• Date: 20/09/2018
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judge: Karl Gawthorpe Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 07/04/2019

Thame & Oxfordshire County Canine Society

Thame & Oxfordshire County Canine Society

Open Show 20th September 2018 

I would like to thank the officers committee for the invitation to judge this wonderful show and to the exhibitors for taking my decisions on the day and for the applause for all the winners.

It was definitely a very windy and blustery day which didn’t make it easy for showing dogs, especially when the wind get up behind them.

Flat Coated Retriever

Puppy Dog/Bitch 6

1st BP & RBOB Durrant’s Glenturret Happy Go Lucky, 6 month old boy and Happy go lucky definitely suites this happy chap, This lad had a wonderful head viewed from front and side, lovely soft expression, nice length of neck flowing into correct shoulder placements, good brisket, nice depth of chest and well ribbed body, good level top line, correct tail placement, nice feet and plenty of bone, nice strong rear end for his age then helped him move around the ring with ease, was pleased to award him BP, RBOB and Gundog Puppy Group 1

2nd Powell’s Bonnyhilbrae Love of Joy, sweet feminine head and expression, lovely length of neck going into well placed shoulders, good angles front and rear, good brisket and chest, nice top line and tail set which was held on the move.

3rd Delamere’s Gamesrights Enigma

Special Yearling

No Entries

Limit D/B 6 (2abs)

1st & BOB Delamere’s Gamerights Deep River Blues, smashing bitch with a lovely feminine head which looked well when viewed from the front or rear, strong length of neck flowing into correct shoulder placements, deep through the chest, well ribbed body, great angles both front and rear, great rear end which helped her move around the ring with ease, firm strong top line and correct tail placement that was held well on the move.

2nd Durrant’s Glenhurret Colour Me Crazy, mother to by BP and you can see that she as passed on her great breed type to him, another bitch with the most appealing feminine head and expression, strong neck into good shoulders, great angles both front and rear, lovely chest and body, firm top line and correct tail set, held well when she moved around the ring.

Open D/B 2 (2abs)

Spanish Water Dog

Puppy D/B

No Entries

Special Yearling Bitch 1

1st & BOB Hodgkinson-Rutherford & Rutherford’s Anathema De Aronagua Del Chanderhill CJW18 (IMP ESP), Brown bitch with a pleasing head and expression, strong neck into well placed shoulders, good angles both front and rear, good depth of chest and well sprung ribs, strong top line, good second thigh moved with drive around the ring.

Limit D/B

No Entries

Open D/B 1

1st & RBOB Hodgkinson-Rutherford & Rutherford’s Swiss/IR Sh Ch Rayaragua Ria Del Chanderhill JCH IR/LUX CW17 CJW17 (IMP ESP), Brown bitch good head and expression, good neck into good shoulders, nice angles both front and rear, nice top line, moved well around the ring, at one at all times with her young handler.

A.V.N.S.C

Puppy Dog/Bitch 3 (2abs)

1st & BP AVNSC, Winterburn’s Roanjora Laurent Perrier (Irish Red & White Setter) Lovely little lady, with a lovely feminine head and expression, good front and rear angles, nice depth of chest, good top line and correct tail placement, moved well on the move once settled.

Special Yearling Dog/Bitch 3 (2abs)

1st Willington’s Nicael Blue Diamond Among Ohanava (Hungarian Vizsla) Sweet feminine bitch with a lovely head and sweet expression, good length of neck flowing into well placed shoulders, lovely straight front, good depth of chest, nice strong top line and correct tail placement, this was kept well on the move, good turn of stifle and second thigh that helped with the movement around the ring.

Limit Dog/Bitch 3 (1ab)

1st & Res Best AVNSC Caffel & Kavanagh’s Hushwing Louboutin to Doberway (German Wirehaired Pointer), Black & White bitch with the most wonderful head and expression, good firm neck into well placed shoulders, great angles both front and rear, good depth of chest and spring of ribs, correct top line and tail set, well developed second thigh, moved with ease around the ring.

2nd Bennet’s Mariglen Blue Star at Caprow (English Setter), Blue Belton Dog with a masculine head and expression but not over done in any way, good length of neck flowing into correct front construction, nice depth of chest, strong top line and correct tail set, good rear end which made the movement free and easy.

Open Dog/Bitch 4 (3abs)

1st & Best AVNSC Bell & Maddox’s Owlspoint Master of Trouble ShCM (Bracco Italiano), Masculine dog in every sense but without being over done in any way, masculine head and expression, great strength of neck going into good front construction, great depth of chest and spring of rib, strong top line and correct tail set which he held while he powered around the ring, good rear angles and also well-developed second thigh, this dog couldn’t do anything wrong on the day.

A.V Gundog

Puppy 20 (15 abs)

1st Adams & Scales’ Fisherbloom Fancy That (Pointer), Black & white bitch with a lovely head and expression, good length of neck flowing into lovely correct front angulation, lovely depth of chest and spring of ribs, correct top line an tail set which she held well on the move, great rear angles and developed second thigh which helped this bitch glide around the ring.

