OPEN SHOW 2024

BLAKE CROCKER

WORKING BREEDS, WORKING GROUP,WELSH CORGI (CARDIGAN) 

BIS, BPIS, BVIS & BRBOBIS.

ALASKAN MALAMUTE

POST GRADUATE

1ST  WINTABLIZARD HAPPY HOUR. Super 7 mths puppy of excellent make and shape. Balanced and strongly boned, feet could be tighter. Handsome head with a lovely dark eye and expression, strong and moderately arched neck. In excellent coat. Tidy mover who carries his tail perfectly. BOB & BPIB

OPEN

1st  LUX CH WINTABLIZARD COWABUNGA. Has a gently sloping topline and broad hindquarters. Plenty of bone and compact feet but down in pasterns. Broad and powerful head with almond shaped eyes, a soft expression and small triangular shaped ears. Moved O.K. RBOB.

BOXER

JUNIOR

1st  LEVISBROOKS DAMON SALVADOR. Brindle puppy who is just slightly longer than the required square shape at present. Having said that he presents a clean outline, has straight well boned forelegs and good forechest. Long sloping shoulders and an excellent finish to his croup. His head has a deep stop and an excellent underjaw, ears are set wide and thin. His eyes are a touch wide set and quite loose at the moment. Moved very well. RBOB & BPIB.

2nd GALICAR INCOMMUNICADO WITH ASTRALUNE. Dainty bitch, short coupled with a deep chest. Moved well. 

OPEN

1st  ROBINSTECK A STAR IS BORN. Brindle bitch , clean topline, moderate angles and has enough forechest and good depth of brisket. Well boned forearms, straight pasterns, small cat like feet. Clean skull only showing wrinkle when alert. Dark eyes with lively expression. Strong and powerful mover. BOB.

2nd  MARKINSHELL POMBEAR AT DAJOXX. In outstanding condition and very well muscled all through. Square outline, plenty of bone and substance, strong clean cut neck, touch high on shoulder, well developed quarters. Doesn’t have the head of the winner.

BULLMASTIFF

POST GRADUATE

1st  GERTLUSH NIMUEH FOR RAINWILDS. Powerfully and symmetrically built fawn bitch who, for me, doesn’t have a typical head but she has an excellent body with wide and deep forequarters, plenty of forechest and stands on strongly boned legs and well arched feet. Although I found her head over wrinkled she was so sound on the move that she had to win the class. RBOB.

2nd  NEHRANI PRECIOUS INDIA. She has a better head than the winner, excellent substance and great body condition but could use more rear. Erratic on the move. BPIB.

3rd  NEHRANI PRECIOUS LOTUS

LIMIT

1st WHITBULL SEE THE STARS. Substantial bitch with a very good head and eye and moderate wrinkle. Well boned, big ribs but is a bit straight behind and stands bum high. In very good condition and a tidy mover if a bit lazy.

2nd NEHRANI BOLLYWOOD KNIGHT. A raw and leggy brindle dog with a super temperament. Very well off for bone, level back, large head, just needs time. Nice dog.

3rd ARDHUB AR AIS SA DUBH AT RAINWILDS

OPEN

1st  GERTLUSH POLISHED EBONY . A very well constructed 2 years old brindle bitch but could have a longer and better return of upper arm bit the rest of her is super. Fabulous square head with broad underjaw and a lovely, kind expression. Moves powerfully and with purpose. BOB.

2nd  NEHRANI RED REEFE. 23 months old dog with an excellent head but longer foreface. A bit straight behind but has wonderful bone and cat like feet. In excellent condition, just needs time and to move with more verve. 

3rd  ALONZOBAR WILE ECOYOTE AT RAINWILDS

DOBERMANN

JUNIOR

1st  TUWOS NOTORIOUS (IKC). Super 10 months dog who presents a clean and elegant outline but is a touch longer than square right now. He is well off for bone and has a wonderful head with slight stop, a very good bite and dark almond shaped eyes. Paced to start with but when settled he moved with plenty of reach and drive. Liked him a lot. BPIB. 

2nd  ARITAUR DARING AT DOBIEDAR. Lovely 7 mths bitch who looks slightly long and low at present but her outline is clean and elegant and she is well boned. Clean head and fairly long dry neck. Just needs to come up on her legs.

3rd  LATEAGAIN WISH UPON A STAR

POST GRADUATE

1st  PROTOCOL’S THE MIDAS TOUCH (IMP USA). Absolutely cracking 14 months dog. He is possibly on the heavier side but I could find nothing to fault. He is so elegant in outline with a terrific wedge shaped head, moderate stop and dark expressive eyes. I thought him outstanding and I’m sure that we will hear more of him. BOB, Group 1 and Best in Show.

2nd LATEAGAIN STARSTRUCK. Brown/rust dog who presents a clean and refined outline at only 6 months old. Carries a perfect topline, great forechest, excellent bone and is well conditioned. Super head but didn’t like the floor.

3rd ARITAUR CIRILLA WITH PHILMONT

OPEN 3 entries

1st  LATEAGAIN ZENYATTA FOR INVERTEIGN. Elegant bitch who is clean in outline. Well boned, has enough front, short coupled but falls away on croup, excellent quarters. Wedge shaped head with dark eye. In great condition, has an impressive side gait but was a touch wide going away on the floor. RBOB.

2nd  WINTABLIZARD RUNNIN DEEP. Very similar to the winner but doesn’t have such a clean outline nor the movement of the winner.

3rd  TORCHENEY TAKAH FOR ELMORELL

SIBERIAN HUSKY

POST GRADUATE

1st  AMICAL VALLETTA. A very raw bitch who was rather wary. She has very good bone a pretty head and beautiful eye and expression, well set ears. In excellent coat and has a lovely side gait carrying her tail level. In very good condition, with confidence she will do very well. BPIB. RBOB.

LIMIT

1st  Amical Valletta. Repeat

OPEN

1st  CH OLGIVAN SHOW EVERYSHOW MUST GO ON (IMP RUS). Super smart 4 year old bitch who has a glorious head and expression, well set ears, terrific front and forechest and stands on strong bone and neat feet.  Moves so well with great tail carriage. Maybe a tad long in loin but I loved her. BOB.

2nd  CWNHAPUS INNOKO JW ShCEx OSW. Of excellent type and well made. Doesn’t have the front or confidence of the winner. Really good coat and moves very well.

3rd  KOBUK FOXTAIL LILY. 


WORKING GROUP

1st PROTOCOL’S THE MIDAS TOUCH (IMP USA).

2nd CH OLGIVAN SHOW EVERYSHOW MUST GO ON (IMP RUS).

3rd WINTABLIZARD HAPPY HOUR.

4th GERTLUSH POLISHED EBONY

WORKING PUPPY GROUP

1st TUWOS NOTORIOUS (IKC).

2nd LEVISBROOKS DAMON SALVADOR

3rd WINTABLIZARD HAPPY HOUR.

4th AMICAL VALLETTA

WORKING RBOB GROUP

1st LATEAGAIN ZENYATTA FOR INVERTEIGN


A.V WORKING:

PUPPY

1st  Lateagain Starstruck

2nd  Aritaur Daring At Dobiedar

3rd  Lateagain Wish Upon A Star

VETERAN

1st  LATEAGAIN FALLING FOR YOU. Very elegant and classy Dobermann 7 ½ year old bitch. Super shape and excellent angles but maybe a touch long. Well boned legs, neat feet and in great condition. Beautiful head with moderate stop and excellent finish to foreface.

2nd  HOLD BACK THE RIVER LEGEND OF THE SPIRIT WITH CWNHAPUS JW ShCM. 7 years Sibe in excellent coat and condition. Well angulated, well set on ears and beautiful eyes and expression. A touch close going away. 

3rd  ROBINSTECK THE REVENANT WITH XANDENE JW

WELSH CORGI (CARDIGAN)

POST GRAD

1st GOWERSON GEMSTONE AT AMENBURY. bitch of excellent make and shape.  In super condition and very well angled. Needs more confidence but moved the best to take BPIB & RBOB

2ND CHRISHAMA ICE DIAMND FOR AMENBURY. Very good ears, bone and feet, well ribbed up, plenty of forechest. Good head with dark eyes. 

OPEN

1st CHRISHAMA MAGIC APPRENTICE FR AMENBURY 3 year old b/w who had the best construction in the class. Nice head, large mobile ears. Well developed quarters, moved well behind but a little lazy. BOB.

2nd WILDCARD SPOT CHECK FOR HORCRUX. . B/w merle with a very good front but stands a bit cow hocked. Well off for bone and good feet. Coat wavy and carries a high tail. Very good side gait.


BEST IN SHOW was the Dobermann PROTOCOL’S THE MIDAS TOUCH (IMP USA).

RESERVE BEST IN SHOW was the GSD CHALKSVILLE MADE OF MAGIC FOR BRIGHTMEADOW. Such a sound dog with terrific movement. Super angles and topline. Am sure he will title on no time.

BEST PUPPY IN SHOW was the Mini Long Dachshund MINARD DARQYE RED FOR DEVONDAX. Quality puppy with an excellent head and eye. Great angulation, level topline, deep & long ribs, nicely balanced all through. In fabulous condition. Great little mover.

RESERVE BEST PUPPY IN SHOW was the French Bulldog BINCOMBEFARM MORSMORDRE. Excellent front, topline and quarters. Lovely expression, very good nostrils and underjaw. Bat ears high set. Cobby and muscular, sound and free moving.

BEST VETERAN IN SHOW was the Dandie Dinmont CH/INT/MULTI CH BACK TO MY ROOTS AT LUNA CAPRESE WITH TORBRAE (Imp Deu). What a super veteran who came close for BIS. Fabulous type, loved his head, eye and expression. Wearing an excellent jacket. A quality dog all through and a credit to his owner. 

RESERVE BEST VETERAN IN SHOW was the Golden Retriever CHALKSVILLE BARREGARROW AT JANDEBURN JW ShCM. Lovely temperament on this very sound and quality dog. Well made and presents a typical outline. Has a wonderful head and expression and presented in very good coat.

BEST RESERVE BEST OF BREED IN SHOW was the Pointer TEISGOL LOVE IS IN THE AIR. A typy pointer with good make and shape. Tight skin, neat tail and fine ears. Moved the best here. 



 Lois Wilson 

TOYS BREEDS, TOY GROUP, PUPPY STAKES AND WINE STAKES .

Bichon Frise. 

 Special Yearling (4:1) 

 1st Marshall’s Blancazorte Never Say Never to Honeyvale 7mth female Best Puppy A nice youngster, best mover in class. Hear carried high, dark halo’s around eyes. Developing well for age, sufficient front angulation, level topline. Black pads, tail carried up over back, coat fine.  2nd Dean’s Delbrupar’s Estrella 13mth female Pure white, steep shoulders, which makes neck short, longer in body than height. Coat of good condition. Dark pads. Friendly.  

Open (6:2)  1st Osborne’s Magstarai Field of Secrets 2 ½ yr female BOB Best proportions of the Bichons on the day. Balanced, head in proportion to body. Dark eyes and halos around the eyes, and black pads. Tail gracefully curved, good turn of stifle. Best mover in class. Coat has correct texture.  2nd Dean’s Delbrupar The Category Is Avec Snowpups 2 ½ yr male Res BOB Handsome male, strong bone, would not want him any taller. Dark, eyes, haloes and black pads. Masculine head, not coarse. Arched neck. Coat of correct texture.                                                                                                              

 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.  

Puppy (5:0) 1st Hawkin’s Lexody’s Divination 7mth female Best Puppy Best mover in class when she had 4 feet on the ground. Flat skull, large dark eyes. Scissor bite, Lozenge mark on back of skull. Developing well for age. Level topline, tail set correctly and carried up on the move. Coat developing. Blenheim colour, rich chestnut markings.  2nd Lewis’s Vina Minelli Du Chateau Noblesse Mit Carleeto (IMP DEU) NAF 7mth female, developing well for age. Needs more front angulation, this shortened the neck. Chest down to elbows. Level back, correctly set tail, carried up on the move. Front movement needs to firm up. Ruby colouring golden red, with feathering starting.  

Special Yearling (4:0) 1st Liverton-Ovey’s Chantismere Conchetta For Halosey (IKC) JW 15mth female Res BOB Powerful girl with pleasing outline, balanced front & hind angulation. Almost flat skull, Lozenge mark on skull, large dark eyes. Scissor bite. Body well developed, level topline, tail correctly set and carried out in movement. Good feathering for age. Blenheim with rich chestnut markings.  2nd Hawkins Lexody’s Incantation 7mth female, very much a baby puppy, not sure about standing, she preferred to sit. Head still developing as is her body. Movement needs to tighten up. Excellent coat for age. Blenheim with rich chestnut markings.      

