Sage obtained her Qualified Novice Dog title in 2010, gaining the five required passes in only five trials. Sage continues to be a consisent trial dog, finishes most trials and placing many times in 2010.
Sage won the QC/CD class at the 2009 Victorian Labrador Club show under Ms Linda Heron (Brigburn Labradors)
"A very good chocolate who’s movement was particularly pleasing."
Sage had an amazing 4th Labrador National in Brisbane taking out:
Retrieving Trial Exhibit Bitch Best Tail in Show 4th in Limit Bitch
Judge: Mr David Craig (UK) Critique
"Good type chocolate, really liked her most pleasing head which is accentuated by her lovely eye colour (difficult to achieve in this colour), clean neck and shoulders, good coat of whole colour and tail shape, sound, free mover."
Sage is occasionally shown and has embarked on a retrieving trial career. She obtained her qualifying certificate at the Labrador Club of Victoria retrieving trial in May 05, her first trial. She is also an excellent retriever in the field and has produced some beautiful puppies.
Sage also won highest score in trial at the 2009 NSW Labrador Club Gundog Working Test.