Posts with tag GCh. Szumeria’s Wildwood Silver Six Pence


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

Ch. Topsfield Bumper Cars was the Number 1 Basset 2000 through 2002 and the nation’s Top Hound in 2001. He was handled by Bryan Martin for breeder/owners Claudia and Dom Orlandi, and co-owner Kitty Steidel.

Fancy That: Denver Mixes Old and New

Exhibitors and handlers who were at Westminster and also entered at the Rocky Mountain Cluster in Colorado had a fairly small window of time to recover from the Garden before going at it again at Friday’s all-breed show in Denver. But many made the trip to these shows that draw more than 2,000 dogs per… 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

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

Ch. Set’r Ridge’s Wyndswept in Gold was the Number 1 Sporting dog and Number 6 among all breeds in 2002, owned by Dr. and Mrs. William Truesdale and handled by Kellie Fitzgerald.

Fancy That: It’s All in the Family in Greeley, Colo.

It seems to me that there were more shows than usual this past weekend with really decent entry numbers, which these days, for me, means over 1,000 dogs. The West Coast was the site for the weekend’s largest shows, with more than 1,600 both days in Northern California and upwards of 1,500 in Vancouver, Wash…. read more

In 2005 Robin Novack handled English Springer Spaniel Ch. Telltale Salute to Number 1 Sporting dog and Number 5 among all breeds. She now handles the current Number 1 dog of all breeds, GCh. Wynmoor Champagne Supernova.

Fancy That: Missouri Draws Competitive Entries

Gray Summit, Mo., was the location this past weekend for two shows hosted by the Spirit of the Heartland KC and the Jefferson County KC of Missouri. The shows drew a respectable entry of just over 1,000 dogs each, with a number of heavy hitters vying for the top prizes each day. On Saturday judge… 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