• Date: 25/05/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Ruth Gee Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

Bath Canine Society

Breed: Norfolk Terrier

NORFOLK TERRIERS BATH. I firstly would like to thank Bath Canine Society for inviting me to judge at one of my favorite shows and for making me feel so welcome, my two efficient Stewards and the exhibitors for your lovely entry of quality Norfolks.

PD (1 ) 1.Harpham & Hulance Diggery Golden Ratio Naf. 8mth old quality puppy full of breed type has a good broad head neat ears and strong muzzle, lovely bone and compact feet, strong neck short back with well sprung ribs in excellent coat and presentation, moved well particulary behind when settled BP.

Jd (3 -1) 1.Stevensons Brickin Just a Pickle Handsome male with a good eye well placed ears and strong muzzle, excellent bite. Good length of neck flowing into well placed shoulders strong level topline, well muscled behind moved well with purpose, just hanging onto his coat.   2. Walker Roxypark Spring Time. Preferred the head of 1 this young man needs to settle his ears which when excited he tends to lift, just enough width of skull but not enough stop, good bite., nice bone for his size longer cast than the winner, handler needs to move a little more positive, happy dog in good coat.

PG.(2-0) 1.Montgomery. Lexinor Play The Ace Caught my eye the moment he entered the ring smart typy Black and Tan with an excellent head good dark eye and excellent bite strong muzzle good in neck and shoulder short back with good spring of rib, excellent tail and carriage, moved well, at one with his handler. BD, BOB .   2. Hedgefield Brucey Baby, Decent head and excellent bite, dark eye, uses his ears to advantage. Good in neck and shoulder, longer cast than winner in good jacket, straight tail, moved positively, well handled. 

 LD (2-2) 

OD (1-1) 

 SBD/B (2-2) It was a shame there was some misunderstanding regarding the Special beginner Group. 

 1.Macartney Ivrig First Bit of Joy. Strong well made bitch with a good head nicely placed neat ears, dark expressive eye, good in neck and shoulder, held her topline on the move, well muscled behind, moved with purpose, well handled.   2. Foubister Kinsridge Gun Chaser Smaller neat bitch well placed ears, dark eye, big teeth with an excellent bite. Good length of neck lovely short back moving a little rushed today, handler needs to relax and the bitch will go better. 

 PB(6-2) This was the best class of the day all four lovely puppies who I’m sure will change places several times throughout their careers. 1.Stevensons Brickin Divine Tilly Super B&Tan bitch puppy at just six months full of mischief she was having a ball lovely to see puppies having fun. Enough head for her age lovely expressive eye great bite, I loved the flow of her neck into super flat shoulders, short back with enough spring of rib for her age, moved well when settled, she was in full puppy coat, one I will watch with interest.    2.Macartneys Ivrig Dancing in the Sun. Very appealing typy puppy well made throughout. At just 6 months she has enough head for her age, good mouth dark eye with a keen look. Good length of neck, short back moved out extremely well, very well handled. Very happy baby. 3.Phillip Nordalset Warm And Fuzzy. 

 JB ( 0-0) PG. (6-1) A Good Class all could exchange places I was pleased to see my 3rd placed bitch go much steadier than in SBB moved sounder, handler seemed more relaxed. 1.Brittains Lexinor Rising Star 2yr old bitch of lovely type in excellent coat and condition. Neat head with a sweet expression uses her ears well, enough neck flowing into a short back enough bone for her size, moved well.     2.Macartney Ivrig First Bit of Joy.   3.Foubister Kinsridge Gun Chaser. 

 LB (1-0) 1.Gardener Perrisblu Liberty at Danalas Sh Ch. Strong well made bitch of 5yrs with a good head dark eye and excellent bite, good neck and shoulder slightly long in loin held her topline on the move, well muscled behind nicely set on tail in excellent coat and condition extremely well trained at one with her handler BB.

Ruth Gee.