Post Graduate (5:1) 1st Lewis’s Carleeto Cutie Pie JW 1 ½ yr male graceful outline, skull flat, black nose, large dark eyes, ears good length with feathering, scissor bite. Chest developing well for age. Topline firm, muscled loin. Tail correctly set, carried a bit above the topline. Super rich red Ruby colouring, free moving. Standing tends to tuck her hindquarters in. Tail carried above topline. 2nd Hawkin’s Lexody’s Pandemonium JW 20mth male Flat skull, round dark eyes, mouth could be better. Front legs should be straighter. Level topline, correct tail set and carriage.  

Limit (2:1) 1st Franks Cathmead Evelyn 20mth male. Not at all happy in the ring, this impaired his movement. Blue spot in one eye. Good development of lips, scissor bite. Pasterns need to be firmer. Balanced front and hind angulation, tail set below topline and not carried up. Coat with feathering, Blenheim rich chestnut colouring on a pure white background.  

Open (4:1) 1st Lewis’s Carleeto Minnie The Minx JW 2yr female BOB, Group 1st Pleasing to go over this female again and she did not disappoint. Correct head and body proportions. Stands 4 square. Dark eyes with sweet expression, scissor bite. Balanced front & hind angulation, level topline standing & on the move, good depth of chest, tail correctly set & carried below level of topline. Movement true coming & going with reach & drive. Black & Tan colouring with dense coat of correct texture. Happy and outgoing.  2nd Franks Cathmead Love Potion No Nine 2 ½ yr female Good shaped head, Dark, large eyes, black pigmentation. Scissor bite. Balanced angulation, level topline, tail correctly set and carried out level on the move. Movement true coming & going. Correct tri-colouring, better coat and movement than those below her. Friendly.                                                                                                                                              

 Chihuahua L/H 

Junior (3:1) 1st Skivington’s Chantaydan Laten Roulette At Gustafski 7mth female Cream Coloured, a pleasing youngster developing well for age, better movement than number 2. Apple dome head, short muzzle, large round dark eyes, large ears at correct angle, coat still has to grow. Brisk movement.  2nd Skinner’s Mujerosa Lucky For Me 11mth male quite mature for age, correct head proportions, would prefer more front angulation and this shows in movement. Excellent coat for age, tail up on the move. Front movement loose.  

Post Graduate (5:1) 1st Skinner’s Mujerosa Hats Off To You 11mth male BOB & Best Puppy, Puppy Group 1 Full of attitude as this breed should be, took my eye as he came into the ring. Correct head and body proportions, balanced front and hind angulation. Level topline, best mover in class. Tail carried up and over back. Coat well developed for age.  2nd Taylor’s Chantaydan Déjà Vu 7mth female. Another one with attitude, Apple dome head, dark eyes and nose, correct set of ears, carried erect. Good spring of ribs, could have a shorter loin. Coat developing well for age.  

Open (3:1) 1st Mcinally’s Chantaydan Show Stopper 18mth male Res BOB Good body shape, Apple dome head, balanced front and hind angulation, level topline, tight feet. Tail carried high curled over back. Moves true, in good coat.  2nd Skinner’s Tyssul Awel Y Mynydd 5yr male Another with good shape of body, head of correct shape and in proportion with body. Elbows should be tighter and this shows in movement. Tail carried up, tightly curled touching back. In excellent coat.                                                                                                                  

Chihuahua  S/C .

  Junior (3:1) 1st Taylor’s Galin Hit Vegas At Chantaydan (Imp UKR) NAF 7mth male Best Puppy Developing well for age, better attitude and movement than 2nd. Head is Apple Domed, with wide set ears, dark pigmentation. Moves true coming and going. Smooth coat.  2nd Whitton’s Chinatown Mystic Moon 10mth female. This youngster lacks confidence, it affects her movement and stance, Head of good proportions, Level topline, tail not raised when moving, smooth coat soft texture.  Open Dog (3:1) 1st Morris’s Mikichi Mr Moonlight 4yr male BOB Correct head and body proportions, correct apple domed head, wide set ears, level topline. Tail carried up and over back. Moves a little close in front. Smooth coat, with soft texture.  2nd Poyner’s Anadeia Ovation for Mikichi JW 20mth male Res BOB Correct head and body proportions, would like more front angulation, and this shows with high stepping. Level topline, a little longer in body than 1st in class. Excellent coat with soft texture.  

Open Bitch (3:0) 1st Whitton’s Chinatown Moondance 10mth female New to showing, friendly and outgoing. Head developing well for age, apple dome, wide set ears. Level topline, best movement in class, tail carried up and wagging all the time.  2nd Brackstone’s Tinamyrose Tinas Gem Avec Picklesberry 7yr female A heavier set female of good proportions, balanced front and hind angulation. Has very long nails, making feet splay. Tail carried up on the move in curve over her back. Movement close coming & going.                                                     

  Chinese Crested  Post Graduate 

(1:0)  1st Skivington & Routledge’s Pufflepaws Phools Paradise 11mth male Best Puppy, Res BOB Developing well for age, top of height, deer type. Playful with happy attitude, large well feathered ears, dark almond shaped eyes. Straight front legs, would like more front angulation and this shows in movement, good bend of stifle. Skin needs to be smoother. 

Open (1:0)  1st Skivington’s Ajatiaza’s Crystal Sparks 2 ½ yr female BOB Feminine, balanced front and hind angulation, head slightly rounded, slight stop, dark eyes and nose. Ears set wide apart with good feathering. Mouth acceptable. Body medium to long, tail could be set higher, carried up on the move. Movement with reach and drive. Skin could be smoother, carrying a lot of hair on shoulders. 

 English Toy Terrier (Black and Tan) 

Special Yearling (1:0)  1st Snell’s Moretonia Black And Decker 9mth male Best Puppy, Res BOB Youngster, still unsure in the ring, narrow long head, ears could be larger. Fine bone, topline curving to low set tail. Hind movement a little wide and front feet quite high stepping. Correct colouring, coat glossy.  

Limit (5:2) 1st Dicker’s Moretonia Golden Girl At Neerodan JW 9mth female BOB A pleasing youngster who was the best mover in the breed. Long narrow head, dark almost black almond shaped. Ears high set not too close together, erect. Fine bone with dainty feet. Curving topline with low set tail. Rich colouring with penciling, glossy coat. 2nd Johnson’s Moretonia Royal Wren 2yr female Long narrow head, dark almond shaped eyes, wide set candle flame shape. Fine bone, stands a little east/west. Curving topline with low set tail, good turn of stifle. Moves wide behind. Has penciling on feet. Glossy coat.  

Open (3:1) 1st Warren’s Pedara The World Is Mine 5yr male Fine petit dog, long narrow head, dark almond shaped eyes. Wide set candle flame shape. Good length of neck. Straight front, fine bone, penciling on feet. Curve over topline. Low set tail not long. Movement loose front and back. Black and rich tan colouring.  2nd Dicker’s Neerodan Made to Make It 6yr female. Mature girl, larger in size. Ears should be stronger. Fine bones, slight rise over loin, low set tail, hocks quite long. Front movement needs to be firmer. Good shine to coat.

Miniature Pinscher Open 

(3:0) 1st Collinson & Dare’s Ch Collypins Klickety Klick ShCEx 4yr male BOB Group 2nd A good representative of the breed, stood out as he entered the ring. Has lots of ring presence. Masculine head with dark oval eye, small well-placed ears, good arch of neck into neat shoulders, good front and depth of chest, level topline, which he keeps on the more, good tail set, carried up curved slightly over the back. Good turn of stifle, neat feet. Hackney action. Black & Tan colouring.  2nd Stephens Hawksflight American Idol For Brightmeadow 7mth male Best Puppy, Res BOB A pleasing youngster, developing well for age, even at this age hackney action seen. Happy to be in the ring.                                                                                                                                                  

 Papillon Junior 

(3:1) 1st Clerey’s Kensesqui Panama 7mth female Best Puppy Small petit in size, developing well for age, alert. Balanced angulation, pasterns need to firm up. Symmetrical head markings. Feathering on correctly set ears starting. Level topline, visible forechest, fine bones. Body longer than height, good spring of ribs, tail carried up over back on the move. Light movement.  2nd Olof’s Tarnock Pop The Bubbles 1yr female. Youngster full of attitude. Head in proportion to body, symmetrical head markings, ears set wider than 45 degrees, well fringed. Level topline, tail carried up and over the back. Movement needs to settle. In excellent coat for age, with good fringing.   

Limit (4:1)  1st Olof’s Tarnock All Eyes On Me 1yr male BOB Very good proportions symmetrical head markings, attentive. Skull slightly rounded, muzzle finer.  Dark rounded eyes, correct set of ears, fully erect with fringing. Visible forechest, straight legs, pasterns could be stronger. Level topline correct set of tail carried up on the move. True coming and going, in good condition.  2nd Casey’s Melangel Lovely Lexi For Shamal 2 ½ yr female. A little finer than 1 in class and out of coat at the moment. Uses her ears well, correctly set, with symmetrical head markings. Elbows pin in and this affects movement. Tail carried up over back.  

Open (2:1) 1st Olof’s Tarnock Devore 8yrs female Res BOB Has good proportions, in good coat with excellent fringing, black head with a little white around her muzzle, dark round eyes, correct set of ears. Forechest visible, fine bone, pasterns could be stronger, hare feet with tufts of hair, level topline, tail carried up over her back. Movement light.              

Pomeranian 

Post Graduate (4:1) 1st French’s Norvanik Gold Smith At Bincombefarm 1yr male Res BOB Compact short coupled dog, showing a lot of promise. Head foxy with short muzzle, oval eyes, small fully erect ears, balanced front & hind angulation, pasterns could be stronger, fine bone, cat like feet, short loin. High-set tail carried flat against his back. Brisk movement, in excellent double coat for age, top coat harsher than undercoat. 2nd Lovell’s Pawsamy’s Rose JW 19mths female A pleasing sable girl, could be a little shorter in body. Foxy head, short muzzle with black nose, oval dark eyes. Balanced front & hind angulation, fine bone, dainty cat like feet. High-set tail well furred carried flat against back. Brisk movement, excellent coat.  

Open (3:1) 1st French’s Norvanik Rumour Has It At Bincombefarm JW 2yr female BOB Compact. Short coupled, feminine with foxy head, eyes a little round. Erect small ears, dark pigmentation. Fine bone good spring of ribs, highest tail carried flat against back. Brisk movement in excellent coat.  2nd Lovell’s Pawsamy’s Sweet William 18mth male Masculine but not heavy in appearance, would like back shorter. Dark oval eyes, black nose, small erect ears, has tendency to stand east/west. Level topline, very high set tail carried flat against his back in a fan. Excellent double coat, Brisk movement hind action true coming a little loose.  Best Puppy French’s Bincombefarm’s The Phoenix 8mth female.                                                                        

Pug   

Sp Yearling (3:0) 1st Makepeace’s Hugapug Guy Fawkes at Sandigara 16mth male. Stocky masculine, large head, round dark eyes, button ears, open nostrils. Withers high set, strong bone, stands east/west. Level topline, moderate turn of stifle, high set tail tightly curled over hip. Moves with hocks a little close, smooth coat.  2nd Reid’s Bubbapug King of Puddings 11mth male Best Puppy. Developing well for age, mouth not as good as 1st in class. Round dark eyes, button ears, front needs to firm up. Level topline, high set tightly curled tail, front movement a little loose. Clear coloured fawn with smooth coat.  

Post Graduate (3:1) 1st Makepeace’s Cedilla Cherry Jubilee At Sandigara 2yr female. Very exuberant girl, head in proportion to body, round dark eyes correct bite, button ears, strong neck. Stands east/west, wrinkling over withers. Tight curled tail over hips. Moderate turn of stifle, moved best in class. Smooth clear coat.  2nd Kelsall’s Kelbrend Dreamy Duchess 1yr female. Feminine but still strong, round head, dark eyes, button ears, correct bite. Level topline with trace visible Tight curled tail caried over hips, good turn of stifle. Movement loose. Smooth soft coat.  

Open (4:0) 1st Reid’s Bubbapug Queen Of Puddings JW 3 ½ yr female BOB Best proportions and movement in class. Large but feminine head, dark round eyes, button ears, black mask. Balanced front and hind angulation, good spring of ribs, level topline, tight tail in double curl over hips. Brisk movement.  2nd Kelsall’s Flaikwell Damson Jam 3 ½ yr female. Pleasing proportions and stands 4 square. Clear eyes, button ears, nails need cutting, would like stronger pasterns. Level topline, high set tail curled over hips, smooth coat.                                                                                       

 AVNSC Toy Post Graduate 

(2:1) 1st Italian Greyhound Drake’s Porsche The Blue 9mth female Best Puppy Not happy on the table, skull long, narrow dark eyes expression a little wild. Needs more front angulation, pin bones visible, long tail carried tucked under body. Movement very loose and pulled on lead all the time. Velvety coat.   

