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Ch. Cumbrian Black Pearl (bitch, black/white)
Image, Black Pearl, courtesy Cumbrian Kennels
"Ch. Cumbrian Black Pearl"
-- Image courtesy Nancy and Henri Tuthill, Cumbrian Kennels.

Image, Black Pearl
"Ch. Cumbrian Black Pearl"
-- Image from 1986 APC Yearbook.

"In 1984, "Ch. Cumbrian Black Pearl" broke the then current "All-Time" Best-In-Show record of Nancolleth Beryl of Giralda, set 48 years previously. In her career, "Black Pearl" won 22 Best-In-Shows and 84 Group Firsts. She was also the 1984 Number One Sporting Dog and Number Three All-Breeds. "Birdie" was inducted into the American Pointer Club's Hall of Fame in 1994. -- Information courtesy Nancy and Henri Tuthill, Cumbrian Kennels, and American Pointer Club's Website, 2000, click image to enlarge.



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