• Show Date: 09/05/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Old English Sheepdog

Birmingham National Old English Sheepdog

I thought the depth of quality was v much in the bitch, and would have happily signed a CC for any one of the unbeaten line up. A couple of mouth issues, and 2 with brown in their hindquarters. Most coats were of a correct texture. I see it was rather a family affair, congratulations to the breeder. Sp Beginners D NE Minor Puppy D (1) 1st: 1669 ADRIAN-COLEMAN Mrs D Bovaron Going for Gold at Barcole Promising, squarely build d of 7 mths. He has a well balanced head, good width of skull, dark eyes, strong muzzle. Lengthy neck. Nice straight front. Fair shoulder. Deep chest, well sprung ribs. Topline rises. Could have a little more hind angulation and be better going away. Accurate in front. Puppy D (3,2) 1st: 1701 PALMER Mr & Mrs M & D Red Devil Aus Dem Elbe-urstromtal For Hazyland Accurate and free moving pup, v slightly off square. Masc head, which is well balanced. Dark eyes. Good muzzle. Liked his length of neck. Slightly narrow in chest as yet. Moderate front angulation. Well sprung ribs of correct depth. Correct topline. Well made rear. Junior D (2) 1st: 1711 WOODS, Miss H & POINTON Mr I Vigilat's Rhapsody In Blue (Imp NLD) Liked the compactness of this still raw d. He has a good head, liked his width of skull and muzzle. Dark eyes. Enough neck. Good front. Chest needs to drop. Well ribbed back. Good rear well muscled up. V good mover. 2nd: 1674 BUCKLEY Mr A Bluzander Beauregard Bloom Square d whose coat is a much better texture than it appears. He has a pleasing, well balanced head. Lengthy neck. Quite a good front. Well bodied. Needs to firm in rear as he just shuffled a bit moving. Post Grad D (2) 1st: 1679 CHESHIRE Mrs A & Mr J Molyneux Start Me Up Square and compact d of v good proportions . Liked his head, good width of skull, wide muzzle. He has a slight stop. Dark eyes. Moderate neck. Well laid shoulder, slightly short in upper arm. Can stand a bit out at elbow, but moved really true. Super body, well sprung ribs. Correct topline. Slightly moderate in rear. Typical mover. 2nd: 1693 JONES Mrs A Hickorystix Mr Bojangles At Cooljays Great character full of fun. Liked his head, masc with strength. Moderate neck. Well laid shoulder. He too could have a longer upper arm. Well bodied. Could have slightly more hind angulation. Harsh jacket. Not much between these 2. Limit D (5) Thought this was a v good class. 1st: 1706 REEVES Mrs K Shaggy Blue Bob's Xerxes at Brinkley (Imp) Really well balanced, compact d. He has a masc head, good width and strength. Dark eyes. Lengthy neck. Well laid shoulder with good return of upper arm. Could b v slightly deeper in chest. Well sprung ribs, short loin. Well bent stifle with low hocks. Moved v well harsh coat. CC, I understand gives him his title, well done. 2nd: 1691 HUGGAN Miss J Jandoes Born To Be Wild At Jazziespad Liked his proportions and outline. Pleasing head, maybe not quite the width of skull of 1. Moderate neck. Well made front, can stand a little wide at the elbows, but ok on the move. Liked his body and topline. Good rear. Harsh coat. RCC 3rd: 1672 BELL Mr & Mrs R J Bovaron Easy Rider with Soulbobs Open D (5,1) 1st: 1677 BURNS Mrs V Ch Melleonar's Crackerjack At Bovaron (Imp) Deu Thought he had a really lovely head, masc, v good width right through. He has a long neck, best front in class. Deep body. Well ribbed back and v well sprung ribs. Well bent stifle. Low hocks. Felt he could put just a bit more effort into moving, but accurate with a good stride. 2nd: 1704 RATHBAND, Mr A K & FEALY Miss J Ch Keynell Midnight Moon Close up, he is slightly more compact than 1. Masc head, maybe not the width of skull of 1. He has moderate front angulation. Super body and topline. Well made rear, used well. 3rd: 1708 TURNER Mrs E A Hibray Unwrapped For Barkston Veteran D. ne Sp Beginners B (2) 1st: 1698 LEIGHTON Mrs M & Mr D Asternovi Zali's Dream Girl V much a baby of 11mths, but looks right for her age. Fem head of good width. Super mouth. She has a long neck into well laid shoulders. Well sprung ribs. Just a bit long in body. Well made rear. Very easy mover. 