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Wasabi and a Bourbon chaser tarry a while to become the talk of the town

A Pekingese and a whippet were the stars of the show at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Jonathan Allen

Wasabi, a fuzzy Pekingese with a black and brown face and soulful eyes, won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Sunday in Tarrytown, New York.

A Whippet named Bourbon came second, winning the reserve prize at the 145-year-old competition. This year marked the first time the show was not held in Manhattan.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers moved the show from its usual Madison Square Garden digs to the 19th-century Lyndhurst Mansion by the Hudson River in Tarrytown and delayed it from February so it could be held outside...

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