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Here are some of the latest happenings from Diamond Hill Brittanys...

August 6, 2014 thru September 2014... A very successful showing for Diamond Hill dogs at the Balston Spa cluster of dog shows. GCH/DC/AFC GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" gets 2 Best of Opposite awards, 2 Select awards and is Awarded Best Veteran, going on to a Veteran Sporting Group 1. A total of 18 GranChampion Points. CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Weapon "Stuart" is awarded 1 Best of Opposite and 3 Select awards for a total of 15 GCH points in his first outing as a Special. Diamond Hill Storm Cat "Storm" did his job by getting one Winner Dog award, and 2 Reserve Winners dog award for 2 more show points.

June 12, 2014... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" achieves the Bronze Grand Champion award from the AKC.

May 24, 2014... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" wins Best of Breed at the Tidewater Brittany Club Specialty Show. He later takes a Sporting Group 1.

April 26, 2014... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace", who has taken the spring Field Trial season off to compete in the show ring, wins Best of Breed at the Myrtle Beach Kennel Club show. He later takes a Group 2 in the Sporting Group.

April 17, 2014... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Weapon "Stuart" wins the ABC Eastern Futurity All Age stake. With this win, he is also awarded the Eastern Futurity Dual Award.

April 16, 2014... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Weapon "Stuart" is awarded 3rd Money Male in the ABC Eastern Futurity show.

March 28, 2014... FC Diamond Hill She's Gone "Cleo" finishes her Amateur Field Championship by winning the Amateur Gun Dog stake at the LaSalle Brittany Club trial

March 27, 2014... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Weapon "Stuart" wins the ABC Central Futurity All Age stake and is Awarded 2nd Money Male in the Futurity show to take home the Central Futurity Dual Award.

March 22, 2014... FC Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" finishes his Amateur Field Championship by winning the Amateur Gun Dog Stake at the Kentucky Brittany Club trial

March 17, 2014... FC Diamond Hill She's Gone "Cleo" places 4th in the International Brittany Shooting Dog Championship

March 13, 2014... FC Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" places 3rd in the International Brittany Amateur All Age Championship!

January 29, 2014... Diamond Hill Chancey Endeavor "Casey" wins the ABC Western All Age Futurity. She follows that win with a win in the California Brittany Club Open Derby stake.

December 15, 2013... Diamond Hill Dangerous Weapon "Stuart" finishes his show championship at the Delaware Water Gap Kennel Club Show.

October 26, 2013... FC Diamond Hill She's Gone "Cleo" places 4th in the ABC National Open Gun Dog Championship!

September 8, 2013... Diamond Hill Dangerous Weapon "Stuart" gets his show career rolling with a 3 pt. Major at the Westchester Kennel Club show.

August 31, 2013... Diamond Hill Chancey Endeavor "Casey" starts her field career with a first place finish in the Open Puppy stake at the Hudson Vally Brittany Club Trial.

June 16, 2013... Diamond Hill Gone with the Breeze "Tonic" finishes her show Championship with a 3 point major at the Bryn Mawr KC show. She took Best of Opposite over bitch Specials. Diamond Hill Storm Cat "Storm" also garnered a 3 point major going Best of Winners.

May 1, 2013... Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder "Gin" whelps a litter of 4, sired by Diamond Hill Just Like Mike "Mick".

April 1, 2013 FC Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" is named Runner-Up of the International Brittany Shooting Dog Championship. Litter mate FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" places 4th. "Cooter's" win is the 100th One Hour placements for Diamond Hill Brittanys!

January 28, 2013 .... FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" is named Runner-Up of the International Amateur All Age Championship.  “Cleo” comes back the next day to place 4th in the Georgia Brittany Club 1 hour Open Gun Dog Stake.

January 24, 2013 .... Diamond Hill Storm Cat "Storm" is named Runner-up at the 2013 American Brittany Club Eastern Gun Dog Futurity.  His littermate, Tornado Alley Rip, owned by Brooke Caviness places 3rd in the All Age Futurity.  We look forward to a successful career out of these 2 “Sway” puppies!

January 19, 2013 .... Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" starts the season off with a 3rd place win in the Southeastern Brittany Club 1 hour Open All Age Stake, qualifying him for this year’s National Championship!

December 31, 2012 .... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" is named the North Jersey Brittany Club, and Iowa Brittany Club, Field, Show, and Dual Dog Of The Year!

November 7, 2012 .... We welcomed a litter of 3 puppies out of NNAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" and GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace". This is Sway’s third and final litter.  After weaning these pups, Sway will enjoy house life and hunting!

