- Show Date: 08/01/2023
- Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
- Judged by: Nicola Spencer Contact Judge
- Published Date: 28/07/2023
Goyt Valley Gundog Society
Goyt Valley Gundog Society
Labrador Retriever, English Springer Spaniel, Welsh Springer Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel, Lagotto Romagnolo, Flat Coated Retriever, Brittany, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrever
1st SHAROUNS INSPECTOR GADGET
One from the top drawer; an outstanding yellow just 6 months. Masculine head with good strength for age, clean in cheek and well defined stop with well placed ears. Excellent eye of correct shape and with soft expression. Clean neck and shoulders into firm topline with well set on characteristic tail. Excellent bone. Super feet. Well made all through with balanced angulation in front and rear quarters. Plenty forechest with depth through chest and body and ample spring of rib. Well coated. Such super quality; I expect an exciting future ahead. BPIB.
2nd NETHERDENE SEA CAPTAIN
11 months male. Pleasing type with overall good make and shape. Excellent eye and pigmentation. Plenty breadth across forechest with enough return in upper arm. Excellent spring of rib with firm topline. Excellent tail and set. Powerful hindquarters with plenty breadth across the width of first and second thigh. Excellent double coat. Just preferred the overall balance of one.
3rd HARROP RAVENHEART
1st LANDEBEC CRAZY IN LOVE
Beautifully balanced in build female. Super head and eye with kind expression and well set ear. Well made through body with plenty depth, good ribbing and short coupled. Stood true front and back with excellent hindquarters. Clean through the neck and shoulders with excellent topline and tailset. Super coat. Moved out very soundly.
2nd DENIANGILL ALMOST HAD IT ALL
Another of excellent type, shape and proportions. Very close decision to one but not as far forward in overall development. Well made in head with beautiful expression. Superb front. Well boned with excellent return of upper arm. Good depth through body. Excellent hindquarters with good width across highs and correct angulation. Excellent topline and tailset.3rd CINDERS SALTY SEA
1st LEMBAS TIANA AT SERENJAR
Black 2yr female. Quite excitable so didn't always show off her head and ear placement to advantage. Pleasing enough type. Stands true in front with good return in upper arm. Generally well proportioned. Decent breadth across front and good depth to well sprung ribs. Plenty width across hindquarters. Would prefer more bone relative to size and not as steady on the move as others today. Densely coated.
1st WILLOWRUSH KERSEY DUSK AT SERENJAR
Yellow female with lovely dark eye of good shape and expression. Excellent pigmentation. Well proportioned all through with clean build through neck and shoulder. Ribbed well back, short coupled and strong through the loin with good tailset. Well made hindquarters with plenty width though tended to move a little close. Difficult to assess profile movement as rather excitable on the go today.
1st MARIANK VANITY FAIR AT LANDEBEC
Beautiful type yellow female of good overall size and proportions. Super head for shape and balance with the loveliest eye. Cleanly constructed through the cheek with excellent ears of good size. Strong neck of proportionate length. Smooth flow from the neck, over the withers through to an excellent topline and characteristic tail carried and used well. Stands on good feet. Excellent double coat of great density and texture. I thought very much the same mould as my Junior winner and see from the catalogue that this is her Dam. BOB.
2nd ALLANINE’S ON THE SEA SHORE
Excellent type and of proportionate shape and make. Feminine in head with lovely eye. Stands true, and well angulated front and back with good bone. Plenty depth through the body and well ribbed. Not in quite as hard condition as the class winner.
3rd MEADOWLINE MAD ABOUT YOU FOR RALYVILLE
ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANIEL
1st PETRANELLA TIPPING THE WINK
Very typey Liver & White youngster presenting a balanced outline. Well proportioned and feminine in head. Correctly set ear of good length. Positive front assembly with plenty reach of neck. Well angulated through the upper arm with nice, tight elbows. Stands true both ends with strong bone and tight well padded feet. Excellent topline and tailset. Well made through rib and couplings. Super hindquarters. Moved with plenty of reach and drive. BPIB
1st BERESFORD ON MY WAY WITH ACREGATE
Liver & White Male 14 months. Masculine head with good shaping to the skull and brow with characteristic fluting. Kindly expression from well shaped eye. Good nose. Strong, well arched neck. Excellent topline and tailset. Plenty depth and strength through the body and ribbed well back. Hocks firm and low to ground. BOB and shortlisted by BIS judge.
WELSH SPRINGER SPANIEL
1st RENASCENT BLEABERRY AT SLAPESTONES (IMP USA) TAF NAF BPIB
Beautiful puppy, brimming with quality and with the loveliest of heads. Kindly expression. Super make in front and rear angulation with well padded, tight feet. Ribs extend well back. Hindquarters developing nicely with good breadth across the first and second thigh with hocks well let down. Looked a treat striding out.
