• Show Date: 13/03/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Ron James Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023


Breed: Irish Setter

Veteran Bitch

Entries: 12 Absentees: 4

1ST Lochlorien True Detective Is Andley (Mr G & Mrs C Stevenson)

Fine example of the breed, pleasing head properties, well put together with balanced front and rear assemblies, pleasing head properties, typical eye and expression, good glow of outline from neck to croup, pleasing coat with ample feathering, well set and carried tail, pleasing hock placement and moved with style and efficiency.

2ND Sh Ch Forfarian Hey Sexy Lady JW (Mrs S & Misses N & J Sturrock)

Very elegant in style and appearance, lovely head with well-placed eyes of good shape and colour, pleasing body contours and proportions, ample depth of brisket, well feathered, stylish, and active mover but just not quite as collected as the winner.

3RD Sh Ch Ixia Ever Hopeful TAF (H K & J A Bouttell & Burbridge)

Close up to the winners in a strong class, feminine and symmetrical build, well made body of good depth and proportions, pretty head with pleasing eye and expression, not quite as impressive on the move as those place above her.

RES Sh Ch Shandwick Love in A Mist for Teleri JW (Mrs P A M Catling)

VHC Gwendariff Powder Puff (Mrs L S Jones)

Minor Puppy Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1ST Riverbrue Snoozeulose (ai) (Mr B A Crocker)

BP, promising youngster, well-schooled and trained, pleasing head properties with good eye and expression, good length of neck, pleasing body proportions and symmetry, free and fluid mover.

2ND Paduan Golden Girl (Mr A J White)

Raw youngster with potential to grow on and finish nicely, pleasing flow of neck and back line, a little light in rear quarters and lacking confidence on the move.

Puppy Bitch

Entries: 5 Absentees: 1

1ST Porschet Kiss for A Rose (Miss Cmh Tuite)Quali

Pleasing for type and quality, grand head, eye, and expression, well-constructed with pleasing balance of front and rear assemblies, typical coat, ample feathering, well set croup, pleasing tail set, moved to please when settled but in need of more schooling to realise her full potential.

2ND Glennara Cherry Cola (Mrs Hall)

Not quite the flow and symmetry of outline of the winner, typical head, eye, and expression, pleasing bone and substance, well set and carried tail, not quite the strength of quarters of the winner.

3RD Settersay Sapphire (Miss V Jarvis)

Pleasing head, eye and expression, typical flow and symmetry of build, a little unsettled on the move.

RES Kerryfair Different Wave (Mrs S & Miss K & Miss E Chorley-Newton & Chorley & Flinders)

Junior Bitch

Entries: 19 Absentees: 1

1ST Blueprints Christina at Caskeys (Mrs F G Heron-O'brien)

Quality youngster with much to like about her, feminine build and outlook, well-shaped and proportioned head with the desired eye colour, shape, size and placement and a most pleasing expression, clean neck of good length, pleasing flow and symmetry of outline, correct coat, ample feathering, moved with a pleasing and typical gait.

2ND Balintyne Sing It Back (Mr D J & Mrs G Bell & Barker-Bell)

Pleasing for type and quality with a very typical outline and appearance, ample length of foreleg, pleasing front assembly, clean neck, pleasing expanse and length of rib cage, strong loin and well coupled together, pleasing coat of good colour, ample feathering, steady on the move.

3RD Harelferg Traces (Mr G & Mrs R Charlish)

Workmanlike build and appearance, well-constructed and with a pleasing headpiece, just preferred the style, and presence of the winners, steady on the move.

RES Grenada Lofty Czerwony (Imp Pol) (Miss H & Mr M Henderson & Szwajkowski)

VHC Sixoaks My Fair Lady JW (Mr & Mrs J E Heather)

Yearling Bitch

Entries: 20 Absentees: 2

1ST Alolfrana Scandalous (Ms R P Adamson-Watt)

Very well-schooled and skilfully handled, stands out in the crowd, well balanced head of pleasing proportions, good eye and expression, clean neck, firm back line, strong in loin and well-coupled together, big-framed body with ample depth and substance, pleasing expanse and length of rib, ample feathering, clean limbed, ample leg length, steady and accurate mover.

