• Date: 15/03/2020
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judge: Kerry Roberts Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Retford Canine Society

Retford Canine Society Premier Open show 

15th March 2020 

I want to take this opportunity to thank the committee for a warm welcome on a very chilly and rainy day. Knowing this was going to be the last show for a while due to Covid-19, I really enjoyed myself and the sporting nature of all the exhibitors. I want to thank my hard-working stewards Debbie and Laurie, keeping the ring running smoothly. 


Junior (6,2) 

1st. Finch’s Siberliss Solitaire. Well muscled youngster, has a good head piece with moderate stop and long leathers, Has correct forechest and depth of chest, stands over her ground well, balanced in front and rear assembly. Effortless on move. 2. Morris’ Kalimor Gem shown in good condition, pleasing head, stop and leathers, well muscled hindquarters, well ribbed with correct length ,depth and tuck up. Moved out well. Two pleasing youngsters, im sure could change places on different days BP. 

Post Graduate (4,1)

1st Morris’ Kalimor Gem see 2nd in Junior. 2nd Dobbs’ Oakswarren Ice Maiden. Balanced angulation, strong clean neck into well laid shoulders, well ribbed back, good stifle and well let down hocks. 

Open (8, 4)

1st Morris & Randall’s Kalimor Parker JW Very stylish upstanding male, pleasing head and expression, good leathers. Ribs have the correct spring and length and strong coupling , hindquarters are correctly angulated with well defined second thigh and strong hocks. Moved out well. BOB. 2nd Rogers’ Minstergate Cunard JW. Pleasing bitch possess’ a good head and kind eye, stands over her ground well, well off for forechest, well sprung in rib, short loin leading to good turn of stifle. Not quite the mover of 1st. 

German Shorthaired Pointer. 

Junior (6, 2 absent) 

1st Schoneville’s Balvenie Double Diamond. Handsome 11month old puppy with an alert pleasing expression, he flowed through neck and shoulders, deep chest, strong front assembly, ribs developing well, compact in outline and muscled throughout, moved really well covering the ground with ease. BP. 2nd Harvey’s Imaniz Fine Fettle. Another lovely puppy of only 6 months with feminine head and soft expression, neck strong leading into well set shoulders, good fore chest with deep ribs that are set back, strong topline with good tail set. Moved out well. 

Post Graduate (4, 1)

1st Barker’s Valger Rapunzel at Barkersdream. Very smart young lady. Balanced head with gentle expression, correct front and rear angulation, deep brisket and well ribbed, topline well held on the move and shown in lovely condition RBOB. 2nd Schoneville’s Balvenie Double Diamond as 1st in Junior. 

Open (8, 3) 

1st Delaney’s Redmires Ticket to the stars JW. Well presented dog, balanced head with kind expression, good length of neck, well set shoulder placement, deep chest, strong legs and feet, compact body and well muscled hindquarters. Moved out well correct footfall. BOB. 2nd Barker’s Radstorm Legal Eagle at Barkersdream JW. Very nice balanced bitch unlucky to meet first on his game today. Pleasing head and good leathers, kind expression. well muscled neck into clean shoulders, good topline, well ribbed back. Moved out well. 

Large Munsterlander 

Junior (5, 2)

1st Foreman’s Toberworry Harvest Moon. Lovely youngster in good coat. Masculine head, with gentle expression. clean into neck and through shoulders, deep brisket and well ribbed back. Good turn of stifle and moved out well, driving from the rear. Well handled. BOB. 2nd Ogle & Suchett-Kaye. 7 month old, lovely baby. Pleasing head and expression. deep brisket and well ribbed. Just needs to tighten behind but that’s to come as still so young. BP & RBOB. 

Open (4,3)

1st Foreman’s Celtaur Aquarius lake at Toberworry. Feminine bitch of 4 years old. Good front assembly and well ribbed back. Straight front on good arched feet. Moved well. 

 Hungarian Viszla 

Junior (2,1 Absent) 

1st Shooters Nevedith Nyari Gail. Although stood alone, this lovely youngster caught my eye when she came into the ring. Very feminine head, kind eye and good head planes. she’s so balanced with lovely angles fore and aft, not overdone at all and moved out well. BP & BOB 

Open (1,1) absent 

Judge – Kerry Roberts