[The Southern New England Woodcock Championship and Joel Collier Derby Classic is postponed one week due to heavy snow cover at Arcadia Managment Area.
The Derby has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 27, followed by the Championship on Friday, March 28.
Drawing will be held Tuesday, March 25.]
and accompanying stake
(UPDATED) EXETER, RI -- South County Field Trial Club will kick off the 2014 spring field trial season in Rhode Island with the Southern New England Woodcock Championship, starting Friday, March 28, 2014, at 7 a.m. at Arcadia Management Area. The championship will be preceded by the Joel Collier Derby Classic, starting Thursday, March 27, at 8 a.m.
Judges for the Derby Classic are Russ Ogilvie of Jefferson, Maine, and John Malone of Bolton, Conn.
The Woodcock Championship, which is a Grand National Invitational and Purina Award points trial, will be judged by Steve Forrest of Hampden, Maine, and Bob Little of Fredricton, New Brunswick.
A social event will be held Saturday night, sponsored by last year's winner, Claudia McNamee, owner of Richfield Silver Lining, handled by John Stolgitis.
Drawing for order of running for both events will be held Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at Newberry Lane, Hope Valley, RI. For information or to register, call (401) 3seven7-one005, or (401) fivethree9-3one78.
Officers of the South County Field Trial Club are: Ed McGovern, president; Elias Richardson, vice president; John Stolgitis, treasurer, and Bob Fleury, secretary.
Both events are sponsored by Purina.
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