• Date: 10/05/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Christine Schofield Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 04/06/2018

Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Spaniel (Welsh Springer)

Birmingham Dog Show Society  2018 –

Welsh Springer Spaniel

 MPD (1 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st: DOUGLAS Mr I & Mrs D K, Bonvis Cadfael To Santallina. Attractive masculine young dog. pleasing head with a kind expression. Balanced outline good front, neck and correct topline. Moved steadily.   

PD (1 Entries) Abs: 0

1st:  BUCKWELL Mrs W A, Killena Ghostrider. Promising puppy who is well made all through. Attractive head and expression, good length of neck, well- made body. Pleasing front and good bone. On the move he needs more confidence but his footfall is good.  

JD (8 Entries) Abs: 1

1st:  GRAHAM, Mrs A J & HOGSTROM Ms A, Don's Statement To Nyliram JW (Imp). Good body and type on this boy, he is classic in outline.  Correct head and balanced fore and aft, he moved with purpose and drive using his tail to advantage. 

2nd: SMITH Ms T, Isfryn Peeping Tom. What a character this boy is ! Balanced head with a kindly expression. Good front and rear angles and good overall balance. Moved exuberantly using his tail well. 

3rd: STEVENSON Mr P & Mrs F, Isfryn King Leir At Blythway     

YD (4 Entries) Abs: 1  

1st:  SMITH Ms T, Isfryn Peeping Tom, - Repeat 

2nd:  JOHNSTONE Mr P M & Mrs G D M, Glenbrows Valentino For Gilpeta. Masculine dog  in good coat and very well presented. Has a pleasing shape but he is at that juvenile stage. To be critical he needs to tighten up on his front movement but time should improve this.   

3rd:  MERCER Mrs M, Amblelight Cassiopeia     

ND (5 Entries) Abs: 2  

1st:   STEVENSON Mr P & Mrs F, Isfryn King Leir At Blythway. A pleasing boy who is soundly made and he stands four square on the best of feet. I would just like a bit more leg length. Moves enthusiastically which can throw his front out but he has good reach and drive 

2nd:  BUCKWELL Mrs W A, Killena Ghostrider - Repeat 

3rd:   JOHNSTONE Mr P M & Mrs G D M, Glenbrows Valentino For Gilpeta    

GD (2 Entries) Abs: 0

1st:   JANES Mrs J, Cwmbeili Gwilym. Great muscle condition to this young man which gave him an excellent flowing movement showing reach and drive. Pleasing head, good body and plenty of depth to the brisket. A very happy boy. 

2nd:  JENKINS, Mrs D J & JENKINS Mr S R, Cwmbeili Morgan. Balanced in head but not quite the typical head I was looking for, long neck leading into clean shoulders, correct topline, Moved freely and positively.   

PGD (7 Entries) Abs: 2  

1st:   REES Mr A V & Mrs J M, Hudolus Rhys Henllys at Typica. I was really taken by this dog, he has such style.  Lovely headed dog with a good expression, lovely neck leading into well placed shoulders and upper arm, well sprung ribs, good topline, very good, hindquarters, excellent coat, moved true. 

2nd:  MCCANN Mrs J J, Slapestones Tidal Force. Well grown young dog with a lovely head and super expression, long neck leading into clean shoulders, medium angulation behind, moved showing reach and drive. 

3rd:  WILLIAMS Mr & Mrs T, Isfryn Spot The Difference At Trebettyn     

LD (10 Entries) Abs: 2  

1st:  HOWARTH Mrs J, Quensha You've Got A Friend At Arkview. Masculine young man who was showing his attributes with confidence. Well-developed head with good chiselling below the kindest of eyes. Good balance throughout. Moved well with a lashing tail. good drive from his excellent quarters. 

2nd: ELLIS, Miss V & PILKINGTON Miss E, Shannara Total Eclipse. Attractive masculine young dog, appealing head with a soft expression. Balanced outline good front, neck and correct topline. Quality throughout. So unfortunate to meet 1st on top form.  3rd: TEW Mr M L & Mrs P Pamicks Believe You Can JW     

OD (8 Entries) Abs: 1  

What a stunning class of quality dogs. I had some very difficult decisions to make, but what a great position to be in!  

1st:   CHANDLER Mrs A, Chanangel Sticky Wicket JW Sh.CM. This boy was on top form today. He was saying ‘Look at ME’ ... so I did! Lovely size, most attractive head with good chiselling and the kindest of eye. Well balanced throughout with a firm topline that was held beautifully on the move. Good substance and good leg/ height ratio, On the move he showed controlled, precise movement and superb reach and drive. CC & BOB  

2nd:  CLARKE Mrs C L, Ferndel High Fidelity With Tigerrock Sh.CM. This young man scores in outline and balance. He carries his topline firmly, deep chested and lovely bone. Straight and strong in front and he has a good ‘big bum’. Flowed around the ring showing good reach and drive. RCC  

3rd:   GRAHAM Mrs A J, Sh Ch Taimere's Twister Round Nyliram JW Sh.CM     

VD (4 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:   COCKING, Miss J L & BARNABY Mr P R, Bushwacker Thriller. Appealing eye and expression, well arched and strong neck line, excellent fullness of rib, has complimentary balance of forehand and rear assemblies, Moved stylishly and positively. BV 

2nd:  MURRAY Mr R & Mrs J, Slapestones Mars At Priestbeck.  Handsome head with correct ear set.  Super front angulation and well- muscled quarters. Moved out well, but was carrying a bit too much weight. 

