Recent Happenings at Malagold for 2010!

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Clint Livingston with CH. Malagold Augusta's Genuine Article CD, MH, WC (Levi)
and Connie with UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour, RE OA AXJ CGC (Stoney)
as Judge Jeffrey Pepper awards both dogs Judges Awards of Merit at the 2009 GRCA National Specialty.
Levi and Stoney exemplify what a Golden Retriever truly is and can be!

Watch what they, and others, continue to do in 2010!

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What a wonderful year 2009 has turned out to be for all of our Malagold dogs and their families!

There was a new UKC Champion crowned. Another Best in Show win achieved. Additional Agility titles earned. Rally trophies brought home. Multiple Sweepstakes winners brought home rosettes, including the veterans!

There were two Judges Awards of Merit rosettes earned in the Breed competition at the GRCA National, a Master Hunter title achieved and multiple Tracking titles added.

And there were new puppies to play with and get ready for the show ring.

it was a very grand year for the Malagold Family. And more to come in 2010....

Keep an eye on this page to see the Malagold "happenings" for 2010. It should be an exciting year!

We enjoy hearing from all of you and will continue to acknowledge all of the varied activities and accomplishments of our extended Malagold family of dogs!

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12-04-2010

Ingham County Kennel Club
East Lansing, MI

Judge:
Ms. Judy Taylor
Group Judge:
Ms. Judy Taylor

This was a fantastic win for Stoney (UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RE, OA, AXJ, CGC), on December 4, 2010, as he earns the Best of Breed honors over a very nice Golden entry and going on to earn a Sporting Group 3 rosette!!

What a huge thrill for the Malagold Family!

At the same show, Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme) earns two points towards her Championship title by going Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite Sex to Stoney, while Miss Snow (Malagold's Let It Snow RE) took Reserve Winners Bitch honors!

A big "WooHoo" for the Malaogld crew!!

11-06-2010

Marion Kennel Club
Fort Wayne, IN

Judge:
Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine

And Miss Wish is inthe ribbons again, earning the ribbons for Winners Bitch and Best of Winners for a 4 point Major win and completes her CHAMPIONSHIP Title!!

Congratulations to Wish's co-owner, Laurie DeMoss, on her new Champion girl - what a thrill. And we could not "Wish" for anything better than a day like today!!

Way to go. Miss Wish!!

11-04-2010

La Porte County Kennel Club
Fort Wayne, IN

Judge:
Mr. Eugene Blake

It was Miss Wish (Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) on this day who goes Winners Bitch for a 3 point Major win!!


Miss Wish and Connie

Let's keep an eye on this girl....

10-10-2010

Tracking Club of Vermont
Danby, VT

Tracking Judges:.
Mr. Ray Desmarais
Mr. Michael A. Clemens

Malagold's Winter Storm Fairy adds the "X" to her current TD title after completing the track laid for her in the Tracking Excellent competition.

Winnie and her handler/owner, Kathy Goodman, successfully ignoring both crosstracks, twice crossing the two-lane dirt road, encountering an additional road crossing, traversing through high cover and woods, Winnie captured the coveted TDX title in a time of twenty minutes flat!

Congratulations to Winnie, TDX!! What an amazing accomplishment for this outstanding team!

09-18-2010

Grand Rapids Agility Club
Kentwood, MI

Judge:
Mr. Daniel P. McDonald

Another title for Hemi - Malagold's Fast Cars 'N Freedom RN, OA, OAJ - as she adds the Novice Fast (NF) agility title to her list of accomplishments!!

Don't take your eyes off Hemi, as she is adding these titles faster than we can post her results!

Way to go Hemi, and huge congrats to her owner/handler, Melissa Davis!

07-10-2010

Ann Arbor Kennel Club
Monroe, MI

Breed Judge:
Dr. Donald Sturz, Jr.
Group Judge:
Mr. Norman L. Patton

It was a very special day for a special boy, as Stoney (UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RE, OA, AXJ, CGC) earns the Best of Breed ribbon!

Stoney then goes on to another Group placements, earning a fourth place rosette from tthe Sporting Group!

It was another exciting day for Stoney! And we are so thrilled! Special thank you to Pete Stager for handling Stoney to these nice wins on this day.

05-28-2010

Holland Michigan Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Lisa Warren

Thank you to Phyllis Cox today for handling our Big Flag daughter to her win at the Holland Michigan Kennel Club show!

It was Miss Wish (Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) who was Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex for 2 points on this day!

Phyllis and Wish presented a very pretty picture and were rewarded with the Winners ribbons!