2ND Gwendariff Phantastic Phanny (Mrs D M Armitage)

Pleasing breed type and quality, refined, and feminine headpiece with typical eye and expression, nicely sized with pleasing balance and symmetry of outline, pleasing low of neck and backline, well set croup, active mover but not as settled in front action as the winner.

3RD Bluebyeyou Baby Love by Covarney (Mr G T & Mrs K E B Condron)

Close up to those placed above her, pleasing type and quality with typical head, eye and expression, fair lay of shoulder, pleasing rib-cage, steady on the move.

RES Blazing Bronze Jitterbug with Dazycutter (Imp Nld) (Ms J Turner)

VHC Fernstart Hearts Delight JW (Miss R Box)

Graduate Bitch

Entries: 23 Absentees: 4

1ST Corranroo Rainbow Shimmer (Mr G C & Mrs J Bayne)

Excellent breed type and quality, well put together with pleasing balance of fore and rear assemblies showing the desired angulation for the breed, totally feminine in outlook and demeanour, clean throated and with desired length of neck with pleasing flow of backline from withers to croup, presented in excellent condition with pleasing muscle tone, coat colour, texture, and feathering as required by the breed standard, moved with style and precision, with typical carriage and use of her tail. Should have a bright future.

2ND Bluesprings A Kind of Magic at Keljaru (Mrs L Williamson)

Pleasing head properties, strong neck, firm backline with pleasing rib and coupling, ample angulation, stylish mover with pleasing set and use of hock.

3RD Bridgella's Don't Push It (Mr W, Mrs D & Miss C Bridgwater & Green)

Typical overall appearance with balanced construction, stylish action with a well-set and carried tail.

RES Zakhan’s Dream Believer (Mrs J C Rorke)

VHC Thendara Electra with Joanmas (Mrs J A Gilbert)

Post Graduate Bitch

Entries: 15 Absentees: 2

1ST Glenvarna Santa Barbara (Mr K & Mrs E Swainston)

Pleasing for overall make and shape with balanced, and refined, feminine head with typical eye shape and placement, clean neck with clean withers and firm top-line which she held well on the move, ample depth of body, clean limbed, pleasing slope of croup with well set and carried tail.

2ND Bluesprings Sunday Girl (Mr M J & Mrs L C Williamson)

Pleases for type, quality and general make and shape, clean head with good balance of skull to muzzle, strong neck and ample ribbing, active mover, preferred the feet and presentation of the winner

3RD Gwendariff A Gee An Tee for Me with Dazycutter (Ms J Turner)

Typical head, eye and expression, clean neck, pleasing rib-cage, somewhat longer cast than those placed above her and moving a little too close behind.

RES Quensha Family Portrait for Teleri (Mrs P A M Catling)

VHC Lanstara Scarlet Ribbons for Pennybourne (Miss G Millington)

Mid Limit Bitch

Entries: 17 Absentees: 4

1ST Forfarian Soo Lush JW (Mrs S & Misses N & J Sturrock)

Very pleasing for make and shape with pleasing head qualities, has sufficient balance of front and rear assemblies to ensure that she moves on an impressive, even, ground covering stride, correct coat, which was free of wave, well set and carried tail, well placed hocks with impressive rear drive.

2ND Gwendariff Hot Ticket JW (Miss L Bougen)

Pleases for overall breed type and quality, appeals in head, eye and expression, feminine in build with sufficient bone and substance, clean limbed, active mover and close up to winner.

3RD Balintyne Let It Be Me JW (Mr D J & Mrs G Bell & Barker-Bell)

Really nice type and quality, well put together, good depth of body with pleasing rib, strong loin and pleasing coupling, pleasing symmetry on the stack but not putting quite as much effort into her movement as those placed above her on the day.

RES Gwendariff Its Numero Uno at Bonhomie JW (Mrs S E Edwards)

VHC Blazing Bronze Eye Candy (Imp Nl) (Mrs D & Mr W Bridgwater)

Limit Bitch

Entries: 11 Absentees: 1

1ST Delsanto Miss Freya (Mrs D.E Mcdonald)

Headed a competitive class of quality females. Very much the style and pattern that the successful breeders of yesteryear aimed to achieve. Really nice in head, eye and expression, very pleasing symmetry and balance of outline, correct amount of rib, well coupled and good balance of front and rear assemblies, moved with purpose on a steady and efficient gait.

