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#1 Little Bo Boop

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 11:47 AM

Wow, our Texas teams are doing really well in the Nursery class. Very proud of them all!

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 06:52 AM

I've been keeping up with the runs (scores posted) on the Bluegrass open runs. Seems lots of runs went south on the fetch. Anyone there, or who has been, know why? Or, is it just the luck of the (sheep) draw? Seems like it's hard work out there..... My brow beads a bit just thinking of it...
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Posted 13 May 2010 - 08:41 AM

Gooooooo Shep!!!!!

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 11:08 AM

Gooooooo Shep!!!!!

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Ditto! And goooo, Nick and Jing! (Shep pups and littermates of my Joss.) :-)

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 11:14 AM

I've been keeping up with the runs (scores posted) on the Bluegrass open runs. Seems lots of runs went south on the fetch. Anyone there, or who has been, know why? Or, is it just the luck of the (sheep) draw? Seems like it's hard work out there..... My brow beads a bit just thinking of it...

I read a comment somewhere about the sheep wanting to get back to their buddies at the set out..
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Posted 13 May 2010 - 04:46 PM

Thanks Laura- I asked a former judge, and he mentioned that there is a very strong draw back to the holding pens, and if you got a good lift, that didn't mean you were safe, at all, on the fetch.
Good luck to everyone who runs!

I read a comment somewhere about the sheep wanting to get back to their buddies at the set out..
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Posted 14 May 2010 - 10:19 PM

I've been keeping up with the runs (scores posted) on the Bluegrass open runs. Seems lots of runs went south on the fetch. Anyone there, or who has been, know why? Or, is it just the luck of the (sheep) draw? Seems like it's hard work out there..... My brow beads a bit just thinking of it...


The sheep, the distance, the topography, not enough dog, the heat, gripping, going off course, not trusting the dog to read the sheep, not helping the dog...that's some of what I'm hearing as I scribe for the judges. Of course it's hard to attribute the cause for a call of DQ, especially on a fetch, to a single factor.

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Posted 14 May 2010 - 10:36 PM

The judges are calling people off if the run seems stalled. In one stretch yesterday the judges called off 7 out of 8 handlers because of some kind of stalled fetch - and they almost called off the 8th one. It's rather different from last year when most of the DQs came from grips and the like. In the second round more handlers are retiring when the fetch stalls rathervthan being called off (or so it seems- I didn't check that against scores).

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 03:19 PM

If there's a page with the runs listed in scoring order, I didn't see it. So, since I'm having a hard time with the 7 pt font size and scrolling up and down trying to compare 100+ runs, I threw everything into an Excel spreadsheet. Thought I'd share the top 30 so far (107 runs have been posted as of the time I pulled them). If this is redundant info, please point me to the page where I could have easily seen this! :rolleyes: (Sorry for the spacing making it a little hard to read, I don't know how to fix that.)


HANDLER DOG Outrun Lift Fetch Drive Shed Pen Total Day 1 Combined

Tesdahl, Linda (MD) Big Bend Ryan 16 8.5 19.5 27.5 10 10 91.5 76 167.5
Bailey, Debbie (GA) Ben 18 9.5 16.5 28.5 9.5 0 82 74 156
Williams, Dick (PA) Lass 17.5 8 15 26.5 6 9.5 82.5 72.5 155
Bailey, Hubert (GA) Jim 20 10 17 20.5 8.5 4.5 80.5 74 154.5
Fogt, Linda (OH) Mickey 18.5 10 9.5 21 7 8 74 80 154
Holland, Vergil (KY) Brooke 20 10 6.5 27 8.5 7 79 69 148
Kawalec, Kathy (IL) Maya 17 8.5 8 23.5 6 10 73 75 148
Lad, Lyle (OH) Shep 14 2 6 26 3 7 58 89.5 147.5
Arrendale, Ken (GA) Belle 20 10 9.5 19.5 7 T 66 81 147
Schreeder, Marianna (GA) Penny 20 10 17.5 24 10 0 81.5 65.5 147
Tesdahl, Linda (MD) Suede 17.5 10 17 27 6.5 8 86 60.5 146.5
Swanke, Joni (ND) Griz 20 10 17.5 27 2 T 76.5 69.5 146
Riley, Chuck Moss 20 9.5 17 24 8 7 85.5 59.5 145
Chambers, Chris (IN) Mollie 20 8.5 15 20.5 8 9.5 81.5 63 144.5
Palmer, Ann (PA) Dot 19.5 10 16.5 25 6 9.5 86.5 57.5 144
Boyce, Dawn (GA) Slim 15 6.5 5 22 10 6.5 65 78.5 143.5
Lambert, Beverly (CT) Mirk 20 8 7.5 23.5 10 3 72 71 143
Penatzer, Dee (NC) Craig 20 9.5 12 17 7 6.5 72 68.5 140.5
Glen, Jennifer (ALB) Hemp 19.5 10 16 23 4.5 T 73 64 137
Fogt, Linda (OH) Annie 20 9.5 13 28 7.5 10 88 48 136
MacRae, Patricia (MO) Max 20 10 4.5 15.5 5 T 55 80.5 135.5
Valley, Jim (MI) Lita 20 9.5 6.5 24 1.5 4.5 66 69 135
Swanke, Joni (ND) Lew 16 7 7 20.5 10 5 65.5 67 132.5
Haithcox, Anet (NC) Dod 15 5.5 11.5 22 10 T 64 66.5 130.5
Henry, Christine (VA) Tweed 19 10 15.5 21.5 4 T 70 59.5 129.5
Thompson, Mary (ONT) Coal 20 10 15 21 7 6 79 50 129
Sharp, David (PA) Dol 18 8 16 25 5.5 T 72.5 56 128.5
Washer, Bob (KY) Briggs 19.5 9.5 6 8.5 8.5 3.5 55.5 67 122.5

