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Best In Show

Multiple Best In Special Show

Multiple Group Winner

 Abby won her first Best in Show in Stephenville, Texas under Judge Everett Dean.  She was handled by her owner and breeder, Clay Williams.



Best of Opposite Sex at 2004 Westminster Show

Abby began her successful career at an early age. She was WB/BOW at the BHC of Central Indiana the day before the 2002 BHCA Nationals at 7 months of age, defeating some 110 other competitors. She finished her AKC Championship at the age of eleven months from the Puppy Class and won a Hound Group Second the same day.

In her first outing as a Special, she won Best of Opposite Sex at the Spring 2002 Dal-Tex Specialty, followed by a Best In Specialty Show at the Timerberline BHC in Denver, Colorado, a Best of Breed and Group First at the Denton Kennel Club in Denton, Texas and a Best In Specialty at the BHC of Greater New Orleans held in Biloxi, Mississippi. 

Abby wins Best of Breed at the Timberline BHC Specialty show in Denver, Colorado under Judge Joe Smith.

Abby won Best of Opposite Sex at the Westminster Kennel Club Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City in February 2004. In limited showing in 2004, Abby won a Group First at the Wichita Falls KC, a Group Second at the Houston KC, a Group Third at Nolan River KC, a Group Fourth at the Texas Kennel Club, and a best in Specialty Show at the Basset Hound Club of Greater Houston. Just recently, Abby won her first Best in Show at the Stephenville Kennel Club.

Abby is bred by, owned by and handled by Clay & Debbie Williams, Monogram Bassets, Allen, Texas and co-owned by David and Barba Keene, Morningwood Kennel, Reg., Plano, Texas. She is being shown on a limited basis by Clay Williams in 2004.

Abby is a Beaumont daughter.

Ch. Fort Merrill Man In Black

At the time he was campaigned as a Special, Manny was owned by Joan Urban, Fort Merrill Ranch and David and Barba Keene, Morningwood Kennel, Reg. Manny won a Best In Show and was ranked Number 3 Basset Hound in the USA in 2000. Frozen Semen is available on this fine stud.

Ch. Camma Farms Fan Mail

Owned by Myer Bishop, Camma Farms and David and Barba Keene, Morningwood Kennel, Reg. At the time she was shown as a Special in the United States, Fanny was awarded Best of Opposite Sex at the 2001 AKC Eukanuba Classic and the 2002 Westerminster Kennel Club Dog Show. She is a Ulysses' daughter. Fanny now resides with her new owners in Japan.

Under the direction of Morningwood Kennels, Reg. Deidre finished the 2002 season as the Number Two Basset Hound in All-Breed and she was ranked in the Top 5 Breed standings for the same year.

David and Barba Keene qualified Deidre for the 2002 AKC/Eukanuba Classic where she won an Award of Merit under Judge Mrs. Lee Canalizio.  She was handled by David Williams.

Deidre went Best of Opposite Sex at the 2003 Westminster Kennel Club under Judge Susan St. John-Brown.

In 2002 Deidre won the BHC of Greater Houston Specialty under Member Judge Judy Webb, the Timberline BHC Specialty under Breeder Judge Patricia Gellerman and again, the BHC of Greater Houston Specialty under Breeder Judge Carol Makowski.

David and Barba Keene, Morningwood Kennel, Reg., co-owned and promoted Deidre throughout her career achievements as a Special.  She was bred by Kevin and Deborah Whelan, Symphony Bassets.  She is a littermate to Beaumont and a Ulysses' daughter.

Deidre is owned by Debbie and Clay Williams. 

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