I was delighted to be invited to judge here, which was my first ever show dog club and ring craft, back in the day! A huge thank you to my 2 competent and helpful stewards!
PG (10/3) 1 Wayman’s Mynapaw Perfect Symphony, 18 mths B, a very attractive type, liked her head, dark eye, good mouth and her overall shape, not quite in full coat but good silky texture, moved out soundly on hare feet retaining topline, showed her socks off for RBOB
2 Hirstwoods Quintrelle I Believe, 15 mths B, lovely feminine type with plenty of coat, typical head, good front and topline moved and showed well, just preferred sassiness of 1.
3 Smith’s Pure Soul Lucy’s Secret, 7 month male, black, really stunning pup this, excellent head type, good body shape, moved out freely, in super coat that shone with condition, silky with plenty of feather. BPIB & PG4
L (4/1) 1 Hirstwoods Quintrelle Colour Me Pretty, 5yr B, Good head with well placed ears, good dark pigment and correct width of muzzle, good depth of rib and nice level topline, well balanced throughout, moved very well in front.
2 Clovers Chenrezi No Ordinary Love, 13 mth D, really eye catching boy in all respects, nothing I disliked about him, typical and put down in top condition, however, just a little hesitant on the table which cost him the class and maybe more.
3 Smith’s Balgay Ma Beau At Saxina
O (6/1)1 Bevis Starlance Follow My Way JW, 18mth D, stunning dog who caught my attention from the off, typical head properties, with dark clear eye and well placed ears either side of domed skull, excellent neck, shoulder, fore chest and front, topline retained on move, liked his hind quarters and tail set, correct hare feet, moved soundly fore and aft, put down in full coat and top condition, showed his heart out for BOB pushed hard for a group place.
2 Hirstwoods Quintrelle Colour Me Happy ShCM 5 yr D again quality type with good expression and dark eye and pigment, good outline and profile liked his front and movement in both directions, in good coat and condition, tail carriage correct, unlucky to meet 1st.
3 Penny’s Ferncott Rave On ShCm
PG (6/1) 1 Williams Tashis Spirit Tiger Lily Dolkar JW 18 mth b/g/w B good head shape and underjaw, dark eye, good dentition, square profile, well placed shoulder and return of upper arm, level topline, excellent return of stifle, beautifully presented, moved best of class.
2 Harrisons Araki Shame The Devil, B, again another very typical example of the breed. liked size, balance and profile, pleasing head proportions and expression, well set tail, well angulated quarters, strong hocks, super coat, moved well but preferred movement of 1.
3 Rutley & Keulers Sumanshu Pretty Woman At Javey
O (4/1) 1 Williams Bul Ch Hurricane Chester Mandala Delama at Dolkar (Imp Hun) D, stunning gold/w lovely dark pigmentation, dark eyes, good bite and under jaw, pendant ears with feather a plenty, muscular neck, well placed shoulder, correct return of upper arm. Beneath that fabulous coat and presentation was a hard fit muscular body. Moved faultlessly retaining topline, showed his socks off so very nearly Grp 1! BOB, Grp 2
2 Harrisons Araki Boshay Barney, Gold/w D attractive masculine head with strong jaw and dark pigment, you have to get under that superb coat to appreciate his qualities and confirmation, sturdy, well constructed compact body, muscular, good angles fore and aft, again great presentation, just preferred alertness of 1. RBOB
3 Dennis Boshanti Angelina At Denfast
PG (2) 1 Passmores Torrikees Crazy Love, 11 mths D, quality, typical, breath taking pup, classic wedge shaped head, fox like with spectacles, dark eye, neat ears, correct bite, good shoulder and topline, short back, the best of hind quarters, correct tail set, fabulous dense, profuse coat, showed like a veteran moved soundly and correctly both ways. BOB, BPIB, Grp 3 PG 1 unlucky to be in such a strong adult group or would have gone all the way!
2 Hill & Wilkins Whizzkees Silver Spirit, 9mths, B, another super pup, very babyish but smashing type coming, feminine head, foxy expression, super body properties, excellent coat, moved and showed well less mature than 1 but time on her side.
