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    Default The least pedigree - the most wins

    This one is for all of you pedigree experts out there.

    Who is the dog (in recent history - say the last 15 years), who had the most success in the competitive dog world, and had the thinnest looking pedigree.

    There has to be some dog out there with title-less parents and grandparents who was a tremendous star. Who was he or she?
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    So do you have an answer or are you phishing?

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    I don't know about the FT game but in HT GRHRCH Buddy Ryan's Jimbo comes to mind. I saw a video recently of the owner telling his story of Jimbo. backyard bred out of dogs with no pedigree (pet dogs or maybe hunting dogs) who kept getting out in the road. He kept one because he was afraid it would get run over. He was a first time trainer I think too. Ended up as one of the most prestigious HRC dogs in history with a a grand title and over 5000 points.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EdA View Post
    So do you have an answer or are you phishing?
    Phishing? I really don't know. I'm sincerely curious.
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    How about GRHRCH UH Buddy Ryans Jimbo MH Here is a link to a vid. There are 5 or 6 parts.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSX6ObUl73U

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    oops. dpate I didn't see your post before I posted.

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    Penny,

    you will have a hard time with getting answers publicly unless the owner of said dog decides to post, specifically referencing FT titled dogs...you question is like a back handed compliment and many will not "insult" another's dog....unless they have an axe to grind.
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    Penny,

    I don't know the answer however I do think it is a legitimate question and am interested in the answer also.


    So which dog came from nothing and rose to the top?


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    Quote Originally Posted by FOM View Post
    Penny,

    you will have a hard time with getting answers publicly unless the owner of said dog decides to post, specifically referencing FT titled dogs...you question is like a back handed compliment and many will not "insult" another's dog....unless they have an axe to grind.
    I certainly didn't mean it with any sort of other intent. I can't see how it could be an insult either - if you've enjoyed success without a huge pedigree, you've done more with less, and proven yourself and your dog's abilities, beyond just letters on a piece of paper.
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    Penny,

    I know your intent was legitimate...it's a good question, but specifically for stud dogs, it's hard enough to title, let alone being a stud dog in a market with a lot of competition...specifically black stud dogs, your dog has to be special and not everyone will appreciate a dog who comes from what someone else might consider a weak pedigree...it's an insult to some and their hard work...hence I doubt many will publicly say anything. It's just human nature...
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