• Show Date: 03/01/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jane Howarth Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Boston & District Canine Society

Breed: AV Gundog NSC

Boston CH Show 2019 

AV Gundog NSC 


Puppy (6 entries 3 absent)  

1st Busby’s STANEGATE LEADING ROLE AT ZAKBY  Spaniel (Irish Water)   

Very promising. At 10 months is beginning to look the part. Nice size and in good coat. Masculine head with straight front legs. Balanced body of good depth for his age and firmness over his loins. Well angulated quarters producing a lovely picture on the move. Happy disposition. Best Puppy. Pleased to see him go PG4.  

2nd James’ KAHAWEI SUNLOCH Retriever (Curly Coated)   

8 month liver in good coat. Typical head with good ears. Well angulated shoulders, correct rear angulation. In good body. Plenty of depth and width to his ribs, Should mature well.  

3rd Rugman’s SUELYNDA TOMAHAWK OVER DIMENGLO Spaniel (Clumber)  

Junior (2)  

1st Ladlow’s JOSALYN ROLDAN EL MAGO Spanish Water Dog   

At 16 months has a balanced head with kind expression and good eye shape. Well boned straight front legs. Good length of body and level topline. In really good coat. Moved well here.  

2nd Ferguson’s CRISPINO DELLA CAVEJA Lagotto Romagnolo   

Lovely head with correct planes and enough width. Straight front legs lead to decent shoulders and good body properties. Just preferred the movement of the SWD today. Close up.  

Post Graduate (3,2)  

1st Bennett’s JESHAM BARONET Spaniel (Field)   

Lovely headed boy with wide nostrils and low set ears. Strong neck of good length, straight front. Balanced in body with well angulated quarters. Presented a clean outline. Moved steadily and correctly.  

Open (7,1)  

What a super class. Such a pleasure to judge. 

1st Crummey, Atkinson and Yau’s SH CH AFTERGLOW LIFE OF BRIAN Spaniel (American Cocker) 

 I really fell for this boy. Full of quality looked super standing and even better on the move. Masculine head with plenty of work and clean in eye. Low set ears. Clean neck of good length leads to well laid shoulders. Well angulated quarters enabling that driving movement. In super coat and presented to perfection. Delighted to award him Best NSC and see him go on to win a strong group.  

2nd Mercer and Thomas’ ELKYSAR BLACK ARROW OVER STORMACRE Retriever (Curly Coated)  

I have liked this one before and still do! Well-made dog, strong through but not overdone. Good head with correct wedge shape. Well-shaped eyes. Strong neck of good length leads to a correct front with good width and elbows tucked in nicely. Moderate stifles and good width over his quarters. Moved steadily. In really good coat with small tight curls. Reserve Best Dog. 

3rd Bryant Nelson and Morris’ AM CH/IR CH/SH CH SILHOUETTE TROUBLING NASAILLEEN WITH MYCALLEYS Spaniel (American Cocker)   

Special Beginners (1)  

1st Ladlow’s JOSALYN ROLDAN EL MAGO Spanish Water Dog, Best SB and SB Group 3. Well done. 


Puppy (9, 3) 

Another lovely class.  

1st Bryant and Nelson’s ZARCREST HAVING A TANTRUM WITH NASAILLEEN Spaniel (American Cocker)   

B/t well presented in lovely coat for her age. Feminine head with good shape deep stop and square muzzle. Clean neck of good length. Good bone and straight front legs. Firm topline and well angulated quarters. Moved with extension and drive.  

2nd Graham and Denwood’s BONAPARTIST ORCHID OF LYNDFIL Brittany   

Lovely head with dark eyes and typical expression. Well-shaped ears set correctly. Good front with elbows nicely tucked in and neat feet. In super body with good depth and width. Moved well once settled. Should go on to do well.  

3rd James’ KAHAWEI TEAL Retriever (Curly Coated)   

Junior (9, 6)  

1st Smith’s TIVALAKE ANYTHING GOES AT TOLLISTY Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling)  

Compact 14 month old. Balanced through with good length of ribs and neat feet. Well angulated stifles. Moved rapidly and enthusiastically but correctly.  


B/W with good eye shape and colour, low set ears. Good in front, firm in topline with good tail set and carriage. In decent coat.  

3rd Grantham’s MIZANI DIORA ROSE Lagotto Romagnolo   

Open (7, 2)  


Now 8 years and as fit and alert as ever. Well-shaped head with dark eyes and good ear placement. Straight front of good width, tight elbows. Good feet. Well balanced body with width and depth, firm short couplings. Good width over her quarters. Moved well and handled to advantage. Best Bitch. 


Classic head with enough work, developed stop and low set ears. Clean neck of good length leads to straight front with good width and nicely laid shoulders. Good length of rib and firm topline. Well developed quarters, correct tail set. Moved steadily and truly. Reserve BB. 

3rd Spraggins’ MAYCOURT HOT LOVE AT TUSEPO Retriever (Curly Coated)   


Jane Howarth