 Open (5:0) 1st Bolognese Thatcher’s Kobanyal Pelyhes Odin With Devonia (Imp HUN) 2 ½ yr male BOB On his toes from the moment he walked into the ring. Square build, Wide flat skull, with good stop, black halos around large eyes, large black nose. Balanced front and hind angulation, straight legs. Moves true, pure white with correct coat.  2nd Havanese Woolcock’s Alphapups Dutches Daisy Pudding 2 ½ yr female Res BOB Sturdy girl, longer in body than height. Skull broad skull, moderate stop, black nose. Straight legs, hare foot well covered with coat. Top line rises at loin, well sprung ribs. Moves true coming and going. Good coat gold with full black saddle.                                                                                                                                 

AV Imported Breed Reg. Toy 

Open (3:1) Two nice examples of the breed1st Russian Toy Casey’s Russiandream Ezra Elliot For Shamal 2 ½ yr male BOB More confident than 2nd in class. Square build, head quite small, good length of leg. Large ears carried erect, round dark eyes. Slightly arched neck, fine boned, rounded croup, tail carried up on the move. Brisk movement, long coated with good feathering on tail.  2nd Russian Toy Lovell & Britton’s Russiadream Frodo Strudel 18mth male Res BOB. Square build, head quite small, good length of leg. Ears wider set than 1st, not as confident in the ring and this affects stance and movement. Good body proportions, fine boned, tail carried out on the move. Good feathering on tail and ears.                                                                                            

Group:  1st CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL, 2nd MINIATURE PINSCHER, 3rd BICHON FRISE, 4th PUG.  

Puppy Group 1st CHIHUAHUA L/C, 2nd PUG, 3rd CHIHUAHUA S/C, 4th PAPILLON                                      

AV Toy 

Puppy (14:6) 1st CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL Lewis’s Vina Minelli Du Chateau Noblesse Mit Carleeto (Imp Deu) report done above.  2nd BICHON FRISE Osborne’s Delbrupar Kissing A Fool For Magstari a pleasing puppy. Developing well for age. Head in proportion to body, dark rings around dark eyes. Balanced angulation, level topline, hind movement a little close.  

Veteran (6:0)  1st PAPILLON Ch Feorlig It Must’ve Been Love 8yr male. Walked into the ring with attitude of Look at me! Does not act like a veteran. Correct head and body proportions, excellent coat with feathering, and an ever-wagging tail.  2nd HAVANESE Kenquince Big Guns 9yr male. Another great Veteran in super condition, correct head and body proportions, rise to loin, in good coat of correct texture.

 AV PUPPY STAKES

 A ring full of super puppies who were still happy to show at the end of a very long day.  

1st MINIATURE SCHNAUZER MOORCROFT’S AMOREVITA URANUS 11MTH MALE Balanced youngster, moves true with great texture of coat, even at this age. 2nd SAMOYED Prout’s OLIMPIA MALTAYED AT FURZELAND (Imp POL) 6mth female full of personality, great smile, correct head and body proportion for age, good pure white coat. 3rd DOBERMANN Grove & Hyett’s LATEGAIN WISH UPON A STAR 6mth female, a youngster developing well for age. 4th SIBERIAN HUSKY Rees’s AMICAL VALLETTA 6mth female, another developing well for age.                                                         

 AV WINE STAKES  35 

What a great class, hope the winners enjoyed their prizes. 

 1st KOOIKERHONDJE Stewart’s QUNACK’S FAVOR LIGHT FOR TWYBROOK (Imp NLD) 4yr female. A super representative of the breed, a pleasure to go over, balanced angulation with flowing movement.  2nd POINTER Oliver& Stilgoe’s TEISGOL LOVE IS IN THE AIR 3 ½ YR MALE. Have awarded this dog before a good representative of the breed, head correct. Athletic with true movement. 3rd SPANIEL (ENGLISH SPRINGER) Williams, Toublic & Toublic COBHAY FANCY PHLOX 5yr female 4th BEARDED COLLIE Axford’s ROXILYN BLUE DIAMOND AT BRAMBLEMEAD (AI) 4 ½ yr female 5th POODLE (STANDARD) McLouchlin’s VILLANDERS LEMONA WOMAN OF ZANTESCWTCH almost 2yr female 6th TIBETAN SPANIEL Rice’s RICOX ALL ABOUT LOVE JW 5yr female 7th GSD Fenn & Foster’s CHALKSVILLE COOL RUNNING OVER JANDEBUM ShCM ShCEx VW 8yr male



Darren Pearson (Winoski)

UTILITY BREEDS, UTILITY GROUP, German Shorthaired Pointer, Pyrenean Mountain Dog & EASTER EGG STAKES.

Boston Terrier

Post Graduate (2,1)

1st Crook’s Sonduriya Running On Empty. 17 months male, excellent in head, expression and ears, good dentition. Excellent front assembly, and good neck to well laid shoulders, and excellent in rear balance also, however topline not presented well today, tending to hunch on the stand, moved ok. BOB.

Bulldog

Junior (2,0)

1st Burt’s Hillplace Cool Blue. 10 months male, strong in head and dentition, good strong jaws, wide muzzle and open nostrils, well boned throughout and excellent body for age, sound in topline with typical rise, moved sound. BP and RBOB.

2nd Vosper’s Busterleigh Kinda Magic. 13 month male, strong in head and dentition, very muscular dog, well boned, excellent overall substance, moved sound. Preferred general balance and outline of 1.

Open (2,0)

1st Burt’s Ruakuri Chasing Time. 21 month old male, strong head and dentition, good of jaw and open nostrils, very balanced boy on the move, keeping typical rising topline, good for bone and general substance. BOB.

2nd Haines’ D’or Wood Taking Off At Justafiabull (IMP FRA) NAF TAF. 20 months male, very masculine, strongest of heads, excellent in general topline and bone, excellent substance, just needs to tighten up on the move.

Chow Chow

Open (3,1)

1st Stewart & Beavis’ Booneeks Chewie. 3 year old male, excellent in head and general substance, could be looser on the move, very well put together dog and gave the more balanced picture today. BOB.

2nd Coleman & Evans’ Bon Triumph Diadem. 3 year old bitch, nice in head, general balance and substance, moved well. RBOB.

Dalmatian

Puppy (4,0)

1st Moss’ Sadiedel Let Ur Heart Decide. Strong 11 months male, excellent in head and set of ear and dentition, strong neck to well laid shoulders, excellent front and rear assembly, and ultimately the most soundly balanced, moved well. BP.

2nd Hurst’s Dvojica Firefly For Finnidal. Excellent 11 months bitch, good in head and dentition, soundly made and showed excellent balance, moved well.

3rd D’Allen’s Kingshaka Brown Sugar

4th Pace’s Sadiedel’s Arab Girl.

Junior (3,1)

1st D’Allen’s Kingshaka Brown Sugar. Well balanced girl, moves out well, showing good front extension.

2nd Pace’s Sadiedel’s Arab Girl. 11 months bitch, excellent in general outline and balance, could do with tightening up on the move, has time on her side.

Post Grad (4,2)

1st D’Allen’s Kingshaka Brown Sugar.

2nd Kaal’s Schunikka Ifor Dream JW. Strongly made dog, excellent general balancer and substance, moved out well, just preferred general movement of 1.

Limit (5,1)

1st Williamson’s Shydally Ultimate Edition JW. Strong 2 year old male, strong of head and excellent dentition, excellent strong neck to well laid shoulders, excels in bone and general substance whilst remaining very athletic, excellent in rear quarters, showed purposeful and balanced movement. BOB.

2nd Edens’ Steyndal Diamond White At Dalens JW. Feminine yet strong bitch, good in head and general profile, moved out well, would of preferred more width at rear.

3rd Walder & Swain’s Jasquarella Lady In Red.

4th Steventon’s Kystuno Jasappel.

Open (3,1)

1st Williamson & Howard’s Decoda’s Toffee Apple. Strong yet feminine bitch, soundest of heads and excellent dentition, strong elegant neck to well laid shoulders, excellent general body and substance, excelled in general profile, moved soundly. RBOB

2nd Moss’ Winflash Mirage. Exceled in head, and strong neck to well laid shoulders, excellent general body substance, not the topline of 1, however moved sound.

French Bulldog

Puppy (2,0)

1st Barrett’s Frenchpride’s Day Dreaming. 9 month brindle bitch, excellent in head and expression, lovely bat type ears, good dentition. Excellent in general body and substance, moved sound up and down and round.

2nd French’s Bincombefarm Serpensortia. 9 month pied bitch, excellent in head and general outline, just needs time to tighten up on movement.

Special Yearling (3,1)

1st French’s Bincombefarm Morsmordre. 9 months brindle dog of good size, excellent in head and expression, good in front and rear assembly, very balanced and proportioned, moved well all ways. BOB and BP. 

2nd Vearncombe & Hale’s Castrum Osinium Ria For Ruption (IMP HRV). Smaller in frame 14 months brindle bitch, good in head and general outline, moved ok, could have been freer.

Post Grad (2,0)

1st Barrett’s Royal Topaz. Fawn male, ok in heads and general outline, moved well showing good free movement.

2nd Vearncombe & Hale’s Castrum Osinium Ria For Ruption (IMP HRV).

Open (3,0)

1st Barrett’s Thomas The Steam Tank. 3 year old male, excellent in head and ear set, excellent general balance and substance, moved soundly. RBOB.

2nd Vearncombe & Hale’s Ruption Knightcott Back To Black. Nice brindle dog, moved sound, good in head and expression, front assembly not as free on the move as 1.

3rd Vearnmcombe & Hale’s Ruption Knightcott Back In Black JW.

Japanese Spitz

Post Grad (1,0)

1st Furse’s Loveliwithy Barbie Girl. 6 month bitch excellent wedge shaped head and keen expression, best of coats for one so young, moved freely with excellent front extension excelled in profile both stood and on the move. BOB and BP.

Open (2,0)

1st Furse’s Loveliwithy Kiku Tsubaki. Excellent head expression and coat, clean in front, well built behind, moved freely with purpose. RBOB.

2nd Edens’ Snowshoes Hex Girl At Dalens JW. 2 year old,e xcellent in head and dentition, and general profile, would benefit from more body and coat.

Keeshond

Post Grad (2,1)

1st Marshall’s Devonia’s Hakuna Matata. 11 months bitch excelled in head and dentition, good neck to well laid shoulders, excellent in general profile and balance, moved well. BP.

Open Dog (2,1))

1st Marshall’s Arabesque At Devonia (IMP RUS). 5 year old male, excellent in head and dentition, keen expression and excelled in ear set, strong neck to well laid shoulders, excelled in body and substance, good strong rear assembly, abundant in quality coat, moved sound. BOB.

Open Bitch (2,1)

1st Marshall’s Torrikees Made In Heaven At Devonia. Nearly 8 year old bitch, in excellent form, good head and dentition, typical expression and ear set well on, good neck to well laid shoulders, in excellent coat and general body substance moved well. RBOB.

Kooikerhondje

Special Yearling (1,0)

1st Stewart’s Twybrook Sweet Princess. Young bitch, best of heads and excellent ear set lending to expression, good reach of neck to well laid shoulders, excellent in general outline, moved sound. RBOB.

Post Grad (1,0)

1st Jones’ Gladsheim Savanna at Maplecoombe. 2 year old bitch, ok in heads and dentition, good neck to well laid shoulders, good in general body and substance, not as free on the move.

Limit (2,0)

1st Stewart’s Qunack’s Favour Light For Twybrook (IMP NLD) RL1EX. Lovely bitch with best of heads, and dentition, excelled in general outline and moved freely with purpose, very balanced girl. BOB.

2nd Jones’ Valleyrise Inspiration At Maplecoombe. Strong bitch of more size, good head and dentition, strong neck to well laid shoulders, moved well.

Open (1,0)

1st Stewart’s Duckhill’s Thistedown Dance Of Emmi Over Twybrook (IMP SWE) RL4. 7 year old bitch, excelled in head and expression, clean front, of excellent substance and balance, moved sound.

Poodle (Standard)

Junior (3,1)

1st McLoughlin’s Zantescwtch Jack Of Hearts. 14 months Apricot male, strongest of heads and expressions, excelled in dentition large teeth of scissor bite, strong neck to well laid shoulders, excellent bone and general substance, moved with drive and purpose. BOB.

