- Show Date: 19/05/2023
- Show Type: Championship Show
- Judged by: Tony Allcock Contact Judge
- Published Date: 28/07/2023
Scottish Kennel Club
SKC Championship Show May 19-21st May
Best Veteran In Show
Eukanuba Puppy Stakes
Good Citizen Stakes
Junior Handling Association
YKC Members Handling Classes
Toy Group - Veteran
The shortlist comprised - CKCS, Chihuahua (L/C), Coton De Tulear, Italian Greyhound Lowchen Maltese and Miniature Pinscher.
1st : Sangster’s Ch Tidos Charlie He's My Darling At Kirlasidh JW - Chihuahua (Long Coat) – Dog. Super for shape and size. Beautifully constructed. Accurate and confident mover (if not somewhat bolshy with it!!). In super coat and condition.
2nd : Stracey’s Ch Krieger's Bubble Butt JW - Miniature Pinscher – Bitch. Beautifully proportioned. Looks super on the move. Great outline and presented in superb condition.
3rd : Amsel’s Ch Artmeis Golden Oriole Of Regallust - Italian Greyhound – Bitch. A true Italian Greyhound of beautiful size and proportions. Accurate and sound mover demonstrating the correct forehand reach required. Super coat and condition.
4th : Richardson’s Ch Am Ch Hollinsclose's The Gambler (Re-Imp) - Löwchen (Little Lion Dog) – Dog. Masculine but not overdone. Super head. Presents such a typical outline of the breeds on the stand. Correct for bone and substance. Moved really well.
Utility Group - Veteran
Shortlisted group included – Boston T, French Bulldog, German Spitz Klein, Keeshond, Lhasa Apso, Schipperke and Schnauzer.
1st : Cooper & O'Brien’s Susu Princess Spice Parti JW - Tibetan Spaniel – Bitch. She entered the ring as though she owned it! Balanced in outline and of correct proportions. Well laid shoulders produces an easy forehand. Secure topline, high set plumed tail. Coat of a very attractive colour combination. I was surprised to see she had not, as yet, attained her champion status.
2nd : Millar’s Ch Abylity Nina's Celtic Queen of Turnlaw (Imp) Schipperke – Bitch. Just gorgeous for type. Super coat and condition. Head with typical expression. Steady accurate mover.
3rd : Torrance’s Ch Sinyul Let There Be Love - Lhasa Apso – Bitch. Lovely for type. Correctly sized head containing a super expression. Well bodied. Level topline, correct high set tail. Moved effortlessly.
4th : Pearce & Francis’s Ch Longsdale's Dilemma - German Spitz (Klein) – Bitch. Always gives her best and a bitch I have judged before and admired. Completed a quartet of top quality Veterans and once again gave a superb performance in a hotly contested Group.
Eukanuba Puppy Stakes
PD/B Terrier/Utility (61 Entries) Abs: 41
1st: Robb’s Gleniren Oops I Did It Again Sunshoo. Papillon. Stunning for type and overall balance. An ultra feminine girl and a true butterfly. Presents an outstanding profile when standing. Day 1 Winner.
2nd: Rooney’s, Copymear Reign On My Parade with Yorone, Chihuahua (L/C). Another gorgeous example of the breed. Feminine but with ample bone and substance all beautifully in proportion. Super mover. Close call between two future champions.
3rd: Donaldson’s Zorbaloo Don Julio
SKC Open Stakes (24 Entries) Abs: 15
1st: Philip & Dunnachie’s Ch Dvojica Enrique, Dalmatian. Produced a stunning performance when moving. This beautifully proportioned male is a superb showman and was presented in tip top condition.
2nd: Todd’s Witchgait Toasted Cheese. 12 months old Shar Pei. Really impressive youngster. Super for head, balance and skin. Excellent mouth and colour. Moved superbly.
3rd: Harris’s Ch Kichigai Boy Is Back In Town For Watchkees JW, Keeshond.
Kennel Club Breeders' Competition
(Toy) (5 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Cawthera-Purdy’s – Pomeranians. Super group. Impressive heads giving typical expression. Superb quality throughout. Excellent textured coats. True and accurate movers.
2nd: Amsel’s - Italian Greyhounds. Ideal for size, shape and balance. Uniform in movement demonstrating correct forehand reach and strong rear drive. Super skin and condition. Close call.
3rd: Scott’s - Coton de Tulears
(Utility) (4 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Smiths - Tibetan Spaniels. Lead by a glorious example of the breed. Moved well together. Loved the overall shape, size and expression of their heads.
2nd: Wood’s - Min Schnauzers. Collected on the move. Well textured coats and moved soundly in all directions.
3rd: McDonald’s - Tibetan Spaniels
YKC MEMBERS' STAKES
Class 794 YKC Toy (9 Entries) Abs: 2
An excellent class.
1st: Westerman’s Charpin Ottomatic JW. Miniature Pinscher. Both handler and dog are at one and present a superb partnership. Smart young dog who is impressive. He was sympathetically handled when he became unsettled. Champion quality.
