• Show Date: 10/05/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Lancashire Heeler

Birmingham Lancashire Heeler

  They are such characters, great fun to judge. I found quite a variation of shapes and proportions. Fronts still need work. Minor Puppy D (1) 1st: 9379 GRANT-PARKES Miss J Jim Bob Pumpkin At Parabar Happy pup. He has a v good head. Dark eyes. Enough neck. Just a bit less turn in front at moment. Well ribbed. Topline can settle. Moderate hind angulation. Needs to stand still occasionally. Puppy D (1) 1st: 9379 GRANT-PARKES Miss J Jim Bob Pumpkin At Parabar Junior D (1) 1st: 9361 BELLINGER, Mrs T & FELSTEAD Mrs D Heckaslike Tex Tucker At Woodhawk TAF Happy, well proportioned chap, really well muscled. He has a masc head, maybe a little strong in skull. Super eyes. Lengthy neck. Could be better in pasterns. Well ribbed back. Topline can settle. Well made rear. Post Grad D (4) 1 and 2 quite close up, winner just a little more finished in body, as to be expected. 1st: 9382 JAQUES, Miss S & JAQUES-HARRIS Miss D Foxthyme Mr Tobias Liked his proportions. Masc head, dark, expressive eyes. Well set ears. Enough neck. Could be better in pastern. Well developed body. Good length of rib. Moderate hind angulation, would prefer better hind feet. 2nd: 9361 BELLINGER, Mrs T & FELSTEAD Mrs D Heckaslike Tex Tucker At Woodhawk TAF 3rd: 9363 COOPER, Mrs G & COOPER Miss H Parabar Painted Ptarmigan Of Zantal Limit D (4) V difficult class to sort out. 1st: 9373 GORLEY, Ms J & GORLEY, Mrs G & HOLLIGAN Ms J Applefires Buffalo Bill For Willosyam Thought he had the best front in class. Masc head. Flat skull. Dark eyes. Enough neck. Well laid shoulder. Topline could be better. Needs more hind angulation. 2nd: 9362 CHAMBERLAIN Mrs H Parabar Pemford at Chambuster Liked his proportions and sturdiness. V good head. Decent front. Topline rises and needs more hind angulation. In good coat. 3rd: 9366 DAWES Miss D Welshmoor Bobbysox Open D (6,1) 1st: 9359 BELLINGER Mrs T & Mr J Limebrook's Take A Chance On Me At Heelstone (Imp) V nicely balanced and typy d. Liked his head. V good neck. Quite a good front, but needs firmer pasterns. Well ribbed. Could use his rear a bit better. Lovely size. 2nd: 9358 BEACH Mrs N & Miss E Ch Foxthyme Back To Black JW Sh.CM Great character. He has a masc head. Long neck. Well laid shoulder. Just a bit heavy in front. Well ribbed back. Strong rear. 3rd: 9388 SMITH Mr R Ch Leyeside Mister Ben Veteran D (1) 1st: 9386 SIGGERS Mrs L & Mr R J Foxthyme Jenson Really good old lad of 8. Super head, flat skull. Lovely eye and expression. Correct neck. Fairly straight front. Well bodied. Level topline. Uses his rear well. Would just like a bitter tail carriage. CC & BOB, congratulations on his champion title. Minor Puppy B (1) 1st: 9364 CREASEY, Mrs K & HUCK Mrs J Leyeside Miss Molly TAF Really lovely pup, full of fun. She is v fem in head, which is well balanced with a flat skull. Dark eyes. Lengthy neck. Well made in front. Well ribbed. Topline ok. Would like a better tail carriage. Nice rear. BP Puppy B ne Junior B (4,1) 1st: 9384 LORD Mrs E Foxthyme Special Memory V good b. She has a fem head, would prefer a darker eye. Enough neck. Well laid shoulder, ok in upper arm. Fairly good legs and feet. Well ribbed. Level topline. Best rear in class. Moved v well. Thought her a really lovely young b. CC 2nd: 9376 GRANT-PARKES Miss J Parabar Paxton's Posy Well proportioned, fem b. Liked her head, flat skull. Good ears, long neck. Fair front. Well ribbed. Needs more hind angulation. 3rd: 9371 FELSTEAD Mrs D L Foveaux Oz Lady Madonna Post Grad B (4) 1st: 9380 HOLEHOUSE Mrs E O Taigwynion Megacascade Sparkle V nice b. Fem head. Dark eyes, ears ok. Enough neck. Fairly straight front. Well ribbed. Level topline. Has enough turn of stifle and low hocks. Moved well. Super coat texture and well marked. 2nd: 9368 ERWIN Mr & Mrs J & L Hoscar Border Breaker Liked her head, flat skull. Enough neck. Fairly straight front. Well ribbed. Not as much hind angulation as 1. 3rd: 9360 BELLINGER Mrs T & Mr J Heelstone Genevive Limit B (3) 1st: 9365 DAVIES Mrs M Black Rose In Ronleydon Happy b who showed well. She has a fem head. Enough neck. Could have a longer upper arm. Pasterns could be stronger. Well ribbed back. Level topline. Ok rear. 2nd: 9383 JONES Mrs M & Mr M Welshmoor Bobbysgirl Not settled on table. She has a v good head. Enough neck. Needs a firmer pastern, well bodied. Moderate rear. 3rd: 9377 GRANT-PARKES Miss J Embages Foolish Frolica At Parabar Open B (4) 1st: 9387 SIGGERS Mrs L & Mr R J Foxthyme Dream On Liked her outline and proportions. Good head. Would prefer a darker eye. Lengthy neck. Well laid shoulders could have a better upper arm. Well ribbed. Level topline. Good rear. Moved well. RCC 2nd: 9367 DOBSON Mrs E Hoscar Penny Black at Malanis Young b out of coat and looked a bit raw. She is well made. Flat skull. Lengthy neck. Fairly straight front. Well ribbed back. Rear angulation matches her front. Good mover. 3rd: 9378 GRANT-PARKES Miss J Ch Parabar Pride Veteran B (1) 1st: 9381 HOLEHOUSE Mrs E O Ronleydon Mega Cascade Of Taigwynion Well proportioned and moved accurately. She has a fem head. Eyes ok. Enough neck. Fair front, could be stronger in pastern, well ribbed. Moderate hind angulation. Nicely muscled up.

Jeff Horswell