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Touch's Game Point Has Died

Feb 01, 2019
Touch's Game Point

In the feature profiling the potential entries in the coming National Championship at Ames Plantation starting February 11 (pgs. 11-17), mention was made that Touch’s Game Point, qualified to have been entered for the 2019 running, had died January 18.

The eight-year-old white and orange pointer male was whelped May 13, 2010, bred by Gary P. Baird of Murphysboro, Ill. Keith Wright of Covington, Ind., acquired the youngster in August, 2011, then Eddie Sholar purchased Game Point in March of the following year, and in 2013, Game Point won the Continental Championship at Dixie Plantation, Mark McLean handling the young pointer. Eddie handled Game Point to the National Amateur Quail Championship at Dixie in 2015.

In October, 2016 Alabamans Dr. Reuben Richardson and Tony Gibson acquired the dog, and under their banner Game Point won the Black Belt and Solatex Club’s Cajun All-Age Classics, the Tar Heel Open All-Age Championship, and requalified for the National Championship by winning the West Tennessee Open All-Age in February, 2018.

His record stands at fourteen wins, and the sire of four winners.

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