• Show Date: 05/04/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Jane Howarth Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 22/08/2023

Windsor Gundog Society

Italian Spinone

Puppy (2,1 abs)

1 Sharp’s Affilato It Had To Be You

Very promising 7 month with spongy nose and long low ears giving that typical expression. Straight well boned front legs and sloping stifles lead to round feet. Balanced in body with strong quarters and correct angulation. She moved well here to win Best of Breed. Delighted to see her show so well later and go on to Best Puppy In Show. Well done!

Junior (1)

1 Moore’s Affilato We Will Rock You

Litter sister to previous winner. Showing a positive disposition and enjoying her day. Pleasing in head, shorter in muzzle than her sister. Lovely eyes and low set ears. Good length of rib, Firm over the loins and enough width over her quarters for her age. Moved freely.

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers

Junior (1)

1 Hayes’ Tideflight Floki

Strongly built 9 month old with broad head. Straight well boned front legs. Moderate rear angulation. Over enthusiastic on the move. Should do well when he settles.

Post grad (2)

1 Watt’s Oakleaf Manor Bay of Oakmarsh

Approaching two years. Pleasing in head. Good front assembly leading to well ribbed body. Strong over the quarters with good angulation. Moved steadily.

2 Searles’ Oakmarsh Indian Dream Maker for Cravessa

Fit and well and in good body. Well shaped head with bright eyes and typical expression. Well ribbed up. Not as positive on the move as the winner today.

Open (4, 1)

1 Watts’ Sh Ch Oakmarsh Chestnut

Balanced through and presents a lovely outline. Strong, well shaped head. Straight front with good layback of shoulder. Good length of body and firm couplings giving correct topline. Well angulated quarters with good width of second thigh. Moved with strength and drive. Best of Breed

2 Watts’ Oakmarsh Freedom

Smaller type but still balanced through. Strong neck of good length. Correct in front. Good dense, hard coat. Moved steadily.

3 Watts’ Oakmarsh Acorn

Curly Coated retriever

Puppy (3,1)

1 Richard and Flaher’s Tessmene Icing on the Cake

Finely headed 7 month liver. Well developed ribs for her age with good width and enough depth. Moderate rear angulation. She was presented in good coat and moved well for her age.

2 Sutton and Whitehead’s Foxreiver Grey ghost

Another of 7 months. Good head proportions. Strong in neck with tight round feet. Moved well once settled. Just needs a bit more confidence to do himself justice.

Junior (2,1)

1 Foxreiver Grey Ghost

Post grad (2,1)

1 Sutton’s Hopeall And Aat’s Bud Spencer

At two, is developing along the right lines. Well shaped head with good ear placement and dark eyes. Good length of body, just needs to fully mature. Presented in good coat. Best of Breed

Open (3,1)

1 Hopeall and Aat’s Bud Spencer

2 Legget’s Kagemusha Ki Ken Tai

Now ten years old. Well proportioned head strong legs and tight round feet. Had to give way to youth today.

AV gundog

Minor Puppy Dog (8)

1 Matthews and Adaam’s Pointer Carofel Wings of Hope

Smart upstanding lad. Well shaped head with good stop and good ears. Strong neck and straight in front leading to good feet. Well bodied for his age with good rib. Well angulated quarters. Moved well for his age.

2 Bowen’s Flatcoat Clandrift Bring Me Sunshine

Well put together with a positive temperament and showing well. Pleasing head with good neck and shoulders. Well ribbed body. Good rear angulation. Should go on to do well.

3 Searles’ SWD Cravessa’s Bottoms Up

Puppy Dog (11)

1 Henson’s Golden Ret Cinderbank Move It

Full of promise. Balanced in head with dark pigmentation. Strong neck of good length leads to well laid shoulders. Good width and depth to his body. Well coupled giving a correct topline. He has good width to his quarters. Shown in good coat and body. He moved well.

2 Suett’s Weimaraner Silberliss Peckham Pouncer

Refined in head with good eyes and intelligent expression. Strong neck of good length leads to well-balanced body. Good rear angulation. Moved steadily.

3 Parson’s Irish Setter Quensha Thinking Out Loud at Bransett

Minor Puppy Bitch (10)

1 Webber and Sladden’s Bracco Valcor Killer Queen

Full of promise and giving her handler plenty to do! Correct in head with well-set ears of good length. Strong straight front legs lead to well laid shoulders. Good length of body and well angulated quarters. She moved well once settled.

2 Cox’s ESS Tiroen To Have and To Hold

Another promising baby. Well headed with good stop and well placed ears giving a kind expression. Plenty of rib for her age. Firm in topline. Neat feet. Should go on to do well.

3 Brooksmith’s Pointer Millpoint Golden Pippin

Puppy Bitch (16)

1 Tagg’s Flatcoat Oiyou Double Espresso

At 11 months is full of life and enjoying her showing. Well-shaped head with dark eyes. Straight in front with good quality bone. Good length of rib and short in loins giving a well-balanced body. In good coat and condition. Moved freely covering the ring easily.

2 Clarke’s Golden Ret Sunnyoak The Look of Love

Also 11 months. Lovely headed girl with dark eyes and well placed ears. Balanced in body. She has good rear angulation and used this to effect on the move.

3 Akehurst’s NDTR Oryxes Allure of the Trees at Ripplerush.

Jane Howarth