In 1970, "Ch. Counterpoint's Lord Ashley" set an all-time
Best-In-Show record for
Pointer males, winning 20 Best-in-shows, a number not surpassed until
Ch. Albelarm's Bee Serious in 1998. "Ashley" also was the Number One Sporting dog for 1970, and won the group twice at
Westminster. He won the
twice, in 1965 and 1966, the first time being from the Open Dog class. "Counterpoint's Lord Ashley" was inducted into the American Pointer Club's Hall of Fame in 1992.
-- information courtesy Nancy Tuthill, Cumbrian Kennels, American Pointer Club 1999 Specialty Catalogue, the American Pointer Club Website, 2000, and personal communication with Den Lawler, 2001