• Show Date: 30/09/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Ray Strudwick Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/10/2023

Scottish Kennel Club

Breed: Gundog Group
The Scottish Kennel Club 2023 (October Show) Gundog Group Hugh thanks to officers and committee for entrusting me the honour of judging the Gundog Group at this excellently well run show. From a high quantity competitive group I selected the following for further consideration. Am Cocker. English Setter, GSP, Irish Setter, It Spinone, Labrador, Pointer and the Weimaraner. Group 1 Thirlwell & Malik’s - Sh Ch Sharnphilly Santa Rosa - Pointer (Bitch) Loved this beautiful balanced female who just oozes quality and type, she has a lovely feminine head with the correct proportions, lengthy muscular neck, straight forelegs, well sprung ribs, is short coupled, has strong well muscled quarters with excellent angulation, she just flowed round the ring with parallel ground covering movement. Group 2 Loakes - Sh Ch Goldbirch Wings Of Desire JW,ShCEx,Sh.CM - English Setter (Bitch) This 7 year old quality female just oozes type, she has the most loveliest of feminine heads and expression, just loved her overall balance and confirmation, looking the complete picture on the move with her accurate flowing free movement, shown in excellent coat and condition and groomed to perfection. Group 3 Nelson & Bryant’s - Sh Ch Nasailleen Bye Felicia - American Cocker (Bitch) Beautiful headed female with the most lovely feminine chiselled head, strong muscular neck into well sloping shoulders, straightest of forelegs, strong topline, short coupled, neat hocks, just loved her effortless ground covering movement, she was presented and handled to perfection, such great quality. Group 4 Simpson’s - Ch Sireva Emeyefive JW - Weimaraner - (Dog Such a well constructed very sound quality male, I loved his typical well proportioned head set on he’s muscular neck, he has correct angulation both fore and aft with a good depth of chest and strong well developed quarters, he’s true ground covering movement with excellent drive was a pleasure to watch. Ray Strudwick (Judge)