Wire Fox Terrier wins 'Best In Show' at Westminster

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Wire Fox Terrier wins 'Best In Show' at Westminster
Falko, left, a wire-haired vizsla, and Luna, a cotton de tulear, pose on stage with their owners during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the two breeds will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Falko, a wire-haired vizsla, rests in the lobby of Madison Square Garden before a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the wire-haired visla and the coton de tulear will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Luna, a cotton de tulear, poses on stage during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the wire-haired visla and the coton de tulear will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Anton Sagh, of Montreal, Quebec, plays with Falko, a wire-haired vizsla, after a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the two breeds will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Falko, a wire-haired vizsla, poses for photos during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the two breeds will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Falko, left, a wire-haired vizsla, and Luna, a cotton de tulear, sit on stage with their owners, Anton Sagh, of Montreal, Quebec, and Adrianne Dering, of Morgantown, W.Va., during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the two breeds will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Luna, a cotton de tulear, eyes her owner while waiting for a news conference to begin at Madison Square Garden, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the wire-haired visla and the coton de tulear will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Luna, a cotton de tulear, poses on stage during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the wire-haired visla and the coton de tulear will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Anton Sagh, of Montreal, Quebec, motions to Falko, a wire-haired vizsla, to pose during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the wire-haired visla and the coton de tulear will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Falko, left, a wirehaired vizsla, poses on stage with other American Kennel Club breeds during a news conference, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in New York. The Westminster Kennel Club announced that the wire-haired visla and the coton de tulear will be eligible to compete for the first time in the New York show next February. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Sky, a wire fox terrier, is held as his handler Gabriel Rangel kisses the hand of judge Betty Regina Leininger after winning best of show during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Sky, a wire fox terrier, stands on the podium after winning best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Sky, a wire fox terrier, wins the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Sky, a wire fox terrier, competes in the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Sky won the group. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Sky, a wire fox terrier, competes in the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Sky won the group. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A Neapolitan mastiff competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Matisse, a Portuguese water dog, won the group. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A Neopolitan mastiff competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Bruce Schwartz judges the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Sky, a wire fox terrier won the group. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Bruce Schwartz judges the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Sky, a wire fox terrier won the group. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Sky, a wire fox terrier, competes in the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Sky won the group. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A komondor competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Matisse, a Portuguese water dog, won the group. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A colored bull terrier competes in the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
An American Staffordshire terrier competes in the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Matisse, a Portuguese water dog, stands beside his handler after competing in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Matisse won the group. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A border terrier competes in the terrier group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Matisse, a Portuguese water dog, competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Matisse won the group. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Coco, a Cardigan Welsh corgi, receives kisses on a grooming table in the benching area before the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A Tibetan mastiff competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Matisse, a Portuguese water dog, competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. Matisse won the group. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A mastiff competes in the working group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Dogs compete in the sporting group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Coco, a Cardigan Welsh corgi, stands on a grooming table in the benching area before the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Judo, a bull terrier, waits in the benching area before the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A golden retriever competes in the junior showmanship contest sporting group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
A golden retriever plays with a ball as they compete in the junior showmanship contest sporting group during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Beagles line up in the competition ring during the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show'-- Pictured: Glen of Imaal Terrier at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Dandie Dinmont Terrier at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Competitors at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- Pictured: Siberian Husky -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Chesapeake Bay Retriever at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Irish Red and White Setter backstage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: German Pinscher at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Giant Schnauzer at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Mastiff at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Tibetan Mastiff at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show'-- Pictured: Best In Group, Irish Water Spaniel at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A Dogue de Bordeaux competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Alaskan Malamute at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Chinook at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A Neapolitan Mastiff competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A Mastiff competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A Spinone Italiano competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: An Ascotb Cocker Spaniel competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Dandie Dinmont Terrier backstage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW -- 'The 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show' -- Pictured: Standard Poodle backstage at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Monday, February 11, 2014 -- (Photo by: Ben Hider/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A Weimaraner waits to compete in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Golden retrievers wait to compete during the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A Tibetan Mastiff waits to compete in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A Norwich Terrier in the benching area in the benching area at Pier 92 and 94 in New York City on the second day of competition at the 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show February 11, 2014. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a two-day, all-breed benched show that takes place at both Pier 92 &94 and at Madison Square Garden in New York City . AFP PHOTO / Timothy Clary (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A boxer competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: A wire point griffon competes in the Westminster Dog Show on February 11, 2014 in New York City. The annual dog show has been showcasing the best dogs from around world for the last two days in New York. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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(Reuters) - The wire fox terrier was named "best in show" at the prestigious 138th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday night. Four group winners were named Monday, with three more on Tuesday.

* The win marks the 14th time the wire fox terrier has won best in show, more than any other breed since the show was first staged in 1877.

* A Portuguese water dog named Matisse won the working group for the second straight year.

Westminster Kennel Club Crowns 138th Best In Show

* An Irish water spaniel was named the best in the sporting group, the seventh time the breed has won the group.

* Monday's judging featured four groups - herding, non-sporting, toy and hound dogs.

* The herding group winner was a Cardigan Welsh corgi, out of 26 breeds in that group.

* The standard poodle was the non-sporting group winner, out of 20 breeds.

* The miniature pinscher was the toy group winner, besting 22 other dogs in the group.

* The bloodhound was Monday's first winner over 30 other breeds in the hound group.

* Overall, 190 breeds and varieties are entered in the competition taking place in Madison Square Garden and Piers 92 and 94 in Manhattan. There are three new breeds: the Portuguese podengo pequeno, the chinook and the rat terrier.

* Hosted by The Westminster Kennel Club, the show is the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States after the Kentucky Derby.

* The winner of the Best In Show competition and the owner receive a trophy and go on a media tour.

* Kelso, a 7-year-old border collie, won the first Masters Agility Championship at Westminster on Saturday night. The event was notable for the inclusion of mixed breeds, which are not included in the judged competition.

(Reporting by Marina Lopes; Editing by Marguerita Choy, Eric Walsh and Gunna Dickson)

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