Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Westminster best in show 2012

  • Dalmatian and wire-haired dachshund in the best-of-seven final ring after their wins Monday night. Marlene Ness came from Canada to show her black cocker, Ace, at Westminster for the first time.
  • (CNN Sports Illustrated)
  • Shes a clown, handler Cheri Koppenhaver said. More than 2,000 entries in 185 breeds and varieties were at the 136th Westminster. The best in show will be chosen Tuesday evening.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • After serious contemplation and speculation, a winner of the 2012 Westminster Dog Show has become clear. This was no easy task. This was a stacked field with plenty of worthy candidates.
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  • There were 101 of them in the Disney movie, but not one has ever been Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club in New York. Maybe this year.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • While he has handled several category winners at Westminster, this was his first trip to the winners circle for Best in Show as well.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The Grammys get one night, so do the Oscars, but the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be working and terrier groups, as well as best in show.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • A local Brussels Griffon has won Best of Breed at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show for the second straight year. She beat out three other dogs for the best of breed title, which she also won last year.
  • (San Luis Obispo Tribune)
  • Cindy Vogels will determine the winner of the prestigious Best in Show competition at the 136th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show late Tuesday.
  • (International Business Times)
  • But this years competition has a solid chance at making history. There has never been a Dalmatian nor a wire-haired Dachshund best-in-show at Westminster. Las Vegas odd makers are pointing to the Pekingese, at 6-to-1, as the favorite to prevail.
  • (Reuters)

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