2nd: Rutherford’s Potbelli Limited Edition JW. Pug. Another superb handler for this nicely proportioned young dog. Impressive head, super short coat and well bodied. Moved very well.
3rd: Mason’s Crownlake's Denis The Menace
YKC Utility (9 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: Jones’s Rossvale Beautiful Dreamer at Carlita. 14 months old Shih Tzu, Bitch. Very impressive to examine. Super for head, neck and shoulders. Moved impressively and handled to perfection.
2nd: Marshall’s Charney Morning Song For Shandalar, 13 months. Japanese Spitz. 13 months. Attractive, proportioned feminine head. Great coat and pigmentation to compliment. Super on the move. Presented in fabulous condition. Must have a bright future. Close call.
3rd: Hunter & Allen’s Casakura Aurora Borealis
Scottish Kennel Club Brace Stakes Toy/Utility (17 Entries) Abs: 9
1st: Johnstone’s - Tibetan Spaniels. Bitch and Dog of similar size and outline. Moved well together. Super coats and excellent condition. Both so happy!
2nd: Holyland’s - Russian Toys. Both of a lovely size and look very smart when going around the ring. Striking colour which added to the attraction.
3rd: Gregory’s – Keeshonds
Special Beginners Toy/Utility (19 Entries) Abs: 10
1st: Rutherford’s, Mrs Catherine Potbelli Limited Edition JW. 2nd in YKC Members Stakes.
2nd: Lund’s Yakee The Sun God With Magnetizzam. Lovely to examine. Well boned and balanced. Super head with great nostrils. Beautiful eyes. Moved effortlessly.
3rd: Martin’s BABETTE OF AN EXCELLENT CHOICE to CLEMARTILL
Good Citizens Toy/Utility (11 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Pellows’s Mr K Rosanyos Sevillana JW, French Bulldog. A very attractive dog. Super head and well balanced. Throughout he moved so well. Lovely disposition.
2nd: Taylor’s Capriccio at Kanetayl. Papillon. 4 year old Dog. Lovely temperament. Well-presented coat. Moved well in profile using his large mobile ears to great effect.
3rd: Dunford’s MILLHANGER VICTORIA PLUMB
JHA Junior Handling 6 – 11 years
1st: Layla Duncan. The youngest in the class, (handling a Tibetan Spaniel) and clearly she is a star in the making. Completed all tasks with accuracy and confidence. Attentive to the judge’s instructions at all times.
2nd: Chloe Black. Handled a Papillon to advantage. Just missed one side of the reverse triangle but completed all tasks confidently.
3rd: Rhys Duncan
JHA Junior Handling 12 – 16 years
1st: Alexis Kirkwood-Emery, handling a Tibetan Terrier. Having been requested to complete exercises which clearly required concentration, Alexis was outstanding in all of them. A sympathetic and component handler. Gave an excellent reverse triangle.
2nd: Gemma Mackenzie, handling a German Spitz (Mittal). Very close up on Alexis and pushed hard all the way. Similar comments apply.
3rd: Megan Chapman
Import Register Toy
ALL RUSSIAN TOYS
PD (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: Wright’s Warrsan Rebel Jones. 10 months old smooth Dog. Nicely proportioned, held a secure level topline. OK for neck. Excellent rear. To develop a touch in chest. Super coat. Moved well.
2nd: Lovell’s Russiandream Frodo Strudel. 10 months (L/C) B/T Dog. Different in type to 1 but conforms to the breed standard. Super for head and expression. Beautiful eyes. Movement will settle with age. Not yet as mature as 1 but a close call.
Class 370 JD (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Lovell’s Russiandream Frodo Strudel. 2nd in PD. Gained confidence in the class.
2nd: Wright’s Warrsan Marvel Wolf. Well bodied. Super quality smooth coat and in good condition. Impressive head containing correctly shaped attractive eyes. Excellent mouth. Preferred the movement of 1.
PGD (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: Lynch’s Italianskiy Macho Dlya Cherny Brilliant At Garnox. Lots to like about this 2 year old. Nicely put together and has a super body. Head is well proportioned. OK for neck. Moved extremely well. RBD
2nd: Orchard’s Manatek Cushti Rye. 2 years old. Balanced head containing appealing eyes. Well bodied; holds a secure topline. Has equal merit to 1 but not quite as clean in forehand today when coming back to me. Close call.
OD (4 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Orchard & Holyland’s Fr Ch NEBESNYI KOLORIT SUPERMEN (IMP UKR). 3 years old Blue and Tan which I found very attractive and perfectly within the standard (Colour specified). I felt he was extremely well put together both in forequarters and rear angulations. Super neck and lay of shoulders. He produces impressive movement and is particularly smart in profile. Being predominantly smooth coated he has nothing to hide and thought him worth of BOB over a number of glamorous coated exhibits. BD & Best Toy Import.