September 1, 2012 .... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" and Diamond Hill Storm Cat "Storm" bring home the Red, White, and Blue from the Hudson Valley Brittany Club trial!  Trace places 2nd in the Amat. Gun Dog, and 4th in the Amat. Limited Gun Dog stakes, while Storm takes home the Blue in the Open Derby stake!

July 7, 2012, .... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" is awarded Select Dog and Best of Breed at the Michigan Brittany Club Specialty, and supported entry shows in Monroe, Michigan.

June 24, 2012 .... Diamond Hill Gone With The Breeze, aka "Tonic" returns home from a very successful weekend in Maine. She took home 2 major show wins, Reserve Winners, and Best of Opposite in Sweeps at the Central Maine Brittany Club Specialty Shows!

June 21, 2012, .... GCH/DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" finishes his Grand Show Championship. He is the 5th brittany dual champion to finish this title.

June 3, 2012....Diamond Hill Gone With The Breeze, aka "Tonic" gets her first 2 show points at the Burlington County Kennel Club show. DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" went Best of Breed at both the Huntington Valley and Burlington County Kennel club shows.

May 6, 2012.... Last trial of the spring season!  Hudson Valley Brittany Club trial in Oxford, NY.  The weather and company were perfect, dogs didn’t do bad either!  DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" wins the Amateur Walking Gun Dog stake, and places 3rd in the Amateur Limited Gun Dog.  Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder "Gin" places 3rd in the Open Limited Gun Dog stake.

April 29, 2012.... Back home for the Del-Val Brittany club trial, Diamond Hill Reckless Endeavor, "Rex" places 2nd in the Open All Age stake, and DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" and Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" place 3rd and 4th in the amateur All Age stake.

April 23, 2012.... A trip to the Upper NY Brittany Club trial was worth the drive.  Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" wins the Amateur All Age stake, with FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" placing 3rd.  DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" places 4th in the Amateur Gun Dog stake, and Diamond Hill Fig Jam, “Ike” places 4th in his very first puppy stake.

April 4, 2012.... After a long trip home from Michigan, the dogs run well at the North Jersey trial.  DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" wins the OGD stake and Diamond Hill Reckless Endeavor, "Rex" places second in the Amateur All Age stake.

April 2, 2012.... DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" places 3rd in the Michigan Shooting Dog Championship.  This was Trace’s 3rd hour placement for the year!

March 31, 2012.... Diamond Hill Reckless Endeavor, "Rex" places 2nd in the Western Michigan Brittany Club Amateur All Age stake.

March 29, 2012.... Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder "Gin"places 3rd in the ABC Central Futurity All Age stake.

March 19, 2012.... Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder "Gin"win the ABC Eastern Futurity All Age Stake and places in the Futurity show to become the Eastern Futurity Dual Award winner!

March 16, 2012.... Diamond Hill Storm Cat "Storm" wins the Open Puppy stake at the Maryland Brittany Club trial.

March 9, 2012....After a short break, the dogs made a strong showing at the Eastern German Shorthair Pointer trial in Medford.  Diamond Hill Reckless Endeavor, "Rex" wins the Open All Age stake, with Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder "Gin" finishing 4th!  This was Gin’s first adult placement.  Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" places 3rd in the Amateur Gun Dog stake, while Trace places 3rd in the Open Limited Gun Dog stake.

Feb. 1, 2012.... Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" wins the Amateur Gun Dog Stake at the Bama Brittany Club trial.  This win finishes Cooter’s FC!

Jan. 30, 2012.... DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" starts off the year with two 1 hour placements at the Georgia Brittany Club trial. He was named Runner-Up in the Ron Zook Memorial Shooting Dog Championship, and placed second in the 1 hour Amateur Gun Dog Stake.

Nov. 26, 2011.... DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" receives another Judges Award of Merit at the ABC National Specialty show. This was his 3rd AOM at the Nationals!

Nov. 25, 2011..... places 4th in the ABC National Amateur Championship.

Nov. 13, 2011..... DC/AFC Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" finishes his Dual Championship with a win in the OGD stake and a second in the OLGD stake at the Anthracite Brittany Club trial.

Oct. 24, 2011..... NAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" takes Winners bitch at the Western Michigan Brittany Club Specialty Show. The 4 pt. major finishes "Sway" NAFC/DC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister, as a Dual Champion.

Oct. 6, 2011..... FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" places 3rd in the ABC Pheasant Classic.

Sept. 29, 2011..... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" places 4th in the ABC Gun Dog Classic.

July 22, 2011 ... NAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" wins her first dog show major (5 pt.) at the Chambersburg Kennel Club show, Anthracite BC supported entry, in Centre Hall, PA.

