Field Trial Top Ten Q1 2022

Calculated/Reported by Michel Berner, using AKC field trial reports through March 31, 2022

AKC Dogs Defeated Top Ten

All AKC field trial stakes and all ages of dogs are included, one point per dog defeated in AKC competition. Points accrued January – December. There is no Dog of the Year awarded for Dogs Defeated

RankDog NameOwnersDogs Defeated
1FC AFC Coppersage AspenKita Morris145
2FC AFC Vista Make It BurnPatrick Clark and Cristine Currie119
3Red Letter Day MHMara Fizdale98
3Valley Hunter Princess Leia JHJanet Starnes98
4Soco’s All About SpeedPaul Hermes and Jennifer Hermes96
5FC Valley Hunter’s Rugby JHKathy Murphy92
6NFC FC AFC Southwind Lock N Loaded VK’s KimberRobyn and Sherwin Van Kooten84
7DC Chip’s Ray of Sunshine Zak JHMary and Tom Shapiro70
7Crimson’s Blazing Insignia JHJudith Di Vincenzo-Alonzo and Russel Alonzo70
8Valley Hunter Get The Party Started JH CGCPegi Zelneronok64
9FC Mythic’s Linus JHJeff Rhine62
10DC Soco’s I Wanna Go Fast MHJennifer Hermes and Paul Hermes60

Top Ten Gun Dog Reports
Points for all Top Ten lists are calculated by the using the placement times dogs defeated
1st Place: 4 times the number of dogs defeated in the stake
2nd Place: 3 times the number of dogs defeated in the stake
3rd Place: 2 times the number of dogs defeated in the stake
4th Place: 1 times the number of dogs defeated in the stake

For example, if a stake has 10 starters, then the following points are earned:

1st gets 4×9 points (36 points)
2nd gets 3×8 points (24 points)
3rd gets 2×7 points (14 points)
4th gets 1×6 (6 points)

The Top Ten Gun Dog is tabulated monthly using placements as released to the VCA by the AKC. All applicable placements at trials held January 1 through December 31 of each year are used. Each dog starts out at zero on January 1 of each year.

VCA Top Ten Open Gun Dogs

Only Limited Stakes (OLGD, GOLGD, NFC, NGDC, AKCNGDC, AKCNWGDC) stakes are used

RankDog NameOwnersPoints    
1NFC FC AFC Southwind Locked N Loaded VK’s KimberRobyn and Sherwin Van Kooten196
2DC Chip’s Ray of Sunshine Zak JHMary and Tom Shapiro144
3DC NGDC AFC Zydeco’s Blastin’ ThRoux Everything MHJeff and Christy Mixon, Ashley Uffman143
4DC Soco’s I Wanna Go Fast MHJennifer Hermes and Paul Hermes92
5Red Letter Day MHMara Fizdale81
6NAFC AFC Pele’s Wiki Wiki Aloha SpiritCharles Chadwell and Nancy Browne74
7CK Bull’s Little Jazmin Rose JHJohn Lewis72
8Crimson’s Blazing InsigniaJudith Di Vincenzo-Alonzo and Russel Alonzo70
9FC Alpine’s Mischief ManagedKaren Concilio69
10Sunset Trail’s Locked N’ LoadedJeff Zenas58

VCA Top Ten Amateur Gun Dogs

Only ALGD, GALGD, NAFC stakes are used

RankDog NameOwnersPoints    
1FC AFC Vista Make It BurnPatrick Clark and Cristine Currie231
2FC Mythic’s Linus JHJeff Rhine138
3DC AFC Mythic’s GersemiTania Campbell96
4Soco’s All About SpeedPaul Hermes and Jennifer Hermes78
5FC AFC Firestorm Pacific Duke MH CGCClint Lager66
6FC AFC Widdershin’s Fenway Flash CGCShawn Harris61
7Chip’s Little Miss SassyMichelle Artis and Steve Artis52
7Drycreek’s Lickety SplitNancy Colwell and Robert Studer52
7FC AFC Soco’s Absolut One Jack Black JHPaul Hermes52
8NGDC NWGDC GFC FC AFC Vk’s Twenty Gauge GunnarRonyn and Sherwin Van Kooten48
8FC Valley Hunter’s Rugby JHKathy Murphy48
9FC AFC Coppersage AspenKita Morris44
10Valley Hunter Princess Leia JHJanet Starnes42

Top Ten Puppy Derby Dogs –

The Puppy/Derby rankings accrue for all placements earned in Open Puppy or Open Derby only.

* There is no award for top Puppy/Derby Dogs because eligibility changes monthly.

Each Puppy/Derby will remain on the list and be eligible to accrue points until their second birthday month ends.

RankDog NameOwnersPoints
1CV Right Stuff ReloadedPatricia A Hudson168
2Alpine’s Dam’nd If You Don’tJessica K Mackey MD157
3Keystone Grousept Seeks Knight In Shining Armor DEPatricia Rundell111
4Red Diamond’s Chasing The MoonPatsy Pope88
5Canine Unique DancerAlison Bierhof82
6Grouse Point Boot Scootin BoogieC. Miklos, J Bonar, L Metelsky, P Carney79
7Sierra’s Finn MacCoolJulian & Robbi Irigoyen78
8Keystone Grouse Point Buckle Up ButtercupCorinne Miklos & Julia Bonar74
9Regal Point Amazing Skye At Salt CreekKevin & Stacy Billy, Debbie Sullivan73
10Firestorm’s Rare VintedgeMick Cheshire72