05-23-2010

Genesee County Kennel Club
Corunna, MI

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Lei Taft
Sporting Group Judge:
Mrs. Lorraine Boutwell

What a wonderful day at the dog show!

Once again, Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme) earns the honors of Winners Bitch and takes the point!

And in the Breed competition, Stoney (UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RE, OA, AXJ, CGC) earns the Best of Breed ribbon!


Stoney and Bailey - in the ribbons!

But the day just gets better, as it is in the Sporting Group competition where Stoney brings it home - a Sporting Group One win for the Malagold boy!!

What a great way to end a day at the dog show! Way to go, Stoney!!

05-15/16-2010

White River Golden Retriever Specialty Club Weekend
Lebanon, IN

Breed Judge (Day 1):
Mrs. Katherine Gosling
Breed Judge (Day 2):
Mrs. Helen Dorrance

It was a great weekend for the Malagold Crew as they attended the White River Golden Retriever Club Specialty weekend held in Lebanon, Indiana (May 15 and 16).

On the first day, UKC GRCH and CAN/AM CH Malagold's Wave To The Flag (Flag Jr) earned a Judges Award of Merit while competing in the Best of Breed class. He also was awarded the "Select Dog" honors, which gave him his first major points towards the new AKC Grand Championship title!

The second day of competition was even more exciting, as our little Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme) earned a 5 point major win by going Winners Bitch from the American Bred Bitch class! And topping his accomplishment from the previous day, Flag Jr wins Specialty Best of Breed honors on the day!

What a fun weekend for the entire Malagold rew!! Congratulations to everyone!

05-02-2010

Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County
Birch Run, MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Douglas A, Johnson

It was the second day of shows for the Malagold Crew.

Malagold's Rain Storm (Rain) was again shown in the Puppy Bitch 6-9 Month Class and won another first place ribbon!

Wish, a Big Flag daughter, put in another fantastic performance, and Malagold's Wish Upon A Star was Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Breed. today! And with a very exciting Best of Opposite Sex win going to Flag Jr (UKC GRCH and CAN/AM CH Malagold's Wave To The Flag), a Big Flag son, it was another great day for the Malagold kids!


Wish takes the points and the Breed, and Rain earns the Reserve Winners ribbon!

Malagold is very proud of the accomplishments of the Big Flag kids! Congratulations to everyone on a wonderful weekend!

05-01-2010

Progressive Dog Club of Wayne County
Birch Run, MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Jay Richardson

Hanging around in Michigan for a dog shw can be a really fun thing to do and that was the plan for this weekend. And what a good plan it was!

Malagold's Rain Storm (Rain) was shown in the Puppy Bitch 6-9 Month Class and won first place!

Then it was Wish's turn in the ring, and Malagold's Wish Upon A Star was Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite Sex, earning another point towards her Championship title!

This was a very nice way to begin the weekend!

04-24-2010

Terre Haute Kennel Club
Terre Haute, IN

Breed Judge:
Ms. Nancy E. Talbot

A second day in Terre Haute and another good day for the Malagold youngsters!

Malagold's Straight Up (JR) takes the Reserve Winners Dog ribbon for the day. But it was Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme (Bailey), representing the Malagold Girls very proudly from the Bred By Exhibitor Class, who goes Winners Bitch and brings the points home!


Connie with Bailey - in the ribbons!

The Malagold kids are enjoying their weekend!

04-23-2010

Bloomington Indiana Kennel Club
Terre Haute, IN

Breed Judge:
Mr. Jamie Hubbard

It was an amazing win for Malagold's Straight Up (JR), who was Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Breed today (over Specials, too!) for his first point!! All this for the youngster coming out of the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class!


JR going Best of Breed for his first point!

How exciting for one of the Malagold Kids!!

04-11-2010

Saginaw Valley Kennel Club
Birch Run, MI

Breed Judge:
Mr. Dana P. Cline
Sporting Group Judge:
Mr. Robert Slay

What a great day it was in Michigan, where the girls showed the boys how it is done!

Malagold's Rain Storm was shown in her first dog show and handily won the Puppy Bitch 6-9 Month Class!

Next up was Malagold's Wish Upon A Star who earned her first points - a 3 point MAJOR win by going Winners Bitch, Best of Winners AND Best of Breed over specials!

Our beautiful girl went on to compete in the Sporting Group and took home the rosette for a GROUP THREE placement!

What an outstanding accomplishment for our girls! Who could ever "Wish" for anything better than that!!

04-03-2010

Kalamazoo Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Rally Judge:
Mr. Amede A. DeCruydt, Jr.

