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Bull Terrier wins BIS at Westminster Show - New York

Photo courtesy of Westminster Kennel Club

'Rufus hits the heights at Westminster'

The 2006 Best in show Trophy at this year’s Westminster Show was awarded to Bishop, Poole, Shepherd & Poole’s Coloured Bull Terrier Ch Rocky Top's Sundance Kid, affectionately known as ‘Rufus’.

Also in the cards in a snowy New York were British-bred dogs including last year’s Crufts Best in show Beale, Ingram, Matell & Sweigart’s Norfolk Terrier Ch Cracknor Cause Celebre (Terrier group 2), Woodruff’s Pekingese Ch Yakee If Only, bred by A Easdon & P Martin (Toy group 2) and McConnell & Crowther’s Hungarian Puli Ch Catsun Comanche, bred by Ian Crowther (Herding group 4).

Winner of the Non-Sporting group under judge Mr Roger Hartinger
was Stark’s Dalmatian Ch Merry Go Round Mach Ten

Toy group winner under judge Dr Harry Smith Koch’s
Pug Ch Kendoric's Riversong Mulroney

See World Shows section for more photos, results and reports.