• Date: 04/01/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Shelagh Tolladay Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

Boston & District Canine Society

Breed: Italian Spinone

                                    BOSTON CH. SHOW – 5th JANUARY 2018

ITALIAN SPINONE

Puppy - Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1ST AFTERGLOW GAME PLAYER (MS J CLARK). Lots to like about this 10 month old puppy.

 He possesses a gorgeous head and expression. Robust and squarely built with good

bone and substance. Well ribbed body and strong quarters. Covered the ground with

ease. Has all the essentials, just carrying a tad too much weight today.

2ND LUCORU CATEQUIL AT CLOUDNINE (MR G & MISS C FORDHAM). Well constructed puppy

of 8 months with a pleasing head and expression. Strong short neck leading into well

laid shoulders and correct topline. Well off for bone. Not as collected on the move as 1st

Post Graduate - Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1ST ELLISBELL MR SANDMAN (MRS A GLAZIK). This masculine dog has good breed type.

Correct head planes with a lovely soft expression. Excellent forehand with deep chest,

strong bone and broad thighs. Moved well on a relaxed and easy stride.

Reserve Best Dog

2ND LUCORU LA CASSA AT CLOUDNINE (MR G & MISS C FORD). Not as mature as the winner

but I liked him for his size and balance. Correctly proportioned head with a kind

expression. Square in outline with solid construction. Movement not as positive as 1st

Open - Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1ST SH CH/IR SH CH AFTERGLOW HASHTAG SCANDAL AT BESSALONE JW SHCM CW16 (MRS S, MISS S & MISS I KNOWLES & GLEN). I have long admired this dog from the ringside and it was a pleasure

to finally get my hands on him. He exudes quality and breed type. Robust and squarely

built displaying strength throughout. Most gorgeous head and expression with a large

spongy nose. Deep in brisket with well sprung ribs. Good front and rear angulation.

Strong, well muscled quarters. Shown in excellent coat and condition. His free and

effortless movement was a joy to watch. Best Dog and Best of Breed

2ND MISTYAYRE GIGOLO FOR ANNILANN (MR M & MRS L CHALLANDS). Well constructed dog

 with good bone,substance and balance throughout. Has strength and width to quarters.

Balanced head with a kind expression. Well muscled neck merging smoothly into

shoulders. Correct topline which he maintained on the move

Puppy - Bitch

Entries: 5 Absentees: 1

1ST AFTERGLOW GAME CHANGER (MISS M L & MRS C KAYE-ACKROYD & SHARP).

Loved this puppy. She has quality and breed type in abundance.

 Beautiful head with correct planes and a melting expression. Balanced square body

shape with good bone and substance.Deep brisket and prominent breastbone.

Compact feet with arched toes. Her sound construction enabled her to display a

free and easy gait. Best Puppy in Breed and delighted to see her win the Gundog

Puppy Group.

2ND BESSALONE GOING STRAIGHT (MRS S, MISS S, MS I & MISS L KNOWLES, GLEN & MALCOLM).

Another quality puppy who oozes breed type. She is so pretty with correct head planes

and that almost human expression. Short strong neck with good shoulder placement.

 Well sprung ribs carried well back. Good bone and balance throughout.

 She covered the ground with her free flowing movement. I liked her a lot

3RD CHANDHALLY COCKNEY REBEL (MRS N R FLEMING)

RES LUCORU PACHAMAMA (MRS M BOTTOM)

Post Graduate - Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1ST GOLDFLY FLOWERS GAY GOSSIP (S A GRIEF). Liked this bitch for type and size. Square in

outline, she has a straight front,good bone and well ribbed body. Balanced front

and rear angulation. Feminine head with a kind eye. Moved with typical Spinone gait

 but a little close behind

Open - Bitch

Entries: 6 Absentees: 1

1ST SH CH INOSTRICANI FIORELLA JW SHCM (MRS K A JAMES). Easy to see why this bitch has

 done so well.She is so full of quality and breed type.

 Lovely, feminine head with divergent head planes and a kind expression.

 Well muscled neck and good layback of shoulder. Balanced, well ribbed square body.

 Nicely angulated fore and aft. Good skin and coat texture.Well muscled loin and

 hindquarters enabled her to move freely and with drive. Best Bitch

2ND AFTERGLOW I'M COMING OUT FOR AFFILATO (MR L & MRS C SHARP). Another lovely

example of the breed. Pretty head of correct proportions with soft eye displaying affection.

Balanced angulation throughout. Deep chest and good spring of rib. Good muscletone.

Fluid mover with a ground covering stride maintaining correct topline and tail carriage.

Reserve Best Bitch

3RD LUCORU BOMBAY SAPPHIRE (MRS L A COLDWELL)

RES RICCINI ABRIELLE JW SHCM (MR M F & MRS K HARRISON)

VHC CHANDHALLY LIMON CINO (MRS N R FLEMING)

                                                                                     Shelagh Tolladay