O (1) 1 Hills Whizzkees Ebony Silver For Plymkees JW ShCm, B, Very attractive type with lots of quality, feminine wedge shaped head with dark eye and spectacles, neat ears, pleasing shape as she is compactly made and beautifully balanced. Good forequarters with sufficient bone and good legs and feet, strong well-muscled hindquarters, correct tail set, wearing a sublime profuse jacket, very lively show girl who moved out soundly but I preferred the hind movement of the pup. RBOB.
PG (2/1)1 Edens Dalens Bethany Char l/w B, pleasing head shape, good skull, correct stop and ears, nice forechest and depth of chest, good shoulder placement and tight elbow, tail set not her fortune but tail has some spots. Muscular quarters moved out well RBOB
O (3/2)1 Edens Dalens Spot Of Trouble JW ShCm ShCex, b/w B, very pleasant overall type making a good side profile, quality feminine head piece with leading to super neck, shoulder and topline excellent tail carriage, moved out soundly on tidy feet, good return of stifle would prefer just a tad more muscling on the quarters to complete the picture BOB
O (1) 1 Smith’s Dylan Blekitny Kanion b/w parti D, quality exhibit, head well rounded giving that lovely chrysanthemum like appearance, dark eyes with good pigmentation, nice width of muzzle & correct bite, neck in proportion to body with shoulders well laid back, firm topline which was held on move, tail carried over back & muscular hindquarters, in excellent coat and put down and presented to perfection, moved out smoothly but with reach showing pads. Pushed hard for a group place BOB
SY (4/1) 1 Watersfield’s Lukesland Leopold, 6 mths brin D, wow fabulous baby, typical head coming, fine wrinkle, correct jaw, dark clear eyes, open nares, bat ears, compact, cobby body, good front with deep brisket between ample boned straight front legs, enough roach to topline, good tail, the best of hind quarters although not overly muscular at his age as you would expect, moved soundly on tidy feet and showed like a pro as long as his owner handled! Unlucky that the Keeshond pup had placed in the adult grp, however BOB BPIB PG2
2 French’s Ravenside C’est La Vie, 6 mths brin B, another beautiful baby, not so advanced as 1, similar attributes as 1 but feminine, head yet to finish, clear clean eyes, bat ears, good jaw, wide nostrils, enough bone and brisket, cobby body, a clearly defined roach and tuck up moved and showed her little heart out, just that bit behind 1in maturity, still she clinched RBOB over the winner of open!
3 Verncombe & Hale’s Tytorro Paint It Black With Ruption
O (2) 1 Waterfield’s Kuredeux Shine Eye Girl At Lukesland brin B, excellent type overall and well put together throughout, feminine head with typical expression, good jaw, clean clear eye, fine wrinkles well placed bat ears. Cobby well knitted balanced body, plenty of heart room, moved out soundly fore and aft retaining defined roach, preferred the fronts on the pups.
2 Verncombe & Hales Tytorro Paint It Black With Ruption, brin B, another with a feminine head and expression, good muzzle, jaw eyes and ears, makes a good outline, muscular hind quarters moved out soundly on neat feet, I would prefer her to carry a tad more weight to complete the picture.
