Recent Happenings at Malagold for 2011!

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Connie with UKC/AKC GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star (Wish) and Laurie DeMoss, Wish's co-owner,
celebrate a new Champion title for Miss Wish under Judge Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine.
We are so proud of our Malagold girls, who follow in the tradition of what a Golden Retriever truly is and can be!

Watch what they, and others, continue to do in 2011!

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What a wonderful year 2010 has turned out to be for all of our Malagold dogs and their families!

There was a new UKC and AKC Champion crowned. Another UKC Best in Show win achieved. Additional Agility titles earned. Rally trophies brought home. Multiple Sweepstakes winners brought home rosettes 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 2011....

Keep an eye on this page to see the Malagold "happenings" for 2011. 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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09-24-2011

Kennel Club of Columbus Indiana
Columbus, IN

Judge:
Ms. Pluis Davern
Group Judge:
Ms. Pluis Davern

On a quick trip to Indiana, JR (Malagold's Straight Up) and Connie pick up the last single point, going Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Breed to finish his Championship title! The Malagold Team then went on to compete in the Sporting Group earning a Group 4 placement!

Finishing with a fourish - it was a great day at Malagold!

07-31-2011

Waukesha Kennel Club
Waukesha, WI

Judge:
Mr. James M. Fankhauser

It was a very HOT day in Wisconsin, but the Malagold kids were COOL and in the ribbons as JR (Malagold's Straight Up) and Connie take Winners Dog and Best of Winners for a 3 point major win from the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class!


JR with Connie at the Waukesha KC show

After a little breather, Connie handles the always spectacular Miss Wish (GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) to a Best of Breed win over a very large entry!

What a fantastic day for Connie and the Malagold crew!

07-17-2011

Battle Creek Kennel Club
Marshall, MI

Judge:
Ms. Linda C. More

It was anotehr great day for JR (Malagold's Straight Up) and Connie, as he goes Winners Dog and Best of Winners for 2 points, from the Bred By Exhibitor Dog Class!

JR is well on his way to that Champion title!

07-16-2011

Kishwaukee Kennel Club
Belvidere, IL

Judge:
Mr. Sam Houston McDonald

It is Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patriot, TDX) having another great day in the show ring, earning the Winners Dog ribbon for another point

A big YAY for Mr. Pat!

07-15-2011

Blackhawk Kennel Club
Belvidere, IL

Judge:
Ms. Joy S. Brewster

Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patriot, TDX) is keeping on track with another win and another point at the Blackhawk Kennel Club show in Belvidere, Illinois, by going Winners Dog and Best of Winners!

Mr. Pat with handler Gwen Meyer - Winners Dog and Best of Winners!!

Way to go, Mr. Pat!

06-19-2011

Little Fort Kennel Club of Waukegan
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Ms. Margaret S. Wilson

It is another great weekend for Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patriot, TDX), who was in the ribbons again, this time with Connie handling him to Winners Dog for a three point major win!!

Mr. Pat and Connie - Winners Dog for a 3 point major win!!

A super day for Mr. Pat!! YAY!!

06-12-2011

Wheaton Kennel Club
Wheaton, IL

Judge:
Mr. Ken J. Murray

Miss Wish's litter brother, Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patriot, TDX) added another point towards that Championship title by going Winners Dog at the Wheaton Kennel Club show on Sunday, June 12th.

Mr. Pat, handled by our friend Kent Meyer, goes Winners Dog at Wheaton Kennel Club!

Way to go, Mr. Pat!!

06-04-2011

Fox River Valley Kennel Club
Woodstock, IL

Judge:
Mrs. Norman (Jean S.) Austin
Group Judge:
Mrs. Norman (Jean S.) Austin

Such an exciting day in Woodstock, Illinois, on Saturday, June 4th, as Geri guides Miss Wish (GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) to a Sporting Group 1 win at the Fox River Valley Kennel Club show!

What a thrill for Team Malagold!!

05-28-2011

Grand Rapids Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Judge:
Mr. James M. Fankhauser

It was JR's (Malagold's Straight Up) turn to be in the Winners circle, as he goes Winners Dog for 2 points, and was selected as the Best Bred By Exhibitor Dog for the day!!

