American Field

Field Trial Report

York Pointer and Setter Club

By Merv Eisenhart | Dec 03, 2018
Sand Mountain Icy First in the Open Shooting Dog Stake

Rossville, Pa. — The York Pointer and Setter Club held its fall trial October 27-28 on the club farm in Rossville, Pa.

Judges this year were Roger Dvorak and Troy Hoverter in the Open Shooting Dog, and Troy Hoverter and Merv Eisenhart in the Amateur Shooting Dog.

Thank you to our bird planters, Steve Boyer and Daren Boyer.

Thanks to Connie Mensch and her crew for breakfast, lunch and Saturday evening dinner which was in memory of John Campoli who was a longtime friend and field trialer. John’s wife Sue sponsored the dinner along with her daughter Angela, son-in-law Joel and two grandchildren.


Topping the field in the Open Shooting Dog was Sand Mountain Icy, handled by Mike Tracy and owned by Greg Strausbaugh, with three finds. Second was Good Reason Farkleberry, handled by Jeanette Tracy for owner Kerri Elfvin, with five finds and two backs. Third was Bulltaeo with three finds and a back for handler Mike Tracy and owners Ernie and Karen Saniga.

In the Amateur Shooting Dog, Jubullee came out on top with four finds for Ernie Saniga. Second was Storm Rider with two finds for Roger Dvorak. Barcelona Bull had two finds and a back to place third for Ernie Saniga.

Thanks to everyone for their support.

Rossville, Pa., October 27 — One Course

Judges: Roger Dvorak and Troy Hoverter

OPEN SHOOTING DOG — 11 Pointers and 7 Setters

1st—SAND MOUNTAIN ICY, 1650844, pointer female, by Great River Ice—Xtremist. Greg Strausbaugh, owner; Mike Tracy, handler.

2d—GOOD REASON FARKLEBERRY, 1671857, setter male, by Chukarhill Rimrock Ridge—Good Reason Raspberry. Kerri Elfvin, owner; Jeanette Tracy, handler.

3d—BULLTAEO, 1662744, pointer male, by Bully Bragg—Summerhill Bella. Ernie & Karen Saniga, owners; Mike Tracy, handler.

Judges: Merv Eisenhart and Troy Hoverter

AMATEUR SHOOTING DOG — 11 Pointers and 3 Setters

1st—JUBULLEE, 1662778, pointer female, by Bully Bragg—Summerhill Bella. Ernie & Karen Saniga, owners; Ernie Saniga, handler.

2d—STORM RIDER, 1674889, pointer male, by Nottingham’s Storm Warning—Williamson’s Touch of Ice. Roger Dvorak & Gordon Ramey, owners; Roger Dvorak, handler.

3d—BARCELONA BULL, 1610854, pointer male, by Bulltown—Saga Valley Betty. Ernie & Karen Saniga, owners; Ernie Saniga, handler.

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