Member Accomplishments

NORCAL members with accomplishments to share-- Add your brag here

A hearty congratulations to the following members who have the following brags to share:

In 2004...

Member: Christine Hsu and Sandspur It's Easy To Be Me OA NAJ, "Lola"
Event: At the Fresno DTC Agility Trial on Oct 31, 2004...

Lola celebrated Halloween by completing her final leg with a 1st place to complete her Standard Open Agility title. It was spook-tacular!

Member: Ch Regency In Hot Pursuit owned by Vic and Laura Franchi and Jennifer Taggart
Event: At the NORCAL GRC Fall Specialty on Oct 22, 2004...

Hailey won BOB from the Veterans class at both the NORCAL Specialties this year. We would like to thank everyone who cheered Hailey on to these memorable wins.

Member: C-Vu's Square Rigger (Nancy & Joe Corbin & Nancy Kelly)
Event: At the GRCA National WC on Oct 10, 2004...

"Rig" earned his WC on his first try at the National. Six days later, he completed his JH at NORCAL's HRT! Now it's on to WCX, SH, and the breed ring.

Member: FC Wraiths HTR MN Bro Macdhuibh OS (owned by Rosita Wraith)
Event: NEW Field Champion!! on Sept 12, 2004...

"Bro" won the Open to finish his Field Champion title! Bro is now one of only four Goldens in the country to sport the Field Champion title. Congratulations to NORCAL GRC member Rosita Wraith and "Bro" on this wonderful accomplishment.


Member: Linda Lang and Tyler
Event: At the Evergreen GRC on August 28 & 29...

Ch Smithaven's Amber Brew AX OAJ "Tyler" took back to back BOB's at the Evergreen GRC Specialties.

Member: Linda Lang and Amber
Event: At the Evergreen GRC on August 28...

Ch Smithaven's Mile Hi Mist O' Gold CDX MX MXJ OAP NJP "Amber" went BOS at the Evergreen GRC Specialty from the veteran class. I handled her in her class and a friend Claire Caro took her back in and expertly handled her to her BIG win.

Member: Cindy Garcia and Lando (Am. Can. Ch. Sweetbreeze Locomoshun)
Title: New Am. & Can. Champion on 7/25/04 (Canadian) and 8/12/04 (American)...

Lando had my help with 1 point and my friend Barbara House's help with 1 point, and then Audra & Denny Snyder finished Lando's Canadian CH in one weekend and then his American CH in 3.5 months. Lando is at home now resting up for the National in L.A., See ya there -Cindy.

Member: Nancy Kelly & Diva
Event: At the Town & Country Dog Training Club match on July 24,2004...

"Diva" took Best Puppy in Show. Diva was 4 months old on July 23. She is sired by Am.Can Ch. Rush-Hill Xcentuate Th' Pawsitive and out of Justmoor Passionate Kisses (14 points lacks 1 to finish). Owner handled by Nancy Kelly.

Member: Louise Bryan and Baymist True Miracle of Joy CD TD
Event: At the Deep Peninsula DTC Obedience Trial on 6/20/04...

"Joy" earned her CD in 3 straight shows with all first places.

Member: Laura Finco and Shyan's Place Your Bets, CD, NA, NAJ, OAP, OJP
Event: At the Vallejo DTC Agility Trial on May 16, 2004...

Derby completed her Open JWW title under judge Rene Fitch at the Vallejo DTC's first agility trial in Napa, CA with a first place and well under course time. She went on to place second in Open Standard that same day. What a great day!

Member: Bea Moore & Ember
Event: At the PAFTA VST Test on April 25, 2004...

Ember passed her VST track 4-25-04 Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, CA making her a Champion Tracker just like her son, Journey, did last November! She is now CT Janus N Flashfire’s Hot Ember UD VST CGC TDIA.

Judges: Mrs. Karla Y. Curtis, Salem OR, Mrs. Joyce Klamut, Dover, OH; Apprentice Judge: Ron Simmons; Tracklayer: Debi Best; Handler/Owner: Bea Moore; Pictured: Ron, Karla, Bea, Ember, Debi

To read the story of Ember's CT, click here! CT Ember's VST track (1-pg PDF, 83K).

Member: Susan Bates and Baymist Storm of Approval, CDX, MX, MXJ, TD, VCD2
Event: At the Gavilan Kennel Club on April 23, 2004...

"Favor" earned a Perfect 200 Score, High in Trial and CDX title on 4/23/04 at Gavilan KC in the Open B class, under judge Mary Lou Just. This was Favor's first 200 score and her ninth obedience show (3 times in Open B; 6 times in Novice B). It was a great honor for us to earn the 200 under Ms. Just. Favor also earned her VCD2 title on the same day by virtue of the CDX and her agility and tracking titles.

Member: Suzanne Bria & Hyegold Midsumr Knights Dream TD CGC
Event: At the San Joaquin Dog Training Club Tracking Test on April 4, 2004...

Finn earned his TD on his first try at age 16 months with judges Mitzi Young and Dr. Ann Hershey presiding. His track was aged 1 hour 20 minutes, and he ran the track and its five turns in a nice, steady 6 minutes. We are now training both TDX and VST... we LOVE tracking! I owe a huge debt of gratitude to our trainer Debi Best for her patience, skill, and encouragement and also to our tracking buddy Jan Murphy for her support, expertise, and great tracks!

Member: Rosita Wraith -- Wraith's Emberain Mac Caid
Event: At the Northern Calif.Retriever Trial Club on March 14, 15, 16...

Caid received 1st Place in the Qualifing Stake to become a Qualified All Age *** Golden Retriever

Member: Rosita Wraith -- Cedarpond Wraith's Treat
Event: At the Southern Calif. Retriever Trial Club on March 5,6,7th...

Treat received the Reserve Judges Award of Merit in the Amateur stake.

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