2nd: Orchard & Holyland’s Int Ch Fr Ch Bel Ch Lux Ch NL Ch Fiesta Show Russi. I can appreciate why so many have awarded this dog frequent honours. He has a super head and the glamour to boot. Mature at 5 years he moves so well. Beautiful temperament. In a the final decision, I preferred the forehand reach and length of neck over 1 but simply splitting hairs.
3rd: Leach’s Kinas Budda Edison At Moyadacha
SBD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Lovell’s Russiandream Frodo Strudel. 2nd in PD.
PB (6 Entries) Abs: 1
Quite a challenging class with 5 forward, each at various stages of development.
1st: Lynch’s Cherny Brilliant Queen at Garnox (TAF, NAF). 11 months and had the edge on maturity here. Lovely overall size and balance so is impressive when standing. Super for body. Attractive head containing appealing eyes. Good for rear; front to settle. Very promising. BPB & BPIB.
2nd: Holyland’s Ollarena Wizadora. Petite and has a truly feminine head giving a lovely expression. Super neck and body. At 9 months is not as forward as 1 in development. A lot to like.
3rd: Holyland’s Ollarena's Yasnaja
JB (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Holyland’s Ollarena Velikaya. 1 year old. She produces an attractive outline and is of a lovely size. Feminine head which is well finished. Lovely eyes. She is well bodied. She was not easy to assess but when moving I saw glimpses of accurate movement. Clearly needs time.
PGB (4 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Leach’s Moyadacha Good Golly. Lots to like here in respect to overall proportions and balance. She is very eye catching when standing. Super for head. Has the best of neck and shoulders with sufficient chest. Her well-constructed hindquarters produce strong rear drive which is complimented by a fair forehand reach. In great condition. BB.
2nd: Leach’s Moyadacha Golly Gosh. Litter sister to 1 and so naturally has many similarities. Not quite the neck and shoulders of 1 but close up in respect in breed attributes.
3rd: Lynch’s Moyadacha My Girl At Garnox
OB (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Holyland’s Ollarena Kleopatra. 4 years, mature and well put together. Whilst I found a number lacked depth of chest, she excels here. Good for neck and shoulders. Perhaps a touch light in body weight. Steady, accurate mover particularly in front which gave her the edge over 2. RBB.
2nd: 717 LEACH, Ms K Stempfort Galaxy at Moyadacha. Attractive B/T and lovely for head qualities. OK neck. Super ribbing and depth to body. Super, well-furnished mobile ears used to advantage. Moved lightly. Good temperament.
AV Import Utility
JD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Main’s Tamoanchan Jabari Brave, Xoloitzcuintle. 1 year. An appealing youngster. Well balanced head with lovely eyes. Body with great ribcage. Super skin and of a lovely temperament. Super mover.
PGD (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Unwin & Winter’s Morningcalm Who's The Daddy, Korean Gingo. Lovely disposition. Quality head, well set neck. Well ribbed body. Tail set high. Moved sturdily and with purpose. Presented in super coat condition. Best Utility Import.
2nd: Main’s Tamoanchan Jabari Brave. 1st in JD.
OD (5 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Unwin & Winter’s Morningcalm White Wizard At Snowtrekka (AI) ShCEx. Korean Jingo. Super for size and shape. Loved his head qualities. Mature looking and well put together. His movement fore and aft was impressive. BD & Best Utility Import
2nd: Wright’s Sand man. Xoloitzcuintle. Upstanding and mature 5 year old. Appealing head. Good for neck, shoulder and body proportions. Produced precise accurate movement both coming and going. Super temperament. Close call. RBD
3rd: Cunningham’s Ir Ch Champ of Noryeong Sanmaek for Yulyeong (imp
SBD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Main’s Tamoanchan Jabari Brave, Xoloitzcuintle. 1st in JD.
PGB (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Unwin & Winter’s Liubice Diamante at Snowtrekka (AI), Korean Jingo. Balanced head with well set, correctly shaped appealing eyes. Strong neck well set. Good for ribbing and brisket. Excellent front and rear angulations produced impressive, accurate movement. RBB
2nd: McQuade’s Xolomania Faina Azeroth (Imp Rus), Xoloitzcuintle. Well grown 2 year old. Feminine head. Another with lots of breed attributes and particularly her angulations which, alike 1, produced steady, accurate movement in all directions. Excellent skin. Close up on 1.
3rd: Rymer’s Rollenwood Runa
OB (3 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: Spry’s Roltamshe Skye, Xoloitzcuintle. Head contained lovely almond eyes with correct planes and tight lips to finish. Good for neck strength and length above well laid shoulders. Good ribcage. Moved with style and precision whilst maintaining a secure backline. BB
2nd: Cunningham’s Yulyeong Legend Of Zelda Ir Jun Ch. Korean Jingo, 2 years old. Well proportioned throughout. Agile on the move with an excellent forehand. Just needs to strengthen a touch behind. Super coat and condition.
