• Show Date: 30/08/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Carrie Paine Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

City Of Birmingham Canine Association

Breed: German Wirehaired Pointer

City Of Birmingham Canine Association 2019

German Wirehaired Pointer

Judge: Ms C Paine (Australia) 

It was a delight to judge the GWP entry and I thank the exhibitors for showing me their lovely dogs.

Class 2167 JD (3 Entries) Abs: 0 

1st: 5391 GERARD Mrs S & Mr R Germanus Gotta Believe TAF – strong, compact young dog, with plenty of substance and bone. Balanced, moderate angulation, well muscled, with close fitting coat. Correct balance in head, good beard; could be a little darker in eye. Moved soundly. Ideally should be a little longer in body.

2nd: 5403 MARTIN, Mrs R M C & MARTIN Miss R Normbar Time Trial For Sunhouse (A.i.) – happy young dog with correct balance and proportions. Correct length of skull and muzzle, although the head should have a little more depth and strength throughout. Moved soundly.

Class 2170 OD (4 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 5404 MCCULLOUGH Mr P F & Mrs M Sh Ch Ger VDH Kimmax Kurious George Bs'17 Bs'18 – muscular, noble dog with a clean outline and harsh coat. Well proportioned head, strong muzzle and well developed beard. Sound, ground covering movement. Would prefer more forequarter angulation and slightly shorter in body, but overall a very impressive, quality dog. Best Dog

2nd: 5388 DONNELLY Mr & Mrs D Kimmax Knock Yourself Out JW Sh.CM – well muscled dog with strong bone and correct balance and proportions. A little more strength of muzzle would balance his masculine skull. Harsh coat and well developed beard. Moved cleanly coming and going; would prefer more extension. Res Best Dog

3rd: 5406 PINKERTON Miss S Sh Ch NL Ch Bareve Bontebokskraal W15 W17

Res: 5401 LOVATT Mr P M & Mrs D A Beechillawn Im Free With Shirostar Cw19 (IKC)

Class 2173 PB (4 Entries) Abs: 1

1st: 5395 JOHNSTON, Mr & Mrs P & L & JOHNSTON Miss N Glenquin Athena – still quite immature, yet noble, with correct proportion and bone. Well proportioned head and dark eyes, complimented by good eye brows and beard. More forequarter angulation would balance her strong, well angulated hindquarters. Best Puppy

2nd: 5396 JOHNSTON, Mr & Mrs P & L & JOHNSTON Miss N Glenquin Enyo – another noble and well proportioned youngster with strong bone and correct topline and coat. Pleasing head, well developed furnishings. Needs to tighten in forequarter on the move.

3rd: 5407 PINKERTON Miss S Bareve By The Book

Class 2174 JB (1 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 5389 DONNELLY Mr & Mrs D Kimmax Who Kares Wins – rather leggy and square in proportions with a tight, harsh coat. Correct length of head; dark eyes. Still needs to develop in chest. Correct tail carriage, although set a little low.

Class 2175 PGB (3 Entries) Abs: 0 

1st: 5386 BOREHAM Mrs V Quajalosh Flora – moderately angulated and balanced. Pleasing head, well furnished, although a little soft in beard. Excellent carriage and free movement.

2nd: 5399 JONES Mr & Mrs A & S Dregheda Desert Song – plenty of substance and bone with well laid shoulders. Head and expression correct. Harsh coat. More hindquarter angulation would give her more pleasing balance and more ground covering movement.

3rd: 5393 HARRIES Mrs S Dregheda If I Were Single

Class 2176 LB (2 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 5402 LOVATT Mr P M & Mrs D A Beechillawn Amarillo Starlight Of Shirostar Cjw 19 – correct balance and proportions. Feminine head; eyes could be darker. Harsh coat. Movement somewhat spoilt by soft pasterns.

2nd: 5392 HARRIES Mrs S Myrna Loy – rather solid girl with a strong head that could be longer in muzzle. Well muscled neck that ran smoothly into sloping shoulders. Harsh coat. Would prefer cleaner front movement.

Class 2177 OB (4 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 5405 MCCULLOUGH Mr P F & Mrs M Sh Ch Kimmax Koz I Kan – beautifully made, noble and feminine. Excellent angulation, balanced in every respect and correct proportion of length of body and length of leg, with correct topline and under line. Very good head with strong jaws. In full coat, harsh and with good furnishings. Powerful, ground covering movement. To be super critical, she could do with a touch more length of upper arm, but overall an outstanding individual who thoroughly deserved her win. Best Bitch, BEST OF BREED

2nd: 5397 JOHNSTON, Mr & Mrs P & L & JOHNSTON Miss N Canis Fortuna Harda – rather solid with balanced angulation and a harsh, tight coat. Correct head proportions and dark eyes. Moved soundly. A little more length of leg would give her slightly better proportions, but overall very good quality. Res Best Bitch 

3rd: 5400 LEVERIDGE, Mr S & MORRIS Ms S Sh Ch Bareve Bronwren

Res: 5387 COOKE Mrs A Tynsil Tennyson At Lionwood NAF

Class 2178 GCB (3 Entries) Abs: 0

1st: 5390 DONNELLY Mr & Mrs D Beechillawn Oooh Betty – mature, well muscled with balanced, yet moderate angulation. Correctly proportioned head. Clean movement. Coat and beard could be harsher.

2nd: 5392 HARRIES Mrs S Myrna Loy – as above.


3rd: 5399 JONES Mr & Mrs A & S Dregheda Desert Song