Hunting Dog Training & More    

Popular Searches: Garmin Astro | Dog Collars | Tri-Tronics | SPORTdog

2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Chukar12 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:31 am

I just got home from a great week with the folks in Idaho. We ran the American Brittany Club Chukar Classic during the week, for those of you unfamiliar this is one of a handful of 1 hour all-age dual sanctioned classics that the ABC puts on annually, over the weekend we had an Idaho Brittany Club trial with 1/2 hour stakes. We had classic Idaho weather to run in, across the board the weather was cold and the wind consistent, the unwanted bonus was intermittent blowing sleet, snow ice and hail. More than once we had to stop and turn horse fannies to the wind and wait out a squall that you could not ride in..fortunately the unbearable pieces usually only lasted for moments.

I do have some brags to share and maybe I should feel a little shame in it but I am too high now to be of good sense...My two males a father and son team split the champion and runner up of 24 starters for the second time this year. Sonny won with his son Patch taking runner - up a reversal of their order in the ABC Western Open in January. We all appreciated the judge's attentiveness (clearly no one more than I), our own photog deluxe Doug Favor ( I met he and his wife; he a gentlemen, and she every bit as charming as you may suspect ) and John Cushing a grizzled vet of many trials and many breeds. Doug is the tall chap in the back and poor John is blocked out in the photo. My dogs are being posed by my dear friends Paul and Peggy Doiron, Paul handles for me when I cannot go and serves as my scout, harder working more sincere dog and horse folk you will not find. To polish up my week, Patch won the OAA over the weekend and Sonny was third, lastly my thanks for the support of Purina and Tri-Tronics products that I use and support, their sponsorship means a great deal. I shall exhale now and get back to work...

Image
User avatar
Chukar12
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 2050
Joined: Tue May 18, 2010 5:20 pm
Location: Northern California

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby P&PGunsmith » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:40 am

Wow, congratulations.
User avatar
P&PGunsmith
Rank: Master Hunter
 
Posts: 214
Joined: Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:28 am
Location: Northern California

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Coveyrise64 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:52 am

~
Congrats Joe....!
User avatar
Coveyrise64
Rank: 5X Champion
 
Posts: 712
Joined: Sat Nov 20, 2004 12:57 am
Location: Oklahoma

2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby ACooper » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:08 am

Joe this is becoming old hat, I'm sure people groan when they see you guys on the running order. Congratulations!
User avatar
ACooper
GDF Premier Member!
 
Posts: 3393
Joined: Tue Nov 23, 2004 1:37 pm
Location: Sometimes I'm in Oklahoma

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Chukar12 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:40 pm

I liked these pictures June McConnell took of the grounds
The flora..

Image

looking to camp...
Image
User avatar
Chukar12
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 2050
Joined: Tue May 18, 2010 5:20 pm
Location: Northern California

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Chukar12 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 3:43 pm

Start of my Open All Age brace
Image

a beautiful sunset
Image
User avatar
Chukar12
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 2050
Joined: Tue May 18, 2010 5:20 pm
Location: Northern California

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Neil » Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:41 pm

Nice going. It is a treat to see great dogs run on fantastic grounds with fair, knowledgable judges put on by dedicated folks - and special to have an internet buddy win.
Neil
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 3187
Joined: Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:46 pm
Location: Central Arkansas

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Birddog 307 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:54 pm

Congratulations !!! Good picture of both dogs.
Birddog 307
Birddog 307
Rank: Senior Hunter
 
Posts: 177
Joined: Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:09 am
Location: Torrington, Wyoming

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby hustonmc » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:17 pm

Congrats Joe. Helluva set of dogs to put on the ground.
User avatar
hustonmc
Rank: Champion
 
Posts: 377
Joined: Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:25 pm
Location: Eastern, OR

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Vonzeppelinkennels » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:52 pm

What can I say but GOOD DOGS is GOOD DOGS very nice Joe BIG CONGRATS man!!! :D :wink:
User avatar
Vonzeppelinkennels
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 2079
Joined: Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:14 pm
Location: Amelia,Ohio

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby ezzy333 » Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:33 pm

Another good one. Congrats and am really proud of what you are doing with them

Ezzy
User avatar
ezzy333
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 16637
Joined: Fri Aug 20, 2004 3:14 pm
Location: Dixon IL

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby DGFavor » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:05 pm

Lots of nice efforts from a real nice group of bird dogs. Plenty to be proud of Joe, a pleasure to watch!

For your botanical infatuation...I believe you refer to these technically as "the blue flowers":
Image

Enjoyable to get back up to "the Milepost" again:
Image
User avatar
DGFavor
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 1949
Joined: Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:55 am
Location: Pocatello, ID

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Gordon Guy » Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:11 pm

Congratulations Joe!
User avatar
Gordon Guy
Rank: 4X Champion
 
Posts: 632
Joined: Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:07 pm
Location: Boise Idaho

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Karen » Wed Apr 30, 2014 5:36 am

Congratulations!!
User avatar
Karen
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 1647
Joined: Wed Sep 26, 2007 7:03 am
Location: Analomink, PA

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Chukar12 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 6:53 am

Doug, I am glad you added the blue flowers. As you probably noticed, I used June's photos of what we refer to as the yellow flowers...thanks again, and thank you all for the kind acknowledgements.
Joe
User avatar
Chukar12
GDF Junkie
 
Posts: 2050
Joined: Tue May 18, 2010 5:20 pm
Location: Northern California

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby AZ Brittany Guy » Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:14 am

Congratulations Joe, you have some great dogs there.
User avatar
AZ Brittany Guy
Rank: 5X Champion
 
Posts: 1409
Joined: Wed Oct 26, 2005 8:00 pm
Location: Arizona

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby kninebirddog » Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:52 am

Congratulations ...Sonny and Patch or Patch and Patches Dad :lol: are an awesome team to beat.
User avatar
kninebirddog
GDF Premier Member!
 
Posts: 7827
Joined: Sat Dec 25, 2004 12:45 am
Location: Coolidge AZ

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Grange » Sun May 04, 2014 9:28 pm

Quite an accomplishment.
User avatar
Grange
Rank: 5X Champion
 
Posts: 1003
Joined: Fri Mar 30, 2007 5:24 pm
Location: Green Bay, WI

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

Postby Elkhunter » Tue May 06, 2014 9:08 pm

Congrats! I want to see those grounds some day.
User avatar
Elkhunter
Rank: 5X Champion
 
Posts: 1059
Joined: Thu Feb 07, 2008 12:42 pm
Location: Idaho


Return to Brags

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

| Pedigrees

THIS POST : 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship brought to you by Gun Dog Supply: Dog Training Collars & Hunting Dog Supplies

Click here to tweet this post

  • NOT logged in
  • 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship
  • ./viewtopic.php?f=79&t=46441&start=0&sid=e72d14a10c61d5957fe2a31ab0e66c27