2nd: 1703 POOLE Mrs E & Mellowdee Coral Gladioli She is square in outline, would just like more width right through. Fem head. Medium neck. Balanced in angulation. Correct topline. Minor Puppy B (1) 1st: 1676 BULL Mrs L Shaggy Blue Bob's Annabella At Valleydell (Imp) De Really lovely pup of high quality. I liked her head, feminine with strength, dark eyes and v good pigment. Long neck, well laid shoulder. Long, sloping upper arm. Well bodied for her age. Rise in topline, well made rear. Moved so v well. Super prospect. BP and pleased to see her place in puppy group. Puppy B (3,1) 1st: 1678 CASTLE Mr G & Mrs D A Molyneux Run For Home V promising pup. Fem head, which is well balanced. Long neck. Liked her front, with a long, sloping upper arm. Well bodied for her age, topline is ok. Could have just a fraction more hind angulation. V easy mover, quality pup. 2nd: 1698 LEIGHTON Mrs M & Mr D Asternovi Zali's Dream Girl Junior B (4,1) 1st: 1709 WHEELER Mrs E Makaylen Miss Money Penny Really lovely young b, square in outline, compact and such a good mover. Well balanced fem head of strength. Dark eyes. Long neck. Well laid shoulder with a long sloping upper arm. Well sprung, deep ribs. Correct topline. Well made rear. Super jacket. RCC 2nd: 1697 LABOUS, Mr A & STEELE Mr A O'la Parisienne With Arthrug Of Reality Dream Liked her shape. She too has a fem head. Enough neck. Not quite the front of 1 and can just firm slightly coming towards. Well sprung ribs. Correct topline. Well bent stifle. Colour could be better, harsh coat. 3rd: 1703 POOLE Mrs E & Mellowdee Coral Gladioli Post Grad B (6,) 1st: 1702 PALMER Mr & Mrs M & D Hazyland's Cheeky Girl Very good b. Liked her proportions, square and compact. She has a fem head of enough width and strength. Moderate neck. Well made front, long shoulder and upper arm. Chest to her elbow. Well ribbed to a short loin. Correct topline. Well bent stifle. Easy mover. 2nd: 1694 JONES Mrs E S & Mr C J Kerjalee Dream Moments At Wenallt Not quite the width or strength of head of 1. She could have a fraction more neck. Super body, correct topline. Well balanced angulation. Sound and easy mover. 3rd: 1699 MATTHEWS Mrs M J Hickorystix All That Jazz at Gojolega Limit B (2) 1st: 1683 CRANE-DUPLOCK, Mrs I & DUPLOCK Mr G Shaggy Blue Bob's Way To Go With Mirene (Imp) JW Really lovely b, so well put to get her, everything is balanced and nothing exaggerated. Well-proportioned head, good widh of skull. Dark eyes. Long neck. V good front with a well laid shoulder and long, sloping upper arm. Chest to her elbow. Well sprung ribs, short loin. Well made rear. Such an easy mover. V good coat. CC & BOB 2nd: 1690 HOWSAM Mrs J & Mr D Jandoes Blazin Georgie Girl Rather bouncy to start but moved v well once settled. Not quite the head or front of 1. She has enough neck. Deep chest, well sprung ribs. Correct topline. Well bent stifle and low hocks. Liked her a lot. Open B (6,3) 1st: 1700 NAISMITH Mrs C Zottels Honey Moon At Shaggybo Sh.CM Square b of v good proportions. Liked the strength of her head, whilst still feminine. Dark eyes. Good length of neck. Super body, short loin. Would just like a slightly better lay of shoulder. Correct topline. Accurate on the move. Good coat. 2nd: 1707 RUTLAND, Mrs S & PORTER Mrs T Mellowdee Lady Mae Shapely b who moved well. Would like a little more width of muzzle. Long neck. Similar front to 1. She has well sprung ribs, correct topline, and enough hind angulation. Moved quite well. 3rd: 1686 GOULD Mr & Mrs A & T C Sutranzo Moments Of Magic Veteran B (1) 1st: 1705 RATHBAND, Mr A K & FEALY Miss J Ch Keynell New Moon 9 years, in super body and muscle. She has a strong head, but still fem. Enough neck. Slightly forward in shoulder. Well sprung ribs. Short loin. Correct topline. Well made rear but not using it as well as she may have in earlier years.BV

Jeff Horswell