Manny is competitive in all areas as he earned his AKC Championship with FIVE Majors, a BOB and a Group 1st. He has 3 BOB, 2 Specialty wins, Best Veteran at a specialty,16 GCH points (all majors)
and 5 SDHF points to his credit. He has been HIT with a 199, is a Utility Dog, a Master Hunter, a UKC Hunting Retriever Champion, has been awarded a 4th and a Reserve Jam in an AKC (all breed) Qualifying Field Trial, is in the GRCA Dual Dog Hall of Fame and
a GRCA Outstanding Sire. He is also a certified therapy dog registered with Therapy Dogs International.
He is a wonderful example of what a Golden Retriever is all about - a good hunting dog with classic good looks, type and intelligence topped off with a perfect Golden temperament.
He is a playful, affectionate boy who loves everyone and has been completely owner trained and handled in field and obedience.
4/23/17 Manny is a GRCA Outstanding Sire
2/20/17 Therapy Dogs International certified
6/17/16 Best Veteran and Award Of Merit under breeder/judge Ainslie Mills at YGRC Specilaty- Owner handled
3/26/16 BOS Raleigh Kennel Club
1/23/16 Awarded the YGRC 2015 Bench Trophy
7/16/15 Manny is certified for a TD test
6/5/15 Owner handled Manny goes
BOB at Hudson Valley Golden Retriever Specialty (88 dog entry) under breeder judge Suzanne Hemminger
12/14 UD title all with placements- two firsts and a second
11/14 Manny is a BISS winner and goes Select the next day racking up 8 GCH points in one weekend
10/14 Manny is awarded the Bill Lester trophy for the second year
in a row at the 2014 National Specialty
He is also the recipient of the CH/AFC Lorelei Golden Rockbottom UD trophy: Awarded to the GRCA member/owner who has completed his AKC Bench Championship
and has, during the year, placed or been awarded a JAM in a AKC Open, Amateur or Limited All-Age, Qualifying or Derby Stake at an AKC Licensed or Member Field Trial. This trophy was last awarded in 2005.
At the 2015 GRCA National Specialty our 3 year old Manny kid 'Tripp' was awarded his 5th MH pass to become a MASTER HUNTER! Tripp was also 1st place in Hunting Retriever Dog at the 2014 GRCA National specialty. See Tripp's page for photo.