2nd Bougen’s Gwendariff Hot Ticket (Irish Setter), sweet feminine head and expression, lovely neck flowing into good shoulder placement, nice depth of chest and spring of rib, correct top line and tail set, nice turn of stifle, moved well.

3rd Matthews’ Mavistan Pandora (Golden Retriever)

Special Yearling Dog/Bitch 16 (11abs)

1st Braine’s Grenetrest Canterbury Bell (German Shorthaired Pointer), Masculine dog with good head and expression, strong neck into nice straight front, good depth of chest and nice spring of ribs, strong firm level top line and tail set which this dog well while he powered with ease around the ring, nice turn of stifle moved and showed well.

2nd Roberts’ Byphar Bombay Sapphire (Pointer) Orange and white bitch with the sweetest feminine head and expression, good neck into correct front construction, good depth of chest and spring of ribs, firm top line and correct tail set, good rear end angles which helped with the movement around the ring.

3rd Hydon’s Clentonian Pandemonium (English Springer Spaniel)

Limit Dog/Bitch 8 (5abs)

1st Wet’s Sheigra Simply A Star (Cocker Spaniel), Black bitch with the most beautiful head and expression, strong neck flowing into a wonderful front construction, lovely depth of chest and a great spring of ribs, plenty of bone and standing on good bone and tight feet, good turn of stifle and well developed second thigh, moved with drive around the ring and a top line which was held firm.

2nd Peebles’ Keigame Belle of All (German Shorthaired Pointer), feminine bitch with a lovely head and expression, good neck into well placed shoulders, nice deep chest and spring of ribs, lovely rear angles, correct top line which was held when she moved around the ring.

3rd King’s Linthwaite Excalibur (Labrador Retriever)

Open Dog/Bitch 7 (5abs)

1st West’s Sheigra Super Special (Cocker Spaniel), another lovely cocker from this kennel, again the most wonderful feminine head and expression, super neck into correct front construction, lovely depth of chest and spring of ribs, plenty of bone and lovely tight feet, good turn of stifle and well developed second thigh, top line held on the move and had the typical merry cocker attitude.

2nd Murray’s Sh Ch Madavin Quinlan (Field Spaniel) Dog with a nice masculine head and expression but not overdone in any way at all, correct front and rear construction, nice chest and ribs, good bone and feet, moved with drive around the ring.

3rd Brooksmith’s Sh Ch Medogold Kiss N’ Tell (Pointer)

Gundog Group (Adult)

1st Hazeltine, Crowther & Alcorn’s Hundwith Chortle with Hookwood (Weimaraner), what can I say about this bitch apart from she caught my else when she entered the ring, she as the most wonderful head and expression, lovely strong neck that flowed into correct front construction, nice depth of chest and spring of rib, firm top line which was held standing and moving around the ring, lovely rear angles and well developed second thigh that she used to move around the ring with ease, she was always at one with her handler and it was a pleasure to watch her go RBIS, congratulation and I will ensure I watch her career.

2nd Hazeltine & Welch’s Just Wilburt by Hookwood JW ShCM (Pointer) Black & White dog with a masculine head and expression, great construction both front and rear, good length of neck, great spring of ribs and depth of chest, stood well on good bone and tight feet, well developed second thigh, strong firm top line and tail set which was held on the move.

3rd Braine’s Grenetrest Canterbury Bell (German Shorthaired Pointer), Masculine dog with good head and expression, strong neck into nice straight front, good depth of chest and nice spring of ribs, strong firm level top line and tail set which this dog well while he powered with ease around the ring, nice turn of stifle moved and showed well.

4th Bell & Maddox’s Owlspoint Master of Trouble ShCM (Bracco Italiano), Masculine dog in every sense but without being over done in any way, masculine head and expression, great strength of neck going into good front construction, great depth of chest and spring of rib, strong top line and correct tail set which he held while he powered around the ring, good rear angles and also well-developed second thigh.

Gundog Group (Puppy)

1st Durrant’s Glenturret Happy Go Lucky, 6 month old boy and Happy go lucky definitely suites this happy chap, This lad had a wonderful head viewed from front and side, lovely soft expression, nice length of neck flowing into correct shoulder placements, good brisket, nice depth of chest and well ribbed body, good level top line, correct tail placement, nice feet and plenty of bone, nice strong rear end for his age then helped him move around the ring with ease.

2nd Weyman Spuffing Tanqueray (English Springer Spaniel), Sweet feminine bitch with a lovely head and expression, great neck into lovely shoulders, nice depth of chest, good spring of ribs, nice turn of stifle which helped her move around the ring, strong top line which was held on the move.

3rd Hammond’s Seasham Love Bug (German Shorthaired Pointer), Feminine bitch with a lovely head and expression, good neck into correct shoulders, nice chest and spring of ribs, level top line and correct tail set, moved with ease around the ring.

4th Hillary’s Edasiy Summer Star (Cocker Spaniel) a lovely merry little cocker and one that you couldn’t walk pass, lovely head and expression, great front and rear angles, good top line, nice spring of ribs and depth of chest, moved well.

Judge

Karl Gawthorpe