Beagle wins “Best in Show” at Westminster Kennel Club competition
MIKE SEGAR /REUTERS Miss P, a 15-inch Beagle who won "Best in Show", is run by handler William Alexander at the139th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York February 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY)
A 15-inch beagle named Miss P won the top honor at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, besting more than 2,700 competitors.Miss P, a bouncy 4-year-old, was awarded the Best In Show prize at the 139th Westminster show, the second-longest continuously running sporting event in the United States after the Kentucky Derby.
The two-day canine extravaganza, an annual bright spot with Fashion Week in the dead of winter, culminates Tuesday night with the selection of Best in Show in New York's Madison Square Garden. More than 2,700 dogs representing 192 breeds are competing.
The winner is traditionally feted the next day with a round of appearances on morning talk shows and a steak lunch at Sardi's restaurant. (Reuters)
Beagle wins â€śBest in Showâ€ť at Westminster Kennel Club competition-