Masters Agility, Herding Group And More Winners Announced For Westminster Dog Show
With the Westminster Dog Show ending tonight, results are pouring in. Here’s a look at who’s been winning so far.
MASTERS AGILITY CHAMPIONSHIP
Fame(US), a Border Collie, won the Masters Agility Championship with a time of 29.53 seconds. Fame(US) exhibited extremely high energy before her round, excitedly barking while her trainer, Jessica Ajoux, helped prepare her for the obstacle course.
Fame(US) regained her focus just before she was set to take off, and she sped through the course with ease, clearing every jump and ending the round with 0 faults. She jumped into Ajoux’s arms afterward, still hyper and barking.
“You are such a good girl,” Ajoux told her as they waited for their blue ribbon.
MASTERS OBEDIENCE CHAMPIONSHIP
A Labrador Retriever named Heart won the Masters Obedience Championship. This was the third win for the Lab, according to NJ.com.
Biggie, a pug with the formal show name “Puttin’ On The Ritz,” won the Toy Group division. He took the place of the dog that sired him, according to FOX Sports. Biggie comes from the breeder Hill Country.
Feel The Burn, a Pekingese, placed second, an Affenpinscher named Tamarin Tailback won third and an English Toy Spaniel named Clussex Paddington of Flivverway came in fourth.
A Borzoi named Lucy won in the Hound Group. She was the 2016 Reserve Best In Show at the Westminster Dog Show, and her formal show name is Belisarius JP My Sassy Girl.
A Bloodhound named Limited Edition came in second place, a Beagle named Windstar’s Maximum Opus placed third and a Whippet named Pinnacle Tennessee Whiskey placed fourth.
Flynn, a Bichon Frise whose formal show name is All I Care About Is Love, won first for the Non-Sporting Group. Flynn’s handler took care to make sure his coat remained fluffy and cloud-like throughout the competition, and he continually fixed his tail so it would stay in place whenever the judge walked by.
Hightide Stormsurge the Standard Poodle placed second, Simply Invincible took third and Order In The Court
Slick the Border Collie — or “Majestic Elite Clever Endeavor” — won first place in the Herding Group. German Shepherds are the breed that have won the most in the Herding Group, but no German Shepherd placed in the Herding Group competition.
A Cardigan Welsh Corgi named Tails of Mystery placed second, an Old English Sheepdog named Let It Go Blue Mtn won third, a Pyrenean Shepherd named Eclipse De La Petite Ferme De Wihr came in fourth and the Shetland Sheepdog Laureate Invincible placed fifth.
The results for the Sporting Group, Working Group and Terrier Group will be announced later today. Tonight, one of the group champions will be named Best in Show.