June 6, 2011 ... FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" is named AFTCNJ Amateur All Age Dog of the Year!

May 9, 2011 ... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" places 4th in the PA Brittany club Open Gun Dog stake, and Second in the Field Trial class at the PA Specialty show to take home Dual Dog Award honors!

April 27, 2011 ... NAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" whelps a litter of 5 boys, out of FC/AFC Dakota Alleycat. Sorry folks, these are all spoken for!

April 24, 2011 ... A big weekend for the girls at the Del Val Brittany club trial. Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder "Gin" wins both the Open Puppy and Open Derby Stake, FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" wins the Amateur All Age Stake and Diamond Hill Whiskey Girl "Sammie" places 4th in the Amateur All Age Stake!

March 23 - April 3, 2011 ... Returned from a very successful trip to the mid-west. "Diamond Hill Reckless Endeavor, "Rex" placed second in the International Amateur All Age Championship, Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" placed fourth in the Open All Age Championship, and "Tucker" placed third in the Open Shooting Dog Championship...

March 20, 2011 ... We'd like to congratulate Darlene Dow and Ed Kostka on their new Champion Saradac's Micro Blast, aka "Teddy". Teddy won a 5 point major going Best of Winners at today's New England Sporting Group Assoc. (also the CNEBC specialty) show in Fitchburg, MA, he was shown by Linda McCartney-Roy.

Teddy is out of Saradac's Breton De Coos and our FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze. This is the second bench Champion out of our "Mike", the first being Connie Strom's CH Wind Mtn Catwoman. Both dogs also have field trial points. Good luck to these 2 dogs on their quest for their Dual Championship!

March 5, 2011 ... at the Susquehanna Brittany Club trial Diamond Hill Whiskey Girl "Sammie" placed 2nd in the OAA, and Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder, "Gin" places 3rd in the Open Puppy Stake.

February 20, 2011 ... we welcomed the newest addition to the Diamond Hill Family. Diamond Hill Gone With The Breeze, aka "Tonic". The proud parents are FC Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" and FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze "Mike".

December 4, 2010 ... at the Rappahannock Brittany Club Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" wins the OAA, Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" places 2nd in the AGD, and Diamond Hill Work Hard Play Harder, "Gin" gets her very first puppy placement.

November 28, 2010 ... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" receives an Award of Merit at this year's National Specialty Show in Fort Smith, AR.....

November 14, 2010 ... Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" wins the Open Gun Dog at Dixieland BC ...this win turns her into our newest Field Champion! ... at the same trial ... Diamond Hill Reckless Endeavor, "Rex" takes third in the AAA... this is his first adult placement.

October 16, 2010 ...Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild "Cooter" wins the OAA at the North Jersey BC at home, here in Medford, NJ.

October 7, 2010 ... Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" places third at the ABC Gun Dog Classic/Championship...

September 24, 2010.... NAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" wins the ABC Chicken Championship...handled bi Lisa ... this is the first time this chamionship was won by a female handler since it's inception in 1964! ...You go girl!

Sept. 12, 2010 ... Lisa handles Sigbrit's the Diamonds in Me to a second place finish in the Nebraska Brittany Club fall trail, qualifying her for the 2010 Amateur All Age Nationals for owners Ed and Ellen Kerr. "Diamond" was bred by Paul and Lisa, out of "Deuce's Five O'Clock Somewhere" and "Linvel's Ace of Diamonds"

July 10, 2010 .... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" receives an Award of Merit at the ABC National Summer Specialty Show.

April 30, 2010.... Diamond Hill Just Like Mike "Mick" places second in the ABC Eastern Gun Dog Futurity.

March 5, 2010.... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" gets his first 1 hour placement. He places 4th in the Music City Brittany Club 1 hour Open Gun Dog Stake, qualifying him for the Gun Dog Nationals

February 28, 2010.... NAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" places 3rd in the Region 5 Amateur All Age Championship in Grovespring, MO

February 27, 2010.... FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze "Mike" pups rock out West! Wind Mtn's Catwoman, a daughter of FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze, finished her show championship. "Selena" is owned by Connie Strom from Washington. A littermate, Wind Mtn's Ironman was named 2009 Northwest Field Trial Puppy of the Year.
http://www.windmountainbrittany.com/Selenaspage.html

February 17-21, 2010.... FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze "Mike" adds 2 more hour placements to his career total. At 10 years old, he places Runner-Up in the Southern Open Brittany Championship and Wins the Region 3 Amateur All Age Championship (For the 3rd time in a row!). This makes him a 6X American Field Champion, 9X Runner-Up.