2nd Laing’s Marcasite Aurora Skies (AI). 8 months blue bitch, excellent in head and dentition, clean front, good neck and well laid shoulders, excellent in general profile and balance, moved well.

Open (2,0)

1st Laing’s Marcasite Aurora Skies (AI).

2nd McLoughlin’s Villanders Lemona Woman Of Zantescwtch JW. 23 month black coated bitch, excellent in head and dentition, good overall profile and moved well, however lacked general substance currently.

Shih Tzu

Special Yearliong (1,0)

1st Diffey’s Marhilway Bees Got The Edge. 8 month bitch, very happy to be in the ring, good head and neck, well laid shoulders, moved very well when settled, BP.

Open (2,0)

1st Maule’s Daltricia Jack Higgins JW. 23 month male of excellent substance, strong in head, good neck to well laid shoulders, excellent in body and general balance, moved with drive and purpose. BOB.

2nd Diffey’s Marhilway Explorer The Edge. Good in head and dentition, overall excellent profile, moved sound, preferred general substance of 1.

Tibetan Spaniel

Junior (3,1)

1st Purnell’s Crockerne Moon Dancer. 12.5 months bitch, on in head and expression, ok in front and general profile, moved well.

2nd Bevis’ Quailmoor Prospector For Starlance. Raw 6 months male, strong looking head and bright looking future, moved well.

Post Grad (4,0)

1st Rice’s Ricox I Love My Mini Me JW. 20 months bitch, good in head and neck and overall profile, in excellent coat, preferred substance of 2 yet preferred the girls overall freeness of movement, was a close run class at the top end.

2nd Smith’s Tibbiestars Tutti Fruity At Lacoral JW. 21 month bitch, good head but ears could be higher, good general profile and excellent substance, moved well.

3rd Quest’s Chenrrezi Just You And I.

4th Quest & Conibere’s Tiny Winnie De La Valoubiere (IMP FRA)

Limit (4,0)

1st Rice’s Parlouve Back To Black Of Ricox JW. Nearly 3 year old balck and tan, excellent in head, well cushioned muzzle, moved very sound.

2nd Penny’s Chenrezi Ti Amo. 3 year old sable bitch, not as cushioned in muzzle, moved well.

3rd Wayman’s Mynapaw Perfect Symphony.

Open (5,1)

1st Bevis’ Ch Skyvana Empty Dreams Of Starlance ShCEx. Excelled in head and ear set, and expression, keen oval eyes, well cushioned muzzle, strong neck to well laid shoulders, excelled in profile, and moved ever so sound, stand out winner today for BOB.

2nd Rice’s Ricoz All About Love JW. Lovely firl of similar quality and make up. Preferred head of 1, and he just put that little extra into the movement, however this girl moved very sound, keeping typical outline on the move. RBOB.

3rd Smith’s Pure Soul Lucy’s Secret At Lacoral JW.

4th Clover’s Chenrezi No Ordinary Love.

Tibetan Terrier

Post Grad (1,0)

1st Plummer & Bingham’s Araki Krazie Mazie For Tetsikarma. 20 month bitch in excellent body and substance, and fantastic coat, strong head and dentition, strong neck to well laid shoulders, excellent rear formation, moved like a dream around the ring, with excellent front extension, and good push from behind. RBOB.

Open (5,0)

1st Rutley’s Araki Not On Your Nelly At Javey JW. Nicest of heads and excellent dentition, excellent in topline and general balance, moved with excellent front extension, and rear propulsion. BOB.

2nd Chessell’s Araki Areu The Queen Of Bees For Stylaxian JW. Sister to 1 and very similar, same comments apply, just felt her sister gave better front extension, and was the same in challenge for reserve best of breed.

3rd Plummer’s Araki Dream Perfection For Tetsikarma JW

4th Plummer, Knight & Bingham’s Home Town Glory Of Tetsikarma.

VHC Meakin;s Layoli Firecracker At Miksang.

AVNSC Utility

Post Grad (5,2)

1st Moorcroft’s Amorevita Uranus. Min Schnauzer in black. 11 months old and utterly stunning, excelled in head and ear placement, fantastic scissor bite or large teeth, strong neck to well laid shoulders, in excellent general profile and jacket, propelled round the ring in sound movement. BP and Res Best AVNSC, and Best RBOB in Group.

2nd Moore’s Odivane Brother in Arms. Schnauzer. 10 min male, strong in head and good neck to well laid shoulders, another outstanding move, deep in body, and excelled in overall balance.

3rd Bull & Warren’s Jolerob One Way Of Putting It At Starferry. Shar Pei.

Open (6,1)

1st Moore’s Ch Odivane A Sharp Dressed Man. Schnauzer. Wow what a mover! Sound in head and excellent dentition, strong neck tyo well laid shoulders, clean front, deep in body and well boned and balanced throughout. Stand out winner of the group.

2nd Bawden’s Ch Amigris Ain’t Misbehavin At Khanate. Another excellent balanced Schnauzer, not as mature as 1 but an equally impressive mover.

3rd Bull & Warren’s Zaralee I’m Still Standing At Starferry (IMP IRE). Shar Pei

4th Cooper & Critchlow’s Oeritz Sweet N’Spicy For Pavoskas. German Spitz Klein.

VHC Moorcroft’s Tammux Elementary Watson. Min Schnauzer.

Utility Group

1st Schnauzer (AVNSC)

2nd Bulldog

3rd Tibetan Terrier

4th French Bulldog

Utility Puppy Group

1st French Bulldog

2nd Min Schnauzer (AVNSC)

3rd Dalmatian

4th Keeshond

AV Utility Puppy (11,9)

1st D’Allen’s Kingshaka Brown Sugar. Dal.

2nd Barrett’s Frenchpride’s Day Dreaming. French Bulldog.

3rd Diffey’s Marhilway Bees Got The Edge. Shih Tzu.

AV Utility Veteran (15,6)

1st Rice’s Ch Souska Devition VW. Tibetan Spaniel, of the most top drawer. 10.5 year old and still strutting her stuff well, best head of the day by far for this breed, slight dome of skull, medium sized ears set fairly high, and well cushioned muzzle, dentition correct, and much still in place for her age, very elegant movement, and stunning in outline.

2nd Edens’ Dalens A Spot Of Trouble JW ShCM ShCEx VW. Stunning Dalmatian girl, strong in head and good neck to well laid shoulders, moved sound.

3rd Plummer’s Tetsikarma Stargazer ShCM ShCEx VW. Tibetan Terrier.

4th Bawdon & Brown’s Ch Khanate Ginn Fizz ShCM VW. Schnauzer.

VHC Marshall’s Torrikees Made In Heaven At Devonia.

The veteran class was so well supported, and full of excellent quality from across the group, for me each and everyone of them represented their respective breeds well, and deserve praise.  


German Shorthaired Pointer

Post Grad (3,1)

1st Mapes’ Agdenusher Mulberry. 2 year old strong male, excellent head and dentition, strong neck to well laid shoulders, moved with excellent front extension. RBOB.

2nd Atkins’ No More Cloudy days. 2 year old bitch, excellent in head and dentition, and lovely in profile, just not as confident on the move as 1.

Open (2,0)

1st Serpa & Graham’s Winterwell Tubby Tompkin From Nyliram JW. 2 year old male, strong head and excellent dentition, strong reach of neck to well laid shoulders, excelled in bone and general substance, moved with excellent balance, and good front extension. BOB.

2nd Russell’s Fraulynzway Lightening Bolt JW. Bigger male, 2 year old, strong head and excellent general body and substance, moved well, just a bit too much of him.

Pyrenean Mountain Dog

Open (2,1)

1st Thorne’s Belshanmish New Sensation At Pyrajay JW. 3 year old bitch, strong head and excellent dentition, for me she needs a bit more body and substance, however well put together girl, and moves sound showing excellent balance, excellent in profile both stood and on the move. Stood alone, but worthy BOB.

AV Easter Egg Stakes (44,29)

1st Fenn & Foster’s Chalksville As If By Magic Over Jandeburn. Stunning male GSD, the most stunning and balanced movement, that just had to be rewarded. Strongest of heads, and dentition, balanced and sound throughout.

2nd French’s Norvanik Goldsmith At Bincombefarm. Stunning Pom, very balanced throughout and moved sound.

Geoff Duffield

PATORAL BREEDS, PASTORAL GROUPS & OPEN STAKES.

It was my very great pleasure to be invited to judge breeds, Pastoral Group and Stakes for Bridgwater & District CA, pleasant drive down, 171 miles, but dreadful by return as judging was still going on as I left at 7.30 so long haul home in the dark. No matter, luck of the draw, I had a splendid day which, when I eventually got in the ring at 1.30, I was rewarded by being given two excellent stewards in Sylvia Caldicot and Brian Kirk whose expert help made my job far easier.

  Easy parking, decent sized rings, pleasant atmosphere, good sportsmanship, what more could you ask for?


  BRIARDS – L (1) 1 Jacobs-Pearce’s Arundall Mithra, beautifully presented homebred 5yo fawn dog of most attractive shape, very pleasing head to handle, clean, balanced, love eye, intelligent expression, strong legs, excellent rear, well muscled thighs, good hocks enabling strong drive from rear, very sound and true on the move, lovely temperament, refined in attitude. RBOB & BRBOB Pastoral. O (2) 1 Jacobs-Pearce’s Salieri Heaven Knows at Atundall ShCM, 8yo black, mother of limit winner, can see where he got his shape from and ring presence, at eight, no sign of coarseness except in coat which gave rugged appearance, beautifully presented making her look quite outstanding, very clean head, good skull and muzzle, pleasing eye, exquisite expression, good neck into good shoulder, good front,body well toned, good spring of rib, good topline, strongly muscled thighs, great animation on move, excellent attitude and temperament, thought her quite stunning. BOB & Best Pastoral Veteran; 2 Craker’s Swiss Ch Fostebrie Just Exquisite of Crakebrie JW, bred from champion parents, quality inherited on this two and a half year old male, most appealing standing and on the move, quality head, very good eye and expression, good overall make and shape, good front, well boned legs, sound, lovely temperament, well presented. 

FINNISH LAPPHUND J (1) 1 Smith’s Skimarque Lumi Susi, 11 months dog, well presented in good harsh coat, balanced head, good dentition, pleasing eye and expression, good topline and tail, moved well once finding his true pace. Nice temperament. BP & RBOB. O (1) 1 Cooper, Cooper & Critchlow’ Ch Pavoskas Aly Arttu JW ShCM ShCEx VWM, homebred dog of nearly nine years, in excellent condition with presentation to match, pleasing shape, very clean head to handle, lovely dark eye, intelligent expression, well laid shoulder, good front, strong legs, well muscled loin, good pasterns, strong hock, good tail, lovely nature. BOB. 

HUNGARIAN PULI PG (1) 1 Gracie’s Mournbrake Dear Prudence at Celebros, eight month bitch of promise, balanced head, sweet eye and expression, good dentition, very good shape, body well covered, in good coat for age though cords to come, good rear, thighs well muscled, moved soundly once finding true pace, lovely temperament. BP & RBOB, PG4. O (2) 1 Sharpe & Dyer’s Ch Catsun Comanche legacy ShCEx, seven year old black male who so impressed on the move, showing a clean pair of heels, presented in gleaming condition, very good cords, balanced head, sweet eye, intelligent expression, clean teeth, good ears, strong neck, well laid shoulder, excellent shape, good attitude. BOB & VG3; 2 Gracie’s Mournebrake Pretty Little Angel Eyes at Celebros, pretty bitch just turned two, good shape, short of coat, moved out ok, nice temperament. 

POLISH LOWLAND SHEEPDOG O (1) 1 Hillier’s Mybeards Zip (AI) rising three, son of Ch Hero who I Group placed at Windsor, pleasing head, eye and expression, very good make and shape, good topline, sound mover, nice temperament, strong rear. BOB. 

