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Odds for the 2021 Westminster Dog Show

All the good doggos are coming to Madison Square Garden to find the America’s Best Doggo.

2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show held in New York City at the Madison Square Garden on February 11, 2020. Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The biggest dog show in North America returns, but not to the World’s Most Famous Arena. The 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will not take place on the island of Manhattan for the first time, instead the Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, New York will host the event outdoors for the safety of all participants.

There are 209 breeds that will be adjudicated in search of the “Best In Breed” ribbon. From there, those breeds are divided into seven groups: Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding, Sporting, Working, and Terrier.

The Best In Group dogs will then compete to reign supreme over all other canines the world over as Best In Show. “And to think that in some countries these dogs are eaten!

While God loves a terrier, so too do the oddsmakers as the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is the third choice at 12-1, and the Boston Terrier is 16-1. And that makes sense when you consider throughout the history of the show, a terrier has won the top prize 47 out of 111 times. Since 1907 when Best In Show began being awarded, here are the number of winners by group.

47 Terrier
18 Sporting
15 Working
11 Toy
11 Non-sporting
6 Hound
3 Herding

And while your friends at DraftKings Sportsbook are unable to take bets on the Westminster Dog Show, they’ve provided some odds for entertainment purposes only.

Here are the odds on the breed of dog to win Best in Show at the 2021 Westminster Dog Show.

2021 Westminster Dog Show Odds

Breed Odds
Breed Odds
Samoyed 10-1
Laotti Romagnoli 11-1
Dandie Dinmont Terrier 12-1
Pekingese 14-1
Scottish Deerhound 15-1
Boston Terrier 16-1
Pulik 18-1
English Springer Spaniel 20-1
Affenpinscher 20-1
Australian Shepherd 20-1
Newfoundland 22-1
French Bulldog 22-1
Miniature Schnauzer 25-1
Boxer 25-1
Miniature Poodle 28-1
Shetland Sheepdog 28-1
Weimaraner 30-1
German Shepherd 30-1
Italian Greyhound 30-1
English Cocker Spaniel 35-1
West Highland White Terrier 35-1
Havanese 35-1
Gordon Setter 40-1
German Wirehaired Pointer 40-1
Borzoi 40-1
Bearded Collie 45-1
Papillon 45-1
Wirehaired Dachshund 50-1
Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen 50-1
Standard 50-1
Pug 55-1
Irish Setter 55-1
Standard Poodle 60-1
Chesapeake Bay Retriever 60-1
Black Russian Terrier 65-1
Bouviers Des Frandres 65-1
Black Cocker Spaniel 70-1
Pomeranian 70-1
Pointer 70-1
Miniature American Shepherd 75-1
Bulldog 75-1
Smooth Fox Terrier 75-1
Afghan Hound 85-1
Doberman Pinscher 85-1
Kerry Blue Terrier 100-1
Schipperke 100-1
Alaskan Malamute 100-1
Whippet 100-1
Dalmatian 110-1
English Setter 110-1
Border Terrier 115-1
Wire Fox Terrier 115-1
Rhodesian Ridgeback 120-1
Lhasa Apso 120-1
Australian Terrier 120-1
Pumi 125-1
Japanese 125-1
Toy Manchester Terrier 125-1
Portugese Water Dog 125-1
Russell Terrier 130-1
Rottweiler 130-1
Welch Terrier 140-1
Cocker Spaniel 140-1
Golden Retriever 150-1
Finnish Lapphund 150-1
Norfolk Terrier 150-1
Miniature Pinscher 175-1
Beauceron 175-1
German Shorthaired Pointer 175-1
Field 15-1

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