• Show Date: 05/08/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Paignton & District Fanciers' Association

Breed: Lagotto Romagnolo

Paignton. Lagotto Romagnolo

Quite a challenge to judge this delightful breed as they are rather varied. Some are far too long and others a bit too tall. I tried to go for the right shape as a starting point.

Special Beginner D. ne

Puppy D (1)

1st: 1985 MANGHAM & YOUNG & DUIGENAN, Mrs Marina Foogel Roberto at Onyxro (imp Fin)(AZ1)

Easy moving pup of good proportions. He has a well balanced head. Good eye and expression. Medium neck, set could be better, his angulation is moderate and balanced. Topline can firm. RBD

Junior d (2)

1st: 1979 CLAYTON, Mr Daniel A Kan trace bluberry hill

Super proportions. He is v well presented. Better temperament than 2. He has a super head. Correct neck. His angulation are slightly more moderate than ideal but v well balanced, well bodied. Firm in topline. Handler got his pace right here and he went ok. BOB on his proportions.

2nd: 1993 TAYLOR, Ms J Vasco

Could be more settled but a v good d. Liked his head. Correct neck. He is v well put together. Could look slightly more up on leg. Lots potential.

Post grad d (1)

1st: 1980 FERGUSON, Mrs Louise Truffalusa November Moon From Mizani

Easy moving d. He is tall enough. He has a masc head, good eye and expression. Correct length neck. Would like a better lay of shoulder. Well ribbed. Holds a firm topline. Enough hind angulation.

Open d (2,1)

1st: 1981 FERGUSON, Mrs Louise Dario Della Caveja

Tall d of good proportions. He has a v good head. Very moderate in his angulation. Topline is better than it looks. Goes a bit close in the rear.

Veteran d ne

Special beginners b ne

Puppy b (5,1)

Quite an age range here, all showing promise.

1st: 1989 MORT, Mrs Lisa Arcticbreeze Truth or Dare

Liked her proportions. She moved v well and used her tail. Fem head. Correct neck. Balanced in her angulation. Level topline. Correct coat. Liked her a lot just needs a bit more maturity to take the very top spot. BB & BP

2nd: 1978 BOND, Dr Kirsten Hazelnut King of the Truffles NAF (Imp Serb)

Liked her proportions. She moves quite well but could use her tail a bit more. Balanced and moderate in ger angulation.

3rd: 1994 TAYLOR, Ms J Mina

Junior b (3)

1st: 1992 TAYLOR, Ms J Disi imp ita

Good moving b of correct proportions. She has a fem head. Correct neck. Her angulations are correct. Level topline. Correct coat. RBB

2nd: 1990 MORT, Mrs Lisa Arcticbreeze One And Only

Just a baby. Liked her head. Correct neck. She is slightly long in her back. Still a bit close going away, v good in front,

Post grad b (1)

1st: 1988 MORT, Mrs Lisa Arcticbreeze Outbraker

Standing she looks a bit long, but shortens up on the move. She has a v good head. Slightly long in neck. Decent front. Well bent stifle with low hocks.

Open b(2)

Sadly a very typy b stood on an insect and had to withdraw as she was limping.

1st: 1982 BLUNDEN, Mrs Jannette Mikette One in a Million

She is a little heavy and long. Like her head. Ok neck. Plenty of angulation front and rear. Sound mover.

Veteran B ne

Jeff Horswell