SHETLAND SHEEPDOG – J (4) 1 Haensel’s Sherkarl Sole Diva homebred eight months sable, plenty of him but well matured for age and beautifully presented in wealth of coat, good dark eye, intelligent expression, good skull, stop and underjaw, excellent ears, good shape, extra long tail, strong hocks, moved out well, outgoing personality, BP & PG4; 2 Purchase’s Puncknowle April Delight, 11 month homebred sable of excellent presentation, pleasing head to handle, excellent ears, sweet eye and expression, moved soundly, lovely temperament; 3 Prou’s Frecia Heaven By Moonlight. PG (4,1a) 1 Hirst’s Sundark Symphony In Suede, homebred tri, beautifully turned out, lovely clean, moulded head, good tan markings, good ears and stop, lovely dark eyes, alert expression, good legs, feet and hocks enabling strong drive on move, good temperament and attitude; 2 Overton’s Pop Goes The Diesel, s/w rising two, fully coated, well groomed, pleasing head, dark eye, mischievous expression, excellent ears, good neck and front, pleasing overall make and shape, good topline, moved well, lovely temperament; 3 Mc Shane’s Blenmerrow Ring Of Roses. OD (2) 1 Hirst’s Sundark Scaramouche, homebred b/m dog of two and a half, lovely shape, good reach of neck supporting quality head, balanced and clean, excellent ears, good stop and skull, muzzle, lovely expression, good legs, pasterns and feet, strong hocks, very good on the move, lovely temperament and attitude, BOB; 2 Gruszka’s Japaro Timeless Design for Samphrey, s/w just turned five, well presented, good clean head, good ears, nice dark eye, inquisitive expression, level topline, moved soundly. OB (4) Hirst’s Sundark Simply A Star VW, homebred tri of ten and a half years, no signs of coarseness in this super tri who gave her owner all, excellent head and ears, good skull, stop and muzzle, lovely sweet eye expression, good reach of neck, well developed front and chest, pleasing overall make and shape, good topline held on move, good temperament and attitude, very workmanlike on the move, RBOB; 2 Haensel’s Philhope Summer Time to Sherkarkl JW, very attractive s/w of instant appeal, clean head, neat ears, good skull and stop, lovely eye and expression, good length of back, happy temperament, not match movement of 1; 3 Hirst’s Sundark Spirit Mistress. 

SWEDISH VALLHUND PG (2) 1 Howe’s Valaller The Photographer, homebred male, just out of puppy from two Swedish imports, very nice for type, pleasing head proportions, good ears, stop and muzzle, dark eye, intelligent expression, well presented, in good body, very sound on the move, BOB; 2 Biss’s Valaller Strike A Pose, litter to sister to 1, much of same apply, sweet and petite, lovely overall make and shape, pleasing head, eye and expression, sound on the move. O (3,1) 1 Danga’s Lukas Jollyson of Valaller (imp Swe), sire of BOB, smart boy, lovely head to handle, clean, good ears, nice dark eye, mischievous expression, strong neck, body well covered and presented, strong legs, good feet and attitude, moved out well; 2 Hackney’s Starvon All About Me, eight year old of much appeal, bred from a kennel that I have done well in the past, most pleasing head, lovely eye and expression, good ears and skull, strong muzzle, well developed neck, good topline, make and overall shape, nice attitude, well presented. 

WELSH CORGI (PEMBROKE) PG (3,1), 1 Kurien’s Tosca Y Trydydd at Levisbrook, smart  boy of 15 months of good make and shape, nice calm attitude, pleasing head, good ears, dark eye, alert expression, nice shape and length of back, good bend of stifle and strong hock enabling good drive from rear, positive mover, BOB; 2 Bale’s Balletcor Woodland Scent, homebred red bitch of seven months, still a baby, nice playful attitude, makings for a future, good dark eye, soft expression, good length of back, needs to tighten up on move. BP; O (2,1) 1 Bale’s Balletcor Tale Of Melibee IR JUN CH, 15 months homebred bitch, in good order, good ear carriage, dark eye, worried expression, good length of back, well boned, good stifle, strong hock, well presented coat of correct texture, moved okay, RBOB. 

AVNSC PASTORAL PG (5) 1 Jones’ Quemerford Magic Wish, homebred Old English, just turned two, well developed, excellent presentation, clean head to handle, well proportioned, pleasing eye, intelligent, calm expression, strong neck into good shoulder, body well covered, good rear construction enabling impressive drive from rear, very well handled, exudes ring presence. BNSC & G3; 2 Allison’s Wenmap Topkapi Gem, super fit b/w Border Collie bitch, lovely clean head, sweet eye, endearing expression, in good coat, well presented, good neck, excellent shoulder, positive mover, good single tracking once into stride, lovely temperament; 3 Martin’s Sturtmoor Arceus’s Legacy, Smooth Collie. O (3,1) 1 Prout’s Jackson Maltayed at Furzeland (imp Pol), spotlessly clean Samoyed of great appeal, rising three, dog of instant appeal for his lovely make and shape, pleasing head to handle, lovely eye and expression, excellent temperament, good stop, muzzle and neat ears, good length of back, strong hock, impressive on the move, RBNSC. 

AV IMP BREEDS REGISTER (PASTORAL) O (3,2) 1 Hackney’s Of Trebons Berger Blanc Boo (Imp DNK) White Swiss Shepherd Dog, not long turned two, most appealing male of lovely make and shape, turned out in best of order, lovely balanced head, very good eye, dominant expression, good skull topped by correct ears, good stop, clean muzzle, well developed neck, good rear, croup, bend of stifle, strong hock, excellent mover, lovely temperament. B Imp Reg.

  PASTORAL GROUP: 1 Stephens’ Chalksville Made Of Magic for Brightmeadow, German Shepherd Dog, surprisingly just out of puppy yet clearly maturing the right way. Saw him being judged in his breed and thought, ‘that’s nice’. Bred by the Chalks whose Shepherds I’ve done well in the past, this youngster is most impressive and expertly handled to best advantage, well proportioned head, good dark eye, intelligent, wary expression, straight topline, well arched neck, good front straight legs, strong pasterns tidy feet, strong loin, good turn of stifle, strong hock, walked, trotted and ran in determined manner with perfect footfall. Lovely boy who later went on to RBIS. Congratulations; Res: Thorne’s Belshanmish New Sensation at Pyrajay JW, three and a half year old Pyrenean Mountain Dog bitch of proud inclination, stood steady as a rock, moved as sound as a pound. Just loved her, proportionate head, clean to handle, most endearing dark eye and expression, good front and shoulder, level topline, straight legs, tight neat feet, good turn of stifle strong straight hocks, unlucky to meet the GSD in such good form, immaculately presented; 3 Jones’ Quemerford Magic Wish, OES; 4 Lockyer’s Gataj Turn Back Time JW, homebred s/w Rough Collie rising two, faultlessly presented in full coat, dog of appealing make and shape, pleasing head properties, lovely dark eye, intelligent expression, good front, strong legs, well developed rear enabling sound movement.

  PASTORAL PUPPY GROUP: First three all from my home breeds, and all s/w! 1 Lockyer’s Sweetmint’s What A Buzz at Gataj (imp Nor) pleasing addition to this kennel, never let handler down, well developed dog of eight months, ever responsive to handler, beautiful presentation, proportionate head, good dark eye, concentrated expression, very well coated covering well developed body, sound and confident on the move; Res: Martin’s Sturtmoor Arceus’s Legacy, Smooth Collie male of nine months not yet dropped into himself but nevertheless makes a fine picture, cleanly presented in coat of correct texture, well arched neck supporting clean head with correct planes, very good ears, dark eyes, alert expression, good straight legs, strong pasterns, tidy feet, impressed on the move; 3 Haensel’s Sherkarl Sole Dive, Sheltie; 4 Gracie’s Mournebrake Dear Prudence at Celebros, Hungarian Puli.

  PASTORAL RBOB GROUP: Jacob-Pearce’s Arundall Mithra, Briard.

  AV PASTORAL VETERAN: 1 Jacob-Pearce’s Salieri Heaven Knows at Arundall ShCM, Briard; 2 Hirst’s Sundark Simply A Star VW, Sheltie; 3 Sharp & Dyer’s Ch Catsun Comanche Legacy, ShCEx, Hungarian Puli; 4 Siviter’s Rubegud Takin The Mick ShCM VW, Welsh Corgi (Cardigan).

  AV OPEN STAKES (40) 1 Betts’ Ch Pipadene Xtraa Hint Of Chili JW, homebred Bearded Collie rising three whose name, I would suggest, means hot stuff. Well that she is. Immaculately presented, just class. Excellent mover; 2 Caldicott’s Aritaur Cirilla with Philmont, b/r Dobermann just out of puppy but so impressive in stature and movement, very well developed for age, so sound on move; 3 Thorne’s Belshanmish New Sensation at Pyrajay JW, PMD; 4 Rees’ Amical Valletta, home bred-in-the-purple bitch, beautiful Siberian Husky, such good bone and feet for her age, immaculately presented, lovely clean head to handle, sweetest of eye and expression, in very good body, very sound on the move.


Helen Taylor-Morris

Gordon Setter

Special Yearling 3:0

1 Lines’ Flaxheath Centrefold 6 month old bitch. Well balanced for age with excellent angulation fore and aft. Good bone with correct pasterns and standing on excellent feet. Coat correct for age. Good topline and croup. Moved true out and back, a very promising puppy. RBOB + BPIB

2 Passmore’s Beechlake The Poet In My Heart. 22 month bitch. Pretty head with good length of muzzle. Excellent reach of neck into well laid shoulder. Correct spring of rib with strong loin, correct topline and tailset. Well angulated rear. Moved well.

3 Jarvis’ Beechlake Somersetter

Post Graduate 1:0

Taylor’s Graylacier Blue Marlin 3 yr old dog. Strong masculine head with deep stop. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, could do with more return of upperarm. Well boned standing on good feet. Correct topline with good croup. Good depth of chest.

Open 3:1

1 Thomas’ Glynderys Moonstone. Won this class on her free and ground covering movement. Good head with correct length of muzzle and well set ears. Correct topline with good spring of rib and good forechest. Well boned with good feet and correct pasterns. Correct coat with good furnishings. Well angulated rear. BOB

2 Jones’ Roydack The Duchess. Smaller and more compact type than 1. Excellent feminine head with good length of muzzle. Well laid shoulder with good return of upperarm. Correct topline with good depth of chest, prefer more width to forechest. Well angulated rear, good feet. Presented in excellent coat. Lovely temperament, her tail never stopped wagging.

Hungarian Vizsla

Junior 2:1

1 Melvins’ Facanvadasz Demeter 10 month old bitch. Feminine head with good length of muzzle and well set ear, eyes yet to darken. Excellent front with well laid shoulder and good return of upperarm. Good bone and feet but could benefit from a nail trim. Good topline and tailset. Correct size for age. BPIB

Post Graduate 2:1

1 Davis’ Perllanside Royal Fanfare. Balanced bitch of correct size and good breed type. Excellent head with correct planes and well set ear. Good length of neck into well laid shoulder. Level topline with correct croup and tailset. Chest is developing well, yet to fill in forechest. Moved well.

Limit 4:0

1 Gottlieb Russetmantle Maia (AI) Won this class and ultimately BOB with her ground covering movement that was also true out and back. Excellent feminine head with correct eye and ear and enough length of muzzle. Well angulated fore and aft with correct depth of chest with good spring of rib. Correct topline and tailset, breed typical coat. Group 4

2 Milner’s Ivyvizbridge Just Thomas Excellent masculine head with typical expression. Rangier than 1 all through, good bone and feet. Needs time to develop in chest and fill his frame. Excellent topline, moved well.

3 Challis’ Vizslanya Vizi JW

Open 4:0

1 Roe’s Rarog Ruda Szata For Pirospont JW Male of excellent type. Typical head with correct planes and good eye and ear. Well proportioned with good angulation front and rear. Good depth of chest with correct spring of rib. Correct topline, a little long in loin. Moved well. RBOB

2 Greens’ Goviz Spring Rains By Vizaset (AI) Good head with correct eye and ear. Well proportioned with correct topline and well angulated rear, a little upright in front. Moderate bone with good feet and correct pasterns. Correct coat.

3 Challis’ Vizslanya Csibe JW

Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla

Open 3:1

1 Stephens’ Farnfield Pickpocket For Brightmeadow JW Well balanced dog of good proportion and correct substance. Excellent head with correct planes and stop, good ear set. Good length of neck leading to well laid shoulder with good corresponding return of upperarm. Strong topline with good depth of chest. Well angulated rear. Sound from all angles with good forechest. Coat OK. Moved true out and back. BOB

2 Ridgway’s Zoldmali Hunter Saman 8 month old dog full of potential but at that awkward growth stage at the moment. Head is developing nicely with good furnishings and typical expression. He has excellent bone and substance with super coat. Well angulated but needs time to level out and strengthen in topline. BPIB

Irish Setter

Puppy 7:2

1 Mugford’s Kedalita Abfab For Lynwood Topping the best class of the day so far this 8 month bitch put on a great show. Loved her typical outline on the stack. Feminine head with good length of muzzle and skull developing well. Well angulated both ends and stands and moves true from all directions. Such a shame her owner wasn’t able to stay for the Puppy Group as I loved her. She surely has a bright future. RBOB & BP

2 Russell’s Tiroen Touch of Magic By Settesoli (imp KCJ) Another quality puppy of excellent type and proportions. Well angulated with correct topline, excellent bone and feet. Moved well just preferred coat of 1 at this stage.

