• Date: 14/09/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Mark Ord Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

Darlington Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Borzoi

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)

DARLINGTON CHAMPIONSHIP DOG SHOW 14/9/18


Borzoi

Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this well run show today, also thanks to my 2 able stewards for assisting me.

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Conroy’s Donskoi Nochka Of Enolam 8 yr old b in good body & condition with silky coat. balanced in head with good eye & expression, deep chest & correct rib, strong quarters with well set hocks, tail carried correctly & moved well. Puppy D (1) : 1 Binnie”s Dreamlight Napoleon Dynamite, very much at the legs & wings stage, has a masculine head & good under jaw, , has enough depth of chest, body just developing & looking slightly long at this stage of development, well set tail & carried correctly, good bone & substance.

Jun D (1) : 1 Masterman”s Ryazan Fabian For Santerman, loved the head & expression on this young male, well set ears of correct shape, strong & reasonable length of neck leading to a good straight front, well set shoulder & upper arm, depth of chest is correct & body developing well for his age, good strong loin, well set quarters, correct shaped feet, tail well set & carried correctly on move, very promising & just wish he had relaxed more on the move, in correct silky coat & excellent condition.

P. Grad D (3-1abs) : 1 Wheatley’s Russkly Azart Ambassador Reality Rondo (IMP) 2 yr old of well balanced proportions, good outline on stack & moving steadily with precision, balanced skull & fore face, good neck & deep in chest, rib narrow , well set quarters, tail of good length, well set & carried, good feet, in silky coat & presented in hard condition ; 2 Swanson’s Dashava Moscow Of Altimarlach, well shaped in head, good neck, enough body & depth of chest, not relaxed on the stack so outline was a little unbalanced today & not covering as much ground as 1.

Open D (5-1abs) : 1, B.D. & B.O.B. Kanno’s Nibrass Roger Fitzempress JW, this 3 yr old male is masculine & presents a good outline, well shaped & balanced head, with correct eye & expression, well set ears, correct neck & straight front, liked his depth of chest & strong loin , has the graceful curve of back & strong driving quarters, correct tail & in silky coat, presented to perfection & in excellent hard muscular condition ; 2 & R.B.D. Dawson”s Stubbylee The Sax Man, all male & presents a nice picture on stack, good head & jaw, well set eye & ears, in good body, enough depth & well set rib, straight front & pasterns slightly sloping, well shaped feet, in good silky coat & hard muscular condition, tail of good length & well set, liked his well set quarters, not the length of stride of 1 when moving in profile however when asked to return to challenge for R. B.D. he was more relaxed & moved better ; 3 Kanoo”s Nibrass Hiroyuki Sanada.

Puppy B (1) : 1, & B. P. Binnie”s Dreamlight Tsigane, has a strong jaw & well shaped skull, dark & alert eye, well shaped & set ears, correctly set neck & body developing well for her young age, good bone & correct feet, silky coat & presented well, has lovely driving action from the rear.

Post Grad B (1) : Rogerson”s Nibrass Emerald Queen , liked the overall balanced picture of this girl & see she is litter sister to my B.O.B. winner, lovely head & eye, well set rose ears, good ribbing & depth of chest, has lovely well set quarters, in good condition & has silky coat well presented, well set tail of good length & carriage, moved well with ease.

Open B (4-1abs) :1 & B.B. Dawson”s Ch. Stubbylee Prima Donna JW Sh. CM, at almost 4 coming into her prime, super head shape & lovely expression, well set neck & desirable front, in excellent body condition , straight front & well set shoulders, good depth of chest & strong in loin, very well set quarters, very good shape of feet, moving with ease & elegant stride, silky coat & well muscled condition, good tail length, set & carried well on move ; 2 & R.B.B. Kanoo's Nibrass Eleanor Reginae, well balanced in profile but finer all through than 1, good dark eye & well set ears, deep in chest & correct loin, although finer is well balanced all through, moved soundly just prefer reach in front of 1 today, in good hard condition ; 3 Conroy”s Querentas Lifes First Love At Enolam.

W.H. Dachshund

Puppy D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & B.D. & B. P. McPherson & Paterson”s Brumberhill Mr Wilks, a little unsettled to begin with but once he did presents a good shape in profile, has well proportioned skull & strong jaw, strong in neck & has balanced shoulder & upper arm, in excellent body with clean top & under line, strong in loin, well set quarters & good tail carriage, just coming into coat & presented in excellent condition, well shaped feet, moved out soundly both ways.

P. Grad B (2-1abs) : 1 & B.B. & B.O.B. Paterson & Paterson’s Ambiesque Applaud feminine & of good body length, excellent jaw & strong dentition, good skull & well set eye & keen expression, good ear shape & carried correctly, strong neck & excellent top & under line, superb front & first class feet, moving with good reach in front & drives well from her well set quarters, good tail set & carriage, in excellent double coat of correct texture.

Open B (3-1abs) : 1 & R.B.B. McPherson & Paterson’s Brumberhill Bellisama Sh. CM, in profile slightly longer than B.O.B. today but saying that everything was in proportion, has a well shaped head & good eye & ear set, excellent shoulder & upper arm, super body, firm in loin, strong & full hindquarters well set apart, powers around the ring with reach & driving action, well set tail, good feet, just coming into new coat so lost out to kennel mate today ; 2 Maxwell”s Bardrestan Queen O’ The South, well balanced shape but carrying a little excessive weight today, has a pleasing shaped head, good top line, correct feet, tail well set, in double coat of good textures, moved well but not the reach of 1.

