• Date: 05/08/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Jenny Lowe Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

National Gundog Association

Breed: Gordon Setter

National Gundog Association 5th August 2018 – Gordon Setters  I am so grateful for all the clubs who voted for me and gave me the opportunity to judge at this lovely show. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and I hope the exhibitors enjoyed themselves as much as I did. A special thanks to my stewards who kept things moving on a very hot day.  Veteran Dog 4 (2)  1st Mr G.F. & Mrs S.M. Tong Liric Special Tribute to Kellizlot 7 year old, showing little sign of aging. Well proportioned head with dark eyes. Straight front and good lay of shoulder. Correct height and proportion throughout.Moved with drive.  2nd S&R Timmermann & Cornum CIB/AM/IT Ch Ludstar Don Corleone Bigger heavier dog than one, but retaining balance. Not as steady om=n the move as my winner.      Minor Puppy Dog 4 0  1st Mr R.E,Mrs J.M. & Miss K.H. Roberts Cairacalie Spice of Life 8month old baby , mature for age, balanced and correct angulations, with correct level topline. Steady mover for one so young.  2nd Mr D, Mr D., Mr A., Mrs J, &K Alcorn, Crowther & Mac Lourdace Headhunted by Cromasaig Another sweet baby, with lovely head and expression, still very raw and will take his time to mature, but I am sure it will be worth the wait as all the proportions are there.  3rd Ms C Holloway Lourdace Headliner   Res Miss O.P., Mrs R.D. & Mr s. Danks – Kemish& Kemish Kilnrae Box Edition of Alolfrana       Puppy Dog 5 0  1st Mr K. & Mrs R. Horler Hernwood Jack O’Lantern by Rackens Handsome youngster, with lovely head and expression. Not the best behaved in stance but moved very steadily with drive. Lovely outline, with good spring of rib for one so young. Shows loads of promose.  2nd Mr R.E,Mrs J.M. & Miss K.H. Roberts Cairacalie Spice of Life See MinorPuppy  3rd Mr D, Mr D., Mr A., Mrs J, &K Alcorn, Crowther & Mac Lourdace Headhunted by Cromasaig   Res Ms C Holloway Lourdace Headliner           Junior Dog  3 0  1st Mr A.J. & Mrs D.A. Harker Hernwood Achilles at Ettrick Stunning headed dog, not over exaggerated at all. Well angulated front and rear, plenty of dpth of chest with good spring of rib. Moved well.  2nd Mr P. Mrs C.A. & Miss C. Sandiford & Lewis Hernwood Apollo Slightly bigger dog all round than my first place. Excellent straight front with good reach of neck and shoulder placement. Not as steady on the move today, as my winner.  3rd Mrs S. Gregg Locksheath Beach Comber       Special Beginners Dog 1 0  1st Mr R.& Mrs V. Hudson Longrow Bohemian Rhapsody at Robvale Stood alone. Well proportioned head with kind expression. Balanced dog but I would prefer him to have more substance.      Yearling Dog 3 0  1st Mrs S. Hamilton - Smith Kilnrae Signature Handsome youngster with lovely head , dark eye and kind expression. Pleasing front with good reach of neck and correct shoulder placement. Strong topline with well angulated rear. Steady mover  2nd R. S. & D Timmermann, Cornum & Welling Munroc Beretta (ATC AU0094 USA) Bigger dog than my winner. Balanced head with correct proportions. I prefer a more a slightly more compact dog in an ideal world.  3rd  Mr R.& Mrs V. Hudson Longrow Bohemian Rhapsody at Robvale       Novice Dog 2 0  1st Mr K. & Mrs R. Horler Hernwood Jack O’Lantern by Rackens As Puppy Dog  2nd  Mrs S. Gregg Locksheath Beach Comber Balanced puppy, moved well but needs time to mature and grow into himself.      