3 Macdonalds Sheldonite It Takes Two Baby

Special Yearling 1:1

Post Graduate 2:1

Henderson & Szwajkowski’s Grenada Lofty Czerwony (imp POL) 3yr old bitch. Feminine head with correct eye and ear. Good reach of neck and well angulated front assembly. Excellent depth of chest of correct shape. Reluctant to move today and not driving from the rear.

Limit 4:2

1 Henderson & Szwajkowski & Pikes’ Redclyst Pershing Good moving dog of good size and proportions. Excellent head with correct muzzle and ear set. Correct topline with well sprung chest reaching below the elbow. Correct tailset and carriage.

2 Macdonalds’ Redclyst Head Full of Dreams Lovely shape when stacked but couldn’t match the drive of 1 on the move today. Balanced angulation, good chest and topline. Excellent bone and feet. Good coat.

Open 3:1

1 Pym, Bott & Milligan-Bott’s Thendara Marshmello JW Quality dog of excellent type. Masculine head with dark eye and correct ear set. Excellent reach of neck, well laid shoulder with excellent return of upperarm. Chest is well sprung and reaching below the elbow. Excellent topline and tailset/carriage. Well angulated rear, good bone and feet. Correct coat. Covered the ground with sound reach and drive. BOB & G2

2 Macdnalds’ Redclyst Maximus Sound moving dog with excellent rear. Good head with correct planes. Shoulder is well laid, could do with more return to upperarm. Excellent bone and feet. Carrying a little too much weight today.

Italian Spinone

Post Graduate 2:0

1 Mortimer’s Scodinzolare Photoquilla Good head of equal planes and correctly set ear. Well laid shoulder with good return of upperarm. Well sprung rib of good depth. Strong loin, good croup and correct tailset. Excellent coat and bone. Moved well.

2 Luff’s Lyndyck Imo Grady 11 month bitch of good size and substance. Good head with correct eye and good length of muzzle. Balanced in angulation with good depth to chest. Excellent forechest for age. Moved OK when settled, should strengthen behind with maturity. BP

Open 5:2

1 Kruglow’s Amberellie Rosanna My notes say moderate and honest. Sound and true from all angles she covered the ground well. Good outline, well angulated fore and aft with correct topline and croup. Deep well sprung rib and strong loin. Good coat and feet. BOB

2 Morimer’s Scodinzolare Philomen Well angulated fore and aft, steeper rise over the loin than 1. Excellent mover, sound and true. Good depth of chest with excellent forechest. Good bone and feet. RBOB

3 Luff’s Riccini Carluccio At Lyndyck

Large Munsterlander

Open 3:2

1 Disney’s Sh Ch Womglepong Wills Faramir Standing alone but how nice it was to have such a quality exhibit to go over. Well balanced from tip to tail. Typy outline with correct proportions and bone. Well angulated with elbows well underneath him. Chest is deep with excellent spring of rib. Strong loin and correct croup. Moved true in all directions, at one with his handler. BOB and pleased to award him Group 3 in good company.

Pointer

Post Graduate 6:1

1 Clinton’s Hawkfield Happy Feet At Oramiss 7 month dog who won this class on his sound movement out and back without too much lift in front in profile. Head is developing well with correct proportions for age, well set eye and ear. Excellent front assembly with sternum visible and good forechest. Good topline and tailset. Enough rear angulation. Good coat and feet. BP

2 Philo’s Sunhouse Black Is Back At Salmonmist (AI) 15 month dog of excellent type. Good size and bone. Excels in head, topline and rear construction. Moved with excellent drive but looser in front coming towards than 1 at this stage.

3 Matthew’s Sonham Raising The Game JW

Open 5:0

1 Matthew’s Sonham Chasing Rainbows Feminine all through. Well sculpted head with dark eye and correctly set ear. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulder with good return of upperarm. Chest is deep and well sprung with rib well back. Correct length of loin and well angulated rear giving her correct topline that was also held on the move. Moved true in all directions. BOB

2 Oliver & Stilgoe’s Teisgol Love Is In The Air. Quality dog of excellent type and outline. Excels in profile movement with light easy action covering the ground at one with his handler. Well balanced all through with excellent angulation, slightly long in front pastern. Correct size and substance. Close up to 1. RBOB 

3 Philo’s Tenshilling Its My Party For Salmonmist JW OSW ShCEX

Curly Coated Retriever

Post Graduate 3:0

1 Courtier’s Maycourt Cover Shot A tough class to judge as all 3 of a similar type. This girl topped the class owing to her flowing lines, good reach of neck and correct body to leg ratios. Moved with excellent reach and drive and sound from all angles. Level topline with deep chest and correct coat texture. RBOB

2 Perkins’ Maycourt Miss Sweetness At Tengore . Well angulated with correct topline and excellent coat. Nice bone and feet. Good forechest. Moved true from all angles but lacking the drive of 1 today

3 Courtier’s Maycourt Take Me To The Top

Open 3:1

1 Stephens’ Ravenho Looks Like Trouble For Brightmeadow Well balanced dog but wouldn’t want any more of him. Strong masculine head with good length to muzzle and correct eye and ear. Well angulated with strong bone and well arched feet. Chest is deep and well sprung, excellent forechest. Won this class and ultimately BOB with his easy ground covering movement.

2 Davies & Bradstocks’ Maycourt Kashmir Con Redanimo Excellent type and lovely outline on the stack but just didn’t want to move in the ring we had today. Well proportioned, excellent size and bone, good feet.

Flat Coated Retriever

Post Graduate 3:0 

1 Jacksons’ Manteauplat Margaux 2 yr old bitch of moderate size and bone. Pleasing head of good proportions. Balanced angles with good depth of chest, level topline and correct tailset. Tight well arched feet and good pasterns. Correct coat,moved well. RBOB

2 Moxeys’ Dymexe My Cherie Amour 7 month old of nice type. Narrow all through at present as to be expected. Head is developing nicely with good length of muzzle and correct stop. Moved well when settled BP

3 Moxeys’ Dymexe Motown Philly

Open 2:0

1 Miltons’ Manteauplat Black Pippin Typy outline of correct size and proportions. Excellent head with correct planes and stop. Excellent front assembly with good forechest and elbows well underneath her. Good depth of chest with nice spring of rib. Topline OK but can dip at times. Good croup and tailset. Moved well BOB

2 Keartons’ Braemist Bootlegger At Ravenhall. Presented in excellent coat and condition. Good head and decent lay of shoulder, a little stuffy in neck. Level topline, correct tailset and well angulated rear. Excellent temperament.

Golden Retriever

Puppy 6:1

1 Smyth’s Kadaka Krumpet 9 month bitch who caught my eye on entry to the ring. Beautiful type with excellent feminine head and the most melting expression. Sound and true she covered the ground with light even strides. Correct bone and substance, excellent pastern and feet. Well proportioned and balanced for age. Excellent coat and condition she surely has a bright future. BOB, BP and Puppy Group 1 

2 Hewitson’s Seruilia Summer Dreamer 8 month B. Another of good breed type. Lovely outline when stacked just not the reach of 1 in profile at this stage. Good head, kind dark eye. Level topline, correct tailset and carriage. 

3 Fenn’s Fulvia Just Magic At Jandeburn

Special Yearling 4:1

1 Merrick’s Warrentor Tourmakeady Excellent masculine head, correct eye and ear. Well boned with well arched tight feet. Good depth of chest with good spring of rib, level topline with correct tailset. Balanced angles, moved well.

2 Hurrell’s Klasical Legacy From Double Gold Among Gilliansgold. Smaller more compact dog than 1. Masculine head with good length of muzzle, rather deep in stop. Well angulated fore and aft. Good topline and tailset. Excellent coat of correct texture. Moved well in profile, a little close behind going away.

3 Callow’s Cassatess Radstock Girl

Post Graduate 4:1

1 Richardson’s Catcombe Cut Above For Stormhayes Won this class on overall proportions. Feminine head with kind eye and well set ear. Balanced angles, excellent topline, moved OK. Currently between coats.

2 Leeming’s Kadaka Kalypso At Iscadu JW Pretty feminine head with excellent expression. Good reach of neck into well angulated shoulder. Strong level topline, a little long through the loin. Good bone and feet.

3 Perry’s Stormhayes Spring Willow

Open Dog 1:0

1 Fenn’s Chalksville Highlander At Jandeburn Well boned dog of good size. Masculine head of correct planes and well set ear. Level topline with good croup, a little short in neck. Good depth and breadth of chest. Well angulated rear. Moved with drive from behind, a little short strided in front.

Open Bitch 5:3

1 Hewitson’s Seruilia Shining Star JW Excellent type with good proportions. Feminine head with correct planes and dark kind eye. Well angulated, good bone and feet. Correct depth of chest with good forechest and true front. Level topline and well angulated rear. Presented in excellent coat but carrying a little too much weight today for my personal preference. RBOB

2 Ives’ Balsamina Bellini JW. Excellent angles and strong level topline just found her a little narrow all through. Good head with kind expression. Excellent reach of neck. Stands on good bone and feet. Correct coat.

Labrador 

Post Graduate 4:2

1 Hoban’s Meadowleigh Turn Back Time Chocolate bitch of good type if a little long in loin. Presented in excellent coat of good texture. Excellent reach of neck into well laid shoulder with corresponding return of upperarm. Good bone and feet, correct pasterns. Well ribbed with good depth of chest. Well tuned stifle, moved true. BOB

2 Mills’ Jaybeck Winter Wispa JW Yellow bitch of correct proportions. Excellent head with balanced planes and correct ear set. Good reach of neck into well laid back shoulder with excellent return of upperarm. Well ribbed of correct depth, well muscled loin. Coat not as harsh as 1. 

Open Dog 3:1

1 Jeffery’s Lembas Swings Both Ways At Mibridge 10 yr old black dog who was still so sound on the move. Excellent masculine head with correct muzzle and stop. Well ribbed of correct depth with good length of loin. Good topline and tailset, Excellent coat.  

2 Moody’s Trendlewood Ebony And Ivory Stronger headed black male with good length of muzzle. Good reach of neck, balanced angles and correct depth of chest. Longer cast than 1 through the loin. Strong rear with good muscle tone.

Open Bitch 2:1

1 Mills’ Trendlewood Day Dreaming Yellow bitch of excellent proportions. Stands true in front with good forechest and elbows well underneath her. Correct bone and substance, good feet. Level topline with strong loin and correct tailset. Covers ground well with good reach and drive if a little close behind at times. RBOB

American Cocker Spaniel

Post Graduate 4:2

1 Edwards Moonmist I Spy Wilbur 11 month dog of correct size and proportions. Good head with correct stop and well set ear. Balanced angulation with good bone and feet. Well developed in chest for age with good forechest. Sloping topline and correct tailset. Won this class and ultimately BOB on his true driving action behind and light ground covering action. Puppy Group 3

2 Bedding & Jennings’ Alibama Knockout. Refused to come back in the ring for a critique.

Open 3:1

1 Edwards’ Afterglow Bang Tidy. Strong masculine head with correct length of muzzle and good stop. Well angulated both fore and aft with good width all through. Correct topline and tailset. Moved true with good reach and drive. RBOB

2 Luczynski’s Baladeva Scarlet Letters For Kanara ShCM ShCEx 8 yr old bitch who was very smart in outline but just lacking overall finish in coat today. Feminine head with excellent planes. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulders. Strong topline and good tailset. Sound and true on the move, not as much reach as 1.

Cocker Spaniel

My first time judging this breed and have to say they were the highlight of my day, a quality entry throughout, fabulous temperaments and well presented.

Junior 4:0

1 Masters & Dott’s Manchela Pollyanna Lovely type and proportions. Feminine head with correct eye and ear set giving typical kind expression. Well angulated fore and aft and standing true from all angles. Excellent topline and correctly set tail. Very sound out and back with excellent ground coverage in profile. BP & Puppy Group 4

2 Smalls’ Albertea Minerva All of the above comments also apply to this girl and was truly splitting hairs in the class. Just found 1 to be that little bit more mature in body and coat today. Super puppies.

3 Smiths’ Mundusmeus Out Of Reach

Limit 2:1

1 Green & Brains’ Cachel Pop The Question To Meloneras JW Presented in excellent coat and condition. Feminine head with good length of muzzle and correct eye set. Balanced angulation. Chest of correct dept with good spring of rib. Well developed forechest. Moved well.

Open 2:1

1 Salmon’s Crimicar Indigo Eclipse Loved this dog from the moment I put my hands on him. Super condition and excellent coat. So well balanced all though, sound from all angles. Masculine head with typical expression and correctly set ear. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulder with corresponding return of upperarm. Good bone and feet. Chest of good depth with well sprung rib. Well angulated rear with strong hocks. Floated round the ring. Pleased to award him BOB and Group 1.

