MASTIFFS OF OUR PAST
Virgil
CH. GULPH MILLS LORD KETHER

Ch. Lord Mountbatten of Colossus x Ch.
Greenbranch Dame Winifred. Kether was my first
mastiff shown here winning Best Puppy and
Reserve Winners Dog at the 1978 Mastiff National
Specialty.  He and his sister went in the ring with
their mom and dad to win stud dog and brood bitch
respectively.  Kether was not the foundation of my
line.  His sister Ch. Gulph Mills Dame Katherine
holds that honor.
Ch. Goldleaf Coeur de Lion, Virgil was
the first champion bred by Goldleaf
Kennels.  He is the foundation stud
dog.  Ch. Littles Atlas of Massalane x
Ch. Gulph Mills Dame Katherine.  A
number of photos of Virgil were used
by the AKC to illustrate their slide
show on the breed standard.
Ch. Goldleaf Coeur de Sol, Gail
Ch. Goldleaf Coeur de Lion x Ch. Greenbranch
Molly Malone.  Gail was bred to Ch. Gulf Mills
Mulcher in a line breeding.  They produced 11
puppies, 7 of which became champions.  
Included in these puppies were Ch. Goldleaf
Montana, #3 mastiff in 1987 and Ch. Gulph Mill
D'Artagnan, #1 mastiff in 1988.  Gail is shown in
the accompaning photo with D'Artagnan on the
left and Montana on the right and won the brood
bitch class at the National Specialty in 1987.
Ch. Gulph Mills
D'Artagnan #1
Mastiff in 1988.  
1st Award of
Merit at the 1988
Mastiff National
Specialty.
Ch. Goldleaf
Montana
#3 Mastiff in 1987.  
Montana won the
prestigious Golden
Crate Kennel Club
Bench Show 3
times.  Excellent
stud dog producing
top champions.
Ch. Goldleaf
Hope and Glory
winning here at
the 7 year old
Veteran Bitch
class at the
Mastiff National
Specialty.  Hope
was the alpha
bitch and for
many years ran
the kennel.
Ch. Gulph Mills Moonshine
Ch. Goldleaf Montana x Ch. Gulph Mills
Legacy.  Moonshine was the #3 Mastiff
in 1994.
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