- Show Date: 26/08/2023
- Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
- Judged by: Michael Blay Contact Judge
- Published Date: 17/10/2023
North Of England Hunt Point Retrieve Club
NORTH OF ENGLAND HPR 26th August 2023 Judge Mike Blay I would like to thank the Secretary for the invite, and to the hard working committee for running a super show in his absence on the day. The weather was challenging with a thunderstorm rumbling around, but all the dogs coped admirably. Thanks must also go to the exhibitors for accepting my decisions graciously and with sportsmanship. BRITTANY Puppy 0 Entries Junior 0 Entries PG 0 Open 1,0 1. Graham – Sh Ch Bonapartist Pickpocket. D. Ooozes Quality, super cobby shape when stacked, classic head shape, with good eye and correct ear set, medium length neck set on well placed shoulders, good front assembly and straight front legs, deep brisket and well off for rib, short strong loin and correct slight slope to topline, full of muscle behind which allowed him to power around the ring with the distinctive short brisk stride. Pleased to award him BOB, Best Champion class and final couldn’t resist him for Best in Show. ITALIAN SPINONE Puppy 0 Junior 0 PG 1,0 1. Glazik – Ellisbell Piaggio. D. O/W male rangy, pleasing shape when stacked, good head and expression, strong neck and well placed shoulders, plenty of rib, correct height to withers, good through topline, would like a bit more angulation behind, moved ok, but just tended to carry his tail over the parallel, in good coat with a thick skin to him. Open 1,0 1. Wagh – Sh Ch Prottino Del Vera By Dewdhala. B. o/w roan, heavier set type than PG, Good head planes, strong neck and well placed shoulders, strong bones and good feet, correct topline and muscular rear quarters, another in good coat, liked her overall balance on the move with a good steady gait and held her topline well. BOB MEMBER STAKES Special Yearling 7,3 1. Bowler – Winterwell Iggy Inch JW. D. GSP. Dog I’ve been over before as a youngster and keeps getting better, lovely profile when stacked, clean head and soft melting expression, good neck and shoulders, well sprung rib, Firm topline, short coupled and good croup leading to a well placed tailset, muscled rear quarters and liked his angles behind, good drive on the move and presented a lovely picture in profile. 2. Robson – Kalimor Nancy ay Robricci JW. B. Weim. Clean outline in profile, lovely shape to her, pleasing head and expression, good neck and well placed shoulders, good through rib and short strong loin, correct length to body, well angled behind and moved well. 3. Bradley K – Ambravittiriya Art of Love For Marghele. B. Viz. 4. Bowman – Sharrale Maxymillion .D. GSP. Open 7,4 1. Barker - Barkersdream Who Dares Wins. B. GSP. Loved her shape when stood, catches the eye, found her in super condition, feminine head with soft expression and dark eye, best of shoulders and good front assembly, deep brisket down to elbow and rib well sprung, correct topline and short coupling, strong rear and good turn of stifle, fluid on the move showing good reach and drive. 2. Cox – Cushatlaw Serendipity. B. GSP. A bitch who I’ve liked in the past, didn’t disappoint again today, lovely shape to her when stacked, very feminine, muscular throughout and moved well, just preferred type and condition of 1 today. 3. McMahon – Ir Ch Ch Silverkelvin Juptier Over Magdala CW22. D. Weim. AV Puppy 8,5 1. Hardcastle & Bradley - Castledogley Firenze. B. Viz. Lovely young girl, mature for age, super head and soft expression, good neck and well placed shoulder, well off for rib for her age, good body proportions when settled and stacked, good coat with the distinctive oiliness to it, good rear quarters with good turn to stifle, won the class on her maturity on the move, showing clean an straight lines on the up and down. Couldn’t deny her the class and subsequently Res Best Puppy in Show. 2. McMurdo – Ceilloch Express. D. GSP. Pleasing L/W male of good type, liked his shape when stacked, good topline and good behind, just not the steadiness of 1 today on the move. 3. Geary - Wesley Vom Alte Wald At Germanus (Imp) NAF RAF. D. GWP AV Veteran 4,1 1. Bradley E – Sh Ch Vizslanya Vivmany By Highforce JW ShCM ShCEX VW. B. Viz. A Super class with any one of the 3 worthy of winning it, Today I chose the Hun Viz, loved her head, clean neck and well place shoulders, good through rib and correct topline, still muscled behind which she used to her advantage on the move. 2. Rayner & Maskell – Sh Ch Gunalt Academy of Raystans JW ShCM. D. Weim. Male who I’ve loved in the past and previously given a CC too, loved his size and shape, deep in chest and correct amount of tuck up, good length to body, short and strong in the loin, moved with plenty of drive, just preferred 1 today. 3. Thurm – Sh Ch Bryburn Bacchus JW ShCm ShCEX, D. GSP AV Champion 8,5 1. Graham – Sh Ch Bonapartist Pickpocket. D. Brittany. As per Open Brittany. 2. Bradley E – Sh Ch Vizslanya Vivmany By Highforce JW ShCM ShCEX VW. B. Viz. as per AV Vet. 3. McMahon – Ir Ch Ch Silverkelvin Juptier Over Magdala CW22. D. Weim. RES BOB STAKES 1. Murray & Parker – True Magic of Skyrocket at Szelkiraly (Imp Hun) JW. D. Viz. Another Hun Viz of good type, liked his type, neither too heavy or too fine, good length to neck set on well placed shoulders, well sprung rib and correct body length, correct oily texture to coat, good angles behind allowing him to move freely around the ring. 2. Robson - Kalimor Nancy ay Robricci JW. B. Weim. 2nd Yearling stakes 3. Trow – Sh Ch Fayamm Treacle Tart with Winterwell. B. GSP. 4. Aston – Kutyahaus Ilka Rising Sun. B. Viz. 5. Glazik - Ellisbell Piaggio. D. Spin. JUNIOR HANDLING 1. Mia Craney. Super young handler, Given the size of the dog she coped admirably well, at one at all times with her dog, knew what the breed was bred for, stood her dog well and ran her at the correct speed for the breed, really got the best out of the dog she was handling, definitely one for the future if she chooses to continue her journey in the dog showing world. BEST IN SHOW Graham – Sh Ch Bonapartist Pickpocket. D. Brittany. As per Open Brittany. RESERVE BEST IN SHOW Bradley E – Highforce All or Nothing. D, Hun Viz, A super example of the breed, loved his shape when stacked and stood out in a line up of some lovely dog, classic head shape, good neck and well laid shoulder, deep well sprung rib, good body shape and well muscled behind, moved well with good reach and drive coping admirably with the oncoming storm. BEST PUPPY IN SHOW Allan & Warburton – Owlspoint Loads of Trouble. D. Bracco. Super young dog who showed maturity beyond his years, lovely head planes and good strength to neck, well placed shoulder and deep well sprung rib, good topline and liked his rear angulation, lovely gait on him true and straight on the up and back and showing good drive in profile. Well deserving of BPIS RESERVE BEST PUPPY IN SHOW Hardcastle & Bradley - Castledogley Firenze. B. Viz. As per Puppy Stakes.