Oak Hill’s Heart of Gold, “Booker” currently lives with his owners Cindy and Olsie Owens, owners of Oak Hill Kennel in North Carolina. He was sired by AKC champion, Designer Southern Enterprise (Riker) who is a member of the American Black and Tan Coonhound Hall of Fame. His dam is AKC grand champion Kalan’s Ramblin’ Rose Of Oak Hill.
Booker was bred by Alan and Kelly Willard, Olsie Owens and Katherine Settle. And born on February 14, 2014. At 12 months of age he was sent to California to live with Zoe Bolin, his new co-owner, where his show career took off. Booker finished his champion title in two weekends with 4 majors, 3 of which came during the National Specialty weekend of the American Black and Tan Coonhound Club. His career Highlights include:
AKC Gold-level Grand Champion
Induction into the American Black and Tan Coonhound Club Hall of Fame 2019
Top 5 in breed points every year that he was shown
Top 10 in all breed points every year he was shown
• Westminster breed winner 2017
Royal Canin AKC National Show breed winner 2017
• Best in Show winner
52 group placements including 8 group firsts
8 AKC NOHS Bests in Show
7 AKC NOHS Reserve Bests in Show
Booker absolutely loved the show ring. He was shown throughout his career by co-owner/handler Zoe Bolin and professional handler Oscar Quiros. Booker was a delight to show and garnered fans all across the country.