9. The GSD placed the greatest number of dogs in the top ten for many years. However, during the last years, what breed of dog increasing bested the GSD?

The Giant Schnauzer (RS) started with one entry in 1970 and ended with a total of 14 entries in the 1989 trial. There has always been at least one RS in the top 10 except for 1969 (none entered), 1980, and 1981.

- 1983- 7 entries out of a total of 36 dogs (19%), with one RS taking first place.
- 1984- 10 entries out of a total of 40 dogs (25%), with a RS placing 3, 6, 7, and 9.
- 1985- 18 entries out of a total of 51 dogs (35%), with a RS placing 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10.
- 1986- 14 entries out of a total of 37 entries (38%),with a RS placing 3,4 and 5.
- 1987- 8 entries out of a total of 38 entries 21%), with a RS placing 7.
- 1988- 15 entries out of a total of 47 entries (32%), with an RS placing 1 and 8.
- 1989- 14 entries out of a total of 35 entries (40%), with an RS placing 1,3,4,5,8, and 10