- Show Date: 27/02/2022
- Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
- Judged by: Becky Johnson Contact Judge
- Published Date: 28/07/2023
Billingham Synthonia Canine Society
1st Maskell & Rayner: Enjager Harmony With Brownbank. Super young bitch with excellent overall balance. Has a good breed outline and the look of aristocracy about her. Well shaped head with clean cheeks. Good length of neck leading into well laid shoulders and corresponding return of upper arm. Well ribbed back. Strong hindquarters with hocks parallel to the group. Moved on a good ground covering stride. BOB, BP & delighted to see her win PG3.
2nd Murray: Mabanika Just Good Friends. Similar make and shape to the winner. Just preferred the winner’s eye and expression. Clean neck. Not quite the front assembly of the winner and feet not as tight. Moved well on a good stride.
3rd Thorne: Mabanika A Team
Post Graduate (4)
1st Balmer: Mabanika Omega. Good overall balance. Well shaped head with neck flowing seamlessly into well laid shoulders. Good through ribcage. Strongly made hindquarters. Moved out well.
2nd Mabanika A Team. Well balanced. Slightly plain in head. Level topline. Well ribbed back. Excellent bone and feet. Moved strongly.
3rd Robson: Robricci Aramis
1st Hostler: Kalimor Daisy. Well balanced all through. Excellent head and aristocratic expression. Clean neck leading to well laid shoulder and return of upper arm. Enough depth of chest. Little longer in loin that my idea. Well angulated hindquarters. Her movement in profile demonstrated a good length of stride - just a little untidy coming in.
2nd Mabinika Omega
American Cocker Spaniel
Post Graduate (1)
1st Morris: Mycalleys China Doll. Good overall balance. Head of well proportioned with deep stop. Arched neck leading to well laid shoulder. Big ribcage and sloping topline. Well angular hindquarters. Moved with drive.
1st Steel & Jefferson: Mycalley’s Moondust Over Sharnamber. Excellent balance all through presenting a good breed outline. Head well shaped with deep stop and correct ear set. Strong neck flowing into well laid shoulder blades and corresponding return of upper arm. Correct topline with big ribcage and short loin. Well made hindquarters. Moved with reach and drive. BOB.
2nd Morris: Churchill Moser Dog At Mycalley’s (Imp). Good overall balance. Head well shaped with deep stop. Not as big in ribcage as the winner. Well made hindquarters. Moved with good length of stride.
Puppy (4, 1)
1st Horner: Stineval Lambert. I thought this puppy was very smart indeed. I could imagine him quite easily doing the job for which he was bred. Excellent overall balance. His head is of the correct proportions - with moderate width of skull and short muzzle. Clean neck leading to correct forehand construction. Correct handspan behind the withers and well ribbed back. Narrow through his body leading to moderately angulated hindquarters. Good bone with small neat feet. Coat is harsh and dense with good undercoat. Moved around the ring with purpose. BOB, G1 and PG1.
2nd Gill: Lairehope New Beginning for Tyneaster. Good overall balance. Head of correct proportions. Well ribbed back. Needs to settle on the move.
3rd McNicholas: Micustins Little Owl
Junior (2, 1)
1st Atkinson: Raedwulf Mata Hari. Good overall balance. Head of correct proportions with strong short muzzle. Correct length of neck leading to well laid shoulder and narrow body. Would prefer a little more moderation in hindquarter angulation. Neat feet. Moved well on good stride. Coat excellent texture.
Post Graduate (7, 3)
1st McNicholas: Micusstins Little Tiger. Well balanced all through with narrow body and well ribbed back. Head of correct proportions. Topline could be more firm. Excellent coat texture. Moved on good stride.
2nd Singh: Raedwulf Alchemy At Vandamere JW. Very smart with excellent head. Would like more length of ribcage. Coat well presented but appears to lack undercoat. Not as tidy in rear movement as winner.
3rd Dixon: Otterpaws Red Red Wine
Open (4, 2)
1st Atkinson: Goldenmill Houdini At Raedwulf. Another very smart dog who pressed hard for top honours. Excellent overall balance with correct head proportions and moderate breadth of skull. Moderate neck leading to well laid shoulder and narrow body. Well ribbed back. Correct amount of bone. Small feet. Good coat with correct undercoat. In the challenge I just felt that the puppy winner put a little more effort in but a quality dog nonetheless.
