7 a.m. Stumper 2-12-14
Sky, a 5-year-old wire fox terrier, was crowned Best of Show at the Westminster Kennel Club 138th Annual Dog Show. Westminster claims the dog show is America's second oldest continuously held sporting event.
What continuously held American sporting event is older?
1- World Series
2- Kentucky Derby
3- U.S. Open
The answer is 2- Kentucky Derby
The website for Westminster Kennel Club says it's dog show is America's second-longest continuously held sporting event, second to the "Run for the Roses". The first Kentucky Derby was held in 1875 and the first Westminster Kennel Club dog show was in 1877. Westminster's website brags that its organization was formed before the invention of the light bulb.