CCRCA National Specialty
Curly Coated Retriever


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2017 CCRCA National Specialty

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Dana Dog (UJJ, GCH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN, CGN, BN, CA, RATI, RATO, TDI, DJ) was Third Place in her obedience class, Second Place in Rally, First Place in her big Gundog Sweeps class. Second in Working Retriever the day of the national and Second in brace.

 

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Tippi- Skywatcher N SoftMaple's Silver Streak to DESE RATI- was Second in her Sweepstakes class, Second in her puppy class at the National and Second in Brace.

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Stella - SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD SH DJ WCQ2 UWC.

At 9 years of age, she started the week by finishing her Senior Hunter title at the CCRCA Hunt Test in Chardon, OH, with her 4th straight pass in 3 months! Monday she earned her 2nd Working Certificate Qualified in the pouring rain and ran beautifully.

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At the CCRCA Specialty show on Thursday, she won Best Veteran, an Award of Merit and the Brood Bitch class.

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This is her 3rd AOM and the 4th year in a row she has won the Brood Bitch class, shattering the record for BB class winners!

 

Burly (Softmaple's Out Late and Early) qualified in Rally Obedience.

Rorry (Ch Softmaple Auror Of Nyehyrst) was Third place in Veteran 7-9 years.

And as an added brag, the Best in Specialty Show winner (Tina) is out of two of our dogs! Tina is out of SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD SH DJ WCQ2 UWC sired by C.I.B POHJ & FI & NO & SE MVA TK2 BH RTK1 Softmaple Cimramin Jorneyman

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Tippi and Dana

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Avery had a very nice Agility Run at the National!
CH Softmaples Fly By Night WC, BN, RA, CA, CGC, RATI

 

2016 CCRCA National

Great time at the CCRCA National Specialty in Tennessee. Only brought one dog with us. (Dana) GCH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN, CGN, BN, CA, RATI, RATO, TDI, DJ was Second in a huge GunDog Sweepstakes class. She then won the Working Retriever bitch class, Earned a Judges Award of Merit and then Best Working Retriever! Go Dana-Dog!

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Burley was Second in his puppy sweeps class, and 1st in the regular 9-11 month puppy class.

 

 

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Stella was 1st in Brood Bitch, 1st in Veteran Sweeps 7yrs -9 yrs. 3rd in the large Gundog WC,X,Q class and 3rd in Regular Veteran class. Stella also passed the (WCX) Working Certificate Excellent test and the Upland Working Test. This is Stella's 5th WCX pass and third Upland pass!

 

 

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Avery made the cut in the very large BOB ring and showed superbly! Avery and Jen also made the cut at the huge supported show the next day!

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2014 CCRCA National Specialty

Great time at the Curly nationals- even though we flew in for just a short part of the week. Dana wins her big Gundog sweepstakes class.

 

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U-CH CH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It CGC, BN, RN, WC, CGN, TDI, CAT

 

Softmaples Fly By Night WC BN RA CA CGC Is 4th in Gundog sweeps. Her daddy Emmett is 4th in his Gundog sweeps class.

GCH CH SoftMaple's Dark Star CDX SH WCQ is first in her Gundog sweeps class.

CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH WCX is first in her Gundog sweeps class.

GCH CH SoftMaple's Dark Star CDX SH WCQ is first in veteran sweeps 9-11. CH Softmaple's Ma Belle Bouclee SH WCX is second in 9-11 veteran sweeps. CH SoftMaples Boot Scootin' Dese is 4th in vet sweeps 9-11

Regular/nonregular classes:

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CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH WCX is first in brood bitch class. 
Here is Momma Stella with her two daughters. Tina who was WB BOW and Reilly who was RWB!

 

 

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CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH WCX Judges Award of Merritt. And best Working Retriever.

 

CH Softmaple Aurora of Nyehyrst Made the cut in a tough breed class.

 

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CH SoftMaples Boot Scootin' Dese is first in veteran dog classes. And judges Award of Merritt.

 

GCH SoftMaples Stand And Be Liver At Flyway CA WCX JH RN NAP NFP was stud dog third place.

Softmaples Fly By Night WC BN RA CA CGC was second in open bitch

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Skywatchers Dee Liver Me To Softmaple CGC TDI was first in open class and reserve winners bitch.

Bouclee was second in veteran bitch. Gabby was third.

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Dana and Reilly were best Brace.

In Field UWC qualifiers Stella And Emmett! Lodi passes the WC. Emmett also qualified in Rally.

 

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SHR GCH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH WCX UWC finishing her Grand CH at the CCRCA Supported shows. Great job Connie!

