• Show Date: 09/03/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Ron James Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 24/11/2023


Breed: Weimaraner

Veteran Dog

Entries: 6 Absentees: 3

1 - Sh Ch Gunalt Academy of Raystans JW ShCM (Rayner & Maskell), BV, worthy champion of good breed type, masculine build and demeanour, well laid shoulder and adequate return of upper arm, masculine head with good eye and expression, moved effortlessly on a free and easy gait.

2 - Cie/Cib/Dut Ch/Bel Sh Ch/Lux Ch/VDH Ger Ch Whitecross Monty (Torenstra), 10 years old, of good type and quality, pleasing overall symmetry and proportions, typical head, eye and expression, coat not at its best nor quite as impressive on the move as the winner.

Minor Puppy Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1 - Harelferg Wise (Charlish), promising youngster coming up to 8 months of age, typical overall pattern with pleasing head properties, good balance of front and rear assemblies, good length, and expanse of rib, short coupled, a little unsettled on the move.

2 - Sabsky Brno at Nikostratus (Henderson), pleasing head, eye, and expression, fair colour, tended to stand loose in elbow with a roached topline and was very unsettled on the move.

Puppy Dog

Entries: 4 Absentees: 1

1 - Silberliss Peckham Pouncer (Suett), pleasing quality and style, typical in outline and proportions, fair balance of construction, balanced head proportions, good eye and expression, well-muscled quarters and moved on a steady balanced gait.

2 - Silberliss Bombadier (Osborne-Fardon), pleases for shoulder placement, rib cage, underline, angle of croup and tail set, settled on the move, not quite the appeal of winner in head properties.

3 - Pipwell Hay Jude (Hesford, Campbell, and Timmins), promising youngster of pleasing type and colour, was constantly baited by the handler which constrained the making of a detailed assessment of his qualities and action.

Junior Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 0i

1 - Desjiem Billy Don’t Be A Hero (Brown & Filby), pleasing head properties, typical outline and proportions, good length of rib, pleasing gait, needs time to mature and fulfil his potential, should finish well in full maturity.

2 - S Bombadier

3 - Gunalt Schweppes at Caleydene (Isherwood), presented a pleasing picture on the stack but not as settled or pleasing on the move of those placed above him.

Yearling Dog

Entries: 8 Absentees: 0

1 - D Billy Don’t Be A Hero

2 - Gunalt Roku (Arnold), pleasing head properties, good flow of neck and topline into well set croup with pleasing tail set, not as pleasing in forehand construction as winner nor quite the same easy and accurate gait.

3 - Gunalt Mcqueen (Longbottom), masculine dog with pleasing head properties, pleasing depth and strength of body, rear action not as co-ordinated as those placed above him.

Post Graduate Dog

Entries: 11 Absentees: 3

1 - D Billy Don’t Be A Hero

2 - Ashstern Delphinius (Spavins & Chevalier), outgoing in temperament, typical head, eye and expression, pleasing symmetry of outline and height to length ratio, just not as settled on the move as the winner.

3 - Gunalt Interviews at Nothfantasma (Beckley), upstanding and masculine in appearance, ample bone and substance, good coat texture, not moving at his best nor as appealing in head properties as those placed above him.

Limit Dog

Entries: 8 Absentees: 1

1 - Braefell Dragonfly (Hunter), masculine exhibit with a workmanlike build and appearance, balanced head proportions, pleasing eye and expression, well laid shoulder with elbows set well under body, deep brisket with ample ribcage, strong loin and well coupled, well developed quarters, correct tail set and slope of croup, moved with power and purpose.

2 - Silberliss Excalibur for Astrazone (Hartley & Myers), not quite the presence of winner, balanced proportions, with a typical outline and body proportions, appeals in head, eye, and expression, not quite the style and power of the winner on the move.

3 - Skilaki Move On Up to Bifonda JW (Snaith), typical pattern and style, balanced head properties, pleasing colour, and coat texture, makes the best of himself on the move, just preferred the eye and expression of winner.

