• Show Date: 26/05/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Colin Woodward Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Bath Canine Society

Breed: Gundog Group, Special Beginners Group

Gundog Group

1 Miles Sh Ch Layways Van Winkle JW Hungarian Vizsla have judged and admired this quality male previously, a well balanced dog masculine head without coarseness, good dentition, clean clean muscular neck, firm topline, just the right amount of body condition and ribbing, lovely legs and feet, pasterns strong, muscular hindquarters, gleaming coat, excels on the move sound fore and aft with good foot fall and great confidence covering the ground well.

2 Nelson & Bryant Nasailleen Bye Felicia American Cocker Spaniel

Not a new one to me as recently judged in breed competition, a delightful bitch who has great ring presence, beautifully balanced head good brows and stop, clean neck, body compact with good depth and rib, & well ribbed up, super legs and feet, strong rear quarters giving power on the move, coat in clean well presented condition 

3 Hillier Sh Ch Coedcernyw Cocker Spaniel one from the top drawer who gave a good account of herself today, a super bitch who just can’t be overlooked, most appealing head with a lovely expression, ample neck flowing cleanly into her firm topline and good front angulation, well constructed front angulation, body deep & compact with good ribs, short well coupled loin, muscular quarters, neat hocks, super legs and feet, shown as always in excellent well presented coat and condition, sound steady mover taken at the right pace by her handler

4 Graham & Yarrow Sh Ch Bonapartist Pickpocket Brittany super quality male with lovely overall make and shape, good in head with the desired slightly rounded skull, nicely tapered muzzle, lovely soft expression, correct dentition, clean in neck, shoulders, strong neck & good shoulder angulation, very well balanced in body and hindquarters with moderate turn of stifle, straight front limbs stands in compact feet, firm topline, clean in outline, shown in clean well presented coat,moved soundly on a short stride.

Gundog Special Beginners Group

1 Henderson When I Was Your Man Black Lofty ShCEx (Imp Poland) Gordon Setter 3 years male of good type, deep masculine head with good stop, dark expressive eyes, clean lengthy neck flows into firm topline and good front assembly, strong well boned limbs on good well padded feet, very good coat & condition, good in outline, good tail action, sound mover.

2 Hughes Listerlo Mr Magoo Hungarian Vizsla pleasing head & expression, muscular neck into good shoulders & topline, straight well boned legs & neat feet, clean outline, muscular hindquarters, sound movement.

3 Grist Kasordon Firestarter Cocker Spaniel lovely type male of 4 years, well balanced head with good eye shape and expression, clean neck of good length, fine sloping shoulders, deep compact body with good ribbing, muscular hindquarters, well presented coat, angulation, moved soundly at a good pace.

4 Bambrook Winsleywood Waghorn At Ravoakar Labrador 3 years male with appealing in head & eye colour, good reach of neck & well placed shoulders firm topline balanced angulation front & rear good bone & feet, shown in good coat & good condition moved out well.