Posts with tag GCh. Goldsand’s Columbus

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

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

Australian import Ch. Brodruggan Black Knight was the Number 1 Gordon in the U.S. 2006 through 2008.

Fancy That: American and Canadian Canines Share the Michigan Spotlight

I seldom write my weekly “Fancy That” column from a sentimental perspective, but today I’m going to take the liberty of doing just that. I’ll admit that one of the reasons I chose to write today about the Saginaw Valley Kennel Club shows is because what is for me the ultimate type of dog among… read more

Christi McDonald

Fancy That: Speedway Classic of the Carolinas

At the Speedway Classic of the Carolinas, four all-breed shows and a passel of specialties held in Concord, N.C., Thursday, March 28, through Sunday, March 31, one Working dog dominated by winning three of the four finals, and another from the Group took home the big rosette on day four. From Friday’s entry of 830,… read more


Spreading the Wealth in Louisville

Sunday, March 17, 2012, the last day of the Kentuckiana Cluster and the second Louisville Kennel Club show, found quite a few dogs placing in the Groups that had not placed the first three days, proving that at one of the largest clusters in the country there are so many quality dogs shown that the… read more


A New Day at the Kentuckiana Cluster

I suppose the results in Louisville on Saturday could be considered an upset, since our Number 1 dog of all breeds, ‘Sky,’ was second in her Group to the eventual Best in Show winner. This was the first day that Norman Patton’s choice for the final prize, the Swedish-bred Russell Terrier, GCh. Goldsand’s Columbus, was… read more

Judge Loraine Boutwell’s BIS winner on Sunday was Wire Fox Terrier GCh. AfterAll Painting The Sky.

Fancy That: Chicago

The four shows of International Cluster in Chicago this past weekend had some surprising results, and quite a number of the Group winners are dogs I have not seen before. Let’s have a look at the winners. On Thursday at the Park Shore Kennel Club show, the entry was 849. Standard Poodle GCh. Jaset’s Satisfaction,… read more

Doberman Pinscher Ch. Foxfire All Star was breeder/owner-handled by Michelle Santana to win Best in Show at the Eukanuba Breeder Stake in 2010. He was tied for Top Sire in the Working Group in 2009. His dam, Ch. Foxfire’s Take That, was a multiple Group winner handled by Michelle.

Fancy That: Top Dogs Top Ingham County

Of the eight sets of shows taking place around the country this past weekend, three drew entry numbers fewer than 900. Entries at the four shows in Georgia ranged from 600 to 850, and Kankakee, Ill., and south Florida drew about 500 each. Shows in Yuma, Ariz., Texas and Massachusetts drew just over 1,000 dogs,… read more