Stoney is having fun in the Rally competition and has completed the requirements for his latest title - Rally Excellent!! As usual, Stoney completed his title in the ribbons, earning a Fourth place rosette and the title on the same day!

The handsome man of the hour - UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RE, OA, AXJ, CGC. We can hardly wait to see what he does next!

04-02-2010

Kalamazoo Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Rally Judge:
Mr. Amede A. DeCruydt, Jr.

Sunshine and her owner, Deb Caukin, had a wonderful day as Sunshine completed the final leg of her Rally Advanced Excellent title today. And what an amazing accomplishment this is for Sunshine and Deb!!

Upon completion of the Rally Excellent title for Sunshine, Deb and Sunshine continued further in the Rally competition in order to earn the highest Rally title available - the Rally Advanced Excellent. In order to do this, qualifying scores needed to be accumulated from BOTH the Rally Advanced B class and the Rally Excellent B class ON THE SAME DAY in order to earn the Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE) title. These wins had to be accomplished at 10 separate licensed or member rally trials.

What dedication by this team in order to accomplish such a goal. And they did it!! Congratulations to Deb and Sunshine - Malagold's Country Sunshine, RAE!

03-21-2010

Louisville Kennel Club
Louisville, KY

Breed Judge:
Mrs. Suzanne Hemminger

It was a long drive to Louisville and very worth the time, as the Malagold gang had fun in Kentucky!

Malagold's Straight Up (JR) - first place in 9-12 Month Puppy Dog Class

Malagold's Single Kiss (Singer) - first place in the 12-18 Month Puppy Bitch Class

Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme (Bailey) - first place in the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class and Reserve Winners Bitch to a nice major

And we cannot leave out the BIG BOY -

UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RA, OA, AXJ, CGC - Stoney - takes Best of Breed over an entry of 90 total Goldens!!

Way to go, Stoney!! A great Breed win at the Kentucky Cluster! And a great showing by all the Malagold kids!

 

01-23-2010

Winnegamie Dog Club
Oshkosh, WI

Breed Judge:
Maureen Shaughnessy D.V.M

It was a fun weekend trip to Wisconsin and Rocky (UKC GRCH/AKC CH. Malagold's On The Rocks) had a turn back in the ring. With Geri guiding him, he earned Best of Breed honors on the day!

Nice to see Rocky and Geri back in the ring! Congratulations on a nice win!


Geri Hart with Rocky, earning Best of Breed honors at Winnegamie Dog Club

10-25-2009

Golden Retriever Club of America
National Specialty
Enid, OK

Breed Judge:
Mr. Jeffrey Pepper
Sweepstakes Judge:
Mrs. Pamela Oxenberg

It is what we all look forward to every year, and this year was no exception! It was a long drive for Geri and Connie, and the Malagold crew brought an exceptionally wonderful showing to the National this year bringing home some lovely wins!

Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme) - second place in the Puppy Sweepstakes 15-18 Month Bitch class. A very nice placement out of an entry of thirteen!

Levi (CH. Malagold Augusta's Genuine Article CD, MH, WC ) - wins the Hunting Retriever Dog Class! How exciting for Kathryn and Levi to win this class at the National Specialty! This takes Levi back into the ring for the Best of Breed competition.

So on to the Best of Breed competition which includes
- Flag Jr
(UKC GRCH and CAN/AM CH Malagold's Wave To The Flag)
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Stoney (UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RA, OA, AXJ)
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and of course, Levi.


Stoney, with Connie and judge, Jeffrey Pepper competing in the
Best of Breed ring at the GRCA National, October 28th, 2009

All three of the Malagold boys make it to the final cut out of a grand total of approximately 114 dogs and bitches, with Levi and Stoney each earning a Judges Award of Merit. What an honor having two JAMs from the GRCA National this year!


Judge Jeffrey Pepper, Clint Livingston with Levi,
and Levi's owner, Kathryn Newman Bornhoffen

It is such a privilege to have these outstanding Golden Retrievers as representatives and members of our Malagold family! We could not be prouder of each and every one of them!

 

10-11-2009

Tracking Club of Vermont
Danby, VT

Judges:
Mr. Michael A. Clemens
Ms. Ilene Morgan

It was a beautiful day in Danby, Vermont, with the dramatic backdrop of Mt. Tabor framing the valley.

Malagold's Winter Storm Fairy begins her tracking test, leading the way! Winnie, and her owner, Kathy Goodman, run the 450 yard test track in five minutes without hesitation

Winnie completes a perfect run, earning her Tracking Dog title, and celebrate the end of her track with an exuberant roll in the grasses!!

Winnie, TD, is ready for the next adventure!

What a great accomplishment for Winnie and Kathy!

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