"From the time he graduated to a shooting dog, Tom’s Deputy was slicing through the field trial courses of the Eastern states. His April win as a four-year-old in the Georgia Open qualified him for the Invitational to be held the following November in Alabama. He would arrive with a reputation for gritty determination exercised with almost reckless abandon. He had the endurance of forged steel and a swashbuckling style that he flaunted when he was on point. “En garde,” he seemed to say, at least to hear Tom tell it, and he commanded the attention and admiration of all who saw him."
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