Open Dog

Entries: 13 Absentees: 2

1 - Sh Ch Gunalt Hendricks (Alcorn & Ingram), CC, immaculately presented and handled exhibit with undeniable presence, masculine in build and demeanour, broad back-skull with tapered muzzle, strong underjaw and clean neck, ample rib and strong loin, coat of good texture, was gaited at a steady controlled pace but couldn’t match the light, efficient, and seemingly tireless ground covering equally balanced strides of the winning female.

2 - Sh Ch Gunalt Undeniable at Joneva JW (Evans & Pavey), Res CC, very typey dog with the preferred silver-grey coat colour and a metallic sheen, well balanced quality headpiece with good eye shape and placement, well-shaped and set eye with a gentle expression, strong and powerful body of desired proportions and symmetry, ample rib-cage, pleasing tail set and slope of croup, looked a strong challenger on the stack but failed to give of his best on the move.

3 - Braefell Goshawk JW (Mutlow) Quality exhibit with many pleasing attributes who certainly impressed on the move but not quite the overall finish and presence of those placed above him.

Field Trial Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 1

None present.

Special Working Gundog Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1 - Cie/Dut Ch/CZ Ch/Lux Ch Pride of Whitecross Du Tango Des Neiges Éternelles Dut Youth Ch (Torenstra), up to size, somewhat rangy in appearance, masculine demeanour, pleasing head, top-line, and ribbing, in hard condition and steady on the move.

Good Citizen Dog Scheme Dog

Entries: 5 Absentees: 3

1 - Greyspirit Kept Me Waiting (Jamieson), outgoing in temperament, typical head, eye, and expression, pleasing coat colour and texture, would have preferred a better lay of shoulder, didn’t really settle on the move.

2 - Amorous Archie (Rowles), pleasing size and proportions, typical head, eye, and expression, to roach topline, and unsettled on the move.

Veteran Bitch

Entries: 8 Absentees: 0

1 - Greyspirit Purdue JW ShCM ShCEx Cjw17 Cw22 (Maclaine & Dickson), quality example of the breed, pleasing head shape and proportions with just the right amount of refinement, strong underjaw, good flow and symmetry of outline, correct proportions, strong and powerful in body without being overdone, looked the part on the move.

2 - Int Sh Ch/Nl/Lux Ch Silvestre Last Tango with Silberliss JW (Suett), not quite the bloom and condition of the winner but nonetheless worthy of her place in this competitive class, balanced construction and correct gait, good flow of neck and top line, strong and well-muscled quarters.

3 - Koolkatz Affection of Longlox (Drewery), well-constructed with a balanced outline and pleasing body shape, used herself well on the move.

Minor Puppy Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1 - Time to Play Clementine Rivertone (Imp Fr) (Phillips), quality youngster with a pleasing shape and outline, outgoing in temperament, ample rib cage, please slop of croup and well-set tail, a little excitable on move.

2 - Silverkelvin Callisto (White & Scougall), Pleasing colour and coat texture, typical head properties, ample ribbing, ample bone, and tidy feet, needs time to finish in body and strengthen in movement.

Puppy Bitch

Entries: 7 Absentees: 0

1 - Pipwell Penny Lane (Hesford & Campbell), BP, really smashing prospect, loved her refined and feminine head, body proportions and symmetry of outline, super colour, pleasing depth, and strength of body, rather playful on the move and just needing a little more experience and schooling to hit the high spots.

2 - S Callisto

3 - Silberliss Saucy Mare (Suett), pleasing coat and colour, appeals in head with good expression and ear placement, typical body proportions, very unsettled on the move which precluded a more detailed assessment of gait.

Junior Bitch

Entries: 7 Absentees 1:

1 - Hollieseast Chanel Chic (Anderson), quality exhibit of excellent breed type with the required symmetry of outline and proportions, copybook head of correct proportions with gentle expression, pleasure to watch with a tireless and active gait giving the required impression of power and stamina.

2 - D’argento Love Veni Vidi Vici Gib Jch (Diaz Lavado), very stylish and appealing with much to like about her, was unlucky to meet the winner who just had the edge in outline, coat colour and movement.

