German Shorthaired Pointer wins Best In Show at Westminster (37 images)

The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2016 at 1:16 PM
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The German Shorthaired Pointer named California Journey and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson celebrate in the winners circle after winning Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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The German Shorthaired Pointer named California Journey and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson celebrate in the winners circle after winning Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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The German Shorthaired Pointer named California Journey and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson celebrate in the winners circle after winning Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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The German Shorthaired Pointer named California Journey and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson celebrate in the winners circle after winning Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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The German Shorthaired Pointer named California Journey and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson celebrate in the winners circle after winning Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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The German Shorthaired Pointer named California Journey and handler Valerie Nunes-Atkinson compete before winning Best in Show at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Handler Valerie Nunez runs with a German Shorthaired Pointer named CJ who wins best in breed in the Sporting Group at the 140th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 16, 2016. The first Westminster show was held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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