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.

 2014 accomplishments:

12/7/14 UD title- 1st place
11/16/14 Select Dog Del-Otse-Nango KC under judge Charlotte McGowan 
11/15/14 BISS Central NY KC under Michael Faulkner 
10/28/14 Awarded the Bill Lester and the CH/AFC Lorelei Golden Rockbottom UD trophy by the GRCA BOD  
August 2014 Utility leg 2nd place 
August 2014 Utility leg 1st place  

August 2014 RWD at the Canadian Regional Specialty under Ms. Betsy Horn Hummer 

August 2014- 1st in Open Dog at the Canadian National Specialty  
June 2014- Manny goes to Canada and is WD for 3 points under judge Mr. N. Patton 
Feb 2014- Manny is awarded a JAM at LIGRC Specialty under Connie Gerstner 
Jan 2014: YGRC annual awards dinner - Manny was awarded both YGRC Bench and Versatile Golden Retriever Trophies for 2013 
2013 accomplishments: 
October 2013 GRCA National Specialty: 1st in the Field Dog class and the ** Gun Dog Sweeps. Awarded the Bill Lester Trophy by the GRCA board of directors. 
August 2013 awarded a Reserve Jam in Qualifying at Maine Retriever Trial Club 
April 2013  Manny goes BOB to finish his Championship and takes a Group 1st at Saginaw Valley Kennel Club under breeder judge Michael Faulkner 
March 2013 WD at Evansville Kennel Club for a 4 point major under breeder judge Kathy Lorentzen defeating 29 dogs 
March 2013 Major RWD under breeder judge Ellen Hardin at Maryland Sporting Dog 
Feb 2013 BOW at Long Island GRC Specialty for his third Major under breeder judge Susan Foster 
January 2013 Awards dinner wrap up for 2012 Manny was awarded the CDX trophy offered by YGRC 
A Successful 2012
November 2012 Manny goes Winners Dog under breeder judge Kathy Lorentzen for his second 3 point major
September 2012 Manny has met the requirements being Major pointed with a field trial placement to be entered in the Dual Dog Hall Of Fame

September 2012 Manny gets his fourth Finished pass to make him an UKC HRCH (Hunting Retriever Champion). First time entered in the regular classes he goes Winners Dog under Michael Faulkner for 3 point Major.
July 2012 Manny is 4th place in an *all breed* O/H Qualifying. The ** makes him a VCX with 25 points.
June 2012 Manny is awarded his CCA which makes him a VC from GRCA
June 2012- Another Finished leg
May 2012- Manny gets 2 HRC Finished legs at Guns Up HRC test
April 2012- Manny is a new CDX finishing in 3 shows with two 1st placements and a third
March 2012- Manny's first time being shown in conformation he goes Best Gun Dog at CRVGRC Specialty both Saturday and Sunday under judges Barbara Pepper and Michael Faulkner. Saturday Manny takes a GROUP 4 from the Gun Dog Group at NESGA under judge Ms Margaret Brown from Scotland. On Sunday Manny takes a GROUP 3 from the Gun Dog Group at NESGA under judge Mrs Deborah Verdon