A/V Import Breed Register
1. Sumner – Nantiderri Myrtle (Korthals Griffon)
Eleven months old bitch pleasing for size and type with delightful gentle temperament on display. Head qualities are her particular feature at present, skull and muzzle balanced with strength in the latter, eyes round and well set and particularly expressive. Body well covered for her age and firm across the loins, slight spring to ribcage, slight fall of croup. Particularly well coated for her age, harsh and dense liver roan in colour. Currently moving best at the rear needs to settle in front, BP & RBOB.
1. Kirk & Turley – Angelcrest Shadow Master (Xoloitzcuintle)
Four years three months old mature dog pleasing for size, well angulated throughout and very fit, well muscled and bodied overall. Head well balanced, skull broad, ears erect and elegant well shaped and set, particularly good muzzle tapering, distinctly masculine with tight lips. Lovely breed tranquil expression from eyes well set, coloured and shaped. Super strength across the loins, level back, ribbed well back. Moved soundly and true with tail up and hooked but not touching the back, would like a touch more strength in the front pasterns, BOB.
A/V Puppy Stakes (23,12)
1. Tinker – Zaltana Kiss My Paws At Lolotea (Imp Pol) NAF TAF (Siberian Husky)
Rising eight months old dog typical, balanced breed outline without coarseness implying speed and power to work. Very well constructed and presented in lovely condition for his age, well boned with compact feet. A well furred coat for a youngster, correct texture, smooth and sound on the move.
2. Scales – Zentarr Osbourne (Lhasa Apso)
Sturdy profile on this nine months dog well coated for his age, attractive pigmentation, eyes well set and coloured clear of white and not too full. A sound jaunty mover but not quite as impressive as the winner in action.
3. Ward – Laurenley Starry Night (Golden Retriever)
Pale golden nine months bitch, moved soundly with good head and tail carriage, attractively balanced and possesses strong head properties, feminine expression, lovely dark pigmentation, strong bone and well rounded feet, would like a tad more spring of ribcage but ribs reaching well back. Good level topline on display.
A/V Junior Stakes (22,8)
1. Dufty & Morland – Triken Dream Chaser (Whippet)
Grey/white thirteen months old dog towards the bigger size but well balanced overall with super solid prestige muscling throughout, particularly on forequarters and hindquarters. Lean, long head with expressive eyes, neck long sweeping into well set shoulders, gracefully arched loin with developing strength, lovely full depth to brisket. Very well angulated and moved with impressive total precision fore and aft.
2. Matthews – Medogold Tartini With Sonham (Pointer)
Black/white thirteen months old bitch lovely sweeping breed outline with scope and balance, typical well proportioned head with deep stop, dark eye colour well shaped and set. Super topline, firm across the loins, strong, sinewy bone throughout standing on well arched, oval feet. A sound moving, quality pointer.
3. Tinker – Zaltana Heartbreaker Kid At Lolotea (Imp Pol) (Siberian Husky)
Fifteen months old dog well angulated throughout with no exaggeration in appearance, balanced fox-like head with strength and length to the muzzle, eye colour complementary to coat and set well spaced, moderate bone, compact feet. Presented in lovely coat and condition.
A/V Open Stakes (23,14)
1. Peebles – Keigame Belle Of All (GSP)
L/W seventeen months old bitch short backed with graceful outline, alert and noble appearance with clean cut head, correct stop and planes well set, full nostrils. Muscular neck into well set shoulders, skin close, good depth of fore-chest ribcage reaching well back. A sound, steady, flowing mover.
2. Johnson – Skyrose Sea Of Papavas At Viridis (Borzoi)
Twenty one months old B/W bitch very well constructed and solidly built impressive for her age presented in attractive silky coat and condition. Great depth of chest and distinctive breastbone lovely, graceful streamline curve to back with good muscle development, stifles well angulated. An impressively sound and positive mover.
3. Pascoe & Courage – Camnoire Charge (Newfoundland)
Two years four months old dog slightly strong in head I considered but impressed me with his general construction, well boned solid frame, depth of body and spring of ribcage and solid, firm back. Presented in very good double coat, dense and well conditioned.
A/V Veteran Stakes (10,2)
1. Burrage – Komidion Night Music At Sametova Sh.CM. (Cesky Terrier)
A thriving dark grey/blue eight year old bitch mature long head very well proportioned with large nostrils, keen, friendly expression. Ribcage well sprung and long, very muscular loin, presented as a picture of fitness with excellent forequarter and hindquarter muscling. Very agile and vigorous on the move with determined drive.
2. Gruszka – Samphrey Moonlight Shadow JW (Shetland Sheepdog)
Eight years four months old tri dog presented in beautiful coat well textured and lying correctly, rich tan markings. Well constructed throughout and lovely breed balance, nice for size. Attractive expression when ears finally raised, head mature, masculine and good dentition. An excellent, positive and steady mover.
3. Young – Kimeekasams Miss Chief (Samoyed)
Rising ten years of age bitch, ears thick, well set and shaped, lovely rich pigmentation on show, coat thick and free from curl. Well boned with muscular build, tail profuse, well set and carried, another sound mover.
BIS – Hart – Anjesics Kingsmaker Of Khazedel JW (Lhasa Apso) nineteen months old dog
A most striking young dog sturdy and well balanced with attractive furnishings, well constructed and strong across the loins, presented in excellent muscled condition. Coat full but giving a clear view of his lovely sound, stylish and true jaunty action. I understand he has enjoyed much success to date which I am sure on his present form is set to continue.
RBIS & BPIS – Crow – Arte Figure Next Level At Casacavallo (Chinese Crested) (Imp Fin) nine months old dog
A simply stunning quality youngster who I considered for the top stop, so much to admired about him especially his coatings, body condition and muscling at such a young age. So very elegant and true on the move with delightful head and tail carriage.
RBPIS – Jordan-Smith – Ravenside Marsha At Jordith (Border Terrier) seven months old bitch
Drew my eye in a strong puppy challenge for her true type, neat size and well balanced appearance, head and expression so typical and excellent dense coat, unexaggerated in any department. Movement steady and unhurried to go all day.
Judge – Richard Morris (Lascoed)