Gundog Group - Veteran
The short list comprised. English Setter, Gordon Setter, Hungarian Vizsla, Irish Setter, Retriever (Flat Coat), Spaniel (American Cocker) and Weimaraner,
1st :Clubb, Mason & Findlay’s Sh Ch Oroshaza Chukar Hungarian Vizsla – Presents a stunning profile. Super colour. Proud, noble head giving typical expression, strong neck leading to well laid shoulders. Of balanced bone, well ribbed with correct length of loin. Strong, muscular hindquarters which effortlessly powered him round the ring. He won a quality Veteran Hound Group, returning to the BIS ring to give a stunning performance to the appreciation of the ringside. Best Veteran In show
2nd : McClaine & Dickson’s, Greyspirit Purdue JW Sh.CM ShCEx - Weimaraner – Bitch. Attractive feminine head of good proportions. Lengthy neck set above well laid shoulders. Balanced body with level topline which she held on the move. Super rear angulations. In A1 condition.
3rd :Blain’s Sh Ch Caci's Just A Gigolo At Steelriver (IMP SWE) - Retriever (Flat Coated) – Dog. Masculine head, not overdone and sporting dark eyes well set. Neat correctly placed ears. Good for body, and balanced bone. Tight feet. He excels in front and rear construction. Moved effortlessly.
4th :Donaldson’s Ir Sh Ch Silveross Van Halen Sings Cherdon Sh.CM - Spaniel (American Cocker) – Dog. He is beautifully presented and in fabulous condition. Compact and sturdy in body. On the move he is extremely sound and balanced and moved effortlessly around the ring.
Hound Group – Veteran
The Shortlist Comprised – Afghan, Beagle, Dachshund (Min S/H) and Rhodesian Ridgeback
1st : James’s Ch Gilari Vermillion Venus JW - Afghan Hound – Bitch. Correct head proportions, super dark eye, lengthy neck into well laid shoulders, great chest. Correct fallaway and tail set. Moved superbly.
2nd :Blackburn-Bennett’s Ch Stargang Cherry Berry - Dachshund (Miniature Smooth-Haired) – Bitch with a quality head. Elegant and feminine yet workmanlike. Super neck, forequarters and flowing lines. Correct length upper arm, plenty of forechest, stylish accurate mover.
3rd :Raymond’s Ch & Vdh Ch Dialynne Peter Piper - Beagle – Dog. Still as smart as ever, he is full of type and totally balanced. Appealing head. Shown in superb condition and handled to perfection.
4th :Hodge’s Ch Colkeririn Face To The Sun JW Sh.Cm - Rhodesian Ridgeback – Bitch. Top quality and of great overall quality, soundly made throughout, excellent head and expression, sound legs and feet, very good ridge. Moved superbly as one would expect from her super construction.
Eukanuba Puppy Stakes
PD/B Gundog or Hound (76 Entries) Abs: 31
1st: Criag’s Annavah Belinda of Davricard, Beagle. My notes say ‘just super’. This 11 month old dog is of a lovely size. Totally unexaggerated and screams breed type. Fabulous head, lengthy neck and well-constructed forequarters. Deep chest; well sprung ribs. Maintains a secure topline. Well bent stifles and low set hocks. Moved superbly. Overall winner.
2nd: Mitchell’s Bronia Maverick, Dachshund (Mini L/H). Another stunning youngster. 11 months old. Lovely size. Presented in first class order. Excellent reach of neck, length of upper arm, tight-fitting elbows, and layback of shoulder. He is well bodied with great length of ribs. Without exaggeration, moves with drive and accompanying forehand reach.
3rd: Coxon’s D'Arisca Dinner At Eight
Gundog (7 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Chandler’s – WSS. A uniform group, demonstrating fit for purpose and active movement.
2nd: Leamy’s - Italian Spinone. Small group of robust conformation and a lot to like. Moved well on the go around but not quite as precise as 1 when coming and going.
3rd: Watts - Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
Hound (5 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Parsons - Rhodesian Ridgeback. Really super group. Strong and muscular but not overdone. Purposeful on the move and looked impressive when standing.
2nd: Foote & McAulay’s – BGVP. Close up on 1. Like the activeness on the move. Appealing for heads and overall conformation.
3rd: Cumberland’s - M/S/H Dachshunds
SKC Open Stakes
(Gundog/Hound) (34 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Hunter’s Quicksilver Adrenaline Rush at Reefcrest (IMP USA). 2 years old. Weimaraner bitch. Impressive in profile and did not disappoint when moving. Well balanced throughout and presented in first class condition.
2nd: Elliot’s Aldom Dark N'Stormy, Hungarian Vizsla Dog. 6 years and still moves like a youngster. Impressive forehand reach. Noble head, giving lovely expression. Good shoulders. Well-muscled body.
3rd: Watson’s Sh Ch Bordacity Honey Ryder
YKC Members Stakes
Gundog (11 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Nugent’s Ir Sh Ch Callanbanks Dervlas Dream. 2 year old Weimaraner Bitch. Pleasing head containing lovely eyes. Well set ears. Clean neck, deep in chest and good for body. Moved superbly.
