Brace by Brace Synopsis

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1
Morning of 2.9.15
Release: 8:03 AM pictures
1

Owner: Will & Rita Dunn

Handler: Luke Eisenhart

Dunn's Tried 'N True

2

Owner: Robert Craig, Scott Kermicle, John Sayre & D. Raine Jordan

Handler: Steve Hurdle

Stardust Chazz

Overcast skies and 46° at the start with Dunn's Tried 'N True and Stardust Chazz. The former had a pair of unproductives and was up at 1:36. Chazz tallied three finds and finished the three hours.
2
Afternoon of 2.9.15
Release: 1:15 PM pictures
1

Owner: Gary McKibben & Jim Crawford

Handler: Weldon Bennett

Coldwater Warrior

2

Owner: Dan Hensley

Handler: Randy Anderson

Lester's Jazz Man

Conditions were unchanged for the afternoon brace, if anything, it was colder with a north wind when Coldwater Warrior and Lester's Jazz Man were loosed. They shared a find, then Warrior had one other of his own; Jazz Man added three of his own. Cold water Warrior was picked up at two hours. Lester's Jazz Man finished the three hours.
3
Morning of 2.10.15
Release: 8:03 AM pictures
1

Owner: Franz & Karen Rowland and Gary & Becky Futch

Handler: Rick Furney

Lester's Bodacious

2

Owner: Outland Ranch, LLC

Handler: Ike Todd

Quester

Overcast skies and crisp conditions for the third brace. Skies cleared about 10:00 a.m. Lester's Bodacious had four finds and shared a find with Quester. Quester tallied six finds and shared the find with Bodacious. Both dogs finished the three hours.
4
Afternoon of 2.10.15
Release: 1:10 PM pictures
1

Owner: Steve Scott & Vick Ethridge

Handler: Tommy Davis

Game Strut

2

Owner: Sean & Deb Hauser

Handler: Luke Eisenhart

Erin's Kentucky Gambler

A bright sun, and warming into the 40s, as Game Strut and Erin's Kentucky Gambler were loosed. Game Strut had a back, two finds and was picked up at 1:30. Gambler had three finds, and was picked up at 2:30.
5
Morning of 2.11.15
Release: 8:03 AM pictures
1

Owner: Mary McConnell & James McConnell

Handler: Rich Robertson

Audubon Americus

2

Owner: Sean Derrig

Handler: Sean Derrig

Erin's Brave Heart

A crisp 28 degrees, clear sky and bright sun at 8:00 a.m. Audubon Americus tallied two finds, but suffered an unproductive. Erin’s Brave Hart had one find. Both dogs were picked up at 1:32
6
Afternoon of 2.11.15
Release: 1:10 PM pictures
1

Owner: William & Daretta Bruchey

Handler: Luke Eisenhart

Erin's Dog Soldier

2

Owner: Keith A. Wright

Handler: Ike Todd

Touch's Knight Rider

A beautiful afternoon, 50° and sunshine, hardly a precursor to a forecast overnight cold front. Erin's Dog Soldier had six finds and finished the three hours. Touch's Knight Rider had one find, an unproductive and was picked up at 1:45.
7
Morning of 2.12.15
Release: 8:00 AM pictures
1

Owner: Ed Mayhew

Handler: Rich Robertson

White Powder Grip

2

Owner: Scott Griffin

Handler: Randy Anderson

White Dollar

The cold front forecast proved true. Twenty-eight degrees with much lower wind chills at release. White Powder Grip had four finds, one back, and two unproductives; picked up at 2:30. White Dollar had two finds, two backs, and two unproductives; picked up at 2:55. An early stand where both were pointing, resulted in a rabbit.
8
Afternoon of 2.12.15
Release: 1:12 PM pictures
1

Owner: N. G. (Butch) Houston

Handler: Robin Gates

Three Rivers

2

Owner: Allen Linder

Handler: Sean Derrig

Erin's Wild Justice

A bright sun took a bit of the bite from the north wind. Three Rivers had an unproductive, and was picked up at 1:13. Erin's Wild Justice was picked up six minutes later, at 1:19.
9
Morning of 2.13.15
Release: 8:03 AM pictures
1

