Originally Posted by Dekka
Dekka has laid down runs that were as fast as the BCs running in the higher catagories. Smaller but still powerful dogs can make sharper turns and make up time over taller lighter dogs. Sure some course will be less technical and you you wouldn't be as competative, but on a more technical course, as has been mentioned in this thread, smaller dogs have the advantage.
That's pretty common actually. Off hand I know the fastest run in the Eukanuba finals last year was the winning 8" dog, a mix breed. As stated earlier, the little dogs can run flat out the whole way. Different challenges.