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On November 2, 1987, the New York Times Sports page included this note: “Bearded Collie Is Best: Ch. Ha'Penny Moon Shadow, the top-winning Bearded Collie in the history of the breed in the United States, was selected as best in show yesterday at the all-breed fixture of the Union County Kennel Club in Dunn Sports Center in Elizabeth, N.J. It was the 20th major award for the dog, who is owned by Robert Greitzer and Richard Schneider of New York and handled by Cliff Steele. On the way to the victory, the charcoal and white 6-year-old won his 96th Group.” Photo by John Ashbey.

Fancy That: Old Dominion and Baltimore County

Event statistics for last year have been released, and the Number 25 show, the February Central Indiana Kennel Club held in Indianapolis on the weekend before Westminster (which, in and of itself, is another story), had 2,085 dogs competing. Old Dominion KC of Northern Virginia came in at 30th, with 2,043. Back in the day,… read more

Fancy That: Pennsylvania’s Blue and Gray Cluster

Although they weren’t the largest shows of this past weekend, the three-day cluster in Harrisburg, Pa., had a very interesting variety of Group and Best in Show winners. Just as a basis of comparing numbers at the largest events in the country this past weekend, on Saturday the Atlanta KC had more than 2,400 dogs,… 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

AKC/Eukanuba: Day One Groups Begin with Hounds

The first day of the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship has come and gone, and the Sporting, Hound, Toy and Non-Sporting Group judging is completed. As expected there were some surprises as well as some expected outcomes. Hounds were the first Group to be judged, and Carla Molinari of Portugal did the honors. First went to Saluki… read more