- Show Date: 08/06/2023
- Show Type: Championship Show
- Judged by: Becky Johnson Contact Judge
- Published Date: 28/07/2023
Three Counties Agricultural Society
Junior Dog (1)
1ST Goldenacre Jubilee Lord of Leonardston (Mr D J & Mrs A C Smith). . IWS. Impressive youngster displaying good outline and overalll balance. Head of good shape with high domed skull. Well laid shoulder and corresponding return of upper arm. Well barrelled ribcage. Short loin. Strong hindquarters - long from hip to hock with hocks low tot he ground. Excellent coat texture. Moved on a good stride demonstrating a good roll. RBD
Open Dog (1)
1ST Crumbledor Albus Dumbledor at Rydonmist (Miss D Beecham). Sussex Spaniel. First judged him as a junior 18 month ago and thought he had bags of potential then. He has not let me down! Still needs a little more time to come to his absolute best. Well balanced all through. Head well defined with deep stop and slightly curved skull. Strong thick neck leading into well laid shoulder and return of upper arm. Long ribcage. No sign of any “wastiness” when viewed from above. Powerful hindquarters. Coat in excellent condition with the requisite golden tips. Moved on a steady stride correct for the breed. BD & BOS.
Post Graduate Bitch (3,1)
1ST Meggamooch Xanadu at Rydonmist (Miss D Beecham). Sussex Spaniel. Very well balanced all through. Head well shaped with good stop and strong jaw. Strong slightly arched neck leading into good lay of shoulder. Chest of correct depth for age. Carrying a little too much weight. Well ribbed back. Strong hindquarters with well turned stifles. Excellent coat and condition. Moved at one with handler on a good stride. RBB
2ND Prytaneion Atropos (Miss M Keys). Sussex Spaniel. Not the finish of the winner nor the overall balance. Lovely head with well defined stop and slightly rounded skull. Scores in forehand construction with well laid shoulder and return of upper arm. Little slack in pasterns at the moment. Good length of ribcage and well made hindquarters with strong parallel hocks. Excellent coat and condition. Moved steadily.
Open Bitch (3,1)
1ST Sh Ch Stanegate Stage Debut (ai) (Mrs L A & Mr P Bradley). IWS. Beautiful bitch who is so well balanced all through displaying correct breed outline. Head well shaped with high dome and strong muzzle. Good length of neck leading into exemplary lay of shoulder and corresponding return of upper arm. Large well barrelled ribcage starting right behind the elbow to ensure that the correct roll was present when moving. Short coupled leading to strong hindquarters. Long from hip to hock with good angulation. Hocks low set and parallel when viewed from the rear. Excellent coat texture with dense ringlets throughout. Moved with great reach and drive. BB and BOB - delighted to see her shortlisted in the Gundog group.
2ND Oakmarsh Freedom (Miss K Watts). Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Well balanced. Head of good breadth with medium stop. Strong neck leading to well laid shoulder and corresponding return of upper arm. Good depth of chest. Little weak in back line. Strong hindquarters with good width of second thigh. Coat not at its best but has the desired texture. Moved on a good stride.
Veteran Bitch (1)
Entries: 1 Absentees: 0
1ST Sh Ch Oakmarsh Chestnut (Miss K Watts). Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Very well made all through with good breed type. Head of good shape with high set ears. Strong neck leading to well laid shoulder. Chest of good width and depth. Good spring and length of ribcage. Slight tuck up evident despite her having a full blown phantom! Excels in hindquarters with well turned stifles and good width of second thigh. Excellent bone and feet. Good coat texture. Moved out well with good drive. BV