English Springer Spaniel

Open 6:2

1 Williams & Toublic’s Cobhay Fancy Phlox 5 yr old bitch. Good type with good leg to body ratios. Excellent angulation and correct topline. Feminine head with balanced planes, correct skull and nice dark eye. Excellent feet and pasterns. Deep chest and well sprung ribs. Strong loin. Moved with good reach and drive BOB

2Williams & Toublic’s Cobhay Heavenly Hydrangea 6 month old Very balanced for age. Presented in excellent flat laying coat and for such a young baby didn’t put a foot wrong.  Head is developing nicely, correct dentition. Strong topline and excellent feet. Covered the ground well with good reach and drive BP

3 Cokell, Nicklin & Ainsley’s Carlyquinn Winter Storm

Field Spaniel

Junior 3:2

1 Harnett’s Redeswell Sweet Serendipity 16 month old black bitch. Typical head with good length of muzzle and well set eye and ear. Good reach of neck, well angulated and strong topline. Well boned with good pasterns. Good depth and breadth of chest, a tad long in loin. Correct tailset and carriage. Super mover. RBOB

Post Graduate 5:2

1 Johnson’s Irisbel Coming Home To Sylviidae Black bitch of correct size and substance. Well angulated and standing true from all angles. Typy in head with correct planes and good eye. Level topline with correct croup. Moved well.

2 Harding’s Kingsmist Remember Me JW Liver dog, rangier in type than 1 . Masculine head with excellent length of muzzle and well set ear. Good reach of neck, well laid shoulder and correct topline. Excellent bone, pasterns and feet.   

3 Harnett’s Flyenpyg First Lady

Limit 4 :2

1 Johnson’s Sonetend Silk Stockings For Sylviidae Liver bitch of excellent type and outline. Balanced and true she is sound from all angles with typical head and expression. Good depth of chest with ribs well back. Strong topline and correct tailset. Not in her best coat at present.

2 Harding’s Kingsmist The Black Knight Black dog with strong masculine head, good length of muzzle. Excellent shape on the stack with good front, well developed forechest and elbows well underneath him. Correct length of body, good topline and well angulated rear. Moved true out and back but not the drive of 1 today.

Open 2:1

1 Harding’s Kingsmist Miss Marple JW Quality black bitch of good breed type and balanced outline. Presented in excellent coat and condition. Feminine head with typical expression and balanced planes. Excellent front assembly, good bone, strong pasterns and well arched feet. Correct depth of chest with good spring of rib, strong loin. Well angulated rear with strong hocks. Sound and true on the move with good ground coverage. BOB

 

Weimaraner

Post Graduate 5:2

1 Goords’ Dartview Formula One 17 month old male with lots to like. Excellent type and correct size and proportions. Masculine head with correct muzzle and ear set. Good length of neck, well laid shoulder, good bone and strong pasterns, feet ok. Excellent topline, good depth of chest. Moved well. Just lost out on maturity to the Open dog in the challenge. RBOB

2 Burgess’ Gamepoint Zoom By Hantaburg. 11 month bitch puppy and still very much a baby at this time being all legs. Feminine head of good type and balance. Good forechest for age, chest still to drop. Good topline with correct croup and tailset. Excellent rear angles. Good feet. BP

3 Jefferies’ Rivertone Aurora Over Silbermeer

Open 3:1

1 Burgess’ Gunalt Vettel To Hantzburg ShCEx Mature male presented in excellent condition, well muscled. Excellent head with good eye and ear. Excellent front assembly standing parallel with well developed forechest, strong pasterns and good feet. Deep chest with rib coming well back, strong loin and well angulated rear. Moved with excellent reach and drive. BOB

2 Jefferies’ Silbermeer Annie Get Ya Gun. Feminine head with good eye, long muzzle, would prefer more stop. Well angulated with good topline. Correct depth of chest with good tuck-up. Moderate bone and good pastern but overall picture spoilt by nails being too long.

AVNSC Gundog

Post Graduate 3:0

1 Matthews & Moon’s Vanitonia Song And Dance Clumber Spaniel.13 month bitch. Excellent type presented in good coat and condition. Well proportioned, correct size and bone. Good head with correct muzzle and ear, prefer more pigment to eye. Strong neck into well laid shoulders, good bone and pasterns, true front. Well sprung rib, correct topline and tailset. Moved with good reach and drive in profile. 

2 Martin & Green’s Rhoswendale Game Is On For Viszaset Irish Red & White Setter Could have taken him home, for a 7 month old puppy he never put a foot wrong. Beautiful shape on the stack, balanced with good angles throughout. Masculine head developing nicely, kind expression. Good topline, correctly set tail and sound rear. Moved with good reach and drive just needs to tighten up coming towards which is to be expected in a large breed at this age. BP and Puppy Group 2

3 Osman’s Bournehouse Sirocco Over Marissolo English Setter

Open 1:1

Bradley’s Sh Ch Stanegate Stage Debut (AI) ShCEx Irish Water Spaniel Standing alone but well deserving of this class and ultimately BAVNSC. To look at her standing she typy and moderate but comes alive on the move with effortless reach and drive and so true on the out and back. Excellent head, good reach of neck and well made front assembly. Good depth of chest with well spring rib, short loin and well angulated rear. Presented in excellent coat of good texture.

Import Register Gundog

Open 2:0

1 Condron’s Coco Dianell Morava At Covarney (imp cze) 2 yr old bitch. Feminine head with excellent length of muzzle and correct ear set. Strong neck into well laid shoulder. Moderate bone, good pasterns and feet. Strong topline with chest to elbow and well angulated rear. Overall a balanced and sound picture with true action out and back. Best Import

2 Condron’s Covarney Alberti 10 month old dog who is at a really rangy stage of development at the moment. Good shoulder angulation, moderate bone and good feet. Needs time to develop in chest and brisket. Good topline and tailset. Very loose on the move at present. BP Import

AV Gundog Puppy

All dogs were seen dogs critiqued in their breed classes

1 Smalls’ Albertea Minerva. Cocker Spaniel 2nd in Junior

2 Russell’s Tiroen Touch of Magic By Settesoli (imp KCJ) Irish Setter 2nd in Puppy

3 Clinton’s Hawkfield Happy Feet At Oramiss. Pointer 1st Post Grad

AV Gundog Veteran

1 Fenn’s Chalksville Barregarrow At Jandeburn JW ShCM Golden Retriever. My notes say moderate and sound, nothing overdone. Well proportioned with good length of leg, standing true from all angles. Dark coat of correct texture. Excellent level topline with strong loin and good tailset and carriage. Correct depth of chest. Excellent pasterns and feet. Moved Well

2 Challis’ Highforce Future Legend For Vizslanya JW ShCEx VW Hungarian Vizsla Well proportioned with correct length of body and well angulated fore and aft. Good head with balanced planes and correct eye. Presented in excellent condition,  coat is of good texture but dark in colour. Moved well.

3 Luczynski’s Baladeva Scarlet Letters For Kanara ShCM ShCEx American Cocker

Gundog Group 

1 Cocker Spaniel - Salmon’s - Crimicar Indigo Eclipse 

2 Irish Setter Pym, Bott & Milligan-Bott’s - Thendara Marshmello JW

3 Large Munsterlander Disney’s - Sh Ch Womglepong Wills Faramir

4 Hungarian Vizsla Gottlieb’s - Russetmantle Maia (AI)

Gundog Puppy Group 

1 Golden Retriever Smyth’s - Kadaka Krumpet

2 Irish Red & White Seter Martin & Green’s - Rhoswendale Game Is On For Viszaset 

3 American Cocker Spaniel Edwards’ - Moonmist I Spy Wilbur 

4 Cocker Spaniel Masters & Dott’s - Manchela Pollyanna

RBOB Group

1 Pointer Oliver & Stilgoe’s - Teisgol Love Is In The Air.

Russell Mosedale (Knightsbay)

Thank you to the society for there kind invitation and to hard working Stewards on keeping us on track which was a very busy day.Thank you to the exhibitors for their support and quality exhibitors to judge.

Whippets

Puppy(6) a very mixed class,1ST DODDRIDGE DAZZLE UM WITH VISCAR, correct skull shape with slight stop & powerful jaws, oval shape eyes, correct ear shape, long & muscular neck leading into well place shoulders, well-off for bone, well arched feet, chest deep, ribs well sprung, good tuck up, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, correct tail set, moved with good reach with enough drive to win the class. 2ND DEJARE DREAMING ON AND ON, long and lean head, oval eye shape, ears well placed, muscular neck leading into well placed shoulders, well off for bone, toes arched, good depth of brisket, well sprung ribs, super tuck-up, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with reach but not the drive of 1 today. 3RD DODDRIDGE DAZZEL UM WITH VISCAR. Junior(1)1ST PALMIK TURN IT ON AGAIN, loved his shape and profile, correct skull shape with slight stop & powerful jaws, oval shape eyes, correct ear shape, long & muscular neck leading into well place shoulders, well-off for bone, well arched feet, chest deep, ribs well sprung, good tuck up, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, correct tail set, moved with reach and drive, delighted to award him BP ,RBOB & Puppy Group 3. Post-Graduate (7)1ST FREEHAMLET SAINT MATILDA, correct skull shape with good jaws, eye oval shape, well placed ears, muscular neck leading into well placed shoulders, well arched feet, brisket deep, ribs well sprung, good tuck-up, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled, moved with enough reach and drive to clinch the class. 2ND SHELSUE TULLBARDINE, correct skull shape with good jaws, correct eye shape, well placed ears, long neck leading into well placed shoulders, well off for bone, good depth of brisket, ribs well sprung, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled, moved close behind and enough reach movement. 3RD PALMIK ACE OF SPADES. Open Dog (3)1ST BRYNTERIA SEA OF LOVE, masculine outline and maintain elegance, correct skull shape, strong jaw, oval eye, correct ears shape, long neck leading into well placed shoulders, good depth of brisket, ribs well sprung, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled, moved with reach and drive. 2nd ROYS ROCKET OF VISCAR, correct skull shape with slight stop, oval shape eyes, correct ear shape, long neck, well place shoulders, quality bone, feet well arched, chest deep, ribs well sprung, good tuck up, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good drive not as true in front movement as 1. Open Bitch(6)1ST BRYNTREIA WHISPERED LOVE AT PALMIK JW, love her shape and outline, skull is long and lean in shape with strong jaws, super pigmentation, correct eye shape, well placed ears, long neck leading into well placed shoulders, strong bone, excellent arched toes, good depth of brisket, ribs well sprung, super tuck-up, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with reach & drive, BOB & Group 4. 2ND FREEMANTLE SAINT CECILIA, correct skull shape with good jaws, correct eye shape, well placed ears, long neck leading into well placed shoulders, quality bone, brisket deep, ribs well sprung, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled, moved with good drive the reach of 1 today. 3RD WHITLERA TRULY SCRUMPY.

Afghan Hound

Unfortunately, the ring just wasn’t big enough for the dogs today. Post-Graduate(3) 1st KATANGA’S GOD OF THUNDER JW, correct skull shape with good proportions, eyes of the correct shape & colour, ears set low, long neck leading into well placed shoulders, well off for bone, would prefer more strength in topline, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach with enough drive to win the class, excellent coat and condition. BOB. 2ND AFFYNEETA DESERT WIND, stronger in skull than 1 has prominent occiput, eyes of the correct shape & colour, low set ears, long neck leading into well placed shoulders, quality bone, firm topline, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach lacks drive today. RBOB. 3RD AFFYNEETA TOSKCAN SUN. Open (2)1ST AFFYNETTA MOUNTAIN skull long with prominent occiput, eyes of the correct shape & colour, ears low set, long neck, well placed shoulders, quality bone, moderate bend of stifle, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach lacks drive. 

Basset Fauve De Bretagne

Post Graduate (1) 1st RANGALI BOOTY LICIOUS, head well balanced with skull moderate domed, defined occiput, stop moderate, powerful underjaw, nose black and wide open nostrils, eyes are dark hazel and slightly oval in shape, ears set in line with eye, short muscular neck, legs straight, tight feet, shoulders are slightly sloping, chest deep and wide, ribs well rounded, powerful hindquarters and well-muscled, tail set on high and carried well on the move, she moved super quick stride once she settle. RBOB Open (1)1ST GOUVIER ESPRESSO MARTINI JW, striking boy, love his shape and profile, head well balanced with skull moderate domed, her occiput is well defined, moderate stop, strong underjaw, nose black and wide open nostrils, eyes are dark hazel and slightly oval in shape, ears set in line with eye, neck short and muscular, legs straight, feet tight, shoulders are slightly sloping, chest is deep and wide, ribs well rounded, powerful hindquarters and well-muscled with second thigh muscle, tail set on high and carried well on the move, she moved super quick stride, excellent coat and condition. BOB shortlisted in group.

