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Armstrong-Umbel Endurance Classic

2010 Armstrong-Umbel Amateur Derby

Thanks to those who judged, helped and ran dogs in the Amateur derby stake that accompanies the Armstrong-Umbel Endurance Classic. Congrats to the winners!

Winners: Bob Grassi with Titan, George Hetrick with Riley and Steve Swonger with Chip’s Charlie Brown. Behind the winners are Brian Ralph, Joe McCarl, judge George Crumlich, Marc Forman, judge Brian Popoleo, Scott Forman, and Mike Cooke.



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