• Date: 01/06/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Hazel Fitzgibbon Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 25/06/2018

Southern Counties Canine Association

Breed: Estrela Mountain Dog

Southern Counties 2018

Estrela Mountain dogs

Always a delight to judge, we had a little wait for the ring but then progressed on time. Temperaments were good with all dogs being approachable. It was a hot day but all coped well.

Post Graduate - Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1ST ASTEREL BALOO (MRS P A DEAN)

Well grown 2 y/o, presenting good outline. Excellent bone and thick double coat. Good overall proportions. Masculine outlook. Ears could be neater. Broad neck  into well maintained topline. Very well developed rib cage and well ribbed back. Excellent, agile on sidegait. RBD

Limit - Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1ST ASTEREL PADDINGTON BEAR (MRS P A DEAN)

Very typical profile. Good head shape with well folded ears. Clean through the shoulder and excellent leg proportions. Good topline. Decent width between hocks on the move and moving freely.

Open - Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1ST PORT/LUX/BENELUX/DT CH ODI DA CASA DE LOAS EM BAMCWT (IMP PORT) EW'16 (MISS L J, MRS S A & MR J & MRS F BERMINGHAM, KENDRICK & ALMEIDA)

Well presented and groomed. Balanced profile. Well proportioned head with good ear folds. Excellent bone throughout. Built on elegant lines and uses his legs well on the move. BD.

2ND ASTEREL DEEAGO (MRS P A DEAN)

Presents a longer profile than 1. Great bone and substance throughout. Good free sound action with balanced side gait. Head doesn’t need to be any heavier although good mask and eye.

Veteran - Dog Or Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1ST ASTEREL CRACKLIN' ROSIE (Mrs C OGBORN)

Lovely veteran moving freely. Well proportioned head and well folded ears. Good topline and broad strong loin. Well set tail.

2ND INT/IR/LUX/BEL CH HAIA DA CASA DE LOAS EM BAMCWT (IMP PORT) SHCM BW'L (MISS L J & MRS S A BERMINGHAM & KENDRICK)

Very typical outline and aging well. Finer through the head and with less substance overall than 1, she still is a sound moving bitch and never let her owner down

Good Citizen Dog Scheme - Dog Or Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1ST RAINHA DA CASA DE LOAS EM BAMCWT (IMP PORT) EJW'16 (MISS L J, MRS S A & MR J & MRS F BERMINGHAM, KENDRICK & ALMEIDA)

Fabulous bitch, good for size and substance. Broad through the neck and with a good depth and breadth of rib cage. Clean through the shoulder with good return of upper arm. Strong loin, rounded croup and great tail set. Excels in overall soundness moving with a balanced action exhibiting reach and drive as expected with her balanced angles. Moving out well, covering ground economically but with impressive reach and drive. BB and BOB

Junior - Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1ST BELLALUA NUSHABA AT BELEZAOCAO (MRS P CHISHOLM)

Lightly built brindle bitch. Feminine through the head. Steady topline. Moving out lightly and athletically using her legs well and those well developed stifles. Covering ground economically.

Post Graduate - Bitch

Entries: 3 Absentees: 0

1ST BRUNILDE DA QUINTA MOINHOS DAS ALMAS AT BELLALUA (MISS S MCWADE)

Another athletic girl moving out lightly and with balance both ends. Needs to mature on a little more but a promising prospect.

2ND ASTEREL KAT COLERADO (MRS P A DEAN)

Good head piece with the neatest ears. Excellent for bone and substance. Tending to stand over herself in the rear a little and this showed on the move where the rear could be more positive. Does not need more weight.

Limit - Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1ST ASTEREL XIQUITA (MRS P A DEAN)

Large girl in excellent coat and with good overall proportions. Broad back skull and neat ears. Clean, well laid shoulder. Decent leg length, moving out soundly and truly. Topline could be stronger. RBB

2ND ASTEREL TUPPENCE (Mrs C & Mrs R OGBORN & TITMAN)

In summer clothes today. Elegant bitch with enough daylight. Muscle tone is excellent. Well turned stifles and well set tail. Moving freely

Open - Bitch

Entries: 4 Absentees: 0

1ST RAINHA DA CASA DE LOAS EM BAMCWT (IMP PORT) EJW'16 (MISS L J, MRS S A & MR J & MRS F BERMINGHAM, KENDRICK & ALMEIDA)

Repeat

2ND DRIKA DA COSTA OESTE AT ASTEREL (IMP PT) (MRS P A DEAN)

Well constructed girl very typical for the breed. Lovely head and ears. Strong neck. Good neck and body proportions. Strong through the loin. Good for bone and coat. Tending to roll a little on the move but otherwise sound in all directions. Not very animated today.

3RD MILAGRE GOT A FEELIN AT ESTJAK ( MS S & MR A MCKINLAY & JOHNSON)

RES ESSANELLE MAD AS A HATTER AT BELEZAOCAO (MRS P CHISHOLM)

Judge; Hazel Fitzgibbon 21 June 2018