In 1985 the Border Collie Club of GB decided to recognise the most successful dogs of the year in each of six catergories; Puppy Dog, Puppy Bitch, Top Dog, Top Bitch, Top Stud Dog and Top Brood Bitch.
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Points are allocated to dogs over a calendar year as follows:
Class win (qualifying classes) 5 points, CC win 20 points, Reserve CC win 10 points, BOB 2 points, Best Puppy 2 points, Group & Puppy Group points; Grp 1 4 points, Grp 2 3 points, Grp 3 2 points, Grp 4 1 point. BIS win 5 points & Reserve BIS 3 points (Note BIS & Res Bis points do not apply to breed specialist shows).
Note: For top stud dog & brood bitch points are from their progeny.
The full list of places in each category can be viewed <here>