Graduate Dog 4 0  1st Mrs s. & Miss K. Wrigley Kattandale Canterbury Was taken with this dog, lovely head with good stop and kind eye. Good arch of neck and well constructed front. Good rear angulation which he used to full advantage on the move.  2nd Mr J.E. & Mrs S.M. Woodhouse Birchgarth Bill Bayley at Halbadier Another hand some young man with dark eye and kind expression. Well placed front with deep chest  and well sprung rib. Moved well  3rd Mrs K.E. & Mrs S.L. Cole & Griffiths Birchgarth Both Barrels over Balcroft   Res Mr D. & Mrs G. Melville Tsruhnova Tumnus JW       Post Graduate Dog 6 0  1st Mrs R. Abba Hernwood Summer Lovin Well balanced dog with overall balanced outline. Good reach of neck and shoulder placement. Strong rear end with well let down hocks. Moved with drive  2nd Mr P. Mrs L. & Miss N. Johnston Gordon – Sett Style Heartbreaker for Glenquin (Imp) Of similar type to one, with same qualities. I was splitting hairs with this decision but in the end preferred the overall outline of the first placed dog.  3rd Mrs S Gregg Laurelhach Yarra   Res Mr J.E. & Mrs S.M. Woodhouse Birchgarth Bill Bayley at Halbadier       Limit Dog 6 0  1st Mr I. & Mrs C. Ford Liric Fusilier with Shillay JW ShCM Handsome dog with head in correct proportions. Dark eye which gave an appealing expression. Balanced throughout. Moved well.  2nd  Mrs J. Collins - Pitman Aimscot Raisin Black Different type to the winner and was not quite as settled today. Balanced head with the kindest of expressions. Well angulated front and rear.  3rd Mr P. Tye  Kyuna Olympic Arrow of Tymora ShCM   Res Mr W.H. McAvoy Laurelhach Bemm       Open Dog 5 1  1st Dr M. & Dr L.S. Ivaldi  Sh Ch/ITA/Int Ch Ludstar Frederick Frankenstein Striking dog in every respect. I have admired him from the ringside and was honoured to have the opportunity to go over him. He has definite ring presence.  Balanced throughout. Arched neck which flowed into well laid shoulders, level topline and excellent rear angulation and tailset. Moved with such drive. I was pleased to be able to add another CC to his collection of accolades! Dog CC   Sh.Ch. Lourdace Fulcrum JW Another worthy champion. I loved his head and expression. Strong front with well tucked in elbows , deep chest with well sprung ribs. Res CC  3rd Mrs K.D. & Mrs C.E. Butler Yennadon Lochan at Rubymoon JW Sh CM   Res Mr A.J. Burke Ecameadow The Explorer       Good Citizen Dog 1 0  1st Mr P Tye Kyuna Olympic Arrow of Tymora ShCM Pleasing dog, well angulated front and rear which he used to his advantage when moving around the ring.           Veteran Bitch 3 0  1st Mrs G.M. Seymour Pegasett Black N Tantrum This was love at first sight. Beautiful head with the true Gordon setter melting expression. Completely free from exaggeration in every way, but everything in the right place! So well balanced  and moved an absolute dream,  CC and Bof B and Best Veteran  2nd Mr P. & Mrs C.A. Sandiford Sh Ch Kejajake Sapphire at Hernwood Slightly cobbier bitch than the winner, but another pretty girl who defied her age. Balanced throughout with excellent angulation front and rear.  3rd Mrs S. & Miss.K. Wrigley Kattandale Tri Nations       Minor Puppy Bitch 7 1  1st  Mr P. Mrs L. & Miss N. Johnston  Glenquin Phoenix Pretty 8 month old baby. Sweetest of heads and expressions with a good reach of neck, and correct level topline, good outline for one so young.  2nd Mrs G Brown Cairacailie Chianti with Marshmoor Yet another pretty baby, with good front. Moved well  3rd Miss A.G. Warren Benbuie Quantum of Solace   Res. Mrs L. Hall Melview Phoenix   Puppy Bitch 3 0  1st Mrs M. Justice Ludstar LaLa Land to Liric (Imp) Lovely youngster who shows plenty of promise. Straight front with good shoulder lay , level topline and well angulated rear, all in proportion for one so young. Moved with style and drive. I understand this was her last puppy class and she went out in style. Best Puppy  2nd  Mr P. Mrs L. & Miss N. Johnston  Glenquin Phoenix Please see minor puppy          Junior Bitch 4 0  1st Mr P. & Mrs C.A.. Sandiford Hernwood Aphrodite Another lovely youngster who took ownership of the ring when she moved! Used her correctly angulated front and rear quarters to move with drive.   