 

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HR GCH SoftMaple's Dark Star CDX SH CGC WCQ4 UWC
1st in Veteran Sweeps 


 

CCRCA National- Curlies uncorked in NY! what a week! Some of our kids did pretty good. Not as good as some of our grand-kids! but that is the ultimate goal to have the next generations excel.


So Some of our national Brags. Dana was second in her sweepstakes class. Which was ok- since the pup that won the class, was also Best in sweeps- and one of our grandkids out of Stella and Denzel. Veteran sweeps- 4th in 7-10 yr male was Scooter. The best Veteran in sweeps was out of our Moxie. Best of opposite sex in Veteran Sweepstakes was GCH Softmaple's Dark Star CDX SH. Winning the 11 and over bitch class was Beauty- CH SoftMaple Gunflint Beauty CGC ROM

Gundog Sweeps: 1st place in the CCRCA Working classes was SoftMaple Shoot To Thrill at Flyway WC. 2nd was his brother, GCH Softmaples Stand And Be Liver At Flyway NAP NFP CA WC! 2nd in bitch class CCRCA Working was Dana- SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It WC, CGC, RN. 3rd was Softmaple N Flyway's Nobody Puts Baby In a Corner RN WC. 1st in JH Bitch class was nat3Ch Softmaple Gunflint Skywathcer CD JH. 1st in SH Bitch class was GCH Softmaple's Dark Star CDX SH. the overall Best Gundog was out of our Moxi. (CH SoftMaple's Pheasant Dream)

Dana Emmett and Swayze all get Rally legs. Dana and Emmett both earned titles!

Regular Classes: American Bred Class 1st place, Softmaple Shoot To Thrill At Flyway WC -(the Winners Dog/Bow was a grandpuppy out of our Bouclee) 1st in 7-10 Veteran Dog class is Ch Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese. Dana is 2nd in 12-18 month bitch class (beat by a double grand puppy) 1st in AOH bitch is Softmaple Gunflint Rainbow's End. 1st in AM Bred bitch is my Reilly bred by Connie. Working Retriever Bitch class is won by CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH. Veteran bitch 9-10 year is won by GCH Softmapel's Dark Star CDS SH. Beauty is 3rd in Vet Bitch 11 and over. Two of our kids got Judges Award of Merit - CH SoftMaples Gunflint Skywatcher D JH and CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese. Best Veteran in show, CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese.

Stud dog class- Emmett was third- GCH Softmaples Stand And Be Liver At Flyway NFP NAP CA WC. -the stud dog class winners was out of our Moxi. Brood bitch class winner was CH Softmaples Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH Brace class winners were the comic brace of CH Softmaple's Sexy And I Know It CGC WC RN and Skywatchers Dee Liver Me To SoftMaple

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Ch Softmaple Boot Scoot'n Dese- Best Veteran and JAM

Working Test: WC Qualifiers from our family: CH SoftMaple's Sexy And I Know It CGC, WC, RN, CGN. Softmaple N Flyway's Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner RN WC. CH Sofmaple Green River CGC, WC. Out of 19 dogs, only 7 Q's - This was a tricky test! WCX Qualifiers from our family: SHR CH Softmaple's gunflint Skywatcher CD JH.WCQ Qualifiers: HR GCH Softmaple's Dark Star CDX SH CGC WCQ UWC and CH Softmaple's Ma Belle Bouclee SH WCQ CGC. Upland Hunting test qualifiers: SHR CH Softmaple's Gunfint Skywatcher CD JH and HR GCH Softmaple's Dark star CDX SH CGC WCQ UWC! congratulations to all our kids!

Fingerlakes supported entry -Dana is best in sweepstakes. Dana also goes winners bitch the first two days (5 point majors) to finish her CH! Stella is select bitch 2 days for 5 grand points! Avery is WB the third day for a 5 point major, while Dana first time out as a special is Select Bitch for a 5 point grand major!  Avery also earns several Legs to her CAA title, as well as earning her RA title!  Swayze earns her CAT title! 

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Avery 5 point major!

