CH. Malagold Augusta's Genuine Article UD, MH, WCX, VCX, DDHOF
(CH. MY Sky Watcher OS SDHF x Malagold's Mimosa)

Levi, born March 30, 2003, was the real deal. A sporting dog through and through, Levi had earned his Master Hunter title with his co-owners Kathryn Newman Bornhofen and David Bornhofen, while at the same time, earning those coveted conformation championship and obedience titles!

Here are a few his highlights:

  • 2004 - Best Puppy Fort Detroit Kennel Club
  • 2004 - March - three point major win, including Best of Opposite award
  • 2004 - April - training for Working Certificate
  • 2004 - September - GRCA National Specialty - earned Working Certificate title; "hammered the marks" with beautiful deliveries to hand
  • 2005 - June - earned Junior Hunter title; completed four for four
  • 2005 - September - completed Senior Hunter title; went four for five with a one whistle water blind on his last test; excellent marking in all tests
  • 2006 - Summer - back in the show ring, earned his remaining single points with Best of Winners and Best of Opposite awards
  • 2006 - August - four point major win, with a Best of Opposite award
  • 2006 - December - a four point major win and another Best of Opposite award to complete his show Championship title
  • 2007 - Summer - working towards his Master Huneter title
  • 2009 - February - earned his CD title with a High In Trial at the International Kennel Club Show Obedience Trial in Chicago, IL
  • 2009 - August - earned his Master Hunter title! Congratulations to Kathryn Newman for this outstanding accomplishment with Levi. This also placed Levi in the GRCA Dual Dog Hall of Fame, which is only given to a dog that has successfull accomplishments in both confrmation and field events.
  • 2009 - September - a Judges Award of Merit honor at the Golden Retriever Club of America National Specialty
  • 2011 - October - GRCA National Specialty - Levi wins the Hunting Dog Class and goes on to compete in the Best of Breed Class, earning his second Judges Award of Merit honor!!

Levi was a dog that did it all whether it was flying around the show ring or leaping into the water to retrieve a bird, earning his Working Certificate before he was 18 months old! This was a dog who lived it all each and every day!

This is Levi the Genuine Article!

CH. Malagold Augusta's Genuine Article UD, MH, WCX, VCX, DDHOF CH. MY Sky Watcher, SDHF, OS CH. Toasty's Dust In The Wind II SDHF OS BIS BISS Am. Can CH. Malagold Storm Warning OS, SDHF

CH. Toasty's Snickers OD SDHF

CH. Briarwood My Hi Flyin Legend SDHF

Am. Can. CH. Pebwin Making The Odds OS

CH. Briarwood Final Legacy OD

Malagold's Mimosa (ptd) CH. Jazzmin Pebwin's Xtravaganz OS

Am. Can. CH. Pebwin Excel Am. Can. CD, OS

Synergold U Jazzmin

BISS CH. Malagold's Beaujolais

CH. Daystar's Tornado Warning OS, SDHF

CH. Malagold Asti Spumante OD

CH. "Brecon" MH WC, Kathryn Newman Bornhofen and CH. "Levi" CDx, MH, WCX, VCX, DDHOF

A Levi Update! (2009)

Kathryn and Levi have earned four of the necessary five qualifying legs towards his Master Hunter Title. This is not an easy feat. A dog that has been recorded by AKC as a Senior Hunter will be recorded as a Master Hunter after having acquired Qualifying scores in the Master Hunting Test at five AKC-licensed or member club Hunting Tests.

On the weekend of August 22nd and 23rd, 2009, Levi and Kathryn earned their fifth qualifying leg and have achieved the honor of having the Master Hunter Title (MH)! This was at the Island View Retriever Club's fall hunt test. We all send huge congratulations to Kathryn and Levi onthis wonderful and amazing accomplishment!

Levi has proven himself to be exactly "what a Golden Retriever should be"!!

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