• Show Date: 29/10/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Michael Caple Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Great Joint Dachshund Association

Breed: Dachshund (Long Haired)

The Great Joint Dachshund Association 

Championship Show

29th October 2022

Long Haired Dachshunds

I was called in to replace the original Judge Derek Smith, I do hope Derek is soon feeling better.

MPD (1)

1 Taylor & Hilton. Delsaux Across The Universe

7mth Red showing promise, pleases for type/size & balance, good coat, nicely put together, still needing to develop in his hindquarters & needs to gain confidence.


1 Reid. Cavallibrook Final Legacy At Maudaxi. BPD

Handsome 9 mth Red of obvious quality, showing such promise, lovely head/eye, sound construction, excellent balance & proportions, good bone & feet, moved out confidently with good stride. 

JD (3,1)

1 Vincent. Gainscroft Dashing Dudley

13 mth S/R of good balance in outline, soundly constructed, good coat, good bone/feet, moved out soundly full of confidence.

2 Wedge. Dolan The Last Time

Larger framed red of 17 mths with a handsome head/eye which I preferred to 1, however I preferred the shoulder & ribbing of 1, has good coat & bone, outmoved by 1.

YD (2,1)

1 Cook & Rhodes. Abydachs Free Spirit For Bournder

21 mth Red, such a happy confident young man, out of a larger frame, pleases in head/eye, has a good flat coat, grand bone, would prefer better shoulder angulation, strode out soundly with a spring in his step.

PG (1,1)

LD (6,2)

1 Geeson. Abydachs Return Of The Night. CC & B.O.B

High quality handsomely headed S/R of 21 mths, stood away here, so sound in his construction, pleases all through, forehand, shoulders, ribbing, hindquarters, coat & presentation, so sound in his movement, on todays performance could not be denied.

I see from the catalogue that this is the dog to whom I awarded BPIS @ The Long Haired Dachshund Club Ch Show 2021, has certainly fulfilled his promise.

2 Sutton. Kindeace Texas Tornado At Damai

Such a handsome red of 3yrs out of a much larger frame, has a noble bearing, soundly made, excellent coat, full of confidence, moved out smartly.

3 Wedge. Dolan Dock Of The Bay

OD (3,1)

1 Roberts. Ch. Swansford Gregorydor. Res CC

Very typy 2yr S/R lovely for size & balance, construction spot on, ideal forehand, good bone/feet, excellent flat coat.

I see from the catalogue that this is the dog to whom I awarded BIS @ The Long Haired Dachshund Club Ch Show 2021, where the drive from his strong hindquarters was the deciding factor. Today I thought that the Limit winner had the edge on performance.

2 Garlick. Ranglewood Harvest Song

6yr b/t pleases for outline & balance, slightly broader in skull, good depth & length to ribbing, would prefer better lay of shoulder, great bone/feet, moved out soundly, see he is sired by Best Veteran.

VD (2)

1 Garlick. Ranglewood Arashi. Best Veteran

Another whom I have met before, when he was BVIS @ The Long Haired Dachshund Club Ch Show 2021, can only reiterate my comments, Dark S/R now rising 9 yrs, pleasing in outline, handsome head, strong jaw, well filled front, firm body, good construction & musculature, movement free & sound.

2 Chapman. Melminds Zsylvester ShCm. 

S/r of 10 yrs looking good for age, liked size, balance & proportions, well filled front, although would prefer better lay of shoulder, good bone/feet, well ribbed back, preferred the head of 1, moved out with a free stride.

MPB (0)

PB (2,1)

1 Hanney-Mitchell. Cavallibrook Final Fling Bronia. BPB & Best Puppy, Res CC

Excellent quality 9mth red out of the top draw, litter sister to BPD, an exciting prospect, super head/eye, excellent size,outline & proportions, pleases all through, excellent construction, well filled front with well angulated forehand, well ribbed back, short loin, lovely hindquarters, in lovely coat & condition, moved out really well.

JB (2,1)

1 Vincent. Gainscroft Dolly’s Dina

Very raw b/t of 12 mths, see from catalogue is litter sister to JD winner, does not have the forehand construction of her brother, well ribbed back, would prefer better bunched feet, moved out smartly, still to grow her adult coat.

YB (3,2)

1 Garlick. Ranglewood Islay

21 mth red of lovely size & proportions, with super head/expression, pleases all though with sound construction, firm in topline, good bone/feet, good coat & condition, sound mover, considered for higher honours.

PGB (5,1)

1 Chapman. Melminds Make Them Gold

3yr red, who held the best outline in this class, liked her balance /proportions, pleased in head/eye, well filled front, well ribbed back, firm in topline, scored in her angulation & moved out smartly.

2 Wedge. Dolan Summer Time Blues

Smaller framed 2yr red, liked her size, scored in her head/eye, moved out smartly, preferred the balance/proportions & angulation of 1.

3 Vincent. Metadale Monica At Gainscroft

LB (7,4)

1 Mitchell. Bronia Custom Velvet

3yr red, lovely for breed type, lovely head/expression, balance & outline, scores with excellent construction, well filled front, good bone/feet, very free in her movement.

2 Cheese. Ranglewood Titania At Suecaseus

Attractively headed 3yr s/r, who pleases for type, balance & outline, well presented coat, moved out freely, preferred the forehand of 1.

3 Colman. Hannah Red

OB (4,3)

1 Whitfield-Roberts. Ch. Swansford Gleighdora. BCC & BOS

Super quality 2yr s/r now coming to her best, very feminine well shaped head carried on lengthy well arched neck, excelled in her forehand construction, well ribbed back to short well muscled loin, well developed hindquarters, good bone/feet, well presented coat, carries herself well & moves out soundly & with some style.


Mike Caple (Judge)