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Dana best in sweeps and WB for a 5 point major

 


CH SoftMaple Auror of Nyehyrst- WB, BOW, New CH 2012 CCRCA National
Rory is the 2012 Ann Brenner Memorial trophy winner

 

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HR GCH SoftMaple's Dark Star CDX SH CGC WCQ4 UWC

 

CCRCA Award of Merit

                                   2009 CCRCA National AOM Winner: 
Ch. Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams JH, CD, UWC, RA, CGC, AOM, ROM HOF

Curly coated retriever club of America Winners

CH Softmaple Boyerie Int'l Dateline Shown going Winners Bitch, Best of Winners To finish her Championship with a 5 point major at the 2001 CCRCA National under Judge Dr Klaus Anselm
Data is the 2001 Ann Brenner Memorial trophy winner

Some Soft Maple dogs from the 2011 CCRCA National

SHR CH SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher CD JH WC, earned her WCX! way to go Stella and Connie!
CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WCX, CGC, CDX earned her WCQ! Way to go Gabby and Buck! Gabby also earned her CCRCA UWC at the Upland test!
At the supported show the next day, CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WCQ, CGC, CDX was Select and Owner handler Group One!
And the supported show the next day, CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WCQ, CGC, CDX was Best of Opposite Sex! Way to go Gabby and Connie!

2010 CCRCA National

CCRCA National Specialty Best of Opposite sex in Vet Sweeps, Raven CH Fairway Pizzazz Rendezvous Raven is one of the International litter born at SoftMaple. Co bred by Kim Kiernan and SoftMaple, owned by Iris Andre. Congratulations Raven and Iris!
CCRCA National Specialty Upland Working Test, Pass was Sky Gunflint’s Highland Hunter CGC, WC, WCX, CD Sky was co bred by SoftMaple and Gunflint Curlies. Owned by Alan Dadd. Congratulations Sky and Alan!

 


2009 CCRCA National

WC Qualifier: SoftMaple's Gunflint Skywatcher WC
WCX Qualifier: CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WC, WCX, CGC, CD
UWC Qualifier: CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH, ROM, UWC
AOM Winner: CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH, ROM, UWC
1st place Novice A: CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH, ROM, UWC
First Place Working Retriever Class: CH SoftMaple's Dark Star JH, WC, WCX, CGC, CD




2008 CCRCA National
WCQ Qualifier: CH SoftMaple's O' Dark Thirty JH, SH, MH, CD, WC, WCX, WCQ, CGC, RN, TT, HOF, ROM
WCQ Qualifier (New title!) SHR, CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, WCQ, JH, SH
Award of Merit CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH!
CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH also won the Brood Bitch Class!
CH SoftMaple's Dark Star WC, JH, CGC, CD First in Working Retriever class

SHR, CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, JH, SH was second in Working Retriever Class! I am so proud of these two girls!

New CGC Softmaple TransAtlantic Affair CGC
New CGC CH Softmaple Boot Scoot'N Dese CGC
First place and first leg in Rally Novice A SHR, CH SoftMaple's Ma Belle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, JH, SH!
Qualified in Rally Novice B for their first leg, SoftMaple Z Rues The Day
Ch Fairway's Softmaple Finnheir, CGC, CD,NA, NAJ, RN, RA, RE, Finished his Rally Excellent title with a 4th class placement!



SoftMaple had a real great time at the 2006 National Specialty held in
Memphis, TN on October 11-14

SoftMaple's Dark Star WC is Best in Sweepstakes! Gabby also won her class in the Regular classes.
At the Working Test:

CH SoftMaple's O' Dark Thirty JH SH MH CD WCQ TT HOF CHIC passes the WCQ.

SoftMaple's MaBelle Bouclee CGC, WC, WCX, JH passes the WCX

SoftMaple's Dark Star WC passes her WC


CH Fairway SoftMaple Finnheir CGC CD earns his first Rally leg, and takes first place in his Agility class!


SoftMaple at the 2004 CCRCA National


Curly Coated Retriever Club of America's 2001 National Atlanta K.C. April 14th
Judge Dr Klaus Anselm

Winners Bitch And Best of Winners

CH Softmaple Boyerie Int'l Dateline
To finish her Championship with a 5 point major

Obedience Qualifier Novice B Score 178.0
Judge Mrs Mary Ann Tidewell

Ch Softmaple O'Dark Thirty, WCX ,SH, CD, CGC

1st Place Veteran Bitch 7 Yrs & Under 10 Yrs
Ch Avanti's Best Bet CGC ROM ROMX

Field Trial Bitch Class 2nd and 3rd
CH Soft Maple Crossing Delancy WC JH
U-CH, SR, CH Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen OA JH NAJ CGC TDI WC CD

New CGC 4/14/2001
Ch Softmaple O'Dark Thirty, WCX ,SH, CD, CGC

Sweepstakes 4/14/2001
Judge Walter Sommerfelt
12-18 bitches

2. CH Softmaple N'Hunterbay's Nywkend CGC
3. CH Softmaple Boyerie Int'l Dateline

Supported entry April 12 Valdosta Kennel Club
Judge Mr Gerald Schwartz

12 to 18 Month Bitch
3 CH Softmaple N'Hunterbay's Nywkend CGC
4 CH SoftMaple Dese's Int'l D'Lite

