• Show Date: 09/10/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Bethan Evans Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

South Wales Kennel Association

Breed: Griffon Bruxellois

Sunday 9th October 2022

Griffon Bruxellois

 Junior Entries: 3 Absentees: 0

1st Swinge’s Balthazar Pillow Talk Simply a star, Lovely bitch of top quality and ideal type. Lovely head and sparkling expression, well upturned nose and underjaw with very good width. Ideal neck which she certainly used to her advantage as the natural show dog she is, alert at all times and strutting both standing and moving. Short-coupled, compact body. Superb outline and excellent tailset. Shown in an excellent jacket of harsh coat of very good colour. It was a privilege to judge her Best Bitch and Best of Breed

2nd Meaden’s Beauborne Nadal at Topmead outstanding male, large head with dark eyes, good wide muzzle, correct mouth, nice neat ears, nicely arched neck with well laid shoulder, level back, good deep chest, strong loin, very good bone and well-muscled, nice straight front moved and showed very well

3rd Suggitt’s Aptrick Arcturus

Class 1677. Open Dog

Entries: 6 Absentees: 2

1st Swinge’s Ch Harpersband Case in Point at Balthazar JW (imp) Excellent size with being masculine, substantial, firm and athletic, a typically compact and square body with being an outstanding side-mover. Well-rounded skull, good ears, dark enough and large enough eyes. Short, well turned-up and placed nose with very good width. Well turned-up underjaw and neat lips.

Ample forechest. Firm back, well-set tail. Moved with drive,. Best Dog

2nd Swinge’s Balthazar Supersonic well proportioned, truly compact overall impression, very well developed for his young age, he is already ready to compete with the best of the grown-ups. Well rounded skull, beautiful eyes, very good turn-up of nose, small ears and good turn-up of underjaw of acceptable width, in total giving him a highly typical head and expression. Strong neck. Excellent topline. Very pleasing body volume all the way down to his brisket. Straight topline and very well-set tail complete a most attractive outline. Harsh coat. Res Best Dog

3rd Etherington’s Aptrick Napoleon Solo at Thornwyde

 Open Bitch Entries: 2 Absentees: 1

1st Swinge’s Balthazar Sweet Talkn Woman Lovely round head and large skull with dark eyes, neat ears, typical expression. Good body with nicely rounded ribs, level topline. Good bone, neat feet. Level topline which she maintained on the move, Good tailset and carriage. Well prepared harsh coat. Res Best Bitch

  Judge: Bethan Sarah Evans