Then & Now | Field Trials at Ames


Fashions may change, but the thrill of standing on the steps of the Ames Plantation Manor House will never go out of style for bird dog enthusiasts. Following the last brace of the National Championship of Field Trialing Bird Dogs, the winner is announced from this iconic porch, and happy group photos always ensue. On the left, supporters of the 1979 champion, Miss One Dot, while on the right, the reigning champion, Lesterís Sunny Hill Jo, and his entourage. The 118th running of the National Championship ended February 24, 2017. See the full recap.