Obedience Novice B Class
Judge Mrs Jean Porter Lynch

Ch Softmaple O'Dark Thirty, WCX ,SH, CD, CGC Score 187.5

Supported entry April 13th Augusta Kennel Club
Judge Mr MLT Downing
12 to 18 Month Bitch

2 CH Softmaple N'Hunterbay's Nywkend CGC
4 CH SoftMaple Dese's Int'l D'Lite

CCRCA Field Event 4/15/2001
Judges Jennifer Kofron and Jack Noonan

WCX Qualifier Ch Softmaple O'Dark Thirty, WCX ,SH, CD, CGC
Also participated in the Field Test were:
Ch Softmaple O'Dark Thirty, WCX ,SH, CD, CGC (ran in the WCQ)
U-CH SR CH Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen OA JH NAJ CGC TDI WC CD (ran in the WCX)


CCRCA Veteran winner

Ch Softmaple O'Dark Thirty, WCQ ,MH, CD, CGC, TT, HOF

2007 CCRCA Best in Veteran Sweepstakes. At the 2000 CCRCA National Obedience Qualifier Novice B April 11 and 12 Score 178.0 & 187.5
CCRCA Field Event 4/15/2001 WCX Qualifier and earned his CGC
At the 2006 CCRCA National the only dog to qualify in the WCQ

Curlycoated retriever club winner

SR, U-CH CH Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen, U-CD, CD, NA, OA, NAJ, JH, WC, (WCX, WCI), TDI, CGC
CCRCA National Specialty October 2 1999 Under Mr R D Pemberton 1st Field Trial Bitch Class
 
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SR, U-CH CH Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen, U-CD, CD, NA, OA, NAJ, JH, WC, (WCX, WCI), TDI, CGC Shown her winning Working Bitch Class at the 2000 CCRCA National Specialty under Breeder Judge Mrs Audrey Nichols of Darelyn Curlies UK

 
 
 

Soft Maple Gang at the 1998 CCRCA National Specialty in Kalamazoo (and Supported entry)

Saturday May 23rd the CCRCA National
SWEEPSTAKES Judge: Cherie Berger
6-9 Puppy Dogs

1 Softmaple's 'O' Dark Thirty owner Ruth Rafacz & Cathy Lewandowski
2 Soft Maple Black Teddy owner Jenny Kofron
3 Soft Maple Velvet Elvis owner Jim & Paula Crosby

6-9 Puppy Bitches
1 Soft Maple Avanti's Windfall owner Leslie Puppy Stoops
2 Soft Maple Crossing Delancy owner Ellen Manes & Janean Marti
4 Soft Maple's Turning Leaf owner Wanda Marrison

Regular Class JUDGE: Ms. Sandara L. Jaremczu

6-9 Puppy Dogs

1 Soft Maple Black Teddy owner Jenny Kofron
2 Soft Maple Velvet Elvis owner Jim & Paula Crosby
3 Softmaple's 'O' Dark Thirty owner Ruth Rafacz & Cathy Lewandowski

6-9 Puppy Bitches
2 Soft Maple Crossing Delancy owner Ellen Manes & Janean Marti
Rorysmash 3 Soft Maple Avanti's Windfall owner Leslie Puppy Stoops

Brood Bitch
2 CH Avanti's Best Bet owner Cathy Lewandowski & Sheila Anderson

May 24th JUDGE: Mrs. Dorothy O. Hutchinson

6-9 Puppy Dogs

1 Soft Maple Black Teddy owner Jenny Kofron
2 Softmaple's 'O' Dark Thirty owner Ruth Rafacz & Cathy Lewandowski
3 Soft Maple Velvet Elvis owner Jim & Paula Crosby

6-9 Puppy Bitches
2 Soft Maple Avanti's Windfall owner Leslie Puppo Stoops
3 Soft Maple Crossing Delancy owner Ellen Manes & Janean Marti
4 Soft Maple's Turning Leaf owner Wanda Marrison

Open Bitches
4 Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen owner Mary Kay Morel

May 22 1998 JUDGE: Mr. George Ness

6-9 Puppy Dogs

1 Soft Maple Black Teddy owner Jenny Kofron
2 Soft Maple Velvet Elvis owner Jim & Paula Crosby
3 Softmaple's 'O' Dark Thirty owner Ruth Rafacz & Cathy Lewandowski