1st RENASCENT BLEABERRY AT SLAPESTONES (IMP USA) TAF NAF
1st NYLIRAM THE MOTH CATCHER JW
Pretty head with lovely shaping through the skull and well defined stop. Beautiful expression. Excellent ear set and shape. Stands true in front with tight elbows. Plenty return in upper arm with well laid shoulder. Excellent topline and tailset. Plenty depth with good ribbing. Coat richly coloured with he correct flat, silky texture.
1st SH CH NYLIRAM TELLING TALES JW BOB
Outstanding quality and type with stunning head and eye. Excellent angulation in front with firm topline. Well sprung through ribs with plenty depth and strong coupled. Tail set on low and well used on the move. Beautifully presented in full coat and furnishings of correct silky texture. Really well balanced all through with correct angulation in front and rear quarters. Moved out with plenty drive and ground covering action. A highly worthy BOB winner.
2nd BETHERSDEN BRIGADIER
Super male with plenty to like. Balanced head with good shaping through the skull and strength in muzzle. Lovely dark eye. Strong, muscular neck, neatly set into cleanly placed shoulders. Well made through the ribs with excellent topline. Balanced in angulation front and rear. Excellent bone and well padded, neat feet. Richly coloured with correct straight, flat lying coat.
3rd MENSTONIA METEOR
J (1,0) HARASTEORRA BIG BEAR
Just 12 months. Lots of quality to his masculine, well balanced head with typical shaping across the skull and in brows. Lovely eye and expression. Good size feet, well feathered between the toes. Good fill in chest with strong bone. Strong neck. Ribs extend well back. Strongly muscled hindquarters. Hocks well let down. Good topline with typical, lively tail action on the move. An appealing prospect.
A close call in placings. I felt the winner could be better in front pastern but preferred her overall balance with her maturity at the moment. I’m sure her son will challenge the position harder in future as he develops.
1st HARASTEORRA APHRODITE
3 years old female. Lovely head with good balance between skull and muzzle. Strong neck with shoulders well laid back. Well developed in forechest. Ribs extend well back with deep underline. Muscular all through with well built hindquarters. Moved out well with characteristic roll.
2nd HARASTEORRA BIG BEAR Repeat
Two outstanding males heading the class.
1st SH CH EALD DANCES WITH WOLVES AMONG NYLIRAM JW ShCEx OSW BOB
Scored points on sound, breed typical movement. So full of quality with a super head and masculine eye framed by good brows. Well made in front with ample forechest. Well off for bone. Ribbed well back with plenty spring and depth along the underline. Strong rear with hocks set low to ground. Excellent topline, tailset and carriage. BOB and shortlisted for BIS.
2nd Sh CH/IR CH BARDINGS BYPOLAR BEAR IR JUN CH CW19 CJW19 JW
Another with so much quality. Presents a beautifully balanced outline with super bone and substance. Lovely head of typical shape and frowning to the eye, with soft expression. Made so well in front and rear quarters. Depth right though the middle with no waistiness. Fabulous golden liver coat with the desired gold tipping. Stood and moved absolutely true, just not quite the animation of the winner today.
3rd VARYA VELIKOLEPNAYA IZ VALLEY WINS AT TORSHCA (IMP BLR)
1st EMMROCHE DANCER
Female 2yrs. Good shaping to the head with strength in muzzle. Eye full in shape with intelligent expression. Enough stop. Correct moderately large ear. Relatively short, clean neck. Stood true front on though could have more fill in forechest and greater angulation through the upper arm. Correctly proportioned in height with greater leg length to depth of body. Straight in topline with decent tail set and carriage. Compact feet. Densely coated. Moved ok.
1st ROZEBOTTEL'S PORTHOS (IMP NLD)
Presents the absolute picture of balance from nose to tail when stood and on the move. Fabulous head with good proportions and slight divergence. Strength in muzzle. Strong, slightly arched neck with clean shoulder placement. Very nicely constructed in front with ample fill in chest and good length and return to upper arm. Front legs sit well under. Correctly shaped feet front and back. Well made through rib and short, strong loin. Characteristic hindquarters with slightly greater length to the lower thigh, slightly more angulation than in front as is ideal and well muscled. Sturdy hocks. Excellent coat. Moved out so soundly with free action and plenty of drive. BOB & awarded BIS 4 by judge Hilary Male
RETRIEVER FLAT COATED
What an absolutely super class with some exciting youngsters.
1st OIYOU MACCHIATO
Similar comments for quality and type apply to both these boys at the head of the line though I considered my winner was slightly more together in front at the moment. Classic head shape with a good degree of masculinity. Well made through neck and shoulder with excellent assembly in front. Well made in body with the desirable shaping to the ribs. Plenty width in hindquarters with correct moderate angulation and hocks well let down. Super mover. BPIB.
