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Result: Kanto Open Quail Championship

Location: Tone River Field Ibaragi Pref

Post Date: Jan 31, 2022

Submitted By: Chiharu Niwa


The Winners. In foreground are Blue Elhew Tango with Minoru Nagao, and Flair Comanche Chee with Hiroko Sugai. They are joined by the judges, club officials, members, and participants.

TONE RIVER FIELD, IBARAGI PREF. -- We held the Kanto Open Quail Championship on January 8 at a new Tone River Field.

This field was borrowed from a nearby farmer. It has been maintained since last summer.

The support of several persons contributed to the success of the trial. Thank you for your help and cooperation

Thank you to the judges who had to preside in very cold weather conditions. The temperature all the day was 20 . It snowed the night before.


Judges Shigetoku Ike and Tamotsu Matsumura made the following announcement:

2022 new champion was Blue Elhew Tango, pointer female owned and handled by Mr. Minoru Nagao at Aomori Pref., Japan. Runner-up champion was Flair Comanche Chee, owned and handled by Mrs. Hiroko Sugai of Yamagata Pref., Japan.

Blue Elhew Tango was loosed at 9:50 a.m. She reached well forward and we couldn't see her for a while. But she was back and had three beautiful finished finds, with a good finish.

Runner-up Flair Comanche Chee was started at 12:10 p.m. She had a good, forward effort and scored a quick find was at 12 which the gallery enjoyed. She finished well with a total two finds.

Tone River Field, Ibaragi, Pref., January 8 -- One Course

Judges: Shigetoku Ike and Tamotsu Matsumura


5 Pointers and 2 Setters

Winner--BLUE ELHEW TANGO, 1674534, pointer female, by Elhew Signature--Yu's Wild Rega. Minoru Nagao, owner and handler.

Runner-Up-- FLAIR COMANCHE CHEE, 1679635, pointer female, by Richfield Charlie---Yu's Wild Rega. Hiroko Sugai, owner and handler.