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Deedee the whippet turns out to be top dog.

A WHIPPET named Deedee last night emerged as overall winner of the 101st Crufts show.

The three-year-old, whose show name is Cobyco Call The Tune,beat six other competitors to win the Best in Show competition -the most prestigious title of the four day event.

Deedee is owned by Lynne Yacoby-Wright,of Mellor,Stockport.

Best in Show runner up was a Scottish Terrier called Puzzle,owned by Jane Miller,of Bracknell, Berkshire. Winners of the gundog,hound,pastoral, terrier, toy, utility and working categories competed for the Best in Show title in the main ring. More than 21,600 canines and their owners took part in this year's Crufts -the largest dog show in the world -at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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Deedee the whippet with her owner Lynne YacobyWright, after the dog was named as overall winner of the 101st Crufts show in Birmingham last night
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Mar 8, 2004
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