• Date: 26/08/2018
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judge: Denise Sharples Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 07/04/2019

Scottish Terrier Club (Scotland)

Scottish Terrier Club (Scotland) Championship Show - 26 August 2018

I was delighted to be invited to judge at the STC(S) Championship Show this year and would like to take this opportunity of thanking the Officers and Committee for making me so welcome. I would also like to thank my Steward Lorraine Mackay who kept everything running smoothly, and finally a big thank you to all the exhibitors who entered their dogs under me. I really enjoyed my day and I hope everyone else did as well.


Minor Puppy Dog (1) (1 absent)


Puppy Dog – No entries


Junior Dog (1) (1 absent)


Graduate Dog (3)


1st Mrs C A Annan’s Lomondview Hot Oats - 3 year old wheaten, balanced head, dark eye, good neck, with clean shoulders, a compact dog with good bone, short back and well ribbed. Moved well coming and going.


2nd D McGlennon’s Divadell Harvest Moon – 3 year old dark brindle in good coat and condition, balanced head with neat ears and dark eye, compact body, short back, I would prefer more width in front. Well muscled rear.


3rd Carisco Kings Crusader


Post Graduate Dog (6) (1 absent)


1st Mrs A Kenny Marriott, Mr J Marriott & Kirk-Gellatly Millingford Hudson – A lovely black dog who had everything to like about him, balanced head, dark eye, neat ears which he used well, good flow from neck into well placed shoulders, straight front, good bone, short body with good ribs carried well back, correct tailset, correct rear angulation, well muscled. Level topline which he kept on the move. Presented in tiptop condition. I was pleased to award him CC and BIS.


2nd Mr R F Mackay’s Carisco Don’t Stop Believing – A bigger dog than 1 but still well balanced throughout. Good head, dark almond eye, correct bite, good bone, straight front, good neck and shoulders, good width of ribs low to ground and carried well back.


3rd Divadell Harvest Moon


Limit Dog (4)


1st Mrs C Rutherford’s Carisco Follow Your Dreams – Another good dog, black in good coat and excellent condition. Balanced head, dark eye, correct bite, short back, level topline, straight front, would prefer better layback of shoulder, well sprung ribs, carried well back. Good rear angulation. Moved well going and coming.


2nd Mr I Todd’s Eskwyre Waterloo Sunset - Black dog of good size, balanced head, would prefer neater ears, dark eye, straight front, correct shoulders, good ribs, good hindquarters. Moved well.


3rd Benartybrae Macarena at Benbetham


Open Dog (4)


1st Mr R & Mrs K Earl’s Eskwyre Tom Foolery at Rolanka – A brindle dog well up to size with everything in proportion, a strong balanced masculine head, dark eye, correct bite, good bone and substance, straight front, good neck into correct laid back shoulders, ribs well sprung, low and carried well back. Moved well. I liked him and was pleased to award him the RCC.


2nd Mrs C Annan’s Lomondview Man in Black – A black dog on the small side, compact and short backed. Balanced head, neat ears, dark eye, good neck and shoulders, ribs well sprung, carried low and well back, moved well.


3rd Ir Ch Lomond Cappuciono at Slievecroob


Veteran Dog (1)


1st Millingford Winter Lion ShCm - 9 year old dog in excellent coat and condition, looks so well for his age. Good head with neat ears and dark eye. Correct front, good lay of shoulders, ribs low to ground and well laid back, good rear angulation. Moved well.


Minor Puppy Bitch (2)


1st M & J Vickers Flippix Vampire in Disguise at Eskwyre – 9 month old, lovely black bitch in excellent coat and condition. Lovely balanced head with neat ears and dark almond shaped eye, straight front, good neck into well laid shoulder, good spring of rib, carried low and well back, short and compact with correct tailset. Lovely topline which she kept on the move. Pleased to award her BPIS.  


2nd B & L Maidment’s Quaint Sabayon (Imp.Fin) – Another good quality puppy bitch. 8 month old black bitch, good head, neat ears, dark eye, correct bite, straight front, good shoulder placement, level topline that she kept on the move.


Puppy Bitch (1)


1st J Coley’s Kingsview Just Patience – 11 month old black bitch. What a super character, she really pushed for BPIB. Feminine head, well balanced with neat ears and dark almond shaped eyes, correct bite. Good straight front, correct neck and shoulders, short and compact with level topline, ribs well sprung, low and carried well back, correct rear angulation, moved well. One to watch.


Junior Bitch (1 )


1st Messrs C C & Mrs E Aiken’s Slievecroob Capercaillie - 14 month old Brindle bitch with good head, dark eyes, correct bite. Good bone, not so straight in front, level topline, ribs well sprung and low, good rear angulation.


Graduate Bitch (4) (2 absent)


1st Mrs E M & Mr C G Meek’s Lomondview Amber Solaire at Benbetham – Very nice wheaten bitch, feminine head with neat ears and dark almond shaped eye, short and compact, straight front, ribs well sprung carried low and well back. Good rear angulation, level topline, moved well.


2nd Mrs C A & Dr R L Willis Trakside Cobalion – Good small bitch with neat ears and dark eye, straight front, good shoulder, ribs could be lower, good rear angulation.


Post Graduate Bitch (3) (1 absent)


1st Mrs C Annan’s Lomondview Foxy Lady – Brindle bitch with a short and compact body. Good head with neat ears and dark eye, good neck and shoulders, good width of ribs and low, good rear angulation. Moved with drive.


2nd Messrs C C & Mrs E Aiken Lomondview Primrose at Slievecroob – Black bitch, good head, dark eye, short back with good width of ribs, straight front, good shoulders, correct rear angulation. Carrying too much weight. Moved well.


Limit Bitch (3) (1 absent) 1st Mrs C A Rutherford’s Carisco Cendal Crème – Lovely wheaten bitch with good bone and substance. In excellent coat and condition. Feminine, balanced head with neat ears, good front, clean neck into well laid back shoulders, ribs are well sprung, low and carried well back, correct tailset, good rear angulation, good topline and moved with drive. Pleased to award her the RCC.


2nd Mrs C A Annan’s Lomondview Honey Suckle – another nice bitch but today she was not so happy showing. Wheaten bitch with a balanced feminine head, very neat ears, dark eye, correct neck and shoulders, short backed, good ribs, correct rear angulation.


Open Bitch (4) (2 absent)


1st Messrs C C & E Aitken UK & Ir Ch Lomondview Signature – Lovely brindle bitch. Presents a beautiful clean outline when standing, neat head and ears, dark eye. Straight front, good neck which flows into well laid back shoulders, short backed, ribs carried well back with good width, correct angulated rear. Moved freely around the ring, keeping her lovely outline all the time. Pleased to award her the CC and RBIS.


2nd Mr W C & Mrs M H Kelly’s Ch Carseview Hurricane Hannah – Black bitch with good bone and substance, not as compact as 1. Good head with dark eye, good front, correct shoulders, well ribbed and low to ground, good rear angulation, keeping a level topline on the move.


Veteran Bitch (1)


1st Mrs L Maidment’s Berrybreeze Explorer at Daxidin – A very nice 9 year old black bitch in good coat and condition. She is a lovely bitch to go over, a good head with neat ears and dark eye, straight front, lovely neck into correct shoulders, ribs well sprung, low and laid-back, correct rear angulation. Moved well around the ring. She was a strong contender in the challenge. Best Veteran in Show. 


Judge: Denise Sharples (Thalion)