10 Previous Winners of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (2002-2011)

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is the second oldest sporting event held in the United States of America, the oldest being the Kentucky Derby. The annual two-day breed show is held at Madison Square Garden in New York City and features top-dogs from each of the breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club competing to be the Best in Show. There have been a total of 135 WKC dog shows, the first one being held in 1877 that featured over 1200 dogs. 2011’s WKC Dog Show had 2,500 dogs from 179 breeds.

Competing dogs are judged on the basis of how closely they match their breed standards. The Best in Show title is given to the dog that matches its respective breed standards more than any other at the show.
Following are pictures of the ten previous Best in Show winners (covering years 2002-2011) below each of which you will find mentioned the respective breed.
GCH Foxcliffe Hickory Wind (2011)
GCH Foxcliffe Hickory Wind

Breed: Scottish Deerhound
Ch. Roundtown Mercedes of Maryscot (2010)
Ch. Roundtown Mercedes of Maryscot
Breed: Scottish Terrier
Ch. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee (2009)
Ch. Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee
Breed: Sussex Spaniel
Ch. K-Run’s Park Me In First (2008)
Ch. K-Run's Park Me In First
Breed: Beagle
Ch. Felicity’s Diamond Jim (2007)
Ch. Felicity's Diamond Jim
Breed: English Springer Spaniel
Ch. Rocky Top’s Sundance Kid (2006)
Ch. Rocky Tops Sundance Kid
Breed: Colored Bull Terrier
Ch. Kan-Point’s VJK Autumn Roses (2005)
Ch. Kan-Point's VJK Autumn Roses
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
Ch. Darbydale’s All Rise Pouch Cove (2004)
Ch. Darbydale's All Rise Pouch Cove
Breed: Newfoundland
Ch. Torums Scarf Michael (2003)
Ch. Torums Scarf Michael
Breed: Kerry Blue Terrier
Ch. Surrey Spice Girl (2002)
Ch. Surrey Spice Girl
Breed: Miniature Poodle


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