Heidi’s Mighty Slicker, Male, FDSB # 1352288, was whelped on 1/10/91, out of a mating of Sanjo Sin City Slicker—Heidi Ho Pinehurst bred by Linda Nickerson of Overland Park, Kansas. Heidi’s Mighty Slicker or “Slick” was owned by Robert B. Thompson of Strafford, Missouri, and handled to his wins by Keith Gulledge as well as ably scouted by Robbi Gulledge of Blue Dawn Kennels in Madison, Kansas.
The Field Dog Stud Book credits “Slick” with 37 wins and placements. In the fall of 1991 “Slick” took first in the Open Derby at the Ozark GSP Club trial and would follow this with four puppy-derby placements prior to winning the National German Shorthair Pointer Association (NGSPA) Region 5 Derby Classic and taking a 3rd placement in the NGSPA National Futurity. In 1993-1995 while finishing as an American Kennel Club Field Champion he had 14 all-age placements which consisted of 12 wins and two third placements.
In the spring of 1994 “Slick” won the NGSPA Region 3 Shooting Dog Championship which would start his career, ultimately ending with ten American Field Championship wins. In the spring of 1995 “Slick” won the NGSPA Shooting Dog Championship, the National German Pointing Dog Association All-Age Championship, the NGSPA Region 4 All-Age Championship, and went runner up in the NGSPA Region 5 All-Age Championship.
“Slick” won the NGSPA National Championship in 1997 and 1999, the National German Pointing Dog Association National Championship in 1998, and the NGSPA Region 5 All-Age Championship in 1997. He also had amateur championship wins with the 1996 National German Pointing Dog Association Amateur Shooting Dog Championship and the 1998 NGSPA Quail Amateur Shooting Dog Championship. “Slick” went runner up in five championship all-age stakes in 1997 and 1998. “Slick” also won the 1995 German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America (AKC) All-Age Championship.
“Slick” is the leading producer of Shorthair field trial dogs. The American Field records reflect that he sired 32 winners with a total of 253 placements which include numerous championship wins. His AKC progeny report shows 18 AKC Field Champions, 5 Amateur Field Champions, two AKC national champions, and three AKC national gun dog champions.