Recent Happenings at Malagold for 2012!

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Connie with Malagold's Rain Storm, our Stormy and Sweetie daughter,
starting out the 2012 show year with a winning weekend in Illinois and on her way to her Championship title!

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 2012!

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The 2011 year at Malagold had many fantastic honors and wins!

Miss Wish had a spectacular year, with Sporting Group wins and placements and multiple Best of Breed wins, including Specialty Breed wins! This led to Miss Wish being the first Grand Champion at Malagold!

Stoney followed suit, earning his Grand Championship title with multiple Best of Breed wins!

Bailey and JR brought home their AKC Championship titles over the summer!

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

And of course, 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 2012....

Keep an eye on this page to see the Malagold "happenings" for 2012. It should be another 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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12-08/09-2012

United Kennel Club Weekend
Kalamazoo, MI


The Malagold Family had a wonderful weekend at the United Kenel Club weekend of shows - two shows each day - and they brough home plenty of BLING!!

December 08, 2012:
- Ray is Best Male @ shows 1 and 2, and Best of Winners @ show 2. This makes Ray is now a UKC Champion!!  
- Meissa is Best Female @ shows 1 and 2, and Best of Winners @ show 1
- Smooch is 1st place in his class @ shows 1 and 2
- Frosty is Altered Best Female @ shows 1 and 2. She is also Best of Breed @ show 2 and Reserve Best in Show
- Frosty is now a New UKC Champion!!
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Rumor is Best Golden Retriever Puppy in Show @ shows 1 and 2, and earns Best Puppy in Show @ show 2!!

December 09, 2012:
- Schemer is Best Male @ shows 1 and 2, and Best of Winners @ show 2
- Schemer is Best of Breed, Gun Dog Group 1 @ show 2  He earns Best in Show @ show 2!!
- Smooch earns 1st place @ show 1 and 2, and goes Reserve Best Female @ show 2
- Messia is Best Female @ show 1 and 2, and Best of Winners @ show 1
- Rain is Reserve Champion @ show 2
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Frosty earns 1st place in Altered Champion class and is Best of Breed in Altered. 
- Frosty goes on to earn Reserve Best in Show @ shows 1 and 2!!
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Rumor is Best Golden Retriever Puppy @ shows 1 and 2, and goes on to win Best Puppy in Show @ show 1!!


Melissa with Schemer - his first show and first Best in Show win at the UKC show weekend!


Klaranne with Frosty - earning the Reserve Best in Show rosette at the UKC show weekend!


Melissa with Baby Rumor - winning Best Puppy in Show at the UKC show weekend!

What a fantastic weekend for the Malagold Crew!!

12-02-2012

Ingham County Kennel Club
East Lansing, MI

Judge:
Mr. James Fankhauser

It was a special day for Little Ray (Malagold's Tanqueray) as after taking some time off, he went back into the ring and did not miss a step! Little Ray came home with a 3 point major win after going Winners Dog and Best of Winners!! What an exciting return to the dog show world for the big guy.


Connie with Little Ray - his second major win!!

Our baby Ray is growing up!!

09-29-2012

Monroe Kennel Club
Monroe, MI

Judge:
Ms. Peggy Beisel-McIlwaine

RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) was at it again, winning the Open Dog Class and going on to win 2 points that came with the Winners Dog ribbons!! A great day for the Rotten Kid!!

Flirt (Malagold Southern Belle of Wing Star) is just learning the ropes and is doing very well with this show thing, as she won her Puppy 6-9 Month Class and went on to win the Best Golden Retriever Puppy honors for the day! That is a pretty great start for the newest show girl at Malagold!

08-02-2012

Jaxon Kennel Club
Marshall, MI

Judge:
Mrs. Sue Sellers Rose

The "Rotten" Kids are at it again, with both RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) and Pystol (Malagold's She's A Wild One), each taking Winners ribbons for one point a piece, with RC chosen as Best of Winners on this day.

Rain (CH. Malagold's Rain Storm), our Stormy daughter, earns Best of Opposite Sex honors as well.

It was a great all around day for the Malagold Crew!!

07-15-2012

Battle Creek Kennel Club
Marshall, MI

Judge:
Mrs. Ann F. Yuhasz

The Malagold Boys are not to be left out of the weekend's ribbons, as RC (Malagold's Rotten To The Core) shines on this day and brings home the Winners Dog ribbons along with a four point major to match his sister!