February 5, 2010.... FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze "Mike" places second in the Bama Brittany Club 1 hour OAA stake. This win gives Mike 23 career hour placements

January 31, 2010.... Diamond Hill Green Machine "Tractor" and Diamond Hill Micro Brew "Alvin" take the first ribbons of the season at the Georgia Brittany Club trial. "Tractor" placed 4th in AGD, and "Alvin" placed second in the open derby.

December 5, 2009....NAFC/FC/AFC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" is named Runner-Up Champion at the ABC National Field Championship. Sway also receives the Christie Feather Duster Award for the Best Bitch in the stake.

November 27, 2009....FC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" WINS the American Brittany Club National Amateur Field Championship...Lisa, for the second year in a row, named "Top Woman Handler" at 2009 ABC Amateur All Age Nationals.

November 7, 2009.... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man wins a 4 point Amateur Gun Dog stake at the Gordon Setter Club of America trial in Medford, NJ. This win finishes “Trace’s” Amateur Field Championship

October 3, 2009.... Dogs sired by Diamond Hill Dan sweep the Amateur Gun Dog stake at the Missouri Brittany Club trial. First place went to CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" - Second Place to Diamond Hill's Magical Mollie (owned by Bill Cockrum) - Third to Diamond Hill She's Gone, "Cleo" - and fourth to Diamond Hill Whiskey Girl "Sammie"....this was "Sammie's" first adult placement!

September 25, 2009.... FC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" places 4th in the Dakota Prairie Championship

September 20, 2009.... FC The Rock II places 3rd in the Region 19 Amateur All Age Championship. This finishes Rock's Amateur Field Champion title.

September 16, 2009.... FC Linvel's Ace of Diamonds places 4th in the ABC Chicken Classic. Diamond Hill Deuce's Gone Wild was one of only five dogs to be posted in the 66 dogs stake, considered one of the toughest trials all year!

April 3, 2009.... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man "Trace" has a very busy weekend. He goes "Best In Specialty Show" at the Iowa Brittany Club Specialty Show on Friday, and places 2nd in the Amateur Gun dog stake on Saturday, to take home the Iowa Brittany Club Dual Dog award for the Spring Trail !!!!!!!!!!!

March 26-29, 2009.... FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze "Mike" places 4th in the International Brittany Open All Age Championship, and takes Runner-Up Honors in the International Brittany Amateur All Age Championship! ..................FC TM's Tennessee Twister "Sway" places 3rd in the Amateur Championship, qualifying her for the NAFC.

February 22, 2009.... FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze repeats as Champion of the Region 3 Amateur All Age Championship. With this win, Mike is now a 5X American Field Champion and brings his total of hour placements to 20!

Feb. 18, 2009....FC TM's Tennessee Twister wins the 2009 Southern Open Brittany Championship. Diamond Hill Deuces Gone Wild, "Cooter", places 3rd, handled by Lisa (this qualifies him for the 2009 NFC and NAFC).

February 8, 2009....FC Linvel's Ace of Diamonds places 3rd in the Deep South Brittany Amateur All Age Championship.

February 3, 2009...FC TM's Tennessee Twister places 2nd and FC/AFC Clyde's Micro Breeze places 4th in the Bama Brittany Club 1 hour OAA stake. This is "Sway's" first hour All Age placement, which qualifies her for the 2009 NFC. "Mike", handled by Lisa, is now qualified for both the 2009 NFC and NAFC.

January 27, 2009...........FC The Rock II, handled by Paul, places third in the Georgia Brittany Club 1 hour OAA stake, qualifying him for the 2009 NAFC.

November 30, 2008.......... CH Diamond Hill Dangerous Man earns a Judges Award of Merit at the ABC National Specialty Show, from the Field Trial dog class. (http://clubs.akc.org/brit/2008/NationalSpecialty.htm)

November 27, 2008.......... Lisa named "Top Woman Handler" at 2008 ABC Amateur All Age Nationals.

November 15, 2008.......... FC The Rock II places 4th in the Dixieland Brittany Championship held at the Music City BC trial.

October 8, 2008.........FC The Rock II takes Runner Up at the 2008 ABC Quail Classic/Championship.

October 1, 2008..... FC TM's Tennessee Twister, co-owned with Brooke Caviness, wins the ABC Gun Dog Classic Championship.

Sept. 21, 2008.....FC The Rock II wins the Region 19 Amateur All Age Championship !!!!!!!!!!!

Aug. 3, 2008....Diamond Hill Dangerous Man finishes his bench Championship with 3 majors wins at the Canfield, OH cluster.