• Show Date: 03/08/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Paignton & District Fanciers' Association

Breed: Retriever (Flat Coated)

Paignton. Flat Coated Retriever

Temperaments were as good as expected, just a few looked rather bored. The main problem was shoulders, a well laid shoulder was rare, and when I did find one often they had a short and or steep upper arm. Bitches were much stronger than males for quality. Minor Puppy D (2) Both very promising and very raw. 1st: 478 LEWIN Mr M G Rodsdream First Choice For Vynesbrook Super temperament. He is v well balanced and moderate, giving him an easy stride. V good head, lengthy and one piece with flat skull. Medium neck. Well laid shoulder, good length and return of upper arm. Elbows can firm and needs to spring in rib. Short loin. Level topline. Low hocks. Tends to pace but ok when gets going. His sister just pipped him for BP, but a v good prospect. 2nd: 489 RAVENHILL, Mr B & RAVENHILL-WHITE Mrs J Hunterssheim Henrik He is really raw and quite floppy in pastern. Liked his masc head v much. Good neck. Well made front and rear. Needs to spring in ribs and firm in topline. Good out and back mover. Really well muscled. Puppy d (2) 1st: 481 TROTTER Mr & Mrs I Lussac Winter Wizard Liked his outline and proportions. Lengthy, masc head. Good eye and expression. Flat skull. Moderate neck. Shoulder could be slightly better laid, which is where the MP had the edge. Good upper arm. Nice feet. Chest to elbow. Short loin. Fairly well ribbed. Moderate rear. Decent length of stride. 2nd: 507 WEAR Mrs C Silkmann's Teazle Of Keveral Slightly heavier d, really enjoying himself. Flat skull. Dark eyes. Could have more neck and a better shoulder. Deep chest. Well ribbed to a short loin. Moderate rear with low hocks. Can firm in topline. Junior d (4,1) 1st: 504 WALKER Mrs L Lizzlog Shotgun Harry Quite a mature looking d who is well balanced with a pleasing outline. Could be just a bit stronger in muzzle. Moderate neck. Fairly good front, but upright in pastern. Deep chest. Well ribbed to a short loin. Firm topline. Well bent stifle with low hocks. Can fill in chest and be slightly freer in front action, but a v good dog whose outline, balance and type I liked. RCC 2nd: 481 TROTTER Mr & Mrs I Lussac Winter Wizard 3rd: 483 MILLBANK Mr R A & Mrs M Skybrook Sandpiper Of Larksdown Yearling d (1) 1st: 454 ARMSTRONG Mrs K Bitcon Echo Excellent proportions. Long head, flat skull. Well shaped eyes. Long neck with well laid shoulders, quite rare amongst the males. Slightly forward in upper arm. Well filled, deep chest. Well ribbbed to a short loin, holding a fIrm topline. Excellent rear with correct turn of stifle, low hocks. Slight slope to croup, tail carriage just a fraction higher than I would like. Accurate on move with a long stride. CC Post grad d (2 ) 1st: 465 EGGINTON Mr & Mrs P A Pajanbeck Ps I Love You Nice proportions. Masc head, which is well balanced. Neck is ok. Needs more width between his front legs. Feet can tighten. Well ribbed. Well bent stifle. Low hocks. Ok mover can firm in topline. 2nd: 498 TAMBLYN Mr & Mrs C Atherbram Jacob Nice proportions, he could have more width of chest and more spring of rib. Lengthy, clean head. Flat skull. Lengthy neck. Angulation is well balanced, can firm in front. Limit d (3) 1st: 462 COOVES Mr F W J & Mrs L D Draketor Sea Shanty Sh.CM Liked his head, clean throat. Good eye and expression. Moderate neck. Could have a better shoulder. Chest to elbow. Well ribbed. He is slightly long in back. V well bent stifle and low hocks. Ok out and back, could just have a bit more drive in his rear. 2nd: 468 GOLDBERG, Mrs V & KEIGHT Ms L Laurvic Talking Italian I liked his proportions. Masc head, eyes a bit lose and slightly throaty. Moderate neck. Could be better in shoulder. Deep chest. Level topline. Ok loin. Moderate rear. Could be tidier in front action, ok going away. 3rd: 464 DAVIS Mrs V Pajanbeck Rumour Has It Open d (5) 1st: 502 WALKER Miss H S Lizzlog Granny Won't Like It JW Liked his shape and proportions. V good head which is lengthy. Flat skull, good eye and expression. Lengthy neck. He has a fair shoulder. Just a bit wide in front and upright in pastern. Deep chest. Well ribbed. Short loin. Has a level topline. Good bend of stifle. Could be firmer in front, but uses himself well. This kennel has some v good, typy Flatcoats. 