2nd: Storey & Dyer’s Kimifleur Gold Standard. Pointer Bitch. 2 years and still has some developing to do. Another one whose movement was superb.
3rd: McDonald’s Donurie's Hercules
Hound (15 Entries) Abs: 3
1st:Darling Steele’s Sonstraal Walking Sunshine With Sharufa, 3 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback Bitch, 3 years. Strong and muscular but still maintaining femininity. Produced a balance outline when standing. On the move she was accurate both coming and going.
2nd:Mason’s Teckeltown Something Magic JW. 4 years old. Dachshund Bitch (Mini S/H) Well-shaped head and dark eyes of correct size and shape. Good for length of neck, Nicely constructed forequarters. Moved superbly. Close call.
3rd: Mallison’s EDENWHIP VERA
Gundogs/Hounds (29 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Whiteside’s - Rhodesian Ridgebacks. All were balanced and symmetrical in outline. A quality pair, combining strength and dignity. Moved really well.
2nd: Watts - Chesapeake Bay Retrievers. When moving these were impressive individually and moved superbly together. Strong and active with correct coats. Lovely temperaments.
3rd: Bartley’s – BSVP
Special Beginners Stakes
(40 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Hall’s Msingi All About Me Of Cynami JW. Rhodesian Ridgeback Bitch 4 years. Medium sized with good breed type. Firm, balanced body with level backline. Super condition. Moved well.
2nd:Searl & Rawlinson’s Reffton Tibalt at Whipsearle JW (IMP ESP). Whippet Dog, 13 months. Well put together and of a fair size. Produced a lovely profile when standing. Just flattened on the move which just made the difference between the placings.
3rd: Wiszniewska’s BRAVEHEART Duma Kazana
D/B Gundog/Hound (38 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: McMahon’s Ir Sh Ch Silverkelvin Jupiter over Magdala. 5 years old. Weimaraner Dog. Head of correct proportions. Good bone and substance with correct length to height ratio. Clean neck and good length of back. Well-muscled. Covered the ground with ease.
2nd: Dean’s Gempeni Cornflower. Beagle Bitch. Lovely size. Attractive head. Good for neck, body and topline. Moved very well. Close up on 1.
3rd: Underdown’s KENXTWEN CHOCOLATE CHIP AT BARATJA
6-11years (8 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Layla Duncan. The winner of this category in the Toy/Utility JHA. Equally as competent today and produced excellent handing, despite handling a much bigger dog.
2nd: Rhys Duncan. Brother to the winner. Handled a rather challenging dog but managed calmly and managed extremely well/ Produced cleaner and precise triangles than the day previous.
3rd: Delphine Storey
12-16 (16 Entries) Abs: 4
1st: Anya Tyson, Handling a Whippet. Precise and accurate in all directions. Attentive to instruction. Produced seamless moves, particularly in reverse triangles.
2nd: Leonie Elliot. Handling a Golden Retriever. At one with her dog. Excellent work both during examination of the dog and when on the floor. Attentive and responsive to judges position in the ring.
3rd: Gemma Mackenzie
IMPORT REGISTER HOUNDS
PGD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Middleton’s Schumann des Vallees longeronnaises Avec Caelestib. Basset Blue De Gascogne. 22 months. Good wedge shaped head, good length to neck, long back well ribbed. Moved very well. BD
OD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Webster’s OPUS D'AMBRE DE CHASSAGNE AVEC DALMARNO (IMP FRA), Basset Blue De Gascogne 4 years. I liked his head and well placed ears. Strong jaws. Level back. Moved steadily. OK behind. RBD.
PB (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Webster’s DALMARNO DEBONAYRE. Basset Blue De Gascogne. Just 8 months old and promising. Appealing, balanced head. Deep chest and well ribbed. Preferred his leg length. Topline was initially unsettled but then he came into his own and relaxed it perfectly. RBB & BPB.
2nd: 3851 MIDDLETON, Mr Christopher The Dottie Line Deus Ar Maen Glas Avec Caelestible. Basset Blue De Gascogne. Another youngster 11 months old. Somewhat taller on the leg than 1. Body is well ribbed. Secure topline. Excellent rear angulations. Good neck. Forelegs well boned and half crooked (as permissible in the standard).
JB (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Stephenson’s ROLENSKA FAITH IN YOU AT BONDGATE. B/T Coonhound. Promising youngster at 16 months and developing nicely. I liked her proportions and particularly her neck and well placed shoulders. Appealing feminine head. Moved very well. Best Hound Import.
2nd: Middleton’s The Dottie Line Deus Ar Maen Glas Avec Caelestible
PGB (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Robertson’s Scenterbay Elemi. B/T Coonhound. Well made 3 year old bitch. OK for head. Well ribbed body and with depth. Excellent coat. Moved really well which just gave the edge over 2.
