From left, Sal Morelli, Mike Tracy, Dillon Shaffer with Ch. Calico's Cowboy Casanova, John Olfson, judge Pat Casey, Cole Henry with Runner-Up Ch. Sugarknoll Warpaint, George Tracy, Mary Tracy, judge Audra Jaconetti and chairman Richard Bembenek.
WINS NEW ENGLAND
RUNNER-UP IS SUGARKNOLL WARPAINT
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. -- Champion Calico's Cowboy Casanova, owned by Calico Kennels, Alex and Tiffani Smith, and Bill and Muriel Primm, and handled by Mike Tracy, was named champion at the New England Open Championship held Oct. 17-19. 2016 at Flaherty Field Trial Area. ; Runner-Up Ch. Sugarknoll Warpaint, owned by Allen Linder and Pete DelCollo, and handled by George Tracy.
As the winning handler, Mike was also presented with the $500 Harry Townshend Award for the fifth time out of the six years the award has been in existence.
Judges were Audra Jaconetti and Pat Casey.