2nd: 456 BOWEN Mrs V Ch Candiliz Black Admiral For Clandrift JW Sh.CM Close up. Mature d. He has a masc head. Slight stop. Flat skull. Lengthy neck. He too has a good shoulder. Can be v careless how he stands in front. Deep chest. Maybe needs a fraction more leg. Well ribbed. Plenty of hind angulation. Low hocks. Another who can firm in front but used rear well. 3rd: 471 JONES Miss L S Sh Ch Blacktoft American Smooth At Braemist JW Veteran d ne Sp beginners d (1) 1st: 469 HAYMAN Miss J Tikkidui Showmans Dream Ultra moderate d, slightly square in outline. Would like more fill under eyes and a stronger muzzle. Moderate neck. Deep chest. Level topline. Could use his rear better. V happy d in lovely bloom. Sp beginners b (1) 1st: 488 POWELL Mrs J Bonnyhilbrae Love of Joy JW Liked her outline and in super muscle. Fem head. Moderate neck. Quite a good front. Just needs to mature in body. Level topline. Good rear. Moved well. Minor puppy b (4) 1st: 487 PARRISH Mrs S Rodsdream First Dance V promising, fem pup. Just slightly more together going round than 2. Liked her head. Flat skull. Enough neck. Well laid shoulder, could be better in upper arm. Deep chest. Well ribbed back. Level topline. V good rear. V good prospect. BP 2nd: 499 THURGOOD Mrs S J Thurwhitt Dancing Queen Another v good pup. She is really good to go over, just all needs to come together on move and firm in topline. She has a long, fem head. Slight stop. Flat skull. Lengthy neck. Deep chest with short loin. 3rd: 492 SIMONS Mr D C & Mrs G M Coedylan Martini Night Puppy b (4) 1st: 487 PARRISH Mrs S Rodsdream First Dance 2nd: 499 THURGOOD Mrs S J Thurwhitt Dancing Queen 3rd: 479 MAY Mrs S Lussac Winter Witch Junior b (3) 1st: 485 MILTON Mrs A Manteauplat Black Pippin She has a really lovely head that could only belong to a flat coat. Lengthy neck. Well laid shoulder. Good depth of chest. Well ribbed to a short loin. Topline can from slightly. Well made rear with low hocks. V good mover. Just raw. 2nd: 505 WALKER Mrs L Lizzlog Nun On The Run Liked her outline. She has a fem head. Can grow into her ears. Not the neck and front of 1. Super body. Short loin. Moderate rear, which she uses v well. 3rd: 497 STRUDWICK Mrs L M Flatcharm Miss Lotsa Love For Burpham Yearling b (4) 1st: 453 ANDERSON Ms K Feldkirk Dior Of Kazval Top quality young b, in gleaming condition and hard muscle. She has a fem head, well balanced. Flat skull. Long neck. Well laid shoulder. Can still firm in front action. Deep chest. Well ribbed to a short loin. Firm topline. Correct hind angulation. Uses her rear so v well and ideal foot fall in profile, one of the few where the hind foot meets the front. RCC 2nd: 488 POWELL Mrs J Bonnyhilbrae Love of Joy JW 3rd: 460 CALVERLEY Miss J Gwenadillo Tweety Pie Post grad b (8,1) 1st: 495 STEWART Mrs F & Mr A Eskside Lady Of Loganlea Good honest sort of b. Liked her outline and proportions. Good profile action. Fem head. Slight stop, flat skull. Lengthy neck with well laid shoulders. Liked her depth of chest. Level topline. Moderate rear. 2nd: 500 THURGOOD Mrs S J Thurwhitt Madame Cholet Looks raw but a well made b who can firm in topline. He has a long, fem head. V slight stop. Flat skull. Long neck. Liked her front. Well ribbed. Moderate rear with low hocks. 3rd: 474 KEARTON Mrs S D O' Flanagan Brogan's Legacy At Ravenhall (Imp) Limit b (9) 1st: 501 THURGOOD Mrs S J Ballyriver Snowflake At Thurwhitt Fairly mature b, liked her proportions. She has a fem head, slight stop, flat skull. Lengthy neck into good front. Deep chest. Well ribbed. Well bent stifle with low hocks. Holds a level topline. Moved easily. 2nd: 482 MCDONNELL Mrs S J Laurvic Ciao Bella Quite a similar shape as 1. Pleasing head, good eye and expression. Not quite the neck of 1. Decent front. Chest to elbow. Well sprung ribs. Short loin. Well bent stifle with low hocks. Easy mover. 3rd: 455 ARMSTRONG Mrs K Bourbon Black Kiss of Bitcon Open b (5,1) 1st: 506 WALKER Mrs L Lizzlog Chicago Showgirl Liked her outline and proportions. She is really well presented. V good head, slight stop, flat skull, well filled under eyes to give a one piece look. Fairly good neck. Well laid shoulder. Well filled chest. Good spring of rib to a short loin. Level in topline. Moderate hind angulation. Could just be more positive going away but v good in profile. 2nd: 458 WELLS Miss C Candiliz Pina Colada She looks v good in profile action. Slightly short in leg for her length back and so rolls slightly moving. Better head than 3. She has a long neck. Balanced, well angulated. Quite accurate out and back. 3rd: 480 MAY Mrs S Lussac Tassle Veteran b (2) 1st: 470 HOLMES Ms C Sh Ch Ballyriver Flashdance 7 years so just right for maturity. She really is the most lovely b. Good head. Long neck. Super front. Well bodied. Firm topline. Well made rear. Accurate on move and super in profile. Her constructions is so good and everything fits together so well, really taken with her. CC BOB. 2nd: 491 ROGERS-BALL Mrs J Starball Midnight Huntress Liked her balance. She has a fem head. Lengthy neck. Good front. Well bodied. Not quite the out and back movement of 1.

  Jeff Horswell