• Date: 07/05/2018
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judge: R J (Fred) Ellingford Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

Chelmsford & District Canine Society

I was delighted to award BIS to the Welsh Springer Spaniel Thomas & Upton’s Sh Ch Bowdonia Seraphina JW ShCM who from the moment she entered the ring was going to be hard to beat, with her free easy action, showing reach and drive. She has a slightly domed skull, with a definite stop and well chiselled cheeks, clean neck into well laid shoulders, deep chest, strong loin, moderate stifle and well let down hocks, silky coat, well feathered, a pleasure to judge. RBIS was the Bouvier Des Flandres  Brown’s Chepam Xiomara powerfully built b with strong head and broad muzzle, good eyebrows, strong neck, tight elbows, deep chest, solid topline, well boned legs, good angles front and rear, moved with drive and ease. BPIS Hornby’s Wire-Haired Dachshund Derochaise Miss Dior With Jacmist 11 mth b who oozes character, long skull, high set ear, strong neck, into well laid shoulder, level topline, balanced angles front and rear, harsh jacket, moved with purpose and drive. RBPIS Holman’s Pomeranian  Baromar Dubonet at Altina, honest d with pleasing expression, solid compact body, well angulated front and rear, good coat and tailset and moved with a freedom and drive, was in the running for the main challenge but unlucky to meet the Dachshund today who excelled

Basset Fauve De Bretagne Puppy (1 entry, 0 absent) 1st McEwan’s Hibeck Barney Bear At Marunnel, 11mth d dark nose, friendly expression, medium length muzzle, slight dome to skull, short strong neck, solid pastern, good rib well back, well turned stifle, with well let down hocks, tight jacket, at his best on the move with easy action and solid topline BPIB and PG4. Post Graduate (3,2) 1st Wederell’s Starborough Let It Be Me, lighter coloured d with pale nose, oval eye and good eyebrows, ear to nose, strong neck, legs straight viewed front and rear, solid topline, good tail carriage. Open (2,1) 1st Wederell’s Ch Rangali Salut C’est Moi Remy JW alert friendly expression, good length muzzle, dark nose and eye, moderate stop, strong short neck, good forechest, brisket to elbow, good ribbing reaching well back, solid topline, correct angulation fore and aft, used to advantage on the move BOB, G2. Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen Puppy (2,1) 1st  Knowles’ Reggaedog Frodo (imp Svk) 10 mth s/w d noble expression, good length muzzle, long leathers, strong neck, into well laid shoulders, deep chest, good sternum, good angles front and rear, happy boy with easy action. BOB BPIB PG3. Special Yearling(3,3) absent. Open (2,1) 1st Knowles & Metselaar-Williams’ Stinton Au Contraire Avec Braillement, s/w d good head planes, moderate stop, strong neck into well laid shoulders, deep chest, good ribbing, strong loin, good angles and reach front and rear. AV Jack Bowen Memorial Veteran Stakes (19, 11) 1st McEwan’s Culdaws Diesle From Marunnel 91/2 y grizzle/white PBGV cheeky expression, slightly longer than tall, good front and rear assemblies, deep chest, level topline, harsh jacket, sabre tail carriage, covered ground with ease. 2nd Burrage’s Grey- Blue Cesky Terrier Komidion Night Music at Sametova ShCM, good eye brow, dark eye, slight arched skull, solid neck, well laid shoulder, well sprung rib, slight tuck up, strong thigh used well on the move. 3rd  Niall & Rothery’s  Leonberger CH Davenheath Dark Secret AV Minor Puppy Stakes (22,11) 1st Tousent & Ingram’s Dobermann Jojavik Camorra, 9mth b/t b, lovely head and expression, strong elegant neck, good shoulder, straight legs viewed from front and rear, good deep chest and correct spring of rib, strong hindquarters, balanced, easy ground covering action. 2nd  Braine’s 8 mth liver GSP d, Grenetrest Canterbury Bell roman nose, good eye &ear set, strong neck, good angles front and rear, deep chest, level topline, moved with drive when settled. 3rd Holman’s Pomeranian Altina’s Morgana AV Daphne Tovey Memorial Puppy Stakes (25,15) 1st Parker & McDonald’s Miniature Schnauzer Risepark Shooting Star, 11mth b good beard, eye brows and ear set, giving an intelligent expression, presenting a nearly square profile, strong, slightly arched neck, deep chest, slight slope on topline, well muscled thigh, moved confidently with drive. 2nd Bryant & Hollis’ 11 mth English Setter b, Phenset Sparks Will Fly pleasing expression, good neck into well laid shoulder, good chest and rib, tight feet, good feathering, moderate tuck, good tail carriage, open driving action. 3rd Braine’s G Canterbury Bell AV Yearling Stakes (38, 26) 1st  Allchorne’s 12 mth tricolour Basset Hound d Nelgus Thyme Bomb JW all male youngster with noble head and expression, strong neck into well laid shoulder, well boned legs, well sprung ribs extending well back, solid topline, well bent stifle, easy ground covering action. One to watch. 2nd  Caldwell’s Welsh Springer b Hillpark Queen Bee For Cerysan, very pretty b good head carriage, on clean neck into well laid shoulder, good spring of rib, level topline, moderate stifle, driving action 3rd Slater’s Papillon Baillion Black Obsidian. AV Open Stakes (23, 15) 1st Holman & Roberts gold Pomeranian d Ch Misteriya Del Esto Orion At Altina JW (imp Rus) lovely spitz face, with small erect ear, solid built dog with short back and good angles front and rear, solid topline, good tail carriage, covered the ground well. 2nd Quick’s silver grizzle parti Saluki b, Noushzad Caliana at Jorjenjo (imp Ger) long narrow skull, good ear set and feathers, long muscled neck, deep chest, strong loin, good rear angles, smooth easy action 3rd Hudson’s Golden Retriever b Aymsbury Ashisha JW