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Sue Mitchell wins at Crufts

This article was published in March 2009. Please see Latest News for more recent information.

Gordon SetterPoppy the Gordon Setter beat hundreds of other hopefuls to win Best of Breed in the gun dog section at this year's Crufts.

Sue Mitchell, who has been going to the show for more than 30 years, was left beaming with pride at Poppy's performance. She said: "I'm still on a high, it was a complete surprise."

Mrs Mitchell, who breeds Gordon Setters, also owns Mango, the sire who fathered Poppy. Last year Mango won first place in the Our Dogs top sire competition, and he was previously placed at Crufts in the veteran class where his son Sarson won third place in post-graduate.