Guvnor, a seven year-old Border Collie and his owner Jenny
Kimber, from Oxford has taken a top prize at Crufts today (Thursday
March 10th), winning the Kennel Club British Open Agility Final for
Guvnor and Jenny won in the large category after competing at
Crufts in a hotly contested final after achieving the
fewestcombined faults in the fastest combined time, calculated over
the two rounds. Taking place at the world's greatest dog show, they
were up against the top large dogs from several different
Guvnor and Jenny qualified for the final at Crufts at the Kennel
Club International Agility Festival in August 2015. Since then they
have been working towards the tense final.
Jennysaid of her incredible achievement: "It's amazing to
finally win; we've always had near successes but never claimed the
prize so this is a real achievement for us."
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary said: "Agility is one of
the show stoppers at Crufts, and it is always amazing to see such
talented dogs and owners. The British Open really is a unique
"Jenny and Guvnor are an amazing team and are both very
talented. Our congratulations to them both and we hope to see them
in future competitions."
Crufts takes place from 10th - 13thMarch 2016 at the NEC,
Birmingham. For more information, please visit www.crufts.org.uk.
The results for Crufts 2016 can be found online at www.press.fossedata.co.uk.
For free downloadable images from Crufts 2016, please go to www.w-w-i.com/crufts_2016/.