• Date: 18/11/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Vivien Phillips Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 26/11/2018

Birmingham Afghan Hound Club

Breed: Afghan Hound

BIRMINGHAM AFGHAN HOUND CLUB 18TH NOVEMBER 2018 JUDGE VIVIEN PHILLIPS

I WAS VERY HONOURED TO JUDGE THE BITCHES AT THIS CLUB SHOW AND THE HARD WORKING COMMITTEE MADE ME VERY WELCOME.

I LOOK FOR ELEGANCE BUT STRENGTH IN AN AFGHAN AND GOOD SHOULDERS AND SUFFICIENT DEPTH OF BRISKET . I FOUND A FEW WITH RATHER FLAT SKULLS AND SOME ROUND EYES. I WAS VERY PLEASED WITH MY LINE UP AND PARTICULARLY MY FINAL 5 IN THE CHALLENGE

MINOR PUPPY BITCH (1) NISBET & FORRESTER’S ZANDAHAR XCLUSIBELY FOR FINIX. 1 STANDING ALONE A LOVELY BLACK AND TAN 6 MONTH BABY WITH A SUPER HEAD AND EYE. STRONG MUZZLE AND UNDERJAW. GOOD NECK AND SHOULDERS. STRONG BONE AND FEET. WELL RIBBED AND CORRECT HIND ANGULATION. I LIKED HER OVERALL OUTLINE. . GOOD TAIL. SHE MOVED VERY WELL WITH A LOVELY SPRINGY STEP. BEST PUPPY BITCH AND ULTIMATELY BPIS . SHOULD HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE.

PUPPY BITCH (2) 1 ABS. 1 TRETHOWAN & JONES DAVASHEY AMELIA BONES AT PAHLEVI. 11 MONTH BLACK AND TAN. GOOD EYE BUT FOUND HER RATHER NARROW IN MUZZLE. SHE IS WELL MADE WITH CORRECT TAIL AND FEET. WELL RIBBED. BUT I FOUND HER TOO THIN THROUGHOUT AND SHE WAS THEREFORE NARROW COMING AND GOING, . GOOD TOPLINE AND CORRECT LENGTH OF BACK. SHE IS WELL MUSCLED IN HINDQUARTERS. GOOD TAIL CARRIAGE.

VETERAN BITCH.(2) 1 ABS. DOWNES’ VALKOR AS COOL AS ICE DE ZORBA 12 YEAR OLD LADY. IN GOOD CONDITION FOR HER AGE. PLEASING HEAD AND EYE. OK SHOULDERS AND FEET. CORRECT TOPLINE AND TAIL CARRIAGE BUT DOES NOT HAVE A RING TO TAIL. MOVED WELL FOR AGE.

JUNIOR BITCH (4) 1 THOMPSON’S CLOUDSIDE SUNFLOWER (JW) THIS 16 MONTH OLD GOLD BITCH CAUGHT MY EYE AS SHE ENTERED THE RING. A LOVELY ELEGANT HEAD CORRECT EYE SHAPE AND GOOD LONG STRONG NECK. CORRECT CONSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT. WELL RIBBED. SUPER SHAPE SIZE AND TOPLINE. WELL MUSCLED HINDQUARTERS WHICH SHE USED SO WELL TO POWER ROUND THE RING. CORRECT TAIL CARRIAGE. PRESENTED SO WELL AND MOVED AT JUST THE RIGHT SPEED TO SHOW OFF HER LOVELY STYLISH MOVEMENT.. CC ( HER THIRD APPARENTLY) AND RES BIS. 2. STEVENS & CRAFT’S JONECA FIREBLADE. ANOTHER GOLD BITCH OF 12 MONTHS WITH A NICE HEAD. GOOD EYE. GIVES THE IMPRESSION OF BEING STUFFY IN NECK BUT SHE IS HEAVILY COATED ON HER NECK AND OVER THE SHOULDERS. A LARGER BITCH WITH A GOOD SHOULDERS FEET, RIBBING AND OUTLINE BUT NOT THE WONDERFUL SPRINGY STYLE OF MY WINNER. 3 VOWLES’ NEYTIRI DE-KOULANGAR WITH AZMARI (IMP). ANOTHER WELL PRESENTED BLACK MASKED GOLD YOUNGSTER, GOOD HEAD AND EYE, WELL RIBBED.. LONGER IN LOIN THAN 1 AND 2. AND NOT AS STEADY IN TOPLINE. BUT SHE MOVED WELL USING STRONG HINDQUARTERS.