Connie with RC - his first major win!

Way to go, you wonderful "Rotten" kids!!

07-13-2012

Holland Michigan Kennel Club
Marshall, MI

Judge:
Mrs. Betsy Horn Humer

The Rotten Kids head over to compete at the shows in Marshall, Michigan, and the first day of the competition belongs to Pystol, Malagold's She's A Wild One, as she takes Winners Bitch for a four-point major win!


Peter Stager with Pystol, going Winners Bitch for her first major!

What a great way to represent the Malagold Girls!

07-01-2012

Kettle Moraine Kennel Club
West Bend, WI

Judge:
Mr. Michael Faulkner

Day two at Kettle Moraine Kennel Club goes very well for the Malagold Crew, with Little Ray (Malagold's Tanqueray) starting out the day with a win from the Puppy 9-12 Month class. For the girls, Dreamer (Malagold's Chasing A Dream) wins the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class and goes on to take Winners Bitch and Best of Winners, for a 3 point major win!!


Connie and Dreamer, winning a 3 point major!!

JR (GCH. CH. Malagold's Straight Up) competes for Best of Breed and brings home the purple and gold!! Rain (CH. Malagold's Rain Storm), earns the Select Bitch honors for her first points towards that Grand Champion title!

The Malagold Crew heads home with ribbons and points, and new titles having been earned as well. This is how we have fun at Malagold!

06-30-2012

Kettle Moraine Kennel Club
West Bend, WI

Judge:
Mrs. Margaret S. Wilson

Sporting Group Judge:
Mr. Michael Faulkner

The Malagold Crew travels to the Kettle Moraine Kennel Club show in West Bend, Wisconsin, where ribbons and wins are shared by all.

Little Ray (Malagold's Tanqueray) wins his Puppy Class, and RC is second in the Open Dog Class, going Reserve Winners Dog.

Miss Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm) wins the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch Class and takes Winners Bitch for the last points needed to earn her Championship Title!!


Geri and New Champion, Rain!!

And JR (CH. Malagold's Straight Up) takes Best of Breed honors - earning his Grand Champion Title!! JR then tops it off with a Sporting Group 3 placement!!


Connie and New Grand Champion, JR, with a Sporting Group 3 placement!

What a fun weekend with great accomplishments by all the Malagold Kids!!

05-26-2012

Grand Rapids Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Judge:
Mr. James M. Fankhauser

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray), the little showman, wins the 9-12 Puppy Dog class today and takes Reserve Winners Dog!!.

But it is another day to honor the Girls at Malagold!!


Connie and her Stormy daughter, Malagold's Rain Storm

Malagold's Rain Storm (Rain) does it again and wins the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch class, going on to take Winners Bitch and Best of Winners and Best of Opposite Sex for another four point major!! Rain also takes the Best Bred By Exhibitor Breed honors for the second day!


Melissa showing JR to Select Dog honors - closing in on that Grand Champion title!

CH. Malagold's Straight Up (JR) and Connie add another Select Dog win from the Breed completition to the results list today.

Good news for everyone in the Malagold Family!!

05-25-2012

Holland Michigan Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Judge:
Mrs. Pat Mowbray-Morgan

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray), the little showman, wins the 9-12 Puppy Dog class today.

But the day is for the Malagold Girls!


Connie and Rain, and a major win!

Malagold's Rain Storm (Rain) wins the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch class, and goes on to take Winners Bitch and Best of Winners for a four point major!! Rain also takes the Best Bred By Exhibitor Breed honors, and earns a BBE Sporting Group 2 rosette!!

The Malagold Crew represents the Golden Retriever breed very well today. What a thril for the Malagold Family!

05-24-2012

Pontiac Kennel Club
Kalamazoo, MI

Judge:
Ms. Vicki Abbot
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It is a day in the ribbons for the Malagold Boys!


With Connie handling, Little Ray earns the Winners Dog ribbons and the major!

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray) goes all the way after taking the first place ribbon in the 9-12 Puppy Dog class, and the wins it all by going Winners Dog for the four point major!! Little Ray is rocking the ring today!

