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    Senior Member Ted Shih's Avatar
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    Default Let's Hear for the Old Campaigners

    This past weekend

    Rudy, Charles Bearden's 10 year old male won the Am at North Texas
    Mars, Maury Smith's 10 year old male won the Am at Piney Woods
    Pinky, Maury's 10 year old female Jammed the Am at Piney Woods
    As did Zowie, my 10 year old male

    May they and all the other old campaigners have another productive season
    Competition does not build character - It reveals it.

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    AFC Freeridin Maserati (Double Header Winner)
    FC/AFC Freeridin Miss Kitty (Qualified for 2015 NRC and 2016 NARC)


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    Congratulations!!!! Way to Go!!!!

    Bill & Micki
    But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
    Jeremiah 29 :31

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    I love it.
    Kevin Walker

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    Thank you judges who score Style, you are preserving Desire!

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    Carl Boteze's nine year old Earl won the Am at Shrewsbury and now has AFC in front of his name, plus Brad Bowyer's nine year old Minnie has won two back to back Ams.
    Let's hear it for the seniors!
    Don't bother to just be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
    William Faulkner

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    It's always cool to watch those old dogs run. I remember Scanner, who had seen so many set ups, that even as his eyes grew old, he knew where the birds were placed just by experience. And with over 95+ AA points, he definitely had experience.

    FC Tribute to Justice, JH "Honor"
    FC AFC Contempt of Court "Ruckus"
    Medal Of Honor, QAA "Valor"
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    Feb. 19, 2002 - Aug. 14, 2014
    HRCH Niki Snowbird, SH, QAA "Niki"
    July 22, 2001 - May 11, 2015
    Southland Order In the Court, QAA "Gavel" July 17, 2002- March 24, 2013
    Southland Rusty Nail - derby points, qual placements "Rusty"
    Disoderly Conduct "Chaos" -qual placements

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    That's pretty awesome. AFC Northstar's Bittersweet Business, "Abby", owned by my friend Betsy McCracken here in Alaska, won a double header last year at 10 1/2 years old. I like watching the old ones, they might be a little slower, but they just go out and do it. Or in Abby's case, trot out!
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    Copper's Darlin' Rascal "Spanky" QA2
    Spanky's Darlin Rascal "Wheezy"

    Yellow dogs rule the world!

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    Congratulations to all! Awesome that they are fit and doing what they love in their senior years!

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    There was a man with a yellow dog named Boo from Missouri with now 4,295 Championship points in the HRC this weekend who only needs a pass in New Hampshire to have ran and finished a finished test in every state! I believe she was nearing her 12th birthday. They were both weak in the knees, but going like they were 21 again.

    He said that the dr told him he needed both knees replaced now, but he wasn't going to until boo stops running.
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    Senior Member duckster's Avatar
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    I saw them too. It was a very sweet thing to watch. I don't recall that girl skipping a beat.

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    Add to that list of this weekend's Old time Achievers

    Clint Joyner's Girlie 10YO - Am Win and Open RJ (did that qualify her for nat Am, Suspect so.)

    Little Man 11 YO Am RJ and believe he is already qualified for the Nat Am

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