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Result: Grand Valley Bird Dog Club

Location: Highland, Michigan

Post Date: Dec 2, 2022

Submitted By: Jim Cipponeri

The weather was cool and overcast for the first combined Horseback/Walking trial of the season. During the summer plenty of mowing was done by volunteers Tom Vanecek, Bill, Darr and Ron Sposita, unfortunately No controlled burns were accomplished due to uncooperative weather conditions this Spring.

Bill Branham agreed to judge every stake except the horseback derby in which he had 2 youngsters entered. The night before the first brace Saturday morning he had to cancel and spend the entire weekend with his wife at Henry Ford Hospital. Julie is now home recovering and both Bill and Julie hope to attend some trials in the near future. Tom Vanecek volunteered to scratch his dog and judge the 2 horseback shooting dog stakes. Others pitching in were Mike Cook, Bill Klenner, and Mike Brown (who also picked up the birds).
Quick reminder that the Region 4 Shooting Dog Championship will be run at Ionia in November and the Region 13 Walking Championship as well December 2nd and 3rd.
Highland, Mich., September 24
Judges: Bill Klenner and Tom Vanecek
OPEN SHOOTING DOG - 3 Pointers and 3 Setters

1st-WICKED QUICK, 1674810, pointer female, by Dunn's Tried'n True-Dunn's Get Out Sue. Sandy MacLean & Kelsey Hajek, owners.
2d-JACK'S PACKIN ROCCO, 1669276, setter male, by Thornapple Hawk-Boondocks Karens Annie Girl. Jim & Connie Cipponeri, owners; Jim Cipponeri, handler.

Jacks Rockin Rocco-

Jack's Rockin Rocco Second in the Open Shooting Dog Stake

3d-RUSTY NAIL, 1651755, setter male, by Independence Day Sam-Hytest Silver Bell. Lloyd Wylie, owner; Bill Dar, handler.
OPEN DERBY - 3 Pointers and 1 Setter
1st-WICKED PURSUIT, 17001168, pointer female, by Miller's Speed Dial-Wicked Quick.
Sandy MacLean & Kelsey Hajek, owners; Sandy MacLean, handler.
2d-DUKE'S C C KATIE, 1699933, pointer female, by Knight's Last Chipster-Windfall Queen of Soul. Ron Sposita, owner and handler.
Judges: Tom Vanecek and Mike Zack
AMATEUR SHOOTING DOG - 3 Pointers and 3 Setters

1st-WICKED HIPPIE, 1684804, pointer female, by Lester's Sunny Hill Jo-Wicked Quick. Sandy MacLean & Kelsey Hajek, owners; Sandy MacLean, handler.
2d- WICKED QUICK, 1674810, pointer female, by Dunn's Tried'n True-Dunn's Get Out Sue. Sandy MacLean & Kelsey Hajek, owners; Sandy MacLean, handler.
3d-FLYING MERCURY BO, 1699724, pointer male, by Erin's Country Rebel-Erin's Miss Daisy. Mary Darr, owner; Bill Darr, handler.
Judges: Tim Cipponeri and Ron Sposita
AMATEUR SHOOTING DOG - 3 Pointers, 4 Setters, 1 Brittany and 1 Irish Setter

1st-K DEL'S EAGLE MAGNUM HOT SHOT, 1685770, Brittany male, by Magnum High Velocity-K Del's Eagle's Chance To Soar. Ken DeLong, owner and handler.
2d-FAITH'S MAXIMUM JUSTICE, 1660276, pointer male, by Nelson's Van Max-Wild Apple. Ken DeLong, owner and handler.
3d-KNIGHT'S REBEL RENEGADE, 1682524, pointer female, by Dominator's Rebel Heir-Erin's Little Lullaby. Don Knight, owner and handler.
Judges: Mike Cook and Bill Klenner
OPEN DERBY - 3 Pointers and 3 Setters

1st-FLYINGFURR, 1697355, setter male, by Tomoka's Final Sport-Babe's Shamrock Missy. Maggie Maier, owner; R. J. Ecker, handler.
2d-HUNTER RUN'S CALAIS, 1700095, pointer female, by Hirollins Gone and Doneit-Hunter Run's Sky Too. William Lenz, owner; R. J. Ecker, handler.
3d-BUCK OF PINEY WOODS, 1696648, pointer male, by Bo of Piney Woods-Grouse Hill Prima. Dr. George Najor & Richard Waters, owners; R. J. Ecker, handler.
Judges: Bill Klenner and Tom Vanecek
OPEN SHOOTING DOG - 5 Pointers, 10 Setters, 1 Brittany and 1 Irish Setter

1st-FAITH'S MAXIMUM JUSTICE, 1660276, pointer male, by Nelson's Van Max-Wild Apple. Ken DeLong, owner and handler.
2d-DUN ROVENS MIDNITE IKE, 1685001, setter male, by Ponderosa Mac-Moonshine Cherry. Dr. Peter Millett, owner; R. J. Ecker, handler.

Dun Rovens Midnite Ike-

Dun Rovens Midnite Ike Second in the Open Shooting Dog Stake

3d-RAMAPO MOUNTAIN DOC, 1680932, pointer male, by Bo of Piney Woods-Sweet Valley Stevie Nicks. Robert Shaban, owner; R. J. Ecker, handler.
Judges: Mike Brown and Bill Darr
OPEN ALL-AGE - 1 Pointer and 6 Setters

1st-KIT'S WHISKEY CREEK PATSY, 1683711, setter female, by Ponderosa Mac-Out of The Shadows. Carson Y. Foster, owner; Scott Chaffee, handler.
2d-SNYDER'S SADIE, 1688755, setter female, by Ponderosa Mac-Moss Meadow Kate. Steve Snyder, owner; Tommy Chaffee, handler.
3d-SETTER RIDGE FLASH FORWARD, 1686454, setter female, by Ponderosa Mac-Call Me Maggie. Brad Peterson, owner; Scott Chaffee, handler.