Malagold's Rotten To The Core (RC) takes first place in the Bred By Exhibitor Dog class and earns Best Bred By Exhibitor in Breed. RC then goes on to compete in the BBE Sporting Group and brings home the Group 2 rosette!

The Malagold Boys had some fun today!

05-19-2012

Northern Flyway Golden Retriever Club
Menasha, WI

Judge:
Mr. Ken Matthews
Sweepstakes Judge:
Mrs. Linda Willard

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray) continues to walk down the winning puppy path as he wins the 9-12 Puppy Sweepstakes class, and goes on to earn the Best of Opposite Sex in Puppy Sweepstakes rosette on this day. How exciting for Ray to be in the rosettes for two days in a row! Ray then goes n to take the first place ribbon in the regular 9-12 Puppy Dog class. It is a Super Day for Little Ray!


Little Ray and Connie with a Best of Opposite Sweepstakes win!

The Malagold Girls are not to be left out of the ribbons as the new girl on the show circuit, Meissa (Malagold's By Starlight) , with Melissa Davis, takes a second place ribbon in her Puppy 6-9 Month Sweepstakes class. Meissa continues on in the competition later in the day and wins the regular 9-12 Puppy class! A great showing for the first time competitor!! Malagold's She's A Wild One (Pystol) competes with Melissa in the Bred By Exhibitor Bitch class and earns second place. Melissa once again enters the ring, this time winning the Amateur Owner-Handler class with Malagold's Frozen In Thyme (Chilly)!! What a great honor for Melissa and Chill.


Connie and JR, with a major Select Dog win at the Specialty!

Connie shows JR (CH. Malagold's Straight Up) to a Select Dog win from the Breed completition earning JR additional major points towards his Grand Champion title!

There are many ribbons and rosettes to bring home!! What fun for everyone!

05-18-2012

Northern Flyway Golden Retriever Club
Menasha, WI

Judge:
Mrs. Nancy Talbot
Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Anne Shannon

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray) is at it again - winning the Puppy 9-12 Month Sweepstakes class and going on to take the honors as Best in Puppy Sweepstakes!!


It is a Best in Sweepstakes win for Connie and Little Ray at the Specialty in Wisconsin!!

Little Ray also wins the regular 9-12 Puppy Dog class today. What a great competitor at just only 9 months old!

Fantastic accomplishments at the Specialty for the Malagold youngster!

05-13-2012

Midland Michigan Kennel Club
Midland, MI

Judge:
Ms. Gloria Kerr

Malagold's Rotten To The Core (RC) competes in the Open Dog class, winning the first place ribbon and goes Winners Dog and Best of Winners for one point today.


Thank you to Peter Stager for handling RC to his win!

Not to be ignored is RC's sister, Malagold's She's A Wild One (Pystol) wins the Bred By Exhibitor bitch class and takes Winners Bitch for her first point! Malagold's Rain Storm (Rain) wins the Open Bitch class and takes Reserve Winners Bitch to her housemate, Pystol. That's the way to keep it all in the family!


Melissa and Pystol

 

05-12-2012

White River Golden Retriever Club
Lebanon, IN

Judge:
Mrs. Stephanie S. Hedgepath

Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Judy Kaldahl


Connie and Pupoy Sweepstakes winner, Ray

Another great day for Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray), who wins his 9-12 Month Puppy Sweepstakes class, and goes on to take the rosette for Best in Puppy Sweepstakes with Connie guiding his way!!!

What a super day for Little Ray!!

04-21-2012

Terre Haute Kennel Club
Terre Haute, IN

Judge:
Mrs. Norman (Jean) Austin

Malagold's Rotten To The Core (RC) was not going to be left out of the ribbons and on the second day of showing, he wins his class and goes on to earn 2 points of his own by going Winners Dog and Best of Winners!!


Connie and RC on the Winners podium

It is a great couple of days for the Malagold kids!

04-20-2012

Bloomington Indiana Kennel Club
Terre Haute, IN

Judge:
Ms. Pluis Davern

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray) was part of the young crew traveling to Indiana for some show ring experieince, and he experieinced a big win at the show by going Winners Dog and Best of Winners for 2 points!! What a great start for Little Ray!


Connie and Little Ray, with his Winners Dog and Best of Winners ribbons

JR (CH. Malagold's Straight Up) and Connie compete again in the Breed and earn Best of Opposite honors and more points towards that Grand Champion title!

