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Miniature Pinscher Club of America National Specialty

JULY 13 – 17, 2020,
SHERATON MIDWEST CITY HOTEL AT THE REED CENTER, OKLAHOMA

 

It was hot, hot, hot in July in Oklahoma. However, the host hotel and the Reed Center were joined by a hallway so it was not necessary to be out in the heat. Good planning by our Board of Directors.

Club members were very good about wearing masks and social distancing. Masks were worn at all times, except for eating and drinking. On Monday, the Board met to handle club business. The Board planned this national, moving it from New Mexico to Oklahoma.

Tuesday and Wednesday, the Obedience Judge was Ms. Lora Seale. Her HIT was GCH CH Timbear Creek Bohemian Rhapsody, owned by Alicia Fencer and Connie Timmerman. Her Veteran Winner for both days was GCH CH Stormins Smart Alec, owned by Catherine Bailey. Ms. Seale also judged Rally on Tuesday. High Combined was GCH CH Stealth Justified CD PCD BN RAE CAA DN SWN CGCU TRI, owned by Coleen Crowley. Wednesday’s High Combined was Ripley’s You Are My Lucky Star, owned by Alicia Fencer. High Triple Q on Tuesday and Wednesday was GCH CH Stealth Justified CD PCD BN RAE CAA DN SWN CGCU TRI.

Tuesday’s Futurity Judge was Lafayette McGowan, and his winners were Marlex Fired Up, owned by Armando Angelbello; Best of Opposite was Hat Trick’s Brittney Broke Her Halo, owned by Susan Hatfield; Maturity winner was GCH CH Marisol One Cool Cat at Meadowlake, owned by Melainie Hackett and Karen Fitzpatrick; and Best of Opposite was GCH CH Cheristar’s I am Cybill Shepherd, owned by Cherie McDaniel.

Tuesday evening was the Classic Top Twenty. The judges were Mr. Eugene Blake, Jude White and Connie Timmerman. The winner was GCH CH Marisol One Cool Cat at Meadowlake, owned by Melanie Hackett and Karen Fitzpatrick. Reserve winner was GCH CH Marlex Sunsprite Rose, owned by Armando Angelbello and Ann Parman.
Freestyle winner was GCH CH Eagles The Wolverine, owned by Katie Winters, Sue Griswold and Jacob Waters.

Wednesday’s Sweepstakes Judge Cindy Fortin’s winners were Best Puppy in Sweeps Marisol Cat Man Cool, owned by Melanie Hackett; Best of Opposite was Stonebridges Country Delight, owned by Tom Alexander.

Best Junior in Sweeps was Ch Winter-Eagle Ring of Fire, owned by Christy Nelson, Katie Winters and Carolyn Griswold; Best of Opposite was Hat Trick’s Brittney Broke Her Halo, owned by Susan Hatfield.

Best Veteran in Sweeps was GCH CH Stormin’s Smart Alec BN RA CAX FCAT2 CGCA CGCU TRN.

Canine Good Citizen and Trick Dog Evaluations took place in the foyer. Membership Education followed with a presentation by Larry and Penny Dewey of the breed PowerPoint used for Judges Education.

The annual meeting, chaired by President Gretchen Hofheins Wackerfuss, was followed by hospitality in the foyer.

On Thursday, the breed judging began with Judge Mr. John Ramirez. His winners were: Best of Breed, Best of Winners, Best Bred-By, and BNOH was KiDix Soul Sister, bred and owned by Kim Noel and Joanne Wilds; Best of Opposite Sex was Ch. Marlex Sunsprite Dream Maker, bred by Armando Angelbello and Marcia Tucker, and owned by Larry and Penny Dewey and Armando Angelbello; Winner’s Dog was Marlex Fired Up, bred by owner, Rick Ly, and M. Barnes, and owned by Armando Angelbello. Reserve WD and Best Puppy was Shaw’s Baby You Burned that Bridge, bred and owned by Peg Shaw. Reserve WB was Valjalu’s Hot Cakes, bred and owned by Joan Krumm, Jacob Waters, Luke Waters, and Ashley Waters.

Select Dog was Ch. Winter’s Eagle Ring of Fire, and Select Bitch was GCH CH Marlex Sunprite Rose, bred by Armando Angelbello and Marcia Tucker, and owned by Armando Angelbello and Ann Parman.

Awards of Merit were: GCH CH Shadowmist Pvt. Bailey of Munroc, owned by Phyllis and Martin Kalmes, Rhonda Cornum, Cathy Beasley and Robert Hallahan; GCH CH Flashfires Factor This, bred and owned by Kim Swilling; GCH CH Dazl Reh Bold Summer Legacy, bred and owned by Lonnie and Rex Phillips; GCH CH Flashfires Fireball, bred by Kim Swiling and Ruth Tarlton, and owned by Kim Swilling; and Best Veteran Dog GCH CH Sultan’s Storm Watch. Best Stud Dog was GCH CH Dazl Reh Bold

 

Submitted by Penny Dewey

Photos courtesy of Gloria Anderson, godogphoto.com & Michele Reeves

Summer Legacy.

In the evening was our Awards Banquet and Auction and a good time was had by all. We were wearing masks and our large tables had only five at each table.

The Regional Specialty was judged by Mr. Fred Bassett and the winners were: BOB GCH CH Cheristars I Am Cybill Shepherd; BW and WB was Fortin’s Perfect Cadence Stonebridge; Best of Opposite was Ch. Marlex Sunsprite Dream Maker; WD was Marlex Fired Up. Select Dog was Ch Spiva’s Pop a Top Again, bred by Joan Spiva and owned by Victoria Ford; Select Bitch was GCH CH Marex Sunsprite Dream Came True, bred by Armando Angelbello and Marcia Tucker, and owned by Armando Angelbello. Awards of Merit were Ch. Winter Eagle Ring of Fire; GCH CLLH Toykeepers Captain America, bred and owned by Aldine and Roni Aldeguer; GCH CH Flashfires Fire Ball; GCH CH Toykeeper’s Special Addition, bred and owned by Aldine and Roni Aldeguer; GCH CH Shaw’s I am Destined to Reign, bred and owned by Peg Shaw; Best Puppy, Shaw’s Baby You Burned that Bridge.

This concluded our National week. See everybody next year in New Mexico.

  • The Miniature Pinscher Club of America, Inc. has been an AKC Member Club since 1930. It is dedicated to the Miniature Pinscher and it’s objectives are as follows: To encourage and promote quality in the responsible breeding of pure-bred miniature pinschers and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection. To urge members and/or breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the American Kennel Club, Inc. as the only standard of excellence by which the miniature pinscher shall be judged. To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at dog shows. To provide educational seminars and conduct sanctioned matches, obedience trials, and specialty shows under the rules of the American Kennel Club, Inc.

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