American Field

Special Bulletin

Region 8 Amateur Shooting Dog Championship

By Jon Humphrey | Nov 18, 2020

Inola, Okla. — There were plenty of birds at the Ingersoll Ranch near Inola, Okla., for the Region 8 Amateur Shooting Dog Championship. Bromance, five-year-old white and orange pointer owned and handled by Jon Humphrey of Claremore, Okla. topped a field of 30 and claimed his second championship title.

Dragonfly, also a five-year-old pointer male owned and handled by Jim Hughes of Bessemer, Ala., continued his winning ways in Oklahoma being named runner-up champion having previously won the National Amateur Shooting Dog Derby Championship at Ardmore in 2017.

The Championship and companion Derby started on November 11 as scheduled and finished November 14.

Dr. Robert Rankin of Edmond, Okla., and Tony King of Thompson, Mo., judged both stakes and their time is greatly appreciated.

Hale’s High Demand, white and orange pointer male, took first in the companion Derby for Dr. Jeff Hale of Russellville, Ark. Jason Reed of Tuttle Okla., won second with pointer female Reed’s Clear Creek Patch, and Stylish Tried’N True Girl, pointer female was named third for owner Tom Curtsinger of Collinsville, Okla.

All of the placed Derbies had bird work.

A full, illustrated report will follow.


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