Judge Renee Hall of Merced, California, had an entry of 11. Pre-entry fees were $5. Day of the match entry fees were $7.
Best In Match that day went to Abagail The Fathers Joy, from the 6-9 puppy bitch class. She was bred by Dustin Jackson, sired by Tinkers Pride Paragon and dam Daddies Little Princess Sophie, owned by Katherine, Patrick, Jordan, and Alec Gray. Best of Opposite Sex was IB Sampson’s Cool Dapper Dan, bred by Lee Ann Leach and Shar and Udell Kynaston, sired by Solid Rock Out Law Sampson and dam IB Dakotas Princess, owned by Lee Ann Leach.
The club held its second "A" Match on September 18, 2005. California again supplied the judge, Patricia Schaldach of Carruthers. She had an entry of 13. Our entry fees remained unchanged. This Match was held at the historic Wheeler Farm in Salt Lake, outdoors and on the grass.
Best In Match was Cherry-O-Let Me Be A Star, from the 6-9 puppy bitch class, bred by Ralph and Kristine Durrant, sired by Glendars Patriot and dam Durrants Sweet Cheri Whine, owned by Pat and Les Hansen. Best of Opposite Sex went to IB Pretty Boys Bugz Malone, from the 6-9 puppy dog class, bred and owned by Shar and Udell Kynaston, sired by Ch. Cherokee Legend Pretty Boy and dam Ch. IB Simply Irresis Ta Bull.
The club became eligible to apply for its AKC show license, and on December 2005, it was approved. Our first and only logo was designed by Sandy Samples.
The club received an invitation to participate in the Utah Beehive Cluster in May 2006. With the help from BCA Division IV, especially Carolyn Adams, specialty judges were approved, and its first show was held on May 5, 2006, following the Utah Valley Kennel Club’s Best In Show competition. Mrs. Frances P. Little judged a Sweepstakes entry of 20. Best in Sweeps was one of Utah’s home-grown puppies: IB Homestyle Princess Aurora, bred by Shar and Udell Kynaston, and owned by David and Darylin Johnson and the Kynaston’s. Best of Opposite Sex went to Graybull's Martin Miller, bred and owned by Bill, Kay, and Aimee Gray. Dr. John Little judged the regular class entry of 68 dogs. Winners Dog went to Graybull’s Martin Miller. Winners Bitch went to Tumbleweek Peaches N Cream, owned by Alin Retezatu from Oak Hills, California;
Best of Breed was Ch. Legacy Take Me To The Copa, owned by Barbara Morgan, Karyn Simmons, Linda Borden and Jessica Sanders. Best of Opposite went to Ch. Bodhi’s Rock N’ Roll Rosie of Majestic, owned by Shalisa and Geoffrey Neely from Blue Lake, California. Best of Winners was Gray’s Martin Miller.
The second show was on May 6, 2005 following the Intermountain Kennel Club’s Best In Show. Ms. Gayle Pew judged over 68 entries. Best of Breed was again Ch. Legacy Take Me To The Copa. Best of Opposite Sex was Tumbleweed Peaches N Cream.
There were entries from the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, California, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma, Missouri and Utah.
The Bulldog Club of Philadelphia gave the club a medallion for Best Opposite Sex at the first show. Almost from the beginning the club organized an active Bulldog Rescue committee headed by Shar Kynaston with the able assistance of Lauri Stewart.
Members are spread out all over the state. Meetings and events are held throughout the year and a calendar of events is posted on the Club’s website.
For more information, contact Liz Coates, (435) 899-1330 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update Submitted December 12, 2018 by Will Clayton. Initial historical club information provided by Liz Coates, assisted by Pat Hansen and Kristine Durrant.