Beating thousands of other dogs, Fayme (CH Victory Wind's Ghost
Whisperer For Snowmead JW), a Bearded Collie from
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex won Best in Group for Pastoral dogs
today and qualified for the final of Crufts.
Fayme, aged three will now compete for the prestigious title of
Best in Show on Sunday against just six other dogs at the world's
greatest dog show, Crufts at the NEC in Birmingham. More than
21,000 dogs are competing over the four days of the show for the
chance to win the most celebrated title in the world of dogs.
Owner, Justine Waldron and Fayme will be returning to the
Genting Arena - the main arena at the NEC - on the evening of
Sunday March 8thfor the highly anticipated Crufts 2015 final. Only
seven dogs make it all the way through to the final, which will be
watched by thousands in the arena and millions more worldwide as it
will be televised live on Channel 4 and streamed on the official
Crufts YouTube Channel - www.youtube.com/crufts.
Proud owner Justine said: "It's absolutely amazing, I simply
can't believe it. I've been coming to Crufts for 30 years and it's
the first time I've ever won with a Bearded Collie, it's just a
fantastic experience. Fayme loves life, loves playing outside and
then coming in and falling asleep on the sofa with her legs in the
"It hasn't sunk in yet that we're back on Sunday for Best in
Show. All plans for Sunday have now been cancelled.
"Fayme will definitely have a reward; she'll probably have some
sausages as they're her favourite."
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: "Congratulations to
Fayme for winning Best in Group for Pastoral dogs today.
"Crufts celebrates healthy, happy dogs and recognises the
special and unique bond between dogs and their owners. Fayme is
such a lovely dog who clearly loves being in the show ring and has
a great relationship with her handler.
"Fayme and Justine should be very proud of reaching the Best in
Show final - it's an incredible achievement and not one many get to
experience. We wish them all the best for Sunday."
The results for Crufts 2015 can be found online at www.press.fossedata.co.uk/
For free downloadable images from Crufts 2015, please go to www.w-w-i.com/crufts_2015/