03-31-2012

New England Dog Training Club
Taunton, MA

Judge:
Mrs. Susan M. King

Malagold's Winter Storm Fairy, CD, TDX (Winnie) competed in the Novice B obedience class and qualified with a score of 199.5 points out of a possible 200. This also earned her a High in Trial honors at the show!


Kathleen Goodman and Winnie - High In Trial

What a thrill for Winnie and her owner, Kathleen Goodman, as they went on to complete their title on April 11th. In three qualifying obedience runs, Winnie placed first in the competition twice and took a second place ribbon once, with an overall average score of 196/200 points.

Congratulations to Winnie and Kathy for this fantastic achievement!!

03-18-2012

Louisville Kennel Club
Louisville, KY

Judge:
Maureen Shaughnessy, DVM

JR (CH. Malagold's Straight Up) and Connie have a great second day in competition in Louisville. JR earns major Grand Champion points for winning Select Dog from the Breed completition!


Connie and JR

JR is well on his way to that Grand Championship title!

03-17-2012

Evansville Kennel Club
Louisville, KY

Judge:
Mrs. Lisa Schultz Holcomb
Sweepstakes Judge:
Ms. Amy Duncan

Malagold's Tanqueray (Ray) traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, for his second big weekend, and participated in the Puppy Sweepstakes classes, winning first place in the 6-9 Month Puppy Dog Sweepstakes Class, and going on to win it all by taking home the rosette for Best in Puppy Sweepstakes!! Way to go, Ray!!


Connie and Malagold Tanqueray (Ray) winning Best in Puppy Sweepstakes

JR (CH. Malagold's Straight Up) and Connie compete in the Breed and earn the rosette for an Award of Merit for their effort. Way to go, Team Malagold!!

03-02-2012

Badger Golden Retriever Specialty Show
Waukesha, WI

Judge:
Ms. Katherine Gosling

Malagold Tanqueray (Ray, a Rocky and Baily puppy, born August 10, 2011) attended his very first AKC dog show, and proceded to WOW! everyone, winning first place in the 6-9 month puppy class!


Connie and Malagold Tanqueray (Ray)

Watch for more of the little Golden "Ray" of Sunshine!!

JR (CH. Malagold's Straight Up) shows the little man how it is done, as Connie guides JR to Select Dog honors, for a five point major win towards that Grand Championship title!

A great shoing at the Specialty for the Malagold crew!!

02-23-2012

Park Shore Kennel Club
Chicago, IL

Judge:
Mrs. Cindy Vogels

It is typical wintery weather in Chicago, but Mr. Pat (Malagold's Patiot, TDX) is hot on the trail to his Championship title, adding another point to the current tally. Shown by Connie in the Open Class, Mr. Pat goes Winners dog, Best of Winners and Best of Breed over Specials! A big YAY for Mr. Pat!


Connie winning Best of Breed honors with Malagold's Patriot, TDX (Mr. Pat)

And our little Pystol (Malagold's She's A Wild One), shown by Melissa Davis Tripp, stays in the ribbons as well by winning the Bred By Exhibitor Class and taking the ribbon for Reserve Winners Bitch!


Connie and Malagold's She's A Wild One (Pystol)

A terrific showing for Team Malagold!

01-29-2012

Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Mrs, Mary Ann Alston

Third day is definitly the charm, as Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm) and Connie pick up a 3 point major win by earning first place in a large Open Bitch Class, taking the Winners Bitch ribbon and then on to Best of Winners and Best of Opposite Sex!!

A thunderous win for Malagold's Rain Storm! it was a great weekend for this young Stormy daughter!

01-28-2012

Park Shore Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Mr, James S. Covey

It started out cold and snowy, but it was HOT in the show ring, as Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm) and Connie heated up the competition by taking Winners Bitch honors and going on to earn Best of Winners and Best of Opposite sex, all from a large Open Bitch Class!! Add another 2 points towards her Championship title!

01-27-2012

Chain O'Lakes Kennel Club
Grayslake, IL

Judge:
Mr. Jay Richardson

The first show of the 2012 show year and Rain (Malagold's Rain Storm) and Connie earn their first point towards Rain's Championship title by going first place in the Open Bitch Class and taking the Winners Bitch honors!

What a great start to the 2012 year! First show and their first point!

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!

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