Posts with tag Gabriel Rangel

A Tribute To A Legend – Bob Bartos

Best In Show Daily is deeply saddened to report the passing of a legend, Mr. Bob Bartos, on March 25th 2014. He was 100 years old. Known far and wide as a true Gentleman, Dogman, wonderful Ambassador of the Dog Fancy and loved by all. We will remember Mr. Bartos as an accomplished Handler of… read more

Giant Schnauzer GCh. Kenro’s Witching Hour was Best in Show on Friday in Ocala, Fla., under judge Jay Richardson.

Fancy That: ‘Classie’ Takes Two and ‘Dora’ Scores One in Ocala

Three all-breed shows took place in Ocala, Fla., this past weekend as part of the long Florida circuit, and although many of the winners were the top contenders from 2012 and very familiar to us, a couple of dogs will be new to Fancy That readers, and we’ll take a look at where they’ve come… read more


Fancy That: No Limit For ‘Sky’ at KC of Palm Springs

We reported yesterday on the winners around the country, but in particular at the Kennel Club of Palm Springs, which will no doubt be among the biggest shows of 2013 with more than 3,400 dogs entered both days. The Sunday results were just as interesting as those on Saturday. Toy was the first Group judged,… read more

Wire Fox Terrier GCh. Afterall Painting The Sky was Best in Show at the 12th AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, handled by Gabriel Rangel. Photo courtesy of the American Kennel Club.

The Last Shows of 2012: Two Champions Crowned in Orlando

The last three dog shows of 2012 wrapped up on Sunday, with Best in Shows in Allentown, Pa., and Cleveland, Ohio, awarded to the Top Dog of all breeds, German Wirehaired Pointer ‘Oakley,’ handled by Phil Booth, and the top winning Harrier of all time, GCh. Downhome Hi-Tech Innovator, handled by Susie Olivera. Robin Novack… read more

Scottish Terrier Ch. Carmichael’s Fanfare was Best in Show at Montgomery in 1963 and 1964, handled by John Murphy. Photo by Tauskey.

Montgomery County Is Rich in History

Montgomery County is an iconic dog show renowned the world over, and each year Terrier people all over the U.S. spend months preparing their dogs for the fall event in Pennsylvania. Then, the first week of October, devotees travel from all points around the globe to see the cream of the crop of American Terriers,… read more

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Say Hello to Ernesto Lara

Ernesto Lara’s journey toward becoming an all-breed professional handler began with an act of valor. While visiting an aunt in his hometown of Mexico City, the quiet 13-year-old overcame his fear of dogs in an instant by preventing a fight between the woman’s Airedale Terrier and another dog. “I didn’t think about it,” Ernesto says,… read more

Ch. Red Fern’s Beau Derby was BOB at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in 2005 under judge Phyllis Wolfish, handled by Wendi Cowell.

Fancy That: Greeley, Colo.

Two all-breed shows hosted by the Evergreen Colorado Kennel Club and held in Greeley this past weekend drew entries of more than 1,500 dogs each day. Two of the country’s top four dogs of all breeds duked it out for the final spot each day, but only one took home a Best in Show ribbon…. read more

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Fancy That: More than 2,000 Entries in Washington State

I wanted to go back out West this weekend for Fancy That, since we’ve covered the eastern and central sections of the U.S. the past few weeks. My colleague, Billy Wheeler, was in Greeley, Colo., this past weekend, enjoying himself and reporting from the shows, and I’ll cover what happened in Enumclaw, Wash., where entries… read more


My First Show Catalog

Thirty years of attending dog shows have helped me to amass a serious collection of show catalogs. Most are from all-breed conformation shows, but many are from specialty shows, including the National Specialties I’ve attended as both spectator and exhibitor. Many of these booklets have been all but forgotten, taking up valuable storage space and… read more