, and today I’ll cover the two Lorain County KC shows held in Oberlin, Ohio, this past weekend, August 10 and 11, 2013. Entries were 937 and 940 for the two days. On Saturday Whitney Coombs judged Best in Show and selected Ramon Podesta’s… read more

Fancy That: Pioneer Valley Kennel Club

I seldom even think about covering a single show in Fancy That, unless of course it’s one of the iconic events on our calendars such as Montgomery County, AKC/Eukanuba or Westminster. However, a few weeks ago the show chair for the Pioneer Valley KC, Linda Gagnon, wrote to ask me to consider giving some coverage… read more

Fancy That: Wrapping Up Waukesha

On Friday we gave you a little glimpse into the history of the Waukesha Kennel Club shows and a look at how they work today, so I’ll wrap up my coverage of these shows by giving you the weekend’s results. On Saturday judge Dana Cline selected the beautiful little Boston Terrier bitch, GCh. Gunther’s Gussied… read more

Waukesha Weekend Commences Today

The big Waukesha, Wis., dog show weekend begins today at the Waukesha County Exposition Center. The cluster opens with the Combined Specialty Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, including specialties for 15 breeds, and the Great Lakes All Terrier Association show, and continues with two Waukesha Kennel Club all-breed shows on Saturday and Sunday. In its 52nd… read more

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Wrapping Up Houston

The past few days Billy Wheeler reported from ringside at the big Houston shows, giving BISD readers a glimpse of what was happening at last week’s biggest shows in the country. Today I’ll give you a wrap-up of what happened where the country’s Number 1 and Number 2 dogs among all breeds were competing. Before… read more

Fancy That: Two First-Time BIS Winners in California

The weather this past weekend in Carmel, Calif., for the two Del Monte Kennel Club dog shows couldn’t have been more perfect. With highs in the mid-60s, lows in the mid-50s and no precipitation, it was perfect for a dog show. It also turned out to be a perfect weekend for two newcomers to the… read more

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Three Big Days in ‘the Big D’

The days surrounding the Fourth of July found several big clusters around the U.S. Beginning on Wednesday, July 3, the Yankee Classic in West Springfield, Mass., had entries ranging from 1,037 on day one (a good number for a mid-week show) to 1,724 on Saturday. In Maryland the Independence Cluster started on Thursday with 1,025… read more

Fancy That: Columbus’ Days in Wisconsin

The last two weeks in Fancy That I’ve looked at shows out west, in Idaho and Oregon, so this week I’m coming back toward the central part of the U.S., to the back-to-back shows of the Kettle Moraine Kennel Club held in West Bend, Wis., this past weekend. The entry on Saturday at the Washington… read more

Fancy That: ‘Classie’ and ‘Gryf’ Trade Places in Oregon

There were all-breed shows in no fewer than 14 locations around the U.S. this past Saturday, as well as the all-Terrier Great Western in Southern California and, in Hawaii, the Aloha State Sporting Dog Association show. Entry figures were good for several clubs on Saturday –1,622 at Central Florida KC, 1,552 at Oklahoma City’s five-day… read more

Fancy That: A Variety of Winners in Idaho

The Idaho-Montana summer circuit began last week, on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, with two shows in Filer, Idaho, followed by four all-breeds in Blackfoot, about a two-and-a-half hour drive northeast. Filer is just 35 miles north of the Nevada state line and Blackfoot the same distance from the Utah state line. Filer is a nine-hour… read more

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