Will a FT titled dog win WRC or a HT titled dog or a HT titled dog that is QAA or AFC titled........ Why?
There are only TWO dogs entered with field trial titles, that do not have a hunt test title.Sundown49 aka Otey B said:Will a FT titled dog win WRC or a HT titled dog or a HT titled dog that is QAA or AFC titled........ Why?
That's a great point Paul. Big Abbydawg went 9 deep at the '03 National Open, of course she was being ran by a better handler than me. :lol:paul young said:i would think that dog/handler teams with experience in week-long tests would have an edge. MN and Grand dogs, or FT dogs who have run deep into a national , for example.
It is going to be typical of what we would expect in a regular event in the respective venues. Except these judges will give a numerical score to each dog's work immediately after they run.Lanier Fogg said:The key is how are marks judged? For instance are there rules peculiar to this event which in essence would grade a nice quick handle higher than a moderate hunt? Does anyone know how the work is graded?
That whole thing about field trial dogs being overcharged and to wound up needs to be on Mythbusters. It would be BUSTED.Gene said:The HT series could give the FT dogs only fits- lots of duck calling up close, guns shot multiple times from the line, and close birds- my thoughts are many FT dogs will be so charged up during the week of tests that the short marks will become more difficult.