Past Winners

WINNERS OF THE GRAND NATIONAL

GROUSE CHAMPIONSHIP

 1943       CAVIAR, pointer dog, by Wautauga Joe ex Gi Gi.  C.R. Barton and J.S. Applegate, owners; J.S. Applegate, handler.

1944       HALL’S BLACK ROCKET, setter dog, by Sam L’s Skyrocket ex Gay Sandra. A.A. Hall, owner; Gene Galloway, handler.

1945       No winner declared

1946       BURTON’S FLEETFOOT GINGER, setter dog, by Chester Valley Dick ex Susie Beret.  Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Burton, owners; Roy Strickland, handler.

1947       THE TEXAS TRAVELER, pointer dog, by The Texas Ranger ex Dixieland Girl.  Dr. A.L. Zilak, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  HALL’S BLACK ROCKET, setter dog, by Sam L’s Skyrocket – Gay Sandra, Mrs. A.A. Hall, owner; Gene Galloway, handler.

1948       No winner declared.

1949       SAM L’S SKYHIGH, setter dog, by Equity ex Skyrocket’s Star-poise.  Sam R. Light, owner; Larry Tuttle, handler.

Runner Up:  CONTENDER SPUNKY DELIGHT, pointer female, by Joe Contender – Spunky Creek Ella, Henry Berol, owner, M. Seminatore, handler.

1950       SAM L’S SKYHIGH, setter dog, by Equity ex Skyrocket’s Star-poise.  Sam R. Light, owner; Larry Tuttle, handler.

1951       TREBOR’S DUCHESS, setter bitch, by Skyrocket’s Flash Light ex Conewango Lady.  Leonard Sasso, owner; W.A. Hugus, handler.

1952       MISTRESS PRETTYBONES, pointer bitch, by Garrison Hill Bom-bardier ex Tick Tomee.  Dr. J.H. Powers, owner and handler.

1953       PUCKETY VILLAGE BOY, pointer dog, by Garrison Hill Bom-bardier ex Triple Cities Whirlwind.  E.D. McKean, owner; Gene Galloway, handler.

1954       TYSON’S SKYHILLS FLASH, pointer dog, ty Tyson ex Ariel Spunky Girl.  R.F. Papa, owner; Carl Beattie, handler.

Runner Up:  TANCANHOOSEN HUNTER, pointer dog, by Tancanhoosen Brook – Tich Thomee; L.F. Bissell, owner, Carl Beattie, handler.

1955       RETINA, setter bitch, by Retinoscope ex Fiesta Flo.  John M. Hadaway, owner; Luther Smith, handler.

1956       RETINA, setter bitch, by Retinoscope ex Fiesta Flo.  John M. Hadaway, owner; Luther Smith, handler.

Runner Up:  LARRAY, pointer dog, by The Texas Traveler – Oakland Village Babe; Dr. A.L. Ziliak, owner and handler.

1957       Title withheld.

1958       VIGOROUS, pointer dog, by Frank’s Boy Doc ex Hunt’s Lexington Judy.  F.C. Ash, owner; Luther Smith, handler.

1959       DOC’S GIRL SIS, pointer bitch, by Franks Boy Doc ex Hunt’s Lexington Judy.  F.C. Ash, owner; Luther Smith, handler.

1960       SAM L’S REBEL, setter dog, by Eugene Crockett II ex Tennessee Peerless Lou.  Sam Light, owner; Rich Tuttle, handler.

1961       SAM L’S REBEL, setter dog, by Eugene Crockett II ex Tennessee Peerless Lou.  Sam Light, owner; Rich Tuttle, handler.

1962       ELHEW LUCY BROWN, pointer bitch, by Elhew Zeus ex Elhew Abbygirl.  R.C. Shear, owner; Rich Tuttle, handler.

1963       ORCHARD VALLEY MELODY, setter bitch, by Orchard Valley Skylight ex Fiesta Flo.  R.P. Habgood, owner; Luther Smith, handler.

1965       BRENDA WAHOO, pointer bitch, by Anna Monroe’s Pete ex Tyson’s Gay Tune.  Alan Bartholomew, owner and handler.

                Runner Up:  SAM L’S NABOB, setter dog, by Sam L’s Rebel ex Sam L’s Electra;  Sam Light, owner, Rich Tuttle, handler.

1966       HUSSY, setter bitch, by Skyhigh’s Bucky ex Marshall’s Gold Dust.  K.E. Undercoffer, owner; A.I. Undercoffer, handler.