2nd  Mrs M. Justice Ludstar LaLa Land to Liric (Imp) See Puppy,  3rd Mrs E,, Mrs C. & Mr M, Roberts & Watson Kyuna Dream of Magic at Moomglade   Res Mrs M. & Mr J. Davies Hearnwood Athena at Herrera       Yearling Bitch 3 0  1st Mrs j. Collins - Pitman Amscot Love is in the Air JW Very close class, the first 2 could change places and I am sure they do. Very pretty feminine bitch. Excellent in outline, good front and rear construction. Moved with drive .  2nd Mrs G.M. & Mr J. Seymour & Newton Pegasett Miz Guydance JW Had all the positive attributes of the winner, including the stylish driving action on the move. Did not appear to be  quite as finished as one today.  3RD Mrs Y Slaughter Cairacailie Night of Love with Ordett JW       Novice Bitch 4 1  1st Mr P. & Mrs C.A. Sandiford Hernwood Aphrodite Please see junior bitch  2nd Mr K. Whiting Locksheath True Baloo Sweet headed bitch with kind expression. Well constructed front, with level topline which she maintained on the move.  3rd Miss W. McQuillan Kelsnnor Kissin Dynamite       Graduate Bitch    1st Mr R.C & Mrs J.P. Mugford Pensylwania Black Lofty at Lynwood (Imp POL) Strikingly pretty bitch with good head proportions. Straight front, lovely arch of neck and excellent spring of rib. Well angulated rear short from hock to toe, which assisted the strong driving action she dispayed when moving.  2ND Mr G.F & Mrs S.M. Tong Benbuie Rose Quartz with Kellizlot Another attractive bitch with pleasing expression. Good length of neck and front composition. Level topline and correct tailset. Moved with conviction.  3rd Mr J.K & Mrs R.E. Roberts Birchgarth Be Bop for Mirkwood   Res Mrs. S, &Miss K. Wrigley Kattandale Black Fern (AI)       Post Graduate Bitch 9 0  1st Dr M. Thomas Graylacier Charlie’s Angel at Glynders JW Well balanced bitch, lovely in outline. Well angulated front and rear with level topline which she maintained on the move. In full coat which finished the picture.  2nd Mr G. & Mrs E Mawby Burroughton Star of Symphony Different type to one, but with similar qualities. Excellent rear angulation which allowed her to move with drive.  3rd Mr G.F & Mrs S.M. Tong Benbuie Rose Quartz with Kellizlot   Res Mrs G.M. Seymour Pegasett Scotch Fern       Limit Bitch  8 0  1st Mr F.C. & Mrs S.M. Evans Burroughton of Dark Amber Von Langstrumpf This bitch took my eye as soon as she walked into the ring.Well proportioned head with kind eye and sweet expression. Straight front and good lay of shoulder. Level topline leading to well angulated rear. Moved well  2nd Mr I. & Mrs K. Reid Diersett Sesto Elemento Another very pretty bitch with dark eye and melting expression. Slightly bigger bitch than the class winner, but retaining  balance which is essential in any setter. Good depth of chest and spring of rib. Appeared to be feeling the heat today.  3rd Mr & Mrs J. Dixon Ecameadow Saffron With Wallbank   Res  Mrs E,, Mrs C. & Mr M, Roberts & Watson Kyuna Believe in Magic by Moonglade JW   Open Bitch 9 0  1st Miss J. Osborn Sh. Ch. Amscot Siena Spice JW What a lovely class of show champions. This young lady oozed quality from her beautiful head down to the tip of her tail. Excellent angulation front and rear, correct size and so well balanced. This was reflected when she was on the move, looked like she could work all day regardless of the heat! Res CC  2nd Mr P. & Mrs C.A. Sandiford & Miss C. Lewis Sh Ch Hernwood Calypso Goddess JW ShCM Another worthy Show Champion who I judged and liked as a youngster. Now fully mature in full coat and well worthy of her title.   3rd Ms A Mappin SH Ch Bryerdale Texas Star JW   Res Mrs M. Justice Sh Ch Liric Nostalgia JW       Good Citizen Bitch 4 1  1st Mr P. Mrs C.A. & Miss N. Sandiford & Keens Hernwood Luna Eclipse JW To finish the day yet another strikingly pretty bitch. Excellent front with deep chest and spring of rib. Level topline with correct tailset. Plenty of rear angulation. Moved with drive.  2ND Mrs J. Collingborn Graylacier Princess Sophia at Pollyspark RL2 Different type of bitch to the class winner, balanced with straight front and level topline. Not quite got the angulation of the class winner.  3rd Mr K Whiting Locksheath True Baloo       Jenny Lowe    Judge