ACC Field Trial Specialty 2009 - Maine



Welcome to the site for the 2009 American Chesapeake Club's National Field Trial Specialty.  This year the trial is being held in the areas of Pittsfield and Burnham, Maine.  The official headquarters is Sugarfoot Kennel, owned by Professional Dog Trainer Dave Mosher, 444 Troy Road, Burnham, ME, 04922. 

    Chairman:  Michael Coutu, 620 Colwell Road, Harrisville, RI, 02830   Home/401-568-0839, Cell/401-578-1360, Email:

The host hotel is the Best Western Waterville Inn, 356 Main St, Waterville, ME, Phone - 207 873 3335.

A Special Thank-you....  We would like to thank the following people for their generous donations. We appreciate your thoughtfulness to make our trial a big success.  Mark Mosher - one person Eider Hunt for our drawing  and Dave Mosher - silent auction donation for a month of dog training. View the complete list of donations on the Drawing and Auction page


Schedule of Events

September 14, Monday -  Evening Gathering and Dinner in the Governors Restaurant at the Best Western Waterville Inn,
   Catalogues will be available, and a calcutta will be held. Join us for this fun night to start the weeks activities.  
Dinner at 6pm - cocktail hour 5 pm


September 15
, Tuesday 
   Open All-Age Stake - 8am-  Judges: Van Ames, ME and Joe Renouf, Canada
   Qualifying - 9am  Judges: Glen Golden, NY and Marshall Richards, RI
Dinner at 6pm - cocktail hour
had bushels of steamed mussels, crackers & cheese, veggies and followed by a Lobster and Steak Dinner
                 at the home of Dave Mosher  -   Delicious!

September 16, Wednesday
mateur All-Age - 8am -  Judges:  Rex Bell, NY and Bill McCourt, CT
   Derby -
after the conclusion of the Qualifying  Judges:  Glen Golden, NY and Marshall Richards
, RI

   Dinner at 6pm - cocktail hour 5pm - Chicken Bar-B-Q at the home of Dave Mosher

September 17, Thursday  -  Completion of the Qualifying and Amateur Stakes, awards and ribbons
Junior  Puppy Stake - 9am - Judges:  Sue Westlake, ME and Paula Richard, RI
   Senior Puppy Stake 
9am - 
Judges:  Sue Westlake, ME and Paula Richard, RI

The winners of the Drawings and Silent Auctions are posted

Best Bitch in Trial - DC AFC Genny's Yakity Yak Don't Talk Back -- O/H Linda Harger

Best Amateur Handler - Mike Coutu

Many photos of the running dogs will be added later for each stake and will take up to 4 weeks
to complete, so please be patient and check back often.

9-18 Derby Photos added
9-21 Open Photos added
9-22 Amateur Photos added & a few puppy photos

Action photos are available for viewing and purchase from the 2009 ACC Field Specialty in Burnham, Maine, by professional photographer Donna Kelliher, at   (tele # 781-665-0346). Donna was present for three days taking pictures of all the dogs.


Home Open Amateur Qualifying Derby Senior Puppy Junior Puppy Entries Hotel and Meals Items for Sale Drawing & Auction Trophies Directions

2009 American Chesapeake Club
ACC Field Trial Coverage and Photos by
Jane Pappler  *   All pictures are copyrighted - Redlion Web Design