• Show Date: 15/07/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Hilary Cook Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 09/08/2023

National Working & Pastoral Breeds Society

Breed: Mastiff

National Working & Pastoral Breeds Saturday, 15th July 2023

Breed MASTIFF   Judge Mrs Hilary Cook (Rotherco)

A lovely warm welcome from the Honorable Secretary, Committee, Jan in the kitchen and my two excellent stewards, for making my day judging, my breed a real pleasure and all the exhibitor and their dogs.

Best of Breed, Dog C.C. Mrs S. Burgoine. Hallberd Finbar.

Reserve Dog C.C. Mr C. Hazlewood. Craiglestone Sir Ruckass.

Best Bitch C.C. Miss J. Bowdery. Morganlefay’s Iron Maiden.

Reserve Bitch C.C. Mr M. Clark. Hallbred Doris.

Best Puppy. Mr & Mrs Clarke. Askuwheteau Elka.

Best Special Beginner  Ms C. Symonds. Brianna Marie Dream of Beauty at MorRioghain.


1st Mr C. Hazlewoods. Sir Wilfred. Brindle, pleasing head with lovely tight dark eye, good mouth and bite, nice thin ears, move ok.

2nd Mr & Mrs Clarkes, Askuwheteau Eirk. Light brindle of just 6 months. Nice head shape but showing haw, needs to grow into his head. Well covered body and moved well.


1st  Miss J. Chambers  Elljayart The Great Master of Gigantiffz Lovely young fawn with a good coat. Head square from all angles with dark eye, Deep in chest and nicely covered body. Tail down to hock. Moved well.


1st Mr C. Hazlewoods, Sir Ruckass. Dark brindle, smaller than my best in breed but a lot to offer with time on his side. Clean head with the tightest of dark eyes. Good bite. Long neck onto well placed shoulders. Enough body with tale down to hock. Covered the ground well. R.C.C.

2nd Mrs V. Millers Hallbred Dennis the Menace of Brindaree. Another nice dark brindle, A little unsettled today but managed to get my hands on him. Lovely head and dark eye, enough bone and tight feet, moved ok.


1st  Mrs S. Burgoine. Hallbred Finbar. This dog caught my eye as he entered the ring and didnt let me down as I went over him. Big dark brindle very impressive. Super head with tight dark eye. Darkest of pigment. Correct ear set. Excellent bone. Long body with tale down to hock. Stood square on good legs with well developed second thigh. Tight feet with black toe nails. Moved with drive, keeping his top line with tale down . Sound mover. C.C. Best of Breed.


1st  Mr & Mrs Andrews, CH Cyberus Diesel. Mature brindle with huge head. Nice deep chest and long in body. Covered the ground easily.

2nd Mr & Mrs Coulman-Holes UK,Swiss,Lux,Ir CH, Cyberus it’s All About Bertie For Womlu Cw22 An Ch 22 Cen W Jt Cent Ch, Tall fawn dog of nice size, Pleasing head with dark muzzle and good mouth, long neck onto nice shaped body. Moved one to one with handler.

3rd Mr & Mrs Coulman-Holes Incanto Del Fracasso for Womlu Jr, UK/Lux/Irish/Swiss.

Special Beginners Dog/Bitch

1st Ms C. Symonds  Brianna Marie Dream of Beauty at Morrioghain. Small brindle bitch, pleasing head and body. Happy to be shown and moved well for handler.

2nd Mr & Mrs Crumps Askuwheteau Eva {ATC N/A}Sweet young puppy of only 6 month. Light brindle. Nice head and stop on muzzle. Well covered body and moved well with her handlers.

Veteran Dog/Bitch   No Entries

Puppy Bitch

1st Mr & Mrs Clarkes Askuwheteau Elka. A well covered fawn bitch of only 6 months. Nice head shape with dark muzzle and good bite. Tale down to hock, moved well with owner. B.P.

2nd Mis J. Bowderys Morganlefay Sentinelese Another nice fawn of 7 months. Not as well covered as 1 but as time on her side. Excellent pigment. Flat skull on a clean head. Long neck onto well laid shoulders. Good angulation. All black toe nails. Covered the ground well.

3rd   Mr M. Clarkes  Hallbred Georgia.

Junior Bitch

1st Mr & Mrs Rowleys  Wiggenhalls Isabella. Well put together brindle bitch of quality at only 17 months. Lovely head shape at all angles. Dark eye with good stop. Nicely covered body and tail down to hock. Tight feet. Good mover. This one I will be watching.

Post Grad Bitch

1st  Ms C. Symonds Brianna Marie Dreams of Beauty at Morrioghain.

Limit Bitch

1st Mr M. Clarks Hallbred Doris Big brindle bitch of out standing quality. Nice feminine head, dark eye and good stop. Nice bite. Correct ear set and best pigment. Strong neck onto good lay of shoulders and a well covered body. Tight feet with all black nails. Covered the ground ok. R.C.C

Open Bitch

1st Miss J. Bowderys Morganlefay’s Iron Maiden. Happy dark brindle bitch, full of life. Lovely clean head, square in all angles. Dark eye with good stop. Thin ears correctly set. Long neck onto good strong shoulders and enough body. Good angulation and tight feet with all black nails. After her handlers got her settle down her movement was foot perfect. C.C. Best Bitch

2nd Mr & Mrs Andrews Cyberus Una. Fawn bitch of good size. Head was a little too wrinkled for me. Well covered body and moved well with handler.