Recipient of YGRC Bench Trophy in 2013 and 2015
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- O/H
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.
photo by Donna Kelliher
August 2014 RWD at the Canadian Regional Specialty under Ms. Betsy Horn Hummer