Welcome--This weblog on the 2008 National is courtesy of Retriever News. Vickie Lamb will be posting news, views and color...it's our sincere hope you'll enjoy our blog. This site will have updates beginning Sunday, November 9--Good luck to all contestants. With 105 entries strong out of 116 qualified, this is a big National Open field of teams. We'll bring the excitement of this stake to you as we dwindle down throughout the week to someone's field of dreams...stay tuned.