The inaugural running of the AKC Pointing Breed Walking Gun Dog Championship was held at the beautiful Mingo Sportsmen's Club near Mingo Junction, Ohio beginning April 27. Five days later, we crowned the winners, seen below.
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- Champion: FC/AFC Specter, “Specter”, English setter male, owned by Judith Hamilton and handled by Dave Pomfret (Brace 9) Also Best English setter.
- Second: FC/AFC Rsh Crk Smpr Fi Marine Raider , “Raider”, Vizsla male owned by Al & Terry Lucas and handled by Al (Brace 21) Also Best Vizsla.
- Third: DC Gambles Sam Man MH, “Sam”, GSP male owned and handled by Brenda Roe (Brace 11) Also Best German shorthaired pointer.
- Fourth: High Powers Jolt to the System, “Jolee”, GWP female owned by Belinda DeLaby and handled by Rhonda Haukoos (Brace 22) Also Best German wirehaired pointer.
- Best of Breeds:
- Brittany: Sweet Georgia Brown, “Charlie”, Brittany male owned and handled by Jim Carter, DVM. (Brace 26)
- Irish setter: FC/AFC Lynturk’s Runnymeade Ranger, “Ranger”, Irish setter male, owned by Teresa Sanford & Kevin Culver, handled by Kevin (Brace 5)
- Pointer: FC Shaula, “Shaw”, Pointer female owned and handled by Judith Hamilton. (Brace 14)
- Weimaraner: Snake Break’s No Quarter, “LZ”, Weimaraner male owned by Brian Wayson and handled by Dave Pomfret (Brace 24)