Saturday, February 14, 2009

The Winner Is...


Congratulations to 'Stump' a Sussex Spaniel for winning the 2009 Westminster Kennel Club, Best in Show.

Stump is ten years old and actually came out of retirement to compete in this years contest. However, unlike Michael Jordan and Brett Favre, Stumps return to the game was a rousing success.
Here are 10 other things you might like to know about the new Champ.

1. His official name is Ch. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee
2. He was born is Dec. 1, 1998
3. He is named "Stump" ... because he has stubby legs, is brown and resembles a tree stump
4. He has sired pups named Root, Forest and Myrtle
5. His favorite chew toy is a plush Grinch doll
6. He weighs about 50 pounds
7. He lives in Houston, Texas with the 2001 Best in Show winner J.R., a Bichon Frise
8. He didn't train at all for his return to the ring
9. He is the oldest dog ever to win Westminster, that title was previously held by the 1999 winner, an 8-year-old Papillon
10. The Westminster show was his 51st career best in show win

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