• Date: 31/05/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 11/06/2019

Southern Counties Canine Association

Breed: Afghan Hound

Southern Counties Afghan Hounds

Minor Puppy D. ne Puppy D (7,1) 1ST DRISHAUN STAR AMONG LILIES (MRS A M, MR M & MISS C LANCASHIRE & O'DONNELL) The first of several from what looks a v good litter. Liked his shape, good length of leg. Masc head without any coarseness. Long neck. Well laid shoulder with a good return of upper arm. Chest can still drop. Well sprung rib. Would prefer his slightly shorter in loin. Low set tail. Well made rear. Accurate on the move with a lengthy stride. Holds a firm topline. BP & RCC 2ND DRISHAUN FAIR AS A LILY (MRS A M, MR M & MISS C LANCASHIRE & O'DONNELL) Liked his balance and proportions. Lovely head, eye and expression. Lengthy neck. V good front. Can still drop in chest. Super rear. Liked his springy action, needs to firm in topline. 3RD CHARJAGHAN THE OLYMPIC (MR J & MR C STEWART & TEGGART) Junior D (4) 1ST DRISHAUN FAIR AS A LILY (MRS A M, MR M & MISS C LANCASHIRE & O'DONNELL) 2ND ZANDAHAR XTRAORDINARY ME AT ZINZANI (MR S & MRS E FINCH & HOPPER) Liked his balance and proportions. V masc in head. Dark eyes. Medium neck. Not quite the shoulder of winner. Deep chest. Well ribbed back. Moderate rear. He is v accurate out and back and has a long, balanced stride. 3RD DRISHAUN PICTURES OF LILY (MRS A M, MR M & MISS C LANCASHIRE & O'DONNELL) Yearling D(3,2) 1ST CLOUDSIDE SUNKING (MRS S & MR D MCLAY) Masc d. Liked his head for length and correct width. Good eye with typical expression. Lengthy neck. Better shoulder of the pair. Chest to elbow. Has a firm topline stood. Enough hind angulation. Accurate moved. Super coat texture, doesn’t yet have a saddle. 2ND JONECA FIRE CRACKER BY SHUKRIYA JW (MR R & MRS J PARSONS) V sound d, just a fraction longer in back. Masc, lengthy head. Long neck. Whilst forward in shoulder he still has a long stride. Well ribbed. V good rear. Grad D(3,1) 1ST SITANA BARISA TOOFAN KARIANCA (MRS C & MR C J BOVEY) Found him more typical on the move than 2, with a springy gait and style. V good head, super eye and v typical expression. Longer neck and a better shoulder than 2. Could have s deeper chest. Well ribbed back. Moderate rear. 2ND KARAGEZ TAME THE WORLD (IMP RUS) (MRS D ABREY) Masc head. Could have a bit more neck. Deep enough in chest. Well ribbed. He has a better rear than winner. Accurate and sound mover. Post Grad D(7) Quite a difficult class. 1ST NIGHTWIND YOU CAN'T STOP THE BEAT (IMP) JW (MRS M A BOYDELL) He has probably the best proportions and movement in this class. He has a masc head. Lengthy neck. Would like a better shoulder. Well ribbed enough hind angulation. 2ND KOUROS TELL ME ON A SUNDAY (IMP ITA) (MRS L GRANT-THOMAS) Good mover, he is slightly long and would prefer a better saddle. Lengthy head. Long neck. Well balanced in his angulation, therefore moved well. Nicely sprung ribs. 3RD DEVANMARN SHOW ME MAJIC AT SADIDA (MR P & MRS S CHAPMAN) Limit D (‘8,1) 1ST AGHA DJARI'S NAVAJO AT HARLEXTAN (IMP DEU) (G, C & J PARSELL-BEANLAND) Balanced and well made d, who moved v well with style. He has a lengthy head. Enough neck. Good shoulder with return of upper arm. Well ribbed. Decent width of chest. Topline ok. V good rear. Would like a much better tail. 2ND PASHTARI LORD BYRON (MR J & MRS M BLOOR) He is v well made. Would just like him to be firmer in topline. Masc head. Super eye and expression. Enough neck. Good width of chest. Well sprung ribs. Rear matches his front. 