• Show Date: 21/01/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Kathy Moores Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Manchester Dog Show Society

Breed: Spaniel (Clumber)

Judging critique Manchester Dog Show Society 2022



1 Whitehouse's Maursett Muttley. Best Puppy. Lovely puppy so well made and typical in outline. Shown in excellent coat & condition. Well balanced head with good eye shape & colour. Open nose and nice ear set. Good spring of rib with ribcage going well back to strong long loin. Body of good length overall. Excellent angulation fore & aft. Good width of upper & lower thigh & shown in excellent muscular condition. Coat of good thickness and quality. Moved well with nice tail action.

PD 1

1 Pickering's Wahnahnish Superman TAF (imp) NAF (AI). Well grown for age. Excellent angulation fore & aft. Nice coat texture & condition. Masculine head with large open nose. Good bone. Large well-rounded feet. Moved well both coming & going.


1 Nicolson's Clumbus Jolly Jumper (IMP DNK). Well grown with masculine outline. Well developed skull & muzzle. Good ear set & large open nose. Nice bone. Good length of leg compared to length of body. Excellent spring of rib. Strong loin; well angulated hind quarters with well let down hocks. Moved soundly fore & aft on well-shaped, padded feet.

LD 1

1 Whitehouse's Maursett Mallachie At Molvonia RCC. Typical in outline with a nice topline & so lovely to go over. Nicely rounded skull with good eye & expression; large open nose. Correct length of muzzle in ratio to length of skull. Excellent forechest, good length and strength of neck; excellent lay of shoulder & return of upper arm. Straight front of sufficient width. Large feet. Nice spring of rib; good length & strength of loin. Shown in excellent condition. Excellent on the move really covering the ground well.

OD 1

1 Taylor's Maursett Malfoy CC & BOB. Lovely example of the breed who really caught my eye on entering the ring. Well balanced with lovely head which is well-balanced and masculine but not overdone. Good strength & depth in muzzle; thick well-set ears. Neck of good length and strength. Excellent lay of shoulder & return of upper arm. Excellent depth of chest & spring of rib. Ribcage going well back to strong loin of sufficient strength. Nice bone. Straight front. Lovely coat colour, thickness & texture. Moved well really covering the ground with pleasing tail action.


1 Pickering's Wymeswold Verdejo TAF (imp) NAF. Won on overall outline here. Sweet head with nice eye & expression. Large open nose. Good width of skull compared to width of muzzle. Excellent neck, shoulders & return of upper arm. Excellent bone. Nice body length. Good depth of chest & spring of rib for age with ribs going well back to short, strong loin. Nice topline & tail set. Moved covering the ground well with lovely tail action.

2 Taylor's Maursett Marayd. Another well made baby with a very sweet head, nice eye colour, shape & expression. Excellent forechest for age. Good angulation fore & aft. Nice bone. Moved soundly but not quite covering the ground like the winner.

PB 1

1 W Verdejo

OB 2

1 Reynold's Ir Sh Ch Richley Morning Snow Over Glenariff (IKC). CC. Won on overall outline, balance & head properties. Such a well-balanced feminine head with lovely eye & expression. Sufficiently rounded skull; nicely shaped muzzle of good depth; large open nose. Straight front. Excellent length & strength of neck leading into well laid shoulder and excellent return of upper arm. Excellent spring of rib with ribcage going well back to strong loin. Typical and strong topline. Lovely coat texture & colour. Moved well, really covering the ground & straight and true coming and going.

2 Furnell's Maursett Marvella of Bebecova. Res CC. Pretty head with nice eye & expression; large open nose. Muzzle a little narrow compared to width of skull. Nicely angulated throughout. Good spring of rib. Not quite the coat of my winner today. Moved with drive covering the ground well.

Kathy Moores