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Re: 3 hours
Posted by Paul garrett on 6/25/2020, 2:54 pm, in reply to "3 hours
back in the early 1900s they actually ran a 4 hour trial! Starting fields were pretty small.
Is the 3 hour dog passe'? With the change in the ffa format to one and a half hours, there is only the National Ch at 3 hours. The Continental is 1 hour and 50 minutes now. Many dogs don't finish at grand junction, handlers picking up if they don't feel they aren't in the race. So where is the Big incentive to breed or condition for 3 hours? Plus a dog needs to recover from a 3 hour heat.