PG (1) 1 Bundy’s Murrayclan Kenzie Murray, B, attractive head, pleasing expression, good mouth, clean dark eye, super neck, straight front, ample bone, plenty of spring to rib, muscular hindquarters with enough turn of stifle leading to well let down hocks and fabulous feet. Moved out soundly, if a tad close behind, gleaming coat but markings not symmetrical RBOB
O (1) 1 Bundy’s Murryclan Mary Queen Of Scots, B, attractive specimen in all respects, typical head and expression, good jaw, clean dark eyes, ample reach of neck, straight front, well knitted body with spring of rib and required topline. Super rear assembly, muscular with excellent return of stifle, correctly let down hocks and again fabulous feet which conveyed her soundly along. Evenly marked coat and in sparkling condition, pushed hard for a group placing BOB
PG (2/1) 1 Smith’s Kessaku VaVa Voom At Snowshoes, 20 mths B, attractive head piece, wedge shaped with alert triangular ears, obliquely set darkest of eyes and excellent pigmentation. Under that profuse and immaculately presented coat could be found legs set well under a well ribbed body with good topline and high set tail, excellent hind quarters and beautiful neat feet carried her along soundly and typically. Shown in first class condition. BOB
Furze’s Charney Glamour Girl, 11 mths B, very attractive pup in all respects, pleasing head and eye with good pigmentation, neat triangular ears, again wearing a fabulous jacket hiding a sturdy ribbed up body, firm topline, good quarters all supported on lovely feet. Top presentation showed well but forehand movement not as good as 1. RBOB BPIB
P (2/1) 1 Taylor’s Geblumt Exotische Blume, 7.5 mths, blk, Std Poodle, B, chiselled foreface, correct bite, dark almond eye, plenty of ear leathers, well set shoulder and return of upper arm, short back, good tail set, excellent hind quarters, in very good coat for age, typical Stanpoo attitude, moved out freely when all 4, well knuckled feet were on the floor! BPNSC PG3
PG (2) 1 Taylor’s Novatell Schone Blume, B, wht, Std Poodle, beautiful girl, nothing I disliked about her, same attributes as her kennel mate, dark almond eye, scissor bite, chiselled fore face, black pigment, good leathers, shoulders well laid, short back, good tail set, muscular hindquarters, tight feet, beautifully presented coat, moved and showed well, couldn’t get past the Schnauzer today. RNSC
2 Connors & Pearce’s Albionspitz Diphda, Eurasier, B, typical Spitz type in profile and expression, wedge head, triangle ears, dark eye, correct mouth, good neck, shoulder, topline and tailset, muscular, well angled rear assembly, excellent coat and condition, not moving correctly in front.
O (3/1) 1 Moore’s Miccosukees Never Forget At Fillipers, Schnauzer, s/p, 13mth D, presented in top drawer condition all through, a solid dog, strong headed with flat forehead, desired face furnishings, dark eyes, black pigment, correct bite with strong under jaw, muscular neck leading to well placed shoulders with good fore chest which has depth to it, firm back with strong loin, muscular hindquarters with good rear angulation, tight feet, cloaked in a harsh wirey jacket. In motion this dog is completely correct on the forehand whilst driven behind and is handled to perfection by his young handler, BAVNSC & Group 1, held his own in a quality BIS line up.
2 Cooper’s Oberitz Sweet and Spicey For Pavoskas, Chocolate, B, German Spitz Klein, typey bitch, pleasing head, and expression, compact body & nice rear angulation, wearing a good clean coat, moved steadily. However, by the time we got in the ring she was clearly fed up after a long day.
Adult Group 1 Schnauzer, 2 Tibetan Terrier, 3 Keeshond, 4, Bulldog, Vosper’s Sealaville He’s Austin at Busterleigh ShCM, r/w D, super head, correct under jaw, clear clean eye, rose ears, plenty of bone, deep brisket, well ribbed, defined roach top line, free tail, muscled quarters with super angulation and well let down hocks, neat feet, moved typically and correctly fore and aft. Sent through by Mrs Dangerfield.
Puppy Group 1 Keeshond, 2 French Bulldog, 3 Standard Poodle, Tibetan Spaniel.
AV Puppy (4/3) 1 Taylor’s Geblumt Exotische Blume, Standard Poodle
AV Veteran (7/2) 1 Eden’s Dalens Hot Gossip JW ShCM VW, Dalmatian, D, 9yrs, I so wish this boy had been in breed he would have been an easy BOB for me, possibly a group place, Typical masculine head, clean muscular neck and good shoulder placement and well balanced with good depth of chest and length of rib, well set and carried tail, muscular quarters, superb feet, absolutely sound on the move with good length of stride.
2 Hirstwood’s Yllastel Suki Takes It Off For Quintrell, Tibetan Spaniel 8 yrs B
3 Hill’s Plymkees Cool Dude, Keeshond 10 yrs D
Melanie Vincent (Kofyn)