 1967       ELHEW HOLLY, pointer bitch, by Elhew Speculator ex Elhew Grouse Queen.  R.G. Wehle & R.C. Shear, owners; R.C. Shear, handler.

1968       ELHEW HOLLY, pointer bitch, by Elhew Speculator ex Elhew Grouse Queen.  R.G. Wehle & R.C. Shear, owners; R.C. Shear, handler.

Runner Up:  SAM L’S SEQUOIA, setter dog, by Sam L’s Rebel Nabob ex Collinswood Lucky.  Sam Light, owner; Rich Tuttle, handler.

1969       GHOST TRAIN, setter dog, by Samson Montcalm ex Fruchey’s Ladybug.  Wayne Fruchey, owner and handler.

1970       GROUSE RIDGE WILL, setter dog, by Grouse Ridge John ex Grouse Ridge Betty.  Dr. T.M. Flanagan, owner and handler.

1971       Placement withheld.

1972       PLEASANT VALLEY LIZ, setter bitch, by Sam L’s Sequoia ex Cams Susan Delight.  Dr. J.E. Stiteler, owner and handler.

1973       PLEASANT VALLEY LIZ, setter bitch, by Sam L’s Sequoia ex Cam’s Susan Delight. Dr. J.E. Stiteler, owner and handler.

1974       ELHEW FLYING DUTCHMAN, pointer dog, by Elhew Knickerbocker ex Elhew Patricia.  R.G. Wehle & R.C. Shear, owners; R.C. Shear, handler.

1975       JETRAIN, setter dog, by Ghost Train ex Rockybelle.  T.A. Novak, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  PLEASANT VALLEY CLYDE, setter dog, by Sam L’s Sequoia ex Diane; Dr. J.E. Stiteler, owner and handler.

1976       PLEASANT VALLEY CLYDE, setter dog, by Sam L’s Sequois ex Diane.  Dr. J.E. Stiteler, owner and handler.

1977       TEABERRY, setter dog, by Grouse Ridge Will ex Witchazel.  Dr. R.L. Hughes, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up:  WYOLA JUPITER, pointer male, by Bold Action ex January, Dr. Ray Guliani, owner and handler.

1978       GHOST’S STAR, setter bitch, by Ghost Train ex Hy Kaliber Tiny.  Terry Shermoe, owner; Bryant Shermoe, handler.

Runner Up:  PLEASANT VALLEY MANDY, setter female, by Pleasant Valley Clyde ex Pleasant Valley Liz, Dr. J.E. Stiteler, owner and handler.

1979       PLEASANT VALLEY CLYDE, setter dog, by Sam L’s Sequoia ex Diane.  Dr. J.E. Stiteler, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  KUMARI ELHEW SUZIE, pointer female, by Our Dirty Herb ex Raj Kumari, V.J. Christopherson, owner and handler.

1980       LOU’S ASTRO ACCELERATOR, pointer dog, by Fast Astro Boy ex Elhew Mary Lou.  Jean Cousins, owner; Dave Grubb, handler.

Runner Up:  POLICE WOMAN, pointer female, by Bonafide ex Dog Gone Samantha; Allan McKinney, owner and handler.

1981       HEARTBREAKER, setter bitch, by The Pat Finder ex Grouse Ridge Foxy.  E.E. Homuth, owner; Jim Tande, handler.

Runner Up:  PLEASANT VALLEY MANDY,  setter female, by Pleasant Valley Clyde ex Pleasant Valley Liz; Dr. JE Stiteler, o and h.

1982       THE SPORTSMAN’S BRIAR, setter dog,  by Sam L’s Meteor ex Ms. Jetrain.  R.E. Stewart, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  LITTLE JOHN BOY, pointer male, by Elhew Sampson ex Cotillon.  M.L. Kimball, owner, Dave Grubb, handler.

1983       ANDY’S SAFARI SAMI, setter bitch, by Fascia’s Nicky ex Au Train Bogey.  Betty Eaton, owner; Andy Eaton, handler.

1984       STOKELY’S DIABLO JAKE, setter dog, by Lone Gone Stokley ex Diablo’s Crete.  Larry Clement, owner; Jim Tande, handler.

Runner Up:  DECATHLON MAN, setter male, by School Boy Jim ex Ghost’s Star.  Terry & Bryant Shermoe, owners; Dave Grubb, handler.

