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The Central Maine Brittany Club participates in the “Northeast Gundog Standings”  where an award is given annually to the Brittany earning the most points in the Amateur Walking or Horseback Gundog stakes for ABC/AKC participating clubs throughout the northeast. It is a very prestigious and sought after award! 


Amateur gun dog stakes run only by an American Brittany Club/American Kennel Club regional participating club count. Horseback or walking.  The award is presented each year. Participating clubs pay annual dues to cover the cost of for trophies for the winner and runner-up and a color ad in the ABC magazine.


This Award was started in the 1950's by a few folks to encourage amateur handlers.  Marge Fitzpatrick who is described as "a strong force in the Brittany world and a leader of the Eastern New England Brittany Club"  maintained the stats for most of the time since the award's inception until her death.  Upon Marge's passing the award languished for a few years.  Darlene Dow  started it back up after consulting with the clubs that had participated in the past because she felt this was a way to help attract and keep new folks trialing. 

There are currently ten Brittany clubs that participate. The Maryland Brittany Club and the Hudson Valley Brittany Club participated in the past but are no longer running trials. Darlene Dow generously contributes her time to keep the count and publish the standings each year. 

Point System

For 1/2 Hour Stake

1st  4 x # of starters

2nd  3 x # of starters

3rd  2 x # of starters

4th 1 x # of starters

Point System

For 1 Hour Stake

1st  4 x # of starters

2nd  3 x # of starters

3rd  2 x # of starters

4th 1 x # of starters

2021 Northeast Gun Dog Standings
Last Updated  10/20/2021--Final Tally!!!

2021 Standings.jpg


Anthracite Brittany Club

Claire Ricci
2280 Reinbold Rd
Emmaus, PA 18049

Central Maine Brittany Club
Gary Anderson, VP Field Trials

CMBC Treasurer/Secretary
2426 Route 2
Hermon, ME 04401-0624
Julie Harris, Secretary

Central New England Brittany Club
Marilyn Gilman
4 Ashkins Drive
Mendon, Mass. 07156

Del-Val Brittany Club

Marcia Rupnow

10 Whitford Dr.

Royersford, PA 1946

Eastern New England Brittany Club
Patricia Carney
21 Walnut St.
Danvers, MA 01923

Northern New England Brittany Club

​Phil Thayer, Jr

P.O. Box 1031

North Hampton, NH


North Jersey Brittany Club

Ann Marie Martucci
3288 Johnson Ave
Manchester NJ 08759


Southern New England Brittany Club
Leslie Fleury
377 Pendleton Hill Rd. North
Stonington, CT 06359

Upper New York Brittany Club
Darlene Dow
116 Reservoir Rd
Ft. Edward, NY 12828

Susquehanna Brittany Club

Joanice Uline
445 Mount Zion Rd
Dillsburg, PA 17019

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