• Date: 24/05/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/05/2019

Bath Canine Society

Breed: Bloodhound

Bath Bloodhound

Quite a good turn out of Bloodhounds. I was very happy with the soundness of the hounds present. Eyes were rather a problem and I had to take them into account in my placings.

Minor Puppy D. ne Puppy D. ne Junior D ne Post Grad D (1) 1st: 4868 GRIFFITHS, Miss D & MORTIMORE Mr D Houndseeker Alaric Very typy young hound, not wanting to move much. He has a long head, correct width, clean eyes. Long neck. Could have a better shoulder and be tighter in elbow. Well ribbed back. Nice rear. Limit d (3) 1st: 4863 CLARK Miss S Boru's Fifty Mission Cap At Farlap (Imp) Super outline and a really good mover. Long and masc head, just a bit wide in skull. Clean eyes. Strong neck. He is slightly forward in shoulder. Well ribbed. Holds a firm topline. Moderate rear. Feet could be better. Really lovely profile mover. Fairly easy winner of CC & BOB for me. 2nd: 4875 WATSON Lady E Scentall Zorro Quite a well balanced d. Masc head, cleaner head than 3. Long neck. Decent front. Needs a bit more hind angulation. Typical mover. 3rd: 4871 MCKENZIE Miss F Tessidez Bullen Of Moorlander (Imp) Open d (5) 1st: 4872 PRIESTLEY Ms L S Ch Railside Pluto At Quikotic Very typy sort of d. Long, elastic stride. Masc head, could be slightly longer in muzzle and just a bit tighter in eye. Long neck. Well angled front, just a bit heavy over his shoulders. Well ribbed. Level topline. Well bent stifle, could be better muscled. RCC 2nd: 4873 ROWLAND Ms C Castledee Moonlight Sky Quite similar to 1 and v close up. Slightly broad in skull. Strong neck. Moderate front. Well ribbed back. Topline is ok. Well bent stifle with low hocks. 3rd: 4859 BURNSIDE, Miss E & MANLEY Mr R Defender Od Hadiho Potoka At Houndseeker (Imp) Veteran d ne Sp beginner d/b ne Minor puppy b (1) 1st: 4860 BURNSIDE, Miss E & MANLEY Mr R Houndseeker Bewitched (ai) Promising baby, v sound and a super temperament. Fem head. Clean eyes. Lengthy neck. Balanced in her angulation. Correct body for her age. BP & RCC, on her healthy looking eyes. Puppy b ne Junior b (1) 1st: 4864 CLARK Miss S Boru's Abstract At Farlap (Imp V sound fem b who moves v well. Accurate enough with a long, elastic stride. Pleasing head, could have better eyes. Lengthy neck. Well made front. Body is correct for her age. Moderate rear. Post grad b (1) 1st: 4861 BURNSIDE, Miss E & MANLEY Mr R Houndseeker Amber (ai) She excels in profile action, long and easy elastic stride. Fem head. Long enough . She has a good neck. Shoulder is ok. Needs more fill of chest. Well ribbed back. V good rear. Limit b (2,1) 1st: 4862 BURNSIDE, Miss E & MANLEY Mr R Houndseeker Amethyst (ai) V bouncy b. Liked her shape and proportions v much. Fem head, could have better eyes. Lengthy neck. Well made front. Well ribbed back, could be firmer in topline. Moderate rear but needs to improve in hind action. Open b (3,1) 1st: 4867 GORE, Mr D & ALMEY, Dr H & DEWEY Mrs K Edenhill The Loyalist Soonipi (Imp) Fem b, maybe not the biggest. She has a good temperament, eyes are ok and she is a sound mover. Fem head, could be slightly narrower and longer. V good neck. Well made front. Super body and rib. Well bent stifle and low hocks. CC Veteran b ne

Jeff Horswell