Min W/H. Dachshund

Veteran D/B (1) : 1 & B.V. Stephenson”s Bothlyn Indigo Blue At Wistex, 7 &1/2 yr old b who moved soundly with good reach & drive, has a pleasing head & good neck, well bodied & strong in loin, correct feet, has a good top line & particularly well set quarters with well set tail, a little short of coat today. 

Puppy D/B (3-1abs) :1 & B.P, B.D. & B.O.B. Jones”s Carlita Sunrise, almost 12 months of age, lovely profile with no exaggerations, well shaped head & good jaw, lovely top & under line, body developing well, strong in loin & has well set quarters well apart, tail well set & carried correctly on the move, in excellent double coat of correct texture, moved extremely well to take top honours today ; 2 & R.B.B. Stephenson & Sexton”s Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex, at only just 6 months very raw, a little unsettled on stack but moving soundly fore & aft, body developing as should for her raw age, good top line & well set rear, good tail, in good coat.

Jun D/B (1) : C Sunrise ; 2 Thompson”s Charansco Back To Black, well shaped in head, good neck & top Line, body ok, good feet, lacking a good coat, moved soundly, well set tail & carried correctly.

P. Grad D (1) : 1, & R.B.D. Bell”s Shantallah Wild Sage, finer in head than what is desired, has good neck, well set shoulder & good top line, moved ok but totally lacking in coat, good feet & tail well set & carried.

Open D (1) : S Wild S.

P. Grad B (1) : 1 B Indigo Blue At W.

Open B (1) : 1, & B.B. Mallinson”s Drakesleat Have A Yen For You, lovely head proportions, strong neck & pleasing top & under lines, in excellent body, super feet, strong loin & well set quarters, tail well set & carried, particularly liked the balance & profile but today could do with a little more coat & enthusiasm, moved soundly fore & aft but sluggish on stack today.

Ibizan Hound

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Taylor”s Abboatskoak Carousel, flat skull with desired slight stop, well set ears & has expressive well shaped eye, long & muscular neck, correct front, her body has the desired flat rib & tucked up waist, good level top line & slope from pin bones, tail well set & carried, good feet, moved with correct breed action, in lovely coat & presented to perfection in hard condition.

P. Grad D/B (1) : 1, & B.D. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Alanura Incognito Ipotone, young male who was a handful for his owner, typical hound with a mind of his own. most desirable head shape & good eye & ear sets, good neck & level top line, good fall away behind pin bones, also good undercarriage. correct rib shape, strong & straight front & rear, good feet & well carried tail which is well set on, excellent coat & muscular condition. Difficult to assess his movement but did enough, quality male.

Open D/B (4-1abs) : 1, & R.B. B. Hamilton & Rainsbury’s Kalo Skilo’s Rose De Immortal Juno With Harrisclub (IMP), just over 3 yr old b, lovely in profile, stands firm, another good head with correct neck, long flat ribcage, good top line & under line clean, correct feet & tail is correctly set & carried, gleaming in coat & strong muscular condition, moved very well in class but over exuberant in challenge ; 2 Taylor”s Falconcrag Valenta slightly taller b than 1, typical head & good eye & ear, strong in neck & clean in outline, correct rib & loin, strong well set rear, good tail set, not quite as together on move as 1 ; 3 Benstead”s Ch. Plymouth Road Runner Van Oxymoron at Itibi (IMP).

Norwegian Elkhound

P. Grad D/B (2-1abs) : 1, & R.B.B. Launder & Preston”s Barbelka Aurora Nights, wedge shaped head with enough room between ears which are well set, dark eye, strong neck, straight front with elbows well set, in good body, tail well set & tightly curled, small tight feet, in good double coat, moved well fore & aft.

Open D/B (5-2abs) : 1, B.B. & B.O.B. Middleton’s Ch. Graythor Norwegian Lights Sh.CM, 5 yr old b, lovely to see her move, excellent stride with minimum effort, has a feminine look & is well balanced in profile, well shaped head, good jaw & dentition, strong neck & well bodied, good coat texture, neat feet, well set tail ; 2 , & B.D.Smith”s Rothenborg Norse, masculine & of good overall shape & substance, good bone & has a straight front, well bodied, strong in loin, tail correctly set, a little more loose on the move than 1 & not holding himself as firm on the stack ; 3 B Aurora N.

Sloughi

Puppy D/B (1) : 1, B.P. B.B. & B.O.B. Clark”s Magida Sabih Al Sahra At Thiefside (IMP), impressive youngster who once settled on the move really came all together, superb head shape & oval dark eye, well set ears, her neck is moderately long with correct arch, has the desired flat bone, good feet, slight spring of rib & short strong loin, well set hocks, tail correctly set & carried, in excellent coat & condition, impressed me a lot & delighted to see her take Hound Puppy G4, one for the future of the breed.

Open D (2-1abs) : 1 & B.D. Godfrey & Atkinson”s Sahsheer Ishara at Longhedge (IMP), 4 & 1/2 yr old male, masculine & all hound, good skull & strong in jaw, clean neck & good front, desired flat bone, good depth of chest & prominent sternum, well set rear, correct tail & set, moved well .

Open B (1) : 1 & R.B.B. Int Ch. Sahsheer Shiana Khali, I see is litter sister to Open D winner, the kennel type can be seen, feminine & slighter built than B.O.B. is well balanced & a pleasing outline when she eventually settled, proper fidget today. liked her eye & expression, good jaw, good depth of chest & correct in top line & undercarriage, good feet, well set strong rear, tail well carried on move.


Mark Ord (judge)