• Date: 15/12/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Angela Challenger Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 07/04/2019

Ladies Kennel Association

The Ladies Kennel Association 2018

Great Dane

Judge: Mrs Angela Challenger (Lyveden)

I would like to thank the committee for the appointment and the exhibitors for their entries, there were some very promising youngsters today. Minor Puppy Dog (9 Entries) Abs: 2 This class gave me lots of hope for the future, a very promising group of young males, shall watch their progress with interest. 1st: DONNELLY Mr J & Mrs L, Primus Breakin Rules, caught my eye when he came in the ring, fawn with stunning head of ex length and width, back skull balanced beautifully with the muzzle proportions, correct neck running into lovely shoulders, correct length and angle of upperarm, elbows well set under the brisket, lovely deep chest with good length and spring of rib, loin strong with lovely angles in the rear, giving ex free ground covering stride, BPD 2nd: MACKENZIE Mrs C, Carsan Vincent, blue of ex quality, different in type to one, but of equal quality, ex head with balanced proportions of muzzle and backskull, long well arched neck, well set shoulders with ex upper arm angle and length, chest deep with elbows well under the brisket, good rib and strong loin, well angulated behind, giving ex ground covering stride, 3rd: HOGARTH Mr P & Mrs M, Fendanesylcrest American Outlaw At Sunlind (Imp US) Puppy Dog (2 Entries) Abs: 1 1st: MORGAN EVANS Mr L, Vanmore What A Guy, brindle, another very promising puppy of lovely proportions and outline, super colour, ex head of good equal width throughout, correct planes and correct line of underjaw, lovely dark eye, correct neck running into well laid back shoulders with long well angled upperarm, elbows well set under the brisket, well sprung ribcage of good length, balanced angulated hindquarters showing in his ex ground covering stride, Junior Dog (2 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: NEWTON Mrs L & Miss A, Shlarra Smooth Mover JW, fawn, strong handsome boy, ex overall shape and outline, head slightly strong in backskull for me but ex from the side view, long elegant neck set into well made shoulders, good depth of brisket and well shaped ribs, strong loin well angulated behind, moved with an easy ground covering stride. 2nd: HOLLAND Mr M & Mrs A, Socar Nosey Parker At Dramalex, fawn, looked finer next to one but was overall a sound typy dog, head was a correct shape, with good balance throughout, good length of neck set into well made shoulders, good depth of chest with elbows set well under the brisket, strong loin and fairly well made hindquarters, would like a little more stifle angle, although moved very well. Limit Dog (9 Entries) Abs: 3 1st: MCGOWAN Mr G, Kinnegans Twisted Fire Starter fawn, very nice type making a ex overall picture, strong head with good balance overall, long neck setting well into the shoulders, good depth of brisket with well sprung ribcage, strong loin and nicely made hind quarters, moved very well, 2nd: SNEDDON , Mrs D & BOOTH Mrs S, Culseandanes Tyrion The Imp, fawn, lovely overall shape, ex shaped head of correct proportions and shape, correct length of muzzle, long well arched neck set into good shoulder layback, slightly straight in upper arm but has good depth of chest and well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters although a little straight in stifle, moved well. 3rd: INGRAM Lady J, Dainmajik The Wizard (ai) Open Dog (5 Entries) Abs: 1 1st: WEBB, Mr & Mrs L & MORGAN-EVANS Mr L, Ch Vanmore Stop And Stare At Castleon, fawn, my video failed me on this class! but my notes say, ex all round, wonderful, elegant with plenty of dash and dare, stunning long well shaped head, fabulous balance, moved like a dream, sound as a bell….loved him, everything I love in a Dane, may as well just write out the breed standard, thank you for bringing him, DCC & BOB delighted to watch him win the working group, congratulations. 