3rd:  CLARKE Mrs C L, Jeavart Different Strokes By Tigerrock JW Sh.CM     

MPB (1 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:  THOMAS, Ms M & BURCHMORE, Miss P & BOWD Mr R, Bowdonia Moon River. I just love this girl , she combines femininity and substance without being over done in any way. Her head is of correct proportions showing a soft expression. Neck is of good length and just flows into her excellent lay of shoulder, her front assembly is strong and true, with a good forechest, good depth to chest, correct length of loin and excellent rear angulation. Effortless movement showing good reach and drive. BP  

PB (2 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:   REVILL, Mrs J & TAYLOR Mrs J, Julita Rhubette. Balanced feminine head. Straight front limbs, well ribbed for age.  Unfortunately, she was losing her topline on the stance, I’m sure this will correct itself as she matures. Moved out well.  

2nd:  BUCKWELL Mrs W A, Killena One Nite Love Affair. Plenty of depth to this young lady, well ribbed and strong quarters. Shown in good condition but she was hesitant on the move and this affected her topline.    

JB (8 Entries) Abs: 2  

1st:   PERKINS Mr & Mrs R J & C S, Brent Love Me Do. Lots to like about this young lady, lovely size, kindest of eye, well angulated fore and aft. Balanced throughout. In fabulous coat and muscle condition. Good reach and drive on the move 

2nd:  WALLER Miss R, Isfryn Lady Godiva At Fireglow. Well grown girl, possessing a sweet head with a soft expression. Well laid back shoulders and good spring of rib, strong quarters which were well used on the move. In lovely condition.  

3rd:   WOODWARD Mrs J, Hinxwood Fire And Ice     

YB (6 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:   GRAHAM Mrs A J, Ferndel Cover Story About Nyliram JW. Strong moving elegant girl, her footfall is excellent. Sweetest of heads with the correct shaped eye and lovely chiselling. Balanced throughout with good length to neck leading smoothly in to shoulders, firm topline and well-muscled quarters. 

2nd:  TYLER, Miss L & SHIELS Miss N, Highclare Made Of Honour At Eiriandylis. Sweet girl with a super expression, Well-constructed, strong front and quarters, well ribbed back. Moved out positively 

3rd:  JONES Mrs S D, Julita Rumours At Trosley     

NB (5 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:  PERKINS Mr & Mrs R J & C S, Brent Love Me Do - Repeat 

2nd: WALLER Miss R, Isfryn Lady Godiva At Fireglow  - Repeat 

3rd:  REVILL, Mrs J & TAYLOR Mrs J, Julita Rhubette     

GB (5 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:   KNOWLES Mrs C, Menstonia Midnight Dreamer. Lovely outline to this young lady she has great bone and substance throughout, Although she really gave her handle a hard time, she did settle on the move and showed reach and drive.  

2nd:  DAWSON Mr I & Mrs H Ferndel Heather Dew. Attractive and well- proportioned girl. Deep in chest, good bone and excellent feet. Moved stylishly. 

3rd:  BARKLEY Miss S Cherryheath's Miss Velocity JW    

PGB (7 Entries) Abs: 1  

1st:  TEW Mr M L & Mrs ,P Pamicks Field Of Dreams JW. Beautiful headed bitch, the softest of expressions. Strong neck leading in to well-placed shoulders, strong quarters which were well muscled. Free striding sound mover. 

2nd: SUTHERLAND Mrs J R & Mr C R, Jacranella Sonata. Another beautiful headed bitch, the softest of expressions. Strong neck leading in to well-placed shoulders, strong quarters which were well muscled, and in turn gave positive movement, I would just like a little more leg length. 

3rd:  CONNOLLY Mrs S M, Ambika Tranquil Spirit For Benmorbry     

LB (10 Entries) Abs: 2  

1st:  FROST Ms J K, Bushwacker Something About Mary. I liked the overall balance to this girl. Well proportion head with a lovely expression, set on to a well arched neck. Good front and rear angulation ribs well sprung. Moved fluidly on a lengthy stride. 

2nd: GRAHAM Mrs A J, Nyliram Miss Joules JW , Quality bitch, with a well- balanced head and a kind expression. Loved her overall balance and outline, moved well purpose and drive. 

3rd:  RITCHIE, Mr A & Mrs T & RITCHIE Miss D, Sarabande Eternity At Slapestones (ai)     

OB (4 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:  THOMAS, Ms M & UPTON Miss H, Sh Ch Bowdonia Seraphina JW Sh.CM. Super bitch, loved her as soon as she walked in to the ring. A real showgirl with a very pretty head. Correct body shape with good fore and aft angles. She looks a picture when stacked, on the move she has powerful driving action. Well presented and very well handled. CC 

2nd: TAIN Mr C G & Mrs L A, Sh Ch Taimere's Two Step. This young lady scores in outline and balance. She carries her topline firmly, deep chested and lovely bone. Straight and strong in front. Flowed around the ring showing good reach and drive. RCC 

3rd:  COCKING, Miss J L & BARNABY, Mr P R & TULLY Miss, Sh Ch NL Ch Bushwacker Gregory's Girl At Highclare     

VB (2 Entries) Abs: 0  

1st:  SUTHERLAND Mrs J R & Mr C R, Ch Julita Rezanella Of Jacranella. Good moving elegant girl, her footfall is excellent. Pleasing head with a soft eye and lovely chiselling. Balanced throughout with good length to neck leading smoothly in to shoulders, firm topline and well-muscled quarters. 

2nd:  GRAHAM, Ms L & DENWOOD, Mr G & GRAHAM Mr M Slapestones Heart Ai. Pleasing bitch of a good size and good proportions. I would have liked to see a bit more drive on the move. Presented in good condition. 

Christine Schofield