- Show Date: 11/10/2023
- Show Type: Championship Show
- Judged by: Martyn J Rees Contact Judge
- Published Date: 11/10/2023
Gundog Society Of Wales
My sincerest thanks to the Secretary, Officers and Committee for their invitation to Judge at this show today. Every appointment for me is a great honour. I was delighted with my entry.
As always, I must extend my deepest thanks and gratitude to all the exhibitors for affording me the privilege of Judging their dogs – I really did have a wonderful day Judging.
HUNGARIAN WIREHAIRED VIZSLA
1ST Mrs Z & Mr S Sauro & Gray, Zenzoes Romeo with Oakberrow: An extremely well balanced young male of just over 15 months of age; shown and presented well. Clean head with correct eye and ear. Correct, clean and complete dentition with scissor bite. Clean neck of moderate length. Good forehand assembly and width of chest. Well ribbed into well made hindquarters. Excellent bone and feet. Good density to coat. Moved accurately fore and aft. RESERVE BEST DOG
POST GRADUATE DOG
1ST Mrs Z & Mr S Sauro & Gray, Zenzoes Romeo with Oakberrow
1ST Mr P & Mrs C Guest, Ch Bardantop Banoffee: A beautifully balanced and presented male of just over 5 years of age. The very best of heads with commensurate expression correct, clean and complete dentition with scissor bite. Clean strong neck into very good forehand assembly and angulation, very good depth and width of chest, excellent bone all through, level topline, which was held firm on the move, strong, muscular hindquarters with very good width of second thigh and moderate bend of stifle; Excellent bone and feet with short nails. Good coat texture. Excels in quality muscletone all through. Moved well with good open side gait. BEST DOG & BEST OF BREED
1ST Mr W & Mrs S Newman, Lanokk Violeska: A well balanced and fit bitch of 8½ years of age who does not bely her age – in excellent overall condition and well muscled. Pleasing outline in profile, very good head and expression, correct, clean and complete dentition with scissor bite. Clean neck into good forehand assembly, deep chest loin of optimum length, moderately angulated and muscular hindquarters, second thigh evident, moved soundly. BEST VETERAN
1ST Mr L L Lewis, Enryb Lily The Pink: A very well presented and shown young bitch of 18 months of age – I really did like this bitch. Very good bone and musculature. Excellent head and expression with correct length of skull to muzzle. correct, clean and complete dentition with scissor bite. Clean neck leading to excellent forehand construction. Level topline, which was maintained whilst moving, good depth and width of chest. Very well ribbed back into strong loin, moderate and muscled hindquarters, parallel hocks, good quality bone all through, neat feet and short nails, moved soundly and accurately whenever asked. RESERVE BEST BITCH
2ND Mrs D S Smillie-Gray, Oakberrow M'lady Gin: A pleasing bitch of 2½ years of age. Presented showing good substance and good bone all through, Correct, clean and complete dentition with scissor bite. Her coat was well fitted and close back lacked a little in the harshness that I look for in this breed in particular. Clean neck into a good forehand assembly, deep chest and well ribbed, muscular hindquarters with moderate bend of stifle, neat feet, moved well and soundly.
1ST Mrs D S Smillie-Gray, Sh Ch Oakberrow Let The Fun Be Gin JW: A bitch of 5½ years of age, presented and shown well. I loved this bitch for her overall balance, free from exaggeration. Pleasing overall type, with good head, moderately broad and lively expression. Correct, clean and complete dentition with scissor bite. Clean well very muscled neck, well placed shoulder with corresponding return of upper arm, deep chest of good width, level back, her hindquarters were moderate in angulation, with good muscle tone and definite second thigh Tight neat feet, moved soundly and accurately. Harsh close fitting coat. BEST BITCH & BEST OPPOSITE SEX
Martyn J Rees (Judge)