3 - Schonhund Show Mia Star at Lustamusk (Cain), apologies but no notes were taken for this exhibit.

Yearling Bitch

Entries: 12 Absentees 1:

1 - Enjager Harmony with Brownbank JW (Maskell, Rayner, & Maskell), looked a picture on the stack with a typical head, pleasing symmetry of outline, correctly proportioned body, impressive profile gait but going a little wide when viewed from behind.

2 - Kalimor Dottie JW (Morris & Randall), not as mature as winner but full of quality with many desirable breed characteristics and a pleasing gait, should do well in full maturity.

3 - Sabsky Svratka JW (Pilatova), very typical in many respects but couldn’t match the symmetry of outline of those placed above her in this class.

Post Graduate Bitch

Entries: 10 Absentees: 1

1 - Rivertone under My Skin Farnfield (Stafford), presents with an overall typical outline and proportions, well balanced skull of good proportions, intelligent and expressive eye, good flow of neck and top-line, elbows set well under body, moved at a steady pace with a typical gait.

2 - Desjiem Dujardin (Brown & Filby), quality exhibit of pleasing type, balanced construction of front and rear assemblies, typical head, eye, and expression with well, placed ears of good shape and size, steady mover, not quite the finish of body of the winner.

3 - Wystry One Mint Julep (Davies & Brown), Typical outline and proportions, has the desired strength and depth of body, fair mover, not quite the appeal in head as those placed above her.

Limit Bitch

Entries: 18 Absentees: 2

1 - Greyspirit Hopes N Dreams JW (Maclaine & Dickson), well developed in body giving an impression, strength, power and stamina, refined head with pleasing balance and proportions, pleasing depth and width of fore-chest, rib cage of desired length and depth, firm top-line, strong loin, pleasing gait with ample reach and drive.

2 - Braefell Bumblebee (Sayer & Wallwork), stylish and impressive exhibit with much to like about her, ample depth and strength of body, form top-line which she held well on then move, just preferred the head planes and slightly more powerful rear action of the winner.

3 - Gunalt Wavelength (West), pleasing overall balance and style, with ample depth and strength of body, preferred the forehand and length of stride of those placed above her.

Open Bitch

Entries: 14 Absentees: 2

1 - Ir Sh Ch Callanbanks Dervlas Dream (Nugent), CC & BOB, Was my BOB winner at the IKC Centenary Show in October 2022 and simply could not be denied the highest accolades in today’s competition. Epitomises the breed standard is so many ways with her feminine build and demeanour, beautiful silver-grey colouring, excellent head with a true eye and expression, flowing symmetry of outline, breed typical construction and proportions, in excellent form and condition, looked a picture when stacked and was a pleasure to watch her move effortlessly on a perfectly balanced and seemingly effortless stride.

2 - Rivertone Head Above Water (Phillips), Res CC, unlucky to meet such an outstanding winner in this class, very pleasing type and quality with good balance of construction and elegance of outline, well-filled fore-chest of good depth, ample length and depth of rib, strong loin, firm and well-held topline, moved with ample length of stride with impressive rear drive.

3 - Sh Ch Kalimor Armani at Robricci JW (Robson), giving of her best, typical build and proportions, pleasing head properties, pleasing depth of body, pleasing forehand and rear quarters, worthy of her placing in this competitive class.

Field Trial Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 1

1- Up to Something Van De Weimeersbeek Bjch (Looverie), in firm condition with a workmanlike appearance, in hard condition, excellent muscle tone, super temperament, intelligent eye and expression, moderate angulation and steady movement.

Special Working Gundog Bitch

Entries: 5 Absentees: 0

1 - Int/Multi Ch The Story of Cameot's Guinevere Goes On (Rembges), pleasing overall pattern, in fit condition with a workmanlike appearance, intelligent expression, good muscle tone with a steady and active gait.

2 - K Affection of L (Ms J Drewery)

Good Citizen Dog Scheme Bitch

Entries: 4 Absentees: 1

1 - H Chanel Chic

2 - K Affection of L

3 - Sechendo Special Edition (Bannerman), typical build and construction, good temperament, ample bone, steady mover.