May 8 and 9, 2010
Bucks and Trenton historically have huge entries of mastiffs, the quality of which is certainly the Best of the Best
in the USA and possibly the world!!
Our annual trip to Pa. and NJ to the Mastiff "Holy Grail"!
What a fantastic and crazy, fun, exciting and emotional weekend!
This years judges for the G.S.M.F. suppoerted entry / specialty shows were
Mr. and Mrs. ( John and Margaret) Bromley of Spirithill Mastiffs, England.
This years results for us:
SATURDAY, BUCKS CO.
( 140 mastiff entered; a few absentees)
WINNERS DOG, 5 point major from the Bred By Exhibitor class;
Potamus aka Owenspride Better Weight Than Never ( first major!):
Bred By Exhibitor Bitches, 3rd Place ; Parsnip aka Owenspride Absolute Aplomb:
Am. Bred Bitches, 2nd Place ; Cranberry aka Owenspride Cranberry at Sherwood:
Brood Bitch Class: 1st Place, CH. Sherwood's Anticipatience RA CGC:
( Our Baby Momma!!!) With her son Potamus and daughter, Parsnip!!
Special congratulations to our good friend Margaret Warfield, and her big boy Wilbur aka CH. Beowulf's Get A Load Of Me - Mt. W'.s Willie;
for winning Best of Breed at BUCKS 2010!!
SUNDAY, TRENTON :
(116 mastiffs, a few absentees)
WINNERS DOG AND NEW CHAMPION, for his second five point major,
( CH) OWENSPRIDE BETTER WEIGHT THAN NEVER!
Bred By Exhibitor Bitches, 1st place Owenspride Absolute Aplomb
4th place,Owenspride Caught In A Pickle
AM. Bred Bitches, 1st place, Owenspride Cranberry at Sherwood
Best of WINNERS and BEST OF BREED
( from the BRED BY class; over 31 specials, many ranked!)
CH. OWENSPRIDE BETTER WEIGHT THAN NEVER!!!
(official photo is the top photo on this page,. I had to give it a good spot, even though it's later in the story!
How's THAT for finishing the HARD way??!!!
We are very , very proud of Potamus and of every single one of our dogs.
We missed this year, due to Patience being pregnant with the little ones. But we wanted he to be "present" to pass along her crown from 2007.
Here is the message we had printed in the catalogue, in her honor: