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Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by GrayDawg » Sun Oct 10, 2010 6:59 pm

Hey folks,
Today, my little GSP bitch won the Amateur Derby stake at the Southern New England Brittany Club's Field Trial at Flaherty in East Windsor, CT. This win, gives Katy all her juvenille points on both the Open and Amateur sides towards her AKC FC & AFC respectively. This- and Katy is still Derby eligible through April 29th, 2011.

She ran huge today- it sucked having to handle her off foot, but 'dems da rulez' in AKC Amateur stakes. :lol:
She broke away with a little female Brit and they were both G-O-N-E...... down the road with a trail of dust behind them. 8)
I then caught her making a move into the wind going up a cut about 200 yards up. She ran with purpose today- like she really
knew why she was there. She had one broke find on a double and I think that's what won it for her. She let me heel her away
and send her on without me putting a hand on her collar.

Katy finished strong and to the front and was on point again next to the thickest, gnarliest briar/choked alders clump when time
was called. The judge said to me, "don't kill yourself over it" in a deadpan manner as she called time & saw me trying like heck
to breach the objective without getting tore up.

Here's a picture, doesn't Katy look great in BLUE ?? :D

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We will hunt wild birds the rest of this fall (including this Wednesday-Saturday on Maine Woodcock & Grouse) and we're headed to the NGSPA Pheasant Championships at Wye Island, MD the first weekend in November. This winter, Katy will be broke and then off to adult stakes next spring- both AKC & AF.

Rob
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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by Will » Sun Oct 10, 2010 7:47 pm

Way to go Katy!!! Congrats!!!
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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by Ricky Ticky Shorthairs » Sun Oct 10, 2010 8:43 pm

Very Nice!! Good luck at the Pheasant.

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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by Fieldmaster » Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:12 pm

Nice Rob, Congrats!!!!! Hope to see her go at the Pheasant.

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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by AHGSP » Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:41 am

Big CONGRATS Rob and Katy! Gotta be feeling pretty high about having those Juvenile points covered!
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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by wems2371 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:41 am

Congrats on another fine performance!!

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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by raven34 » Mon Oct 11, 2010 6:57 pm

congrats Rob!!!! :D

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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by doco » Mon Oct 11, 2010 8:16 pm

Congrat's Rob. Starting to figure this site out.
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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by GrayDawg » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:24 am

doco wrote:Congrat's Rob. Starting to figure this site out.
Bill,
Good to see you again a couple weeks ago. Congrats on finishing Abbey- great job !! :D

Will you be at Flaherty any more this season? I *think* I'll be there for the CVVC trial in December
as well as the Nutmeg GSP trial in November. Not sure about the PANE trial the end of October,
as it is pretty close to the NGSPA Pheasant Championships at Wye Island, MD the first weekend
in November- so I may have to put in some "face time" at home the weekend before we leave for MD. :lol:

Rob
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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by MTO4Life » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:37 pm

Congrats on the placement Rob! Makes is worthwhile when the dogs can wear the blue!

Enjoy the bird hunting this fall, and I may see you at the CVVC trial in december if I can swing it.

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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by Elroy's Bandit » Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:18 pm

Rob, big congrats to you & Katy. Sounds like it's all coming together for her!
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Re: Small win, BIG milestone !!

Post by Doodle » Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:30 am

It's hard to make them look bad in BLUE. Congratulations! Don't know how many more trials I can make this fall/winter but we will try to stay in the game. I hate to cheat her out of the experience and would love to get some more juvenile points as you have. We may see you around.

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