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Result: Sandy Valley Bird Dog Club

Location: Falls, Pennsylvania

Post Date: Apr 17, 2021

Submitted By: Dean Avillion

On April 17 the Sandy Valley Bird Dog Club held its spring trial, at DeCoverly Kennels. The cold and rainy day turned out rough for handlers but good for dogs.

Amateur Shooting Dog Winners. From left: Jerry on Fire, Nick Puhak, Deciding Point ,Thor Kain and Bob Watts, and Huckleberry's Luck Penny, Dean Avillion. Behind:  Judges Mike Marcantie and Art Bruno

We started our day with a fine group of puppies. Taking home the blue ribbon for his handler Thor Kain was setter male Super Storm Cliff. Cliff is putting together a fine spring season. Second place went to Brittany female Whiskey's Tea Cup. Newcomer to our sport Sam Adams did a fine job with this little Brittany. Third was a fine looking setter female Little Lake Molly, handled by Larry Miles.

Amateur Puppy Winners. From left: Super Storm Cliff with Thor Kain and Whiskey's Tea Cup owned by Sam Adams. Behind: Judges Tom Davis and Marty Festa

Taking home the blue ribbon for Pedja Kazic in our Derby was his classy big running setter male Island Fantasy.

Amateur Derby Winner Island Fantasy with Pedja Kazic

In our Amateur Shooting Dog Stake, which was drew a group of fine dogs, powerful, hard driving pointer male Jerry on Fire sported five good finds and took home the blue ribbon for this reporter. Second place went to Deciding Point, a flashy good looking setter female handled by Thor Kain. Third place went to Huckleberry's Lucky Penny. The always solid pointer female was handled by this reporter.

Sandy Valley Bird Dog Club would like to thank our judges, the DeCoverly staff, Nick Puhak, Tom Davis, Mike Marcantie, Sam Adams and everyone who came out to support our trial.

We hope to see everyone in the fall.

Falls, Pa., April 17

Judges: Tom Davis and Marty Festa

AMATEUR PUPPY -- 3 Pointers, 4 Setters and 1 Brittany

1st--SUPER STORM CLIFF, 1691606, setter male, by Blast Zone--Gold Rush. Thor Kain, owner and handler.

2d--IV'S WHISKEY TEACUP, 1695083, Brittany female, by Wilkie's Cowboy J Witten--IV. Samantha Adams, owner and handler.

3d--LITTLE LAKE MOLLY, 1692798, setter female, by Long Gone DeQuaan--Cream Polk Dollie. Larry Miles, owner and handler.

Judges: Andy Bogar and Nick Puhak

AMATEUR DERBY -- 3 Entries

1st--ISLAND FANTASY, 1688852, setter male, by Islander--Richfield Oakley. Pedja Kazic, owner and handler.

Judges: Art Bruno and Mike Marcantie

AMATEUR SHOOTING DOG -- 4 Pointers, 7 Setters, 1 Brittany and 1 German Shorthair

1st--JERRY ON FIRE, 1678928, pointer male, by Onpoint's Ball Bust'n Bubba--onpoint's Dirty Bird. Nick Puhak, owner; Dean Avillion, handler.

2d--DECIDING POINT, 1675173, setter female, by Pennstar--Straight Forward. Bob Watts, owner; Thor Kain, handler.

3d--HUCKLEBERRY LUCKY PENNY, 1672673, pointer female, by Daddy's Little Boy Butch--Richfield Rose. Dean Avillion, owner and handler.

Jerry On Fire, First in the Amateur Shooting Dog Stake Deciding Point, Second in the Amateur Shooting Dog Stake