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    Sounds good in theory. We thought that HTers...

    Sounds good in theory. We thought that HTers would participate in Double D-Qs, too. For several years clubs in CA sponsored Sat-Sun D-Qs thinking that this would appeal to the HTers. It didn't....
  2. Thread: NorCal

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    Congratulations to all who placed in the...

    Congratulations to all who placed in the Amateur... special congrats to Rich Pingatore and AFC Cool Fuel (Nitro). This is the second time this spring that they have won an Amateur. I think Rich and...
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    After EE has done its random draw, the F.T....

    After EE has done its random draw, the F.T. Secretary has an opportunity to tweak it. The F.T. Committee is not involved with tweaking the draw as they do not have access to do so. I would imagine...
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    This is true if the female is an MH or QAA and...

    This is true if the female is an MH or QAA and has a desirable pedigree behind her. This is a major factor for many folks getting on a waiting list to get a female from a well-bred female --...
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    "It just takes work". The problem is... the same...

    "It just takes work". The problem is... the same small number of club members are doing the work year in and year out. No matter how dedicated folks are to the sport and wanting to give back to it,...
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    Well said, Ted. Helen

    Well said, Ted.

    Helen
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    Let's put some numbers on the AKC fees you...

    Let's put some numbers on the AKC fees you mentioned ...

    1. the application fee (what the club pays when they apply to hold an event) is $35 if you are not an AC club member and $25 if you are an...
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    You are correct. Saber had two Double Headers...

    You are correct. Saber had two Double Headers last year. His career total to date is 3. So far this year, in the month of February Saber and Chris have two Open wins and other placements.
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    This is not good news. It is a 104 dog open. ...

    This is not good news. It is a 104 dog open.

    The mud at Lost Hills is legendary. You get taller and taller as you walk around. When it dries, it is like cement on your car or truck.
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    When do you know you have a "Top Dog"? When they...

    When do you know you have a "Top Dog"? When they can finish, place, or win in a Derby, then in a Qual, and then advance to all age stakes and finish, place, or win.

    Helen
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    One of my clubs is experiencing this right now. ...

    One of my clubs is experiencing this right now. We offered two events -- both with Masters with a 120 dog limited. Entries opened Friday night. By Sunday morning the 120 dog limit was reached in...
  12. If you are looking at the results listed on Entry...

    If you are looking at the results listed on Entry Express, the results are placed there by the Hunt Test Secretary. mwk56 is very correct. Contact the HT Secretary immediately to make sure it is...
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    I think you are probably right about Qs being...

    I think you are probably right about Qs being dominated by pros. It may depend on which part of the country as to whether pros dominate or not, but I am guessing that they do in most regions. I am...
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    If the QA2 title passes in June, I will be...

    If the QA2 title passes in June, I will be watching the number of entries in my clubs' Qualifying stakes to see if there is an increase. I am hoping this new title will encourage owners of MH dogs...
  15. The puppy Rich Pingatore bought was one from our...

    The puppy Rich Pingatore bought was one from our Saber x Ruby litter. Rich and Nitro started out in hunt tests whereby Nitro got his MH. A lot of people told Rich he had a field trial dog so Rich...
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    The f.t. Secty is not home yet and does not have...

    The f.t. Secty is not home yet and does not have access to ee.
  17. I hope all of the $1.37 million for advertising...

    I hope all of the $1.37 million for advertising was not spent on Richard Simmons rolling around on the floor. It was ridiculous. No, it was sheer idiotcy. No doubt Simmons smiled all the way to...
  18. They leave us too soon and we can never seem to...

    They leave us too soon and we can never seem to prepare ourselves for the loss when it happens. Thoughts are with you from California.
    Helen
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    Those WHACKY FEMALES. Welcome to the club. We...

    Those WHACKY FEMALES. Welcome to the club. We have 3. Sometimes they run their best trials right before coming in; sometimes they have lost their marbles. They will be clingy (what you are...
  20. Thread: San Jose RC

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    Congratulations to Cheryl Jones and Flirt for...

    Congratulations to Cheryl Jones and Flirt for winning the Amateur (over 70 dogs). Flirt is young -- 3 years. 1 month, 7 days. She is just now starting to run as an all age dog. Owner trained and...
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    This is correct. Sierra Nevada decided not to...

    This is correct. Sierra Nevada decided not to hold a trial in Dunnigan last year. Lassen Retriever Club picked up the April date and held the trial in Dunnigan so that the date and place would not...
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    No fees for spectators. Helen

    No fees for spectators.

    Helen
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    correct. talked to one of the open judges last...

    correct. talked to one of the open judges last night. 10 dogs to the last series. should be done by 1.
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    Any updates on the Open?

    Any updates on the Open?
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    That's the way I understood the AKC announcement....

    That's the way I understood the AKC announcement. It is an opportunity for the owner of an MH to obtain a certificate and to place an addition to the MH title for their dog as an end of career-type...
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