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Sound off! Trumpet is 1st bloodhound to win Westminster show

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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. - Now this hound has something to toot his horn about.
A bloodhound named Trumpet won the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Wednesday night, marking the first time the breed has ever snared U.S. dogdom's most coveted best in show prize.
Rounding the finalists' ring with a poised and powerful stride, Trumpet beat a French bulldog, a German shepherd, a Maltese, an English setter, a Samoyed and a Lakeland terrier to take the trophy.
“I was shocked,” said handler, co-breeder and co-owner Heather Helmer, who also goes by Heather Buehner. The competition was stiff, “and...
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Trumpet, a Bloodhound, Wins Best in Show at Westminster

Trumpet, a Bloodhound, Wins Best in Show at Westminster

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Trumpet, 4, fended off a tough field of fellow champions, earning Best in Show out of the hound group.
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What to know about bloodhounds, after the breed takes best in show at Westminster

What to know about bloodhounds, after the breed takes best in show at Westminster

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Trumpet won out of six other pooches, including a French bulldog, a German shepherd, a Maltese, an English setter, a Samoyed and a Lakeland terrier.
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