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    Quote Originally Posted by Hunt'EmUp View Post
    What is an appropriate Qual size? I see people describing small Quals, however I've been to 3 and all of them were 40+ dogs, I've been going to sign up for others the lowest one I can recall was 27, The only O/H qual we've had in this area was 32. These seem like pretty large numbers to me, for a competition that only give a 1st & 2nd for an (unoffical) QAA distinction and no point toward any other title.
    Around here 20 is about average. 30 is large, but the OHQs tend to be on the larger side. There is a FT Q next weekend that has 9. That is the smallest one I have seen in a while.
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    In New England the O/H Quals generally run between 12 to 20 dogs.
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    I know this is an older post, but can dogs that are already titled QA2 continue to run Qualifying stakes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ducdogz View Post
    I know this is an older post, but can dogs that are already titled QA2 continue to run Qualifying stakes?
    Yes. You could have a Q 1st & 2nd, or 2 2nds and still run.
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    HRCH UH Candlewoods Captain Jack Sparrow MH QA2
    HR Candlewoods Small Town Southern Man "AJ" MH QA2
    HRCH UH Gandy's Ready for a Hurricane "Maggie" MH QA2
    Red Squad's Blue on Black "Jesse" MH QA2
    SML's Burn Notice "Fiona"
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    Does that mean there's no limit to 1st and 2nd places in the Q you can receive?

    Quote Originally Posted by captainjack View Post
    Yes. You could have a Q 1st & 2nd, or 2 2nds and still run.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ducdogz View Post
    Does that mean there's no limit to 1st and 2nd places in the Q you can receive?
    No, 2 wins and you can't run more Qs.
    Glen Guider, GA
    HRCH UH Candlewoods Captain Jack Sparrow MH QA2
    HR Candlewoods Small Town Southern Man "AJ" MH QA2
    HRCH UH Gandy's Ready for a Hurricane "Maggie" MH QA2
    Red Squad's Blue on Black "Jesse" MH QA2
    SML's Burn Notice "Fiona"
    Red Squad's Randall Raines "Memphis"

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    Quote Originally Posted by captainjack View Post
    No, 2 wins and you can't run more Qs.
    Yes, just the two wins, but if you were so inclined, no limit on the number of second places.

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    I just saw where a QA2 dog was signed up to run in an event that I'm running in and I thought they were finished once they received QA2.

    I'm not wanting to keep running Q's. My dog hasn't qualified yet, but when / if he does, I will be done at QA2 and move on to the open. No desire to keep running Q's.

    Quote Originally Posted by John Robinson View Post
    Yes, just the two wins, but if you were so inclined, no limit on the number of second places.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ducdogz View Post
    I just saw where a QA2 dog was signed up to run in an event that I'm running in and I thought they were finished once they received QA2.

    I'm not wanting to keep running Q's. My dog hasn't qualified yet, but when / if he does, I will be done at QA2 and move on to the open. No desire to keep running Q's.
    You running the dog ? If so might want to run some AM's first befor opens

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    Quote Originally Posted by ducdogz View Post
    I just saw where a QA2 dog was signed up to run in an event that I'm running in and I thought they were finished once they received QA2.

    I'm not wanting to keep running Q's. My dog hasn't qualified yet, but when / if he does, I will be done at QA2 and move on to the open. No desire to keep running Q's.
    Don't sell the Q too short. It is invaluable experience for both you and your dog. You have a decent chance to run more than just one series, which happens a lot in the AA stakes (one series and out). I was told by a wise person, when I asked "how long do I run the Q?" The answer I got was, "till you win out". I think that is good advice.
    Last edited by wetdog; 03-30-2016 at 08:05 AM.
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