2nd Lorraine & Thomas: Ralinero Second Time Around ShCM. Another smart dog presenting good breed outline. Correct head proportions. Well ribbed back. Just not as positive on the move as winner.
West Highland White Terrier
1st Bell: Maxmadagh Madness of Muse. Very much at the “in between” stage but still well balanced. Well shaped head with eyes wide apart. Long neck leading to well laid shoulder. Short body with good ribcage. Well turned stifles with hocks well bent. Moved out on a good stride. BOB. BP.
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Open (4, 2)
1st Hall: Geordiestaff Nee Botha. I was very taken with this young bitch. She is very nicely made with no sign of coarseness. Good breath of skull and well pronounced cheeks. Short in fore face with well defined stop. Muscular neck with well laid shoulders and front legs wide apart. Deep in brisket with well sprung rib and short loin. Well turned stifles and neat feet. Moved out soundly and well. BOB & G4. (delighted to hear that her wins today gave her the final point for her JW).
2nd Hall: Georgiestaff Luv Bobbiedog. At 10 years old her looks belie her years. Good overall outline. Head of correct proportions. A little down on her pasterns as to be expected at her age. Well ribbed with short loin and strong hindquarters. Moved steadily on an even stride.
1st Batey: Contilly On A Roll. Good overall balance with wedge shaped head and good width between the ears. Strong neck leading to well laid shoulder. Compact in body with short loin and well turned stifles. Excellent coat texture. Moved out well. BOB, BP and PG4.
Open (3, 2)
1st Dodds: Droverlaw Messie Bessie. Very workmanlike all through. Head of good breadth with ears well carried. Strong neck leading to good lay of shoulder and corresponding length of upper arm. Deep rib with elbows close to brisket. Strong hindquarters with good hock set. Very dense coat. Moved with purpose. BOB
1st McNally: Conekesheved Too Shy. A very smart puppy who I liked very much. Excellent well balanced outline. Narrow head of good depth. Long neck. Narrow in body with flat ribcage. Good arch over the loin and correct depth in chest. Long from hip to hock with hocks square to the ground. In excellent coat and condition. Moved with a light and springy stride. BOB, BP, G2 and PG2.
2nd Ross & Cregan: Mactufts Nanny McPhee. Good overall balance. Pleasing head and outline. Not the flowing lines of the winner. Moved well - handler just needs to gain confidence to get the best out of this puppy.
Open (5, 2)
1st Conekesheved Too Shy
2nd Scott: L’End Show Melody Maker. Sire of the winner. Excellent overall balance. Head narrow and of good depth. Clean neck leading to correct forehand construction. Flowing lines throughout with correct rise over the loin. On the move he was good in profile but tending to crab fore and aft which ultimately cost him top spot. In excellent coat and condition.
3rd Ross & Cregan Major Tufts and Mactufts
1st Lui: Eblanahalls Honeytrap JW. Lovely bitch who is well balanced and compact. Head of good length with flat skull. Slightly arched neck leading to well laid back shoulder. Well sprung rib with short loin. Excels in hindquarters with good turn of stifle. Moved with great drive. In excellent coat and condition. BOB
2nd Lui: Eblanahalls Golden Limerence. Just over 12 months she was giving a lot away in age. Well balanced all through. Good head properties. Strong neck leading to well laid shoulders and compact body. Not quite the hindquarter angulation of the winner and her coat needs to come on but very promising none the less.
3rd Macgregor: Kirtonhill A Touch of Snow
Jack Russell Terrier
1st Clayton: Northdrum Happy Feet. Very smart puppy displaying a good outline. Well shaped head leading to well laid shoulders, Good depth of body and well ribbed back. Strong in hindquarters with moderately bent stifles. Moved with purpose. BP and PG3
2nd Copping & Winnard: Alice’s Dream At Rutaaro. Longer in body and shorter in leg than my winner. Well shaped head - needs a little more strength in muzzle. Well ribbed back. Strong hindquarters. When settled moved on a good stride.
Open (4, 1)
1st Clayton: Kabu Wonderful Wispa At Northdrum. Very well balanced all through. Typical head. Clean neck leading to well laid shoulder and corresponding length of upper arm. Level topline. Well ribbed back. Strong, muscular hindquarters with hocks straight and square to the ground. Moved on a very purposeful and ground covering stride. BOB and G3
2nd Clayton: Pantycelyn Jadore At Northdrum. Another dog of good overall quality. Typical head. Not quite the forehand construction as the winner. Well ribbed back. Well made hindquarters. Moved soundly on a good stride.
