Above, front from left, Alex Smith with Runnerup Ch. Serious Threat; Erin and John Stolgitis with Ch. Chasehill Little Bud. Rear from left, Mike Tracy, Jeanette Tracy, judge Dom Preite, John Fino, judge Richard Giuliano, reporter Janice Gregory, Monique Giuliano, and Elias Richardson.
CHASEHILL LITTLE BUD WINS
81ST NEW ENGLAND OPEN
POMFRET, CT - John Stolgitis's Chasehill Little Bud, a pointer male, was named champion out of a field of 36 at the 81st New England Open Championship which ended this afternoon. The event was held Oct. 18-21 at Harry Townshend's Ragged Hill Farm.
Runnerup in the event was Serious Threat, a pointer male owned by Greg and Maggie Strausbaugh of Mifflinburg, Pa., and handled by Mike Tracy.
Honorable mention was given to Ironstone Jungle King, Ragged Hill Danny, Klee's Handsome Hank, Klee's Shooting Star, Sunkhaze Fast Break and Our Big Bully.
Judges were Richard Giuliano of Hope, RI and Dom Preite of Franklinville, NJ.
Above, Erin and John Stolgitis with New England Open Champion Chasehill Little Bud.