Posts with tag GCh. Marlex Classic Red Glare

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

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


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

Miniature Pinscher GCh. Marlex Classic Red Glare was Best in Show at Progressive Dog Club in New York on Friday. Photos by Kayla Bertagnolli.

‘Classie’ Takes Progressive

In spite of Friday’sEast Coast storm that grounded thousands of flights and that weather forecasters predicted could be a record-setting blizzard, 361 Toy dogs showed up at the Hotel Pennsylvania for the Progressive Dog Club show to officially open Westminster week in Manhattan. By sundown on Friday, the 20 inches of snow that were predicted… 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

Top Hound GCh. Kiarry’s Pandora’s Box was the Best in Show winner on Friday. Photo by Carla Viggiano.

Three Down in Florida, and the Big Event Begins

The three Orlando all-breeds have wrapped up, and today AKC/Eukanuba has begun! Whether or not the results at the Wednesday through Friday shows are a preview of what will happen on the weekend remains, of course, to be seen. Perhaps the biggest surprise of the weekend was the reappearance of the 2011 Top Dog of… read more

Wendell Sammet at Poodle Club of America with Ch. Ale Kai Mikimoto on Fifth.

Fancy That: Thursday’s Atlanta Show Draws 1,591

The biggest shows of this past weekend took place in Atlanta at the Cherokee Rose Cluster from August 23 to 26, 2012. Thursday at the Griffin Georgia Kennel Club, from an entry of 1,591, judge Judy Daniels chose GCh. Allaruth Just Kidding v Sole Bay for BIS. In from California, the Miniature Schnauzer is bred… read more