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: yes, Rhea was a damn big running dog, that's
: the way I like them! She ran too big for
: many shooting dog judges but she had a
: helluva nose and often birded her way into a
: placement. She was RU in the Nat. Amtr.
: Pheasant Championship at Killdeer and won a
: half dozen open shooting dog championships.
: Since George Tracy had her, she didn't
: really run much All Age.
I wanted to breed her to Guard Rail but George Tracy talked me into Bases Loaded. To be honest, there wasn't a pup in the litter worth the price of a .22 slug. They were both great field trial dogs but their blood did not mix well. :-(