• 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: Griffon Bruxellois

Paignton. Griffon Bruxellois

A small entry so therefore not representative of the breed as a whole. I felt the majority lacked muscle, which is a shame. Many of the rough could have carried a better coat.

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Puppy D (1)

1st: 1314 SPURR, Mrs A J Zilcan Gin Ricky

Very promising pup. Fairly square in body with good width of chest. Round head , well set nose. Lovely eye and expression. Medium neck. Well laid shoulder with a long upper arm. Level topline. He is well ribbed back. High tail set, tail could be straighter. He has a moderate rear. Accurate on the move. Good coat and colour. Liked him a lot and with maturity has the potential to go far. RCC & BP.

Junior d (2)


He is slightly squarer than 2. Round head of v good width. Dark eyes. Well carried ears. Nose placement could be better. Has a lengthy neck. Quite wide in front. Well boned. Level topline. Rear matches his front. Accurate on the move. Level and firm in topline.

2nd: 1328 SUGGITT, Mrs A Aptrick Alpha Centaurus

He is slightly long. Topline is more level than it looks, he could have a harsher coat and it is rather long in places. Rounded head. Moderate width of chest. Lengthy neck. Moderate spring of rib. V good moving away,

Post grad d (1)

1st: 1327 SUGGITT, Mrs A Aptrick One Day Like This

Square d and he certainly is wide in chest. Rounded skull of good width. Well placed eyes and nose, High set ears. Lengthy neck, slightly forward in shoulder. Topline slopes a little. He has a well bent stifle. Little loose in front action but v good going away.

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Open d (1)

1st: 1315 GUY, Mr David Donzeata Royal Anthem

He is square and cobby and full of personality. Well set eyes and nose. Ears could be better. Medium length neck. Broad in chest. Well ribbed back. Super topline and tail set. Well made rear. A little untidy in front, but excellent good going away and has a long stride. Smart moving round holding his shape. CC

Veteran d (1)

1st: 1323 OLIVER-BARRATT, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Risethor Laidbackjack

Chunky d, slightly longer than he is tall and carrying a lot of body. A bit flat in skull and long in muzzle. Has a medium neck. Moderate but balanced in his angulation. Tail slightly low set. V good moving away. BV

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Puppy b (1)

1st: 1318 HICK, Mr & Mrs Dale & Linda DATIRO TIGGER POINT

Just 6 mths and looks a real baby. Full of fun. Has decent width to her head. Well placed nose and eyes. Ears a little heavy. She has good length neck. Slightly high at the rear at the moment. Accurate on the move. Between coats, Needs a lot of time.

Junior b (1)

1st: 1329 WARWICK, Mrs Chrisse Beauborne Navratilova at Bruneaver

Fem and square b who could use her tail more. Liked her head, she has v good width, nice turn of chin. Well placed eyes and nose. Ears ok. Enough neck. She has a wide chest. Well ribbed back. Level topline. Quite a good mover.

Post grad b (2)

1st: 1325 OLIVER-BARRATT, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Chinaskys Queen Grande

Square and cobby b who has a better topline and tailset than 2. She has a pleasing head with a good profile. Lengthy neck moderate angulation. Broad chest. Well ribbed. Uses her rear well.

2nd: 1321 HUGHES, Mrs Maria Louise Beauborne Moana

She looks squarer on the move than standing. In harsh jacket. Broad skull, could have a better turn of chin. Medium neck. Ok for width of chest. Could carry her tail better.

Limit b (3,1)

1st: 1320 HUGHES, Mrs Maria Louise Beauborne Liberty

Sound b full of personality. She is square in body. Round head of good width. Eyes could be slightly larger. She has a lengthy neck. Could have more width and fill of chest. Super topline. Well spring ribs. Moderate rear. Carries tail well. Her shape and balance earnt her RCC

2nd: 1319 HUGHES, Mrs Maria Louise Beauborne Juno

Fairly square b. Liked her width of skull. Lengthy neck. Forward in shoulder. Topline could be firmer. Moderate turn of stifle. Has a wide chest. Looks a little leggy at times.

Open b (2)

1st: 1316 GUY, Mr David Donzeata Royal Attraction

She is square and cobby. Super outline on the move where she has a v good stride, holding a firm topline with correct tail. Her head has good width. Well placed nose. Lengthy neck. Quite a good shoulder. Broad on chest. Well spring ribs. V good rear. One of the few to carry muscle. Never stops showing herself off. CC & BOB and congratulations on going all the way to BIS

2nd: 1326 SCOURFIELD, Mr A Foxfly Diamonds Are Foverever

Smaller b who is a v good mover. Looks a little short on leg. Good size head for her body. Well set eyes. Lengthy neck. Broad chest. Rather barreled in rib. Topline could be better. Well set tail. Could be firmer in rear. A bit between coats today.

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Jeff Horswell