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Alasdair Storer Named Huntsman for New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds

Ally StorerKaren Myers photoThe New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds have welcomed Alasdair Storer as their incoming huntsman for 2014-2015, following Robert Taylor’s retirement from NM-MVH.  

Storer and his family have been heavily involved in hunting hounds for generations. His great, great grandfather was the longest serving Master and huntsman of the East Sussex Foxhounds, while his father was a professional huntsman and his mother was born on the back of a horse. Involved in various capacities with hounds and horses since 1986, Storer held positions as Professional Whipper-In and Huntsman with several foxhound packs in the United Kingdom, United States and Canada from 1998-2009.

Carolinas Championship Awarded to Green Creek Hounds Bankrupt

2014carolinasDon West photoJudge Jerry Miller (MFH Iroquois Hunt) deemed Green Creek Hounds Bankrupt Grand Champion Foxhound at the Carolinas Hound Show, held May 10, 2014 in Camden, SC. On his way to being named Grand Champion Foxhound, Bankrupt was victorious in the Entered Single Dog and Entered Couple (with GCH Banker) classes, as well as being named Champion English Dog and Champion English Foxhound.

Bankrupt's sire, Why Worry Braveheart, was named Grand Champion Foxhound at the 2010 Carolinas Hound Show.

Green Creek Hounds also enjoyed further success by winning the Unentered Crossbred class with GCH Rattler GCH Rufus. as well as the Pack Class. GCH Bridgette was named Reserve Champion of the Performance class.

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Bethann Dixon's Momentous Call to the Post

bethann belmontBethann Dixon, center. Courtesy Goshen Hounds.Bethann Dixon, a member of Goshen Hounds, became the first woman to make the call to the post at the 139th Preakness Stakes, held at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course. Three weeks later, Bethann again wowed attendees with her bugling prowess when, for the second year in a row, she played the call to the post at the June 7, 2014 running of the Belmont Stakes. In 2013, Bethann became the first female bugler in the 146 year history of the final leg of the Triple Crown.

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Toronto North York Clarence Judged Champion of Canadian Foxhound Show

Canadian champ 2014Courtesy Canadian Foxhound ShowJudges C. Martin Scott, ex-MFH of the Vale of the White Horse, and Mason Lampton, MFH of Midland Foxhounds, awarded Toronto North York Clarence with the Grand Championship at the 60th Canadian Foxhound Show, held June 14 at Ottawa Valley Hunt Farm in Ashton, Ontario. TNY Clarence was also Champion English Foxhound. Eglinton Caledon Loyal was Reserve Champion Foxhound in addition to taking titles as Champion Crossbred Bitch and Grand Champion Crossbred.

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Marlborough Hunt Prevails at Penn-Marydel Hound Show

pennmarydellogoMarlborough Hunt's Penn-Marydels dominated the ring at the 2014 edition of the Penn-Marydel Hound Show, held in Fair Hill, Md on May 10. Mr. Frank DePaulo presided over the ring.

Champion Registered PMD Bitch: Marlborough Utopia
Champion Puppy: Marlborough Uganda
Best of Opposite Sex: Marlborough Utopia
Champion Registered PMD: Marlborough Uganda
Reserve Champion: Marlborough Utopia

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