I’m not a big fan of the summer. Heat and humidity are my Kryptonites, so by the middle of June I’ve had enough of it. Lexi was up at Wild Apple Kennel in Dummer, NH, from end of May to last week. Her absence made the summer feel even longer. I work from home, and it was a lonely home without her. But enough of my bitchin’.
Here’s the good part:
At the New England Bird Dog Club’s Labor Day Weekend Trial, Lexi won Sunday’s Open Restricted Derby Competition. I’m super proud of her – – and very thankful for the great job that trainer Craig Doherty did with her.
This was Lexi’s third time in a field trial. Her first time was on August 29, and her second was on the Saturday before her win. So she’s 1 for 3. Not bad.
So am I psyched for October? You bet. It’s going to be an awesome fall. More to come on that.
BTW: Derby stakes are for dogs 6-24months of age and no more than 2 years of age. A “restricted” derby is for dogs that have not already placed in a derby stake.
4 thoughts on “Lexi’s awesome summer finishes with a big win …”
I am really looking forward to October. It will remain hotter than hell here in Florida but I am ready to follow the dogs and hunt quail. Each year the anticipation is stronger. Must be an age thing.
The more I work the rest of the year, the more I look forward to fall.
And I work more every year!
Hope you have a great season. Good to hear from you.
Congratulations to you and Lexi.
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