2nd: Middleton’s SERENADE DES VALLEES LONGERONNAISES AVEC CAELESTIB. Basset Bleu De Gascogne. 22 months. A typey bitch and impressive to examine. Moved well. Unlucky to meet 1.
OB (4 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Webster’s Ir Ch OCEANE D'AN NAONED AVEC DALMARNO (IMP FRA) Basset Bleu De Gascogne. Mature 4 year old bitch. Lovely type. Not always maintaining a spirit level topline. Excellent rear angulations. Typical front. Well bodied. Moved well in profile.
2nd:Robertson’s Scenterbay Elemi. 1st in PGB.
3rd:Webster’s Ir Ch DALMARNO AURORA Ir J Ch Bel Jun
SBB (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Robertson’s Scenterbay Elemi. 1st in PGB.
IMPORT REGISTER - GUNDOGS
PD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Cooper’s Gameglow Heartbreaker. Braque D’auvergne. 6 months old and an appealing baby. Of good bone and substance for age. Typical strong head. Perhaps a touch shorter in neck than ideal. Secure level backline with underline. Happy character and moved superbly. BP
PGD (3 Entries) Abs: 2
1st: Byrne, Barclay & Kaye’s, Bryanelly Woody Among Nizzanna, Portuguese Pointer, 5 years old. Lovely head proportions. Well ribbed. Presented in excellent coat and condition. Moved impressively. BD.
OD (2 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: Cooper’s Gameglow Playmaker. Braque D’auvergne, 2 ½ years old. Lots to like in respect of body proportions. Great chest. Well angulated hindquarters. Balanced head and moderate length of neck. Super coat. Well-muscled throughout. RBD.
JB (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st:Davies’s Yello vom Zulimo mit Barbamor (IMP CH ). Barbet. Interesting breed. 14 months old. Large head containing excellent nostrils and expressive eyes, framed with long ears. Body to develop. Neck short and strong as required. Unexaggerated movement and a very happy young lady!
PGB (4 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: Taylor’s Fabpoint Pagan NAF (Imp) Portuguese Pointer. 15 monoths and my notes record ‘beautifully contructed throughout’. Of a lovely size; everything is in proportion. Excellent ribbing and chest. Super front and rear angulations. Moved superbly. BEST BITCH AND GUNDOG IMPORT
2nd:Clayton-Smith’s JOY S'WILLA DES HAUTS DE ROUILLAC AT CAIRPARAVEL(IMP Fr), Braque D’auvergne. B/W. 14 months. Excellent head and dentition. OK front. Good for neck, body and chest. Held a secure topline on the move. Moved accurately in all directions.
3rd: Botterill’s Muddiwarx Link To The
OB (5 Entries) Abs: 2
1st:Sladden’s Khyannes Villette At Canemamans (Imp Hun). Braque D’auvergne. 4 years old. Well balanced and therefore produces typical profile when standing. Presented in fabulous order. Excellent mover. RBB
2nd:Davies’s Barbamor Starting On Monday. Barbet. Mature 3 year old. Lots to admire particularly her overall construction. Her balanced angulations produced impressive movement.
3rd:Botterils Awelymor Maelee Avec Muddiwarx RL1
Pastoral Group – Veteran
The shortlist comprised – Finnish Lapphund, Pyrenean Mountain Dog, Samoyed, Shetland Sheepdog, Swedish Vallhund and Welsh Corgi (Pembroke)
1st : Thorne’s Ch Belshanmish Pretty In Pink At Pyrajay Sh.Cm Shc - Pyrenean Mountain Dog – Bitch. Stunning head with the correct balance. Dark pigmentation, super eyes. Firm topline and muscular loins. Impressive front and rear angulations. Presented in the most beautiful pristine coat. A light, free mover she covered the ground with ease.
2nd : Short’s Ch Zeelukzak Ice'n Glorious At Zakaytia Jw Vw - Samoyed – Bitch. Demonstrates that very typical expression of the breed, attributed to those attractive, dark almond shaped eyes. Balanced wedge shaped head. Beautifully constructed throughout, so movement was effortless. Coat in first class condition.
3rd : Meikle & Henderson’s Ch Marymead Muskateer Sh.Cm - Finnish Lapphund – Dog. Lovely masculine head, super eyes which added to his appealing masculine expression. Loved his proportions. Moved briskly and accurately. In super coat.
4th : Diamond’s Ch Eriksfjord Aurora Charm Sh.Cm - Swedish Vallhund – Bitch. Feminine head with with good stop, and dark eyes. Super for ears, neck and shoulders. Secure backline, well sprung ribs. Correct rear angulations to compliment. Fit and muscled condition. Steady mover.
Terrier Group – Veteran
1st : England & Burrage’s Ch Ashleyheath's Black Thunder Sh.CM Shcex VW - Cesky Terrier – Dog. Fit and well conditioned. Correct head shape and rectangular body, well assembled forequarters. Well ribbed, correct topline with slight rise. Muscular hindquarters aided super movement.