3rd McFarlane: Kabu Take It To the Max
1st Ashton: Knowlelion Clover Leaf with Kitesprite (Airedale). Good overall balance. Head of good length with smooth cheeks. Strong slightly arched neck. Good depth of chest. Well ribbed back with level topline and moderately angulated hindquarters. Would like a little more animation on the move. Coat of good texture.
Post Graduate (2,2)
1 Border Terrier
2 Bedlington Terrier
3 Jack Russell Terrier
4 Staffordshire Bull Terrier
1 Border Terrier
2 Bedlington Terrier
3 Jack Russell Terrier
4 Norwich Terrier
Puppy (5, 3)
1st Contilly On A Roll
2nd Mactufts Nanny McPhee
Junior (8, 3)
1st Geordiestaff Nee Botha
2nd Raedwulf Mata Hari JW
3rd Eblanahalls Golden Limerance
Post Graduate (10, 4)
1st Geordiestaff Nee Botha
2nd Raedwulf Alchemy at Vandamere JW
3rd Eblanahalls Golden Limerence
Open (4, 2)
1st Goldenhill Houdini at Raedwulf
2nd Major Tufts at MacTufts
Veteran (6, 3)
1st Atkinson: Tyneaster Special Agent at Raedwulf. Excellent overall balance. True head of correct proportions. Clean neck. Well ribbed back with narrow body and unexaggerated hindquarters. In excellent coat and condition. Good bone and feet. Moved on a good, positive stride.
2nd Lui: Thistlebe Them There Eyes at Eblanahalls ShCM SHCex. Another lovely bitch who pushed the winner all the way. Compact in body showing great strength. Head typical with flat skull and strong neck. Well laid shoulder. Well sprung rib with short loin and correctly angulated hindquarters. Moved out well.
3rd Ralenior Second Time Around ShCM
1st Stieval Lambert (Border Terrier)
2nd Jackson: Iolanda Di Cascina Croce at Solwaypoint (Bracco). A truly lovely Bracco puppy demonstrating the correct shape for the breed. Head is narrow with lean cheeks and well pronounced occiput. Neck of moderate length leading to correct forehand angulation. Moderately short neck leading to well laid shoulder. Correct spring of rib. Strongly made hindquarters. Good ground covering movement.
3rd Cox: Cushatlaw Athena (GSP)
1st Titanbears Vainglorious (Newfoundland). Well balanced all through and very true to type. Head shows great strength. Strong neck leading to well laid shoulder. Elbows close to ribcage. Level topline and powerful hindquarters with hocks parallel to the ground. In excellent coat and a condition and handled to advantage.
2nd Valger Symphony (GSP). Good overall balance showing true characteristics of the breed in that she is short backed and stands over a lot of ground. Head of one piece with clean neck leading to well laid shoulders. Well ribbed back with short loin and well made hindquarters. Moved well both fore and aft and in profile.
3rd Gasiann Ate (GSD)
Post Graduate (29)
1st Dollydash Never Enough (WHD). I liked this dog very much. Good overall balance. Conical head with well placed ears. Strong neck leading to well laid shoulder and corresponding length of upper arm. Plenty of ground clearance when viewed in profile. Level topline with ribs well set back. Strong hindquarters with well placed hocks. Excellent coat and condition. Really powered along on the move.
2nd Merlin Do Casal Dos Choupos (Basset Fauve). Well balanced all through. Head of correct proportions. Good in forehand assembly. Well ribbed back leading to strong loin and well made hindquarters. Couldn’t quite match the movement of winner but worthy of second place
3rd Ruebedu Sheik Yerbouti (Dalmatian)
1st Msingi All About Me of Cynami JW (Rhodesian Ridgeback). Excellent overall balance and very true to type. Head of good length with flat skull. Good length of neck with well sloped shoulders and corresponding length of upper arm. Rib of good length and depth. Well made hindquarters with good width of second thigh. Moved well both fore and aft and in profile.
2nd Karlejay Gump They Live In Yu (GWP). Another dog that caught my eye on the first walk round. Very well made all through. Powerfully built all through. Head is well proportioned with good breadth of skull and moderate stop. Excels in forehand construction with elbows close to the body. Well ribbed back. Strong, well muscled hindquarters with hocks parallel to the ground. Excellent coat texture. Moved with good length of stride.
3rd Adebankes King Kole (Basenji)