Owner: Brad Calkins

Handler: Andy Daugherty

Raelyn's Skyy

2

Owner: Richard Peterson

Handler: Randy Anderson

Touch's Adams County

The temperature dropped overnight, but rebounded a bit by morning – 24 degrees with sun. Raelyn’s Skyy backed Touch’s Adams County’s early find, then had an unproductive and was picked up at 1:15. Adams County was up at 1:45
10
Afternoon of 2.13.15
Release: 1:10 PM pictures
1

Owner: Dr. Everett Crouch & Dr. B. J. Kelly

Handler: Robin Gates

Big Sky Pete

2

Owner: Herb Anderson

Handler: Rich Robertson

Utah's RedRock Express

The day had warmed-37°-No wind and partly sunny for Big Sky Pete and Utah's RedRock Express. Pete had two finds; picked up at 1:52. Express had a back, one find, and an unproductive. Picked up at 1:45.
11
Morning of 2.14.15
Release: 8:07 AM pictures
1

Owner: Scott Griffin

Handler: Randy Anderson

Miller's Happy Jack

2

Owner: Ryan & Bill Westfall

Handler: Andy Daugherty

Westfall's Rampage

A pleasant morning-30°, with sunny skies for Miller's Happy Jack and Westfall's Rampage. Happy Jack made an early exit, tracking unit called for at :35. Rampage had one find and an unproductive; picked up at 1:36.
12
Afternoon of 2.14.15
Release: 1:10 PM pictures
1

Owner: Preston Trimble & Emily Allan

Handler: Allen Vincent

Scooby Doo

2

Owner: Dr. Fred Corder

Handler: Dr. Fred Corder

Caladen's Rail Hawk

A beautiful afternoon-50°, with a southwest breeze and sunny skies for Scooby Doo and Caladen's Rail Hawk. Scooby had one find, and was up at 1:47. Rail Hawk had two finds and was picked up at 2:26.
13
Morning of 2.24.15
Release: 8:44 AM pictures
1

Owner: J. D. Huffman & Keith Wright

Handler: Larry Huffman

Whippoorwill Blue Blood

2

Owner: Mary Devos

Handler: Jamie Daniels

Just Irresistible

Cloudy skies and 25 degrees at the 8:45 release. Whippoorwill Blue Blood had one find and two unproductives; picked up at 0:55. Just Irresistible had one find and two backs; picked up at 1:27
14
Afternoon of 2.24.15
Release: 1:15 PM pictures
1

Owner: Mary McConnell & James McConnell

Handler: Rich Robertson

Rapidan

2

Owner: Chuck & Kara Kunde

Handler: Lori Steinshouer

Highground Jax Jabba

Partly cloudy and 37 degrees for the afternoon breakaway. Rapidan suffered two unproductives and was picked up at 1:36. Highground Jax Jabba had one back, one rabbit, one unproductive and was picked up at 1:47.
15
Morning of 2.25.15
Release: 8:08 AM pictures
1

Owner: Thorpe McKenzie & Bob Walthall

Handler: Steve Hurdle

Dazzling

2

Owner: Dr. Fred Corder

Handler: Dr. Fred Corder

Whippoorwill Wild Spec

Cloudy skies, calm wind and 29 degrees at release. Dazzling made contact with a rabbit but had no bird work; picked up at 1:15. Whippoorwill Wild Spec had two finds, one at :53 and another at 1:16. Wild Spec was picked up at 1:18.
16
Afternoon of 2.25.15
Release: 12:42 PM pictures
1

Owner: John & Susan Ivester

Handler: Robert (Lefty) Henry

White's Solid Reward

2

Owner: Gary Lester

Handler: Gary Lester

Miller's Dialing In

Cloudy and 33 degrees at the breakaway with White’s Solid Reward and Miller’s Dialing In. Solid Reward had no bird contacts and the tracker was requested at 1:01. Dialing In had eight finds, one unproductive, and finished the three hours. Light snow moved into the area about 45 minutes before the end of the brace.
17
Afternoon of 2.26.15
Release: 1:11 PM pictures
1