2nd BLACKTOFT BRINDISI BY BUCKLEYHILL
Another who presents a cracking outline and so breed typical in many aspects. Super head of balanced proportions and lovely expression. Strong neck running cleanly into well lad shoulders. Plenty angulation where required front and back with ample width to the hindquarters. Excellent coat, topline and tailset. Excellent feet, well padded and shaped.
3rd BLACKTOFT AVELINO
1st STEELRIVER HIT THE BEACH WITH BUCKLEYHILL
Mature male with super head and eye. Balanced all through. Well made in front; stands true on good feet. Excellent coat and furnishings. Depth in Chest and well ribbed back. Super hindquarters with plenty width and correct, moderate angulation. Sound in movement. BOB.
How fortunate I was today to have hands on of two such outstanding dogs; both super examples of the breed.
1st SH CH BONAPARTIST PICKPOCKET
Masculine head with correct 3:2 skull to muzzle proportions with parallel planes. Excellent eye. Well pigmented. Stands true front and back. Depth in chest to the elbow. Firm topline with moderate slope. Ribcage well rounded. Well made front and back with the desired slight contrast in angulation comparing front assembly to the rear . Thighs broad and muscular. Hocks firm. Moved out true with typical brisk gait. BOB & BIS3
2nd SH CH HIGHCLARE ONLY ONE AVEC TAILLISIDE (AI) JW
Another lovely boy with correct square, cobby appearance. Masculine in expression. Correct parallel head planes with ear high set. Stands true on good feet. Excellent spring of rib. Good length to foreleg and characteristic build in hindquarters generating desired slight slope in topline. Typical in outline and movement.
NOVA SCOTIA DUCK TOLLING RETRIEVER
1st AFONBACH SYRAX
What a beautiful puppy. Lovely head of slight wedge shape and moderate stop. Eye typical in shape with soft expression. Ears well set. Clean neck of medium length. Stands true in front with good return of upper arm. Good depth to brisket with moderate tuck up. Well made hindquarters with plenty width and good muscling. Well coated for age with white on tail tip and feet. Sound on the move. BPIB.
2nd CAMUSMOR CA CANNY WITH ACANUCK
Typical in head with good balance and shape. Kind expression. Well placed ears. Strong neck of medium length. Well angulated in front with good forechest. Ribs well sprung. Firm topline. Well made hindquarters with plenty width and good muscling. Good quality to the coat.
3rd AFONBACH DREAMFYRE AT SHORROCKS
1st AFONBACH SYRAX Repeat
2nd Coedhelyg Son Shine
Masculine in head and eye with typical shape and clean through the cheek. Balanced in outline. Good bone and feet. Well made in front with ample forechest built from correct angulation. Tight elbows and straight in foreleg. Well sprung through the ribs. Excellent topline and tailset with good underline showing minimal tuck up. Well coated and furnished with characteristic white markings to chest, blaze and feet. Moved out very soundly.
1st SAWBRIDGE LOCHBUIE
Very sound and feminine in build. Lovely head and expressive eye with well sized ears, correctly set. Stands true in front. Good return of upper arm. Firm topline. Excellent rear. Moved true and soundly. Nicely furnished tail with white tip, tipped feet. Moved out well with typical gait.
2nd COEDHELYG JINGLE ALL THE WAY
Similar in type to one. Pleasing head with slightly rounded skull and moderate stop. Kind eye of correct medium, almond shape.. Sound in front assembly with shoulder well laid back and good return of upper arm. Ribs well sprung. Good depth to brisket and short coupled. Moved soundly. Just preferred overall balance of winner.
3rd CRETSHENGAN KITCHI LAKE (AI)
Two super males heading this class.
1st AFONBACH WINTER IS COMING JW BOB
Presents an imposing image of sound balance and masculinity. Stands so true front and back in natural stance. Characteristic head with good breadth in skull, flat cheeks and moderate stop. Well muscled neck of medium length sitting cleanly into well laid back shoulders. Good feathering to the throat and back of ears. Correctly built in front with balanced angulation and tight elbows. Good depth and length through the ribbing, strong over the loin and short coupled. White markings on feet and chest. Holds himself well on the move with typical gait.
2nd SH CH EUSANIT SILVER DREAM MACHINE
Another superb quality male of excellent construction and balance. Scores highly in head with all the typical proportions and shape and kind expression. Stands true front and back. Struggled with the shiny floor at points but moved so soundly once he got going. Presents good balance and shape in online. Well sprung ribs and firm in topline with excellent tailset. Shown in super condition; excellent coat and furnishings with correctly placed characteristic white markings.
3rd HWYADEN SUNRISE RUBY AT SAWBRIDGE
Nicola Spencer (Judge)