• Show Date: 05/04/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Alison Broome Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Windsor Gundog Society

Windor Gundog – Flatcoated Retriever Critique

5th April 2023

Puppy (6, 2)

1. Douglas’ Kalexas Upper Class At Greenbayhill (IMP NOR). 7 month old bitch, well balanced, good bone and just right for her age. Moderate angulation throughout, good depth of chest with a well defined brisket. Short coupled with a level topline and correct tail set. Moulded feminine head. Moved well. BP.

2. Tagg’s Oiyou Double Espresso. 11 month old bitch, well presented in good coat and condition. Head well moulded with correct dentition. Good reach of neck into a level topline which she maintained on the move, tail set ok. Good bone and lovely feet.

Junior (3, 0)

1. Smitherman’s Seaheart Diva. 16 month old bitch. She has matured in body since I last judged her and presented in beautiful coat and condition. Well ribbed up with good depth of chest and balanced angulation. Good bone and correct feet. Moulded feminine head with a kind expression and a dark almond eye, good reach of neck into a level topline with tail set well. Moved well when settled.

2. Durrant’s Glenturret Gypsy Tart. 12 month old bitch, lacked the maturity of the winner but still right for her age. Of moderate size with adequate bone. Moulded, well proportioned head with correct dentition. Presented in good coat. Moved clean all ways and maintained level topline and tail carriage throughout.

Post Graduate (5, 0)

1. Bellamy’s Moontorn Better Half Of Me JW. Beautifully presented bitch. Correct head and expression with good reach of neck flowing well into the topline, just a little bit long in loin. Well muscled throughout with clean movement all ways showing balanced angulation and correct topline and tail carriage. RBOB.

2. Smitherman’s Seaheart Diva.

Open (7,0)

1. Phipps-Baker & Baker’s Never Say Never Oasis Of Peace To Maddouse. Beautiful, mature bitch with plenty of breed type who stood out in this class. Head well moulded, of correct proportions with a pleasing expression. Of moderate size with good bone and well arched feet. Moderate angulation throughout, short coupled, good depth of chest and well laid shoulder. Presented in excellent coat and condition and well muscled which was reflected in her movement. BOB.

2. Tagg’s Empire Glory Black Brianta At Oiyou (IMP CZE) JW SGWC KCWGC. Another mature and well presented bitch, in good quality coat. Feminine head with a dark eye of correct shape. Mature in body and well ribbed up, good bone and strong, round feet. Balanced front and rear angulation but preferred the lay of shoulder on the winner. Moved well.

Lauren Broome