3RD AYOUBKHAN PERSIAN SILK JW (MS T & MRS J GOSLING) Open D (3) Small but quality class. 1ST CH CLOUDSIDE FLASH STRIKEJW (MR W I MOORE) Ideal proportions and so v typical on the move. Lengthy head of correct width. Long neck. Well laid shoulder, with decent return of upper arm. Could be slightly deeper in chest. Well ribbed back. Correct topline. Super rear. So v typical on the move. Not the most masculine d, but thought today a clear winner of CC. 2ND CH SYRDARYA HAZELNUT HOBNOB AT SHUKRIYA JW SHCM (MR R & MRS J PARSONS) He too is a v good moving d. V good head. Enough neck. Not quite the front of 1. He has a firmer topline than 3 and is shorter in back. Moderate rear with low hocks. Sound mover. 3RD INT/NL/DK CH OSHANAMEH'S ONE BRICK AT A TIME (IMP EST) (MR G & MRS S A HILLS) Special Beginner D (2) 1ST KOUROS TELL ME ON A SUNDAY (IMP ITA) (MRS L GRANT-THOMAS) Veteran D/B (2) 1ST MULTI CH CALAMUS MEDIATOR (IMP) SHCM (MR J, MRS V & MISS M CANNON) Sound moving masc d. Liked his head. Lengthy neck. Short in shoulder blade. Long in back, which could be firmer. V good rear. Lovely carriage. BV 2ND GEZANCOL GOOD AS GOLD (MRS R ADAMS) V fem b, rather light in eye. Liked her outline. V narrow right through and thin. Good topline. Good Citizen D/B(1) 1ST KOUROS TELL ME ON A SUNDAY (IMP ITA) (MRS L GRANT-THOMAS) Minor Puppy B(1) 1ST AQUA'S THE BITCHISBACK (IMP USA) (J & T NOBLE & GARDNER) Really lovely baby, super shape and balance. Fem head of lengthy and strong jaw. Enough neck. Well laid shoulder. Slightly short in upper arm. Chest almost to her elbow. Well ribbed back. Enough hind angulation. Accurate and typical on move. Puppy B(4) 1ST SHADOWFAX THREEPENNY OPERA (MRS S & MS M RHODES & SHAVERNEVA) Really lovely b of super type, looks just as an Afghan should at this age, as long as she doesn’t grow on much more. Accurate on the move and v typical springy side gait. Fem head. Lovely eye and expression. Long neck. Best shoulder in class. Well ribbed back to a short loin. Super rear. Quality b. 2ND DRISHAUN DON'T GILD THE LILY (MRS A M, MR M & MISS C LANCASHIRE & O'DONNELL) Liked her proportions and she went with a springy stride. She has a fem head, could be better in muzzle. Long neck. Well made front. Still needs to drop in chest. Well defined topline. Enough hind angulation with low hocks. 3RD DRISHAUN FAITH IS LIKE A LILY FOR JAVIDAN (MISS L & MS C O'DONNELL) Junior B(3) 1ST DRISHAUN SAY SHE AIN'T GAZON (AI) (MRS A M, MR M & MISS C LANCASHIRE & O'DONNELL) 11 mths, v fem and full of style. Fem head. Long neck. Well laid shoulder. Still needs to drop in chest. Correct topline. Well bent stifle and low hocks. Accurate mover with a long, springy stride.BJ and won Junior Group, well done. 2ND BRIGITTE BARDOT GANDAMAK FOR ZOBEAR (IMP SLV) (MS J A T ASHTON) She is a v good mover with spring, just slightly long in back. Sh has a v good head. Long neck. She is slightly forward in shoulder. Well sprung ribs. Super rea liked her tail. 3RD DRISHAUN FAITH IS LIKE A LILY FOR JAVIDAN (MISS L & MS C O'DONNELL) Yearling B (3) 1ST CH CLOUDSIDE SUNFLOWER JW (MR W I MOORE) Very good outline and proportions, just got her tail up enough on the final circuit. She has a fem head. Long neck. Well laid shoulder. Needs to finish in body still. Firm in her topline. V good rear. She is very typy and so well made, did her well last year, sadly not in the lovely bloom and as stylish today. 