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- hound group
- herding group
- working group
- sporting group
- non-sporting group
- toy group
- terrier group
More than 2,500 dogs within over 200 breeds competed for the coveted title of Best in Show at the 147th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. Conformation took place at the UTSA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York, on May 8-9 as part of Westminster Week.
After two days of breed competition and two days of group competition, seven dogs moved forward to Best in Show competition on May 9 to be crowned top dog. Dogs competed to decide the Best of Breed winner that would move on to the Group, which chooses one winner from the breeds to go on to Best in Show.
The Hound Group, Toy Group, Non-Sporting Group, and Herding Group Winners were chosen on Monday night, and the Sporting Group, Working Group, and Terrier Group Winners were chosen before Best in Show on Tuesday night.
Here are the 2023 Group Winners from each breed group.
Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen: CH Soletrader Buddy Holly
Pekingese: GCH CH Pequest Rum Dum
French Bulldog: GCHP CH FOX Canyon’s I Won The War at Goldsheild CGCA CGCU TKN
Australian Shepherd: GCHP CH Northbay Xsell That’s A Wrap
English Setter: GCHB CH Winchester’s An Apple A Day JH
Giant Schanuzer: GCH CH Hearthmore’s Wintergreen Mountain RN CGC TKN
American Staffordshire Terrier: GCHP CH LBK’S Rebel And Proud Party Crasher
To see the top four placements in each group, visit westminsterkennelclub.org.
From May 6 through 9, watch Westminster Kennel Club events on FS1 and FS2, or stream live and on-demand on westminsterkennelclub.org, FOX NOW App, and FOX Sports App.