YEARLING BITCH. ,(8) 2 ABS. 1 WITHDRAWN. . 1 HALL’S SAXONMILL MIRROR MIRROR. THIS BITCH HEADED A CLASS WHERE THE FIRST THREE WERE SISTERS. SHE HAS A LOVELY HEAD AND STRONG LONG NECK WITH WELL LAID SHOULDERS. . VERY GOOD LARGE FEET. WELL RIBBED WITH A STRONG TOPLINE. CORRECT HINDQUARTERS. MOVED WITH LOVELY SPRING AND DRIVE. RES CC MUST HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE. 2 WAGGETT & WILKINSON’S SAXONMILL KISS BANG BANG CLENAGH JW ANOTHER LOVELY BLACK AND TAN YOUNGSTER OF SIMILAR MOULD. SHE COULD DO WITH AN EXTRA KILO IN MY OPINION. LOVELY SHAPE BUT NOT THE TOPLINE OF HER SISTER. ANOTHER VERY GOOD MOVER. . 3.PARKER’S SAXONMILL JEAN GENIE AT KHATIRA JW ANOTHER WELL MADE BITCH WITH A GOOD HEAD. SHE IS NARROWER THOUGHTOUT THAN HER SISTERS BUT MOVED VERY WELL IN SIDE GAIT. A LITTLE CLOSE COMING AND GOING. ALL 3 WERE VERY WELL PRESENTED.

MAIDEN BITCH . 0 ENTRIES

NOVICE BITCH (1) LEIPER’S JONECA DYNAMITE 15 MONTH BLACK MASKED GOLD BITCH STANDING ALONE. NICE HEAD AND EYE. LITTER SISTER TO MY 2ND IN JUNIOR. MUCH OF THE SAME APPLIES.. A LOVELY YOUNGSTER WHO MOVED OUT WELL,

GRADUATE BITCH (5) 2 ABS. 1. GILBERT’S AFFIETAR GLEN MAGILLIE JW. BLACK AND SILVER BITCH WITH A LOVELY HEAD AND GOOD NECK. SHE WAS A LITTLE ANXIOUS TO START WITH BUT MOVED VERY WELL THE BEST IN THE CLASS, AND WHEN SHE SETTLED WAS LOVELY TO GO OVER NOBLE EXPRESSION AND GOOD EYE. CORRECT SHOULDERS AND LOVELY SHAPE AND OUTLINE.SHORT LISTED IN THE CHALLENGE .2 EDWARDS VALKOR VALORA RED BRINDLE, BIGGER BITCH. LONGER IN LOIN. SHE HAS A GOOD HEAD AND EYE. SHE IS WELL RIBBED. MOVED WITH DRIVE . GOOD TOPLINE AND STRONG FEET. MOVED WELL . 3 MORGAN’S RHAZMAKH PRECIOUS TYME AT SURANDA 2 YEAR OLD GOLD BITCH . PRETTY HEAD AND EYE. GOOD NECK. NARROW THROUGHOUT AND NEEDS TO DROP IN IN FORECHEST. NOT THE TOPLINE OF 1 AND 2. MOVED WELL.

POST GRADUATE BITCH (9) 4 ABS. 1. HAYES’ ALTSIDE HENRIETTA MUSGROVE VIA SAKSFIFTH. 4 YEAR OLD BLUE BRINDLE. VERY ELEGANT, SUPER HEAD AND EYE. STRONG JAW. LONG NECK. GOOD TOPLINE. NICE OUTLINE AND SIZE. STEADY TOPLINE. GOOD TAIL. MOVED VERY WITH GREAT DRIVE. VERY WELL PRESENTED. 2 COATES’ GILARI SILKEN FLAME AT BUKHARA 3 YEAR OLD RED BITCH, ANOTHER ELEGANT BITCH WITH GOOD FRONT AND HEAD. CLOSE DECISION. CORRECT TOPLINE. GOOD LENGTH. STRONG HIND ANGULATION AND MUSCLE. GOOD TAIL. NOT QUITE AS STEADY IN FRONT MOVEMENT AS MY WINNER. 3 HUMPHREYS’ AYOUBKHAN BLUE ROSE. 4 YEAR OLD BLUE. TALLER. . SHE HAS A PLEASING HEAD AND EYE. CORRECT GOOD SHOULDERS AND RIBBING. HELD HER TOPLINE AND CARRIED HER TAIL WELL. WOULD PREFER A LITTLE MORE SUBSTANCE, BUT SHE MOVED VERY WELL WITH A LOVELY SPRINGY STEP.