1985       PENELOPE, pointer bitch, by Guard Rail ex Sheriann.  Rex Roof, owner; Dave Grubb, handler.

Runner Up:  TIP TOP MOLLIE, setter female, by Long Gone Stokely ex Tonka’s Lady Fair.  Dr. Frank Gilley & Pat Labree, owners; Pat Labree, handler.

1986       SPRING GARDEN KEEPER, setter bitch, by Crockett’s Bojangles ex Heather of Lochiel.  J.R. LeClair, owner, Jim Tande, handler.

Runner Up: NORTH ISLAND SAMANTHA, setter female, by Stokely’s Diablo Jake ex Heartbreaker.  Dean Holm, owner & handler.

1987       HONEY B, setter bitch, by Progress Bud ex Elizabeth B.  Carrolyn L. Broderick, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

1988       SKYLINE PATTY, setter bitch, by Stokely’s Diablo Jake ex Heartbreaker.  James C. Rogers, owner; Jim Tande, handler.

1989       NORTHERN ALIBI, setter dog, by Ghost Train Delight ex The Class Train.  David L. Dugan, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

1990       GROVER, setter dog, by Pat’s Blazer Banjo ex Spring Garden Keeper.  Jack LeClair & Colin Earvin, owners; Dave Hughes, handler.

1991       LOLETA, pointer bitch, by Hunting Hills Riff ex Grouse Patch Lady.  Lance Bressler, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  AUTUMN THUNDER, pointer female, by Guard Rail ex Scottie’s Dottie.  Jack Harang, owner; Scott Chafee, handler.

1992       STILLMEADOW’S JIM, setter dog, by Stokely’s Diablo Jake ex Hacoda Rosie.  Dr. James Wierman, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up:  CRACKER JACK TRAIN, setter dog, by Pioneer Train Jake ex Sorrell’s Delight.  Jack Harang, owner; Scott Chaffee, handler.

1993       CRYSTAL LIGHT, setter bitch, by The Performer ex Crystal Gail.  R.C. Weyer, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up:  STAR’S MISTY GHOST, setter female, by Wire ex Buffalo Run Katie.  Rob Frame, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

1994       GROUSE RIDGE STORM, setter dog, by Grouse Ridge Been ex Grouse Ridge Sushi.  Tom Turturro, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up:  JET’S AIMEE, setter female, by Pioneer Train Jake ex Classic Doll.  Jack Harang, owner; Scott Chaffee, handler.

 1995       PAUCEK’S TOMMYKNOCKER, setter dog, by Paucek’s Fauntleroy ex Tobruk.  Kellie Fogg, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  THUNDERSTRUCK, setter female, by Pioneer Train Jake ex Tomoka’s Katie Girl.  Tim Perschke, owner; Dave Hughes handler.

1996       ELHEW AUTUMN WHISPER, pointer bitch, by Elhew Mr. McGoo ex Elhew Calamity Ann.  Dr. David Calcagni, owner and handler.

Runner Up:  KALAMITY SEEKAH, setter female, by Stokely’s Diablo Ace ex Stone Still Jessie.  J. Harang, owner; S. Chaffee, handler.

1997       BODY GUARD, setter male, by Northern Alibi ex Metero’s Express.  R. Brenneman & B. Watts, owners; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up:  THUNDERSTRUCK, setter female, by Pioneer Train Jake ex Tomoka’s Katie Girl. T. Perschke, owner and handler.

1998   ELHEW AUTUMN WHISPERER, pointer female, by Elhew Mr. McGoo ex Elhew Calamity Ann. Dr. David Calcagni, owner & handler.

1999    SENECA’S AUTUMN REIGN, setter female, by Stillmeadow’s Jim ex Levi’s Little Jill. Matt Mentz, owner & handler.

Runner Up: GHOST TRAIN BELL, setter female, by Ghost TrainFirestorm ex Miz Nips. Ghost Train Kennel, owners; Wayne Fruchey, handler.

2000    HOLY SMOKE, pointer male, by Elhew Autumn Gold x Movelle’sGypsy.  Warren Sims, owner; Al Ladd, handler.

Runner Up: CHIP’S SUPER CHUNK, setter male, by Grouse Ridge Storm ex Chip’s Diablo Ott.  Steve & Ginny Chiappini, owners; Dave Hughes, handler.

