Congratulations go out to Elaine Vanderslice for her 1st Place in the Amateur at the Ravenna Memorial Trial in January with Prince Padraig of Rockhaven.
Congratulations go out to Brian Kernaghan handling Lighthouse Learning To Fly to a 1st Place and Elaine Vanderslice handling Prince Padraig of Rockhaven for a 2nd place in the amateur at the Stillwater trial February 15th and 16th.
At the Northeast Ohio Trial Feb. 22 & 23, Darrell Kurszewski with Doorcreek's Midnight Thunder won the Amateur stake which resulted in a new title (AFC) for Rumble. Congratulations!
Elaine continues to do well with Prince Padraig of Rockhaven with a win in the Amateur at the Cincinnati trial the weekend of March 1 & 2. This resulted in a title AFC for Paddy. Jim O'Keefe placed second with Rockhaven's Lady Carera at the same trial.
The Midwest Trials have started and our members are doing very well.
In the Open, Jason Givens (Lighthouse Kennels) has two 2nd placements with Uplands Briars Mistletoe in the Southern Wisconsin and Illinois trials.
In the Amateur, Sue Myers placed 3rd with FC Lighthouse Finn MH in the Southern Wisconsin Trial. Jim O'Keefe received the Gunners Award with Rockhaven's Lady Caera and 3rd Place with Rockhaven's Princess Maggie in the Heartland Trial. Bob Merrill placed 2nd with Lighthouse Wind Power in the Heartland Trial as well.
April is proving to be a good month for our members. At the Minnesota trial on the 5th and 6th, Jason won the open with Warrener's Long Eared Owl owned by Kevin McGlin and got second place with FC Lighthouse Learning to Fly owned by Brian Kernaghan. In the Amateur, Bob Merrill received a fourth place with Lighthouse Wind Power. The Puppy Stake was won by Jackpine Forest Daisy Daze of Summer handled by Lisa Schmeling.
At the Mid-week trial held by the St. Croix Club, Jason had a fantastic trial. He received first place with Warrener's Long Eared Owl owned by Kevin which gave him his FC title pending water. Second place went to FC Lighthouse Finn owned by Sue, and third place went to Rockhaven's Lady Caera owned by Jim and Elaine - wow what a day for Jason. In the puppy Jason got second with Pinecoft's Keaghan of Rockhaven owned by Jim and Elaine. Fourth place went to Jackpine Forest Daisy Daze of Summer handled by Lisa.
At the Northern Minnesota Trial on the 12th and 13th, the Amateur handlers won the show. Third place went to Bob Merrill with Warrener's Short Eared Owl and Rick Schneider got Fourth place with Mechris Whistlestop. In the Puppy, Jason got Third place with Pinecroft's Keagan of Rockhaven owned by Jim and Elaine.
The Central Wisconsin Trial was heldApril 18th and 19th. Sue with FC Lighthouse Finn MH received fourth place in the Amateur.