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#10 Cynthia P

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 03:27 PM

Thanks Megan, that is helpful...i'm having a bet with myself what the cutoff will be...I'm thinking 144 or 145; that is way better than scrolling up and down!

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 06:13 PM

Thanks Megan, that is helpful...i'm having a bet with myself what the cutoff will be...I'm thinking 144 or 145; that is way better than scrolling up and down!


144.5, with a tiebreaker needed - I think you won your bet!

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 06:37 PM

Here are top 30 combined (Day 2 plus Day 1 = Combined)

# HANDLER DOG Total Day 1 Combined
1 Glen, Scott (ALB) Don 87 86.5 173.5
2 Tesdahl, Linda (MD) Big Bend Ryan 91.5 76 167.5
3 Bailey, Debbie (GA) Ben 82 74 156
4 Williams, Dick (PA) Lass 82.5 72.5 155
5 Bailey, Hubert (GA) Jim 80.5 74 154.5
6 Fogt, Linda (OH) Mickey 74 80 154
7 Hickenbottom, Allen (IL) Vic 85.5 63 148.5
8 Holland, Vergil (KY) Brooke 79 69 148
9 Kawalec, Kathy (IL) Maya 73 75 148
10 Lad, Lyle (OH) Shep 58 89.5 147.5
11 Arrendale, Ken (GA) Belle 66 81 147
12 Schreeder, Marianna (GA) Penny 81.5 65.5 147
13 Tesdahl, Linda (MD) Suede 86 60.5 146.5
14 Swanke, Joni (ND) Griz 76.5 69.5 146
15 Riley, Chuck Moss 85.5 59.5 145
16 Chambers, Chris (IN) Mollie 81.5 63 144.5
17 Jagger-Williams, Cheryl (PA) Spot 86.5 58 144.5
18 Palmer, Ann (PA) Dot 86.5 57.5 144
19 Boyce, Dawn (GA) Slim 65 78.5 143.5
20 Lambert, Beverly (CT) Mirk 72 71 143
21 Penatzer, Dee (NC) Craig 72 68.5 140.5
22 Glen, Jennifer (ALB) Hemp 73 64 137
23 Fogt, Linda (OH) Annie 88 48 136
24 MacRae, Patricia (MO) Max 55 80.5 135.5
25 Valley, Jim (MI) Lita 66 69 135
26 Swanke, Joni (ND) Lew 65.5 67 132.5
27 Haithcox, Anet (NC) Dod 64 66.5 130.5
28 Henry, Christine (VA) Tweed 70 59.5 129.5
29 Thompson, Mary (ONT) Coal 79 50 129
30 Sharp, David (PA) Dol 72.5 56 128.5

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 07:01 PM

144.5, with a tiebreaker needed - I think you won your bet!


Where are you getting that 144.5 number? Is that the final cutoff? There are no updates on the scores on the BG site for a few hours.
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Posted 15 May 2010 - 07:26 PM

Where are you getting that 144.5 number? Is that the final cutoff? There are no updates on the scores on the BG site for a few hours.


It was on the board under the tent - though I should say unofficial, they'll announce tonight. I talked to the handler with the 144.5, he was certain.

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 07:32 PM

Thanks. I'm home now and couldn't find out what the final scores were.
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Posted 15 May 2010 - 07:43 PM

Wow, no Alasdair and no Tommy....

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#17 Denise Wall

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 07:45 PM

Wow, no Alasdair and no Tommy....

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I think they both got in. They never finished updating the scores on the site. Someone told me they were in.
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Posted 15 May 2010 - 08:04 PM

Hmmmm...well that doesn't jibe with the 144.5 cut off, so I guess we'll just have to wait until someone updates the web site.

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Posted 15 May 2010 - 08:24 PM

The last four to get in hadn't run by the time Elizabeth got those scores, I think. In any case, Macrae, Wilson, Enzeroth and Dimit are in. Chris Chambers is the handler at the cutoff. The scores are posted now.
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Posted 15 May 2010 - 08:58 PM

I missed the late afternoon runs and was really disappointed to see Annie Palmer and Dot had dropped off the bottom of the board for tomorrow. What a nice dog and it was so much fun being around someone so excited to have done well. :rolleyes: I'd have loved to see her run again.
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