Athercroft Kama Siouxtra ‘Twist’, won her first major by going BOW at the Middle Peninsula KC. Twist is owned by Ruth Marsh, Dee Turkelson, Donna Slavin and Chris Abbott. Twist won from the Bredby class, handled by Ruth.
From the AKC Breed Standard:
The Flat-Coated Retriever is a versatile family companion hunting retriever with a happy and active demeanor, intelligent expression, and clean lines. The Flat-Coat has been traditionally described as showing “power without lumber and raciness without weediness.” The distinctive and most important features of the Flat-Coat are the silhouette (both moving and standing), smooth effortless movement, head type, coat and character.