Long Gone Mersdaies wins The Kilkenny Open Shooting Dog Classic
Here is a shot taken Sat. April 29, 2017 of the winners of The Kilkenny Open Shooting Dog Classic. Front row, Tony Bly posing the winner Long Gone Mersadies, Lloyd with second place winner, Long Gone Studly third was Backstep Rudy with Kevin Lahoda. Back Row, Hall of Fame Trainer and Handler Dave Hughes ( he handled Sadie and Studly ) and Daves wonderfull wife Dorothy. Judges Paige Davis and Deb Kennedy. All three setters had a good first series, on quail on Fri. to earn their way to the one hour finals on wild birds on sat.. The winner and second place dog both had wild bird finds ( woodcock ) in the finals.