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#16 mucky paws

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 10:32 am

Mucky am sure you have few pictures stick them up off todays line and years back http://www.thehuntinglife.com/forums/pub...

cant figure out how to put them up

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 11:46 am

Mucky copy and paste pictures download on to computer get photobucket it's easiest to use,you may have to resize then but hope it works for ya
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Posted 30 August 2012 - 11:47 am

wille tuff and bill white got me in to coursing many years ago i first went to the fens in 1977 with these lads seen some of the very old stuff run i remeber going on a friday morning and we slept in a barn and a ford escort van on the night and carried on running the dogs saturday at first light great men better times the salukie cross was only just coming in to its own bill white was running a dog called lucky willie had a bitch called judy i think and i had a dog bred out of willies and a bloke called bill hart she was a big bitch 27inch with a broken coat they were great dog men who knew what they needed to stop the fen hare and went on to breed some class dogs RIP Willie you gave me some great memoires and i hope you have all the great dogs with you now run them hard atb troter
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Posted 30 August 2012 - 11:52 am

first time i ever heard of willie tough was on a tape i got of marcus in 96 an not a very good copy. but willie was running his dogs probably some of the above and even on a short tape it came across that people had a lot of respect for the man . he has left a legacy in the coursing game R.I.P WT
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Posted 30 August 2012 - 11:58 am

willie tuff was a dog man born and bred RIP Tuffy
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Posted 30 August 2012 - 12:06 pm

mucky was a lot of wt dogs first x

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 12:48 pm

didnt no the man but by all the posts he must have had a few good dogs and bred some top quality pups. :thumbs: RIP WT

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 01:42 pm

I had a dog of captain x snowy had great hopes for it but disapointed me i never knew tuffy but my uncle dolphy related to him they were in calander coursing club together. Dolphy says the lucas dog has lot willie tough breeding in him sooner, hope etc etc

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 02:07 pm

I had a dog of captain x snowy had great hopes for it but disapointed me i never knew tuffy but my uncle dolphy related to him they were in calander coursing club together. Dolphy says the lucas dog has lot willie tough breeding in him sooner, hope etc etc

does your uncle dolphy live in blackpool dolphy taylor. great topic lads what THL SHOULD BE ABOUT :thumbs:

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 04:11 pm

cracking pics pbp keep them coming pal

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 04:15 pm

what a start to a great thread lets hope it continues never met willie but seen a few videos of him and his dogs and heard a few stories about the man and all good which makes a change.willie tough a true legend of the running dog game and also a good horseman i beleive .r.i.p.wt.

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 04:42 pm

wat way was old hope bred would that be related to salty or sooner sounds like willy tuff was the man never meet the man i was prob still shiting green at the time lol atb bmcl

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 05:12 pm

wat way was old hope bred would that be related to salty or sooner sounds like willy tuff was the man never meet the man i was prob still shiting green at the time lol atb bmcl


brendy ink was bred back to its mother sooner only 1 pup and willie called him hope

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 05:37 pm



ps welcomes cw to ireland

on that day we did not bring our dogs as the big ears where not to many we tryed to show our english friends a good day
willie and the lads got 12 big E on that day anytime we whent over to willie when we got to the fen the would make sure we got as many runs that we whanted before the take there dogs out of there van so to get respect you have to give it

willie as allways showed us great respect and us to him..

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Posted 30 August 2012 - 05:51 pm

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