6-9 Puppy Bitches
2 Soft Maple's Turning Leaf owner Wanda Marrison
3 Soft Maple Crossing Delancy owner Ellen Manes & Janean Marti

Open Bitches
4 Soft Maple Natural Finish owner John & Daria Heyn

May 25 1998 JUDGE: Mrs. Marilyn C. Spacht

6-9 Puppy Dogs

1 Softmaple's 'O' Dark Thirty owner Ruth Rafacz & Cathy Lewandowski
2 Soft Maple Black Teddy owner Jenny Kofron
3 Soft Maple Velvet Elvis owner Jim & Paula Crosby

6-9 Puppy Bitches
2 Soft Maple Avanti's Windfall owner Leslie Puppo Stoops
3 Soft Maple Crossing Delancy owner Ellen Manes & Janean Marti
4 Soft Maple's Turning Leaf owner Wanda Marrison

Open Bitches
4 Soft Maple Natural Finish owner John & Daria Heyn


2003 CCRCA National Specialty held at Purina Farms MO April 29-May 4
(I didn't bring any dogs to the National this year, since I flew)
1st in 12-18 Month Sweeps class; SoftMaple Gunflint's Beauty.
Beauty was 1st in the 12-18 month class on Saturday, and Second in the 12-18 month class on both Friday and Sunday's supported entries.

CH Soft Maple Crossing Delancy WC JH was second in the Brood Bitch Class, and Second in the Working Retriever Bitch Class.

U- CH CH Ptarmigan Huron's Soft Echo was 3rd in the Brood Bitch Class. (One of her pups, Beltane's Bodacious Blue, earned his WC at the Working Test.)

CH Soft Maple Crossing Delancy WC JH earns her CCRCA WC at the Working Test.
(One of her daughters, Gracie also earned her WC)

CH SoftMaple N HunterBay's NYwkend CGC made the breed cut the day of the National.
SR U-CH CH Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen CD, JH, OA, OAJ, NA, NAJ, WCX, WC, (WCI, WC), TDI, CGC Made the breed cut on Saturday, and was 3rd in the Working Retriever bitch class on the day of the National.


2004 Curly Coated Retriever Club of America National Specialty April 7th

Winners Bitch, Best of Winners SoftMaple's Pheasant Dreams CGC WC Owned by Eva Fowler

1st in BBE Class and RWB SoftMaple's Comin' To America CGC CD


6 to 9 month puppy bitch 3rd Softmaple Frolic In the Wind owned by Sarah Alling

Working Class Bitch
1st place SR U-CH CH Soft Maple Kyrabean Queen CD, JH, OA, OAJ, NA, NAJ, WCX, WC, (WCI, WC), TDI, CGC

Puppy Sweepstakes
1st in 15 months and under 18 month bitch class SoftMaple's Comin' To America CGC CD

6 to 9 month puppy bitch 3rd Softmaple Frolic In the Wind owned by Sarah Alling

Stud dog class
4th place: CH SoftMaple's O'Dark Thirty MH WCQ CD CGC TT

Brood Bitch Class
3rd place, CH SoftMaple N Hunterbay's NY Wkend CGC TT

Supported Entry Results - Blue & Gray Cluster
Lebanon County K.C. Judge: Marcia Foy
BW/WB: Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC CGC New CH - 5 pt
Harrisburg K.C. Judge: Gary Andersen
BOB: CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC CGC, Sporting group Second




Curly coated retriever club of america winners

Winners Bitch, Best of Winners
CH Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams WC, CGC, RN, RA, JH, ROM, UWC
Owned by Eva Fowler
Moxie wins the Ann Brenner Memorial trophy

Moxie also won an AOM at the CCRCA National in 2008 & 2009
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2009 CCRCA National Veteran Sweepstakes
Ch. Softmaple's Pheasant Dreams JH, CD, UWC, RA, CGC, AOM, ROM HOF

 

Curly coated club national specialty winner


CH SoftMaple's Dark Star WC, WCX, CD, CGC.JH
2006 CCRCA National Best in Sweeps!


Ch Avanti's Best Bet CGC CD ROM ROMX
1st Place Veteran Bitch 7 Yrs & Under 10 Yrs 2000 CCRCA National
2nd in Brood Bitch Class 1998 CCRCA National Specialty in Kalamazoo
1st place in the Veteran Sweepstakes 9 Yrs & Under 11 Yrs class at the 2003 CCRCA National under Judge Ms Gina Columbo
Betty's Father Teddy was BOB at the first AKC recognized CCR National Specialty (1994)




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