2nd: CHAPPELL, Mrs L & Mr A & WILLIAMS Miss J A, Ch Selmalda The Journey JW, fawn, a boy I judged as a puppy on my last appointment, my has he blossomed into a lovely male, I can see why he has done so much winning, a strong lad that is ex overall, a head that is in balance with his frame, well made fore and aft with ex depth of brisket, well sprung ribcage, strong loin with powerful hindquarters, moved with a free and ground covering stride, RCC 3rd: 4806 MARTIN Mr J & Mrs C, Thebyreblue True Valour Veteran Dog (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: FLANAGAN Mrs & Miss J, Dainmajik The Enchanter For Soupury, brindle, 7.5 yr old, lovely golden brindle colour, doing really well for his age, ex shaped head of balanced width and length throughout, long neck set well into his shoulders, correct depth of chest with well sprung ribs, strong loin and well angulated hindquarters, moved well for his age. Minor Puppy Bitch (9 Entries) Abs: 4 Another class full of promise. 1st: JACOBS, Mrs K A & Mr P F & JACOBS Miss P, Vanmore Diva Dancer At Kazabbie, fawn, ex type of lovely proportions, ex head shape with equal width all through and good length, dark eye, elegant long neck set into well angulated shoulders and upper arm, good depth of brisket with well sprung ribs, good loin with correctly angulated hindquarters, moved really well with a lovely ground covering stride 2nd: HOLLAND Mr M & Mrs A, Axeford Arizona Of Dramalex, Fawn, another of lovely type, I’m sure they will change places many times, correct head with good length and even width all through, elegant neck running into well set shoulders, good depth of brisket and spring of rib, strong loin with ex hind angulation showing her lovely stride on the move. 3rd: MACKENZIE Mrs C, Carsan Savanna Puppy Bitch (5 Entries) Abs: 2 1st: SOUTHGATE Mrs S E, Empress Elivira V Rosherta (Imp) Black of stunning deep colour, lovely type, correct head of ex even width throughout the length, good planes, super bite that is set square to the jaw, dark eye, long neck set into well made shoulders, well sprung ribs of correct depth, elbows well set under the brisket, strong loin with strong powerful hindquarters, moved with correct ground covering stride, generally more mature than the other lovely puppies on the day, couldn’t deny her BPB and BPIB, well done. 2nd: MCLELLAN Mrs A, Roucandane Phoenix Rising At Anadain, fawn, again very typey, correct head with good muzzle length and equal width throughout, long arched neck set well into the shoulders, correct depth and spring of rib, well angulated behind, moved with free flowing action. Junior Bitch (5 Entries) Abs: 3 1st: MCGOWAN Mr G, Shlarra Picture Perfect At Penmarlam, fawn, very typey girl, ex head of good width all through, ex length of muzzle, long arched neck well set on the shoulders, deep chest with elbows well tucked under, good spring of rib, very well made hindquarters with good angles, moved very well with ground covering stride. 2nd: TANDY Mrs P, Verano Valentina, fawn, very like the first in many ways, typey, ex long head of balanced width all through, nice spring of rib, well angulated behind and moved very soundly, Limit Bitch (3 Entries) Abs: 2 1st: KINGSLEY Ms K, Dainoak Agent Provocateur, blue of ex colour, very nice type, strong head but with very good width and good shape, ex neck running into a lovely topline, well made front and rear, good spring of rib with powerful hindquarters, moved soundly covering the ground well. Open Bitch (8 Entries) Abs: 3 Lovely class 1st: HOOKER, Mr G & LOCKEY, Mr J & ARMOUR, Miss M Ch Garsak Adaption, fawn, just loved her, attitude in abundance her tail never stopped wagging, that look of dash and dare, elegant in outline and form, head is excellent with good length and width, ex neck running into well laid back shoulders, correct length and angle of upperarm putting the elbows right under the deep brisket, good spring of rib, strong loin running into powerful well angulated hind quarters, moved very soundly covering the ground well, a well deserved BCC. congratulations 2nd: BOURTON Mrs S M, Ch Zefather Crazy Diamond For Verano JW, fawn, oh so pretty, the most typey girl, such a sweetheart, loved her overall balance and conformation, gorgeous long neat head set on a well arched neck, well angulated shoulders, correct spring of rib with deep brisket with elbows well tucked in, strong loin and powerful hindquarters all enhancing the lovely ground covering stride, RBCC, congratualtions 3rd: SNEDDON , Mrs D & BOOTH Mrs S, Ch Culseandanes House Of Tully Veteran Bitch (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: INGRAM Lady J, Dainmajik The Sorceress Sh.CM, fawn, wow she is lovely for her age, ex long head of good balance, width and length, long arched neck fitting into well made shoulders, ex spring of rib, deep brisket, strong loin and well made strong hindquarters, moved out with a free ground covering stride, BV well done.