MFGRC Cancels Obedience Trial

Due to concerns about the canine influenza outbreak in Florida, the officers and board of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club have made the decision to cancel the Obedience and Rally Trial that had been scheduled for Aug. 12-13 in Daytona Beach.

Any exhibitor who has entered the trial and would like their entry check returned can contact trial secretary Adrienne Swanick by 6 p.m. ET on Friday, June 16, at aswanick (at) tampabay.rr.com. Otherwise all entry checks will be shredded. .

The MFGRC looks forward to next year’s Obedience and Rally Trial that will be held Aug. 11-12, 2018, at the Obedience Club of Daytona in Daytona Beach. The judges for next year’s trial will be Katheryn Griner, Jeffrey Kern and Carol Mett.

Thank you for your interest in the MFGRC Obedience and Rally Trial.

Entry Premium Now available for MFGRC Obedience, Rally Trial

The entry premium is now available for the Mid Florida Golden Retriever Club’s annual Obedience and Rally trial, which will be held August 12-13 at the Obedience Club of Daytona in Daytona Beach, Fla. 

Judges will be Harold Doan, Rose Doan and Jerry Iermiero. The location of the trial is indoors and is air-conditioned. Entries close on July 26

The premium is available for downloading here: View Premium

Results From 2017 MFGRC Fun Match

Best in Show for Conformation at the MFGRC Fun Match today in Sorrento, Fla., was won by Austin (Jazzie Magik’s Hook ‘Em Horns) owned and shown by Ann Rowe. Judge Ellen Bartkus is on the right.

The Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club held its 2017 “Fun Match” on Saturday, March 11, at the home of club vice president Ann Rowe in Sorrento, Fla. The Match included rally and obedience for all breeds and conformation for Golden Retrievers. Results:

RALLY

(Judge Linda Unger)

Excellent:

First Place: Portdown Nucky Cubby Bear Adams (Australian Cattle Dog); owner Jeanne Adams, Eustis, Fla.

Second Place: Remington (Golden Retriever); owner Carolee Stewart, Eustis, Fla.

(no additional qualifiers)

Advanced:

First Place: Remington (Golden Retriever); owner Carolee Stewart, Eustis, Fla.

(no additional qualifiers)

Novice:

First Place: Abby (Labrador Retriever); owner Allison Long, Sorrento, Fla.

Second Place: Magik’s Top of the Line (Golden Retriever); owner Ann Rowe, Sorrento, Fla.

Third Place: Hibner’s Dixie (All-American); owner Marilee Hibner, Mount Dora, Fla.

Fourth Place: Emma (Golden Retriever); owner Barbara Anderson, Winter Park, Fla.

OBEDIENCE

(Judge Linda Under)

Utility:

No qualifiers.

Open:

First Place: Moonstruck’s Olympic 24K Gold (Golden Retriever); owner Sharon Stark, Dunnellon, Fla.

(no additional qualifiers)

Novice:

First Place: Magik’s Emerald Belle of the Ball (Golden Retriever); owner Michele Throm, Casselberry, Fla.

(no additional qualifiers)

Beginner Novice:

First Place: Tat (Golden Retriever); owner Paula Black, Sorrento, Fla.

Second Place: Katie (Golden Retriever); owner Connie Adams, Dunnellon, Fla.

(no additional qualifiers).

High in Trial:

Moonstruck’s Olympic 24K Gold (Golden Retriever); owner Sharon Stark, Dunnellon, Fla.

Highest Golden in Trial:

Moonstruck’s Olympic 24K Gold (Golden Retriever); owner Sharon Stark, Dunnellon, Fla.

CONFORMATION (Golden Retrievers only)

(Judge Ellen Bartkus)

Junior Puppy (Bitches):

First Place: Faragold Sandpiper StarLight StarBright; owner Lisa Boudreau, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Senior Puppy (Dogs):

First Place: Magik Drop It Like It’s Hot; owner Robin Senderowitz, Maitland, Fla.

Second Place: Magik King of the Storm; owner Christian Moye, St. Cloud, Fla.

Third Place: Tucker; owner Lori Zabroki.

Fourth Place:  Magik Storm Surfer; owner Jessica Regan, Melbourne Beach, Fla.

Senior Puppy (Bitches):

First Place: Magilk in Hot Pursuit; owner Ann Rowe, Sorrento, Fla.

Second Place: Magik Dark and Story; owner Andrea Donohue, Windermere, Fla.

Adult Dog:

First Place: Jazzie Magik’s Hook ‘Em Horns; owner Ann Rowe, Sorrento, Fla.

Second Place: Magik’s Frozen Tankard; owner Andrea Donohue, Windermere, Fla.

Third Place: Magik Top of the Cosmic Mountain; owner Barbara Hall, Port Orange, Fla.

Adult Bitch:

First Place: Living Waters Bringer of Hope; owner Yvette Rivera, Saint Cloud, Fla.

Second Place: Deauxquest Lets Talk About Love; owner Lisa Boudreau, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Third Place: Magik’s Emerald Belle of the Ball; owner Michele Throm, Casselberry, Fla.

Fourth Place: Ivory Blaze Twice As Nice; owner Robin Limeaux, Orlando, Fla.

Junior Showmanship:

First Place: Magik Storm Surfer; owner Jessica Regan; junior handler Isabelle Regan.

Best Puppy:

Faragold Sandpiper StarLight StarBright; owner Lisa Boudreau, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Best Veteran:

Moonlight Magik No Ducks Left Behind; owner Debbie Finch, Saint Cloud, Fla.

Best in Show:

Jazzie Magik’s Hook ‘Em Horns; owner Ann Rowe, Sorrento, Fla.

2016 DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) Tournament

This team of five members of the Mid-Florida Golden Retriever Club competed in the annual DOCOF (Dog Obedience Clubs of Florida) tournament held at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, Sept. 3-4. Left to right are John Thibodeaux and Smooch; Dee Thibodeaux and Sizzle; Michele Panetta and Elle; Deena Strauss and Bentley; and Camille N. Doehring and Olivia. Back row are club members Charlie and Susan Hicks who volunteered to help the team during the tournament.

MFGRC 2016 DOCOF Team