- Show Date: 02/10/2022
- Show Type: Championship Show
- Judged by: Ed Casey Contact Judge
- Published Date: 28/07/2023
Irish Setter Association, England
I was appointed a replacement judge after entries closed, thank you to the committee for the invitation to judge the Special Award classes.
THE CHRISTINE HERON MEMORIAL JUNIOR STAKES (5, 2abs)
1st Bardonhill Carry On Cleo
Bitch of pleasing size and overall balance, head of pleasing balance, dark almond shaped eyes of pleasing colour. Clean though the neck, shoulders long and well positioned. Pleasing topline and tailset, chest deep and ribs well sprung. Well muscled thighs, moderate rear angulation. Moved positively in all directions. Well presented coat of good colour.
2nd Trefaine Aurora Of Aubanjon
A shade smaller than 1 but retaining balance. Excellent head shape and balance, dark expressive eyes, liked her expression. Clean long neck, shoulders well angulated, excellent bone and feet. Deep body, good topline, tailset and carriage. Moving freely in profile.
3rd Grousehill Dream Boy
THE GEOFF COUPE MEMORIAL POST GRADUATE STAKES(5, 1abs)
1st Lynwood Merry May King With Shushana
Well balanced dog with a very masculine head of good length, liked his eye shape and colour and kind expression. Clean though the front, long neck, shoulders well positioned, excellent bone and feet. Pleasing in body proportions, well muscled quarters which he used to advantage on the move. Presented in excellent condition.
2nd Swiftlark Illustrious JW
More moderate dog, stands on well boned legs and excellent feet. Clean though the neck, balanced in his angulation front and rear. Deep in body and ribbed quite well back, pleasing topline. Not the freedom of the winner moving, particularly in profile. Shown in excellent coat of good colour and texture.
3rd Sixoaks My Fair Lady JW
THE PAT RHODES MEMORIAL OPEN STAKES (3, 2abs)
1st Swiftlark Spellbinder
Kennel mate to the second in the previous class. Of pleasing size and substance, correct amount of bone and excellent feet. Has a tendency to lose his topline, his quarters are well muscled and he was shown in lovely condition, attentive to his handler.
Mr Ed Casey