MID LIMIT. (8) 1 ABS. 1 HALL’S SAXONMILL RAVISHING RITA JW. 3 YEAR OLD BRINDLE BITCH WITH A LOVELY OUTLINES. GOOD HEAD AND EYE. STRONG NECK AND SHOULDERS. WELL LET DOWN IN CHEST. CORRECT RIBBING. NOT OVERANGULATED BEHIND. MOVED WITH A SUPER SPRINGY STEP ON GOOD LARGE FEET. SHORT LISTED IN THE BITCH CHALLENGE 2 PARKER’S DEVANMARN SAY THE MAJIC WORD AT KHATIRA. 4 YEAR OLD BLACK AND TAN LOVELY BITCH. CLOSE UP TO WINNER. GOOD HEAD AND NECK. SLIGHTLY ROUND EYE. SHE IS A LOVELY SIZE AND HAS A GOOD OUTLINE. TOPLINE A LITTLE UNSTEADY WHEN STACKED. WELL MUSCLED HINDQUARTERS. MOVED VERY WELL. 3 NEWTON’S SHILMALMA MIDNIGHT LIAISON. CREAM BRINDLE BITCH OF 3 YEARS.. ANOTHER ELEGANT BITCH, LOVELY HEAD AND EYE. STRONG LONG NECK INTO GOOD SHOULDERS. FIRM TOPLINE. WELL LET DOWN. UNLUCKY TO MEET 1 AND 2. NOT QUITE AS LIGHT ON THE MOVE. BUT WELL MUSCLED STRONG HINDQUARTERS.

LIMIT BITCH . 1 (6) HARDING AND COWLEY KHASBECK LICENCE TO WIN AT ASHAHNI (IMP) A BLACK MA SKED GOLD OF 3. SUPER CONSTRUCTION , LOVELY HEAD AND STRONGLY MUZZLED. GOOD EYE. STEADY TOPLINE AND STRONG HEADINQUARTERS WITH CORRECT ANGULATION. MOVED WITH GREAT STYLE. WOULD NOT WANT HER ANY BIGGER. 2. WAGGETT’S JUST FOR YOU DE KOULANGAR AT CLENACH JW (IMP) ANOTHER NICE BITCH. 4 YEAR OLD GOLD. PREFERRED HER SIZE. GOOD HEAD AND NECK. GOOD SHOULDERS AND STRONG MUSCLED HINDQUARTERS. NOT THE TOPLINE OF THE WINNER. 3. ALLEN AND MEDLAM’S DAVASHEY FLORA BURN OF SAZAU JW 4 YEAR OLD BLACK AND SILVER. ANOTHER ELEGANT BITCH. WITH A PRETTY HEAD AND GOOD NECK AND SHOULDERS. CORRECT TOPLINE AND RIBBING. LIKED HER OUTLINE JUST NOT QUITE THE ENTHUSIASM ON THE MOVE AS 1 AND 2.

OPEN BITCH (8) 5 ABS IT WAS A SHAME THERE WERE ONLY 3 BITCHES IN THE RING. THEY WERE HOWEVER ALL OF GREAT QUALITY. 1. PASCOE’S CH POPOVS SAZERAC AT SARAKHAN (IMP) A LOVELY ELEGANT BITCH OF GREAT STYLE. LOVELY HEAD AND EYE. STRONG LONG NECK. BLACK MASKED GOLD OF GOOD SIZE AND CORRECT TOPLINE AND RIBBING. STRONG HINDQUARTERS. WELL LET DOWN. GOOD FEET. CORRECT HIND ANGULATION.. WELL PRESENTED BUT PUT THE BRAKES ON AT FIRST. WHEN SHE MOVED SHE HAD THE CORRECT SPRING IN HER MOVEMENT. SHORT LISTED IN MY FINAL 5 FOR THE CHALLENGE. CONSIDERED FOR TOP HONOURS. A WORTHY CHAMPION. 2. EVANS & HILLIER’S CH SYRDARYA CHOCOLATE CHIP AT NUMA. ELEGANT 6 YEAR OLD BRINDLE BITCH IN GOOD CONDITION, WELL MUSCLED. LOVELY HEAD AND EYE. STRONG NECK AND WELL LET DOWN, .CORRECT IN OUTLINE. MOVED WELL. NOT QUITE THE SPRING WHEN SHE MOVED. BUT VERY SOUND COMING AND GOING. 3. BUSBY’S CH SYDARYA MALTED MILK AT WILBUS JW. CREAM 6 YEAR OLD. ANOTHER ELEGANT BITCH. SUPER OUTLINE AND TYPE. HALF SISTER TO 2ND . ANOTHER WITH A LOVELY HEAD AND EYE. GOOD NECK SHOULDERS AND FEET. CORRECT TOPLINE AND RIBBING. WELL ANGULATED HINDQUARTERS. VERY TRUE MOVER BUT NOT THE VERVE OF 1 AND 2.