facebook
twitter
search
search

Kelso sprints to victory at Westminster dog show's agility contest

Feb. 9, 2014 at 11:14 AM

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- An athletic border collie named Kelso was declared the winner of the first competition opened to mixed-breeds at the big Westminster dog show in New York.

Kelso took the blue ribbon Saturday night in the first annual agility competition organized as part of the venerable Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

The competition, which included dogs sprinting through an obstacle course, made headlines in the United States because it was the first time mixed-breed mutts took part along with the purebreds.

WCBS-TV in New York said Kelso was among some 200 canine competitors in the event.

Kelso, by the way, is a purebred.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Japanese firm accepts mecha robot battle challenge from United States
Man kicked by camel while attempting selfie with nursing calf
Florida man captures lightning strike on Gainesville Wendy's
Early 90s prototype 'Nintendo PlayStation' purportedly discovered by Redditor
A new, thinner Oreo cookie is set to hit shelves