Owner: Rick Stallings

Handler: Steve Hurdle

House's Yellow Jacket

2

Owner: Jerry Erikson

Handler: Sheldon Twer

Rikki's Rockin Rik- Scratched

Cloudy, breezy, and 40 degrees at the afternoon breakaway. House's Yellow Jacket had one find at :38 and was picked up at 1:01. Rikki's Rockin Rik scratched.
18
Morning of 2.27.15
Release: 8:35 AM pictures
1

Owner: Scott Jordan

Handler: Luke Eisenhart

Erin's Full Throttle

2

Owner: N. G. (Butch) Houston & Dr. John Dorminy

Handler: Robin Gates

Shadow Oak Bo

Partly sunny skies, 21 degrees, and a cold north wind at the breakaway. Erin’s Full Throttle had one find and was picked up at 1:37. Shadow Oak Bo had one find, two unpoductives and was picked up at 1:07.
19
Afternoon of 2.27.15
Release: 1:13 PM pictures
1

Owner: David O'Connor & Lindsey O'Connor

Handler: Steve Hurdle

Connor's EZ Button

2

Owner: Dr. Douglas Guthrie & Ray Black

Handler: Allen Vincent

Texas Wild Agin

Sunny and 30 degrees at the 1:13 release. Connor's EZ Button had three finds, a stop to flush and was picked up at 2:10. Texas Wild Agin had one back, one unproductive and was picked up at 1:10.
20
Morning of 2.28.15
Release: 8:05 AM pictures
1

Owner: Brad Calkins

Handler: Andy Daugherty

Lester's Tom Cruise

2

Owner: Eddie Sholar

Handler: Mark McLean

Lester's Skywatch

Cloudy and 28 degrees this morning for Lester's Tom Cruise and Lester's Skywatch. Cruise had one unproductive and the tracker was requested at :39. Skywatch had two finds, one back, one rabbit, two unproductives and was up at 1:45.
21
Afternoon of 2.28.15
Release: 1:07 PM pictures
1

Owner: Charles & Raegan Williamson and David O'Connor

Handler: Allen Vincent

Raelyn's High Cotton

2

Owner: Thorpe McKenzie & Bob Walthall

Handler: Steve Hurdle

Skyfall

A beautiful afternoon; 41 degrees and mostly sunny at the breakaway. Raelyn’s High Cotton had six finds, one back, and two unproductives. He was picked up at 2:47. Skyfall had one unproductive and was picked up at 1:10.
22
Morning of 3.1.15
Release: AM
1

Owner: Dave Anderson

Handler: Travis Gellhaus

Southwind Jetset Drifter - Scratched

2

Owner: Hal Meyer

Handler: Sheldon Twer

Zorra - Scratched

Both Southwind Jetset Drifter and Zorra have been scratched. Brace 23 will run Monday morning, March 2nd. Brace 24 will run Monday afternoon, March 2nd. Barring any weather interruptions, the National Championship will conclude following the afternoon brace on Monday, March 2nd.
23
Morning of 3.2.15
Release: 8:05 AM pictures
1

Owner: Rick Stallings

Handler: Steve Hurdle

Cassique's Boss

2

Owner: Maeve Derrig

Handler: Sean Derrig

Erin's Whiskey River

Cloudy and 32 degrees for the morning breakaway. Cassique's Boss had one find and one back. He was picked up at 1:35. Erin's Whiskey River had one find, one unproductive and was picked up at 1:36.
24
Afternoon of 3.2.15
Release: 1:05 PM pictures
1

Owner: Dr. Ron Deal & Dr. Davey Deal

Handler: Tommy Davis

Stallion

2

Owner: Larry Lee

Handler: Robin Gates

Shadow's Full Throttle

Cloudy and 43 degrees with Stallion and Shadow's Full Throttle at the breakaway. Stallion had three finds, one back, and one unproductive. He was picked up at 1:46. Full Throttle was picked up at :34.