Basset Hound

Open(1)1ST DEVONHOUND WHO’S THAT GIRL JW, what real showgirl we have here, she catches your eye and you naturally draws your eye in her super qualities she has to offer, super shape and profile, head is domed with some stop, super length of muzzle with strong jaw, excellent flews, super pigmentation, large and open nostrils, correct shape eyes, ears low set with correct length and supple, well arched and muscular neck, shoulders well laid back, forelegs are short with strong bone, well knuckled and large feet, excellent body length with depth too, well rounded and sprung ribs, level and broad back, strong and powerful hindquarters, hocks well let down, hard muscular condition, tail is well set on, moved with such effortless and powerful stride, excellent coat and condition, delighted to award her BOB and Group 1, delighted to hear to she won the Res CC at Crufts 2 weeks ago, I am sure she will gain her title with ease. 

Beagle

Junior (2)1ST ROSANKA SKYE AT MEGANJIN, compact girl who has real cheekiness attitude to the world, lovely profile, correct slightly domed skull shape, stop well defined, feminine expression, correct bite, ears long and set low, slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, round bone, tight & firm feet, good depth of chest, ribs well sprung, short couplings, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh, tail set of high & carried well on the move, moved with reach & drive. RBOB & BP. 2ND REDCAP PRETTY WOMAN AT MEGANJIN, correct slightly domed skull shape, stop well defined, correct eye colour, ears long and set low, shoulders ok, round bone, tight & firm feet, good depth of chest, ribs well sprung, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh, tail set of high, moved with reach & drive.  Open (4)1ST REDCAP THE COUIER JW, correct slightly domed skull shape, stop well defined, masculine expression, correct eye colour, ears long and set low, slightly arched neck leading into well placed shoulders, round bone, tight & firm feet, chest developing, ribs well sprung, short couplings, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh, tail set of high & carried well on the move, moved with reach & drive. BOB, shortlisted in the group. 2ND REDCAP KNUCKLESBONES AT MEGAINJIN, correct slightly domed skull shape, stop well defined, correct eye colour, ears long and set low, well-placed shoulder, round bone, tight & firm feet, good depth of chest, ribs well sprung, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh, prefer a better tail set, moved with reach & drive.

Min Long-Haired Dachshund

Post Graduate(4)1ST MINARD DARQUE RED FOR DEVONDAX, caught my eye, striking boy oozes breed type, well balanced, correct skull shape, strong jaws, medium almond shape eyes with correct colour, ears set high with correct shape, close knit feet, well off for bone, neck slightly arched, well-placed shoulders, strong breastbone, well ribbed, excellent keel, strong & powerful hindquarters, correct croup, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, excellent tail set, moved with real drive & reach, gleaming coat & condition, BOB, BP, Group 2 & Puppy Group 1. 2ND DEVONCREAM MYSTIQUE JEWEL, correct skull shape, strong jaws, medium almond shape eyes with correct colour, ears set high with correct shape, close knit feet, well off for bone, neck slightly arched, well-placed shoulders, upper arm close to ribs, strong breastbone, well ribbed, super keel, strong & powerful hindquarters, well-muscled, not the movement of 1 today. 3RD CRISCAN QUE PASO. Open(3)1ST KENZDUO MONDAY MOJITO AT DEVONDAX, super outline and shape, correct skull shape with good ridges over eyes, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, excellent keel, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach & drive, excellent coat condition. RBOB. 2ND DEVONCREAM ICE MIMOSA, shape of the skull is correct, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, shoulders well-placed, close-knit feet, strong breast bone, well ribbed, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, correct tail set, in excellent coat & condition, prefer true movement 1 today. 

Min Smooth Haired Dachshund

Junior (5)1st RUSSETCOPSE’S TOFFEE APPLE, she has a lovely outline and shape, correct skull shape, correct eye shape & colour, medium oval eyes, ears set high, moderate reach of neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, excellent keel, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach & drive, super coat and condition, BOB. 2ND FROM REDTECKEL STORY MAXIN FOR DEVONDAX, promising youngster still needs more time to mature, correct skull shape, correct eye shape & colour, medium oval eyes, ears set high, moderate reach of neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach & drive, super condition. RBOB. 3RD JANACOP MAGIC MAY. 

Min Wire-Haired Dachshunds

Postgraduate (2)1st DO SMARTIES AT JANACOP, I like her profile and shape, correct skull shape, correct eye shape & colour, medium oval eyes, ears set high, moderate reach of neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, excellent keel, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach & drive. BOB & BP. 2ND BARRATINI SONG AND DANCE WITH ROSENCRANTZ, striking girl, but today she is carrying too much weight, skull of correct shape, correct eye shape & colour, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck of moderate length, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach & drive. Open (1)1ST BLACKVEIN RAMBLER AT JANCOP JW, correct skull shape, correct eye shape & colour, oval medium eyes, high set ears, moderate reach of neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, would like a better tail set, trends to carry little to high on the move, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach & drive. RBOB.

Smooth-Haired Dachshunds

Junior (4) 1st GOBANNIUM MADE OF HONOUR, Promising girl who has lovely shape and profile, correct skull shape, eyes are medium and oval in shape, set high ears, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, feet close knit, strong breastbone, well-ribbed, excellent keel, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, super topline which kept on the move, moved with good reach & drive, Res BOB. 2ND CARPACCIO QUEEN CONSULT FOR TRISENSARA, correct skull, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, shoulders well-placed, close-knit feet, well ribbed, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, prefer 1 topline on the move, moved with good reach not as positive drive as 1. Post Graduate (4)1ST FANTASTIC FRANK AT TRISENSARA JW, string boy you has super shape and profile, has lovely shape and profile, correct skull shape with good ridges over eyes, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, excellent keel, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach & drive, BOB & shortlisted in the Group. 2ND GOBANNIUM GLADY’S FRIDAY, close to one, super girl, has lovely shape and profile, correct skull shape with good ridges over eyes, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched, shoulders well-placed, close-knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach not the drive of 1 today. 3RD RAYOL DALLAS COWBOYS AT JAXINORYDAX, promising puppy needs, maturing on the right lines, moved well with good reach and drive, BP & PG2. Open (2) 1ST ANDRES WON VISION OF GOBANNIUM JW OSW, correct skull shape, medium oval eyes, ears set high, forechest strong, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, well ribbed, super keel, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with reach & drive. 2ND JACKSONDAX HORNET HURRAH AT TRIESENSARA JW, super shape, skull of correct shape, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, firm topline, well angulated hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with enough reach & drive. 

Wire-Haired Dachshund

Post-Graduate (6)1ST SONHAM TWICE AS NICE JW, not surprise he has her JW, she has a super outline and shape, correct skull shape with good ridges over eyes, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, excellent keel, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach & drive, excellent coat condition, delighted to award her RBOB, promising future ahead her. 2ND HOTOTO’S SPECULATOR, love her shape, correct skull shape, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, shoulders well-placed, feet close knit, strong breastbone, well ribbed, super keel, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled, moved with good reach & drive. 3RD ELDERKINE’S BRONTE. Open (5)1ST STANEGATE BILLY THE KID AT SONHAM JW, what striking boy he his, super profile and shape, the correct skull shape with good ridges over eyes, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, excellent bone, close knit feet, strong breastbone, firm topline, short loin, well ribbed, strong and powerful hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach & drive, in absolutely fantastic coat and condition, delighted to award him BOB & Group 3. 2ND KASALANE OSTIRIATOR, correct skull shape with good ridges over eyes, medium oval eyes, ears set high, neck slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, close knit feet, strong breastbone, well ribbed, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, moved with good reach & drive. 3rd ELDERINE SPECIAL BREW. 

Finnish Spitz

Special Yearling (1) CH ENKELIN KIRSIKAN KUKKA, love her shape, head is of medium size which is clean cut, narrow muzzle, strong jaw, excellent pigmentation, medium size of eyes and dark in colour, ears small and fine texture, muscular neck, strong forelegs, round feet, straight back, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, tail set high and well plumed, super coat, moved with good drive needs to settle little more in front movement. RBOB. Open (1) 1ST CH ENKELINI HOPEINEN UKKONEN, Upstanding boy who excels in his shape and profile, medium size head which is clean cut, narrow muzzle, jaw strong, excellent pigmentation, medium size of eyes and dark in colour, ears small and fine texture, neck muscular, strong forelegs, round feet, straight back, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled, tail set high and well plumed, super coat and condition, moved with super reach and drive. BOB. 

Ibizan Hound

Open Dog (2) 1ST NEVAEH’S RADICAL DUDE (IMP USA), lovely shape and profile, head of correct shape and proportions, excellent pigmentation, lovely clear and amber eyes, lovely large ears set on level with the eye, long, lean and slightly arched neck, shoulders blades short, legs straight, well arched toes,  ribs are flat and long, short coupled, well tucked up, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, long thing tail set low, moved with long stride needs to settle in the front movement. Open Bitch (2)Two quality girls here, 1ST AMATHE’S BEWITCHED (IMP CAN) has super profile, head of correct shape and proportions, stop well defined,  strong jaws, excellent pigmentation, lovely clear and oval shape amber eyes, lovely large ears set on level with the eye,  long, lean and slightly arched neck, shoulders blades short, legs straight, well arched toes, breast bone prominent, ribs are flat and long, short coupled, well tucked up, strong hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, long thin tail set low, moved with long far reaching stride. 2ND CH AFILADOR ROOM ON THE BROOM SHCM VW, worthy champion, head of correct shape and proportions, excellent pigmentation, lovely clear and amber eyes, lovely large ears set on level with the eye, long, lean and slightly arched neck, short shoulder blades, straight legs, pasterns of good length,  well arched toes,  ribs are flat and long, short coupled, well tucked up, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, long thin tail set low, moved with long stride,RBOB.

AVNSC HOUND

Open (4) 1ST NORVIN MARVEL OF BRAWDOR, Elkhound, compact and square outline, wedge shaped head, eyes medium and oval shape, ears set high and alert, powerful neck leading into well placed shoulders, legs straight, feet oval and tightly closed, elbows close, strong back, chest deep, loin short, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, tightly tail, excellent coat and condition, soft and dense undercoat, moved effortless reach and drive. BAVNSC. 2ND AABIDAH DE POLVO MAGIO (IMP AUT) Sloughi, I was very taken with girl, very elegant profile and shape, she has the most gorgeous head which is very eye catching, head is long and refine, elongated wedge shape, muzzle is refined, excellent pigmentation, eyes dark and oval in shape, ears set level with her eyes, elegant and strong neck, shoulders blades long, forelegs strong, flat bone, prominent sternum, well-ribbed, excellent tuck up, hindquarters are strongly muscled, hocks well let down, unfortunately when she moved the speaker went of which put her of her stride, but she got her act together to get RBOB and RBOB Hound Group a joy to judge! 

AV Import Hound

Open (1) 1ST STONEMARTIN AILBE WITH KATANGA (IKC) Azawakh, Quality girl, she fit the standard well, lean and elegance shape and profile, head is long and fine, well chiselled, flat cheeks, slight stop, well open nostrils, excellent pigmentation, almond shaped eyes and dark in colour, good reach of neck, shoulders long and lean, upper arm long, feet round, correct length to height ratio, well-developed chest, moderate hindquarters, good muscle tone, excellent condition, moved with correct high action and easy drive. Best Import.

AV Puppy Hound (16) 

1ST SEASARA ICEMAN, Elkhound, promising puppy with lots to like, compact and square outline, head is wedge shaped, eyes medium and oval shape, ears set high and alert, strong neck leading into well placed shoulders, straight legs, feet oval and tightly closed, elbows close, back strong, deep chest, loin short, powerful hindquarters, well-muscled with second thigh muscle, tightly tail, excellent coat and condition, soft and dense undercoat, moved effortless reach and drive, promising future ahead of him. 2ND PALMIK TURN IT ON AGAIN, 3RD ROSANKA SKYE AT MEGANJIN. AV Veteran Hound (10) Just wanted to say there was a gorgeous elkhound in this class unfortunately he got wind of bitch in season which made it possible for him to move! 1ST RAIMEX RIO, Beagle, compact girl, correct slightly domed skull shape, stop well defined, feminine expression, correct eye colour, slightly arched neck, well placed shoulders, round bone, tight & firm feet, good depth of chest, ribs well sprung, short couplings, strong hindquarters, well-muscled, tail set of high & carried well on the move, moved with reach & drive. 2ND AMAHTE’S BEWITCHED VW (IMP CAN). 3RD CICELANE MAGNUS AT KASALANE.