[PHOTOS] A fox-terrier with a harsh coat, sacred to the prestigious dog show of New York
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NEW YORK | The fox-terrier with a rough coat King won the crown of the prestigious dog show of New York, being named the best among the approximately 2.800 pedigree dogs from all over the world.
This is the fifteenth time this race gets this much-coveted title of Westminster Dog Show, a record. The breed of the scottish terrier is second on the list with eight victories in 143 editions of the contest.
“It means a lot,” said a tearful Gabriel Rangel, master of the King, the audience of the Madison Square Garden after the announcement of his victory. “When you have won this wonderful competition, there is nothing more to do “.
And what is the future for King? “He should run more thirst in a field somewhere “, he said.
A havanese named Bono has been chosen as the dauphin, among four other finalists.
This year, the final phase of the contest counted as six finalists instead of the seven usual after the disqualification of Colton, the schipperke because of a conflict of interest. But it did not start with the legs empty New York as he won on Monday, the price of pet dogs, a first for this race.
The problems with it came to the fact that one of its co-owners had owned dogs in conjunction with the judge of the contest ” Best in show “, Peter Green.
Colton has, however, been allowed to parade before the public with the other finalists. But it has disappeared behind the scenes while a commentator announced his disqualification to ” maintain the integrity of the sport “.