HRCH CH Beau Geste Being Ramiroz CDX MH WCX** DDHF VCX

Photo by: Barb Loree

Manny is the 5th CH MH** Golden Retriever in GRCA history!

Manny is competitive in all areas as he earned his Championship with FIVE Majors, a BOB and a Group 1st. He has been HIT with a 199, is a Master Hunter, a UKC Hunting Retriever Champion and has been awarded a 4th and a Reserve Jam in Qualifying.

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 through all field and obedience. 

Breaking News:  Manny receives 2 UD legs in one weekend with a 1st and 2nd place!

News from the GRCA: Manny will be awarded the Bill Lester trophy for the second year in a row at this years 2014 National Specialty!

He will also be awarded the CH/AFC Lorelei Golden Rock Bottom 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.

9/28/14 Manny kid 'Tripp' gets his 1st MH pass at 2.5 years old on his first attempt!! 


2013 GRCA National Specialty:

Manny is awarded the Bill Lester Trophy by the GRCA BOD.  This trophy is awarded to the GRCA member accumulating the highest points in AKC licensed or member breed shows and AKC licensed field trials during the calendar year. He also placed firs t in the Field Trial Dog class and first in the **Gun Dog Sweeps.

Judges comments as reported in the GRNews:

Ms. Michele Gawenka:  "A moderate dog with correct, slightly wavy coat of lighter gold. Nice substance. Beautiful head and expression, dark pigment. His proportions and angulation are textbook and his movement is clean and effortless. With a CH, CDX, MH, WCX**, DDHF, VCX titles, he's everything a Golden should be."

Ms. Barbara Branstead: "A correct, moderate dog with good movement."

Canadian Regional Specialty RWD 2014

2014 accomplishments: 

8/31-14 Utility leg 2nd place

8/29/14  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