JR and Connie going Winners Dog and Best of Winners under Judge James Fankhauser

And it was another win for Wish (GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) as she earns the rosette for Best of Breed!!

Miss Wish and Connie, going Best of Breed under Judge James Fankhauser

It was a great day for Connie and the Malagold crew!!

05-21-2011

Northern Flyway Golden Retriever Club Specialty Show
Menasha, WI

Judge:
Ms. Cheryl Shaw
Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Susie Rezy

On the second day of the Specialty weekend, the morning Sweepstakes competition was a treat for the Malagold kids, as RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) wins his 9-12 Month Puppy Dog Sweepstakes Class and goes on to be awarded Best in Specialty Puppy Sweepstakes!! What a great win for RC!!

RC and Connie going Best in Puppy Sweepstakes

Completing the day from the regular class judging, it was another win for Wish (GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) as she was again recognized in the Breed ring by going Best of Opposite Sex on this day!!

Miss Wish, with Connie, earning the Best of Opposite Sex honors at the Specialty

It was a wonderful weekend for the Malagold family!!

05-20-2011

Northern Flyway Golden Retriever Club Specialty Show
Menasha, WI

Judge:
Mr. Douglas Windsor
Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Alison Desmarais

It was the first day of a two day Specialty weekend in Wisconsin. And what a great day it was!

The morning Sweepstakes competition was highlighted with a first place ribbon for RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) in his 9-12 Month Puppy Dog Sweepstakes Class. It was also a first place win for Pystol, highlighted with a first place ribbon for Pystol (Malagold's She's A Wild One) in her 9-12 Month Puppy Bitch Sweepstakes Class, and then she goes on to take the Best of Opposite Sex in Puppy Sweepstakes!! Now exciting for the "Rotten" puppies!!

Pystol amd Melissa going Best of Opposite Sex in Sweepstakes at the Specialty

In the regular class judging, it was a huge win for Wish (GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) as she was recognized by going Best of Breed on this day!!

Stoney and Melissa, with Geri and Miss Wish at the NFGRC Specialty

And keeping it in the family, Stoney (UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RE, OA, AXJ, CGC), who was awarded the Select Dog at the specialty, completing his GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP title!!.

A great day for the Malagold crew!!

04-15-2011

Potomac Valley Golden Retriever Club Specialty Show
West Friendship, MD

Judge:
Mr. Douglas R. Holloway
Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Janet Bunce

What a wonderful day at the Potomac Valley Golden Retriever Club Specialty on Friday, April 15, 2011, as RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) attends his first Specialty Show and wins his 9-12 Month Puppy Dog Sweepstakes Class, and takes the first place ribbon in the Regular 9-12 Month Puppy Dog Class. A great showing for the new guy!

Connie then guides JR (Malagold's Straight Up) to a five point major win as he goes Winners Dog from the Bred By Exhibitor Class!!

GCH CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star is also recognized in the Breed ring and was awarded the Select Bitch at the Specialty.

A proud day for the Malagold Family!!

04-09-2011

Saginaw Valley Kennel Club
Birch Run, MI

Judge:
Mr. David Kittredge

It was a thrilling win for Melissa Davis and her very special boy, Stoney (UKC and AKC CH. Malagold's Stone Sour RE, OA, AXJ, CGC), who went Best of Breed over a large Golden Retriever entry at the Saginaw Valley Kennel Club show on Saturday, April 09, 2011.

Stoney and Melissa going Best of Breed under Judge David Kittredge

CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star is now a GRAND CHAMPION - the first Grand Champion title earned at Malagold! Miss Wish earned her new title with a Best of Opposite Sex win next to Stoney in the Breed ring at Saginaw Valley KC!!

Melissa and Stoney with new Grand Champion Miss Wish and Connie

What amazing accomplishments for the Malagold family!!

03-20-2011

Louisville Kennel Club II
Louisville, KY

Judge:
Dr. Donald Sturz, Jr.

On the final day of a great Louisville weekend, Geri and Miss Wish (CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) earn their second rosette for Best of Opposite Sex and another 5 point major win towards her Grand Champion title!

