"The One"
                    *  retrieved to hand at 6 weeks & strong, instinctive point at 6˝  weeks
                     *  first airborne water entry at 10 weeks
                       *  force fetched, collar conditioned and handles pressure extremely well
                         *  very precocious pup, high drive on marks and blinds
made it to the last duck in the final series of first AKC Derby
                              * 6 titles at the age of 26 months (2003) including AKC Senior Hunter (
                                    APLA Master Pointing Retriever (
MPR) & HRC Upland Hunter (UH) titles           
                                   *  HRC Finished (
HRCH) title & AKC Master Hunter (MH) title (2005)
                                      *  all amateur trained until Master Hunter work
                                        * last six hunt tests (6-6) were four HRC Finished passes & two AKC
                                           Master Hunter passes over a five week period with "Pro" Brian Moyse
                                            * handles field trial size setups and can run "big" in the upland
                                              * finished 4th in her first “go” in the pointer division of a
                                                  Wisconsin Championship Series (shoot-to-retrieve)
                              * outstanding upland guide dog - Blonhaven Hunt Club in Wisconsin
                                                      * f
ull sister (2nd litter) to GMPR MHR Sauk River’s Feather Storm
a real sweetheart in the house & loves people
excellent 1st litter by
FC AFC Taylorlab Downtown Dusty Brown
first litter of Dusty x Taffey pups all CERF'd clear
Kwick Daisy's Spirit Keeper SH (1st litter)
                                                            * son
HR Kwick Draw McGraw SH (2nd litter)
(both by FC AFC Taylorlab Downtown Dusty Brown)

                                                        Taffey's Milestones (link)

Date of Birth    8/2/2000     lean training/hunting weight - 65 pounds                                                                On 6/22/2015 Taffey crossed the "Rainbow Bridge".

                                                               AKC #  SN75985702  
                                                               UKC #  R145-212 
                                                               OFA Hips # LR-126532G25F-Pl     GOOD
                                                               OFA Elbows #LR-EL16857424-Pl  NORMAL
                                                               CERF #  LR-33428--24/2002,3,4  
#  LR-CNM06-635-F-PIV  (5/22/06)
                                                                        EIC Accession # D08-039702 Clear VDL
                                                                              "Instinctive Pointer"
                                                           photo in "The Retriever Journal " (Aug/Sept 2008)

                                                                      Rock River Duck Hunt (at three)                          

                                                             Illinois "Limit" (at seven)
                                                    Mississippi River "Canvansback" (at ten years old)

                                                                                Taffey's pedigree      

Rik's Risky Raider MH - yellow
2001 U.S. Open Pheasant Champion (Open Flusher Division)
sire of multiple GMPR
& MH 

Sire  Holzinger's Risky Business SH
1988 U.S. Open Pheasant Champion (Amateur Class)

Ayr of Hambrook  (UK)

Sire  FTCH Milbuies Dust Lad  (UK)

Dam  Rosanne's Java  (UK)


Dam  Holzinger's Lady Dutchess  (UK)
1995 U.S. Open Pheasant Champion (Open Class)
1996 US Open Pheasant Champion (Top Gun Class)

Sage of Swinbrook SH (UK)

Dam  Cressett Crystal (UK)


Dam  Kurt's Blazing Behavior SH

Sire  Full Choke of Chub Lake

Sire  DC  Trumarc's Triple Threat

Dam  Shamrock Acres Kandeyoyo
NFC NACF  Super Chief)

Dam  Trieven Honeysuckle Rose

Sire  Super Powder 
NFC NACF  Super Chief)

Dam  Trieven Calliope
River Oak’s Rascal)

JoeMac's Dakota Rose - yellow
 dam of:
 MHR GMPR  Sauk River Feather Storm,   MHR CP JoeMac's Dead on Arrival  & MPR HRCH UH Kwick Taffey of JoeMac's MH


 Alma Bottom Black Victor

Sire  Minn Horse and Hunt Club Thor  (sire of "Grits")

Sire  Full Choke of Chub Lake 
DC  Trumarc's Triple Threat)

Dam  Dutchess of Lake Nokomis
NFC AFC San Joaquin Honcho)

Dam CP Alma Bottom Snooker

Sire  Alma Bottom’s Tickler

Dam  Lady Natasha Whispering Lane

Bjorklund's Blond Beech's

Sire  Lonestar High Noon Hank

Sire  FC AFC Lone Star J R II

Dam  Trumarc’s Yeager
FC AFC Trumarc’s Zip Code)

Dam  Bjorklund's BJ

Sire  Begemans Dakota Kane

Dam  Cocoa’s Carmel Candy

                          updated 06/22/15