• Show Date: 22/04/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Pat Butler-Holley Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

West Of England Ladies Kennel Society

Breed: Spaniel (Clumber)

Spaniel (clumber) - Judge: Pat Butler-Holley

Judge: Pat Butler-Holley

Class 1658. Minor Puppy Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5315 - Vanitonia Soloist (Mr L A S Cox) As a judge every now and again we are presented with a exhibit that gives you goosebumps and this dog certainly did that for me. In my opinion This is such a special dog he will have especially on this form a wonderful fun filled career. At just 6 months he oozes quality from his well balanced head to well balanced body. His Quarters and movement is a pleasure to see. I was more than delighted to award him the RDCC and bpib on the day and im sure he will go on to many cc's in the future.

2nd Place 5317 - Abbyford Sir Grey Wethers (Mrs J A Crawford) not as forward as winner but still a Very pleasing puppy, moved well.

Class 1659. Puppy Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 1

1st Place 5346 - Maursett Muttley at Molvonia (Mrs S & Mr P Whitehouse) Well presented youngster and wow his attitude is first class. Good head and eye moved very well.

Class 1660. Junior Dog

Entries: 4 Absentees: 2

1st Place 5328 - Wahnahnish Superman (Imp Nld) (ai) NAF TAF (Mrs J Pickering) I felt this dog in my opinion he is on the heavy side of the breed standard. Today he left his coat at home.

2nd Place 5320 - Badgersmoon Mr Branson (Mr A G, Mr J M & Mrs J Fenwick, Thompson & Langridge) Junior is such a difficult class sometimes within the breed. I preferred this dogs head and Balance but felt the winner moved with a more positive ground covering.

Class 1661. Yearling Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5324 - Carmel Apple White Roll at Badgersmoon (Imp Pol) NAF TAF (Mrs J Langridge) Pleasing breed type, like is head and balance moved well with little effort. so very well  presented.

Class 1662. Post Graduate Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5337 - Anbrook Don't Stop Me Now at Harrifield (Mrs L J Thorogood) Pleasing type good balanced head, strong neck and good shoulders, moved with great drive using his strong Quarters.

Class 1663. Limit Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5322 - Badgersmoon Du Winter (Mrs J Langridge) More than pleased with this dog so well Balanced. Presented well. His movement fore and aft is good , Displayed good footfall In profile. Best of luck for the future.

2nd Place 5345 - Maursett Mallachie at Molvonia (Mrs S & Mr P Whitehouse) heavier in head than Winner today but still acceptable. Lot to like about him moved well.

3rd Place 5319 - Suelynda Second Edition (Mr A G & Mr J M Fenwick & Thompson)

Class 1664. Open Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5310 - Tweedsmuir Just Cruzin among Suelynda (Mr D K & Mrs S L Boden) Display breed Type in all its glory today. So well balanced , good head and body. Moved really well. Delighted to award him the DCC.

Class 1668. Puppy Bitch

Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1st Place 5309 - Suelynda Kreme Della Kreme (Mr D K & Mrs S L Boden) A lot to like about this puppy Her attitude is perfect. She is so well balanced and strong but still shouts that she is a bitch, Shall watch her with great interest for the future.

2nd Place 5329 - Wymeswold Verdejo (Imp Nld) (Mrs J Pickering) today I preferred head on the winner But still a lovely young bitch puppy. Moved well.

Class 1669. Junior Bitch

Entries: 4 Absentees: 2 both bitches in the class were well presented and moved very well. Both displaying breed type. I just felt The movement on winner was more positive today.

1st Place 5313 - Tavirosh Sugar Plum Fairy (Mrs I M Charlesworth-Ironside)

2nd Place 5325 - Badgersmoon Lady Isabel (Mrs J & Mr J & Mr A Langridge & Thompson & Fenwick)

Class 1670. Yearling Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5321 - Maursett Marvella of Bebecova (Mr R Furnell) Lovely type in body and overall Conformation. However today was a little proud of her tail today. So well balanced, good Neck and shoulders, strong body and moved well. delighted to award her the RBCC.

2nd Place 5326 - Badgersmoon Lady Mary (Mrs J & Mr J & Mr A Langridge & Thompson & Fenwick) With more confidence this bitch will push the winner hard. More socialisation but I have on A few occasions taken into account that ring craft classes in many areas of the country have Not been able to commence due to covid rules. I did take this into account.

Class 1671. Post Graduate Bitch

Entries: 5 Absentees: 3

1st Place 5327 - Tweedsmuir She's So Sheek (Mr P M & Mrs H D Monaghan) Such a pleasing bitch In all departments. Lot to like about her. Head so well balanced, good eye and expression. Moved well.

2nd Place 5340 - Maursett Melisandre (Mr C M & Mrs D E Vickery & Jones) Not as mature as winner But a pleasing bitch. A little proud of her tail today,

Class 1672. Limit Bitch

Entries: 3 Absentees: 2

1st Place 5323 - Badgersmoon Shes Guinevere (Mrs J Langridge) Pleasing shape and overall outline and breed type. Good head and eye. Moved OK

Class 1673. Open Bitch

Entries: 3 Absentees: 1

1st Place 5314 - Anbrook Olivia Rose at Fiverites (Mrs G Claxton) I had no hesitation in awarding this  bitch the class. She displayed such breed characteristics required, Well boned, showing strength but not overdone. Her attitude was so aloof but kind and gentle her expression is a delight she simple speaks to you with her eyes. Delighted to award her the BCC and BOB.

2nd Place 5311 - Tavirish Limestone (Mrs I M Charlesworth-Ironside) Not quite the same overall Quality of winner, but still she shouts I'm a clumber spaniel.

Class 1674. Special Beginners Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st Place 5340 - Maursett Melisandre (Mr C M & Mrs D E Vickery & Jones) repeat. awarded the best Special beginners.

Mrs Pat Butler-Holley