2nd : Watson & Kenna’s Ch Cynetkoy Pillow Talk - Border Terrier – Bitch. Nice for type and not overdone in any way, good ottery head. Attractive eyes giving a lovely expression, good reach of neck and level topline. Correct textured jacket. Stood four square.
3rd : Bannister’s Ch Miteymidgets Going Global Jw Sh.Cm VW - Bedlington Terrier – Bitch. Still full of charm. Very shapely throughout, moderate, balanced and unexaggerated. Well balanced head with strong muzzle. Attractive eyes. Correct top-line and textured coat. Super front movement.
4th : Hooley’s Ch Hoolmark Belle Starr Jw - Parson Russell Terrier – Bitch. Not the largest but well within the standard. She is unexaggerated and workmanlike. Feminine head with a strong muzzle and good bite. Good for bone and straight front legs. Steady mover maintaining her balanced outline.
Working Group – Veteran
1st : Nevinson’s Ch Chayo Golden Touch - alaskan malamute – dog. Impressive head being both broad and powerful. Good eyes, neat ears. Arched muscular, neck. Ample bone and substance. Presented in excellent well-toned condition. Super coat. Moved true in all directions.
2nd : Hollifield & Humphreys Ch Richearon Palden - Tibetan Mastiff – Dog. So impressive. Large well-proportioned head and expressive eye. Has strong loins and deep ribcage. Agile and accurate on the move, with an excellent balanced relaxed action. Super coat and condition.
3rd : Thompson-Morgan & Morgan’s Ch Belleville Anjo De Noite - Portuguese Water Dog – bitch. In fabulous coat and condition for age. Super example of the breed. Lovely to examine. Sound true mover.
4th : Patrick’s Ch Tom Bombadil Of Poliarine Arktika At Coldasice - Siberian Husky – Dog. Lovely type and excellent shape and outline. Quality head with good neck and shoulders. Nicely angulated front and rear. Produced free flowing movement.
Eukanuba Puppy Stakes
PD/B Working/Pastoral /Terrier (72 Entries) Abs: 47
1st: Crawley’s Ragus Punch Bowl. Stunning Norwich Terrier, Wheaten Dog, just 6 months. He screams true breed type. Already of balanced bone and substance. Quality jacket. Well set tail. Head of balanced proportions. True, careful mover. Runner up overall.
2nd: Miller & Haslam’s Monarchcor Lady Luck At Meitza. Welsh Corgi (Pembroke). Bitch. Another exceptional puppy. Excellent head giving a lovely expression. Good neck and firm topline in standing and on the move. Good bone and feet. Free accurate mover. In super coat.
3rd: Bartley & Bartley’s Nikami Papa Smurf Atelib
SKC Open Stakes (34 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Bannister’s, Miteymidgets New Vision JW, Bedlington, Dog. Still a youngster. Total unexaggerated. Impressive in outline and proportions. Excels in head balance and expression. Keen eyes. Powerful jaws. On the move he produces typical gait which is free, sound and accurate.
2nd: Sammut & Formosa’s Malta Ch Moonlight Bullshadow Big Ali Samforosa, Bullmastiff. Thought him something special. Impressive, powerful head giving typical expression. Well-proportioned throughout and of ample bone and substance. Secure strong top-line and powerful shoulders. Moved superbly. Lovely disposition.
3rd: Taylor & Taylor’s Ch Eblanahalls Silkbeard At Raisingsands, SCWT
Kennel Club Breeders
Pastoral (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Foster’s – Briards. A happy group that moved well together. Well put together, in typical coats. Accurate coming and going.
2nd: Crawford’s - Australian Shepherds. All were pretty well balanced. Lovely heads. Moved well together but perhaps not the uniformity of 1.
Terriers (2 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Satherley’s – SCWT – A stunning group, demonstrating that unique texture and colour of coat. Beautiful head pieces. Balanced throughout and moved superbly.
2nd: Norkett’s – SCWT – Contained a lovely puppy who did very well. Moved in harmony and sympathetically handled.
YKC Members Stakes
Working (6 Entries) Abs: 3
1st: Grant’s Lomondane Ca Canny at Eildane, Great Dane Bitch, 3 years. Produces an impressive outline when standing. Well-proportioned for bone. Feminine head. Moved well.
2nd: Kent & Kent’s Lyfearon Off With Her Head, Siberian Husky Bitch 2 ½ years. Another which presents an eye catching picture when standing. In superb coat. Free and accurate on the go around. A touch untidy in front coming towards, which separated the placing of these two lovely dogs.
3rd: Murphy, Murphy & Murphy’s Nanahboozoo Catcha Poacha
Pastoral (11 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Barnes & King’s Starvon Fame Awaits For Izlou, Swedish Vallhund. Bitch. Still relatively young at 14 months. Full of breed type. Lovely head, neck and shoulders. Well handled to get the best out of her. Moved very well.
