• Show Date: 10/08/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Darren Clarke Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Bournemouth Canine Association

Breed: Dogue de Bordeaux

Dogue De Bordeaux

PGD (1) 1st McCoy’s Loggerheads Star Man At Bullshola. Very good dog with pleasing outline, size, substance and bone. Good shaped skull, square muzzle and correct eye and expression. Symmetrical wrinkle and good chin. Good reach of neck, deep chest and good angles. Moved ok.

OD (3) 1st Rainger’s Loggerheads Creed. Such an impressive dog on the stack. Head has instant appeal. Good width and depth of skull, moderate wrinkle, clean eyes of correct shape, strong muzzle of correct proportions, Good width and upturn of chin. Tidy bite. Thick, muscular neck. Excellent deth of chest. Shapelt topline, short, muscular loin, good bone Moderate rear end. Moved ok, just needs to firm-up going away. Excellent breed type BD.

2nd McCoy’s Bellamiabam Just Two Of Us At Bullshola. Strong, masculine dog with a lovely head piece and muzzle and chin to compliment. Clean eyes. Good body and bone. Just a bit too high on the leg for ideal balance. Good front angles but could be better angulated at the rear. Moved well. Steady temperament.

PGB (2) 1st Brunger & Rainger’s Loggerheads Summer Love. Feminine but substantial and excellent breed type. Her head isn’t quite finished yet but is a good shape, well proportioned and has strength all through. Good eye shape. High set ears, framing her head. Good chin. Correct dentition. Excellent strength and reach of neck. Well laid shoulder and return of upperarm. Deep chest. Good bone and feet. A fraction long in loin and could hold her topline firmer at times. Excellent rear angulation. Moved easily and feely, completely sound in all directions. BB & BOB

LB (2) Two good bitches here. 1st Brunger & Rainger’s Loggerheads Wishing On A Star. Good type, strong and good bone and body. Liked her head shape and eye and moderate wrinkle. Ears well set and of nice size and shape. Good bite. Could have a fraction more fill under her eye but overall very pleasing. Good neck. Moderate angulation both ends. Moved ok. Presented in good coat and muscular condition. RBB.

2nd Rawlings’ Maruba Uptown Girl. Close-up for type and overall conformation. Good body shape and gives off a pleasing outline. Strong, shapely head and a well filled muzzle. Good wrinkle, eye and bite. Moved well and is sound. Just tends to stand a bit wide in front and, consequently a bit loose coming to. These 2 bitches will change places many times, no doubt.

OB (3) 1st Ironside’s Pen Bre Gwynek. Standing alone, a rangier built type of bitch. 7 years old and in fit body and muscular condition. Pleasing enough in head and generally good to go over on the stack. Free mover, sound in all directions.

Darren Clarke (Judge)