2ND JONECA FIREBLADE (MR I & MRS K STEVENS & CRAFT) Typy b, she is slightly longer in back than 1. Like her head with a typical expression. Long neck. Good front. She too can drop in chest. Well defined topline. Moderate rear. 3RD ALTSIDE DONNA QUEEXOTE AT CHARDARA (MR R, MRS B & MISS S BARTRAM & PERRY) Grad B (3,1) 1ST CLOUDSIDE SUNSET (M & P FAIRBURN & ROBERTS) Beautifully muscled up. She has a fem head of length and strength. Long neck into well laid shoulder. Liked her body. Firm in topline. V good rear. RCC 2ND CLOUDSIDE SUNGLOW AT SHIMONAY (MRS A & MISS T CALLARD & BORASH) Liked her for type and proportions and she is v well made. Just needs much more body, not carrying much weight. Lovely head. Super eye. Correct topine super coat texture. Post Grad B (7) 1ST CHARJAGHAN HORTENSIA (MR J & MR C STEWART & TEGGART) She is beautifully muscled up and has correct spring of rib and substance. Long head. Typical eye and expression. Long neck, but could be better set. Ok front. Super body, topline and rear. Used her tail enough. V good mover. 2ND PASHTARI LADY WINDERMERE TO PHELEZZI (MRS GREENFIELD) Liked her proportions and balance, would prefer a harder topline. Lengthy head with strong jaw. Long neck. She is slightly forward in shoulder. Well sprung ribs. Rear matches front. 3RD PASHTARI LADY CAVENDISH JW (MR J & MRS M BLOOR) Limit B. (3 1ST DEVANMARN SAY THE MAJIC WORD AT KHATIRA (MISS C M PARKER) Thought she used her rear better than 2. She has a fem head. Lengthy neck. Fairly well laid shoulder. Well ribbed. Good topline. Rear matches her front. Carries her tail up, but could be a better tail. 2ND GEZANCOL SAVING GRACE (G HUGHES) She has a fem head. V good eye and expression. Lengthy neck. Just a fraction long in back. Low hocks. 3RD GEZANCOL GOOD AS GOLD (MRS R ADAMS) Open B (6,2) 1ST CH POPOVS SAZERAC AT SARAKHAN (IMP NLD) JW (MR & MRS C PASCOE) Super type and proportions, and such a typical mover with a light, easy, springy stride. Lovely fem head. Well shaped eye. Long neck. Well laid shoulder. Could be better in upper arm. Deep chest with correct spring of rib. Firm, topline, which is well defined. Enough turn of stifle with low hocks. Was my BP last time and delighted to see how well she has turned out. CC & BOB 2ND LUX CH AMAL SALANG HEY I'M THE STAR AT ZUSHKHAN (IMP) (MS C & MRS V GUNN & CANNON) She is a v good mover, just a bit narrow in front. Fem head with a strong jaw. Lengthy neck. Fairly deep chest. Well made rear. Liked her spring of rib. 3RD NED CH POPOVS BORA BORA AT ORASHAN JW (IMP NLD) (MRS G A LINK) Special Beginner B (1) 1ST NIGHTWIND YOURE MY KIND OF CRAZY (IMP GER) (MRS J & MRS Z & M TURNER, HUTTON & BOYDELL) Fem b. She is certainly well up on leg with correct of length back. Lengthy head. Could have a better neck set, but shoulder is ok. Firm topline. More hind angulation than in front.

Jeff Horswell