Dog O’Day has the 2020 Beverly Hills Dog Show results if you missed last night’s telecast.
The 2020 Beverly Hills Dog Show results are in, and here at Dog O’Day we’ve got the results if you missed the telecast (perhaps, for example, watching the 1990s Chicago Bulls documentary series The Last Dance or the American Idol season 18 finale).
Officially the fourth annual Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina, it aired on NBC for the first time in primetime, hosted as always by the team of AKC judge David Frei and actor John O’Hurley (Seinfeld, Family Feud), with behind the scenes features from sportscaster Mary Carillo, TV personality Maria Menounos and American Ninja Warrior host Akbar Gbaja-Biamilla.
While we were watching the telecast, a more thorough breakdown comes from The Canine Chronicle, and we are very grateful for their detailed keeping of statistics.
Now, onto the 2020 Beverly Hills Dog Show results….
The Herding Group was claimed by a Shetland Sheepdog called Conrad (officially GCHP Syringa-Akadia The Corsair). who won the category at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and also at last year’s BHDS.
Others placing were the Bearded Collie in second, the Cardigan Welsh Corgi in third and the Rough Collie in fourth.
The Hound Group was won by a female Bloodhound called Piper (officially GCHB Quiet Creek’s Dance with Me).
Also placing were the Irish Wolfhound earning the red ribbon, the Borzoi earning the white and the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen taking the yellow.
The winner of the Sporting Group was a Springer Spaniel called McConaghy (registered name GCHG Wynmoor Interstellar).
Taking second was the Weimaraner, third the Gordon Setter and fourth the Irish Setter.
The winner of the Non-Sporting Group was a female Shar-Pei called Joan (registered name GCHG Broken RDS Can We Talk at Prunehill CGC).
Taking the red ribbon as runner-up was the Standard Poodle, the white the Bichon Friese and the yellow the Tibetan Terrier.
The winning dog in the Terrier Group was a female Cairn Terrier called Luna (whose registered name is Pellinores Wild Magic).
Also placing were the Lakeland Terrier in second, the fan-favorite Jack Russell Terrier in third and Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier in fourth.
Predictably, the Toy Group was captured by Bono the Havanese (officially GCHP Oestes In the Name of Love), as he has racked up over a hundred Best in Show wins, and goodness knows how many Best of Breed and Best of Group wins.
Also placing here were the Japanese Chin in second, the Pug in third and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in fourth.
The blue ribbon in the Working Group went to a Siberian Husky from China named Nick (officially GCHP Sharin Nick of Dynasty RC Kennel).
Also placing were the Tibetan Mastiff in second, the Black Russian Terrier in third and the Great Pyrenees in fourth.
Best in Show
To see who would win Best in Show at the 2020 Beverly Hills Dog Show, Bono, Conrad, Joan, Luna, McConaghy, Nick and Piper all went to the dramatic runway to settle things, while human celebrities including ‘s Brian Baumgartner (Kevin the accountant) and Olympic gold-medalist gymnast Nastia Liukin watched in the audience and took photos.
After they all had been paraded around the runway, Nick was awarded the Best in Show title.
Clips of the show can be found at NBCSports.com, and also the full group entries, since they had to be condensed during the telecast to fit the timeslot.
Well, there you have the 2020 Beverly Hills Dog Show results. Congrats to all the group winners and their owners and handlers! The next major dog show cluster on the calendar is the Houston World Series of Dog Shows, but it is unclear whether those will take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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