Posted Date: November 7, 2006
A review by running order.
The veteran dogs and their handlers took to the field and showed that they still had the stuff that made them great. Listed below is a review of each handler's run.
8" Review in running order:
First was Anne Platt and her PW Corgi, Acie. These former Grand Prix finalists had a great solid run to start things off and finished with a 40.84.
Second was Deborah Auzenne and her Papillion, Junior. They had faults on the A-frame and dogwalk but finished with a 53.35.
Third was Nancy Louise Jones and her Toy Fox Terrier, Tigger Too. These 2001 Grand Prix Champions had a super run finishing with a 40.56.
Fourth was Tom Kula and his JRT, Chewbacca. They took to the course and ran a solid round finishing with a 51.03.
1. Nancy Louis Jones and Tigger Too 40.56
2. Anne Platt and Acie 40.84
3. Tom Kula and Chewbacca 51.03
12" Review in running order:
First was Lynn Harris and her JRT, Ace. They had a nice run to start the 12" class and finished with a 56.47.
Second was Carolyn Hess and her Cocker Spaniel, Rocko. They screamed around the course with a fast running dogwalk and had a time of 38.90.
Third was Leslie Vassall and her Mixed Breed, Olio. A really nice run for this team and they finished with a 46.07.
Fourth was Kathy Leggett and her Sheltie, Heather. Kathy, a Grand Prix Champion in 1997, ran a great round with Heather and finished with a 43.07.
1. Carolyn Hess and Rocko 38.90
2. Kathy Leggett and Heather 43.07
3. Leslie Vassell and Olio 46.07
16" Review in running order:
First was Jill Card and her BC, Fey. They tore around the course and had a good run with a fault at the weave poles, but finished with a 41.77.
Second was Jeremy Gerhard and his Aussie, Spyder. They were solid throughout the course and finished with a 36.91.
Third was Jim Basic and his BC, Wicked. Wicked was the 2000 Grand Prix Champion. They put in a flawless run and finished with a 34.57.
Fourth was Elizabeth Evans and her Polish Lowland Sheepdog, Mosely. A fun and fast run, they missed a weave pole that earned them an elimination. They finished with a 38.05.
Fifth was Sarah Johnson and her BC, Cruiser. This team put in a solid round with smooth handling and finished with a 34.37.
Sixth was Nancy Gyes and her BC, Riot. These former Grand Prix Champions in 1999 and 2001 had a great run. They had a near miss at the teeter, but avoided a run by and hung on to finish with a 33.76.
1. Nancy Gyes and Riot 33.76
2. Sarah Johnson and Crusier 34.37
3. Jim Basic and Wicked 34.57
22" Review in running order:
First was Laura Elkins and her BC, Dakota. They started off the class nicely with a great run, finishing with a 38.23.
Second was Candy Gaiser and her Lurcher, Pivot. They had a fast round and put in a great time of 37.90.
Third was Chris Libs and her Belgian Shepherd, Sky. They had a super round going but missed a weave pole and got a 5-fault penalty. They finished with a 42.54.
Fourth was Mary Ann Wurst and her Aussie, Cooper. This team had a super run and really moving. They finished with a 37.13.
Fifth was Candy Gaiser and her Foxhound, Holly Wog. At almost 14 years of age, Wog still showed she's a player and had a great run. They finished with a 39.46.
Sixth was Debbie Spence and her BC, Tristen. They had a nice start and were really cooking, but they had an unfortunate bar down at #13 and 5 faults. They finished with a 35.09.
1. Mary Ann Wurst and Cooper 37.19
2. Candy Gaiser and Pivot 37.90
3. Laura Elkins and Dakota 38.23