Congratulations to Geri and Miss Wish on the great win under Breeder-Judge Donald Sturz, Jr.

What a great weekend for all the Malagold Girls!!

03-19-2011

Evansville Kennel Club
Louisville, KY

Judge:
Mr. Roland (Hach) Hachtel

Another great day for Geri and the Malagold girls!

Geri and Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme) take first place in the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch class, and continue on to earn the ribbons for Winners Bitch for the five point major win!

Bailey and Connie with Judge Roland Hachtel

This win gives Bailey her CHAMPIONSHIP title! Huge congratulations for Malagold's newest Champion!

03-18-2011

Louisville Kennel Club I
Louisville, KY

Judge:
Mr. Michael Faulkner

Heading off to one of the larget all-breed entires for Golden Retrievers in Louisville, Kentucky, Geri and Miss Wish (CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star) earn the rosette for Best of Opposite Sex and a 5 point major win towards her Grand Champion title at the Louisville Kennel Club show!

Wish and Geri - shown with Judge Michael Faulkner

It was a thrill to have the recognition of Miss Wish under Breeder-Judge Michael Faulkner.

01-30-2011

Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine
Group Judge:
Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine

Saving the best for the last day of the weekend, the silly "Rotten" puppies arrive to their first dog show!

Shown by Melissa Davis, RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) takes the first place ribbon frim the 6-9 Month Puppy Dog class. Geri and Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patriot TDX) again win the Open Dog class, but go Reserve Winners Dog to RC, who gets the honor of Winners Dog and ultimately Best of Winners for his very first point!

RC with Melissa, going Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite!

RC's litter sister, Pystol (Malagold's She's A Wild One) takes the first place ribbon in the 6-9 Month Puppy Bitch class with Melissa again showing her puppy. A second place ribbon in the 12-18 Month Bitch class is earned by Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm)..

Pystol getting her first place ribbon from the 6-9 Mpnth Puppy Bitch class!

Geri takes Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme) into the Bred-By-Exhibitor Bitch class, and wins there, going on to take Winners Bitch for the additional point!

CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star and Geri compete in the Breed class, earning Best of Breed and the outstanding team goes on to earn a Sporting Group 3 placement later that same afternoon!

Wish and Geri - a Sporting Group 3 placement!!

What a fantastic weekend for Geri and Miss Wish, and the Malagold kids!!

01-29-2011

Park Shore Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Mr. Desmond J. Murphy

The second day of the show weekend finds Geri and Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patriot TDX) again earning the Winners Dog and Best of Winners ribbons for two more points!

Mr. Pat with Geri, earning two more points!

Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm) takes a second place ribbon in the 12-18 Month Bitch class and Geri wins the Bred-By-Exhibitor Bitch class for the second day, and goes Reserve Winners Bitch with Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme).

CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star competes in the Breed class, earning Best of Opposite Sex and more Select points towards her Grand Champion title!

It was a wonderful day, with some very nice ribbons and a few points earned!!

01-28-2011

Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Mr. Michael Dachel:

A great weekend began on Friday, in Grayslake, IL, with Geri Gerstner Hart handling the Malagold crew to some very nice wins on the day.

Malagold's Patriot (Mr. Pat) wins the Open Dog class, goes Winners Dog and Best of Winners for two points!

Mr. Pat going Winners Dog and Best of Winners with Geri for two points!

Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm) wins the 12-18 Month Bitch class and Geri wins the Bred-By-Exhibitor Bitch class, and goes Winners Bitch with Bailey (Malagold Bailye's Irish Creme)!

CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star once again shows what these Malagold girls are made of as Geri guides Miss Wish to her first Best of Breed win for 2011!

CH, Malagold's Wish Upon A Star with Geri, and Malagold's Patriot TDX with Kathy Lorentzen -
Best of Breed and Best of Winners respectively at the Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club show in January, 2011.

Way to go for Geri and the entire Malagold crew!!

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!!

Stoney and Connie - 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!!

CH. Malagold's Wish Upon A Star (r), pictured above with her proud
Papa, Malagold's Raise The Flag, who was on hand to watch his
little girl earn her Championship title that day!!

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....

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