• Show Date: 18/06/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Lindsey Bamforth Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Border Union Agricultural Society

Breed: Dogue de Bordeaux

Border union agricultural society

Dogue de Bordeaux

Judge - Mrs Lindsey Bamforth (Bellamiabam)

I would like to thank the Officers & Committee of Border union agricultural society for inviting me to judge my beautiful breed at their championship show and the hospitality I received, I would like to also thank the exhibitors for entering under me and accepting my decisions with great sportsmanship.

Junior dog (5/0)

1st Kenyons Biscay Winston for Desquire TAF NAF A substantial male for a puppy who was presented in top condition, standing and alert has a great expression, with clean symmetrical wrinkle either side of the median groove, clean eyes, good open nostrils, strong neck leading onto well laid shoulders, Well off for body and bone standing on nice tight feet, moved well with good rear drive and was handled to a high standard I will be in intrigued to watch this puppy develop, pleased to award BP & RBD

2ND Beaty & Heatons Sir Jimmy Mack 11 months old deep red male of great quality who is certainly one to watch, he had lots of breed qualities to like for one so young, his deep chest, strong topline and excellent rear angulation are just a few of this pups attributes that show his type in an abundance although he was very raw to the show ring on the day and very excitable challenging his handler throughout, however once settled he certainly showed off his good construction and movement which earnt him his placing in such strong company.

Postgraduate dog (1)

1st Southwards Super Teddy at Atlanticane A dog I have previously judged as a puppy, shown in excellent condition and handled to an advantage. Typical trapezoid head with good clean wrinkles, neck solid and broad, topline strong, standing on nice tight feet, movement sound and free. A lovely honest male with lots to like who I feel just needs time to mature now.

Open dog (1)

1st Morans Aibrean Mr Brightside Another dog I have previously judged and now aged 3 years old just seems to have got better with age as he's matured, powerful imposing and masculine are attributes this dog has in an abundance, good width and depth to his chest, nice topline and pleasing in profile from all angles, head carried lower when moving with excellent rear drive pleased to award him Best dog and Bos.

Veteran (0)

Junior Bitch (5/2)

1st Moran & Mcalinden Aibrean Lacey TAF NAF 8 mths old deep red female, very balanced throughout, excellent expression, good clean wrinkle pronounced stop, muzzle powerful and short with lovely width, good broad neck on well laid shoulders with a nice topline and also well off for bone and body, shown in great condition and handled well, movement won her this class.

2nd Morans & Leonards Aibrean all that I know Litter sister to 1st and another promising youngster, great expression when alert, well off for bone and substance being slightly heavier than 1st, nice deep chest and good strong straight legs standing on nice tight feet. Moved well just outdone by her litter sister who showed more rear drive in the class.

Postgraduate bitch (3/1)

1st Moran & Leonards Aibrean drops of Jupiter A 2 year old balanced female, handled well and shown in great condition, trapezoid head with good clean symmetrical wrinkle, lovely upturn of chin with a typical inverted v lip placement, neck strong and muscular leading on to well laid shoulders, Enough bone and substance and moves at ease with her handler covering the ground effortlessly, overall a good honest bitch who I will look forward to watching her mature.

2nd Moran & Mcalinden Aibrean Bellabonna at Redashbud almost 4 year old mature female who has bone and substance in an abundance,Excellent Width and depth to chest, typical in head type, good strong muzzle with nice wide open nostrils, handled well and shown in good clean condition.

Open bitch (4/1)

1st Nattriss CH Soultime keep the faith A 6 year old mature female who I have watched from ringside for many years, powerful athletic and imposing….. a distinctive head with a forbidding expression, eyes set wide apart, ear set excellent, neck strong and muscular with skin supple and loose, standing on strong legs with lovely tight feet and well off for bone, coat in excellent condition, topline maintained on the move and this female shows great power and drive covers the ground effortlessly and clearly has a strong natural bond with her handler, this female is a credit to the breed showing you can have type substance and movement all in the same package, pleased to award her BEST OF BREED

2nd Hollands Willsanburgh’s simply the best at Rougerocco 5 year old deep red female who's very balanced throughout, enough bone and body, good expression would have just liked a bit more upturn of chin, chest is powerful and deep, another dog who was turned out to the highest of standards her coat was gleaming, she stood four square on nice tight feet, her movement was effortless and she was handled impeccably moving as one both dog and handler.