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Seventy-Nine Dogs Drawn for Anniversary Running

Grand National Grouse Championship

75th Running Begins November 7
By Dave Fletcher | Nov 07, 2017

Meredith, Mich. — Seventy-nine dogs were drawn for the 75th Anniversary running of the Grand National Grouse Championship at  the Gladwin Game refuge in Meredith, Mich.

The judges are Mike Groy of Annville, Pa., and Bruce Minard of Beulah, Mich.


Brace/Dog/ Breed and Sex/Owner/Handler

1. Bad River Rutherford, ESM; Tom Vanecek/Vanecek. With

Dun Rovens Drifter, ESM; Rich Hollister/Harang/Hollister/Chaffee.


2. Paramachenee Flight, ESF; Danny Nein/Hughes. With

Bo of Piney Woods, PM; Richard Warters/Robert Ecker.


3. La Sombra, PM; Carlos Escanlante/Hughes. With

Bud of Piney Woods, PM; Richard Warters/Robert Ecker.


4. Ryan’s Honey Rider, ESF; Ryan Saling/Hollister/Scott Chaffee. With

Out of the Shadows, ESF; Bob Wheelock/Wheelock.


5. Wayward Flying Tomato, ESM; Anne Hughes/Hughes. With

Nobody’s Shadow, ESM; Bob Wheelock/Wheelock.


6. Single Shot Barley, ESF; Paul Gilletto/Hughes. With

Boston, PM; Jim Kilrain/Forman.


7. Ponderosa Mac, ESM; Steven Snyder/Scott Chaffee. With

Baxter’s Apache John, ESM; Brent Peters/Peters.


8. Straight Forward, ESF; Richard Brenneman/Bob Watts/Hughes. With

Grouse Trails Cracker Jack, ESM; John McKellop/McKellop.


9. Full Blast, ESM; Richard Brenneman/Bob Watts/Hughes. With

Grouse Trails Pride, PF; John McKellop/McKellop.


10. Nic of Time, PM; Jim Kilrain/Forman. With

Miss Penn Star, ESF; Dr. George Najor/Robert Ecker.


11. Suemac’s Sashay, PF; Roger McPherson/Hughes. With

Herbie’s Asta La Vista, ESF; Shannon Humphrey/Forman.


12. Pistol Grip, PM; Mike Husenits/ Hughes. With

Grouse River Rocken Roll, ESM; Bryan Wood/Forman.


13. Phillips Half Moon, ESF; Matthew Phillips/Hughes. With

Grouse Hill Pepper Ann, ESF; John Capocci/Forman.


14. Meredith Grade Annie, ESF; Dennis Keysor/Scott Chaffee.  With

Wicked Thunder Alley, PF; Teri Lee Propst/Robert Ecker.


15. Long Gone Studly, ESM; Lloyd Murray/Hughes. With

Shady Hills Whiskey Bonfire, ESM; Shady Hills Kennel/Forman.


16. Centerfold Bette, ESF; Dr. Harold Holmes/Holmes. With

Double Deuce Dexter, PM; Doug McMillen/Hughes.


17. Fox Brook Ike, ESM; Chad Wheeler/Wheeler. With

Wild Kat Run, ESF; Derrek Zukovich/Robert Ecker.


18. River’s Edge Bailey, ESF; Pat Cooke/Forman. With

Rockland Ridge McGraw, ESF; Gary Chlapaty/Ecker.


19. Grouse Ridge Larry, ESM; Paula Giulitto/Hollister/Chaffee. With

Hunter’s Pale Face, ESM; Lance Bressler/Bressler.


20. Quail Trap Will, ESM; Dave Hawks/Scott Chaffee. With

One Shot Remington, ESM; Greg Hilla/Hilla.


21. Ghost Train Cody, ESM; Ghost Train Kennels/Tom Fruchey. With

Waymaker Super Sam, ESM; Hollister/Kluger/Hollister/Scott Chaffee.


22. Snyder’s Full Rage, ESF; Steven Snyder/Chaffee. With

Double Deuce Molly, PF; Doug McMillen/Hughes.


23. Grouse Trails Sharptail, PF; John McKellop/McKellop. With

23. River Edge DJ, ESM; Pat Cooke/Forman.


24. Snyder’s Pioneer Scout, ESM; Steven Snyder/Scott Chaffee. With

Faith’s Maximum Justice, PM; Ken Delong/Delong.


25. Sutter’s Back Country Race, ISF; Paula Giulitto/Hughes. With

Rowling’s Nike, ESF; Chuck Rowling/Rowling


26. Chip’s A One Hundred, ESM; Steve Chiappini/Forman. With

Sunrise Star, ESM; Dr. George Najor/Robert Ecker.


27. Upper Cove Billie Babe, ISF; John Capocci/Forman. With

Celtic’s Signature, ISF; Paul R. Ober/Robert Ecker.


28. Call Me Maggie, ESF; Craig Merlington/Merlington. With

She’s Miss Behavin, ESF; Brian Trimmer Trimmer/Forman.


29. Grouse Ringer Tony, ESM; Gary Vitali/Forman. With

Willow Wood Squid Tone, ESM; Chris Demattio/Hughes.


30. Glenrae’s Mr. Finnigan, ESM; Ann Naus/Naus. With

Dew Sweeper, PM; Richard Straub/Hughes.


31. Moss Meadow Rambler, ESM; Ken Moss/Moss. With

31. Islander, ESM; Pedrag  Kazic/Robert Ecker.


32. Blast Off, ESM; Justin Evans/Forman. With

Travel Alert, ESM; Dr. Harold Holmes/Holmes.


33. Pepper Jack Wood, ESM; John Bodo/Bodo. With

Moss Meadow Doc, ESM; Ken Moss/Moss.


34. Hershner’s Grouse Gunner, ESM; Scott Hershner/Chaffee. With

Henry Ferguson, ESM; Tom Eberle/Lance Bressler.


35. Ana Lake Kiah, ESF; Rob Matson/Hughes. With

Grouse Ringer Razzle, ESF; Gary Vitali/Forman.


36. All Out, ESM; Joe Hopkins/Scott Chaffee. With

Blast Zone, ESM; Brenneman/Watts Hughes.


37. Dun Rovens Mind Tricks, ESM; Brundans/Terrian/Hollister/Scott Chaffee. With

Kendal Hills Dawson Creek, PM; Tim Tufts/Tim Perschke/Hughes.


38. Hypointe Left Turn, ESM; Jeremiah Watson/Chaffee. With

Attitude’s True Grit, ESM; Dennis & Hope Beauford/Ecker.


39. Centerfold Sis, ESF; Dr. Harold Holmes/Holmes.  With

Grouse Ridge Darla, ESF; Bill Thomas/George Crumlich/Hughes.


40. Cover Charge Search Engine, PM; George Crumlich/Hughes. As a bye.

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