2018 National Specialty

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Aug 30 2018 - Sep 03 2018
All Day

Location
Kentucky Horse Park


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Location – Bluegrass Classic Dog Show cluster held at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  Lexington, Kentucky is within an 8 hour drive of several major cities including St. Louis (MO) , Chicago (IL) , Atlanta (GA) , Washington (DC), Nashville (TN), Charlotte (NC), Indianapolis (IN), Detroit (MI), Pittsburgh (PA).

ABC Contact:

Susan Pamplin Griffin
susan.pamplin.griffin@gmail.com

Club Contact:

Kathy Garcia

Bluegrass Classic Cluster Specialty & Supported Entry Chair
Lexington Kennel Club Secretary of Show Affairs

Date – September 1st, 2018 (The cluster runs August 30th – September 3rd therefore there could be supported entries on other day/s as well.)

Airports – Lexington has Bluegrass Airport which is a smaller airport, but Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and Louisville International Airport are near.

Judges – List of possible judges:

Herding Judges:

  • Thurs- JD Frederiksen
  • Fri – Steven Dainard
  • Sat – M Purkhiser
  • Sun – Gopi Krishnan
  • Mon – Neena VanCamp

 

Other judges on our Panel:

  • Mr & Mrs David Bolus
  • Col Purkhiser
  • Grace Fritz
  • Ed Bivin
  • James Noe
  • Mary Ellen Meyer

 

Other Activities: Besides conformation, there is also obedience, rally, barn hunt, lure coursing, and dock diving at the show site.  There has also been a cardiologist Echo clinic and an OFA eye clinic.

Lodging – Multiple dog friendly hotels in Lexington along with a campground on site. Hookups are available as are golf cart rentals.

Dinner/Banquet – Many restaurants and locations for a dinner/banquet.

https://www.apps.akc.org//apps/events/search/index_results.cfm?action=plan&event_number=2018654706&_ga=2.238565317.451446762.1525277582-1396559535.1521038271

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