2nd: Kellett & Burrow’s Fostebrie Exotique Noir of Kellbry JW Sh.CM. Another strong contender. Mature Briard bitch with a lot to like. Super for head, neck and shoulders. Super on the move. Presented in fabulous coat.
3rd: Crawford & Mcdonald’s Ch Mistyholly More Magic for louiston
Terrier (12 Entries) Abs: 4
1st: Allenby’s Ch Diddimont Luna Wuffgood JW. Dandie Dinmont Bitch. 2 years. I took some extra time to wonder at her head piece – it was simply charming. Lovely size. Super body and topline. Moved superbly.
2nd: Sharpe & Sharpe’s Rosettia Keepsake JW, 1 year old Manchester Terrier. Lovely for size and shape. Well balanced head with good finish and strong dentition. Well bodied. Super coat and moved very well.
3rd: Wynter’s Ch Robelroy Many Dreams At Furlongfox ShCEx
SKC Brace Stakes
Working, Pastoral, Terrier (12 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Young – Samoyed. A lovely pair of although an age difference. Handled superbly. At one with each other. Super coat and condition.
2nd: McNiven - Scottish Terrier, Litter mates and very similar so made a great matching pair. Of good overall type. Moved very well, demonstrating the correct breed profile.
3rd: Lamb & Saltmarch - Cairn Terrier
Working, Pastoral, Terrier (31 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Brown’s Rochelles Hawk Warrior. GSD. Really super 2 year old dog. Super temperament. Lovely head. Well bodied. Super rear angulations and moved like a dream. Well shown.
2nd: Powell’s Watercroft Brown Boots. 3 year old Norfolk Terrier. Beautiful head containing fabulous eyes. Excellent substance and bone without being overdone. Level topline. Well set tail. Needs to settle a touch in front. Looked impressive in profile.
3rd: Roper’s Cardigan Bay
GOOD CITIZEN STAKES
Working, Pastoral, Terrier (28 Entries) Abs: 14
1st: Tanton-Joy’s Orangebox A New Hope At Itsaso. Border Collie Bitch, 3 Years of beautiful type. Gorgeous Head. Super for neck, body and topline. Moved really well and a gentle character.
2nd: Bannister’s Ch Miteymidgets Going Global JW Sh.CM VW. 9 Years old. Lovely Temperament. In beautiful coat and condition. Moves typically.
3rd: Pitt’s Foxwater Miss Adventure
JHA JUNIOR HANDING
6-11 (10 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Myla Mae Hanes. Produced a very smart triangle. Receptive to Judges requests and handled sympathetically.
2nd: Elena Archibald. Also the same comments apply but just missed out on the second triangle but close up on 1.
3rd: Leo Page
12-16 (6 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Francesca Wilson. Very mature performance. Totally comfortable with the reverse triangle and handle with confidence.
2nd: Maisie Allenby. Also a very good handler. Completed all requests satisfactorily. Just needs a touch more confidence with change of lead.
3rd: Gemma Mackenzie
AV Import Register – Pastoral
PD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Neo’s Boscoantico Betulla Bianca Del Sejati. Bergomasco Dog 7 months. Nicely constructed youngster. Produces a squarish outline. Good for body, chest and topline with correct sloping croup. Hindquarters well angulated, hocks slightly higher as required. Well set tail. Moved well. Best Puppy.
PGD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: 5191 Withers, Boscoantico Baci da Vischio. 2 ½ years. Well proportioned. Good coat length. Body is balanced with good deep brisket. Well sprung ribs. Holds a steady topline on the move. Hindquarters produce adequate propulsion. Front a touch untidy. RBD.
OD (3 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Pickering & Pickering’s Ir Ch Murray D'Ered Luin Avec Picarboo (Imp) Fra. Picardy Sheepdog Fit and well balanced. Head contains strong foreface well covered. Good dentition. Good for neck. Elbows close in to low chest. Excellent mover. Coat of good harsh texture. BD & Best Import Pastoral.
2nd: Brown’s Kontrastas hector the noble with Tamalden. White Swiss Shepherd Dog. Delightful temperament. Well bodied. Balanced, attractive head. OK feet. Good for coat. Moved a touch close behind.
SBD (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Neo’s Boscoantico Betulla Bianca Del Sejati.
PGB (1 Entries) Abs: 0
1st: Smith’s, Gwen White Elf Lord Of North For Sandlyun (Imp). White Swiss Shepherd Dog. Bitch. 2 years old. Lovely temperament. Presented in super coat and condition. Good pigmentation. Lovely to examine and this proved excellent movement. RBB
OB (2 Entries) Abs: 1
1st: Brown’s, White Swiss Shepherd Dog. Bitch. Faith follow your dream Lord of the North with Tam. Looks impressive on the stand. Good for head balance and expression. Well set neck. Secure backline. Perhaps a touch narrow going away. Moves extremely well in profile with full use of well-constructed forequarters. BB
TONY ALLCOCK OBE (Judge)