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Thread: Going to watch a FT this weekend.....what do I need to know?

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    Default Going to watch a FT this weekend.....what do I need to know?

    Heading up to Portland tomorrow to watch the derby portion of the FT at Sauvie Island. What are the do's and the do not's? Don't want to do something stupid

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    A nice chair, and some drinks. Try to go over to another stake if they have more than one going on. Most handlers are going to wear white when they are handling their dog so it would be a good idea if you wore something darker if possible.

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    Seriously, do not wear white. But do go and enjoy the dog work.
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    Beer.

    Bubba and Paul may be there.


    After the trial throw your wallet out the window so you get the full thrill.


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    Just for the record I have very fine dogs. Some of the best in the whole country....or at least on my own block anyhow.

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    how late in the afternoon do they normally run?

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    Till cocktail time or dark. Which ever comes first.

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    Heck I'm the Marshall for our Derby tomorrow and already excited with these comments.
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    Wear your sunday best and pretend your rich. You will fit right in.
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    Just be sure that you do wear dark clothing or you will be ask to leave the gallery. The only ones in white are the handlers. Too, depending on the set up you may not get to see alot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yellow machine View Post
    Wear your sunday best and pretend your rich. You will fit right in.
    Or wear what you are comfortable in and you will still fit right in....

    From Wikipedia:

    Envy can be defined as a resentful emotion which "occurs when a person lacks another's (perceived) superior quality, achievement or possession and wishes that the other lacked it."[1]
    Bertrand Russell said that envy was one of the most potent causes of unhappiness.[2] Not only is the envious person rendered unhappy by his envy, but they also wish to inflict misfortune on others.
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