2001    BEAVER MEADOW BETTE, pointer female, by Blackletter ex Flattery.  Paul Horchen, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up: WYCOFF RUN SALLY, setter female, by Wrong Way x Wycoff Run Megan.  Dave Bogle, owner & handler.

2002    MOVELLE’S GYPSY, pointer female, by Elhew Destroyer ex Y Not Katie.  Gerald Movelle, owner & handler.

2003   HARD DRIVING BEV, pointer female, by Jeb’s V D ex Beaver Meadow McGee.  Joe McCarl, owner & handler.

Runner Up: CAN’T GO WRONG, setter male, by Wrong Way ex Blue Rock Patches.  Aidas Raudonis, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

2004   CRACKLIN TAIL SPEED, setter male, by Stillmeadow’s Jim ex Grouse Ridge Ginnie.  J. M. Cooper, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner Up:  BEAVER MEADOW BENJAMIN, pointer male, by Jeb’s V D ex Beaver Meadow Bette.  J.W. Stolgitis, owner & handler.

2005   CENTERFOLD NELL, setter female, by McClellan ex Centerfold Rose.  Dr. H.J. Holmes, owner & handler.

Runner Up:  BLUE STREAK, setter female, by Spring Garden Tollway ex Finder’s Keeper.  Jerry Kolter, owner & handler.

2006   HARD DRIVING BEV, pointer female, by Jeb’s V D x Beaver Meadow McGee.  J.A. McCarl, owner & handler.

Runner Up:  SPRINGFIELD’S ORVIS, setter male, by Long Gone George ex Magie’s Stokely Belle.  David D’Huster, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

2007    WILD APPLE JACK, pointer male, by Wynot Ace x Elhew Liebotschamer.  Craig Doherty, owner & handler.

Runner Up:  GROUSE RIDGE DIGIT,  setter female, by Grouse Ridge Reroy ex Grouse Ridge Jugs.  Grouse Ridge Kennels, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

2008    AUTUMN MOON,  pointer male, by Wynot Ace ex Elhew Liebotschaner, Jack Harang, owner; Scott Chaffee, handler.

Runner Up: STOKELY’S GINGER B,  setter female, by Stokely’s Al B ex Stokely’s Jaga B.  Tony Bly, owner, Marc Forman, handler.

2009     FULL TILT, setter female, by Pennstar ex Sober Run Serena. Richard Brenneman, owner; Dave Hughes, handler

Runner Up: LONG GONE MADISON, setter female, by Grouse Ridge Reroy ex Long Gone Agnes.  Arthur D. Hyde, III, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

2010     CHASEHILL MOLLY, pointer female, by Beaver Meadow Benjamin ex Innoway. John Stolgitis, owner and handler

Runner Up: LONG GONE MADISON, setter female, by Grouse Ridge Reroy ex Long Gone Agnes.  Arthur D. Hyde, III, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

2011     TERHAAR’S ELVIS, setter male, by Long Gone George ex Grouse Ridge Maxima. Dave Terhaar, owner and handler

Runner Up: QUAIL TRAP SADIE, setter female, by Emmy’s Apple Jack ex Quail Trap Kate.  Dave Hawk, owner; Scott Chafee, handler.

2012      CHIP’S UNCLE BUZZIE,  setter male, by Needlepoint’s Bigbad Jon ex Chip’s D D. Steve & Ginny Chiappini, owners; Marc Forman, handler.

Runner-Up: CAS TINY, pointer female by Calico’s Thrillogy ex Cas Sleep Walker. Jim Castagna, owner; Robert Ecker, handler.

 2013     MOSS MEADOW TRAVELER, setter male, by Taz ex Wycoff Run Sally. Ken Moss, owner; Scott Chaffee, handler.

Runner-Up: CHASEHILL LITTLE BUD, pointer male, by Beaver Valley Benjamin ex Inno Way. John Stolgitis, owner and handler.

2014    LONG GONE BUCKWHEAT, setter male, by Long Gone Murphy ex Long Gone Daisey. Lloyd Murray, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner-Up: TERHAAR’S ROGUE, setter female, by The Insider ex Grouse Ridge Paris. Dave Terhaar, owner and handler

2015    FULL BLAST, setter male, by Pennstar ex Walnut Hill’s Cracklin Patch. Bob & Janet Watts and Dick & Helen Brenneman, owner; Dave Hughes, handler.

Runner-Up: BUD OF PINEY WOODS, pointer male, by Chasehill Little Bud ex Racey Kate. Rich Warters, owner; Robert Ecker, handler