2ND Braidmount Lady in Waiting JW (Ms M & Mr W Hunter & Brown)

A great deal to like and appreciate about her, delightful head , eye and expression, good flow of neck with clean withers and firm top-line, strong loin and well coupled together, shapely quarters , pleasing tail set, pleases on the move, close up to winner.

3RD Gwendariff Lily The Pink (Miss L Bougen)

Another one that pleases the eye, well put together with ample depth and strength of body, good length of leg, pleasing shoulder placement, pleasing symmetry of shape with desired outline for the breed, carried herself well on the move.

RES Riverbrue Cloudburst over Strathmead (Mrs J & Miss H Frampton & Piggin)

VHC Tiroen to The Moon and Back (Mr N S & Mrs R E Cox)

Open Bitch

Entries: 12 Absentees: 2

1ST Gwendariff Come Fly with Me (Mrs D Stewart- Ritchie)

CC & BOB, a real pleasure to judge this beautiful example of the breed, classical head, eye and expression, totally feminine in build and demeanour, near perfect symmetry and flow of outline, ample fill and width of fore-chest, most pleasing lay of shoulder with the desired length and return of upper arm, ample ribbing and nicely coupled with just the right slope of croup and the desired tail set and carriage, super coat colour, condition, and texture, well-made quarters with well-toned and developed muscle, excellent hock placement, stands perfectly over her ground and moves with style, panache and precision displaying a most efficient, ground covering stride. Pleased to see her pushing in the group where she made a very strong challenge and finished in second place

2ND Sh Ch Teleri Indian Summer (ai) JW (Mrs P A M Catling)

Res CC, also very beautiful and oozing breed type and quality, most pleasing head properties, perfect eye shape, colour and placement, has the essential raciness and symmetry that epitomises the breed, in grand form and condition and moving with style and enthusiasm, most worthy of this placing in a very competitive class.

3RD Sh Ch Riverbrue Gloriana (Mr B A Crocker)

Not quite as appealing in outline and symmetry as those placed above her, pleases in head, eye and expression, ample bone, and substance, pleasing ribcage and coupling, well filled fore-chest, pleasing lay of shoulder, well set and caried tail, steady mover.

RES Sh Ch Quensha Tumble and Twirl JW (Mr R P, Mr A C & Mrs A H Morgan Bott, Allen & Morgan)

VHC Rappatty Star Light over Alolfrana JW ShCM (Miss O P Danks-Kemish)

Special Working Gundog Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1ST Cz Ch All Rights Reserved Redweed (Mr R & Ms M Brauner & Braunerova)

Very workmanlike style and appearance, typical in head, eye and expression, good coat of desired length and texture, ample feathering, good balance of front and rear assemblies, pleasing tail set and carriage, showed the stamina and efficiency on the move that enables her to seek out and scent game.

2ND Gwendeavour's Ari Piper (Ms H & Ms K Nitzsche & Buehrmann)

Excellent working qualities with complete absence of the exaggerations and constructional problems that were sometimes present in the earlier classes, ideal size for a working setter, agile and athletic in appearance, giving a good account of herself on the move.

Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bitch

Entries: 6 Absentees: 1

1ST Riverbrue Be Here Now (Mrs D G Heppell)

Feminine build and appearance with pleasing balance of skull and muzzle, typical eye and expression, ample strength, and depth of body with good length and expanse of rib, a little slack in top-line but nonetheless an easy winner in this class.

2ND Sandstream Welcome Breeze JW ShCM (Miss S Waterton)

Typical example of the breed and in good fettle at 8 years of age, ample bone and substance, pleasing symmetry of build and outline, not putting as much into her movement as the winner on the day.

3RD Kerryfair Special Diamond (Mr D & Mrs J Fox)

Nice overall pattern and style, pleasing symmetry and flow of outline, quality head with pleasing eye and expression, would have preferred a little more length of rib to complete the overall picture.

RES Zakhan’s Dream Believer (Mrs J C Rorke)