FOR SETTER CLUB
OF NEW ENGLAND'S
OF NEW ENGLAND'S
SPRING FIELD TRIAL
FALMOUTH, Mass. - Peace Dale Duke, a setter male owned and handled by Richie Frisella, was given the blue ribbon in the Phil Fogg Classic, the 45-minute feature stake at the Setter Club of New England's spring trial which began Saturday, March 26, and concluded Sunday, March 27.
Second place went to True Patriot, a setter male owned and handled by Kellie Short. Third place went to Elhew Alexandria, a pointer female handled by Brian Breveleri and owned by Brian Hayes.
Nine dogs were entered in the stake. Judges were George Doyle and Jeff Smith. Temperatures at the start of the trial were in the high 20s, leveling out in the mid-30s with wind making for a brisk day of field trialing.
In the Florence Harwarth Open Derby, one placement was awarded and that was to Top Gun's Katy Lied, owned and handled by Bob Hopkins.
Kellie Short won first and third placements with her setters in the Amateur Shooting Dog stake on Sunday. First went to True Patriot, third to Paucek's Tomahawk, and second place was won by Karen Unsworth's pointer female, Misty Meadow Rosebud.
In the Amateur Derby, first place went to Grouse Ridge Remi, a setter male owned and handled by Tony Fragomeni; second, Finn MacCuhal, owned by Bill Gorman.
Amateur Puppy winner was Tank McNamara, owned by Phil Clark and handled by Carl Lufkin.
|Handler Bill Bonnetti goes in to flush, above and below, for Iron Lady while judge George Doyle watches.|
|Fox Cobble Jack, owned and handled by Bill Whigham.|
|Kellie Short's setter, Paucek's Tomahawk, left, and Fran Gorman's Brittany, Kid, right.|
|A sign explaining the history of the grounds.|
|Kellie Short goes in to flush for True Patriot.|
|Bill Bonnetti returns to his setter, Iron Lady.|
|Kellie Short's setter, True Patriot, on point.|
|George's Doyle's pointer, Jessie, and Tony Fragomeni's setter, Grouse Ridge Remi, with a divided find.|
|Paucek's Tomahawk waits for handler Kellie Short.|
|Victor Forsyth with his setter, Jake.|