I would like to thank the Committee for giving me this opportunity to judge and go over some lovely exhibits. My decision between my top winners was a tough decision as they are all lovely dogs and a credit to their owners, but my BOB just gave that little extra on the day. One observation is that we don’t see many exhibits with drive and I feel we are losing this from the breed. Dogs should have drive covering the ground effortlessly.
Class 1400 – Veteran Dog or Bitch (2)
1st Freer and Smith’s Ch Nikara Diamond Dancer JW. A lovely dog with everything in the right place. Pleasing outline with nice expression, good eye and ear placement. Good reach of neck and a good depth of chest, well muscled and correct feet. Covered the ground effortlessly. RBD, BV
2nd Dent’s Ch Danrobian Snow Mischief to Snowsense. Full of life enjoying himself in the ring. Larger masculine type, well balanced, presented in good coat of correct texture with well furred biscuit tipped ears. Lovely expression. Moved well but preferred the movement of 1.
Class 1401 – Minor Puppy Dog (1)
1st Haffenden’s Novaskaya Xander Lefay. A puppy of 7 months with a super outline, good reach of neck and a lovely masculine head, good pigment and well furred ears. Lovely profuse well set tail and everything as it should be at this age. Moved nicely round the ring when settled BP
Class 1401 – Puppy Dog (3)
1st Kirkwood and Jones’ Vandreem Imperial Kazhiya. A lively puppy of 9 months with a good outline in good coat, very well presented and attentive to his handler. Nice expression with good pigment. Well furred ears of correct size and placement. Moved OK when settled.
2nd Kirkwood and Smith’s Vandreem Imperial Karsten. Litter brother to 1 with similar attributes but with a more masculine head, pleasing expression, good pigment, nice outline and in good coat with a well set tail carriage.
3rd Pritchard, Hill and Halls Santaviga The Long Way Round (ai)
Class 1402 Junior Dog (1,1)
Class 1404 – Post Graduate Dog (1)
1st Owen’s Whitespirit Dillenberg. Maturing nicely with a lovely outline, good length of neck nice expression, good pigment, biscuit tipped ears and good angulations.
Class 1405 – Limit Dog – (3)
1st Wood’s Vandreem Imperial Frankel. What a lovely biscuit boy. Super outline, lovely expression, good pigment, well furred ears correctly set, deep chest and good spring of rib. Coat of correct texture. Moved well.
2nd Pritchard, Cornwell and Hill’s Ultimate Prince Yoshi And Us To Santaviga (Imp). Wedge shaped head, good pigmentation, not using his ears today but when he did he showed off his lovely expression. Super coat and featherings with a well set tail and correct feet.
3rd Kirkwood and Miles Vandreem Imperial Stark
Class 1406 – Open Dog (1)
1st Kirkwood, Carruthers and Rear’s Ch Vandreem Imperial Cruz. Nice outline, deep chest with good spring of rib, well coated with super featherings. Lovely expression, wedge shaped head, good pigment, well furred ears correctly set, eyes correct. He was full of life today, moved and covered the ground well. BD and BOB.
Class 1407 – Minor Puppy Bitch – (1)
1st Milne’s Rosskaja You Are My World. 8 month puppy. Such a sweet young lady, nice outline, well presented in good coat, lovely plumed tail set correctly . Good pigment, typical puppy ears correctly set. Move nicely when settled.
Class 1408 – No Entries
Class 1409 – No Entries
Class 1410 – Post Graduate Bitch (1)
1st Dent’s Whitespirit Madam Mischief. Well presented carrying a compact coat of correct texture, not the featherings of some other exhibits but i’m sure these will come as she matures. Pretty expression, good pigment, well furred ears correctly set. Nice angulations and moved well. RBB
Class 1411 – Limit Bitch (5,2)
1st Thomas’ Zeelukzak Om Shanti Sh.CM. A lively young lady enjoying her time in the ring. Lovely outline, superb featherings, although I would not like to see more than what she has already. Pretty expression, good pigment, ears and eyes correctly set. Good on the move covering the ground well. BB
2nd Kirkwood and Cameron’s Vandreem Imperial Selyse. Well presented with a compact coat of correct texture carrying a well plumed tail. Lovely expression, good pigmentation, biscuit ears well set. Good angulations.
3rd Brandenberg’s Nikara Chasing Dreams For Taronakits JW
Class 1412 – Open Bitch (1)
1st Mann’s Zeelukzak Diamond Star Sh.CM. In good coat and well presented with lovely featherings and correct feet. Nice expression with good pigment. Moved well.