- Show Date: 26/08/2022
- Show Type: Championship Show
- Judged by: Martyn J Rees Contact Judge
- Published Date: 28/07/2023
Driffield Championship Dog Show
Open Dog (1)
1ST Busby, Mrs R & Busby, Miss O, SH CH Stanegate Leading Role At Zakby JW: This impressive male of 4½ years of age has been a favourite of mine for many years now and still impresses me. He is beautifully balanced. Typical head with slightly aloof expression. Strong neck to well laid shoulder and barrel ribcage right on the elbow. Short back with strong hindquarters and well let down hocks. I have seen him presented better. On the move he moved soundly with drive Best Dog & Best Opposite Sex.
Post Graduate Bitch (1)
1ST Weaving, Mrs M & Mr A, Stanegate Cast A Spell: A pleasing bitch of just over 18 months of age but still very raw. Completely sound and free from exaggeration. Excellent head with good length of muzzle. Long neck. Well laid shoulder. Chest deep and of good width. Elbows tight to the brisket. Good barrel ribcage. Short loin. Well-made hindquarters. Excellent coat texture. Moved Soundly. Reserve Best Bitch.
Open Bitch (2)
1ST Bradley, Mrs L & Mr P, SH CH Stanegate Stage Debut (Ai): A beautifully presented bitch of just 2½ years of age and of excellent type and conformation. She is beautifully balanced. Typical head with slightly aloof expression. Strong neck to well laid shoulder and barrel ribcage right on the elbow. Short back with strong hindquarters and well let down hocks. In excellent coat and condition. On the move she demonstrated the correct roll from the ribcage and showed an excellent length of stride when viewed in profile. She is a superb example of the breed – thank you for allowing me to Judge her. Best Bitch and Best Of Breed.
2ND Weaving, Mrs M & Mr A, Kandalin Golden Storm: A bitch of just over 4½ years of age. Typical head with good length of muzzle. Dentition correct clean and complete, Deep chest with elbows tight to the brisket. Well barrelled ribcage. Correct hindquarters with good length of stifle. Strong bone moved well.