Porterhouse, left, sits on the throne after being crowned the winner of the 30th Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, Monday, April 20, 2009, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot.
Top right: Jezebel, owned by Linda Shelburg, of West Des Moines, Iowa, stands on stage.
Bottom right: Porterhouse, left, looks at Maxxis, right, during the 30th Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest. Porterhouse, owned by Kevin and Erin Bell, of Des Moines, won the contest and Maxxis, ownded by Robert Apt, of Des Moines, was runner-up.